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

Review: Dance Central Spotlight – Twerking on a Budget

Review: Dance Central Spotlight – Twerking on a Budget

Harmonix is trying something new with Dance Central Spotlight by taking the “less is more” approach. You won’t be time-traveling to solve dance crimes like you did in ...Read More

Review: Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments – Fantastic Sleuthing Carries Flawed Gameplay

Review: Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments – Fantastic Sleuthing Carries Flawed Gameplay

At its best, Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments near perfectly encapsulates the feel of playing as a great detective, as well as of gathering evidence and using it ...Read More

Review: Arcana Heart 3 LOVE MAX!!!!! – A Fun All-Female Fighting Game

Review: Arcana Heart 3 LOVE MAX!!!!! – A Fun All-Female Fighting Game

Arcana Heart 3 Love Max is the expansion to the latest installment in the popular Japanese 2D all-female arcade fighting game series from developer Examu. Just like its ...Read More

Review: D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – Murder Done Strange

Review: D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – Murder Done Strange

Come for the weirdness, stay for the clam chowder. I knew D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die was going to be a contender for weirdest game of the year ...Read More

Hands-On Preview: Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell – Once Upon a Time

Hands-On Preview: Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell – Once Upon a Time

Saints Row has been, by far, one of my favorite ongoing sandbox series for the past generation of game development. Starting way back with the first Saints Row ...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

Review: Super Smash Bros. for 3DS – Settle It In Smash

Review: Super Smash Bros. for 3DS – Settle It In Smash

Coming from its initial debut in 1999 on the N64, Super Smash Bros. has come an amazingly long way. After launching with 12 initial characters from Nintendo’s favorite ...Read More

Naughty Dog Artist Talks About Working at the Studio, PS4, and How Uncharted 4 Will Blow Your Socks Off

Naughty Dog Artist Talks About Working at the Studio, PS4, and How Uncharted 4 Will Blow Your Socks Off

Back in July we introduced the lovely work of Andrew Maximov, one of the newest artists hired at Naughty Dog, and currently working on Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. ...Read More

Review: Hyrule Warriors – Not a Zelda Game But Still Enjoyable

Review: Hyrule Warriors – Not a Zelda Game But Still Enjoyable

When Hyrule Warriors was first revealed to be a Dynasty Warriors game, many Zelda fans were enraged while I honestly welcomed the idea. Like many people out there ...Read More

Giveaway: Win a Sol Republic Deck Wireless Speaker from DualShockers

Giveaway: Win a Sol Republic Deck Wireless Speaker from DualShockers

DualShockers is teaming up with Lockerdome and Sol Republic to giveaway a Deck Wireless Speaker. The giveaway will go live on September 26th at 12:00PM EST and it ...Read More

Review: Forza Horizon 2 – The First Next-Gen Racer Proves that Xbox One’s Cloud Can Be Awesome

Review: Forza Horizon 2 – The First Next-Gen Racer Proves that Xbox One’s Cloud Can Be Awesome

Before we move on to the review, here’s a rather relevant disclaimer: While the game is also available on Xbox 360, the old-gen version is made with a ...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

Tokyo Game Show 2014: a 100 Minute-Long First Person Tour of the Craziest Gaming Show of the Year

Tokyo Game Show 2014: a 100 Minute-Long First Person Tour of the Craziest Gaming Show of the Year

Tokyo Game Show is probably the craziest and most colorful gaming event of the year, but unfortunately is also the most inaccessible for western gamers due to its ...Read More

PS4 Remote Play on Xperia Z3 Is Actually Better than on PS Vita – The Button Paradox

PS4 Remote Play on Xperia Z3 Is Actually Better than on PS Vita – The Button Paradox

At Tokyo Game Show the Xperia booth had a bunch of demo stations featuring PS4 remote play on Xperia Z3 smartphones, and I had a chance to give it a try. ...Read More

Review: Fairy Fencer F – A Flawed But Fun Fairy Tale

Review: Fairy Fencer F – A Flawed But Fun Fairy Tale

Fairy Fencer F is the latest in a string of PS3 exclusive RPGs to come out of Japan. The Hyperdimension Neptunia and Record of Agarest War developer Compile ...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

Xbox Japan GM: Many More Japanese Games Coming to Xbox One; Customers Satisfied with the Console

Xbox Japan GM: Many More Japanese Games Coming to Xbox One; Customers Satisfied with the Console

The launch of the Xbox One in Japan has come and gone, but Microsoft definitely isn’t done promoting the console in the archipelago of the raising sun. ...Read More

Insta-Forum: What Do You Think About Destiny So Far?

Insta-Forum: What Do You Think About Destiny So Far?

Welcome (Guardians) to the latest edition of the DualShockers insta-forum where we ask our community topical questions about what’s going on in the gaming world. We want to know what you, the readers, think! ...Read More

Check Out the Beautiful Final Fantasy XIV Cafe in Tokyo With a Comment by Naoki Yoshida

Check Out the Beautiful Final Fantasy XIV Cafe in Tokyo With a Comment by Naoki Yoshida

A litte while ago, Square Enix opened the Eorzea Cafe, in Akihabara, Tokyo, and today I had a chance to give the place and its Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn-themed dishes and drinks a spin. ...Read More

Preview: Battleborn – One Part Borderlands, Two Parts Everything Else

Preview: Battleborn – One Part Borderlands, Two Parts Everything Else

Last week, DualShockers was invited to check out Battleborn — a new IP from Borderlands series developer Gearbox Software. It was an eyes-on only affair as the build ...Read More

Interview: Battleborn Creative Director Randy Varnell Introduces Us to Gearbox’s Latest IP

Interview: Battleborn Creative Director Randy Varnell Introduces Us to Gearbox’s Latest IP

Battleborn is the newest IP to come out of Gearbox Software. Last week, we had the opportunity to catch up with the game’s creative director Randy Varnell to ...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

Review: Destiny – A Shipload of Space Fun Came from the Moon

Review: Destiny – A Shipload of Space Fun Came from the Moon

Destiny has been a long time coming, and now that it’s finally in our hands, its arrival is heralded with the excess luggage of its extreme hype. It’s ...Read More

Review: Risen 3: Titan Lords – Shallow Waters

Review: Risen 3: Titan Lords – Shallow Waters

Risen 3: Titan Lords is Piranha Bytes’ latest RPG epic that turns you into a no-nonsense swashbuckler seeking personal vengeance against the demonic denizens of darkness that took ...Read More

Review: Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call – A Musical Fantasy

Review: Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call – A Musical Fantasy

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call is the sequel to the rhythm action game Theatrhythm Final Fantasy for the Nintendo 3DS. Just like its predecessor, Curtain Call is a ...Read More

Hands-On Preview: Super Smash Bros. 3DS – Pocket Nostalgia

Hands-On Preview: Super Smash Bros. 3DS – Pocket Nostalgia

Super Smash Bros. has always been a series that has held a certain warm, cherished place in my heart. I can remember vividly renting the original for my ...Read More

Hands-On Preview: Evolve – Kraken the Whip

Hands-On Preview: Evolve – Kraken the Whip

My expectations for Evolve have been incredibly high. Since seeing it in action at PAX East, but not being able to get my hands on it, I’ve been ...Read More

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