Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Ultimate Edition Review: Castlevania of War

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I’ll be frank right now: I’m still not sure if I agree with the new direction that the Castlevania franchise is going in. Restarting a series is sometimes a good thing, but taking most of the elements that make the original games enjoyable leaves a pretty bad taste in my … Continue reading

Dark Souls 2 beta, only destroying the souls of PS3 owners

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It was only two years ago when the world last received its optional, masochistic, virtual, dungeon crawling beat-down. Have you played enough Dark Souls that you’ve come to feel triumphant? Perhaps you’ve grown fond of your sadistic purveyor of digital goods, From Software. Are you really back for more? Well, … Continue reading

One man’s take on the CoD: Ghosts Multiplayer reveal

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So as you may recall, earlier this week the new Call of Duty: Ghosts mutliplayer trailer was revealed. My personal opinion was “meh”, and other gamers have slightly more negative opinions on it, such as Jonny Ethco. Now don’t get me wrong, I enjoyed playing the CoD series (especially the … Continue reading

The Elder Scrolls Anthology coming in September, contains every Elder Scrolls game

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Say hello the the Elder Scrolls Anthology. Announced during Quakecon, this currently announced PC-only collection will contain all the Elder Scrolls games and add-ons in one very affordable collection. The Elder Scrolls Anthology will be release on September 10th and retail for $79.99. The Elder Scrolls Anthology contains: The Elder … Continue reading

Final Fantasy: A Realm Reborn phase 3 beta impressions, level 9, PS3 version

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Final Fantasy 14 is a game that launched in 2010, yet here we are, about to see it launch again. Being an MMO from Square-Enix, and more importantly that it is a main Final Fantasy game, Final Fantasy 14 has gained quite the notoriety. It received a Metacritic average review … Continue reading

Former SNK and KoF developers seeking pledges for new 2D fighting game, Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm

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Nyu Media, an indie game publishing company and localization studio, has started a fundraiser for a 2D fighting game developed by a team of former SNK and King Fighters staff known as Yatagarasu: Attack on Cataclysm. The funding goal is $68,000 and is being held through indiegogo’s funding system, which guarantees the developers … Continue reading

The Evil Within, can Shinji Mikami scare us again?

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The Evil Within crept into my E3 2013 schedule, allowing me to see the developers play through a small section of the game. What would the man, Shinji Mikami, who had a hand in the creation of Resident Evil have in store for this generation? With horror games making a … Continue reading

One hour with Dark Souls 2, my favorite game of E3 2013

The souls series is one that crushes you until you either get better, or until you poke around and find some way around the often seemingly insurmountable obstacle that you’re facing. It could be considered the video game equivalent of trying to join the Navy Seals. It’s about leveling up, … Continue reading

A.M.D at E3 2013. Rise of the A.P.U.

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“A.M.D’s presence at E3 2013, in short, can be conveniently summarized using the company’s own acronym. All Machines Dominated.” Video games aren’t the only attraction on the Holy show-floors of E3. Every year the technology which enables next gen consoles, powerful desktops, gorgeous tablets, and the increasingly popular gaming laptops … Continue reading

E3 2013 – Castle of Illusion: Starring Mickey Mouse hands-on preview

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  Platforming games used to be huge. They used to be system sellers. I still remember the day that I received an SNES with Super Mario World packed in. These days though, you’d be hard pressed to find more than a few decently budgeted platforming games; which is why a … Continue reading

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn finally getting a beta on PS3 this Summer

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Square-Enix is putting the finishing touches on Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn before it is officially relaunched later this year. Being a long-term project, Square-Enix is attempting to fix the game before it gets lost in the void of unplayed MMORPGs–and trust me, that void is ever growing. One … Continue reading

Dark Souls 2 shield contest lowers its defenses for entrants

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There is hardly anything better as a video game fan than to have your own work put into a game. We’re not talking about your name in the credits–though that will happen too. We’re talking about your shield design going into Dark Souls 2 and being used by millions of … Continue reading