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Jimmy Fallon and Pierce Brosnan played GoldenEye 007

It’s a universal truth that GoldenEye 007 was one of the best games on the N64. Even gamers who wouldn’t normally play first person shooters probably have a GoldenEye 007 moment. I mean, it was so beloved, it even for the DS, PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360. And now, we have actual footage of Pierce more »

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Some GameStops require pre-orders for Pokemon Mega Stone codes

The GameStop Mega Stone flyers should be out in the wild now for all Pokemon X and Y users to get Heracronite and Pinsirite, but many 3DS owners are reporting a hitch. In some cases, stores haven’t gotten the codes to distribute, despite this Pokemon distribution event lasting from August 18-31, 2014. Even worse, some more »

Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed isn’t offensive

As a female, video game journalist, I’m also asked if I find certain games that I have to play for work offensive. Friends and family are sometimes shocked by titles I play, with Senran Kagura most recently raising quite a few eyebrows. When Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed came around, people started asking my opinion more »

Mega Slowbro is the best

It’s all over folks. There wasn’t even a contest. When it comes to Pokemon Mega Evolutions, Mega Slowbro just went and blew every other freakishly overpowered Pokemon out of the park. Feel free to go home, because the true king has arrived. Nothing is taking Mega Slowbro down, and I’m not just saying that because more »

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GameStop Heracross and Pinsir Mega Stones distribution has begun (update)

Another Pokemon distribution event is in progress. Everyone with copies of and have a Heracross or Pinsir waiting for them. The level 50 Heracross is only for Pokemon X users, while only Y gets the Pinsir. But that isn’t what this story is about. (Though you really should go to Mystery Gift, choose an Internet more »

This is what Shenmue HD would have looked like

Morning, everybody! Let’s start our day out with something pretty. This screenshot above is from a Korean fan’s endeavor to create an HD upgrade of Shenmue. Is that gorgeous or what? The correct answer to the question, by the way, is yes! Unfortunately, this Shenmue HD project is all the work of a fan that more »

Surgeon Simulator: A&E Anniversary Edition Review: Delightfully dreadful doctors

Title: Surgeon Simulator: A&E Anniversary Edition Price: $12.99 System(s): PS4 (Also on PC, iOS, and Android) Release Date: August 13, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Bossa Studios (Bossa Studios) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood and Violence I had good intentions. The best, to be exact. I wanted to save lives. These people needed transplants, and by God, more »

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WWE SuperCard is bizarre and dangerously addictive

I was confused, at first. Confused, and a little disappointed. I had eagerly awaited the release of WWE SuperCard for the, like, handful of hours between its announcement and launch. Once I booted it up, I was given some random cards to start with and sent on my way. No explanation of the rules or more »

Publishers, stop using Free-to-play as a crutch

Free-to-play games are a dime a dozen. The majority of these games come from three different genres, FPS, MOBA and MMO. A well done freemium game works for everyone involved. Publishers will see a steady income from new purchases, while players stick around for the long haul having a blast. However, publishers are now using more »

Akiba’s Trip’s Easy Mode is the best

I have a confession to make. When I played the Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed at E3 2014, I sucked. I don’t know if it was because I was just mid-story when I picked the game up, with no goals or ambition other than to just beat up any Synthisters (vampires) I stumbled across, or more »

Developers could learn from Silent Hills’ playable trailer

So, Hideo Kojima, Guillermo Del Toro, and Norman Reedus are reviving Silent Hill. That’s pretty awesome. They even have a brief, playable teaser… that’s actually a lot better than some games I’ve played this year.

Hyperdimension Neptunia RE;Birth 1 Preview: Goddesses again

“Breasts are symbolic of maturity and fertility… qualities of a Goddess” These words echo in my mind as I feel myself plummeting. Plummeting where? From where? Who spoke those words again? What words? Who am I? Everything is slipping away. I woke from a dream, a dream of someone speaking to me. I remember her more »