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European Pokemon players can get Shiny Charizards

People in Europe are going to get something special starting April 3, 2015. Shiny Charizard codes are being doled out until April 19, 2015. It’s kind of a big deal, because Charizard is generally awesome. All someone has to do is go into the store, get a code from an employee, start your game, choose more »

Cities: Skylines Review: I played how many hours?!

Cities: Skylines Price: $29.99 System(s): PC Release Date: March 10, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Paradox Interactive (Colossal Order Ltd.) ESRB Rating: Not Rated By now, you’ve probably heard about Cities: Skylines. After all, it’s all over the Internet. You’ve probably heard the rants about SimCity being the death of a genre, and Cities: Skylines revitalizing it. more »

Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea Review: All the right ingredients

Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea Price: System(s): Playstation 3 Release Date: March 10, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Koei Tecmo (Gust) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes, and Use of Tobacco Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea is both the latest entry and my first foray in the more »

PSA: Bloodborne glitch is game-breaking

It only took three days after its North America Launch, but a game-breaking Bloodborne glitch has surfaced. The glitch halts player progress a third of the way, and already developer From Software and Sony are developing a patch. The Bloodborne glitch involves a mandatory item called the Lunarium Key not appearing following a boss fight. more »

Game of Thrones Episode 3: Sword in the Darkness review: Bland, but necessary

Game of Thrones Episode 3: Sword in the Darkness Price: $4.99 ( with the season pass) System(s): PS4 (Also available on PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC, and mobile devices.) Release Date: March 24, 2015) Publisher (Developer): Telltale Games (Telltale Games) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood and Gore, Strong Language, and Intense Violence You expect more »

Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim alights on Western PCs

I’ve mentioned before that Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim was my introduction to the Ys series and its perennial protagonist, Adol Christin. I played it on the PlayStation 2, though, where it had fully polygonal visuals and had been rebalanced from the Japanese, PC original. XSEED announced today, though, that they’re bringing the game to western PCs, more »

Feast your eyes on Disney Infinity 2.0’s Falcon

All of the Avengers can finally assemble in Disney Infinity 2.0. I guess he had some things to take care of, maybe he was roosting, but that doesn’t matter. Falcon is here now and we’re glad of it. The group is complete and ready to be enjoyed. Besides, we can forgive a little tardiness when more »

WWE Supercard adds new ‘Wrestlemania’ rarity

WWE Supercard has been a huge smash for 2K Games, hitting more than 6.85 million downloads since its August 2014 launch. Wrestlemania, WWE’s biggest annual event, takes place March 29 so the game is getting a big update. The new “Wrestlemania” rarity level is even powerful than Survivor Series cards, giving the game nine rarity more »

Story of Seasons preview diary 3: Finding a routine

One of the most important things about any Bokujou Monogatari/Harvest Moon games is getting settled into a routine. It’s the key to success. Fortunately, my earliest experiences with Story of Seasons have shown that it’s easy to develop a comfortable rhythm with this installment. Within 3 days, I had a Story of Seasons pattern that more »

Let’s look at the Disney Infinity 2.0’s Loki

Let’s look at the Disney Infinity 2.0’s Loki This has been a rather momentous week for anyone keeping up with Disney Infinity 2.0. The last two figures were released, meaning the hunt is finally over. It’s done. No more waiting. The Avengers set is complete. And, one might say it’s a good way to go, more »

Okay? is the next Desert Golfing

Last year, we ended up getting this great time sink for Android and iOS devices called Desert Golfing. It was great, as you’d endlessly hit a golf ball towards a hole on a sandy golf course, relying on proper angles to reach the goal. Now, earlier this month, we’ve gotten what seems to be its more »

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Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain: Blackwing Corruptor and Dragon’s Breath revealed

We’re up to 14, folks. We’re fast approaching the halfway point for Blizzard’s reveal of Blackrock Mountain, the 31-card Hearthstone adventure launching next month. The spotlight returned to the draconic members of the expansion in the most recent unveiling, with Blackwing Corruptor leading the charge. Like Blackwing Technician, another member of the Dragon archetype, Blackwing Corruptor is easy more »