Shoot the breeze with Scooter in Tales from the Borderlands

It’s not clear if you’ll be able to Catch-a-Ride! with him, but according to the newest trailer for Telltale’s episodic game, Tales from the Borderlands, players will, at the very least, be able to interact with the lovable mechanic, Scooter. It’s a good thing, too, because Scooter’s magnetic personality and endearing slowness are downplayed in more »

Japan gets Bloodborne PS4s

To celebrate the upcoming launch of Bloodborne in Japan, From Software has announced a limited edition PS4 that features laser engraved artwork for the game. Sure, it’s just a logo of the game, but that may be enough to force the hands of hardcore fans of the series. In addition to the console, which is more »

The Evil Within is incredibly cheap on Steam this weekend

This weekend, Steam users will be able to purchase Shinji Mikami’s newest horror game, The Evil Within, for 66% off its usual price. Or, in simpler terms, $20.40. Or, in practical terms, two packs of cigarettes in the state of New York. Or, I guess you could even consider it to be equivalent to 10 more »

Sony offering extra games in class action suit related to 2011 PSN outage

This is stretching back a bit, but back in 2011, Sony suffered one of the largest security breaches in history. The attack, which occurred between April 17th and April 19th of that year forced Sony to shut down its Playstation Network Servers. An estimated 77 million accounts were affected, which meant that many user’s personal more »

Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal Review: Betraying the target audience

Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal Price: System(s): 3DS Release Date: November 11, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Sega (Sanzaru Games) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Comic Mischief and Mild Cartoon Violence At a basic level, there is something vaguely fulfilling about controlling Sonic the Hedgehog in the opening moments of Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal. And why shouldn’t there be? more »

Pokemon Academy Spotlight: Marowak

Pokemon Spotlight is a new feature here at Gamertell where we take a look at various Pokemon and analyze what makes them great. Since pretty much all Pokemon are awesome in some way, save Bidoof and Stantler, we can expect this to be a long running series. This week, I’ll take a look at one more »

Pokemon Academy Lesson One: Tiers, Rules, Conventions

There are two primary ways to enjoy the Pokemon games. The first and most obvious one is to play through the campaigns of the game. They’re cute, engaging and present enough of a challenge at first to keep most players playing. A basic understanding of the game is all that is needed to enjoy that more »

Here’s what you need to play The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3 won an amazing amount of awards from a wide range of publications at E3 2013. One of its stand out characteristics was how beautiful the game appears on CD Projekt RED’s in-house engine. Perhaps, then, it’s not all that surprising that the minimum requirements to run the game on a PC are a more »


Fluster Cluck Review: Worst PS4 Game of 2014

Title: Fluster Cluck Price: $14.99 System(s): PS4 Release Date: October 21, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Loot Entertainment (Loot Entertainment) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Fantasy Violence Imagine a nightmarish game of Mario Party where every turn, for 20 turns, the game forces the same banal mini-game upon you. Now, imagine that game thematically revolves around chickens and more »

Pokemon Omega Ruby Review: A Fitting Revival

Title: Pokemon Omega Ruby Price: System(s): 3DS Release Date: November 21, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Nintendo (Game Freak) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon and Violence Last year’s Pokemon X and Y and 2002’s third generation of Pokemon, Ruby and Sapphire, have a certain kinship about them. In many ways, those were the generations more »


Super Smash Bros reminds us about Wii U error code 160-0103 (update)

I’m about to boot up my Wii U for an evening of  Super Smash Bros. Hopefully, that doesn’t mean I won’t be able to play my Wii U at all tomorrow. For some users, it just might. A video was recently uploaded to Youtube by user, Trippy12345ify, that demonstrates a new and peculiar error in Nintendo’s more »

You can be an official Pokemon TCG professor

This doesn’t really qualify as news since the Pokemon TCG professor program has been around since Wizards of the Coast ran Pokemon’s official trading card game. But since it is such an old program, it would be entirely plausible for a Pokemon Master such as yourself to have overlooked it. I mean, it’s not exactly more »