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Is the Tetsuya Nomura Batman Bahamut?

I think I’m going crazy. Is it just me, or does that Tetsuya Nomura Batman look a lot like Bahamut. You know, that legendary dragon that keeps showing up in Final Fantasy games as either a summon or an enemy. I mean, let’s look at this for a second. This is an image of the more »

Valve adds an analog stick to its Steam controller, making it sane

As you might be aware, Valve has some… very odd ideas about the future of controlling games on the couch. Like, “two touchpads on a controller” odd. Fortunately, sanity has somewhat prevailed at the House of Steam. A recent update has revealed that instead of what look uncomfortably like nipples that you will be expected more »

Guardians of the Galaxy is good for Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Superheroes

With SDCC 2014 a matter of hours away, even more comic and gaming announcements keep rolling in. However, one of the best is the announcement of a Guardians of the Galaxy NFC figure set for Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Superheroes. Truly, it’s fantastic news for anyone thinking about going in again and spending . I more »

Nintendo eShop Update for July 24, 2014

Well dang. Just when it seemed like the eShop was heading back into its old lull again, everything explodes. This week’s and updates are awesome. There are 4 Wii U games and 4 3DS games, and I have to say that most of the titles are just awesome. This week’s new eShop sales are slightly more »

Square Enix and Google Play holding awesome Final Fantasy summer sale

Starting right now through August 18, 2014, Square Enix and Google Play are cycling through sales for a handful of Final Fantasy games! Android users/Final Fantasy fans definitely shouldn’t miss out on this, as these games are normally $15.99. Through the sale, they’ll be marked down to $7.99. That’s not bad at all, considering some of more »

Collectems: Pokemon for realists?

So I recently discovered Collectems, an RPG being created by The Layabouts. It’s painful easy to say “Pokemon” when you see and read about Collectems. Hell, even the creators admit they are heavily influenced by . Just looking at the images and listening to the music that have been released for the game, everything screams more »

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut Review: Whip-smart

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut Price: $9.99 System(s): PC(Steam) Release Date: July 15, 2014 Publisher (Developer): WayForward (WayForward) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Fantasy Violence and Suggestive Themes I’m a pretty big fan of WayForward. I haven’t been able to get to everything it has ever developed, but every game I have played has occupied more »

Review: Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse

From AppleTell Welcome to the shiny new Mac edition of Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse. Yes, now the Mac crowd can play the newly reimagined version of this old '90s chestnut. The premise is still the same—the wicked witch (Mizrabel) has captured Minnie and plans to drain her youth. Your job as Mickey is, of course, to rescue Minnie, so you better start running. Read the full post on AppleTell »

Heroes & Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar

From AppleTell Heroes & Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar is an upcoming fantasy role-playing game for OS X, Windows, and Linux. Combining a variety of gameplay elements from RPGs, Strategy, and Roguelikes it creates an exciting and frantic game revolving around automated combat. Read the full post on AppleTell »

D&D introduces LGBT identities in the core ruleset

Dungeons & Dragons has introduced new gender identities and sexual orientations into the Version 5 edition’s core ruleset. That’s great news for a game that is entirely about collaborative storytelling. While there had been nothing to prevent people from playing more than traditional male/female gender identities or any sexual orientation they wanted, it didn’t necessarily more »

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Where’s the multiplatform Peggle 2?

I’m a self-proclaimed Peggle addict. I savored that game, enjoying it immediately after its 2007 launch on the PC, but then also following it to the PS3 and even putting it on my Nexus 7. Which, naturally, left me feeling quite betrayed when EA made the ridiculous decision to take what was originally a PC-exclusive more »

SDCC 2014: Nintendo bringing Super Smash Bros. to you

Man, talk about service. Nintendo is going above and beyond at SDCC 2014, because not only will it have a gaming lounge, but it will also deliver Super Smash Bros. to you. Yup, if you can’t make it to the lounge, Nintendo will send out representatives with the games to find you. Nintendo announced the more »