When I first saw the noir-style trailer video for Contrast, I immediately wanted to sink my teeth into it. The game comes from newcomer Compulsion Games, a Canadian developer based in Montreal. Contrast will be their first game, and notably, one of the first games to be out for the Playstation 4. With not one, but two first impressions on the line, will Contrast prove to be illuminating?
Halloween is close at hand, and in the spirit of the season, you might dust off a few horror classics to play with the lights off. Games like Silent Hill and Fatal Frame II, come to mind for some truly classic horror. However, there’s a surprising game I would put up for consideration for your more »
Skullgirls Price: $14.99 System(s): PC Release Date: August 22 2013 Publisher (Developer): Lab Zero (Marvelous AQL) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, partial nudity, violence, and tobacco use Back in 2012, developer Reverge Labs, with the help of publisher Autumn Games, released Skullgirls on Xbox live arcade and Playstation Network. The fighting game was created by more »
I’ve been through three console wars in my lifetime and 2013 marks my fourth war with the upcoming releases of the Playstation 4 and the Xbox One. It’s been a long time since my first console war, now I live on my own, and make my own money, no longer chained down by the parental more »
Title: Evoland Price: $10.00 System(s): PC Release Date: April 4th, 2013 Publisher (Developer): Shiro Games (Shiro Games) ESRB Rating: N/A When I first got wind of Evoland‘s concept, the trope, “Lampshade Hanging” came to mind. For those who don’t browse Tvtropes on a regular basis, lampshade hanging refers to the act of a creator of more »
If there’s anything that EA’s recent Sim City fiasco has taught developers and publishers, it’s gamers absolutely, positively hate DRM and “always connected” policies for their games. However, it seems the news hasn’t trickled down to Microsoft and their next Xbox (codenamed Durango) developers yet. There are rumors making the rounds on the internet more »
The Saints Row franchise has always been about its over-the-top, balls to the wall themes and gameplay. Whether it’s dressing up in an animal costumes and hitting pedestrians with a baseball bat on a Tron-esque motorcycle, or skydiving off of a fighter jet to body slam an innocent civilian below, there’s a lot of sadistic more »
Bastion was a gem of a game with gorgeous art, a wonderful soundtrack, and a great storyline that made it stand out from the other third person beat-em-ups in its time. Its been a while since we’ve last heard from Bastion developer Supergiant Games, but it recently made a huge announcement about its next game more »
If you’re a fan of artsy, stylized story games such as Journey and Flower and you don’t mind getting a little bit wet, you should start getting ready for Sony’s Rain. At last year’s Gamescom, Sony teased Rain as a game where you play as a little boy who can only be seen when he’s in more »
EA is not having a good month. Between SimCity woes and EA CEO John Riccitiello stepping down from office, the company has been suffering a number of misfortunes the past few weeks. As if that’s not enough, researchers from Amsterdam’s Black Hat security Conference demonstrated an exploit that was found on Origin, EA’s game distribution more »
If you haven’t had a chance to play Bastion yet, now’s your chance to get it for a reasonable price. The Humble Bundle store is celebrating the introduction of it’s Humble Bundle Weekly Sale by selling 2011′s indie hit at any price you want. The third person RPG follows a man who is tasked with more »
Gearbox announced they are releasing a new PC patch for their widely criticized game, Aliens: Colonial Marines. The new patch weighs in at a whopping 4 gigabytes, and corrects a huge amount of problems with the game that critics and players have complained about.