The Sims 4 swimming pools and ghosts return

Guess what, virtual kids? You’re getting a The Sims 4 swimming pool! Well, not only a pool. Today is a hallmark occasion, one which will be celebrated and whispered about for years to come. For today is the day that EA announced it will give away important Sims 4 content for free! There’s no expansion more »

Nexis creates Build Your Own Lawsuit game…I Mean, U Craft

I’m the first to admit that there are a large number of games that share similar themes, and play in similar ways, yet are completely different games. There’s even a category of “Minecraft clones” that give you a wide open world, with plenty of tools to explore, dig, and build whatever you want within that more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, October 1, 2014

A lot of games launched on PlayStation Store this week. I’m sure the list will only get longer as the holiday season draws ever closer. There were a few discounts of note this week. is up for grabs at a reduced price as well as the numerous map and DLCs that come with it. Castlevania more »

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time In 2D? Meh

In one of the most bizarre feats of gamer love since the last one, a group of Legend of Zelda super-fans have decided to recreate Ocarina of Time in the 2D style of Link to the Past. I say bizarre, because I can think of no logical reason to do this. A used N64 can more »

Jonathan Coulton’s JoCo Live available online

Something awesome is on its way. Have you ever heard of Jonathan Coulton? If you’ve played Portal or Portal 2, then of course you have. He’s the musical genius behind “Still Alive” and “Want You Gone.” The artist is a master of creating geeky, hilarious songs that are also quite serious and professional. Well, he more »

Shadow of Mordor is 2014′s biggest pleasant surprise

We heard loads about Titanfall, Watch Dogs and Destiny leading into 2014. But Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor came from nowhere. I did a preview a a few weeks back, and things looked intriguing. The finished product is getting great reviews right now. After a year in which the biggest games either got delayed to more »

Elite: Dangerous chronicles 3: Piracy gone wrong

In yesterday’s episode, I spent an embarrassing amount of time learning how to dock in Elite: Dangerous. After finally working out proper space-station etiquette, I was ready to begin my Elite career in earnest. The only problem was that I had no idea what that career should actually be. Today, details the beginning of my more »

Super size Pumpkaboo Pokemon distribution event here for Halloween

Trick or treat time, Pokemon owners. Don’t worry, this one is a treat. It’s a super size Pumpkaboo Pokemon distribution event! Pumpkin-shaped monsters for all… with copies of and . Pumpkaboo and it’s evolution, Gourgeist, are pretty much the Halloween pokemon. However, this distribution event isn’t just to be festive. There’s a point to it. more »

Review: Blood Bowl for iPad is not worried about player union lawsuits

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The Intellivision Flashback and Colecovision Flashback look amazing

I saw AtGames’ Intellivision Flashback and Colecovision Flashback systems in a Toys R Us the other day, and I’ve got to say, we’re in trouble. These things look really cool. I mean, they look like a perfect nostalgia trip. Not to mention, the fact that they’re in stores now, ready for the holiday season, makes more »

Check your inbox for a Bloodborne alpha invite

Check your inbox! Scour that spam folder. The hunt is on for a Bloodborne alpha email. It could be there. Nay, it must be there! Well, actually, there is no guarantee. It isn’t like you signed up for a Bloodborne alpha somewhere along the line, and just so happened to forget about it until now. more »

The SPERG Skyrim mod’s dog doesn’t have to be a dog

I wrote about the Skyrim mod called SPERG yesterday, which completely revamps the way the perks work. One of the perks is called “Best Friend”, which gives you an unkillable pet dog. It turns out, though, that it doesn’t have to be a dog. The mod lets you change the pet to be one of more »