Review: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Pre-sequel, post-boredom.   RELEASE DATE: OCTOBER 14, 2014 GENRE: FIRST-PERSON SHOOTER, RPG PLATFORM: XBOX 360, PLAYSTATION 3, PC DEVELOPER: 2K AUSTRALIA, GEARBOX SOFTWARE PUBLISHER: 2K GAMES ESRB M FOR MATURE MSRP: $59.99 To review a Borderlands game proves a puzzling experience, because a majority of the enjoyment of the game rides on the player’s experience […]

Review: A City Sleeps


I can hear you sing it to me in my sleep. Release Date: October 16, 2014 Genre: Shoot Em Up, Bullet Hell Platform: PC, OSX Developer: Harmonix Publisher: Harmonix ESRB E for Everyone MSRP: $14.99 In search of smaller projects and a change of pace, Harmonix has moved past plastic instruments and into the realm […]

Review: Mega Coin Squad


Digging for Gold Release Date: August 12, 2014 Genre: Arcade, Platformer Platform: PC Developer: Big Pixel Studios Publisher: Adult Swim Games ESRB E for Everyone MSRP: $14.99 Adult Swim Games has often put out many surprising, quirky games that tend to be a lot of fun. This trend continues with Mega Coin Squad; the latest […]

Four Ways for WildStar to Improve


With solid combat, new mechanics not seen in the genre before, unique art style, and humor all its own, it’s easy to see why people are in love with Carbine’s new MMO, WildStar. Despite Carbine being on the ball with content updates, there are plenty of aspects where the game could stand to improve and […]

Telltale announces ‘Walking Dead Season 2′ Episode 4 release dates


Today, Telltale Games officially announced the staggered release dates for ‘Amid the Ruins’ the fourth episode of the popular Walking Dead game. After a few images teasing the new episode last week, today we were given a full trailer as well as the news that Episode 4 will be playable next week. Starting on July […]

New artful indie MOBA ‘Gigantic’ announced


Remember last week when Gearbox drew big headlines with their let’s-not-call-it-a-MOBA Battleborn? Indie studio Motiga jumped into the same sandbox Tuesday by announcing a hero-based battle arena called Gigantic, and it looks like it could give the bigger Gearbox a run for its money. Motiga’s Gigantic pits teams of players against each other, like most MOBAs, but the […]

Ubisoft Debuts Two Trailers for ‘Assassin’s Creed: Unity’


Riding the hype after E3, Ubisoft released two trailers Monday for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed: Unity, one of which features new in-game footage. These new trailers come soon after the announcement that Ubisoft Quebec are taking the reigns on an upcoming Assassin’s Creed title. The first trailer, titled “Inside The Revolution,” presents a very brief summary […]

‘WildStar’ mounts offered to fight hackers


Developers of the scifi-western MMO WildStar announced Wednesday people who sign up for another layer of security on their accounts will get a free mount. Carbine Studios said starting July 10, players with Two-Step Verification activated to protect their WildStar accounts will get a Retroblade hoverbike. That’s in addition to the existing eyepatch costume piece, […]

‘Alien: Isolation’ Pre-Order DLC Features Original Movie Cast


Sega and Creative Assembly have announced pre-order exclusive add-on content for Alien: Isolation, allowing players to revisit the events of Ridley Scott’s original film – with all of the cast reprising their roles. Having starred in the 1979 sci-fi/horror classic Alien,  Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, Yaphet […]

‘Titanfall': Frontier’s Edge DLC announced


After having a presence at RTX 2014 last weekend, Respawn Entertainment has finally announced the second piece of downloadable content for Titanfall. Titled Frontier’s Edge, the pack will contain three brand new multiplayer maps, taking the cat-and-mouse conflict between Pilots and Titans “to the furthest reaches of the universe.” The first of the new maps […]

‘Battleborn’ revealed as new shooter MOBA from Gearbox


Gearbox Software released details and a very pretty trailer for their new IP Tuesday, a first-person hybrid action shooter called Battleborn. The team behind Battleborn described it as an “intense fusion of genres,” combining the first-person shooting mechanics Gearbox was lauded for with its Borderlands series with MOBA mechanics that are making League of Legends and DOTA some […]

Ubisoft Quebec to Head Up New ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Title


Ubisoft announced on Wednesday that their Quebec-based studio will be taking the lead on development of a new Assassin’s Creed game. The publisher previously invested $28 million in Ubisoft Quebec, $4 million of which will be going towards a new workspace. The developer will take up the first three floors of their new building, which […]

‘The Wolf Among Us’ Season Finale Rolling Out July 8


Telltale Games announced Thursday that Episode 5 of The Wolf Among Us – the final episode of the season – is coming next week, starting July 8th. Titled “Cry Wolf,” the episode picks up where Episode 4 left off. After following a long trail of murder and conspiracy, Bigby Wolf finally confronts the Crooked Man, the […]

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