Driveclub’s Jab Against Forza Shows that the Console War is Rubbing Off on Publishers the Wrong Way

Driveclub’s Jab Against Forza Shows that the Console War is Rubbing Off on Publishers the Wrong Way

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo have been alternating demonstration of respect and fair play with mild jabs for years, since the times of the legendary Crash Bandicoot ...Read More

Could Gran Turismo 7 on PS4 Be Open World Like Forza Horizon 2, but Closer to a Simulation?

Could Gran Turismo 7 on PS4 Be Open World Like Forza Horizon 2, but Closer to a Simulation?

One of the most widespread elements of the games of this new console generation is the open world. While graphics, bells and whistles evolved only up to a ...Read More

The Best Japanese Indie Games You’ve Never Played – “Ao Oni” Edition

The Best Japanese Indie Games You’ve Never Played – “Ao Oni” Edition

It’s been a while, but I’ve returned with a great new indie title from Japan. This month we will be exploring Ao Oni, a freeware game made by ...Read More

Destiny and Loot: Bungie Is Treading Dangerous Ground by Making Fun of Players’ Frustration

Destiny and Loot: Bungie Is Treading Dangerous Ground by Making Fun of Players’ Frustration

Bungie has done a great job with many aspects of Destiny, but they botched endgame loot. Developers said many times that its game isn’t a MMO, but they ...Read More

Destiny Engram Farming: What to Do After the Treasure Cave Nerf? Farm the Treasure Cave

Destiny Engram Farming: What to Do After the Treasure Cave Nerf? Farm the Treasure Cave

Yesterday Bungie nerfed the Cosmodrome’s “treasure cave” in Destiny, but if you’re one of the orphans of the beloved loot and engram cornucopia, fear not, as ...Read More

With Xbox One Dropping Under 1,500 Units Sold a Week, Can Microsoft Save the Console in Japan?

With Xbox One Dropping Under 1,500 Units Sold a Week, Can Microsoft Save the Console in Japan?

Microsoft’s Japanese Xbox branch is in trouble. To be fair, it has been in trouble for quite a while, but now it seems to be a little more serious about it. ...Read More

Super Smash Bros. 3DS Roundup – Everything You May Have Missed This Past Week

Super Smash Bros. 3DS Roundup – Everything You May Have Missed This Past Week

This past week has been quite hectic. First, with the release of Super Smash Bros. 3DS in Japan, then with the early release of the English demo for ...Read More

Terminally Ill Man Flies by Playing Destiny on PS4; Teaches Us All What it Means to Be Gamers

Terminally Ill Man Flies by Playing Destiny on PS4; Teaches Us All What it Means to Be Gamers

It all started on the official Bungie Forums. Just before the launch of the game I came across the message of a gamer just like me ...Read More

Sony & Microsoft: It’s Time to Allow PS4 and Xbox One Gamers to Play Together on the Same Servers

Sony & Microsoft: It’s Time to Allow PS4 and Xbox One Gamers to Play Together on the Same Servers

There are many elements to the life of a gamer that can prove annoying and inconvenient. But there is one that can easily be defined bloody hinderingly awkward, and it’s the following scenario: ...Read More

Sony Should Release a PlayStation Now Mobile Controller

Sony Should Release a PlayStation Now Mobile Controller

Following Sony’s acquisition of game streaming service Gaikai, it seemed as though the company had an idea as to where the industry was headed. They [Sony], and other ...Read More

One Year and a PS4 Version After, Final Fantasy XIV Is an Amazing Success Story that Makes Me Smile

One Year and a PS4 Version After, Final Fantasy XIV Is an Amazing Success Story that Makes Me Smile

Today marks the first anniversary of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, and it has been a hell of a ride. ...Read More

We Need to Stop Bitching at Microsoft For the Tomb Raider Xbox Exclusivity Deal

We Need to Stop Bitching at Microsoft For the Tomb Raider Xbox Exclusivity Deal

Crystal Dynamics’ Rise of the Tomb Raider is, at least temporarily, exclusive to Xbox platforms, and when that deal was announced on stage at Gamescom people were dumbfounded. ...Read More

PS4 and Xbox One Gamescom Predictions and Expectations: Will They Sweep Us Off Our Feet?

PS4 and Xbox One Gamescom Predictions and Expectations: Will They Sweep Us Off Our Feet?

