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10 PlayStation Store Sale of the Dead games to get

If there’s one thing PlayStation console and handheld owners can count on, it’s seasonal sales. Really, it’s rare to go a month or two on the PlayStation Store without some kind of special event. Since it’s October, that means Halloween markdowns for all. A 2014 Sale of the Dead has been announced, with one bundle more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, October 22, 2014

Do I really need to say it? There are a lot of new releases coming out in the PlayStation Store this week. The PS4 has plenty to offer–in fact, all platforms have many of the same titles. There’s support all around! Check out the full list of titles released this week. PlayStation 4 Battlefield 4 more »

Alien: Isolation: A Beautiful place to die

Alien: Isolation is an odd beast, but so is the series that spawned it. The original, 1979, Alien film is a masterpiece of atmospheric tension that could’ve only been made when Ridley Scott was at the height of his directorial hubris, possessed with an obsession for world building. The sci fi technology of Alien seems more »

4 Games to play during the Extra Life 24 hour marathon

Extra Life game day will soon be upon us. The epic gaming marathon fundraiser hosts an official game day every year so that participants can play their way through their marathon with friends. In some cases, Extra Lifers hold events on game day to create an even greater sense of community. Certain gaming venues even more »

Play Fat Princess: Piece of Cake to get a free PS3 game

Get ready to take advantage of an opportunity to get a free game by playing a free game. Sony has just brought it’s Fat Princess series to mobile devices with Fat Princess: Piece of Cake. It’s a free-to-play, Candy Crush Saga kind of game. The reason you have to download and play it right now more »

Deciding between Alien: Isolation and Evil Within

October is brutal on gamers. Traditionally, October and November are the busiest months, as every company wants to have their game out in time for the holiday shopping season. Which means people often find themselves torn between two games, like Alien: Isolation and The Evil Within. In this particular circumstance, both games came to next more »

Android convergence continues with Google Nexus Player

The idea of “convergence” is a funny thing, given how often companies have gotten it wrong. When the idea was popularized back in the ‘90s, everyone assumed that all entertainment and information functions would naturally “converge” on the television, at that time the center of any media-consuming household. After all, people already watched live programming, more »

I like that Alien: Isolation won’t let you hide

That title isn’t exactly clear. You can hide in Alien: Isolation. It’s encouraged, in fact, as it can provide a chance to evade a xenomorph that is getting smarter by the second. The thing is, The Creative Assembly and Sega crafted this game in such a way that you can’t hide away forever. I learned more »

Yes, the PSN is down

Bad news everyone. If you tried to get online with your PS3, PS4 or Vita, you won’t. You will find the PSN is down. It’s an official outage. Everyone panic. Or, you know, be mature about it and enjoy an offline game. Sony officially announced that the PSN is down about an hour ago on more »

Skylanders Trap Team has the best characters

Skylanders is one of those series that constantly amazes. Not because of the sales figures or that each year Activision manages to put out a new iteraction, like Skylanders Trap Team, that looks too good to resist. No, the real reason it’s so impressive is that each round of Skylanders manages to be better than more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, October 15, 2014

You won’t be bored scanning the PlayStation Store this week. Highlights include several complete, definitive, ultimate, etc. editions of games, plus some completely new titles to download onto your console. It’s a huge update, to be sure, with many games that people will find hard to resist. PlayStation 4 Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition () Get more »

Taking a quick look at Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Having purchased Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel last night via a discount code that will be expiring in just a few hours, I got up a little early this morning for an hour of gameplay. What I found was a mixture of the familiar and the new. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel seems to be built around the Borderlands more »