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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 »

Microsoft makes biggest Minecraft purchase ever

Microsoft is spending the most money anyone has ever spent on a Minecraft after a formal announcement was made that a $2.5 billion deal for Microsoft to buy Mojang has been finalized. Reports circulated last week that Microsoft was in serious talks with Mojang for a mega-deal. More reports surfaced over the weekend stating that more »

Bear Senpai – a bear dating sim – wants your money

We’ve romanced humans, pigeons, and alpacas. Has the time come to get some sugar bear loving? Toni Rocca, creator of Bear Senpai, thinks so. A Kickstarter is on, with the hopes of raising $18,000 for a bear-y It’s koala or nothing! Rocca bares all in the Bear Senpai description. The goal is to create a more »

Grand Theft Auto V gets a date with PS4, Xbox One and PC

America’s favorite pastime is back this November 18, 2014 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One—sorry PC gamers that have to wait until January 27, 2015. No, I’m not talking about the NFL. Well, yes, that’s back too. But I’m referring to Grand Theft Auto V. Rockstar Games finally spilled the beans on the worst kept secret more »

Super Smash Bros demo date and more revealed on Nintendo Treehouse stream

Nintendo’s giant game stream featuring the team over at Treehouse is underway, and you can watch it live right on Nintendo’s own Twitch channel. In addition to getting a fun peek into the somewhat elusive Treehouse office, you’ll also see brand new game footage from the liked of Captain Toad, Ultimate NES Remix, Super Smash more »

Wishing for a Humble Ouya Bundle

I’m probably in the minority here, but I have an Ouya and I kinda love it. There are definite knocks against it, and it isn’t a perfect micro-console, but it . And, admittedly, a big part of my love comes from being able to play Atari 2600 games on it, since it’s hit-or-miss when getting more »

Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate Review: Swing and a miss

Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate Price: $59.99 ($49.99) System(s): PS4 (PS3, Vita) Release Date: September 2, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Tecmo Koei (Omega Force) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Mild Language, Suggestive Themes and Violence 2014 has been a big year for Omega Force. February saw the PS4 debut of Dynasty Warriors, with a port of the very more »

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Xenosaga HD collection a brilliant idea

Xenosaga never got the respect it deserved. Sure, the JRPG series had its faults. The long cutscenes are the thing that spring to mind for me. Yet, if you think about it, those weren’t its fault either. The main problem was, it was a series of six games condensed into three. When developers have to more »

Nintendo eShop Update for September 11, 2014

The update is upon us! This week is good for anyone with a , but slightly less exciting for owners. (Especially since they’re probably jealous of the Japanese gamers who get the Super Smash Bro. demo and full game in their eShop this week. To be honest, only Wii U owners should even consider visiting more »

SteamWorld Dig: A Fistful of Dirt Review: Digging it

SteamWorld Dig Price: $9.99 System(s): Release Date: August 28, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Image & Form (Image & Form) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence SteamWorld Dig has come to the Wii U via the Nintendo eShop. Already available for the Nintendo 3DS, PS4, Vita, and Steam, this new release of the title makes special more »

Xbox One preview members enjoying October update

Xbox One will roll out another massive update next month. The lucky folks in the preview group are trying out the new features and giving their feedback right now. One of the big features on the system is the ability to snap applications. Players have asked for faster access to things including their friends lists, more »

Xbox Live update for the week of September 10, 2014

You might have heard a little bit about a game called Destiny. It is now available to download on both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. It can be described as a first-person shooter, but there’s a lot more going on. You can fight for humanity alone or along with friends in campaign, co-op and more »