Nintendo sponsors Seattle’s EMP Indie Game Revolution

The Indie Game Revolution is an exhibit in Seattle-based pop-culture museum EMP that’s touting “the most groundbreaking and creative work in contemporary video game culture.” It’s a running exhibit sponsored by Nintendo that will feature twenty rotating indie titles from around the globe. EMP is a non-profit pop-culture museum in Seattle, Washington, dedicated to the more »

Metallica will shred Blizzcon 2014

Well, this is something of a surprise. Former metal gods and current metal punching bags Metallica are headlining BlizzCon 2014, of all places. Guess that subscriber revenue is still flowing in! Of course, it helps substantially that Blizzard is mitigating the cost of the event by selling “Virtual Tickets,” essentially charging you $40 for a more »

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition Review: A Relic

Title: Gabriel Knight Sins of the Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition Price: 19.99 System(s): PC (Also on iOS and Android) Release Date: Oct, 15, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Phoenix Online Studios (Pinkerton Road Studios) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Animated Blood and Mild Language You know how when you give a hot dog vendor a gift certificate, he more »

NYCC 2014: Firefly Online aims to misbehave

They can’t stop the signal, Mal. Cult classic TV show Firefly is getting its own video game, in which players will pilot their own ship, manage a crew and explore the Verse as they choose. The entire cast will return to voice their characters. At New York Comic Con, they announced the addition of Kelly more »

NYCC 2014: Here’s The Walking Dead’s Clementine

I’m sure you’re all still hyped and buzzing about the premiere of season 5 of The Walking Dead. We’ve been waiting so long, after all, and all those cliffhangers made that wait unbearable. Well, allow a little good news from the 2014 New York Comic Con make it even better. McFarlene Toys is working on more »

PlayStation Experience celebrates 20 years of gaming

The PlayStation brand is turning 20 soon, and Sony is throwing a hell of a party to celebrate. On December 6-7 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada, the PlayStation Experience is a huge event celebration all things PlayStation. Oh, and this isn’t a press or business event. This is a big, awesome, public thing. Anyone can more »


Search stores for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker on December 5

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker for the Nintendo Wii U has been given an official North America release date. Wii U owners will be able to follow the plucky, adventuring Toad on December 5, 2014, well in time for the holidays. Those who enjoyed last year’s superb for the Wii U will remember the Captain Toad more »

It took 15 years, but here’s Vib Ribbon!

Remember when, at E3 2014, Sony’s Shawn Layden brought up Vib Ribbon? It caused such a stir it ended up trending on Twitter, causing excitement which quickly turned to disappointment by fans, and utter confusion from people (re: most people) who have never heard of it. Well, here’s some odd news: in the wake of Showtime’s announcement more »

Make your reservations – Quakecon 2015 is July 23-26, 2015

Better get on Expedia, or Kayak, or whatever online travel site you use, because you need to start making plans people. Bethesda has announced the dates for Quakecon 2015 and you have to be there. Trust me, you really do. Because Quakecon 2015 is going to be a big one. How do I know? Well, more »


Everyone wins if Square Enix helps Steam become a JRPG destination

Square Enix is bringing Final Fantasy XIII to Steam. We all have mixed feelings about this. The other day, Final Fantasy IV also hit Steam. We have less mixed feelings, with a touch of apathy because that freakin’ game is on like, everything. But that’s not all. Trails in the Sky debuted on Steam recently, more »

The TGS 2014 Silent Hills trailer doesn’t excite me like I wish it would

Now, I’m the first to admit that I’m not huge in the horror genre. The first time I played Silent Hill, I was a little too young to really appreciate it, and kept being annoyed that it wasn’t Resident Evil. I was more prepared to enjoy Silent Hill 2, and did so immensely. But we more »

TGS 2014: Vita is technically getting Final Fantasy Type-0 too

Square Enix made a lot of enemies when it announced Final Fantasy Type-0 HD was a at E3 2014. Vita and PSP owners were incensed, since the game made its debut there and there had been huge fan campaigns designed to convince the company there was a market for this particular game outside of Japan. more »