Minecraft Minecon 2014 pushed back to 2015

Are you addicted to Minecraft? Were you hoping for a chance to join with your fellow fanatics and discuss your Well, you’re going to have to wait until 2015 to get your fix. Mojang has just announced that they’re taking a year off. Mojang’s reasoning for postponing Minecon a year is a quality concern. The more »


Wizard World: Jason David Frank talks Power Rangers, UFC, and Super Power Beatdown

Today is the day the 2014 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con begins! Which, as I mentioned last week, sounds like it could be one of the best fandom cons to hit Chicago this year. But before prepare to attend yourself or start envying people who can attend this weekend, take a moment to listen to more »

Gamescom 2014: Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 wins Best Sports Game

Pro Evolution Soccer has had it rough in recent years, as EA’s FIFA series has taken home the accolades and the sales. But word out of Gamescom 2014 suggests that’s about to change. PES 2015 took home the honors as the best sports game of the show. Konami’s Fox Engine, the same one that powers more »

2014 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con could be the best

Are you going to be in Chicago between August 21-24, 2014? If not, maybe you should. That’s when the 2014 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con is happening, and this year’s looks amazing. This isn’t just me getting excited about a slightly above-average year for one of my hometown cons. This is legitimate hype for an more »

Gamescom 2014: That European, Super Smash Bros 3DS XL

Oh. My. God. Have you seen the Super Smash Bros 3DS XL? Look at this thing! This, my friends, is an example of a limited edition 3DS done right. I tell you, dreams are made of 3DS systems like this. It is just gorgeous. It’s also a European exclusive at the moment. Whomp whomp. Europe more »

Gamescom 2014: Rise of the Tomb Raider is a timed exclusive

Everybody is going to eventually get Rise of the Tomb Raider, because of course they are. Why did we even worry? This is a Square Enix game. Square Enix loves money. It loves ports too. Just look at how many platforms all of the Final Fantasy games are on! I mean, for Pete’s sake, Tomb more »

I’m skeptical of Overkill’s Walking Dead game

How many video games has The Walking Dead inspired. The answer is six, seven if we’re counting TellTale’s The Walking Dead seasons separately. Now, how many of those games have knocked our socks off? Exactly one, TellTale’s The Walking Dead. Which, again, could be two for those who count the and as separate games. This, more »

End 2014 with Halo 5 beta on December 29, 2014

The whispering has started on the internet. “Halo 5 beta?” “Halo 5 beta!” People are buzzing, and with good reason. It’s all true. The Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta was just confirmed at Gamescom 2014, and it’s a cause for excitement. Hell, a lot of people bought Xbox Ones for this game. I think they more »

Gamescom 2014 Call of Duty, Sunset Overdrive Xbox One bundles confirmed

Know what two of the most anticipated, Xbox One games of 2014 are? and are. It’s enough to make someone want to buy a Xbox One for them, though it’s probably best to wait if that’s your thinking. Because a wave of Gamescom 2014 news is coming in, and both Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare more »

Gamescom 2014: Sierra returns with Kings Quest, Geometry Wars

Remember all that mystery surrounding Sierra? Since Gamescom is here, all that proverbial mist has been blown away and the truth revealed. Sierra is back, and will henceforth act as an indie game publisher. And it will jump right back into business before 2014 ends. The new Sierra’s first title will be Geometry Wars3: Dimensions. more »

Gamescom 2014: Rise of the Tomb Raider will be an Xbox One exclusive, not cool

Rise of the Tomb Raider will be an Xbox One exclusive come holiday 2015. PS4 owners who played the Tomb Raider reboot are likely upset, but Xbox One owners should be too. I understand that a new console generation means Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft are competing for consumers’ affections, since most households will be buying more »

Woolfe developer GRIN has a big Gamescom surprise

I’ve been following news of the indie game Woolfe since I first learned about it at E3 2014. It’s a fantastic looking game, with a unique take on the Red Riding Hood story. It’s been compared to , but that’s definitely not a bad thing. The Belgian developer of Woolfe, GRIN, has done a fantastic more »