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12:30 PM on 02.27.2014

Dead Nation, Tomb Raider headline PS Plus in March

As predicted, Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition will in fact be this month's free PS4 game for PlayStation Plus members. The full list of March titles has come out today for Europe and North America. There's a little bit of ov...

Jordan Devore

10:00 PM on 02.26.2014

Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition outed for PS4

There were rumblings about Dead Nation making its way to PlayStation 4 in some capacity and it seems those rumors were accurate. A PlayStation Blog Asia post has listed an Apocalypse Edition of the game as a free PlayStation ...

Jordan Devore



Review: TxK photo
Review: TxK
by Steven Hansen

If you came up to me and told me I could be this turned around, bearingless and disoriented, on a two dimensional plane of movement, I would say, "Gee, that's oddly specific, why are you telling me this?"

And then you would flee into the unbearable flatness of space under cover of a blinding vector graphic laser light show with explosions and flowers and bulls and I would try really hard to shoot you with my pointy little crab legs.

That's TxK, basically. It's fun.

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3:00 PM on 02.26.2014

Pac-Man Museum out today for PSN, XBLA, and Steam

Pac-Man Museum, released today on Steam, PlayStation Network, and Xbox Live Arcade, caught my eye this morning. It was my first time hearing about the game and the $19.99 price stood out. What could a compilation like this po...

Jordan Devore



Preview: Trials: Fusion is daring and really bizarre photo
Preview: Trials: Fusion is daring and really bizarre
by Alessandro Fillari

The year was 2009. Back when the Xbox 360's XBLA Summer of Games was all the rage, a small little downloadable title called Trials HD came out of nowhere and won the hearts of players. With two sequels, and several million copies sold, Trials has been a staple of downloadable gaming scene and has garnered a loyal and devout following.

Now, with another title on the way, the developers at RedLynx and Ubisoft have gone all in and made Trials: Fusion the most content rich and expansive title of the series. With over 150 developers working on the title across three different studios, Ubisoft plans to give fans and newcomers alike a crash course in making a splash with this bizarre and challenging puzzle racer.

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8:30 AM on 02.26.2014

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn announced for PS3

Namco Bandai has announced that Tecmo Koei game Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn will be coming to the PS3 as a digital release this summer in the Americas. Gundam Reborn smashes together several anime and manga series' worth ...

Dale North



Awesomenauts Assemble! to arrive on PS4 March 4 photo
Awesomenauts Assemble! to arrive on PS4 March 4
by Conrad Zimmerman

My favorite online multiplayer game is finally going to land on PlayStation 4 next week, as Awesomenauts Assemble! releases on PlayStation Network. The title releases in North America on March 4 for $9.99, with a European release on the following day.

As an avid Awesomenauts player, the arrival of the PS4 version brings with it mixed feelings. The original console releases were great fun, until the Steam version rendered them obsolete with a steady stream of new content and balance tweaks. Now comes Assemble!, already behind the curve, with portions of the Kickstarted Starstorm DLC content already in the wild on Steam and numerous balance and gameplay shifts having been made in adjustment to that.

It still calls to me. Maybe it's a desire for a simpler time before Ted McPain and his goddamn shotgun completely countered my melee strategy with Gnaw. Or when aggressive Voltars were as rare as they were dangerous (they're all just dangerous now). And maybe it's a little bit that I want to play more stuff I love on the PS4. Doesn't matter if it's a time capsule, I want to play it all the same.

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8:00 PM on 02.24.2014

Free ModNation Racers: Road Trip on PS Plus this week

We all have those launch titles we enjoyed well enough at the time but have since abandoned, possibly forever. I don't see my PilotWings Resort cartridge ever winding up back in my 3DS, but, that's okay -- it was there for me...

Jordan Devore

5:00 PM on 02.24.2014

There are two more gigantic PlayStation Network sales

Sony has announced not one, but two PSN sales starting tomorrow. The Back to 2013 sale lets you scoop up anything you missed last year and the PS Vita two year anniversary sale will help you fill your portable lives with good...

Steven Hansen

2:30 PM on 02.24.2014

Papers, Please creator interested in PS Vita version

Papers, Please designer Lucas Pope told VG247 he's interested in getting the game on PlayStation Vita, a platform the title would feel right at home on. Whether that's a job he'd handle or delegate to a third party, however, ...

Jordan Devore

1:45 PM on 02.19.2014

TowerFall Ascension out on Steam, PS4 in early March

March 11, 2014 sounds like a nice release date for TowerFall Ascension, doesn't it? That's when PlayStation 4 and Steam players will be able to buy Matt Thorson's deceptively simple-looking arena deathmatch game. Those of you...

Jordan Devore

9:00 PM on 02.18.2014

Rockstar PSN sale has Red Dead + Undead Nightmare for $10

Some truly excellent games from Rockstar are on sale right now on PlayStation Network. You can't go wrong with the Red Dead Redemption and Undead Nightmare Collection ($9.99) or Max Payne 3 ($4.99). Bully ($2.49), a PS2 Class...

Jordan Devore

3:15 PM on 02.18.2014

You can get Tomba! 2 for your PS3, PSP, or PS Vita now

Monkey Paw finished its six-week Retro Rush PSN releases today with Tomba! 2. It's also only six bucks right now, but it's supposed to be retailing for 10. Apparently both the English version and PAL version (which is availab...

Steven Hansen

7:00 PM on 02.17.2014

PS Plus adds Remember Me, Street Fighter X Tekken Vita

The next two games to go free for PlayStation Plus subscribers are Remember Me for PlayStation 3 and Street Fighter X Tekken for PS Vita. Look for those once the store updates tomorrow Having played neither of these games mys...

Jordan Devore

9:00 PM on 02.14.2014

Mirror of Fate HD free with LoS 2 pre-orders on PSN

The second part of MercurySteam's Lords of Shadow series, Mirror of Fate HD, can be yours for free if you pre-order Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 digitally on PlayStation Network. A nice little offer for anyon...

Jordan Devore



Review: Double Dragon: Neon photo
Review: Double Dragon: Neon
by Patrick Hancock

Beat-’em-ups are quite the strange genre to me. I grew playing many of them: Simpsons, X-Men, and Turtles in Time in the arcades were my jam. In fact, I’d say they are still my jam. That said, it’s easy to recognize their faults, which are really faults of the genre as a whole, even if those faults seem to melt away when playing with some buddies. Lining up attacks can be a chore and they’re generally painfully simplistic when it comes to actual gameplay.

Double Dragon: Neon is a carefully crafted love-letter to a genre and a time period. It is an '80s beat-'em-up through and through, but with one caveat: it has some of the best gameplay to ever grace the genre.

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