I’m at the airport waiting for my flight to Gamescom, and since it’s going to be a very long wait, I’m going to take advantage of this rare ...Read More

While You Bicker About The Console War, PlayStation and Xbox Executives Party and Have Fun Together

While You Bicker About The Console War, PlayStation and Xbox Executives Party and Have Fun Together

The console war has never been this nasty before. A generation of insults, personal attacks and childish remarks have finally culminated in the next-gen of pettiness and antagonism ...Read More

Xbox’s Games With Gold Finally Competing on Even Ground with PlayStation Plus, and That’s Awesome

Xbox’s Games With Gold Finally Competing on Even Ground with PlayStation Plus, and That’s Awesome

When Microsoft announced the Games With Gold program for Xbox 360 at E3 2013, it was just little short of ridiculous. I clearly remember my reaction and that ...Read More

Sony Needs to Realize that PlayStation Now’s Prices are Ludicrous – Here Is a Reasonable Pricing Model

Sony Needs to Realize that PlayStation Now’s Prices are Ludicrous – Here Is a Reasonable Pricing Model

PlayStation Now is a very cool idea. It was welcomed with enthusiasm by PlayStation fans when it was announced at CES back in February. Unfortunately now the wind ...Read More

My Destiny Beta Impessions – Can We Please Stop Calling Destiny a MMO?

My Destiny Beta Impessions – Can We Please Stop Calling Destiny a MMO?

As the Destiny beta weekend came and went, many players were able to experience the vast and desolate lands of the title, whether for the first time or ...Read More

Rumored WWE 2K15 Roster “Leak” Features CM Punk and Mankind… But Don’t Bo-Lieve It

Rumored WWE 2K15 Roster “Leak” Features CM Punk and Mankind… But Don’t Bo-Lieve It

As the WWE marches into one of its biggest Pay Per View events of the year with the upcoming Summerslam in Los Angeles, the company is also preparing ...Read More

Driveclub and Forza Horizon 2 Should Not Be Compared: They’re Extremely Different Games

Driveclub and Forza Horizon 2 Should Not Be Compared: They’re Extremely Different Games

Comparing games can be fun, and there’s really nothing wrong with it when you pitch against one another two games (or two versions of the same game) that have enough in common to be actually comparable. ...Read More

Why Would I Want to Play as Myself in a Game When I Can Play as Someone Cool Instead?

Why Would I Want to Play as Myself in a Game When I Can Play as Someone Cool Instead?

Video games are a great way to escape from reality. Even more so than movies and books, they provide the best way of stepping outside of our regular ...Read More

In Defense of HD Remastered Games

In Defense of HD Remastered Games

Yup… HD Remasters. While there are many who don’t like the idea of these type of games, I personally love them. You could even say that I’m “part ...Read More

A Love of Games, Not Brands

A Love of Games, Not Brands

My love for video games stems from their unique ability to provide distinctive, anomalous adventures. Their ability to captivate the imagination on both an artistic and inspiring ...Read More

Forget Retail: Destiny Digital Guardian Edition Pre-Order Is The Best Bang For Your Buck

Forget Retail: Destiny Digital Guardian Edition Pre-Order Is The Best Bang For Your Buck

Before this current generation of consoles began, companies throughout the industry made it no secret that they were racing into an all-digital future — some more so ...Read More

Games that Say Something Meaningful About America and its Culture

Games that Say Something Meaningful About America and its Culture

Today is America’s Independence Day. Back in 1776 we told the English to pack their bags and go home. This was our country and no one was going ...Read More

In a (Supposedly) Modern Society, Gay Video Game Characters are Still a Cause for Controversy

In a (Supposedly) Modern Society, Gay Video Game Characters are Still a Cause for Controversy

Bioware recently introduced the world to a character named Dorian who will appear in the upcoming Dragon Age: Inquisition. This character comes from the Tevinter Imperium, which is ...Read More

4chan’s Project Pokémon Sage and Why You Should Be Playing It

4chan’s Project Pokémon Sage and Why You Should Be Playing It

This month I’ve decided to take a little break from my Japanese indie titles editorial series to delve into an excellent and ambitious fan project. Unlike those like ...Read More

What If Disney Bought Capcom?

What If Disney Bought Capcom?

Just last week, Capcom shareholders decided not to renew their takeover defense plan, leaving the company (potentially) open to the possibility of another party buying up ...Read More

Impressions from Nintendo World’s Super Smash Bros. Tournament Viewing Party

Impressions from Nintendo World’s Super Smash Bros. Tournament Viewing Party

Last night I had the privilege of attending a viewing party at Nintendo World for the first ever Super Smash Bros. Invitational @ E3 2014. I’m sure most ...Read More

Impressions from The E3 2014 Press Conferences: Sony

Impressions from The E3 2014 Press Conferences: Sony

E3 2014 concluded its Monday of press conferences and reveals with Sony’s conference, and the PlayStation family proved to deliver with new games and plenty of ...Read More

Impressions from The E3 2014 Press Conferences: EA

Impressions from The E3 2014 Press Conferences: EA

E3 2014 continues this week, as the DualShockers Staff attending the conference break down the big announcements, the surprise reveals, and everything in between in Los Angeles. ...Read More

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