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Grim Fandango Remastered Review: Under the Skin

Grim Fandango Remastered Price: $14.99 System(s): PC (PS4, Vita) Release Date: January 26, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Double Fine Productions ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, Crude Humor, Mild Language, Sexual Themes, Violence and use of Alcohol and Tobacco I was so excited for a good reason to finally get off my butt and play Grim Fandango more »

Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax beats the odds

Dengeki Bunko is a Japanese publisher of light novels, many of which are popular and spawned anime series you may have heard of. However, you might not be familiar with “light novels.” A quick comparison would be the “young adult” section of a bookstore, but even that doesn’t quite match up. Think manga without the more »

Dealing with Sony’s neglect of YouTube, Maps, and near Vita apps

Sony has announced that they are removing or limiting the functionality of selected PlayStation Vita apps within the next few months. The YouTube app is already no longer available for download as of January 28, 2015 and will no longer be supported following April 20, 2015. An expected March 2015 system update will entirely disable more »

Sony to make PlayStation Network the center of its entertainment services

Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) and Sony Network Entertainment International (SNEI) today announced the consolidation of all Sony entertainment services under the PlayStation Network brand, which will henceforth encompass games, TV, video and music services. The change will join PlayStation Store, PlayStation Plus, the cloud-based PlayStation Vue, and PlayStation Now to Video Unlimited and Music Unlimited. Video and more »

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Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition Made Me Regret Owning a Vita

I’ll admit it; I’m one of the irrational people who refuses to give up on the PlayStation Vita. It might have something to do with my love of tiny things. When I was a kid, I preferred Micro Machines to Matchbox Cars. And I spent an ungodly amount of money on an early Palmtop computer, more »

Criminal Girls: Invite Only Preview: Otherworldly Corrections

A spire is a dangerous place. It’s a prison, after all. There’s no visible way in, and appears to be but one way out. Welcome to to an otherworldly jail filled with monsters. Yet, there’s hope here too. People with criminal DNA who have yet to commit truly atrocious acts have a chance at redemption, more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, January 27, 2015

Cool stuff is happening this week! We have the remastered return of a classic, a goofy JRPG, some intriguing indie stuff and even some AAA stuff from the creators of Dead Island. This week’s PlayStation Store update is pretty busy, and there’s enough variety for everyone to have something fun. Also, pre-orders for Evolve are live more »

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Ys: Memories of Celceta and the Pitfalls of Sleep Mode

I love the Ys series. I first picked up the PlayStation 2 version of The Ark of Napishtim on a whim, and later tore through The Oath in Felghana over the course of a few days. One can imagine my excitement when Memories of Celceta was announced for the Vita. Life has a habit of getting in the way, more »

I love when Danganronpa lies to me

Quick! Why do you like games? You’re reading Technology Tell’s Gaming Channel, so you do like games, right? But why do you? I’m sorry; I’ve tricked you. I already know why you like games. It’s the same reason virtually anyone likes games, myself included. Games are the only form of mass media that give viewers control over more »

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Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: Sisters Generation Review: Sisterly Love

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation Price: System(s): PlayStation Vita Release Date: January 27, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Idea Factory (Compile Heart) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Fantasy Violence, Language, Partial Nudity, and Suggestive Themes Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation comes to the PlayStation Vita as a remake of the PlayStation 3 original. One of my colleagues has more »

Criminal Girls immediately encourages “motivation”

You all may be going on and on about HuniePop, and maybe even Girlish Grimoire Littlewitch Romanesque, but there’s another risque game you should have on your radar. It’s Criminal Girls: Invite Only, a game many are surprised NIS America took a risk on releasing outside of Japan. We here at Technology Tell’s Gaming Channel more »

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Review: Mash it out

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Price: $11.99 System(s): PC (Also on 360 and Vita) Release Date: January 23, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Degica (5pb/Mages) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Fantasy Violence and Suggestive Themes The world needs more arcade-style beat ‘em ups. Straight up. There’s just something about dashing down some grungy city streets, by yourself or especially more »