Nintendo eShop Update for March 5, 2015

Today is a momentous update. It’s the first time we’re really seeing and cross-buy promotions in effect! Both Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars and OlliOlli are cross-buy games. Get one, and you get a download code for the other version for free on your digital receipt. As for sales, there are a few to more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of March 4, 2015

It is March 5 in Dallas, Texas and we are snowed in. Really, I’m not joking. It’s almost time to fill out NCAA basketball brackets and all three of my kids are home because the roads are too icy for them to go to school. And my friends who work in offices that are closed more »

Rock Band 4 resurrected in 2015, proves Rock and Roll Dreams Come True

I hope you still have your PS3 and Xbox 360 instrument peripherals, because one of the games that needs them is making a comeback. All of the rumors and hinting was true. Sometime in 2015, Rock Band 4 will come to the PS4 and Xbox One. So why am I saying to get the old more »

5 eShop games you’ll want to watch

The 2015 Game Developers Conference was certainly big on news. We’ve heard about all kinds of games. Not surprisingly, a number of these are coming to the eShop. The Wii U and 3DS will be getting some fantastic titles. Mutant Mudds Super Challenge, Octodad, Don’t Starve, Never Alone, and more are all on the way. more »

Valve’s Steam Link coming in November

Valve has all kinds of interesting stuff to reveal this week. We already told you about the Vive VR device. Now Valve has announced Steam Link, a device which will allow Steam Machines, Windows PCs, Macs and Linux PCs to stream content from any PC or Steam Machine on the same home network. Pictures appeared more »

Microsoft announces Windows 10, Xbox One cross-buy

For a while, it was looking like the Xbox One was going to be the odd system out when it came to one of the best, recent developments in gaming. I’m talking, of course, about the lack of a Xbox One cross-buy system. Sony has had a system in place with the PS3, PS4, and more »


Rodea the Sky Soldier may be the Wii’s swan song

A Wii release in 2015? It’s happening. Yuji Naka’s long-in-limbo Rodea the Sky Soldier, announced for American release last month by NIS America, will be playable on Wii in addition to Wii U and 3DS. First-run editions of the Wii U version of the game will come bundled with the original Wii game, finished in 2011 by Prope, more »

Mad Max rides later this year

Avalanche Studios’ post-apocalyptic open-world car combat/third-person action game Mad Max will release on September 1, 2015 in North America and September 4 in the UK for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. (Yes, only on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.) Mad Max is featured in the latest issue of Game Informer, which has confirmed that the more »

I’m not sure if 2016 will be the “year” of Project Morpheus

The big news from Sony at the 2015 Game Developer’s Conference concerned a piece of tech many have been preoccupied with ever since the company announced it was a thing. Project Morpheus, the device that will allow anyone with a PS4 to enjoy virtual reality games, now has a 2016 release window. Which, theoretically could more »

Sacred Line Genesis is a new, Genesis visual novel

Unlikely as it sounds, Sega’s Mega Drive/Genesis system has a new release in the form of Sasha Darko’s Sacred Line Genesis. A passion project, Sacred Line is a 16-bit visual novel nested between mystery and horror themes. Publisher Watermelon is backing the game, which will be sold in BITS format, “a new collectible package aimed for low quantities,” concreting its niche more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, March 3, 2015

Woah, tons of new games this week. And new freebies as well! Fire up your console of choice, get your butt over to the PlayStation Store and get a ton of free stuff. If spending money is more your flavor, there are plenty of new options this week. Check ‘em out: PS4 HELLDIVERS Limited Edition more »

PS4 HBO GO app is go

A wrong has been righted. Our PS4 media viewing options have increased. The PS4 HBO GO app is here. Really, when I say here, I mean “here”. The announcement was made on the PlayStation Blog a little while ago, and if you check your system, you should find it ready to enjoy right now. It’s more »