Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 Review: Back into the Game

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita Release Date: August 26, 2014 Publisher (Developer): NIS America (Compile Heart) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Suggestive Themes Hyperdimension Neptunia ! Compile Heart and Idea Factory’s Hyperdimension Neptunia JRPGs have been around for a while on the PS3, and Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 is more »

Table Top Racing Review: Second Place Finish

Table Top Racing Price: $7.99 System(s): Release Date: August 5, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Ripstone (Playrise Digital) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Fantasy Violence Table Top Racing is a fairly well known title in the iOS and Android world. <It is a Micro Machines style racing game that first debuted on iOS a couple years ago, more »

Watch Goldfish fight for Street Fighter II Turbo supremacy

Do you want to see the pinnacle of human achievement? Of course you do! I direct your attention to “Fish Plays Street Fighter” on Twitch, in which two fish are duking it out, mano a mano, in Street Fighter II Turbo. No, really, it’s the greatest thing ever. First, some mad genius decided to use more »

Robin Williams’ most important lesson

A lot of people were shocked when they learned of Robin Williams’ suicide this past weekend. Then again, there were a lot of people who weren’t. It was no secret that Williams had spent the last several years battling addiction problems, stemming from his life-long struggles with depression. It was a struggle which apparently had more »

Robin Williams deserves to be immortalized in next Legend of Zelda title

As we all know by now, actor and comedian Robin Williams passed away Monday of an apparent suicide, losing his life-long battle with depression. Not only was Williams is one of the best actors and comedians of his generation, he was by all accounts a genuinely great person too. Something not so well known outside more »

Hyperdimension Neptunia RE;Birth 1 Preview: Goddesses again

“Breasts are symbolic of maturity and fertility… qualities of a Goddess” These words echo in my mind as I feel myself plummeting. Plummeting where? From where? Who spoke those words again? What words? Who am I? Everything is slipping away. I woke from a dream, a dream of someone speaking to me. I remember her more »

Libretro’s RetroBox is too ambitious

Libretro, the folks behind RetroArch, announced that they want to build their own “RetroBox”. Basically, they want to make a competitor for SteamOS or XMBC with a heavy focus on emulation. It’s an ambitious project, to say the least, with some lofty goals. If you aren’t familiar with RetroArch, it is a pretty nifty tool. more »

Witnessing the bewitching effect of Morrowind

I was doing what I do every night these days, watching Twitch, when I stumbled upon somebody streaming The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. As a huge fan of the game, I had no other choice but to pop in and check it out. It was kind of annoying for a minute. because the guy looked more »

The tribulations of Path of Exile character naming

Anyone who’s ever played an RPG, whether digital or pen-and-paper, knows that probably the single most important aspect of character creation is choosing a name. The name of your character sets the tone for their entire adventure. You can’t very well go plunging the depths of Vampire filled caves and troll infested ruins as an more »

Sierra rises from the dead

Do you remember Sierra Entertainment? Of course you do, Sierra was responsible for some of the most legendary games of the 90′s and 2000′s: King’s Quest, Leisure Suit Larry, Spyro the Dragon, Crash Bandicoot, and Homeworld. Sierra also happened to publish some little first person shooter named , that I guess was supposed to be more »

Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS Review: (Sometimes) hearing the magic

Cambridge Audio is a British company specializing in audio gear. Founded in 1968, they produce amplifiers, wireless speaker systems, hi-fi home theater equipment, and audio accessories. The is one of those. It’s a portable Digital Audio Converter and amplifier for getting the most out of your sound on the go. The DacMagic XS plugs into more »

Gamestop ripping customers off now more than ever

It’s been revealed by Kotaku that GameStop will be giving customers an extra 20% for their trade-ins, and simplifying the structure for determining how much your games are worth. It’s going from a convoluted structure based on rewards, promotions, Game Informer subscriptions, etc, to one where the only difference is cash vs. store credit, and whether more »