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It's not too late to go back...
Super Motherload was supposed to be my “tester” experience -- the first game that I booted up on my PlayStation 4 to get a feel for the system. I planned to take a few minutes to acquaint myself with the control... read feature

A cold, jaded lady
Warning: Minor plot/theme spoilers  BioShock Infinite - Burial at Sea: Episode 1 ends on an interesting note to say the least, and I'm curious to see what is in store for the next episode. When it was announced, Burial a... read feature

All assets have been redone, breathing in new life to Rapture
Warning: minor plot spoilers I swore hand over heart that I would not spoil the resolution of Burial at Sea, so that will remain a mystery until the rest of you fine citizens get to enjoy it before the holidays. However, to g... read feature

Returning to Rapture on the eve of its downfall
Irrational Games, and Ken Levine in particular, have been known for creating games with innovative narratives and unique gameplay. BioShock Infinite is no different, and we expect the same for the remaining downloadable cont... read feature

BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea set on the eve of Rapture's downfall
Irrational Games revealed the intentions for their remaining BioShock Infinite downloadable content plans to follow up the Clash in the Clouds DLC: Burial at Sea, a Booker and Elizabeth tale set on the eve of Rapture's down... read feature

Clash in the Clouds is an arena-based combat game
We're here folks! Breathe that big ol' sigh of relief because by midday you'll see BioShock Infinite's first piece of downloadable content, Clash in the Clouds, available for download on the PC through Steam. Clash in the C... read feature

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments looks sweet


Demo puts LA Noire to shame
Jun 15
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments is the seventh installment in the Sherlock Holmes series from Frogwares development studio, and so far it's looking pretty stellar. Crimes and Punishments holds many firsts for the seri... read

It's Deadfall Adventures Time!


Aztecbraic!
Jun 15
UPDATE: Deadfall Adventures will be $39.99 on PC and $49.99 on X360, not $60. Deadfall Adventures may seem like an Indiana Jones or Uncharted rip-off, however the game is doing the exact opposite: it is engrained in the ... read

Contrast lights the way to fun platforming


And a has a cool setting to boot!
Jun 14
Contrast is hands down the most unique game I played at E3. It's rare to find a game that melds adult themes with the whimsical storytelling mechanics of a child's mind. Blended with interesting puzzle platforming, Contrast is surely going to spark some interest when it arrives. read
I have no objections
I'm a big fan of the Ace Attorney series but fell off the wagon somewhere between the Apollo Justice and Miles Edgeworth games, so it's exciting to see that Phoenix is making a comeback in Dual Destinies. The game takes place... read feature

Magrunner

Magrunner: Dark Pulse looks really darn cool


Magnets, how do they work?
Jun 13
Magrunner: Dark Pulse is a game that you may brush off as a Portal imitator at first - but I urge you not to do so. After playing through some levels on the E3 show floor, Magrunner has caught my attention not just with its delightful puzzle-solving mechanics but through the world and story itself. read
XSEED

Rune Factory 4 is pleasantly complex


'Harvest Moon on steroids'
Jun 12
Attending E3 has given me the chance to try out some games I normally wouldn't think of picking up - Rune Factory 4 being one of them. I always considered the Rune Factory series to be a Harvest Moon imitator until I gave it ... read
A delightfully addicting CCG
Might & Magic: Duel of Champions is yet another contender in this year of our collectible card game lords, 2013. CCGs are being released in droves this year and with most of them running on the free-to-play model, competi... read feature

Planeswalkers

Magic 2014 Duels of the Planeswalkers to have sealed play


Yayayayaaaaay!!
May 08
[Update: Further details on the sealed play mode and potential cost can be found here. It sounds like players will not need to pay for booster packs, rather the game will come with two sealed deck slots in which you can edit ... read
Zynga

Impressions: Zynga's mobile card game War of the Fallen


Simple and accessible, Zynga may be winning yet
Apr 15
Zynga has just released their latest social game endeavor War of the Fallen for iOS, with Android soon to follow. This new card battle game steps up to the plate with hopes of introducing casual game players to the world of c... read
Magic: The Gathering

