1 Editorials

République and the Potential of Fixed Cameras in Modern Games

Nowadays, many players take camera control in games for granted. Being able to directly influence where you can move the camera helps stabilize player control and lets the player choose what they want to see. For a ...Read More

on October 24, 2016 11:00 AM
6 Editorials

Returning to the Wild West: A Closer Look at Red Dead Redemption 2’s First Trailer

Originally released in 2010, Rockstar Games' Western revival Red Dead Redemption holds a special place in my heart - and in the hearts of many other fans like me. That's why with this week's reveal of its ...Read More

on October 23, 2016 3:37 PM
68 Editorials

From the NX to Nintendo Switch: DualShockers Staff Reacts to Nintendo’s New Console

In just one day, Nintendo laid to rest many months of rumors, speculation, and more regarding its long-anticipated "NX" -- now called the Nintendo Switch -- as the company's next successor in its hardware line. After dropping ...Read More

on October 21, 2016 2:48 PM
11 Editorials

HBO’s Westworld and How it Adapts Video Games for Television

Since gaming was in its infancy, one of the biggest allures of video games has been their power to immerse players inside of a world. From the early days of PongSuper Mario Bros., and more, ...Read More

on October 12, 2016 11:45 AM
18 Editorials

Want to Try MU Legend’s Closed Beta? Here Are 10,000 Codes For You!

Webzen is preparing to launch the western closed beta of MU Legend, successor of MU Online, that among others spearheaded the MMORPG genre in Korea. ...Read More

on October 11, 2016 12:41 PM
121 Editorials

30 FPS vs 60 FPS: Both Options Are Perfectly Fine, but they Are Situational

The issue of frame rate comes up periodically in the gaming community, with camps mostly split between 30 and 60 frames per second. Yet, it's a much more complex dilemma than what many tend to imagine. ...Read More

on October 9, 2016 1:55 PM
4 Editorials

The Evolution of Superman in Gaming: A Tumultuous Path for the Man of Steel

Superman - everyone knows him. That alien from Krypton has truly left an impact on the world since his creation by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1938. Being that big of an icon, Superman found his ...Read More

on October 3, 2016 11:00 AM
8 Galleries

Visit with Us the Brand New Final Fantasy XV-Focused Square Enix Cafe in Akihabara, Tokyo

Tomorrow Square Enix will open a new themed cafe right in front of Tokyo's super-popular electronics store Yodobashi Camera Akihabara, showcasing its range of games and merchandise. ...Read More

on September 30, 2016 7:04 AM
32 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