1 Podcasts

ShockCast: Episode 21 – Red Dead Redemption 2 & Open-World Games

Gaming is truly the Wild West...but few Wild Wests compare to Red Dead Redemption. ...Read More

on October 21, 2016 3:12 PM
58 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
58 Featured

Red Dead Redemption 2 Finally Revealed in First Trailer: Brief but Awesome

Today Rockstar Games finally revealed the first trailer of Red Dead Redemption 2, that will be released for PS4 and Xbox One in the fall of 2017. ...Read More

on October 20, 2016 10:55 AM
198 Featured

Nintendo NX Finally Revealed with Preview Trailer, Officially Named “Nintendo Switch”

Nintendo has certainly taken its sweet time in revealing the NX, but at least today we have a chance to know a bit more about the upcoming console, which has now been renamed "Nintendo Switch." ...Read More

on October 20, 2016 9:58 AM
1 Reviews

Pirate Pop Plus Review — Game Boy Goodness

Ever since Cave Story and Mega Man 9 and 10 brought retro games back into the spotlight, a whole new wave of indie developers have had aspirations to create a game of their own in that NES-esque ...Read More

on October 19, 2016 9:00 AM
26 Featured

Editor’s Review Guide to PlayStation VR Games and Applications

The PlayStation VR has finally hit the market and with it dozens of games, experiences and everything in between. Along with the PlayStation VR headset, DualShockers has tried out as many games as we could get our ...Read More

on October 18, 2016 4:34 PM
8 Reviews

Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure Review — A Frighteningly Good Time

Sometimes wonderful things come in small packages. A great example of this is Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure. Launching as an eShop exclusive at a budget price point and without much fanfare, one could be forgiven for ...Read More

on October 18, 2016 12:50 PM
6 Interviews

Exist Archive Mini-Interview – Director Talks Premise, Development, and Possible Sequel

In April Aksys Games announced that they will be localizing the Spike Chunsoft and Tri ace developed RPG Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky in the west. Not only does the title draw interest ...Read More

on October 15, 2016 9:10 AM
0 Podcasts

ShockCast: Episode 20 – PlayStation VR, Gears of War 4, & NYCC

The ShockCast is coming to you live: in virtual reality! Not really, but it definitely felt that way. ...Read More

on October 14, 2016 11:07 AM
0 Reviews

Shu Review — Cut and Dried Platforming

Shu is one of the most pure-cut platforming titles I've played this generation – a feat that is both the game's biggest strength and weakness. The first console game crafted by the people over at Coatsink, the ...Read More

on October 13, 2016 9:18 AM
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
9 Reviews

Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky Review — Right Side Up

Loving an unpopular series can be painful. Valkyrie Profile fans know this as well as anyone. With just two main games, a spin-off, a remake and, most recently, a phone game, the series has become more of ...Read More

on October 11, 2016 12:18 AM
16 Interviews

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Interview: CM Talks New Features, PS4 Pro Support and PlayStation VR

Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration comes out tomorrow, finally bringing the game to PS4 users worldwide, and DualShockers had a chat with Senior Community Manager Meagan Marie about the game. ...Read More

on October 10, 2016 3:14 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
5 Galleries

DualShockers at New York Comic Con 2016: Check Out Our Photos from the Show

Each fall, fans of media and entertainment gather from around the world to celebrate the geeky things we love. Be it comic books, movies, TV, and yes, even video games, the annual New York Comic Con is ...Read More

on October 8, 2016 10:52 PM
3 Interviews

Nioh Interview: Director Talks Story, Gameplay, Beta Takeaways and Differences with Dark Souls

Recently at TGS 2016, Koei Tecmo revealed that Team Ninja's Nioh will be getting a worldwide release on February 9 for PlayStation 4. The game is making a name for itself for having brutally difficult-however rewarding-combat. ...Read More

on October 8, 2016 12:35 PM
3 Interviews

Dishonored 2 Interview: Director Talks Corvo, Emily, Endings, Morality, Platforms and More

Dishonored 2 is almost around the corner, coming out for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on November 11th, and to get more color on the game, DualShockers had a chat with Co-Creative Director Harvey Smith. ...Read More

on October 8, 2016 12:16 PM
1 Previews

Dishonored 2 Preview: The Art of the Kill

More than most genres, stealth action games are about precision, patience, and the right opportunity to strike your enemies from above. From classics like Splinter Cell and Metal Gear Solid to more recent favorites like the Batman: ...Read More

on October 8, 2016 9:16 AM
18 Interviews

Root Letter Interview: Director Talks Creating a Japanese Game With a Local Flavor and Much More

Kadokawa Games' Root Letter (√Letter) is one of the most peculiar games coming out in the next few weeks. Set in Shimane Prefecture, a part of Japan that isn't all that well known even among the Japanese, ...Read More

on October 7, 2016 8:09 AM
34 Interviews

Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash Interview: Producer Talks PS4, Fanservice, VR Features and Much More

Yesterday, Marvelous Entertainment officially announced announced Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash,that will be released in Japan on March 16th, 2017. ...Read More

on October 6, 2016 7:39 AM
39 Reviews

Gears of War 4 Review — All Geared Up

From its debut in 2006 as one of the marquee titles on the Xbox 360, Gears of War brought along with it many "firsts" for its generation. As time has passed, the series has become one of ...Read More

on October 6, 2016 2:56 AM
3 Interviews

Yomawari: Night Alone Interview: Director Talks about Gameplay, Horror, Setting and More

Yomawari: Night Alone is a unique horror game featuring a little girl in search of her sister. The game puts players in the setting the of a traditional Japanese town overrun by monsters. ...Read More

on October 5, 2016 2:00 PM
3 Reviews

Paper Mario: Color Splash Review — A Colorful Display

Paper Mario: Color Splash isn't the Paper Mario sequel I wanted, but I would be lying if I said it wasn't a ton of fun. Filled to the brim with a cast of colorful characters, dad puns, ...Read More

on October 5, 2016 11:02 AM
7 Reviews

XCOM 2 Review — Welcome Back Commander

XCOM 2 is a good console port of a great sequel to one of the best strategy games to release in recent history. Switching from defense to offense makes this a sequel that improves upon and subverts ...Read More

on October 4, 2016 11:00 AM
47 Reviews

Dragon Quest Builders Review — Endless Hours of Adventure and Creation

So I’ll admit it; I assumed Dragon Quest Builders was your basic Minecraft clone hoping to bank off the success of the genre. I was hesitant to review it since I don't even like those types of ...Read More

on October 4, 2016 8:55 AM
5 Reviews

Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity Review — Curiouser and Curiouser

After diving head first into the Danmaku (bullet hell) storm that is the Touhou universe, I feel like I’m starting to understand its world and characters more and more. Each of these fan made games creatively presents  ...Read More

on October 3, 2016 3:36 PM
4 Reviews

Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 Review — Another Shockingly Good Time

The Azure Striker Gunvolt series is certainly establishing itself as one of the next big 2D platforming franchises. Following a very successful first game and a cool crossover with Mighty No. 9, and an upcoming Original Video ...Read More

on October 3, 2016 1:15 PM
1 Reviews

Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters: Daybreak Special Gigs Review — Big Trouble in Little Tokyo

Innovation is a coveted component in the entire entertainment industry, no less video games. Yet as we have seen, fun is not a guaranteed byproduct of innovation. In its commitment to doing something original, a game may ...Read More

on October 3, 2016 12:24 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