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Lou Contaldi is the Editor-in-Chief at DualShockers, specializing in both reviews and the business behind gaming. He began writing about tech and video games while getting his Juris Doctor at Hofstra University School of Law. He is maybe the only gaming journo based in Nashville, TN.
47 Reviews

Tekken 7 Review — If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It

With 23 years on the books, the Tekken series has seen phenomenal critical and popular success. Tekken 7 doesn't change much, but no one asked it to. ...Read More

on May 31, 2017 8:00 AM
10 Previews

Destiny 2 Preview — Making the Familiar Brand New

Destiny 2 on PS4 Pro isn't the big departure jaded gamers were hoping for for -- but the true strength of Bungie's game lies within the game's hinted-at potential. ...Read More

on May 22, 2017 3:24 PM
3 Reviews

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Review — Evolution Found in Echoes

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia for Nintendo 3DS may feel as unpolished as The Deliverance, but any Fire Emblem fan should grab this game now. ...Read More

on May 22, 2017 8:11 AM
7 Reviews

Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop Review — A Good, Old-Fashioned Roast

Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop for Nintendo 3DS is more half-baked than icing on the cake. How does it hold up compared to other games in the series? ...Read More

on May 16, 2017 8:00 AM
37 News

ZeniMax Media Sues Over VR Again, This Time Targeting Samsung

Parent company ZeniMax is really making their lawyers work. Only months after the trademark clash with indie studio No Matter Studios on their "Prey for the Gods" trademark, ZeniMax is putting themselves in US Courts again. The ...Read More

on May 15, 2017 8:11 PM
40 Galleries

Lawyer Up: Can Bethesda Stop Developers From Using the Word “Prey”?

DualShockers presides in the case of Bethesda v. No Matter Studios. Does Fallout's devs get dibs to the word "Prey" in all video games? You decide. ...Read More

on May 8, 2017 9:00 AM
1 News

Blaster Master Zero Update Adds Super Hard Mode and Playable Gunvolt, Available Now

Nintendo Switch's Blaster Master Zero has been out for nearly two months, and the Inti Creates game just got a fairly substantial update. Detailed more thoroughly in the YouTube video (below), the update adds an extreme hard ...Read More

on May 7, 2017 1:27 PM
0 News

Elliot Quest’s Definitive Version is Coming to PS4, Xbox One and 3DS This Week

Released almost two years ago today, indie darling Elliot Quest launched on Wii U. Dubbed as a love letter to MetroidCastlevania II: Simon's Quest, and Zelda II: The Adventure of LinkElliot Quest is a side-scrolling ...Read More

on May 2, 2017 2:15 PM
11 Editorials

How to Play The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild With Japanese Audio (and Different Subtitles) on Nintendo Switch

With the latest surprise announcement about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's DLC being detailed, one feature was neatly swept under the rug -- the ability to play the game with differing audio and subtitles. ...Read More

on May 2, 2017 8:00 AM
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Detailed

While it shouldn't be a surprise that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is getting paid DLC, little was known about what would actually be included in the season pass. Until today, at least. Developer ...Read More

on May 1, 2017 9:34 PM
1 Featured

Loot Our (Almost) Endless Copies of Loot Rascals for PlayStation 4 and PC Giveaway

Loot Rascals is now available, and if you aren’t playing it yet, you now have the opportunity to win one of our many North America/European PlayStation 4 or PC digital copies, kindly offered by developer Hollow Ponds. ...Read More

on April 28, 2017 2:36 PM
1 Reviews

Loot Rascals Review — Weird, But In a Great Way

Developer Hollow Ponds' indie game Loot Rascals on PlayStation 4 is a frankly bizarre game touching a ton of different genres. ...Read More

on April 27, 2017 4:34 PM
1 News

Mobile Game League of Evil Coming to Nintendo Switch

While Tom Happ's Axiom Verge Nintendo Switch reveal was nothing more than fake news, it looks like Nintendo's handheld home console will be getting a new game: League of Evil. Developer Ratalaika Games tweeted out the image ...Read More

on April 26, 2017 3:30 PM
0 News

Humble Wild Frontier Bundle Offers Eclectic Outdoor Selection

Some of Humble Bundle's offerings are more cohesive than others. While the THQ Nordic Bundle and Star Wars Humble Bundle seem to flaunt an easily-recognizable theme, some bundles -- like the latest Humble "Wild Frontier" Bundle are ...Read More

on April 26, 2017 3:09 PM
2 News

Check Out Minecraft Running on Nintendo Switch

How's progress coming along on the recently revealed Nintendo Switch version of Minecraft? In a fairly recent livestream, the developers showed off what Minecraft: Switch Edition will be looking like. ...Read More

on April 25, 2017 3:39 PM
21 News

Digital Foundry: Super Bomberman R’s 60 FPS Patch Significantly Lowers Resolution

