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Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Review: Still warm

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Price: System(s): PS4, Xbox One, PC Release Date: May 5, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Bethesda Softworks (MachineGames) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence and Strong Language Wolfenstein: The Old Blood being a thing is almost as surprising as MachineHead Games’ Wolfenstein: The New Order being a really good thing. The latter dropped last more »

It’s not Half-Life 3, but it is Black Mesa

I’m here to tell you something good. We’re getting a dose of Half-Life. No, this isn’t some Half-Life 3 confirmation or rumor, but rather an announcement heralding the arrival of Black Mesa on Steam’s Early Access. It’s exciting, as it’s a reimagining of Half-Life created with the Source engine by a team of fans, dubbed more »

Microsoft’s Halo: The Master Chief Collection HCS Cup cancelled due to party joinability problems

Microsoft’s Halo: The Master Chief Collection HCS Cup cancelled due to party joinability problems If you’ve got multiplayer problems I feel bad for you, son. I got 99 problems, but party joinability problems ain’t one. That is not the song Microsoft is singing about its Halo: The Master Chief Collection right now. Also, apologies. I more »

3 Five Nights at Freddy’s knock-offs that aren’t scary

Do you know what happens when a game like Five Nights at Freddy’s hits it big? Android knock-offs pile in, hoping to capitalize on its success. They’re everywhere. It’s ridiculous. But sometimes, something delightfully horrible can come from such blatant disregard for games other people put a lot of time and money into making. We more »

Almost every major platform gets Titanfall 2

Great news, people! Titanfall 2‘s been officially announced. This time, almost no one is getting left out. I suppose that headline could be tweaked to say “Titanfall 2 is coming to all platforms that matter,” depending on your thoughts on the Wii U, but yeah. The PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PCs will get a more »

Someone combined Five Nights at Freddy’s and Minecraft

Do you know one of my favorite time killers? Bringing up iTunes on my iPhone or Google Play on my tablet and seeing how many ridiculous, rip-off games managed to find their way onto the app stores. It’s great, because the collective of clones is continually collecting in an unending crescendo. (Sorry, I’ll quit it more »

$6 Titanfall is at Amazon

Hunting for a deal? You found one. Titanfall, the original Xbox One darling, is now down to $6. Ridiculous? Yes, but 100% true. That is, if you don’t mind the PC version. And, well, using Origin. That last part might be a deal breaker, but people who appreciate a good bargain should really overlook it. more »

Paranautical Activity Review: Sinking Ship

Paranautical Activity: Deluxe Atonement Edition Price: $9.99 System(s): PC Release Date: February 14, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Digerati Distribution ESRB Rating: N/A Paranautical Activity is the latest in what seems like a never-ending stream of smaller titles all clamoring to get a piece of a single, tasty pie. Familiar buzzwords “roguelike” and “procedurally-generated” are the stars more »

Filter up your FPS with InstaDOOM

The internet is full of people I don’t understand but appreciate regardless. People who de-make games are a good example. The authors behind the “InstaDoom” mod are another. InstaDOOM is, essentially, a mod that applies instagram filters to the classic FPS title, DOOM. Sure, the game’s been out for over two decades, but that doesn’t more »

Amazon has $30 Far Cry 4, $40 PlayStation TV

It’s been a long time since Amazon had a video game Gold Box, but today comes close with some rather notable deals. Namely, you can get a fantastic game, Far Cry 4 or a nifty take on the Vita, the PlayStation TV, for 50% off. Yup, both are half off at Amazon today, though good more »

2015 Valentine’s Day Console Gift Guide

As you probably saw a few days ago, we’re doing the usual “recommend gaming gifts for Valentine’s Day” thing. It’s a big day for people in relationships and, depending on how long you’ve been together, a game or system could be a good show of devotion. Getting an actual console might be a bit much. more »

Bethesda E3 Showcase could mean big things

Select companies put on elaborate showcases at E3. Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony, Ubisoft, and EA come to mind. They’re all huge and develop and publish between five and ten, sometimes even more, games per year. Oddly enough, Bethesda Softworks will join those ranks at E3 2015 with an open-to-the-public, invite-only Bethesda E3 Showcase on June 14, more »