31 Galleries

A Wild PS4 Pro (and PlayStation VR) Appears at Sony’s Brand New Tokyo Showroom’s Grand Opening

Today marks a quite relevant day for Sony fans in Tokyo. After the closure of the manufacturer's main showroom at the historical Sony Building in the upscale Ginza district, the new one has been opened just a ...Read More

on September 24, 2016 5:28 AM
30 Editorials

DualShockers Tokyo Game Show Awards – Final Fantasy XV Dominates the Japanese Stage

Tokyo Game Show just closed the gates on its 2016 edition, and it was a great show. While it was a bit short on groundbreaking announcements, it had a very solid showing, with many games that will ...Read More

on September 18, 2016 3:16 PM
28 Editorials

Vote for DualShockers’ Tokyo Game Show 2016 Readers’ Choice Award

For the very first time at Tokyo Game Show 2016, our DualShockers Awards will include a Reader's Choice award, voted by you, to honor the favorite title among our readers. ...Read More

on September 16, 2016 3:33 PM
9 Editorials

Happy National Video Games Day: The DualShockers Staff Shares Their Favorite Gaming Memories

From the dawn of gaming to today, millions have had the chance to enjoy what video games have had to offer, and that is no clearer than it is today. Whether we played countless hours of Pong  ...Read More

on September 12, 2016 10:00 AM
61 Editorials

Does PlayStation 4 Pro Mark the Beginning of the Age of the Console Upgrade?

With the launch of Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One, it would mark the first time that both console makers would be turning a profit off of hardware early on into the life cycle of their ...Read More

on September 11, 2016 10:32 AM
2 Editorials

Branching Paths: A Charming and Uplifting Documentary on the Japanese Indie Game Scene

Director Anne Ferrero recently released her feature-length documentary Branching Paths: A Journey Through Japan's Indie Game Scene. In the documentary, she takes the viewer on a two year journey through Japan's indie game scene, and gives an ...Read More

on September 3, 2016 2:53 PM
8 Editorials

The Evolution of Batman in Gaming: From Isometric Puzzlers to Open-World Adventures

Ever since he was created in 1939 by Bob Kane and Bill Finger, Batman has become a pop-culture icon with multiple appearances in both TV shows and movies throughout the years. That being said, Batman's popularity has ...Read More

on September 3, 2016 10:57 AM
52 Editorials

DualShockers Gamescom Awards: Rare’s Sea of Thieves Steals the Show

The press days of Gamescom have come to an end yesterday, and for now we only shared a fraction of the many, many games we saw. With only two public days left, it's time to name our ...Read More

on August 20, 2016 8:46 AM
21 Editorials

The State of Marvel’s Video Games: Is Their Potential Being Squandered?

Despite whatever video game I may be playing at the moment, there’s a few (off the top of my head) that I always find myself returning to for one reason or another: Final Fantasy XI, Mirror’s Edge, ...Read More

on August 3, 2016 11:59 AM
9 Interviews

No Man’s Sky Interview: Making Music for an Infinite Universe with 65daysofstatic’s Joe Shrewsbury

For nearly three years, Hello Games' ambitious space exploration game No Man's Sky has been one of the most anticipated titles coming to both the PS4 and PC for the coming year, and for plenty of good ...Read More

on July 21, 2016 11:00 AM
3 Editorials

What’s New in Video Game Collecting: The Last Guardian, Star Ocean, Shiren the Wanderer and Zero Time Dilemma

Do you still buy physical copies of games? Does the inclusion of a full color manual bring you an unusual amount of satisfaction? Do you enjoy transforming your living space into a colorful testament to the medium ...Read More

on July 18, 2016 11:00 AM
23 Editorials

Remakes, Remasters, and HD Collections by the Numbers; How Prominent are They in Gaming?

A question that is often asked is why are there so many remasters happening? Whether it be an HD version of an older game, a remake, or a remaster of an already released PlayStation 3/Xbox 360 game, ...Read More

on July 16, 2016 12:00 PM
63 Editorials

The State of the PlayStation Vita is Strong

At this time, I would like to address Andrew House, Shuhei Yoshida, Gio Corsi, and the rest of my fellow PlayStation Vita owners. This is the fourth year of the PlayStation Vita's lifespan: some would maybe lead ...Read More

on July 12, 2016 11:00 AM
10 Editorials

Late to the Game: Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne

“Late to the Game” is our editorial series looking back at classic titles through today’s lens, and reflecting on their influence and legacy from the perspective of those playing them for the first time. ...Read More

on July 10, 2016 12:00 PM
28 Editorials

Xbox One Summer Update: Check Out Cortana and the New Features in Preview in Action

The first batch of features of the Xbox One summer update is currently being tested by preview members, but if you're not part of the program, you might want to see what they look like. ...Read More

on June 26, 2016 7:45 AM
52 Editorials

The Last Reveal of PS4 Exclusive Deep Down Was Exactly A Year and a Half Ago; the Silence Continues

