This Dark Souls 2 launch trailer will (probably) eat you alive

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Dark Souls 2′s launch is nigh! With any good video game launch comes the inevitable launch trailer. This one surely includes all manner of foul, disease-infested beasts that lurk in the shadows. I can’t be too specific here, really, because I refuse to watch it. That’s right. I’ve already thoroughly … Continue reading

Are Dragon Age: Inquisition’s next-gen graphics enough to sway you?

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Whether you like it or not, your PS3 and Xbox 360 are on borrowed time now. Sure they’ll be participating in future releases such as Watch Dogs, Destiny, and even Dragon Age:Inquistion, but how long can you stare at those last-gen graphics? How long will you wait as potentially fantastic … Continue reading

Capcom and Virgin Gaming launch Money Match service – It’s live now

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In the fighting game community, money matches aren’t anything new. Big names and upcoming names take on challengers with money on the line, especially at tournaments. Together Capcom and Virgin Gaming have released a new money matching service that lets you take on opponents online and make money doing it. It’s … 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

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z Special Edition filled with tons of costume goodies

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On March 18th, Temco Koei America will release Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, along with a Special Edition that is packed with tons of goodies. The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Special Editions includes a full-color comic from Dark Horse, Dead of Alive 5 Ultimate DLC costumes for Ryu Hayabusa and Mimoji, the … 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

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z comic out from Dark Horse Comics

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Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z has been pushed back two weeks from March 4th to March 18th. This means fans will have to wait just a little longer to get their Ninjas vs. Zombie fix, but not to worry, because Team Ninja and Dark Horse Comics have released the first 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

Sleeping Dogs and Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light are free for a limited time for Xbox Live Gold members

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I’m a huge fan of free games. I’m an even bigger fan of free games that are actually good. So far PlayStation Plus members have been getting a lot of cool and free PS3 games including Shadow of the Colossus, Borderlands 2, and pretty soon BioShock Infinite and DmC: Devil May … Continue reading

Halo or another Microsoft original series to come in early 2014?

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With many people going to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and others for their TV show needs, we’re entering a new realm of receiving our favorite programs. Microsoft is now jumping into the market with their own lineup of original series. The only difference is that you’ll need an Xbox 360 or … Continue reading

Ultra Street Fighter IV coming in June, features 2 new modes

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During the Capcom Cup, Capcom released a new trailer for the upcoming release of Ultra Street Fighter IV that features two new game modes while highlighting two previously announced ones. Red Focus – The ability to absorb more attacks at the cost of meter and give players a chance to … Continue reading

Batman: Arkham Origins Initiation trailer

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You play as Batman as he begins his quest in Origins to protect the city of Gotham, and now a new add-on takes you further back as Bruce Wayne trains in martials arts before he ever puts on the mask and cowl. The Initiation DLC features a brand new challenge campaign with … Continue reading

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Collection review

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Konami loves the Belmont clan and Dracula so much that the adventures of Castlevania have continued on since 1987. In 2010 the series was taken in a new direction lead by Hideo Kojima and MercurySteam. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Collection Platform: Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 Developer: MercurySteam Publisher: Konami Release … 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

BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea – Episode 1 launch trailer wows

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Return to where it all started with the new BioShock Infinite‘s DLC, Burial at Sea – Episode 1. This two-part story takes place in another universe where Elizabeth has come to Booker to search for a missing girl. The adventure takes place in the underwater city of Rapture for this … 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

GTA online is live now! Currently only for Xbox 360

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It’s currently 2:10 AM in the West Coast and GTA Online is now live for Xbox 360. It’s time to sign in to your Xbox Live and download the Grand Theft Auto V update and create some multiplayer memories and destruction with your buddies. The PlayStation 3 version should be … Continue reading