Next Need for Speed teased on Twitter

Need for Speed was put on hiatus for 2014 in order to redouble the series’ efforts and ensure a stronger experience for 2015. Apparently, that stronger experience is coming along. The official Twitter account for Need for Speed released an impressively uninformative teaser image for the next game. Truly, it is a masterpiece of ambiguity. Who more »

Joe Danger Review: Flipping out on Ouyas

Joe Danger Price: $3.99 System(s): Ouya (Also available on Android and iOS) Release Date: April 17, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Hello Games (Hello Games) ESRB Rating: N/A Is there a better premise for a stunt-based, motorcycle platformer than following a sharp dressed, magnetic stunt man? Obviously, the answer is no. Joe Danger is the best way more »

Cut/Scenes: Need for Speed movie was huge hit – in China

American moviegoers, even those who play Need for Speed, were largely uninterested in 2014’s movie adaptation. But China loved it, as the film pulled in $66 million over there. So much so that China Movie Channel, Jiaflix and are going to help EA make a sequel. According to the Hollywood Reporter, much of that movie will more »

Every Dirt 3 owner gets a Dirt 3 Complete Edition upgrade

Dirt 3 made a pretty important move recently. The game was shifted over from Games for Windows Live to Steamworks. It’s good news for anyone who enjoys the racer. People don’t have to worry about GFWL, being able to enjoy the game fully on Steam or activate their CD key from a . Most importantly, more »

Project Cars drops back into May 2015

Another day, another delay. This time it’s Slightly Mad Studios’ Project Cars that’s hit a yellow light. As Eurogamer reports, publisher Bandai Namco has confirmed a new release date of mid-May 2015 for the PC, PS4, and XOne versions of Project Cars. The Wii U version has yet to be addressed but can be expected to arrive more »

Mad Max rides later this year

Avalanche Studios’ post-apocalyptic open-world car combat/third-person action game Mad Max will release on September 1, 2015 in North America and September 4 in the UK for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. (Yes, only on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.) Mad Max is featured in the latest issue of Game Informer, which has confirmed that the more »

Driveclub PS Plus Edition may never happen

You’d never know from its current state that Driveclub was initially appallingly incomplete, though not quite on the level of Assassin’s Creed Unity. In spite of the game’s dramatic improvement, in a recent talk with Metro, SCEE President Jim Ryan said that Driveclub‘s most infamous skeleton is still very much in its closet: Sony cannot guarantee that the game’s free PlayStation Plus Edition will more »

Need for Speed franchise bottoms out with No Limits and paying for gas

Need for Speed has survived a lot of ill-conceived ideas over the years. had quick-time events in it. There was Porsche Unleashed, a game with only one car manufacturer in it. Of course, there was 2014’s Need for Speed-based movie starring Jesse Pinkman. But with Need for Speed: No Limits, EA looks to have squeezed more »

The Crew Review: Savor the Drives

The Crew Price: System(s): PS4 (Also available for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC) Release Date: December 2, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Ubisoft (Ivory Tower, Ubisoft Reflections) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Language, Mild Blood, Mild Suggestive Themes, and Violence The first time I played The Crew, I was able to go an hour without another player recklessly more »


F1 2014 Review: This chassis is beautiful, but bare

F1 2014 Price: System(s): PS3 (also on Xbox 360, PC) Release Date: October 17, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Codemasters (Codemasters Birmingham) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” One wouldn’t have to search far for the best Formula One racing game experience. It’s right here, where’s it’s been since 2008 under the stewardship of Codemasters. However, as is the case more »

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Unity, The Crew, and Far Cry 4 leave Steam

Three major Ubisoft games have disappeared from Steam’s storefront. What’s even stranger is that the titles in question, , , and , were once available for pre-order, complete with special pre-order bonuses. It’s hard to imagine why this would happen, or what Ubisoft plans on doing about the copies of the title they’ve already sold. more »

DriveClub continues trend of underwhelming current gen offerings

The great irony of console launches is how long it takes our brand new machines to justify our significant investment. So many of the games we were excited about playing, the ones that would show why we need more powerful consoles, have met with delays. I have both the PS4 and Xbox One both because more »