Xbox Live Update for the week of April 15, 2015

It’s the week income tax is due, and Xbox One gets a game called We Are Doomed. That can’t be a coincidence, right? It doesn’t actually have anything to do with taxes though. It’s a twin-stick shooter that gives you a laser beam to blast enemies with. Waves Mode has 30 waves to tackle, and Endless Mode more »

Get your goat on with Goat Simulator for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Do you hear the bleating? I do. It’s the sound of the coming storm that is Goat Simulator. The joke game from Coffee Stain Studios which brought joy to PC gamers and spawned a slew of copycats starring cats, dogs, and other animals, is on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One on April 17, 2015. more »

The Beowulf Skullgirls Encore debut is Friday, Friday, Friday!

Ladies and gentlemen, a legend is coming out of “retirement.” Entering the ring at 287lbs is Beowulf! Which is to say Super Smash Bros. isn’t the fighting game to get free DLC this week, since the free Beowulf Skullgirls Encore pack is on the way. Come April 17, 2015, all systems will be go to more »


It’s disappointing Destiny won’t get a House of Wolves Raid

Destiny‘s second expansion, House of Wolves, will release on all platforms May 19, 2015. House of Wolves will introduce a new line of story quests, the PvP arena Trials of Osiris, and the newly revealed “cooperative multiplayer arena,” Prison of Elders. The DLC also adds the ability to upgrade existing, pre-Dark Below Exotic and Legendary equipment to put them more »


The Mortal Kombat X trailers aren’t really impressive

Now, I’ll be the first to admit that fighting games have never really been my jam. I’m not really good at them. In addition, I haven’t played a Mortal Kombat game in years. So it’s entirely possible that I’m simply not the target audience when it comes to Mortal Kombat X. I’m fully willing to more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of April 8, 2015

It’s been a little longer than usual since our last update, so I’m going to catch you up on everything Xbox Live since we last talked.Baseball season is here, and RBI Baseball 15 is ready to swing for the fences on Xbox One. Players can use a two-button “retro” control scheme, or engage more precise controls for more »

LEGO Dimensions mixes your favorite LEGO franchises with collectible figures

Publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, developer TT Games, and The LEGO Group today announced LEGO Dimensions, the next title in the longstanding LEGO video game series. LEGO Dimensions will launch for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Wii U September 27, 2015, and will mix together LEGO Lord of the Rings, DC Comics, The Wizard of Oz, Ninjago, more »

Resident Evil Revelations 2 Review: The Next step?

Resident Evil Revelations 2 Price: System(s): PS4, PC, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 Release Date: March 17, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Capcom ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence and Strong Language Resident Evil Revelations 2 isn’t much like the first Revelations. It’s faster, it’s campier, it’s… episodic? Well, it used to be. Capcom more »

Download eight free games on Xbox consoles in April

Seriously, if you own an Xbox 360 or Xbox One and Gold membership, it’s time to start downloading free goodness. If you happen to have both, you don’t need to buy a game at all this month.  But income tax refunds are coming in and we know you’re going to. Since they’re going to give more »


Minecraft gets the Love and Hugs treatment this April Fool’s

Minecraft really is a terribly violent game. In it, you destroy the environment, butcher and imprison the local fauna, open portals to Hell, and squander precious natural resources on profane statues. In a world where so much as uttering the word “different,” and not immediately following it written apologies submitted in triplicate, is enough to drive more »

Toys R Us sale ad for Easter has a buy one, get one 40% discount on games

Time to round out this week’s Easter/spring sale ad roundup. We already went over what Best Buy and Target have to offer, so it’s time to fall back and see what the Toys R Us sale looks like. Honestly, its offerings for March 29-April 4, 2015 are somewhat underwhelming, but at least it’s general game more »

Feast your eyes on Disney Infinity 2.0’s Falcon

All of the Avengers can finally assemble in Disney Infinity 2.0. I guess he had some things to take care of, maybe he was roosting, but that doesn’t matter. Falcon is here now and we’re glad of it. The group is complete and ready to be enjoyed. Besides, we can forgive a little tardiness when more »