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

Guild Wars 2 Flame and Frost Part 3 patch coming today

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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 … Continue reading

Bioshock Infinite launch trailer shakes things up

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We’ve been talking about Bioshock Infinite for a long while; watching and waiting as the supposed masterpiece was formed, polygon by polygon. The big day is almost near, and maybe while you’re reading this you’re already in line, anxious and hopeful that $59.99 will soon leave your person in a … Continue reading

Capcom brought the loot: Dungeons & Dragons arcade games get HD-ified

Just when you thought you had enough old-school excitement for the day via the DuckTales Remastered announcement, Capcom pulls another hunk of loot out of the dungeon. Dungeons and Dragons: Tower of Doom and Dungeons and Dragons: Shadow over Mystara are both getting the HD treatment. Sure they’re a pair … Continue reading

Resident Evil: Revelations horrifies Xbox 360, Wii U, PS3, PC on May 21st

Capcom released two Resident Evil titles on consoles in 2012, but arguably the one on 3DS is the one that fans of the series were really content with. Sticking with the horror formula of the past games, Resident Evil: Revelations brought Capcom’s “A” game, with visuals no one realized the … Continue reading

CES: Gunnar Optiks bringing you true colors to your art and photos

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When it comes to gaming, the setup is one of the key components to optimizing your experience, whether it’s the console, rig, monitors, or surround sound. There is another important item you should focus on, and that’s accessories for your actual eyes. When I first heard of Gunners, they had … Continue reading

CES: Turtle Beach bringing it to Major League Gaming with new peripherals

Turtle beach is well known in the gaming community for gaming headsets. It has a vast set of options which includes wireless and wired headsets made for multiple consoles and other devices. Over the last year or two I’ve gotten a chance to use some of the wireless headsets and … Continue reading

Same-sex romance update coming Star Wars: The Old Republic

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Star Wars: The Old Republic producer Jeff Hackman announced this week that the game would be updated to include same-sex romances. For many BioWare fans this is nothing new. Same-sex relationships have become very common in various other BioWare titles like Mass Effect and Dragon Age. Same-sex relationships were originally suppose to already … Continue reading