What will happen to Minecraft’s Minecon?

A lot of questions about Microsoft’s Minecraft acquisition answered today. We know it’s still going to be on PC, mobile, and PlayStation devices, despite Microsoft owning the developer and game. Markus “Notch” Persson has said he’s out, now that Microsoft is taking everything over. Plus, the price tag was revealed to be a whopping $2.5 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 »


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 »

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 »

Resident Evil Revelations 2′s fast-paced, episodic content is a great idea

I… am excited. I’m an old-school Resident Evil mark, you see. So while I do appreciate the newer games (I had an absolute blast running through Resident Evil 6 with friends), the older style will always be my favorite. The first Resident Evil Revelations was a cool exercise in leaning back towards that era without more »

Ray Rice benched in Madden 15

You know you’ve messed up big time when a publisher goes out of its way to remove you from a video game. That’s exactly what’s happening to Ray Rice. Mike Garafolo, a Fox Sports 1 NFL Insider, got the news from EA. Ray Rice is out of . The decision comes after video surfaced in more »

Remember, there’s a Destiny cross buy promotion

Have you made your Destiny purchase yet? I hope not, because there’s a can’t miss deal! It’s a Destiny cross buy promotion! Yes, a Destiny cross buy deal is in effect. Best of all, it isn’t limited to one platform. PS3 owners who buy a copy of the game can also get a PS4 version, more »

Destiny is like porn for gamers

People around the internet are buzzing about Destiny, eagerly anticipating tonight’s midnight releases . However, I think there’s something more to this excitement. Call it crude, but I think Destiny is like porn for gamers. That isn’t to say people excited about Destiny can’t wait to play it because there are images of hoohas and more »


I’ll take Fem-Shep over male Shepard any day

I’m not a huge fan of labels, but I’ve deemed it important to clarify that I am straight. I’m in a committed relationship with a man. But I don’t have any problems saying that I can admit when a woman is attractive. This is no more evident than in my love for Fem-Shep from the more »

PAX 2014: Tales from the Borderlands might be Telltale Games’ best yet

It couldn’t have been more than 30 seconds into the playable demo when I realized Tales from the Borderlands might blow away all of Telltale Games’ previous adventure games. Yes, I said it. The introduction to the new episodic series at PAX Prime 2014 hit hard and fast with humor and action. It looks every bit more »

Mortal Kombat X gets a release date

Good news, fans of gore, martial arts, and amateur surgery using aforementioned martial arts. Your next serving of Fatalities and face-kicks arrives in just a few months. Brace yourself for Mortal Kombat X.

WayForward’s new TMNT game cool but lacking new ideas

Full disclosure: I’m a big fan of both WayForward as a game developer and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as a… big, shameless money-vomit capitalism franchise entity thingy. DuckTales Remastered was one of my favorite games last year and taking my son to see the 2014 TMNT movie was one of the most emotionally strenuous more »