Titanfall now going to Open Beta!

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You heard right, the fps+mech shooter that everyone is going nuts over is going from closed beta to open beta!   That’s the lead developer of Respawn, the company behind Titanfall. He followed that up with some other tweets regarding more details, this one being the most important:   So … Continue reading

The Dark Souls 2 weapon pack for pre-orders is not game-breaking

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[The following is an opinion piece] Giving players an incentive to buy early at full price is nothing new. Many publishers have chosen to offer costumes, gameplay modes, levels and characters to early adopters (and then selling those items later as dlc). Dark Souls 2 will be giving players who … Continue reading

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls Collector’s Edition coming March 25th

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Blizzard has announced and released images of the upcoming Collector’s Edition for the Diablo 3 expansion, “Reaper of Souls”. It is now available for pre-order at select retailers. The Collector’s Edition will be released on March 25th and will include a physical copy of the game for both Mac and PC, … Continue reading

Meet the characters of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

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Konami’s Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 comes out next month on February 25th for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. The finale of the Lords of Shadow saga begins as Gabriel Belmont awakens in a modern day setting and is greeted by his old acquaintance, Zobek, who informs him of of … Continue reading

Review: Gioteck EX-06 gaming headset

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I got a chance to check out Gioteck’s EX-06 headset (compatible for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360) when it arrived just in time for the holiday season. This is Gioteck’s recent release as of December. Design This is a sleek and beautiful looking headset. Its foldable design and carry case … Continue reading

Dark Souls 2 new digital comic is free starting Wednesday, January 8th

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Dark Souls 2 is near completion and ready to set the online community ablaze with jolly cooperation and dreadful invasion. To help in the promotion of the game, Namco Bandai is putting out a free digital comic titled “Dark Souls: Into The Light”, starting this Wednesday, January 8th. It will … Continue reading

Eroge game ‘almost’ voted Readers’ Best Game of the Year

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We have a top list here and a top list there. We can see these types of end-of-the-year lists everywhere! Well, except for me at the moment, but in light of all these lists going on, there’s always one nominee that stands out above the rest. Over at Kotaku, there’s one that definitely sticks out … Continue reading

Genius releases white peripherals just in time for Christmas: GX Gaming DeathTaker, Imperator Pro, and GX-Speed

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This special collection by GX Gaming has arrived just in time for the holiday season. The new DeathTaker, Imperator Pro, and GX-Speed in white look spectacular for any setup which follows a white theme. They also go great for anyone following an Assassin’s Creed theme with their desktop setup. Three … Continue reading

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures Review

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While booting up Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, I felt like I was warping to the past; to the 16 and 32-bit eras in which the platformer genre was king. Whether it was Wayne’s World, The Adam’s Family or Aladdin, a huge percentage of licensed characters were turned into platformer … Continue reading

BlizzCon: Heroes of the Storm beta sign ups start today

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Announced during the opening ceremony at BlizzCon, Blizzard’s own little MOBA project, Heroes of the Storm, is finally going into beta. Sign ups for the long awaited beta will be starting sometime today, as per the announcement during the segment. Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard’s answer to the ever … Continue reading

BlizzCon: Hearthstone open beta, Blizzcon card, iPhone/Android version revealed

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Hearthstone, Blizzard’s card flinging F2P game, has been announced it’s going into open beta starting next month. Of course, being a F2P game, this essentially means that the game is actually being released to the public. During the opening ceremony, the special card that Hearthstone players got for attending the … Continue reading

REBORN – Mixing Japanese legends with the cyberpunk genre

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Founded in 2010, Elemental-Labs, Inc. was led by Franz Tissera and his vision of what would become “REBORN“. Gathering various top-notch talent, Franz and his team understood that quality story, concepts, and animation would pave the way for a AAA title with the spark of the mainstream, but with the imagination … Continue reading

Shovel Knight digs into gaming history, IndieCade hands-on preview

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Having lived through (and thoroughly enjoyed) the 8-bit era, I can spot the probable influences that Shovel Knight has contained within it. Indie team Yacht Club Games is forging a seemingly worthy effort; a game that seems to contain influences from past greats such as Zelda 2, Duck Tales, and … Continue reading

ASTRO Special Edition Battlefield 4 A50 Wireless gaming headset out for the Xbox 360

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Just a little over two more weeks until Battlefield 4 is released, and ASTRO gaming has released a Battlefield 4 exclusive wireless Xbox 360 headset that is also compatible with the PlayStation 3 and PC. Customized exclusively for Battlefield 4, it features Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound, the Built-in ASTRO MixAmp 5.8, … Continue reading

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn, level 10-25 impressions

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Having long since trounced the local squirrel population in the beta, I’ve gone forward, trekking through dungeons, partying up for quests, and getting a better sense of what Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn has to offer. If you haven’t already, perhaps you’d like to first read about my experience … Continue reading