Today is June 25th, and it marks exactly a year and a half since Christmas 2014, when Capcom's team surprised everyone by revealing the newest batch of screenshots of its upcoming PS4 exclusive Deep Down. ...Read More

on June 25, 2016 5:31 PM
34 Editorials

Dads of War: How Fatherhood is Moving Kratos and Marcus’ Stories to Exciting New Directions

For over a decade, gamers have gotten to know God of War's Kratos as a vengeful demigod on a rampant journey of destruction and revenge. Likewise, Gears of War's Marcus Fenix has led the charge for humanity's ...Read More

on June 22, 2016 1:07 PM
20 Editorials

I Never Realized How Similar Final Fantasy XV’s World Is to Ours Until I Saw Brotherhood’s Episode 2

By now, we have seen a lot of Final Fantasy XV, but we have mostly been shown either natural environments or the more ornate, fantasy-ish parts of the game world's urban areas. ...Read More

on June 18, 2016 11:09 AM
2 Editorials

DualShockers Weekly: Check Out The Most Popular News Stories Between June 5th and June 11th

Happy Sunday everybody! We wish you a very nice weekend and hope you are as hyped as we are with E3 2016 kicking today. If you are getting into this E3 mood and wish to watch ...Read More

on June 12, 2016 6:38 AM
10 Editorials

What’s New in Video Game Collecting: Odin Sphere Leifthrasir’s Story Book, Star Ocean, and Persona 5

Fans of video game collecting have quite a handful of releases to be aware of for the month of June. One in particular that I am excited about is Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness. Like all recent ...Read More

on June 10, 2016 9:54 AM
26 Editorials

Overwatch is What I Want from Microtransactions in Console Games

With Blizzard Entertainment's long-awaited Overwatch, the studio's first new IP in nearly two decades, many fans of the studio's previous titles (such as StarCraftDiablo, and Warcraft, to name a few) have been swept up by the ...Read More

on June 9, 2016 1:00 PM
46 Editorials

Crash Bandicoot on PS4? Hold Your Horses: You Won’t Learn it from a Swiss Retailer

Once in a while, you see gaming outlets reporting about alleged leaks of this or that "dream game" by obscure retailers from countries like Switzerland, the Netherlands, Sweden and more. Today we saw just the latest of ...Read More

on June 2, 2016 2:43 PM
2 Editorials

DualShockers Weekly: Check Out The Most Popular News Stories Between May 22nd and May 28th

Happy Sunday everybody! We hope you are enjoying your Memorial Day Weekend and taking some nice time to play your favorite games! ...Read More

on May 29, 2016 1:57 PM
374 Editorials

PS4 Neo, Xbox One “Scorpio” and My Possibly Irrational Fear of an Escalation

The rumors about the PS4 Neo or PS4K, and the Xbox One "Scorpio" or Xbox One-Two (however you want to call them) seem to be pretty solid, at least in terms of their existence. With the mobile ...Read More

on May 28, 2016 10:01 AM
116 Editorials

While Nintendo and Square Enix Cover Up Heroines with Shorts; Valkyria Devs Pledge to Remove Them

Today Sega announced the results of the survey that gathered feedback from Valkyria: Azure Revolution for PS4, and there were a lot of interesting changes listed, that should make for a more fluid game, closer to the ...Read More

on May 26, 2016 4:20 PM
12 Editorials

A Beginner’s Guide to Overwatch

As a multiplayer title that spans across the globe with a cast of over 20 wildly different characters, developer Blizzard Entertainment's upcoming title Overwatch is the studio's first major new IP in quite some time, and as ...Read More

on May 24, 2016 10:00 AM
22 Editorials

Here Is What Gran Turismo Sport Would Feel Like if it Had Driveclub’s Roaring Engine Sounds

With the reveal of GT Sport, many seem to have taken issue with the demo's engine sounds, which appear to be a little tame. ...Read More

on May 23, 2016 6:14 AM
0 Editorials

DualShockers Weekly: Check Out The Most Popular News Stories Between May 15th and May 21st

Happy weekend everybody! Welcome, and thank you for reading my DualShockers Weekly column.

What was your gaming week like? As far as I'm concerned, I have to admit the newly released Valkyria Chronicles Remastered  on PS4 took ...Read More

on May 22, 2016 1:09 PM
116 Editorials

Gran Turismo Sport’s Graphics Are Fine, But they Shouldn’t Be the Focus

Yesterday Sony Interactive Entertainment unveiled GT Sport, or Gran Turismo Sport (however you want to call it), but the reveal has been met with negativity by a vocal percentage of those who saw it. ...Read More

on May 20, 2016 4:41 PM
0 Editorials

DualShockers Weekly: Check Out The Most Popular News Stories Between May 8th and May 14th

Happy weekend to all of you, and thank you for reading my DualShockers Weekly column! ...Read More

on May 15, 2016 1:05 PM