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Spacecom Preview: In space, no one can hear you crunch numbers

Things are cyclical in this industry. For a long time, developers and publishers lost interest in spacefaring games. Now you can’t fire up the warp drive without coming across another game putting you in the captain’s chair. Spacecom, a title on the way from 11 bit Studios,has gotten the Steam Greenlight and is slipping the more »

Magic 2015 Review: Planeswalking goodness

Magic 2015: Duels of the Planeswalkers Price: $9.99 ($19.99 for the special edition, $34.95 for the Complete Bundle) System(s): PC (Xbox One, Xbox 360, Android via Google Play, and Amazon App Store) Release Date: July 16, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Wizards of the Coast (Stainless Games) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Violence, Blood, and Suggestive Themes I more »

Sweet Lily Dreams Review: Not all dreams are sweet

Sweet Lily Dreams Price: $14.99 System: PC Release Date: May 16, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Degica (Rose Portal Games) Sweet Lily Dreams is not a title for a game that would immediately grab me and make me want to play it. It sounds very much like a child’s game – a fluffy piece that would be more »

Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited Review: Never Forget

Title: Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita Release Date: August 12, 2014 Publisher (Developer): NIS America (NIS) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Animated Blood, Drug Reference, Fantasy Violence, Language, and Suggestive Themes Before I get into this Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited review, I feel I must disclose something. Disgaea is one of more »

Marvel’s webslinger goes endless running in Spider-Man Unlimited

The endless runner trend is one of mobile gaming’s most popular. Spider-Man, one of Marvel’s most beloved characters, is always on the move. This is such a perfect marriage I’m amazed Spider-Man Unlimited hasn’t happened before now. Gameloft, the developer behind Modern Combat 5 and Ice Age Adventures, is bringing the wallcrawler to mobile devices more »

Just when you think the Crytek situation can’t get worse, it does

We’ve told you previously that Crytek UK is rife with problems: People aren’t getting paid, senior management quit, and it may affect a number of games the company has in the works. Well, it appears the story is repeating itself in Austin, TX, at the former offices of Vigil.

Danganronpa 2 Preview: These kids aren’t all right

I’ve just finished the second trial in Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair and I have a sinking feeling. Something doesn’t seem right. Of course, that’s only natural for a game in the Danganronpa series. Don’t worry, as this is a spoiler-free preview, but you have to expect some unsettling notions as you play through an adventure more »

I want a Gundham Tanaka game

What’s the Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair rule? No spoilers? Okay, I got this. I don’t need to get into spoiler territory to firmly assert my newfound allegiance to Gundham Tanaka, the best character ever to be introduced in the Danganronpa series. Everybody else? Go home. Know who deserves to leave the island unscathed? Gundham. Why more »

PS4 firmware 1.75 is here with 3D Blu-ray power

Somebody’s going to have to do some updating before they can visit the PlayStation Store today. And by “somebody,” I mean anyone who , because PS4 firmware 1.75 is now available. Yes, we just had a PS4 firmware update on July 22, 2014. No, you can’t skip out on this one because you grabbed that more »

It’s the best/worst time for Plague Inc: Evolved to get Ebola

Plague Inc.: Evolved is currently in Early Access on Steam, and the people at Ndemic Creations have been doing a pretty good job of adding new diseases and such to the game in a timely fashion. They managed to add Simian Flu in there as a Special Plague, just in time for Dawn of the more »

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty Review: Delicious

Title: Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty Price: $29.99 System(s): PS4 Release Date: July 22, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Oddworld Inhabitants (Just Add Water) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, Crude Humor, Language, Use of Tobacco, and Violence Back in 1997, Abe was the man. Oddworld: Abe’s Odyssee was just released on the PlayStation and it blew up. People more »

The Walking Dead shouldn’t get a third season

The Walking Dead was, for its first season, one of the best games of the year, and for superb reasons. The idea of a third season should be greeted with huzzahs. But, truthfully, the second season is showing some considerable wear, and that might make for a bad, bad third. Simply put, find me a more »