Super Mario 3D Land & Mario Kart 7 Release Dates Confirmed
0 CommentsPosted by Chris Meichtry on September 13, 2011 under Featured, News
If you've been looking for an excuse to get a 3DS by the end of the year, we've got two great reasons right here: Super Mario 3D Land (previously thought to be called Super Mario 3LanD) and Mario Kart 7 have finally been given their official release dates today. Mario fanatics all around the world will be happy to know that both games will release this year, one right after the other, just in... more.
Mortal Kombat’s Blind Kenshi Released Today
2 CommentsPosted by Chris Meichtry on July 5, 2011 under Featured, News, Uncategorized
NetherRealm and Warner Bros. have released the latest character in their Mortal Kombat DLC lineup today. For those who don't already have the season pass, Kenshi the blind warrior is available on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 for 400 MSP or $4.00, respectively. Of course, if you haven't purchased it already, the season pass is available on Xbox 360 for 1200 MSP and that will give you access to ... more.
Nintendo E3 2011 Press Conference Summary
0 CommentsPosted by Chris Meichtry on June 7, 2011 under Articles & News, News
After a disappointing and underwhelming first day, E3 was looking a bit dreary. Electronic Arts and Ubisoft both had good shows (and I personally can't wait for EA's Overstrike), but almost everything was stuff we either knew about or knew to expect, so it hardly made up for yesterday's main attractions. Nintendo, on the other hand, had a strong showing just like I expected. A lot of what t... more.
Sony E3 Press Conference Summary
0 CommentsPosted by Chris Meichtry on June 6, 2011 under Articles & News, News
d After a long day of trailers, speeches, and poorly-delivered jokes, the first day of E3 came to a close with the Sony press conference. Rather than listening to me try to summarize what went on in one paragraph, just read the notes below: Jack Tretton started up the show with an apology to pretty much everyone that actually sounded pretty genuine. But we've head enough apologies; I thi... more.
Microsoft E3 Press Conference Summary
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E3 got off to a surprisingly low-key start this morning with Microsoft's press conference, which mostly showcased a number of titles that we're already expecting. There were a couple of new announcements, but mainly pertaining to Kinect and the Xbox 360 Dashboard. For the most part, it felt like more of what we got last year (complete with more children who can't act to save their lives). S... more.
Big 3DS Update Almost Here
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Last night, Nintendo released a system notification that supplied 3DS owner details with details about the big June 6 update that we've all been waiting for. The update, previously slated for a May release, will be available at the ambiguous timeframe of "the evening of June 6th". Assuming they took the east coast into account, this likely means it will be before 12 AM EST (9 PM PST), althou... more.
Reading Corner: 250 Indie Games You Must Play
0 CommentsPosted by Chris Meichtry on May 25, 2011 under Articles & News, Original Content
250 Indie Games You Must Play: an indie writer's indie book about indie games. If ever you find yourself running low on indie cred, this is one paperback you should thumb through as soon as possible. Written by IndieGames.com's Mike Rose, this collection serves as the ultimate guide for games you've never heard of and are less of a person for not playing. I don't say this often because I'm ... more.
Duke Nukem Forever Goes Gold
0 CommentsPosted by Chris Meichtry on May 24, 2011 under Articles & News, Featured, News
After 14 years of development hell, Duke Nukem Forever has gone gold. No, seriously, I'm not kidding. An event that even Harold Camping didn't dare predict, today marks the official completion and pressing of the game that most of us thought would never see the light of day (much like many of our fellow brethren). Unless the world suffers yet another rapture, Duke Nukem Forever will ship Ju... more.
Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7 Coming This Holiday
0 CommentsPosted by Chris Meichtry on May 20, 2011 under Articles & News, News
It looks like thousands of Christmas lists around the country just got a little longer. The folks at Warner Bros. have announced that Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 will release this holiday on just about every platform you can think of, including the upcoming Sony NGP. As the name implies, the game will follow the final three years of the boy wizard's adventures as he fights evil beings and a... more.
The Flying Hamster Free Today
0 CommentsPosted by Chris Meichtry on May 18, 2011 under Articles & News, News
If you read our Flying Hamster review a couple of months ago, you are already aware of this fun and quirky little shoot-'em-up. And if you have yet to give it a shot for whatever reason, now is your chance...as long as you own an iPhone or similar iOS device. For today only, The Game Atelier and FreeAppADay are offering a free copy of The Flying Hamster in the iTunes store. Even if you're o... more.
Sony Answers Questions About PSN Revival
0 CommentsPosted by Chris Meichtry on May 17, 2011 under Articles & News, News
With the resurrection of PlayStation Network, you're bound to have a handful of questions: What features are currently available? When will the store be back online? What comes with the PSN Welcome Back program? How do we sign up for the free identity protection? These questions and more are being answered on the new PlayStation FAQ. One of the more interesting things mentioned in the FAQ... more.
Anonymous Attacks Square Enix, Eidos, and Deus Ex
1 CommentsPosted by Chris Meichtry on May 13, 2011 under Articles & News, Featured, News
As if PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment weren't enough, the script kiddies at Anonymous have now attacked Eidos Montreal and the Deus Ex web site. According to Brian Krebs' blog, a security breach occurred on Wednesday night and the sites were defaced with a message stating "Owned By Chippy1337" along with some names and an IRC address. Seeing this, I am immediately reminded ... more.
First Look At Battlefield 3: Back To Karkand
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DICE and EA are providing us with the very first look at Battlefield 3's Back To Karkand map pack. This multiplayer pack includes four of the beloved maps from Battlefield 2—Wake Island, Strike At Karkand, Gulf of Oman, and Sharqi Peninsula—all remastered with Frostbite 2. Additionally, the pack will include classic Battlefield 2 weapons and vehicles, unique rewards, and its own achievem... more.
Limited Access To PlayStation Network To Be Restored This Week
0 CommentsPosted by Chris Meichtry on May 1, 2011 under Articles & News, News
After the lengthy downtime caused by a recent security breach, PSN users will finally be given access to a limited number of services this week. While Sony continues testing out its newest security measures, the following features will be restored: Restoration of Online game-play across the PlayStation®3 (PS3) and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) systems (This includes titles requiring onl... more.