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Michael is a man of many things. Journalist, writer, gamer, professional procrastinator, cosplayer, super hero, whale wrestler, evil mastermind, and robot master. And that's just on the weekends.
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At last the long wait is almost over. Arc System Works this weekend announced that a brand new Guilty Gear title is officially coming after years of speculation, theories, and vague responses from the original developers. The reveal was made during their Arc System Works Festival, a fan oriented More >
American McGee’s studio Spicy Horse is looking for a special kind of cosplayer. And when they say special, they mean the best. As in the world’s best American McGee Alice cosplayer. These guys don’t exactly mince words, here.
The China based studio is seeking the “world’s best Alice cosplayer” in More >
Remember how Duke Nukem Forever ended up being a massive disappointment after being in development hell for over a decade? Modders Gambini and Mikko Sandt do all too well. The result of that utter disappointment urged the pair to create their own mod for Duke Nukem 3D that takes Forever and brings More >
Parody fighting game Divekick has met a lot of success inside the fighting game scene as a hilarious inside joke, as well as a clever nod to one of the fighting game genre’s most annoying moves. The coming release for the PS3 and PS Vita has been working to expand on the game itself, both in terms More >
In a rare showing of actual customer consideration by a huge corporation, Microsoft has announced that it has enabled free access to Xbox Live Gold for Xbox 360 users in America, Canada, Latin America, and Japan for this weekend only.
If you’re wondering why it’s taken so long to get the standalone version of Arma II’s DayZ mod out the door and into consumer hands, you need only check out the latest post on the devblog to be greeted with the smiling face of Dean “Rocket” Hall, covered in what is hopefully flour and not the More >
Events like this one are why I love Guild Wars 2 so much. Arenanet is going retro with today’s update, introducing the Super Adventure Box, a complete event zone where everything is turned into 8-bit low texture goodness.
“Originally, we were going to have a laugh with a fake 8-bit update, but the More >
Patch day is always an exciting thing in MMO titles, and Guild Wars 2 is no exception. This afternoon will be seeing the release of the third chapter in the ongoing storyline of Flame and Frost, The Razing.
The dredge and Flame Legion are growing more powerful, establishing spy settlements in Norn More >
Blizzard teased a while back during the PS4 conference that they had “something different” planned for PAX East, which got imaginations running wild. Was it a completely new video game IP? Was it the return of Lost Vikings? Or something else entirely?
Turns out it’s a video game version of More >
The crowdfunding campaign for Lab Zero is still going strong, and they’ve just recently passed $375,000, passing the goal line to allow for development to begin on the first male character to be added to the roster of Skullgirls, Big Band.
The 375 grand will go towards developing the full More >
Nintendo has been keeping busy these days, what with pushing out the Wii U not too long ago and pumping out some pretty awesome titles for the 3DS. However, Shigeru Miyamoto has also been busy on another project of his involving one of his creations, which may result in the existence of an actual More >
Lex Luthor’s been known to be a part of the Injustice roster for a while now, but not much is known about him, be it his fighting style, or his reasoning for taking part in the chaos that’s going on in the story of the game. While the latest trailer from Warner Bros. and NetherRealm doesn’t quite More >
As a response from public feedback about the fact that Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is going to have region-locked online, Capcom announced that there will be a patch released shortly after the game’s launch that will allow cross-region play between NA and EU, allowing the two countries to get More >
*UPDATE* The crowdfunding effort has been more than a success, with Lab Zero reaching their target goal in less than 24 hours! Donations will still continue to be accepted for 29 more days, with the next step being the production of Squiggly’s story mode and stage background, with accompanying More >
Last year, gamers weren’t able to get their yearly dose of Blizzcon, Blizzard’s regular convention, on account of the company having a ton of projects being worked on. However, with Diablo III out the door, Mists of Pandaria available for consumers, and Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm being More >
In a move that could be seen as a true sign that the end of a console generation is upon us, Harmonix made the official announcement this morning that their regular weekly DLC release schedule that they’ve kept up for five years will be coming to an end.
Patch 1.0.7 has finally gone live in the Americas, introducing among other things PvP, something that players have been anxiously waiting for since day one.
The PvP section is being classified as Brawling, and allows for up to four players to take part in a Free-For-All to simply bash each others More >
Those that caught the CybperPunk2077 trailer not too long ago may remember that an extra tidbit was teased at the end of it, possibly hinting at another new title in the works. For those of you betting with your office mates that it was a third entry in The Witcher series, feel free to brag to More >
Akaneiro is the title that was fronted by American McGee, the same man that was also behind the More >
Crytek confirmed today that a number of employees that formed the now defunct Vigil Games have found a new home within their company, in that of a newly established studio in Austin, TX, the first of which they have opened up in North America.
Vigil Games and the Darksiders franchise were the only More >
You have to admit, directors are getting better and better with the use of live action filming for video game trailers, and the launch trailer for Dead Space 3 shows why, portraying a determined Issac preparing to charge into the icy unknown. Although the game itself still has a few days until More >
You’ve probably looked at the Injustice: Gods Among Us roster and thought to yourself, “Goddamn, why so many Batman characters? Why can’t I get a villain from another DC franchise for some freaking variety?”
Well, here you go. A dose a Lex Luthor in the latest Injustice trailer to help add a bit More >
League of Legends has developed a rather negative reputation of having some of the worst community members in PC gaming, due in part to the vitriolic behavior most of the players portray. At least Riot Games is aware of how bad it is, and has been looking to make an example out of the biggest More >
The original Warcraft games have been pretty influential in their own right. Warcraft III alone set the standard for how RTS games are done, and it even spawned a new game genre in the form of the Defense of the Ancients mod. Though some players agree that it’s been a very long time since the More >
It can be hard to describe just exactly what kind of game Anarchy Reigns is and what you can do in it. At its base level, it’s a multiplayer brawler of intense proportions. Others may call it an ultra violent Super Smash Bros. And others still compare it to Powerstone, only with chainsaws. Once More >