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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 »

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Destiny Review: Everything you thought it’d be

Title: Destiny Price: System(s): PS4 (Also on PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Release Date: September 9, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Activision (Bungie) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Animated Blood and Violence You’ve heard about Destiny, Bungie’s first title since their work on the massively successful Halo franchise. I know you’ve heard about it, because Activision absolutely needs for you more »

Chariot Review: Lovably transporting deceased monarchs

Chariot Price: $14.99 System(s): PS4 and Xbox One Release Date: October 1, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Frima Studio (Frima Studio) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild fantasy violence Chariot is one of those games that surprises out of nowhere. The cutesy 2D aesthetic wrapped around a physics-based puzzle/platform game is its biggest selling point. Don’t let this more »

The scariest part of Alien: Isolation is the unknown

Alien was a horror movie. It may not seem as scary in hindsight, but it was always a cerebral adventure about not knowing what lurks in the unknown. Alien: Isolation has that down pat. It takes at least a half hour before the titular creature makes its appearance, maybe longer if a player takes his 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 »