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Preview: The Evil Within

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I’m going to be really honest here: After reading several hands-on previews for The Evil Within from PAX East this year, I went into my hands-on demo a little gun-shy. After all, this is the horror game from the horror expert, Shinji Mikami. This man is responsible for my utter adoration of the survival horror […]

Preview: Freaking Meatbags

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Arrive, Gather, Defend, then Destroy. Among the stars, a robot overlord screams out to a lesser robot to tell them to get to work on time. Being a robot doesn’t mean arriving to the job 0.03 seconds late, does it? That’s exactly what a human lummox would do. And that’s exactly what you get to […]

‘Grand Theft Auto Online’ spring update brings heists

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In a Wednesday post on the Rockstar Newswire, Rockstar Games detailed what will be available in the spring update for Grand Theft Auto Online, the multiplayer section of Grand Theft Auto 5. Players fond of creating missions will soon be able to create capture missions, in addition to the already available races and deathmatches. Rockstar […]

Report: BioWare holding ‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ playtest

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Players in the Vancouver area may get an early look at BioWare’s new RPG Dragon Age: Inquisition. The company put out a survey asking for players who might be interested in playing the game this upcoming weekend, February 10 and 11. Questions on the survey ask about previous experience with games like Dragon Age 1 […]

Ubisoft’s ‘Child of Light’ available digitally on April 30

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Ubisoft’s role-playing title Child of Light, which utilizes the publisher’s UbiArt Framework engine (prominently featured in Rayman Origins and Rayman Legends), will be available on a variety of platforms on April 30. Ubisoft has also released a new trailer for the digital title, which features a storybook aesthetic as well as turn-based combat inspired by […]

Casino Games for Xbox

Do you play any casino games on your Xbox? With its updated web browser the Xbox 360 can be used to access online casinos, but it is not really the best interface for doing so, even when you use a keyboard and mouse. It is likely that the next Xbox will be much better in […]

Nintendo introduces Wii U heavy-hitters; 3D ‘Mario’ and ‘Mario Kart’ to be playable at E3

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Fans and critics of the Wii U have been more than a little worried about how this year would pan out for the system, especially with titles that were supposed to make launch window releases such as Pikmin 3 getting pushed back to the first half of 2013. Luckily, Nintendo has made a comeback with its […]

Launch trailer for ‘Doom 3 BFG Edition’ takes us back to hell

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Are you mancubus senses tingling? Maybe that’s because Bethesda has released the launch trailer for Doom 3 BFG Edition and it looks hellishly awesome. The BFG Edition includes Doom, Doom 2 and Doom 3, though only latter has gotten the shiny graphics treatment and will feature additional, new content called “The Lost Missions.” “The Lost Missions” will feature […]

3DS eShop to receive ‘Pushmo’ sequel, titles from ‘Guild 01′ bundle

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Nintendo is being good to the North American 3DS eShop this holiday season by rolling out announcement after announcement of new downloadable titles for the upcoming months. Of course, there are the new New Super Mario Bros. 2 Coin Rush DLC levels and the news that certain older first-party titles such as Super Mario 3D Land […]

‘Rainbow Moon’ coming to PS Vita in 2013

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A feature over at IGN has revealed that the makers of the old-school indie RPG Rainbow Moon are hard at work on a PS Vita port of the currently PS3-only title. Rainbow Moon was the second-best selling PSN title for the month of July, and developer eastasiasoft pointed to that sucesss and user feedback as being the driving factors behind the decision […]

‘XCOM: Enemy Unknown’ demo lands on Steam

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A demo for the PC version XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now making crop circles on Steam. The demo walks players through the two tutorial missions from the XCOM: Enemy Unknown‘s single-player campaign. This means you’ll get to experience both the turn-based tactical combat where the next move may be your last and the strategic layer […]

Free indie horror title ‘Slender’ to see commercial release

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Slender: The Eight Pages by Parsec Productions might have been a free, fan-made game, but it’s taken the gaming community by storm over the months following its release. In fact, it has been so successful that Parsec Productions has teamed up with Blue Isle Studios to remake the game for a full-fledged PC release under the name Slender: […]

Capcom announces ‘Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen,’ new free modes

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Capcom announced today that they will continue to support Dragon’s Dogma with free DLC updates and a major expansion coming next year, titled Dark Arisen. It’s unclear whether Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen will be a full-blown retail release, but Capcom’s use of the word “expansion” points to something larger than regular DLC. So far, the only details regarding the […]

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