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PS4 Minecraft failed certification

Bad news for people who aren’t content to only enjoy and experience Minecraft on their PCs, , , and . It’s looking like the PS4, Xbox One, and Vita versions might not make their August 2014 release window. While the fates of the Xbox One and Vita versions of Minecraft are still in the ether, more »

Kickstarter for Hard West promises XCOM style strategy in the weird west

There is a metric ton of projects on Kickstarter, so we’re selective in the ones we bring you. Hard West is a concept from CreativeForge games, a team including people who worked on games such as Dead Island and Call of Juarez. They describe it as combat in an overworld inspired by Heroes of Might more »

Swing Copters is not the next Flappy Bird

So-difficult-it’s-practically-impossible has become its own game genre, thanks to mobile gamers. They elevated these ridiculously difficult titles, which provide five minutes of play at best for even the most skilled, to a commercially viable property. Flappy Bird is heralded is the “king” of this cluster, but I feel Swing Copters will be the impossible games’ more »

World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor has Robin Williams NPCs

When Blizzard said the developer would be honoring Robin Williams, a known World of Warcraft player in the game, they meant it. Not even a week after that pledge, the developer is coming through. Already, files have been found in the World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor expansion that hint at the in-game tribute. WOWHead more »

Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed Review: Unbelievable adventures in Akihabara

Title: Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita (Also on PS3) Release Date: August 12, 2014 Publisher (Developer): XSEED (Acquire) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Sexual Themes, Strong Language, and Violence I can’t believe Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed was localized. I wanted it to happen, but figured it would be impossible. You know, more »

Sepulchre: You’ve Always Been Here

Guilt is a terrible thing. I don’t mean remorse, or guilt in the sense of assigning blame, I mean guilt as an emotion. The guilt humans experience doesn’t exist in the animal kingdom. Apes don’t feel guilty because they don’t love their children as much as they think they should, and they don’t torment themselves more »

Basketball stars talk NBA 2K15 at “Uncensored” event

2K Sports hosted an event called NBA 2K15 Uncensored yesterday in New York. James Harden, Steph Curry, Anthony Davis and cover athlete Kevin Durant all talked real and virtual basketball. TNT broadcaster Ernie Johnson moderated the forum. He’ll be part of the in-game commentary team along with Shaquille O’ Neal. Sadly, no Sir Charles Barkley. more »

Interview: Danny Garfield blends up the genres in Concursion

Two of the biggest trends in gaming are retro experiences and mixing various genres. Concursion, a new game on PC and Mac, offers up a heaping helping of both. It combines numerous genres from beloved 80s classics such as Super Mario Bros., Ninja Gaiden and Gradius. These genres are changed on the fly in this more »

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Frozen is now in Disney Club Penguin too

In Frozen is everywhere news, the Disney Club Penguin virtual world is now hosting a Frozen Party. Frankly, I’m surprised it’s taken this long. You know, since both are Disney and everything. You’d think the company would have wanted to capitalize on this right away, but nope! Here’s an icy adventure freezing up August. Granted, more »

Chess 2: The Sequel isn’t as crazy as it sounds

I’m going to be honest with you. This was going to be an opinions article where I was going to tear into the notion of game touting itself as Chess 2. Because Chess is Chess, and it’s the kind of classic game that shouldn’t need a sequel. It would be like saying next there should more »

Reddit hits Xbox One as ReddX

Microsoft is ready to welcome a new legion of fans to the Xbox Ones. Redditors to the rescue! Today ReddX is coming to the . It’s exactly what the title suggests – Reddit for the Xbox One. Xbox One owners who download ReddX will be able to access Reddit while doing anything on their system. more »

Let’s Kickstart the Queen at Arms otome

Okay, so this is a Kickstarter project that really doesn’t need assistance anymore. Queen at Arms has already reached and passed its $2,500 funding goal. It’s past the $3,600 point, in fact, meaning it passed the Additional Sprites stretch goal and is nearing the Additional Romance Path $4,000 goal. Which is part of why we more »