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Review: Lords of the Fallen

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Not so Dark Release Date: October 28, 2014 Genre: Action RPG Platform: PC, Xbox One, PS4 Developer: Deck 13 Interactive/CI Games Publisher: Bandai Namco ESRB M for Mature MSRP: $39.99 I love From Software’s Souls series, and have spent hundreds of hours with those dark, unforgiving, atmospheric games. Lords of the Fallen,  a new action RPG from […]

Opinion: Nostalgia should not sell ‘next-gen’ consoles

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If you somehow missed the news, thousands of fans’ prayers were recently answered when Nintendo confirmed Majora’s Mask will be available on the 3DS in the spring of 2015. Players have been desperately clamoring to revisit Termina for years and the internet exploded in jubilee when the game’s release was confirmed. Just a few months […]

Review: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

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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 […]

Evo 2014 ‘Ultra Street Fighter IV’ top 8 recap

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Predicting the outcome of a tournament as big as the Evolution Championship Series is nigh improbable. With over two thousand entrants in the field, this year’s iteration of Evo saw a roster of players with killers in every qualifying pool. By the end of the day on July 11, that field was whittled down to […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Fighting game tournament roundup: CEO 2014 ‘Ultra Street Fighter IV’ Top 8

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Tensions were high on the weekend of June 29, with Community Effort Orlando 2014 (CEO) being the last stop on the Capcom Pro Tour schedule before EVO 2014 on July 11. Not only is CEO a last chance for players to leave a lasting impression before the Super Bowl of the Fighting Game Community that […]

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

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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 […]

‘Battleborn’ revealed as new shooter MOBA from Gearbox

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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 […]

10 Top Indie Games Coming To PlayStation 4

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When the PlayStation 4 was announced on Feb. 20, 2013 in front of a packed New York theater, the gaming world collectively let out a roar of approval. Now more than a year on from the announcement we are just starting to see the console stretch it’s wings, but we have still seen precious few glimpses of […]

New ‘Destiny’ Beta details, Collector’s Editions revealed

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It’s Bungie Day, and to celebrate the developer has unveiled Destiny‘s various Collector’s Editions along with a new trailer for the upcoming beta. The beta will begin on July 17 for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 players – with Xbox 360 and Xbox One to follow on July 23 – and will end for everyone on […]

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

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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

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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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