If we go by seasons, Star Trek Online has been the longest-running Star Trek-branded property of all, with the game's Season 10: The Iconian War update having gone live just this week. Of course, that's a bit of a cheat... read
The Chinese can take gaming very seriously. So seriously in fact that they have created an entire industry revolved around keeping lonely gamers happy while grinding away in their virtual wastelands.
While in places like Amer... read
Dosh! Grab it while it's hot! It's been a good while since the release of the original Killing Floor back in 2008. Over the years, its been sitting on the Steam best-sellers list for quite some time, and built a loyal and dedicated following. While hoard-... read feature
I'm quite a fan of old-school action shoot-'em-ups. Back in the day, I used to venture off to an arcade at my local pizza place and just chill out. With particular titles like Ikari Warriors, Smash TV, and Commando focusing o... read
Okay, I admit: sometimes I do wish I were black. However, that desire never translated into the virtual gaming space because, I don't know, I guess I felt it didn't really represent me?
Well, thanks to the recent Grand Theft ... read
Rule 1: Don't be a dick The folks at Splash Damage have been busy over the last two years. Since the release of Brink and a stint on Batman: Arkham Origins' multiplayer, they figured it was time to return to their roots with a heavy focus on PC... read feature
Ah, time travel. It's a staple of science fiction, and Star Trek has played host to more than a few yarns about tripping the light chronologic. Thus it's not unusual to see a few time-travel quests lodged into MMORPG Star Tre... read
Invites for beta on March 31 Where were you when that debut trailer for StarCraft II popped up online? It made its announcement all the way back in 2007 at the Blizzard Worldwide Invitational in South Korea. Much has changed since then. With the release ... read feature
Grown men who feel connected with female ponies from a cartoon aimed at young girls are currently celebrating and throwing money at their TV screens as five My Little Pony avatars are now available for the PlayStation 3 ... read
PS4 owners resisting the siren song of PS Plus can partake in free online multiplayer from Friday, March 20 at 12:01am Pacific through Sunday, March 22 at 11:59pm Pacific in North America.
That's the beginning and end of this news story, but how 'bout that face-stretching header image?
King Star King, everybody.
Free Online Multiplayer This Weekend for All PS4 Players [PlayStation Blog] read
Heeeerrre's Johnny! It's been less than a year since its reveal, and we're already rapidly approaching the release of Mortal Kombat X. After its predecessor essentially rebooted the franchise with a return to 2D-style combat, many fans got a new... read feature
Leonard Nimoy passed away last week. Though his legacy is broad and varied, most people know him best as Spock, Star Trek's most recognizable Vulcan. The same goes for the MMORPG Star Trek Online, as developer Cryptic Studios... read
Warhammer: Apocalypse Edition I've long been an admirer of the Warhammer franchise. While a lot of people seem to put more of their attention towards the 40K universe, the high-fantasy setting of the former is so rich and features such... read feature
PlayStation Plus, what with its 11 million users, was an effective long con when it comes to making people feel okay with not-so-suddenly having to fork over cash for multiplayer privileges ("I'm already subscribed anyway..."... read
Here comes the fuzz It's not too often we see a major publisher humbled. With the announcement of Battlefield Hardline last year, EA and Visceral Games were ready to release another entry in the epic and grandiose Battlefield series. But soon af... read feature
So, three years ago you thought you were super cool. You signed up for Minecraft and the account ChickKisser69 was available. Everyone was going to love you. A few years have passed, and amazingly you have decided you no... read
Next week is looking to be a pretty exciting time for gaming. With The Game Awards showing off world premieres of upcoming titles, and the PlayStation Experience doing the same, it's definitely going to be a busy and eventful... read
Make way for the villain Being the bad guy has its perks. With an entire force of orcs, goblins, and other nasty creatures at your bidding, more gold you can count, and a near infinite supply of dark magic at your disposal -- it seems like you've got... read feature
In this developer diary for Killing Floor 2, Tripwire Interactive creative director William Munk and fellow staff members take us on a viscera-spattered, guided tour through the game's Massive Evisceration and Trauma system;... read
Super Smash Bros. for the 3DS is finally here! If you're as excited as I am, then, well, you're probably pretty damn excited!
Also, if you're anything like me, you'll be looking for other people to play Smash onl... read
Weekends sure are good at going by too quickly. It's only Monday morning and I'm already wishing it were the end of the week. Sony isn't helping, either -- its unlocking online multiplayer for PlayStation 4 owners who aren't ... read
I know, I might be the only remaining person who cares, but Borderlands (that is, the original 2009 title) is now playable online on PC again.
I recently got a few of my friends into the series via Borderlands 2, and some of ... read
Is Peach your main in Smash Bros.? Well in Japan, she appears to be encountering an issue while playing online -- she's getting banned constantly. Multiple Japanese players are reporting that they are getting 24 hour bans for... read
CEO of Atari talks lessons learned and getting the series back on track Back at gamescom, Atari announced RollerCoaster Tycoon World, a new installment to the much-loved amusement park series. However, after a 10-year series hiatus from the PC and the debut of the polarizing RollerCoaster Tycoon ... read feature
[Update: Sony has issued an update on the outage: "Network update: our engineers are aware of the issues and are working to resolve them. We'll keep you posted - sorry for the inconvenience."]
Earlier today, PlayStation users... read
After the runaway success of the first two LittleBigPlanet titles on PS3, fans had been clamoring for a follow-up on Sony's new hardware. With the announcement of LittleBigPlanet 3 at E3 coming to both PS4 and PS3, the LBP co... read
Are drones better than nothing?
Yesterday I was playing Wii Sports Club Boxing online while contemplating stuff to talk about on this week's Sup Holmes. I thought I'd have a while to think, but I was wrong. I only had to wait like 3 seconds before I w... read feature
Jonesing for official Pokémon merchandise from the Pokémon Center but nowhere close to one? I feel your pain. That one trek to Manhattan wasn't enough for me. Luckily, The Pokémon Company plans to open up... read
During the Sony E3 press conference, we got the chance to check out Suda51's new free-to-play survival horror title Let it Die. As Grasshopper Manufacture's first F2P title, it seemed to be a bit of a departure for them. Howe... read
Just when I was losing hope of ever seeing Tomonobu Itagaki's lost action game again, the head of Valhalla Games Studios re-introduced us to their original IP. Devil's Third is not only alive and well, it's also a Wii U exclu... read
I've found it really encouraging that developers are willing to make their multiplayer games playable after the shutdown of GameSpy. There was quite a list of games that were going to be going offline but after some big names... read
Nintendo says about 90 million Pokémon trades have been made via the GTS in Pokémon X and Y. Once we collectively hit 100 million trades, the new Fancy Pattern Vivillon will be attainable through a special distr... read