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The Last Tinker: City of Colors review: The Legend of… Koru?

The Last Tinker: City of Colors Price: $19.99 System(s): PS4 (Steam) Release Date: August 19, 2014 Publisher (Developer): LOOT Entertainment (Mimimi Productions) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Fantasy Violence The Last Tinker is a grandiose, colorful action-adventure platformer from Mimimi Productions. Mimimi is a German developer with a history of successful mobile games, and The Last more »

Natural Doctrine Preview: Thought Provoking

I was in awe of Natural Doctrine at E3 2014. I wasn’t actually able to play it, and spent the press session watching a more knowledgeable NIS America employee repeatedly attempt to meet what appeared to be rather demanding victory conditions in an intimidating battle. Yet despite the difficult battle going on before me at more »

Firefall Review in Progress: Grinding it out

Firefall Price: Free with in-game purchases System(s): PC Release Date: July 29, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Red 5 Studios (Red 5 Studios) ESRB Rating: Rating Pending In part one of the Firefall review in progress, I described myself as being intrigued by Firefall’s potential. As my time in Firefall continues, I find it more difficult to carry on for a variety more »

Virtuix Omni might be the future of VR

It’s obviously no secret that I’m a fan of virtual reality. It stems from my ongoing love affair with anime like .Hack and Sword Art Online. I dream for the days when we can be fully immersed in video games. Hopefully that immersion doesn’t end badly like it did in .Hack or SAO, but that’s more »

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 Review: Back into the Game

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita Release Date: August 26, 2014 Publisher (Developer): NIS America (Compile Heart) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Suggestive Themes Hyperdimension Neptunia ! Compile Heart and Idea Factory’s Hyperdimension Neptunia JRPGs have been around for a while on the PS3, and Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 is more »

5 Simpsons games to play during the FXX marathon

When you try to think of good licensed games, The Simpsons aren’t really the property that floats to the top of your head. Hell, there are probably at least half a dozen games based on some facet of the Simpsons you haven’t even heard of. The rabbit hole for such a huge cash cow runs more »

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 »

Nintendo eShop Update for August 21, 2014

You know, I’m not sure what to think about the Update these days. It’s getting too unpredictable. One week, the and eShops will be sorely lacking in terms of content, then the next there will be more amazing games than you can afford to pick up in a week. This week is leaning toward the 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 »

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 »

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The Sims 4: Missing a lot of features

I recently discovered a list of 89 things that will be missing from The Sims 4. It’s insane that the game will be missing so many of the features that made its predecessors great, and the scope of the things that are being left out is seemingly random. One case that I can make for more »