Magic 2014: Duels of the Planeswalkers sneak peek


This summer Chandra is kicking ass and taking names
Mar 25
Wizards of the Coast has announced the return of its Magic: Duels of the Planeswalkers game series this summer. In addition to the usual platforms (iOS, PC, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network), the game is also being relea... read
Heroes of Warcraft

PAX: Hands-on with Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft


Easy to pick up, engaging for all
Mar 24
Being a huge Magic: The Gathering fan, I was super excited for Blizzard's Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft announcement on Friday. However, I was a bit wary on how they would approach the game. Collectible card games... read
Toki Tori 2

PAX: Singin' and stompin' with Toki Tori 2


The little yellow chicken that could!
Mar 23
I love puzzle adventure games, so I couldn't pass up the chance to play Toki Tori 2 on the PAX show floor. What's not to love about an adorable yellow bird tromping around a brightly animated forest? I got a hands-on with Two... read

Videogamer: The Film Seeks Funding


Bringing you closer to the games you love
Mar 22
"Through our numbers we can get the world talking about innovation. The gaming industry revolution is now." Videogamer: The Film is a neat little project with a huge undertaking -- a full-length film which pulls back the... read

PAX: Details on Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft


Collectible card game, ho!
Mar 22
Blizzard has announced new details regarding its free-to-play collectible strategy card game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. To start, there will be over 300 cards in the game. Players can unlock cards by purchasing or... read
Romance is just a game away!
Valentine's Day isn't always about getting taken out to dinner and receiving fancy treats and trinkets. Okay, well maybe it is, but who's to say that you can't get a little gaming on the side? Consider spending some quality time with your boyfriend by reeling him into the following co-op games. If he resists, consider your future with him wisely... read feature

Double the fine, double the fun
Hey, Television! Check out Double Fine’s latest game for Xbox Live Arcade: Kinect Party. In fun-loving Double Fine fashion, it was released for free upon launch in mid-December until the New Year. For those of you who d... read feature

Found: puzzle game!
I first came across Lost Marbles at the Boston Festival of Indie Games this past September. As I walked past Binary Takeover’s booth, I couldn't help but stare at the bright ambiance emitting from the screen and the fun... read feature

MoMA Collects 14 Video Games for Exhibition


Rolls them up into their Katamari
Nov 29
Paola Antonelli of the New York Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has announced today that the museum will be exhibiting 14 video games as part of its Architecture and Design collection starting in March 2013. In addition to exhibi... read

Tower defense games are somewhat an addiction of mine; instinctively strategic yet part determination and endurance, these titles have always delighted and frustrated the wits out of me. Lately, there’s been a surge ... read feature


With two predecessors in its wake, Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 is the third installment to hit Xbox Live Arcade, iPad, Steam, and the PlayStation Network. The DotP series has generally been known fo... read feature


This weekend I got a sneak peak at two MMORPGs that Perfect World is currently publishing – RaiderZ (MAIET Entertainment) and Neverwinter (Cryptic Studios). We started off with some RaiderZ (pronounced Raiders), a free-... read feature

PAX: Relieving stress with Bloodforge


Apr 08
I got some hands-on experience with Microsoft Studios’ Bloodforge today on the floor at PAX East and boy did I unload some stress. After days of walking around in circles, chatting with a thousand people, and eating ove... read

PAX: BioWare announces details for Mass Effect 3 DLC


Apr 06
BioWare has announced more details surrounding their ME3: Extended Cut and ME3: Resurgence DLC slated to come out later this summer. At the PAX East panel today, the development team went into a bit of detail regard... read

PAX: Super MNC is super improved


Apr 06
I’m a hard person to please when it comes to Monday Night Combat. After logging countless hours on the XBLA version, playing the Super MNC beta at first had been...lacking. However, after my hands-on session at PAX Eas... read

Chris Melissinos talks about Art of Video Games exhibit


Feb 25
Chris Melissinos, technology figurehead and guest curator of the Smithsonian's Art of Video Games exhibit, shares an enlightening perspective about what makes games an art form.  In this short video, Chris describes thr... read

Tune in to MLG's StarCraft II Winter Arena this weekend


Feb 23
Major League Gaming (or MLG for short) is hosting its first-ever Winter StarCraft II event this weekend, February 24-26 in New York City. The event will feature 32 StarCraft players from across the world, including Nestea, Id... read






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