It is fairly shocking when a game is able to bump its frames-per-second by nearly double, yet that is exactly what Konami's Super Bomberman R claimed to do in its latest update. Specifically, Konami had claimed that ...Read More

on April 25, 2017 3:26 PM
3 News

Ira Revealed for Nintendo Switch, Releasing 2017 Alongside PC Version

Yet another Kickstarted indie, Ira by developer Ore Creative, will be heading to Nintendo Switch this year. According to a developer blog from Ore Creative, the funky Action Adventure title would be making its way to Nintendo's ...Read More

on April 24, 2017 3:32 PM
0 News

Earthlock: Festival of Magic Coming to Wii U ASAP; Devs. Hint Further at Switch Version

Developer SnowCastle Games' Kickstarted RPG, Earthlock: Festival of Magic, has been out for quite some time. The game initially launched in early September last year on Xbox One, later to be followed by a PC release. The ...Read More

on April 24, 2017 3:05 PM
0 News

Shovel Knight Books Make Their Way to Amazon

Looking to fill up your bookshelf with more gaming-related literature? Developer Yacht Club Games has partnered with Penguin Books to bring "shovelry" to your paperback collection. ...Read More

on April 20, 2017 1:59 PM
36 Reviews

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review — In With the Old, In With the New

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch is without a doubt the definitive version of the classic. But is there enough offered to entice those who grabbed the same title on Wii U? ...Read More

on April 20, 2017 9:00 AM
0 News

Mirage: Arcane Warfare Shows Off Academy Map in New Trailer

Developer Torn Banner Studios is keeping the news coming about their upcoming, skill-based, multiplayer FPS Mirage: Arcane Warfare. A week ago they premiered a trailer showcasing their new map, Rock Bottom. Today we get an even newer ...Read More

on April 19, 2017 2:18 PM
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Here’s What’s New For Nintendo Switch From Today’s Nintendo Direct

Even if you were able to catch April's Nintendo Direct, the news came so rapidly you may have missed it in the blink of an eye. But don't worry, we've got you covered. Here are all the ...Read More

on April 12, 2017 8:00 PM
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Here’s What’s New For Nintendo 3DS and amiibo From Today’s Nintendo Direct

Want a quick round up about all the new Nintendo 3DS and amiibo content announced in the April Nintendo Direct? We got you covered! Check out the list below to find when you can expect the next ...Read More

on April 12, 2017 6:57 PM
2 News

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Nintendo Switch Bundle Leaked by Nintendo Russia

Hours before the Nintendo Direct focusing on ARMS and Splatoon 2, Nintendo of Russia may have accidentally released an upcoming reveal -- a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Nintendo Switch bundle. The product was caught by eagle-eyed Redditor ...Read More

on April 12, 2017 3:08 PM
0 News

Flipping Death Will Launch Physically on Nintendo Switch

The newest trend in the indie developer scene is long-form, developer blog-style YouTube videos -- and Zoink! Games is no exception. The creators of Zombie Vikings and Stick It To the Man featured a 13 minute long ...Read More

on April 12, 2017 8:09 AM
33 News

Star Wars: Battlefront II Teaser Leaks Ahead of Star Wars Celebration

Leaks are never really expected, but the latest unconfirmed Star Wars Battlefront II trailer leak comes out of left field. Revealed only minutes ago by Vimeo user The Spicinberg shows a rather convincing 30 second clip of  ...Read More

on April 11, 2017 10:00 PM
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A Rose in the Twilight Nabs a Set of Free Themes and Avatars on PSN

A Rose in the Twilight is out today on both PC and PlayStation Vita in North America, and the game is great -- according to us. But what if you don't have the $39.99 to fork ...Read More

on April 11, 2017 9:27 PM
15 News

Nintendo Wants You to Hack Your Switch For Up To $20,000

Ever trying to protect their software and hardware from homebrew applications, Nintendo is turning to the hacking communities to track down any vulnerabilities in their hardware. News comes by way of HackerOne that Nintendo is offering anywhere ...Read More

on April 11, 2017 2:22 PM
11 News

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Gets Jazzy New Trailer Showing Off Content

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is around the bend, and Nintendo UK has releases a brand new trailer highlighting all the features to be found in the Nintendo Switch remake. Boasting the game as "the biggest Mario Kart  ...Read More

on April 11, 2017 1:55 PM
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Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition Review — A Blast From the Past, Literally

Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One is a high-octane remaster that is sometimes as rough as the characters themselves. ...Read More

on April 10, 2017 8:00 AM