July 2015’s Games with Gold for Xbox revealed

This is the second anniversary of the Games with Gold program, heavily inspired by Sony’s PlayStation Plus. To celebrate, Games with Gold will offer two free games on the Xbox One every month. Microsoft heard our gripes about Pool Nation and its lengthy stint as a Game with Gold. In July, the  will get Assassin’s Creed IV: more »

Red Bull’s Destiny DLC inspires Dying Light “King of Hydration” campaign

One quest in Destiny‘s The Taken King DLC can be accessed early (it will be available to all players this fall) by redeeming a code obtained via Red Bull canisters. Each code is also worth one Focused Light, an in-game consumable that increases all experienced earned (weapon, subclass and armor) by 50 percent for 30 minutes. more »

Nintendo eShop Update for June 25, 2015

It’s Nintendo eShop update time and this week, since it’s still a E3 2015 recovery week, I’m going to do what I did last time. The , and, yes, even DSiWare games available will be briefly summarized over the next few paragraphs. If you think they sound good, head to the eShop of your choosing more »

Retro Freak has been priced

Those four reasons I speak of are the three additional systems whose games the Retro Freak can play. Because the RetroN 5 can only play Game Boy/Game Boy Color/Game Boy Advance, Genesis, Mega Drive, NES/Famicom and SNES/Super Famicom games. Cyber Gadget’s Retro Freak can play Game Boy/Game Boy Color/Game Boy Advance, Genesis, Mega Drive, Famicom, more »

Apple pulls all Civil War games due to Confederate Flag concerns

The Confederate flag has jumped to the forefront of American debate after Dylann Roof killed nine people as he tried to advance a race war agenda. The flag debate has been going on for years, but these events have brought it to a tipping point. Several retailers have opted to stop selling merchandise bearing the flag, more »

Bandai Namco trademarks Tales of Berseria in Europe

Bandai Namco first revealed Tales of Berseria, the next installment in its longstanding Tales franchise, at Japan’s Tales of Festival earlier this month. The company has now filed a European trademark for the title, confirming its expected Western localization. Europe and the states received Tales of Vesperia, Graces, Xillia, Xillia 2 and, come October 2015, Zestiria, so Berseria‘s arrival was more »

DriveClub PlayStation Plus Edition finally arrives today

The free PlayStation Plus edition of DriveClub has finally arrived today, June 25, 2015. SCE President Shuhei Yoshida confirmed the launch in a recent PlayStation Blog post, noting that the game’s online play will essentially be divvied out. Although all PlayStation Plus members will have access to DriveClub, only offline mode will be available at the start. Rather more »

Digital versions of Fire Emblem Fates makes sure you choose the side you want

Fire Emblem Fates, released in Japan on June 25, 2015, is the first installment in the series to offer two sides of a story. Players can choose to ally with Nohr in a Conquest version, fighting alongside “siblings” they were raised with, or go with Hoshido in a Birthright installment where they side with their more »

Batman: Arkham Knight sales suspended on PC

When the Arkham Knight threatened to end the legend of the Batman, this is not what he meant. While the console version is garnering some of the best reviews of any game this year, the PC port has experienced serious issues. Many of the problems involve the Batmobile, which is one of this game’s major more »

Celebrate Forza’s 10th anniversary with an Xbox One bundle

The Forza franchise has been one of Microsoft’s go-to games for years, 10 of them to be exact. The Forza 6 Limited Edition Xbox One will commemorate that with a racing-inspired design, sports car styling and racing themed sound effects. It includes the now very necessary 1 TB hard drive, a wireless controller with rubberized diamond grips, and more »

The Borderlands Humble Bundle is an incredible value

From seasonal sales to Game of the Year collections, the patient always profit when it comes to games. Organizations like Humble Bundle make it that much easier to stay frugal, but even coming from them the Borderlands package is a surprise stretch of the dollar. The first tier of the Borderlands Humble Bundle includes the original game and more »


Fire Emblem Fates will feature same-sex marriage

After the success of Fire Emblem Awakening, Nintendo’s newest entry in the series – Fire Emblem Fates – looks to take many of the existing features and give them a fresh coat of paint in the new entry. Most notably, the marriage system allows the main character to marry another character of the same gender. more »