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Sackboy is in Costume Quest 2

Get ready to gnash your teeth if you already purchased Costume Quest 2, because you’re about to feel a little left out. You’ll wish you had waited, if you own a PS3 or PS4. The Sony versions of Double Fine’s games have a Sackboy cameo. Sometime in the game, a Sackboy costume ends up being more »

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 »

Alien: Isolation Review: Haunting

Title: Alien: Isolation Price: System(s): PS4 (Also available on PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC) Release Date: October 7, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Sega (The Creative Assembly) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood, Strong Language, and Violence I couldn’t play Alien: Isolation at night. The notion of being alone, in a dark room, in an empty house, 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 »

Get the PS4 and Vita bundle for $500

Earlier this year, Sony released a $559.99 PS4 and Vita bundle. It was the ideal opportunity for any Sony fan who had missed out on the next gen console and handheld, and wanted to remedy their situation by grabbing both in one fell swoop. It shined briefly, in June and July, then faded from view. 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 »

Skylanders Trap Team Review: Peak of Perfection

Title: Skylanders Trap Team Price: System(s): PS4 (Also available for PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii, Wii U, 3DS, iOS, and Android) Release Date: October 5, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Activision (Toys for Bob) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Cartoon Violence It’s finally time to play Skylanders. No more complaining about how a new iteration appears 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 »