PAX East 2014 Indie Round Up

PAX East 2014 Indie Round Up

Somehow three days isn’t enough to play over 100 games. PAX East always has the coolest games to play and I furiously tried to play them all. While ...Read More

Creating the Perfect Remastered Game: Part Two: Four Games that Should be Remastered

Creating the Perfect Remastered Game: Part Two: Four Games that Should be Remastered

In part one of this editorial, I listed the ways that I would personally like to see developers handle remastered games. Specifically, games that were released ...Read More

Why the Release Windows for Super Smash Bros. 3DS/Wii U Aren’t as Problematic as You Think

Why the Release Windows for Super Smash Bros. 3DS/Wii U Aren’t as Problematic as You Think

Yesterday was an exciting time for Super Smash Bros. fans, as they waited for the Nintendo Direct that would bestow upon them a smorgasbord of new information, footage ...Read More

Creating the Perfect Remastered Game: Part One – Deconstruct, Analyze, Rebuild

Creating the Perfect Remastered Game: Part One – Deconstruct, Analyze, Rebuild

I’ll admit it. I was the guy responsible for there being so many HD remastered games last generation. ...Read More

Does Harry Potter Need The Telltale Treatment?

Does Harry Potter Need The Telltale Treatment?

I think it’s easy to say that most gamers love the Telltale Games. We may be annoyed they haven’t come out in a timely manner and that they’re ...Read More

The Best Japanese Indie Games You’ve Never Played – “Yume Nikki” Edition

The Best Japanese Indie Games You’ve Never Played – “Yume Nikki” Edition

This month’s game is another hidden gem created with RPG Maker. Back in 2004 a Japanese freeware developer, Kikiyama, decided to create an RPG with the sole purpose ...Read More

Oculus Rift

Why Facebook Buying Oculus VR is Not a Bad Thing

Earlier today Facebook announced that they would be purchasing Oculus VR for around $2 billion. Of course the initial reaction ranged from joyful optimism to cynical eye-rolling. ...Read More

Making a Case For Final Fantasy X-2: 1,000 Words And More For Why This Game Deserves More Love

Making a Case For Final Fantasy X-2: 1,000 Words And More For Why This Game Deserves More Love

Ask anyone which of the Final Fantasy X games is superior to the other, and nine times out of ten X will be chosen over X-2. Ask fervent ...Read More

The Last of Video Game Film Adaptations

The Last of Video Game Film Adaptations

Much like the characters in the post-apocalyptic world of The Last of Us, video game-based films just have never been able to catch a break from horror and ...Read More

Gamer Obsession: Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

Gamer Obsession: Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

Although nowadays I’m a bit fed up with them, there was a point in time when I loved prequels. Being a geek, I always wanted to know as ...Read More

The Superman Dilemma, and Which Three DC Heroes Rocksteady Should Make Games Of Instead

The Superman Dilemma, and Which Three DC Heroes Rocksteady Should Make Games Of Instead

Ever since Rocksteady Studios released the highly acclaimed Batman games, Arkham Asylum and Arkham City, people have said that they should do a game based on Superman. On ...Read More

Can These Three Dragon Ball Games Take The Franchise To A New Level?

Can These Three Dragon Ball Games Take The Franchise To A New Level?

Recently I looked at a few reasons the Dragon Ball mega-franchise needed to get itself back on track by offering something truly new and unique for ...Read More

Who Are The Best Russian Videogame Villains?

Who Are The Best Russian Videogame Villains?

If you have been watching the news the last couple of weeks, it seems that our friends in the Motherland are slowly regressing back to their action movie ...Read More

Batman: Arkham Knight Announcement Impressions – New Book, Same Chapter

Batman: Arkham Knight Announcement Impressions – New Book, Same Chapter

One of the worst-kept secrets of 2014 was announced recently: Batman: Arkham Knight. The game is being touted as the finale to the Rocksteady-developed Arkham saga, but not ...Read More

Are Graphics Alone Enough to Make a Video Game Title Truly “Next-Gen”?

Are Graphics Alone Enough to Make a Video Game Title Truly “Next-Gen”?

There’s been a lot and I mean A LOT of talk about what is “next-gen” in this current console cycle. Opinions are polarized and no one can seem ...Read More

Is It Time For The Dragon Ball Z Franchise To Do Something Completely New?

Is It Time For The Dragon Ball Z Franchise To Do Something Completely New?

The Dragon Ball franchise is in a weird state.

As noted in my review on Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z, there’s something about the franchise ...Read More

The Best Japanese Indie Games You’ve Never Played – “Sweet Home” Edition

The Best Japanese Indie Games You’ve Never Played – “Sweet Home” Edition

In the third installment of my segment, I’ll be talking about an obscure Japanese horror game that was developed by Capcom and released for the Famicom in 1989. ...Read More

Looking at the Pros and Cons of an All-Digital Future

Looking at the Pros and Cons of an All-Digital Future

This is a debate that has been raging in the gaming community for some time now. As time goes by, more and more games are being released digitally. ...Read More

The Closure of Irrational Games: Is Now the Time For Game Developers to Organize?

The Closure of Irrational Games: Is Now the Time For Game Developers to Organize?

Forget for a moment your preference of PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, consoles or PC, and think of one thing: at the end ...Read More

Video Game Trends that are Killing Gaming Originality

Video Game Trends that are Killing Gaming Originality

In 2013 alone, 525 video games were released across all platforms and this year it’s expected to be even more with the new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 ...Read More

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