Borderlands: The Handsome Collection takes Handsome Jack to next gen

When Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel launched in October 2014, one of the loudest complaints was that it was not available for the latest generation of consoles. However, this is now being remedied. Gearbox has announced the launch of Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, a bundle containing both Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, for the PS4 and more »


Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition Review: Time Has Been Cruel to the King

Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition Price: $9.99 (currently fee with PlayStation Plus) System(s): PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita Release Date: March 20, 2013 Publisher (Developer): Devolver Digital (Abstraction Games) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Intense Violence, Blood and Gore, Sexual Themes, Partial Nudity, Strong Language, Crude Humor. Like most teenagers in 1996, Duke Nukem 3D was a more »

Our game could be your life: Open-world games need to cut it out

Why bother playing a video game? That’s a very basic and more than slightly patronizing question, but one that nevertheless begs to be asked as video games seek to annex ever more colossal volumes of our lives. I’m not talking about the Candy Crushes and Threeses of the world, which constantly beckon us to distraction more »

Evolve Preview: Monster Chaser

Evolve comes out in a month, and this weekend is the big ol’ “closed technical test” 2K Games is using to put as much stress on the servers as they can. If you got into the test, congrats! You can go wild! If you’re the monster, anyway. In this writer’s humble opinion, Evolve suffers from more »

Metal Gear Solid is broken, but tense, in first-person

God bless the modding community, the ingenius coders who’ve given us Skyrim enemies done up in Spider-Man attire, more Minecraft options than can reasonably be counted, and now a first-person look at Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes. Indeed, thanks to -Pao of Nexusmods, Metal Gear Solid fans can get closer than ever to the sneaking and sabotage of Hideo Kojima’s stealth more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, January 6, 2015

It’s the first PlayStation Store update in January, folks! You all know what that means: free games! Also, hardly any new games! Because, January! Happy new year everybody! But seriously, the post-holiday season can be pretty dry in terms of major new releases, but there are a couple new titles to check out on the more »

5 Steam Holiday Sale 2014 games to buy: Day 12

I hate to say it, but today is the most disappointing day of this year’s Steam Holiday Sale. I mean yes, there are some good deals on great games. That’s a given. But none of the sales are particularly exciting. Nothing here has been highly anticipated. I suppose the crux of it is, most of more »

Making Gaming Memories in 2014: In love again with multiplayer games

There’s one thing that stands out to me the most about video games in 2014. I fell in love with multiplayer games again. The number of video games I wanted to play this year far outnumbers the amount I actually did get to play. I didn’t get to sink time into Bravely Default, Dragon Age: more »

Know your Destiny for $30 on Amazon

I see it, the will and shape of the cosmos. Your future is before me. If you own a PS4 or Xbox One, then you’ll be tempted by the prospect of knowing everything about your Destiny. By your Destiny, I of course mean the discounted copy of the game you could be buying from Amazon more »

Tigers climb Bell Towers in Far Cry 4

I cautiously scoped out the bell tower in Far Cry 4 before approaching, expecting there to be a pack of armed goons lingering around the base. I didn’t see anyone, but that can be misleading. Sometimes it’ll look all clear and then you rush closer only to turn a corner and bump into an enemy. more »

Technology Tell 2014 PS4 Gift Guide

Let’s be real: you’re probably going to buy a PS4 game during the holiday season. It’s the hottest console of the new generation, and most of the best game deals are for PS4 games. You’ll probably get other stuff too, but those blue bars across the tops of those Blu Ray cases are looking pretty more »

Technology Tell 2014 Xbox One Gift Guide

The Xbox One has had quite an interesting year since its release last November. Microsoft has spent the last year recovering from nightmarish public relations on almost every front. Somehow, Phil Harrison has steered the Xbox One ship out of the storm. Coming in second in new-generation console sales has left Microsoft no choice but more »