Hearthstone iPhone and Android ports delayed

With over 20 million registered players, it’s clear that people love Blizzard’s collectible card game, Hearthstone. Fortunately for those players, and likely a bunch of new ones, Hearthstone is about to become more accessible than ever. Unfortunately, we’ll have to wait just a little bit longer than expected for the mobile version of the game. more »

Wolf in White Van is the perfect novel for gamers

I know you may not be the reading type, but let’s imagine you absolutely have to read a book. Maybe you’re young and have a book report due, for example. What are your options? Well, you could pick a classic and write your report from a summary online, but that’s boring and the teacher will more »

Enter the InnerSpace on Kickstarter

In the same appealing way that Darksiders is the “sampler” of  main stream videogames, InnerSpace appears to be a loving mixture of lesser known titles. Created by PolyKnight, InnerSpace seems to have elements of  Flower, Antechamber and Shadow of the Colossus as core ingredients to its recipe. The basic idea is for players to pilot an aircraft through an inside-out world, fulfilling the more »

Epona Sure Looks Powerful in New Hyrule Warriors DLC

Dynasty Warriors without horses makes about as much sense as the Hero of Time without Epona. Perhaps this is why the first DLC for the chaotic Hyrule Warriors is going to be adding Link’s faithful companion, Epona, to the title. In a video released today by Tecmo Koei, Link can be seen atop Epona as more »


Destiny Review: Everything you thought it’d be

Title: Destiny Price: System(s): PS4 (Also on PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Release Date: September 9, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Activision (Bungie) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Animated Blood and Violence You’ve heard about Destiny, Bungie’s first title since their work on the massively successful Halo franchise. I know you’ve heard about it, because Activision absolutely needs for you more »

Vote on the Golden Joystick Awards, Get XCOM: Enemy Unknown Free

Every year since 1982, CVG holds their Golden Joystick awards which is currently the largest public-voted awards show in the world. It’s a convenient way for gamers to pat their favorite developers on the back for outstanding work. It’s also another, cheaper way of encouraging good game design beyond the usual voting with your wallet. more »

Do the Wakfu on Steam

Wakfu is possibly the most popular MMO you never hear anything about. I saw it a few years ago at New York Comic Con and was immediately engaged by it, but somehow I forgot to actually get into the title. The availability of Wakfu on Steam as of September 18th is a gentle enough reminder that more »

Nobuo Uematsu’s Pre-Final Fantasy Music was Rad as Heck

We all love Nobuo Uematsu, famed composer at Square Enix,  for his work on the Final Fantasy franchise. But before the longstanding franchise was even launched, Nobuo was working in a music shop and working part time composing for Square where he wrote dozens of pieces for the company. One title he worked on was more »


Don’t Want Smash Bros. Breaking Your 3DS? Buy a “New 3DS”

  Dear Big N, My little, red Nintendo 3DS was a gift and I am sentimentally attached to it. I’m also fiercely competitive by nature and happen to really love Smash Bros. Unfortunately, Smash Bros. seems to hate my Nintendo 3DS, and I’m really not having a good time taking sides. Every single smash attack more »

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Review: Music never dies

Price: $39.99 System(s): Nintendo 3DS Release Date: September 16, 2914 Publisher (Developer): Square Enix 1st Production Department (Square Enix) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes Rhythm games may be stale but with 27 years of lore and a globally popular franchise at their fingertips, Square Enix is in a more »

Amateur video feels like the perfect MMO trailer

8 years ago, a Youtuber called Kazutosan uploaded a video aptly titled, “A Little FFXI Story,” to their channel. It is unclear whether or not they produced the video or if they simply grabbed it from another source, but it’s the only version of the tale you can currently find on the website. The video more »

Wayward Manor Review: Neil Gaiman’s “Worst Book”

Wayward Manor Price: $9.99 System(s): PC Release Date: July 15, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Moonshark (The Odd Gentlemen) ESRB Rating: N/A. It’s mostly an all-ages romp. I’m a pretty big Neil Gaiman fan, which isn’t really that rare of a thing. Neil is a New York Time’s best selling author, after all. Nerds love him for more »