Review: Lords of the Fallen


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 […]

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 […]

Evo 2014 ‘Ultra Street Fighter IV’ top 8 recap


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


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 […]

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


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


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 […]

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


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 […]

‘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 […]

Escape Dead Island’s Newest Mystery


The Dead Island series is a franchise known more for fast-paced zombie hacking action than it is for horror and survival. Escape: Dead Island, a new game from Swedish developer Fatshark and producer Deep Silver, is looking to change that. Escape focuses on Cliff Caylow, a documentary director who has found himself stranded in the […]

Bungie Details Exclusive ‘Destiny’ Content for PS3 and PS4


In a post on PlayStation Blog, Bungie and Activision have detailed what exclusive content PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 players will be getting in Destiny. Players on Sony platforms will have access to an exclusive Strike mission on Mars called the Dust Palace Strike, described as follows: “An exclusive three-player cooperative Strike that can be played […]

‘Dragonball: Xenoverse’ announced for PS4, Xbox One, last-gen


Bandai Namco announced Wednesday that the next entry into the Dragonball fighting franchise, Dragonball: Xenoverse, would be coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and previous-gen consoles. The publisher said Xenoverse is being developed by Dimps, the same minds behind Draonball Z: Budokai. It’ll be the first Dragonball game on the Xbox One and PS4. The […]

Alien: Isolation Reveals Brand New Trailer for E3 2014


Sega revealed a brand new Alien: Isolation trailer and screenshots for E3 2014, also promising a 20-minute theater presentation and a new gameplay mode playable on the show floor. This latest trailer Alien: Isolation hopes to capture the fear, tension and sense of time evoked by Ridley Scott’s 1979 classic film. We are shown snippets of […]

‘Dead Island 2′ announced with 30 day exclusive beta on PlayStation

Dead Island 2

Dead Island 2 from Deep Silver was announced this evening at Sony’s E3 press conference. The sequel to 2011’s Dead Island was introduced in a stylish new trailer, and will PlayStation 3 and 4 owners will have access to a 30 day exclusive beta as part of Sony’s PlayStation First initiative. According to the official press release, […]

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