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This week on the PlayStation Store, July 29, 2014

Many PS4 owners will be delighted to hear that The Last of Us: Remastered is available on the PlayStation Store. It was the screenshots and all the included DLC that convinced us our affections for this PS3-to-PS4 re-release was blind fanboyism. For those of you who don’t own a PS4 or aren’t interesting in one more »

Why do I do this to myself: Animal Boyfriend edition

In case you were wondering if Android Amusements has turned into a (semi)weekly feature where I play horrible mobile games and wonder why anyone bothered playing them, stop right there. It has. The fact that this week I tried Animal Boyfriend only confirms it. Especially since I was actually excited about Animal Boyfriend. A friend more »

Video Games: The Movie has its moments and its flaws

I was immediately intrigued when I first heard about Video Games: The Movie. It is a documentary that examines the evolution of video games and the culture that surrounds them. It got me thinking about my history with games, and piqued my curiosity on where the industry can go from here. We’re at a place where there is more »

PS4 firmware 1.75 is here with 3D Blu-ray power

Somebody’s going to have to do some updating before they can visit the PlayStation Store today. And by “somebody,” I mean anyone who , because PS4 firmware 1.75 is now available. Yes, we just had a PS4 firmware update on July 22, 2014. No, you can’t skip out on this one because you grabbed that more »

Sharknado game storms its way onto iOS

From AppleTell The press release for Sharknado: The Video Game says it's based on the "cult classic." I'm not sure I'd go quite that far just yet, but SyFy is sure working hard to get it there, so I'll let them have their fun with success while you have your fun the game. Developed by the appropriately named Other Ocean, in partnership with the inappropriately named Majesco Entertainment Company, Sharknado: The Video Game is now available for download on iOS. Read the full post on AppleTell »

It’s the best/worst time for Plague Inc: Evolved to get Ebola

Plague Inc.: Evolved is currently in Early Access on Steam, and the people at Ndemic Creations have been doing a pretty good job of adding new diseases and such to the game in a timely fashion. They managed to add Simian Flu in there as a Special Plague, just in time for Dawn of the more »

Comic Con 2014: Guardians of the Galaxy invade Marvel games

Gamers enamored with the Guardians of the Galaxy are about to get more content than they ever imagined. The spacefaring answer to The Avengers hits the movies August 1, and they will be front and center in every Marvel property imaginable. Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon is already available through iTunes and Google more »

The GameStop credit card is 26.99% insane

GameStop has apparently decided to introduce an official GameStop credit card. Good for them, right? It’s only natural to move onto credit cards once you’ve introduced, and continued, a successful rewards program. Honestly, I’m pretty surprised it’s taken them this long. Even relatively unknown retail chains have their own credit cards. Whereas, GameStop has been more »

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15 game quotes that fit on a Made With Code bracelet

Google’s Made With Code project has a noble cause, which is to get more people interested in coding by showing how easy it is to do make fun projects with the Blockly coding language. Though really, most people are excited about it for the free Made With Code bracelets. Google’s working with Shapeways to allow more »

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty Review: Delicious

Title: Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty Price: $29.99 System(s): PS4 Release Date: July 22, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Oddworld Inhabitants (Just Add Water) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, Crude Humor, Language, Use of Tobacco, and Violence Back in 1997, Abe was the man. Oddworld: Abe’s Odyssee was just released on the PlayStation and it blew up. People more »

Total War: Shogun 2 reaches Mac borders on July 31st

From AppleTell Although I'm still patiently waiting for someone to release a Shogun Warriors game, Feral Interactive has done the Mac community even better with the announcement that the historical strategy game Total War: Shogun 2 for Mac will be released via Steam on Thursday, July 31st, with the Mac App Store version scheduled for release in early August. Read the full post on AppleTell »

Hands-on with Heroes & Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar

From AppleTell Heroes & Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar is a role-playing game set to be released on August 21st for OS X, Windows, and Linux. The game starts with you searching for a magical artifact that can prevent an upcoming catastrophe. After finding it and returning home, you're accosted by the castle guards and thrown in prison. Thus begins your adventure of finding out just what is wrong with Queen Sijsen and the rest of the kingdom. Read the full post on AppleTell »