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Lego Jurassic World Review: Cashing in

Lego Jurassic World Price: System(s): PS4 (Also for 3DS, PS3, Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, Vita, PC) Release Date: Month Date, Year Publisher (Developer): Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (Traveller’s Tales) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Cartoon Violence and Crude Humor Given the 14 year gap between Jurassic Park III and Jurassic World, it’s more »

Shantae: Half Genie Hero Preview: Shantae shows her moves

Shantae Half Genie Hero appears to be coming along nicely. WayForward provided a preview build featuring three playable levels to early-access level Kickstarter backers. The demo is brief, and specifically adjusted to avoid any possible spoilers, but its contents are solid. Shantae Half Genie Hero will feature platforming action as the titular Shantae runs, jumps, more »

Eitr Preview: Expect great things

I’m looking forward to Eitr, and you should be as well. I had the opportunity to sit down with Eitr’s indie developers during E3 2015. Their prior meeting ran late, as did mine, for reasons I would come to understand through meeting them. Eneme Entertainment is comprised of two people, artist and designer David Wright more »

Project X Zone 2 Interview: Kensuke Tsukanaka talked about the SRPG at E3

During E3 2015, I had the opportunity to sit down with Kensuke Tsukanaka, Production 2 Chief at Bandai Namco, about the upcoming release of Project X Zone 2 for the 3DS. Mr. Tsukanaka, who fielded my questions through a translator, gave me the scoop on the crossover game that combines a cast of characters from more »

Terraria’s 1.3 update changelog revealed

The Terraria 1.3 Changelog has been released, and it’s expansive, impressive, and purposefully incomplete so not to spoil all of the new surprises. Following is the full list, but some of the highlights include: 800 new items to discover Expert Mode, featuring increased challenge and new rewards New Underground Desert biome New Tax Collector NPC more »

Kill Strain could be the next Dead Nation, Helldivers

There’s a certain connotation that’s paired with free-to-play games. As promising as a title could be, one always has to wonder if there’ll be a catch, or if it will still be desirable when the hook fades and reality appears. After trying Kill Strain at E3 2015, I can’t help but wonder if its Dead more »

Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash doesn’t feel right

Have you ever seen a game, thought it was a good idea, tried it and then discovered something was amiss? You couldn’t put your finger on it exactly, but it didn’t exactly feel right. I had one of those experiences myself, earlier this month, upon playing Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash for the first time. I’m a more »

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition Review: Sure, why not

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition Price: System(s): Xbox One, PS4, PC Release Date: June 23, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Capcom ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood, Language, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes and Violence Devil May Cry is in a weird spot. The last game didn’t do so well. For reasons that may or may not be more »

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Preview: Positive reflections

All of my experiences with the original Mirror’s Edge went badly. It takes a lot to make me motion sick, but the first game and Super Mario Galaxy are the only two titles to make my stomach flop. I’d attempt parkour, thing I’d make the jumps, somehow fail and feel mentally and physically horrible as more »

Bandai Namco trademarks Tales of Berseria in Europe

Bandai Namco first revealed Tales of Berseria, the next installment in its longstanding Tales franchise, at Japan’s Tales of Festival earlier this month. The company has now filed a European trademark for the title, confirming its expected Western localization. Europe and the states received Tales of Vesperia, Graces, Xillia, Xillia 2 and, come October 2015, Zestiria, so Berseria‘s arrival was more »

Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara is everything I remember from childhood

For a variety of reasons, I spent a lot of time in hotels when I was growing up. They were always the nicer hotels, the ones with pools and “entertainment rooms” that would have a few arcade games and maybe a pool table. By and large, I never had the disposable income to drop a more »

Wattam Preview: Whatta wonderful world

Wattam begins with a monster that wanted to devour the Earth. It was huge, grotesque and had a head that was the shape of the King and Prince of the Cosmos. It wrapped its tongue around the planet, pulling her towards its mouth. But the Earth had other plans. She revealed a bomb on her more »