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One Piece Treasure Cruise Review: Puzzle and Dragons, Minus Puzzles, Plus Punching

One Piece Treasure Cruise Price: Free (microtransactions) System(s): Mobile Release Date: February 4, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Namco Bandai ESRB Rating: N/A As a One Piece fan, from back at the tail end of the 4Kids days (shout-out to the folks from even before that), it’s still hard for me to process Bandai Namco’s recent streak of game localizations. For a more »

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Alphadia Genesis Review: It’s Better on the Go

Alphadia Genesis Price: $14.99 System(s): PC (Mobile) Release Date: January 12, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Marvelous (Kemco) ESRB Rating: N/A Something interesting has been happening, a little under the radar. Kemco, a dev/pub you probably don’t remember (unless you’re really into the Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle or Top Gear games), has been pumping out a ludicrous more »

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Japan’s not buying consoles, so Nintendo’s selling mobile (update)

Author’s Note: Some readers have pointed out that this article at time implies that Puzzles & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition will release for iOS/Android. I realize this is not the case, and I regret any confusion in wording. The point I’d like to make is that Nintendo is latching onto the bustling mobile demographic more »

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WWE is a better fit than DC Comics for NetherRealm

Chances are, you’re probably reading this and wondering what the hell I’m even talking about. WWE recently announced a partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and more specifically NetherRealm Studios, to develop a 2015 mobile game called WWE Immortals. If you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, I’m here to remind more »

Hulkamania runs wild on… Crazy Taxi?

LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING ABOUT CRAZY TAXI, BROTHERS. AT WRESTLEMANIA 30 WE HAD THE ANDRE THE GIANT BATTLE ROYAL, AND IT GOT ME SO PUMPED BROTHER, I GOT SO EXCITED TO REMEMBER THE LEGACY OF THE ALL TIME GREAT, ANDRE THE GIANT. I CAN STILL REMEMBER WRESTLEMANIA THREE LIKE IT WAS YESTERDAY, WHEN I more »

Dragon Quest Review: History in your pocket

Dragon Quest Price: $2.99 System(s): iOS, Android Release Date: September 11, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Square Enix (Square Enix) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence There’s no better feeling than playing a game you know you love. You’ve played it before, perhaps even dozens of times, and you know you’re still going to more »

Event, new content added to WWE SuperCard in 1.1 update

WWE SuperCard has been teasing players in-game about a “People’s Champion Challenge” for a while now, and it is finally coming to pass. 2K Games and developer Cat Daddy have released the first update for WWE SuperCard, and with it has come some interesting new content, bringing new cards and an event into the free-to-play more »

Microsoft makes biggest Minecraft purchase ever

Microsoft is spending the most money anyone has ever spent on a Minecraft after a formal announcement was made that a $2.5 billion deal for Microsoft to buy Mojang has been finalized. Reports circulated last week that Microsoft was in serious talks with Mojang for a mega-deal. More reports surfaced over the weekend stating that more »

Boss Monster video game coming to Steam

It’s no surprise Brotherwise Games received plenty of funding for it’s second big Kickstarter project. After all, the fundraiser for the of Boss Monster earned well over its proposed goal. This time, Brotherwise asked fans for cash to fund a video game adaptation, originally planned for the iOS and Android mobile platforms. Thanks to a more »

Dive In: Game streaming is a disaster waiting to happen

Here’s the worst-case scenario: All of these game streaming services (Such as Square Enix’s new Dive In) that keep cropping up fail miserably. The suits at the top are dumbfounded, unable to find any reason for said failure, and point the finger at the usual suspects: piracy and/or consumers being stupid or something. The services more »

iPhone 6 tech ensures a great future for legacy gaming

Apple’s new device has a hell of a kick to it. The iPhone 6, and especially the iPhone 6 Plus, are partially designed with powerful gaming experiences in mind. The A8 chip, combined with this new “Metal” tech, are capable of 1080p visuals and all that cool video game/tech jargon that basically means, “it can more »

The Room adds on a third game

The Room and The Room 2 are compelling mobile games, not least for the reason that they couldn’t really exist outside of the mobile platform. And the creepy horror puzzle games will be getting a third entry next year. Yes, expect a The Room 3. For those unfamiliar, The Room is basically a game asking more »