How You Can Solo Destiny’s Nightfall Strike For This Week: Face the Fury of the Hive on Your Own

How You Can Solo Destiny’s Nightfall Strike For This Week: Face the Fury of the Hive on Your Own

This week’s nightfall strike in Destiny is The Summoning Pits on the Moon. Some will tell you that it requires three brave Guardians to complete, but it can ...Read More

My Love/Hate Relationship With Stories in Open World Games

My Love/Hate Relationship With Stories in Open World Games

We’ve discussed linear vs. open world a bunch of times here on DualShockers. Whether it was in editorials we’ve published in the past or episodes of the ShockCast, ...Read More

Driveclub: How to Level Up Insanely Fast and Speed Up Your Race to 50 to Unlock All the Cars

Driveclub: How to Level Up Insanely Fast and Speed Up Your Race to 50 to Unlock All the Cars

Driveclub‘s progression slows down considerably around level 25, and getting to level 50 can be a little time consuming for those that can’t play several hours a day, ...Read More

Bayonetta 2′s “Over-Sexualization” Complaint: A Perfect Example of What’s Wrong with Modern Reviews

Bayonetta 2′s “Over-Sexualization” Complaint: A Perfect Example of What’s Wrong with Modern Reviews

Yesterday the first reviews for the Wii U exclusive Bayonetta 2 were published, and most were extremely positive, with Platinum Games’ latest labor of love soaring with

Driveclub: How To Get that Pesky “Cleanup” Trophy and Pave Your Way to an Easy Platinum

Driveclub: How To Get that Pesky “Cleanup” Trophy and Pave Your Way to an Easy Platinum

Most of Driveclub‘s trophies are easy, especially those dedicated to the main part of the game, which happen to be the only ones required for the Platinum trophy. ...Read More

Driveclub’s AI Analyzed; Is the PS4 Exclusive Racer Really Driven by a Band of Bloodthirsty Killers?

Driveclub’s AI Analyzed; Is the PS4 Exclusive Racer Really Driven by a Band of Bloodthirsty Killers?

Driveclub‘s AI-driven cars have been the target of harsh criticism from quite a few sources. It was defined abysmal, rigid, overly mechanic, abusive, hopelessly ignorant and more in ...Read More

How to Work Around Destiny’s Worst Flaw, Finding a Fireteam for Raids and Heroics Easily

How to Work Around Destiny’s Worst Flaw, Finding a Fireteam for Raids and Heroics Easily

I love Destiny. I really do. I’m actually irremediably addicted to it. Yet, it’s not free from flaws, and one, as I mentioned in my review, ...Read More

Driveclub’s Graphics Look a Ton Better in Motion on PS4 than in Gameplay Screenshots

Driveclub’s Graphics Look a Ton Better in Motion on PS4 than in Gameplay Screenshots

If you follow my news coverage, you probably noticed that I love screenshots. It’s part of the fact that I adore photography in general, and I normally spend ...Read More

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

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