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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 »

Swords & Soldiers II Preview: Meat again on the battlefield

The original Swords & Soldiers was a success for developer Ronimo, spreading from WiiWare to PC, mobile and other console platforms and gaining many fans of its side-scrolling RTS gameplay. With its sequel, Swords & Soldiers II, Ronimo is returning to its Nintendo home, focusing on a screen-versus-screen multiplayer experience that lets players see full-screen 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 »

AGDQ 2015 ends with a 1.5 million-dollar bang

Chances are, you’ve spent some portion of the last week watching nerds more insane than you or I put their inhuman dedication to video games to the test for an awesome cause. 2015 has proved to be yet another great year for the Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) crowd, as they raised over 1.5 million more »

CES 2015: SteelSeries Apex M800 designed for top speeds

People get serious about their mechanical keyboards. They expect the best, whether they’re using them for work or play. At CES 2015, SteelSeries unveiled an Apex M800 that the company hopes could be one of the best in the business. It’s throwing around terms like “the fastest” and “most customizable” for this one. I suppose more »

CES 2015: Nyko focused on the PS4 and Xbox One

When you have a new console, you tend to want things to be just right. You want to tailor your experience to your needs, which usually means getting at least one peripheral that makes it a little more your own. Fortunately for PS4 and Xbox One owners, Nyko’s CES 2015 showings are taking steps toward more »

CES 2015: Razer brings Forge TV, OSVR, and Nabu X

I know Razer is responsible for making all kinds of great products for gamers, but whenever I hear the company’s name, my mind immediately goes to peripherals. I think it’s because I’ve been spoiled by their gaming mice. CES 2015 is probably going to change that, though, because this year the company brought an Android more »

CES 2015: PlayStation Vue on PS3 and PS4 soon

So the Xbox One is getting Sling TV service first. Big deal, that’s okay. The PS3 and PS4 are going to be the exclusive home of PlayStation Vue at about the same time. That’s right, while the Xbox One will have Sling TV in Q1 2015, PlayStation Vue will debut too. Both the PS3 and more »

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CES 2015: Xbox One gets Sling TV first

One of the first, gaming-related announcements of CES 2015 has been made, and it has to do with streaming TV. Namely, that the Xbox One will be the first console to get a Sling TV app for watching streaming, live TV. By the way, don’t feel bad if you’re making a “What?” face right now. more »

PSX 2014: MLB 15: The Show adds legendary players

Baseball’s winter meetings are already underway, so pitchers and catchers will report before you know it. One of baseball’s rites of passage is the MLB:The Show series. It’s one of Sony’s most anticipated titles annually, so of course it made an appearance at the PlayStation Experience. Yasel Puig will be 2015’s cover athlete, an excellent more »

PSX 2014: Square Enix Blew It With FFVII PS4

There is going to be a FFVII PS4. The crowd in attendance at PlayStation Experience and the collective internet hive mind lost its shit the moment Square Enix Producer Shinji Hashimoto came on stage and introduced “one of the most iconic video games” in PlayStation, and video game, history. Final Fantasy VII used to be more »

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PSX 2014: The 20th Anniversary Edition PS4 Slips Through My Grasp

Did you get your 20th Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4? No? I didn’t either. Sony announced the extremely limited edition console just days ahead of the PlayStation Experience with the intent of putting them on pre-order at the event and online. You can imagine the virtual tsunami crashing against the Sony Store servers as tens or more »