Brian Allen has been covering entertainment online and in print for over a decade. He lives in Cedar Hill, Texas with his wife and three kids. Follow him on Twitter @GameDropping.

Turtle Beach Ear Force Z60 PC Gaming Headset now available

In a lot of games, the right headphones can be the difference between life and death. Hearing those footsteps sneaking up behind you can lead to a killstreak, not hearing fuels someone else’s. Turtle Beach has unveiled the details on its latest product, the Z60 PC Gaming Headset. We first caught a glimpse of it more »

Xbox Live update for week of September 19, 2016

There’s a whole bunch of goodness in the marketplace this week. Leading the Xbox One marketplace offerings is the surprise release of D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die. It’s another head trippy game from Swery 65, the mind behind cult favorite Deadly Premonition. It follows the saga of Detective David Young, who can travel through time more »

TGS 2014: Deadly Premonition creator releasing new Xbox One game Sept. 19

This one came from nowhere, and I couldn’t be happier. Deadly Premonition made 1,000 “Best Games You Never Played” lists. It featured a Twin Peaks-ish setting in which an investigator hit town to solve some brutal murders. It developed enough of a cult following to get a director’s cut re-release. Just before Tokyo Game Show more »

Three men allegedly stuffed $1,000 in stolen Walmart games in their pants

Crime doesn’t pay, kids. That’s especially true when it involves trying to hide nearly $1,000 in video games in your pants. Three Knoxville, Tenn area men thought that scheme would work. The Kingsport Times News reports on three Knoxville area men who allegedly tried to sneak $959 worth of video games out of a Walmart store more »

TGS 2014: Bethesda drops new The Evil Within trailer

Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami is bringing scary back with his new horror game The Evil Within. It chronicles the exploits of Sebastian, an officer called to the scene of a mass murder at a mental hospital. After arriving, someone or something knocks him unconscious. When he awakens, it’s a chaotic and scary scene. Bethesda more »

Guardians of the Wallet: Rocket Raccoon leads Disney Infinity 2.0 preorders

Naysayers scoffed after Disney shelled out $4 billion for Marvel Comics.  The company had already licensed the film rights for Spider-Man and the X-Men to other parties, so people wondered what was left in the cupboard. Disney and Marvel turned The Avengers into household names, and this summer did the same with the Guardians of more »

Next Madden NFL 15 update has to chronicle worst week in NFL history

Like millions of Americans, I love some football. I play Madden NFL, fantasy football and occasionally make time to watch games just for fun. The first two weeks of the season have made it hard to remember why at times. Some of the best players in the NFL have started the year under legal clouds. more »

Front Page Sports Football is making a comeback

Cyanide Studios, the team behind Blood Bowl, is resurrecting . Every fan thinks they can run their favorite football team better than the general manager. If they are fans of the Dallas Cowboys, they’re probably right about that. In any case, here’s your chance to see what you’ve got. As the GM, you’ll need to more »

Middling reviews for Destiny leave this gen still looking for ‘next big thing’

My first sign that Destiny wouldn’t blow my mind came in the beta. After six hours, I still wasn’t completely sure who I was shooting at, why we were so angry at each other or why any of it mattered. Some of the voice actors don’t sound too sure of those things either. The second more »

Madden NFL 15 passing out ‘Madden Season’ goodies for Ultimate Team

Madden Ultimate Team can be quite a grind. So EA is helping us out with some great players just for logging in. So far I’ve picked up an Aaron Rodgers and Brandon Marshall just by playing the game. EA’s Gridiron Club offers up loyalty rewards for longtime players as well.  Players of Madden NFL 25 more »

Yep, someone made an Oculus Rift boob-grabbing game

There are a number of exciting, educational and inspirational ways the Oculus Rift technology could be used. There’s the possibility it could help treat post traumatic stress disorder with virtual recreations of prolonged exposure. It could be used as a virtual college classroom. Or, you could just play an uncomfortable boob-grabbing simulator. A video on more »

Blizzard nerfs Hearthstone’s Starving Buzzard and Leeroy Jenkins

Two of Hearthstone’s most popular cards just took a huge hit. Community Manager Zeriyah just made the announcement on the forums. Effective Sept. 22, the Hunter class specific Starving Buzzard will have its mana cost increased from 2 to 5, getting only a minimal bump in the process. He’s currently a 2/1, and will be more »