Alien Isolation egg replica wins SDCC 2014 for SEGA

I’ve been mourning all weekend that I was unable to attend San Diego Comic Con with all the cool people. But like an idiot, I have been following everything that I’m missing. Thanks to the marvel of social media, I can get glimpses of what’s there while it’s happening. One thing that has made me more »

EA doesn’t want a Battlefield 4 mistake with Hardline

EA learned some painful lessons with the laundry list of problems that plagued Battlefield 4. The publisher has acknowledged some of that came from rushing the product to market. The plan wasn’t just to launch a superior product to Call of Duty, but to beat the game to market annually by about two weeks. This more »

Destiny Beta Impressions: Through the Borderlands, darkly

It’s impossible for me not to compare Destiny to Borderlands. There are countless similarities, from the numbers you see when enemies bleed health to the shape of the icon surrounding the pickups they drop. The Ghost robot that guides you around is not unlike a more serious version of Claptrap. The whole affair feels like more »

Respawn shows off upcoming Titanfall Frontier’s Edge DLC maps

Respawn Entertainment is preparing pilots for new Titanfall DLC by giving a preview of the new Frontier’s Edge maps. Details and lore about Dig Site and Export are currently featured with Haven expected soon. The Interstellar Manufacturing Corporation (IMC) is in conflict with the Militia over the mining industry in the furthest reaches of space. Dig Site takes pilots to a mining outpost more »

Jailed dictator Noriega follows LiLo’s lead, suing Activision over Black Ops 2

Reading that Lindsay Lohan was suing Rockstar Games, you may have thought the same thing I did. Is that really the biggest problem on her plate right now? Her life is sunshine and rainbows compared to that of deposed Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega. He’s serving 20 years in prison for crimes committed during his reign. more »

BioWare wants Mass Effect feedback

Like having your voice heard? Then give BioWare some Mass Effect feedback. The call went out on the internet, and it’s time to answer. BioWare’s Michael Gamble shared a link to a survey on Twitter, and you have a chance to make your opinion count. The kind of Mass Effect feedback the developer is asking more »

Secret Ponchos preview: A spaghetti western deathmatch

Iconic western movies peppered my childhood with romantic visions of the outlaw lifestyle, and yet, the genre is severely underrepresented in video games. and are the only two that immediately come to mind. The same thought must have crossed the minds of developers at Switchblade Moneys, and they remedied that by adding another game to more »

Half-Life 3 Kickstarter launched, cancelled

Earlier today a Kickstarter was launched for Half-Life 3, and then abruptly cancelled. Christopher James Butler of Chatham, UK created the page in hopes of panhandling for funds from fans. The page is still up on the site, though you can’t donate to it. Butler’s background is questionable at best. He claims he’s worked for more »

Battlefield 4 Dragon’s Teeth content on the way

Are you one of the dedicated faithful still fighting the good fight in Battlefield 4? Dice has a little something coming your way July 15 for Premium members, July 29 for everyone else.  EA has confirmed the Dragon’s Teeth DLC will release then for Battlefield Premium members. It will add four new maps: Lumphini Garden, more »

New Titanfall DLC sends players to Frontier’s Edge

Respawn Entertainment has some new Titanfall content coming our way.  The Frontier’s Edge pack includes three new maps set in the furthest reaches of space. Dig Site is a mining outpost, Haven is an exclusive beach resort and Export is a mining hub on the side of a mountain. This is the second DLC pack more »

Pixel Boy Review: Colors, Sounds and Mobs, Oh My!

Pixel Boy Price: $9.99 Systems: PC, Mac, Linux Release Date: May 30, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Giant Box Games ESRB Rating: Everyone Pixel Boy is described by Giant Box Games, its developer, as an arcade dungeon crawler. I feel that this is a highly accurate description of the game. Right from the beginning you’re in your more »


Sniper Elite 3 has an insane 10GB day one patch

Players might be able to pass a background check, purchase a gun and learn to be an actual armed forces sniper by the time they download a mandatory Xbox One install for Sniper Elite 3. It comes in at a whopping 10GB, meaning it will take 19 GB just to install the game. What in more »