Monthly Archives: April 2014
by Charles J. Johnson
” I don’t want to be in the 1980’s!”
Warning: This article contains spoilers for the episode Mazes & Mutants.
by Zach Waller
Techland, the studio that brought us the zombie-lovers dream Dead Island and its sequel Dead Island: Riptide has another new game in the works. Introducing: Hellraid
by Matthew Bandeira
Nintendo has announced a Mario Kart 8 Wii U Deluxe bundle for North America. Included in the bundle will be a 32 GB Wii U console, a copy of Mario Kart 8, a red racing wheel, and a Wii Remote Plus. It will be available on May 30th for $330.
by Brian White
I’m sure by now you’ve heard. Yes, Mario Golf: World Tour, on 3DS, offers a Season Pass for it’s DLC. DLC containing three packs of courses and characters. You can nab ‘em individually for six bucks, or get them in what Nintendo affectionately calls the “Season Pass” for $15. You’d think Nintendo would come up with a better, non-scary name for it, but alas.
by Zach Waller
According to Dualshockers Sony Computer Entertainment America has filed a trademark for “Bloodborne”.
This is just the latest in a series of trademarks that Sony has filed recently. First, it was discovered that they filed software trademarks for “Entwined” and “Kill Strain”. Shortly after that, Sony Japan had renewed their “Dark Chronicle” trademark.
by Zach Waller
Curve Digital, the company behind hit indie titles such as Stealth Inc. and Thomas Was Alone, have announced that they’re bringing three more indie games to all three PlayStation platforms; PS3, PS4, and Vita.
by Dan Isaksson
H1Z1 has caught the attention of the interwebs as Sony Online Entertainment’s attempt to one-up DayZ. The survival horror MMO has shown a lot of promise since its very recent announcement and for anyone interested in some fresh blood to the MMO scene it’s one to keep their eyes on. Therefor keeping your eyes open for the twelve-hour long stream tomorrow could be worth your while. It’s going to be streamed from SOE’s San Diego headquarters tomorrow morning from 9 a.m. to the late evening at 9 p.m pacific time.
by Daniel Campbell
Benox’s Amazing Spider-Man 2 for the Xbox One has seemingly turned up out of the blue on the Xbox One’s Marketplace, surprising fans everywhere. The seemingly dodgy and “accidental release” feel around the game’s release comes from the fact that Activision went out to say that the game was going to be delayed indefinitely a few weeks back, and that according to GameStop and Amazon, the game’s physical copy for the Xbox One is delayed till July 1st. Although this comes as a surprise, Spider-Man 2 fans celebrate as the game already out on every other last and next-gen console (yes, even on the Wii U) can finally hit their eyeballs through the goodness of technology that is their TV.
by Dan Isaksson
The indie-billionaire Notch, the ever so popular creator of our dear Minecraft phenomenon, has just released something new that definitely feels more niched and Notch-like than his recently released Scrolls. Drowning in Problems. This little beauty puts you in the shoes of life. That’s right, with just your mouse and a way to compromise your way through life you click your way through the events in life. Beware though, this game has a rather bitter outlook on life.
by Chris Funston
Today, Ubisoft announced the details of the upcoming Watch Dogs Season Pass which is slated to give players access to a new single-player story, a new game mode, plus new missions, weapons and outfits.
by Eric Brackett
This will be a day long remembered because Disney has finally revealed the full cast of Star Wars Episode VII. Rumors have swirled around potential casting choices ever since Disney announced they were making new movies, but now we finally have an official cast as per the company’s official announcement below:
by Gabe Carey
Have you ever wondered what a Reggie Fils-Aime android would look like? Well, you’re in luck, because Nintendo has answered your highly unlikely question in a new announcement video showcasing the company’s plans for E3. While they, once again, won’t be holding a live press conference, Nintendo will host a digital event online.
by Eddie Davis
Racers rejoice, Sony’s newest console exclusive racer has finally been given a release date. Announced by a YouTube video this morning PlayStation 4 owners will be able to play on October 7th. Along with this announcement Evolution Studios and Sony have also released exactly who the new game director Paul Rustchynsky former director for MotorStorm RC. According to Sony during their announcement the delay has been to be able to “Deliver on our ambitious promise of creating a truly innovative, socially connected racing game.” As a contrast from Sony’s other racing game Gran Turismo, Driveclub will be less about simulation and more about social fun. Including a team racing feature, which will allow players to manage racing teams using the PlayStation plus and the share feature on the PlayStation 4.
by Benjamin Kathwaroon
One of the oldest and most prolific rumors in gaming (the rumor now around 30 years old) has finally been put to rest. Construction workers in New Mexico recently unearthed the fabled burial ground of the failed Atari 2600 game “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” which was such a failure that it nearly led to the collapse of the entire video gaming industry in the early 1980s.