Anime Midwest 2014 was a Gamers’ Heaven

A lot of major cons make a show of trying to offer something for gamers, but it usually only results in a few panels, voice actors that have perhaps done one or two video game rolls in addition to other parts, and maybe a tabletop or TCG room. Meanwhile, Anime Midwest 2014 went above and more »

Yup, Lindsay Lohan Is Actually Suing Take-Two

The news has been floating around for months now, Lindsay Lohan is looking to sue Take-Two Interactive over a supposed likeness infringement. Well, she’s finally bit the bullet and started the process. Her lawyers have probably been trying to convince her all this time that it’s a fruitless effort. However, the sue-happy starlet is moving more »

Race to McDonald’s – Mario Kart 8 Happy Meal Toys are Here!

We interrupt these 4th of July festivities for a very important announcement. The Mario Kart 8 Happy Meal toys are now at McDonald’s. I repeat, McDonald’s has the little Mario Kart 8 toys! It isn’t a drill, the toys are going to go fast, so hurry and get out there! I discovered the appearance of more »

Anime Expo 2014: NIS America has Criminal Girls, Firefly Diaries, and an Ultimatum

Anime Expo is always an exciting time for gamers. Why? Because companies like NIS America, XSEED, Atlus, and sometimes even Namco Bandai announce new games. Which is exactly what NIS America has already done. It has a lot in store for us over the next year. We’re going to get to read a diary, then more »

Here’s Your July 4, 2014 Indie Game Bundle Update

The indie game bundle update is back! Did you miss it? Sorry for the delay. It’s just there were a lot of E3 previews that needed to get done, and even though this indie game bundle update looks all neat and tidy to read, it actually takes a ridiculously long time to write up. But more »

Casual Friday Casual Game Update for July 4, 2014

Hey, what are you doing here? It’s the 4th of July! Oh, I see, you’d rather kick back and relax with a casual game, rather than go out with some fireworks and try to set the sky (and hopefully not other things) aflame. Well, this week is a rather lackluster one for casual games. There more »

Jagex’s Transformers Universe enters open beta this weekend

At the end of this day, in the middle of this lane, one shall stand and one shall fall. The multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) genre is one of the hottest in gaming right now. Popular licenses including The Lord of the Rings and DC Comics heroes have already jumped in. Now it’s Optimus Prime’s more »

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd is Getting English Subtitles

Big news from Sega today. Guess what? You’ll actually know what the Vocaloids are singing in Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd! The announcement has just come in that most of the 40 songs in the game will have the subtitles translated. Instead of having to figure out romanji, you’ll be able to read along more »

Nintendo eShop Update for June 3, 2014

Pardon my language, but holy crap. This is a fantastic week for the Nintendo update. Like, it’s crazy good. Not only are there 4 games and 7 games, there’s also 1 DSiWare game and 1 WiiWare game. This is just shocking. I think I need to sit down. Oh, wait, I already am. Okay, you more »

Vita Selling Out Across the US

Now there’s a headline I never thought I’d write. It’s true though. Sony has confirmed that the recent lack of Vitas, well, everywhere, is due to the fact that the company can’t keep up with the sudden demand for the system. The handheld is viable and apparently everybody wants one. The Vita shortage sort-of crept more »

EA Sports UFC making players long for THQ’s Undisputed games

Not even Bruce Lee was able to save EA’s underwhelming UFC effort.  EA Sports UFC, the publisher’s long awaited foray into mixed martial arts is here and it’s not the showcase the sport hoped for. Reviews have been middling, most in agreement that this fighter needs to hit the gym and work on his fundamentals. Lots more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of July 2, 2014

With a holiday weekend upon us, the pickings are a bit slimmer than normal. This is a quality over quantity situation though, as the excellent Guacamelee Super Turbo Championship Edition is available. Even better for Xbox One owners, it’s completely free through Games with Gold. What the heck is a a Guacamelee, you might ask? more »