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This week on the PlayStation Store, February 24, 2015

If you’re into Dragon Ball, this week’s PlayStation Store update is something to be excited about. If you aren’t into Dragon Ball, maybe not. Unless you’re into Resident Evil, in which case you’re in good hands. If neither strikes your fancy, we can’t ever be friends. Sorry. PS4 Dragon Ball Xenoverse ($59.99, $84.99 for Season Pass more »

Zynga’s Empires and Allies rises again on mobile platforms

Social game giant Zynga hopes to conquer mobile gaming with a resurrected version of Empires and Allies. At its peak, the strategy game had more than 4.5 million daily active users. When Zynga shuttered it in 2013, that number had dropped to just 350,000.  Like many of Zynga’s biggest hits such as FarmVille or Mafia 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 »

QuakeCon 2015 registration opens March 4

QuakeCon 2015 approaches. In five months, people will descend upon Dallas, Texas, excited to fanboy (and fangirl) over Quake and DOOM. Really, July 23, 2015 will come up faster than you think. which is why you should be prepared to perhaps start registering on March 4, 2015. At 7pm CST, March 4, prospective QuakeCon 2015 more »

Heavenly Sword’s art director is back to beautify Ninja Theory’s Hellblade

Art Director Hugues Giboire, arguably best known for his work on the striking aesthetics of Ninja Theory’s Heavenly Sword, has returned to NT to fill the same role on the studio’s current project, Hellblade. As GamesIndustry reports, Giboire has filled the void left by Stuart Adcock, who had served as Hellblade‘s art director until his recent departure. However, more »

Nvidia under legal fire over technical specs for GTX 970 GPU

The uproar surrounding Nvidia’s under-performing GTX 970 GPU reached a boil Thursday when a class action lawsuit was filed against the company. As reported by PC World, the suit alleges that both Nvidia and retailer Giga-Byte Technology, which sells 970s, deliberately misled consumers with inflated and false technical specifications. The specs in question are the NVidia more »

Watch a tiny Hulk smash things in Marvel Mighty Heroes

DeNA, the same publisher currently running to the bank thanks to Transformers Battle Tactics, has turned its sights to smaller versions of Marvel crimefighters. Marvel Mighty Heroes, not to be confused with action RPG Marvel Heroes (yeah right) is a free-to-play mobile co-op brawler coming soon to iOS and Android devices. Playable characters revealed so more »

Pokemon.com giving away Eon Tickets on Friday

As much fun as Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Sapphire is, there’s a potential downside. If you wanted to catch Latias in Omega Ruby or Latios in Alpha Sapphire, you had to get an Eon Ticket. The catch was, said ticket could only be acquired by StreetPassing someone who had the game and the ticket more »

The Vita is now 3, so 36 games are on sale

The Vita turns 3, so 36 games are on sale The Vita has officially been around for three years. It’s a big deal. Especially since there have been naysayers around, doubting its viability since launch. Fortunately, the little handheld has been chugging along, and we’ve been rewarded with some great games as a result. 36 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 »

Kanye West is working on a game for his mom

Now hold up Kanye, Immah let you finish. But… …Okay, I don’t actually have a full joke there. I figured just making the reference was good enough. But Kanye West really is making a video game, which is apparently about helping his mother get up to the gates of Heaven. It’s a sweet sentiment, but more »

There’s a new Pokemon Nendoroid

There’s a new Pokemon Nendoroid That Pokemon Trainer Nendoroid was something really awesome, right? I know I pounced the second I saw him on the Pokemon Center website, because I didn’t want to miss out. Turns out, Red won’t be alone, because a second Pokemon Nendoroid is on its way. Nintendo and Good Smile Company more »