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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 »

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 »

2014 Pokemon World Championship is August 16-17, 2014

Big things are happening in the realm of Pokemon soon. No, I’m not talking about another 3DS game or Pokken Fighters reveal. It’s almost time for the 2014 Pokemon World Championship. On August 16-17, 2014, players of the and will converge on Washington DC and it is quite a big deal. Now, there’s really no more »

Hyrule Warriors is almost ready, if you’re Japanese

Hyrule Warriors looks awesome. There really is no truer statement in my life right now. The use of iconic, nay, legendary, characters in an epic Dynasty Warriors style game is pure genius. We recently got a look at more of the characters from the game, and the news just keeps on coming. Nintendo released a more »

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Unrest Review: An Ubrupt and Unsatisfying End

Unrest Price: $14.99 System(s): PC Release Date: July 23, 2014 Publisher (Developer): KISS ltd (Pyrodactyl Games) ESRB Rating: N/A I feel betrayed. Unrest has let me down. I’d even say I’m close to rioting, which is ironic given the nature and tone of the game. It’s heartbreaking as well, because 1.8 hours into Unrest, I more »

How to Fix the Valve Steam Machine controller

This week we got a look at a new revision to Valve’s Steam Machine controller. The addition of an analog stick stick is a step in the right direction, but Gabe and company are still getting it completely wrong. Valve has the right idea in general, but they keep completely missing the mark on the more »

Nintendo 3DS Shop lists Smash Bros 3DS as a game Wario appears in

Wario is a greedy, greedy dude. It figures he’d want to get in on all the excitement surrounding the new Super Smash Bros. games, and no doubt try to profit from it. An eagle-eyed Nintendo buff spotted the 3DS Shop’s updated list of Wario appearances, which now includes Super Smash Bros 3DS. It was removed more »

The New Hyrule Warriors Trailer is Awesome

We here at GamerTell have already discovered that Hyrule Warriors is essentially Dynasty Warriors with Zelda characters. But if you remember right, we decided that we are totally fine with that. Well, I’m here to tell you that we’re even more, certainly, definitely, okay with that. Nintendo released a new trailer for Hyrule Warriors, and more »

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review: More than a war game

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Price: $14.99 System(s): PS4 (Also available for PC, Xbox One) Release Date: June 24, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Ubisoft (Ubisoft Montpelier) ESRB Rating: “T” for Teen War is often glorified when it comes to the world of modern video games, but never explicitly detailed as an abhorrent, turbulent time for everyone involved. It’s cool more »

D&D introduces LGBT identities in the core ruleset

Dungeons & Dragons has introduced new gender identities and sexual orientations into the Version 5 edition’s core ruleset. That’s great news for a game that is entirely about collaborative storytelling. While there had been nothing to prevent people from playing more than traditional male/female gender identities or any sexual orientation they wanted, it didn’t necessarily more »

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Where’s the multiplatform Peggle 2?

I’m a self-proclaimed Peggle addict. I savored that game, enjoying it immediately after its 2007 launch on the PC, but then also following it to the PS3 and even putting it on my Nexus 7. Which, naturally, left me feeling quite betrayed when EA made the ridiculous decision to take what was originally a PC-exclusive more »