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Grim Fandango Remastered Review: Under the Skin

Grim Fandango Remastered Price: $14.99 System(s): PC (PS4, Vita) Release Date: January 26, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Double Fine Productions ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, Crude Humor, Mild Language, Sexual Themes, Violence and use of Alcohol and Tobacco I was so excited for a good reason to finally get off my butt and play Grim Fandango more »

Videoball Preview: Do not play Videoball against Tim Rogers

Look, I get it. Videoball, the minimalist title from Action Button Entertainment, is a promising game, and you want to give it a try. And Tim Rogers, the main mind behind the game, is right there. But don’t give in to the temptation. Sure, you may have seen the game here and there over the more »

Sony to make PlayStation Network the center of its entertainment services

Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) and Sony Network Entertainment International (SNEI) today announced the consolidation of all Sony entertainment services under the PlayStation Network brand, which will henceforth encompass games, TV, video and music services. The change will join PlayStation Store, PlayStation Plus, the cloud-based PlayStation Vue, and PlayStation Now to Video Unlimited and Music Unlimited. Video and more »

It’s a sing-off with free Dragon Age Inquisition Tavern Songs

Cool things happen sometimes in video game land, including this surprise announcement from BioWare concerning a small, yet popular part of Dragon Age Inquisition. Not only is BioWare just plain giving away a cool thing for free, but also holding a contest for even more stuff. Stuff is great, stuff is cool and BioWare wants more »

Dragon’s Dogma Online is coming to Japan this year

Capcom is adapting the Dragon’s Dogma IP into a free-to-play MMO, the company announced in a recent issue of Japanese game magazine Famitsu. Thanks to Gematsu and Siliconera’s translation work, we know a bit more about the game than just its genre.  Dragon’s Dogma Online will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC, but only in Japan. Indeed, more »

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Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition Made Me Regret Owning a Vita

I’ll admit it; I’m one of the irrational people who refuses to give up on the PlayStation Vita. It might have something to do with my love of tiny things. When I was a kid, I preferred Micro Machines to Matchbox Cars. And I spent an ungodly amount of money on an early Palmtop computer, more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, January 27, 2015

Cool stuff is happening this week! We have the remastered return of a classic, a goofy JRPG, some intriguing indie stuff and even some AAA stuff from the creators of Dead Island. This week’s PlayStation Store update is pretty busy, and there’s enough variety for everyone to have something fun. Also, pre-orders for Evolve are live more »

Resident Evil Revelations 2’s microtransactions aren’t a big deal

Here’s some fun news: according to this report from Mundogamers, Capcom’s upcoming Resident Evil Revelations 2 is going to have some microtransactions. From the interview, the game’s Raid Mode is where this will be relevant, and it’s about what you’d expect for microtransactions in a console game. You can buy weapons for real money, as more »

Shoot the breeze with Scooter in Tales from the Borderlands

It’s not clear if you’ll be able to Catch-a-Ride! with him, but according to the newest trailer for Telltale’s episodic game, Tales from the Borderlands, players will, at the very least, be able to interact with the lovable mechanic, Scooter. It’s a good thing, too, because Scooter’s magnetic personality and endearing slowness are downplayed in more »

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Review: A Little Taste of Phantom Pain

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Price: System(s): PC (also available for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One) Release Date: December 18, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Konami (Kojima Productions) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Violence, and Strong Language Games like Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes remind me of when I was a kid. I more »

Japan gets Bloodborne PS4s

To celebrate the upcoming launch of Bloodborne in Japan, From Software has announced a limited edition PS4 that features laser engraved artwork for the game. Sure, it’s just a logo of the game, but that may be enough to force the hands of hardcore fans of the series. In addition to the console, which is more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, January 20, 2015

This week, things are a lot busier on the PlayStation Store front than they have been all month! First off, the digital marketplace is absolutely loaded with sales this week, with a huge range of stuff across the entire platform range of Sony’s PlayStation Store ecosystem. Secondly a bunch of new games are out, including more »