Nintendo releases another firmware update for the Wii U


Oh Nintendo you sneaky guys. We recently posted about the mandatory 5 GB install that can brick your Wii U system. If anything interrupts the download, a new update appears and says, “Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.” The download luckily isn’t … Continue reading

Planetside 2 Review: War were declared


The Vanu forces are assaulting a heavily defended Terran Bio Lab. Bullets are flying everywhere, explosions sounding across every corridor. Meanwhile, I’m just getting into the fray as a Heavy Assault, having used the launch pads to catapult myself onto the upper level where the main battle is being fought … Continue reading

SE pulls controversial Hitman Facebook app


After being released after a few scant hours, and after a humongous backlash from the community and gaming press, Square Enix has pulled a controversial Facebook app promoting Hitman: Absolution. The app in question lets users put out a mock hit on their friends, as explained by Rock Paper Shotgun, … Continue reading

What if The Hunger Games was inspired by actual games?

the hunger gamers

I’m not a big fan of The Hunger Games. It seems like that’s usually the case for people who have experienced Battle Royale first. Since there is a Hunger Games-inspired video featuring gamers, I’m willing to let it slide. I mean, just look at the clever title, The Hunger GameRs. What makes … Continue reading

VGA 2012 teases us with ‘Gears of War: Judgement’ and ‘The Last of Us’

The Last of Us VGA 2012

Not every gamer is going to enjoy the VGA awards. I, on the other hand, love experiencing the excitement of having a bunch of new video game trailers being released for a special event. It’s kind of like E3, but for TV. Instead of a Superbowl party, you can throw … Continue reading

CosCast 46: Pre-Anime LA Excitement

CosCast 46 banner

Join CosCast’s Joey Rassool, Jordan Brown and Matthew Lewis as they talk about the upcoming Anime Los Angeles convention in January and how it compares with other cons like PMX, Dragon*Con and etc. Download Link: CosCast 46: Pre-Anime LA Excitement (Right click and save link as) Questions? Comments? Ideas? Email … Continue reading

Dane DeHaan confirmed as Harry Osborne in Amazing Spider-Man 2


Marc Webb has confirmed that actor Dane DeHaan will be portraying Harry Osborne in the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man on his Twitter today. If you haven’t heard of him, you should check him out in Chronicle, a found-footage superhero-inspired film. In that movie, he played a tortured teenager who … Continue reading

Mortal Kombat: Legacy 2 to debut in 2013

sub-zero scorpion mortal kombat legacy

Mortal Kombat: Rebirth and Legacy director Kevin Tancharoen is one step closer to reaching his goal of directing a Mortal Kombat feature-length film. The first season of Legacy did pretty well with over 60 million views on Machinima. Today Warner Bros. Digital has announced that Mortal Kombat: Legacy 2 will … Continue reading