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Alien: Isolation: A Beautiful place to die

Alien: Isolation is an odd beast, but so is the series that spawned it. The original, 1979, Alien film is a masterpiece of atmospheric tension that could’ve only been made when Ridley Scott was at the height of his directorial hubris, possessed with an obsession for world building. The sci fi technology of Alien seems more »

The case of the disappearing Pokemon demo codes

Everybody’s excited, because the arrival of something amazing is upon us. For the first time ever, a Pokemon demo is being distributed prior to an installment’s release. Instead of just going into either or blind, they’re going to be able to try the games first. In theory, that is. A number of these Pokemon demo more »

John Cena recites Dylan Thomas in WWE 2K15 “Rage” trailer

No, seriously. John Cena is known more for his battle raps than conventional poetry, but he waxes classic in the last trailer for WWE 2K15 before its Oct. 28 release. Cena’s closer to the end of his career than the beginning, which is the theme of this advertisement. The Hulkster appears too. The comparisons between more »

Ship the kids off to Camp Pokemon

Now, when I say you should send your kids off to Camp Pokemon, I meant virtually. There’s no “real” Camp Pokemon. (Yet.) No, there’s only an iOS app designed to give kids something to do and lure them into the Pokemon world. (Because we’ve got to get them started young!) While Camp Pokemon‘s title may more »

I’m pretty sure I’m a terrible Skyrim parent

Skyrim is an amazing sandbox, letting you do a number of things that don’t impact gameplay, but are hilariously fun to do. Amongst those things is adopting children. There’s not a lot you can do with the children, of course. They live in your house, call you mama or papa, and occasionally ask for money. more »

4 Games to play during the Extra Life 24 hour marathon

Extra Life game day will soon be upon us. The epic gaming marathon fundraiser hosts an official game day every year so that participants can play their way through their marathon with friends. In some cases, Extra Lifers hold events on game day to create an even greater sense of community. Certain gaming venues even more »

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Candy Crush Soda Saga is the new Candy Crush Saga

Didn’t get enough virtual cavities from Candy Crush Saga? Well now there’s Candy Crush Soda Saga to give you even more of that sugar rush you crave. From here on out, I’m just going to call it Soda Crush. Because no one in the world is going to say Candy Crush Soda Saga every time more »

Play Fat Princess: Piece of Cake to get a free PS3 game

Get ready to take advantage of an opportunity to get a free game by playing a free game. Sony has just brought it’s Fat Princess series to mobile devices with Fat Princess: Piece of Cake. It’s a free-to-play, Candy Crush Saga kind of game. The reason you have to download and play it right now more »

Alien: Isolation Review: Haunting

Title: Alien: Isolation Price: System(s): PS4 (Also available on PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC) Release Date: October 7, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Sega (The Creative Assembly) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood, Strong Language, and Violence I couldn’t play Alien: Isolation at night. The notion of being alone, in a dark room, in an empty house, more »

The Marry Me Skyrim mod lets me wed Saadia

Skyrim is an amazing sandbox, offering you the ability to do a number of things in-game that don’t have much effect on gameplay, but are fun to do anyway. Things like owning a house, adopting children, and getting married can all add entertainment value to any Skyrim playthrough. Sadly, you can’t marry any and all more »

See 50 new things in Super Smash Bros on October 23

Set aside some time on Thursday, because Nintendo has something to show you. There’s going to be a Super Smash Bros livestream! It’s a Nintendo Direct devoted entirely to the of the fighter, and it’s going to be a don’t-miss event. Why? Because at 3pm PST/5pm CST/6pm EST, we’re going to see 50 new things more »

Minecraft Is More Fun In Multiplayer

I’m a somewhat anti-social gamer. I don’t really enjoy multi-player games like Team Fortress 2 or any of the Call of Duty varieties. I tend to shy away from MMOs, because I feel as though having to involve other people in my gaming tends to degrade the experience. After all, you can’t reasonably expect human more »