Posts From Joey Ferris

Hands-on preview: I Want To Be Human

Can’t get enough of vampires? How about 2-D platformers? Why not throw some extremely dark and crude humor in there? If you answered yes to one or all of these

Review: Nyko Data Bank for PS4

Let’s face it, a 500 GB hard drive on the current generation of consoles just isn’t enough space. Alot of us early adopters learned that the hard way when some

Dragon Quest X and XI coming to PS4, Nintendo 3DS, and… NX?

Publisher Square Enix announced at a press conference this morning that their hit MMORPG Dragon Quest X (originally available in Japan for the Wii, Wii U, and PC) will make its way to the

Voice actor Troy Baker quits Twitter due to harassment

Troy Baker, the voice actor behind many video game and animated characters, has quit Twitter as of yesterday. It all started when he quoted a tweet from writer Brian W.

Gearbox developing new Brothers in Arms game

Gearbox Software President and CEO Randy Pitchford has revealed that a new Brothers in Arms title is in early development. He spoke to IGN about finding creative and publishing partners to get the game

Prototype 1 and 2 re-released on Xbox One/PS4 through the Biohazard Bundle

Surprise! Activision and Radical Entertainment have quietly (emphasis on “quietly”) released digital remastered editions of Prototype 1 and 2 on the Xbox One last night with a PS4 version on the way

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has passed away

As of 2 days ago, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata died at the age of 55. A statement published yesterday by Nintendo reads: “Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President

Shovel Knight to be released in physical form

Indie Developer Yacht Club Games announced this morning that their hit game Shovel Knight will have a physical release; it originally came out digitally on Steam and the Nintendo eShop last June and was then released on

Batman: Arkham Knight review – A fitting end

So this is how it ends, not with a bang, but with a Batmobile. It’s painfully obvious that most licensed games scale from mediocre to just plain terrible. Even though

E3 2015: Where Nintendo’s Digital Event went wrong

Last year at E3 2014, Nintendo proved that they could do so much more with a pre-recorded presentation instead of a traditional press conference; with Amiibos, Super Smash Bros, Zelda

Super Smash Bros Direct recap

Despite this weekend’s leak of Roy and Ryu in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS, the scheduled Smash Bros Direct still went on as planned and series creator

Hyrule Warriors coming to Nintendo 3DS

Hyrule Warriors, the Legend of Zelda and Dynasty Warriors crossover for the Wii U, is now making its way to the Nintendo 3DS, according to a Japanese trailer that released

Why so many remastered games?

With the recent announcement of Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection for PS4, it’s important we realize why remastered games are becoming more abundant this generation than previous ones. It seems

My experience at the Nintendo World Championships ‘15 Qualifier Rounds

Earlier this month, Nintendo announced their E3 plans for 2015 which included the Digital Event on June 16 at 9 a.m., the streaming of games at the Developer Treehouse throughout

Shapes of Gray (Wii U review)

Shapes of Gray is a Wii U eShop game that struck me as interesting; it follows the tale of a bland and colorless blob as it fights other bland, colorless

3 must-have features for Nintendo’s NX

Back in March, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced a partnership with Mobile Developers DeNA (pronounced DNA) to produce mobile games using Nintendo’s IPs. Along with this reveal was another announcement

My hour with Wii U’s Splatoon

Nintendo held a Direct Presentation focusing on their upcoming game, Splatoon, a third-person shooter for the Wii U where squid-human hybrids called Inklings duke it out in 4 vs 4

Can video games be TOO cinematic?

Before we get into the topic of cinematic games, let’s talk about The Order: 1886 which was released as a PS4 exclusive in February, and let me tell you it

Broadening the horizons: The popularity of open world games

A new console generation means a time for innovation; a time for game developers to do what they couldn’t have done for the past 5-7 years with hardware now underpowered.

Rock Band 4 or Guitar Hero Live? A battle of the bands

It seems 2015 will be the year of the rhythm game genre’s revitalization. The games that were Guitar Hero and Rock Band began a revolution of families and friends gathering