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Sony to make PlayStation Network the center of its entertainment services

Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) and Sony Network Entertainment International (SNEI) today announced the consolidation of all Sony entertainment services under the PlayStation Network brand, which will henceforth encompass games, TV, video and music services. The change will join PlayStation Store, PlayStation Plus, the cloud-based PlayStation Vue, and PlayStation Now to Video Unlimited and Music Unlimited. Video and more »

Starbound receives first stable update since March 2014

Wow. It’s been almost a year, but Chucklefish has finally come through and delivered a stable update for Starbound, it’s interstellar exploration and adventure game. It’s a shock and awe kind of moment, am I right? Not that there haven’t been minor, unstable updates in the year since. But, the crux is that those updates more »

Dragon’s Dogma Online is coming to Japan this year

Capcom is adapting the Dragon’s Dogma IP into a free-to-play MMO, the company announced in a recent issue of Japanese game magazine Famitsu. Thanks to Gematsu and Siliconera’s translation work, we know a bit more about the game than just its genre.  Dragon’s Dogma Online will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC, but only in Japan. Indeed, more »

Criminal Girls: Invite Only Preview: Otherworldly Corrections

A spire is a dangerous place. It’s a prison, after all. There’s no visible way in, and appears to be but one way out. Welcome to to an otherworldly jail filled with monsters. Yet, there’s hope here too. People with criminal DNA who have yet to commit truly atrocious acts have a chance at redemption, more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, January 27, 2015

Cool stuff is happening this week! We have the remastered return of a classic, a goofy JRPG, some intriguing indie stuff and even some AAA stuff from the creators of Dead Island. This week’s PlayStation Store update is pretty busy, and there’s enough variety for everyone to have something fun. Also, pre-orders for Evolve are live more »

Need for Speed franchise bottoms out with No Limits and paying for gas

Need for Speed has survived a lot of ill-conceived ideas over the years. had quick-time events in it. There was Porsche Unleashed, a game with only one car manufacturer in it. Of course, there was 2014’s Need for Speed-based movie starring Jesse Pinkman. But with Need for Speed: No Limits, EA looks to have squeezed 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 »

How To: Easily FAT32 format SD and microSD cards

You have a 3DS or 3DS XL, and you’re running into a problem. You’ve got a 32GB SD card in there, or perhaps even a 32GB microSD card in its adapter, but are coming close to running out of space. However, FAT32 formatting a 64GB or higher card is a chore on a Windows PC. more »

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I don’t get Dragon Age Origins’ combat

Recently, because it was available for free, I got a hold of Dragon Age Origins. I’d heard it was an incredibly good RPG, and that well may be true. Certainly, it seems to have all the interesting parts that a good RPG should have. It has interesting stories, solid character creation, and you get to more »

The Simpsons Minecraft merger happens February 2015

Remember back in April 2014, when The Simpsons Minecraft opening was a big deal? Well, you’re going to start hearing those two names mentioned in conjunction again. Our favorite, yellow family is getting into the voxel realm again. This time, it’s with a The Simpsons Minecraft skin pack. Yes, by the end of next month, more »

Toys R Us Amiibo sale has 4 for $44 (update)

Ready for an Amiibo sale? Good, because Toys R Us has one. Which is especially convenient, as some of the Wave 3 Amiibos are trickling out to stores this week. So people who stop in might have a chance of finding not one, not two, not three, but four of the newest NFC figures from more »

Game & Watch handhelds are still magic

Sorry folks, but this is a bragging kind of post. Though, if you enjoy Nintendo-related nostalgia, you probably won’t mind. See, I happened to come across actual, real, in almost-perfect condition, Game & Watch handhelds. It was one of those special moments. It happened one Sunday evening. My friends and I were out for a more »