REBORN – Mixing Japanese legends with the cyberpunk genre


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


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

Help Mega Man Creator Keiji Inafune fund Mighty No. 9 with Kickstarter


I’ve been a huge supporter of Kickstarter from the beginning; it has so much potential to fund some great opportunities. From creating products that can benefit people to raising money to make an anime series or create a great video game without the need of having to find a company … Continue reading

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


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


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


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