Xbox Live Update for the week of February 25, 2015

highlights this week’s arcade releases. It’s on both the Xbox One and the Xbox 360. The game features two interwoven stories that will take place over four episodes, starring Claire Redfield and Moira Burton. She’s the daughter of Barry Burton, best known for his horrible B-movie quotes including: “Jill, here’s a lockpick. It might be more »

Walmart, Microsoft selling Xbox Live Gold for $40

Seeing as how Xbox Live Gold is normally $59.99, I figured this was news you’d want to hear. Two places have marked down the price of a year of the Xbox Live Gold subscription out of nowhere, and it’s really rather interesting. One is Walmart, which cut the price to $39.96. That’s the normal one, more »

Xbox Live update for the week of February 18, 2015

It’s a very eclectic selection this week in the Xbox Live Marketplace. Hand of Fate is, wrap your around this, a roguelike/action RPG deckbuilder. In the game you use a deck of cards to craft the dungeon you will hopefully fight your way through. Assemble equipment and encounter decks to play the game of life more »

Saints Row IV reminds me of traveling in a car as a kid

When I was a child, my father had this idea that I should look at my surroundings on long car trips instead of looking at my book or my Game Boy. I don’t know why he thought this. I presume he figured it would help me be more aware of the world around me. Joke more »


Minecraft’s Water Guardian is a stalker

I was recently playing a game of Minecraft in Hardcore mode. For those very few of you who don’t know, hardcore mode is the same as survival mode, only when you die, that’s it. There’s no respawning. You get one life, and one life only. Sometimes, I like to see how long it takes me more »

Xbox Live update for the week of February 11, 2015

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and the only thing we love more than our games is our readers. So let’s find some games that will earn a special place in your heart! The Escapists is a sandbox game that puts you in the big house. Your character’s goal is to escape prison, but it won’t more »

2015 Valentine’s Day Console Gift Guide

As you probably saw a few days ago, we’re doing the usual “recommend gaming gifts for Valentine’s Day” thing. It’s a big day for people in relationships and, depending on how long you’ve been together, a game or system could be a good show of devotion. Getting an actual console might be a bit much. more »

LEGO Jurassic World lets you be an adorable dinosaur

First off, you really need to see this LEGO Jurassic World launch trailer. If you haven’t yet, you’re truly doing yourself a disservice. It is beyond cute, and a first look at how the dinosaurs of LEGO’s Jurassic World game will look. Adorable right? Bringing new meaning to the big head, little arms problem. Poor more »

The Airing of Game of Thrones QTE Frustrations

I love Telltale Games titles. The characters, stories, and adventures are wonderful ways to spend afternoons. They’re so good, that they often make me forget that all of them contain one of the gameplay elements I despise most in games, the quick time events. QTEs are a constant annoyance throughout my entire gaming experience, and more »

4 Most Stylish Metroidvanias

This week, Alientrap’s Apotheon was offered as a PlayStation Plus game. Unfortunately, I had no idea it existed until I knew it was being offered. I grabbed it from the store because it was free, only realizing what a gem it was once I decided to test it out to see if it deserved to more »

Xbox Live update for the week of February 4, 2015

A Lannister always plays his Xbox – wait, that’s not right. But if they had Xboxes in Westeros, I’m sure the Lannisters would play, in between conquering things and throwing weddings where everyone dies. The point here is that Game of Thrones – Episode 2: The Lost Lords is now available for both the Xbox more »

Minecon 2015 is July 4-5

Minecon 2015 is going to happen. The future of the Minecraft convention seemed uncertain after Microsoft took over Mojang, but of course it’s happening. All companies involved enjoy money too much! So save the date, collect your cash, and get a passport, because Minecon 2015 is happening July 4-5, 2015 at ExCeL London Exhibition and more »