Frozen is now in Disney Club Penguin too

In Frozen is everywhere news, the Disney Club Penguin virtual world is now hosting a Frozen Party. Frankly, I’m surprised it’s taken this long. You know, since both are Disney and everything. You’d think the company would have wanted to capitalize on this right away, but nope! Here’s an icy adventure freezing up August. Granted, more »

Vanguard V coming to a Virtual Boy near you?

Ready for a surprise? Let’s ease you into it. An indie game by the name of Vanguard V has been accepting pledges via Kickstarter. The game is being developed entirely for virtual reality platforms. Of course, Oculus Rift, and Project Morpheus are two of the most mainstream ports that the game is hoping to be 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 »

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Review: Cute girls beat everything up

Title: Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Price: $11.99 System(s): (Also available on Xbox 360) Release Date: August 12, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Mages (Division2) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence and Suggestive Themes If there’s one good thing about the Vita, it’s that it gives players a chance to be exposed to games that were overlooked 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 »

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 »

Gamescom 2014: Rise of the Tomb Raider is a timed exclusive

Everybody is going to eventually get Rise of the Tomb Raider, because of course they are. Why did we even worry? This is a Square Enix game. Square Enix loves money. It loves ports too. Just look at how many platforms all of the Final Fantasy games are on! I mean, for Pete’s sake, Tomb more »

I’m skeptical of Overkill’s Walking Dead game

How many video games has The Walking Dead inspired. The answer is six, seven if we’re counting TellTale’s The Walking Dead seasons separately. Now, how many of those games have knocked our socks off? Exactly one, TellTale’s The Walking Dead. Which, again, could be two for those who count the and as separate games. This, more »


Tearaway’s PS4 port is unnecessary

I loved Tearaway. I cried at the ending, though sobbed is probably a more accurate description. I thought it was a fantastic experience for Vita owners, albeit a bit short. It was memorable, evoked so many emotions, and was absolutely daring when it came to pushing the hardware. Tearaway Unfolded, the PS4 port of Tearaway, more »

Superhot, the only FPS that matters, is coming to Xbox One

Yes, I am aware that calling Superhot “the only FPS that matters” is a bold claim. But I’ll back it up. And that it’s coming to consoles is just the icing on the cake.