While the twin-stick shooter Halo: Spartan Assault has locked in a December 24, 2013 release date on Xbox One, the Xbox 360 version won't be arriving until January 2014.
Folks who buy the original Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8... more
Assault Android Cactus has been gaining some momentum in the gaming community lately -- mostly because it's yet another title to join the ranks of supporting the Wii U. It also helps that it sports an incredibly cool-looking ... more
There's technically been nothing stopping me from trying the Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod, but I've managed to continually miss out on the public beta tests. It was wonderful to hear that it'll also be released for Steam -- o... more
I dislike being ungrateful for free games, but I have a limit and it's Gears of War. Epic Games' 2006 cover-based shooter is free for Xbox Live Gold members now through December 15.
The game inexplicably goes for $19.99 on th... more
Although it may not be high on many gamer's wish lists, Assault Android Cactus is shaping up to be a pretty action packed arcade shoot 'em up. This newest trailer shows off the character Aubergine, as well as some ... more
Microsoft's "Games with Gold" initiative has been picking up steam lately, with two games being offered free of charge to Xbox Live Gold members every month since its inception. I usually don't get to benefit from it due to a... more
GOG.com has added another feather in their cap with the release today of Wing Commander: Armada, the 1994 addition to the series which brought multiplayer game modes for the first time. And to celebrate, they're putting thei... more
On paper, a team-centric third-person shooter multiplayer game based on Plants vs. Zombies sounds like a cynical mess, but from everything I've seen of Garden Warfare, it may well be one of my most anticipated games. There's... more
Crimson Dragon director Yukio Futatsugi has taken some early criticism to heart, and has decided to adjust the difficulty of the game a bit -- specifically, he's lowering it with a launch day patch. After each fight your drag... more
I cannot keep these Warhammer 40,000 games straight, and I say that as a fan of the property. There's an MMO in the works called Eternal Crusade which looks halfway decent, as evidenced by the snippet of early gameplay foota... more
Crimson Dragon can be a really tough game if you haven't played a Panzer title before. On Classic Mode, bullets are unrelenting, and you have to kill certain enemies to progress with the campaign.
So before co-op mode drops in December, here are some tips to help you along your way. more
As the spiritual successor to the Panzer Dragoon franchise, Crimson Dragon has some big shoes to fill. The talent is there, as the former director of the first three Panzer games and a Panzer composer are ... more
The first DLC for State of Decay is gearing up to release on Friday, November 29 for $6.99 on Xbox Live Arcade and Steam. Breakdown is more of an endless survival mode -- it's actually separate from the game's main story -- ... more
Roguelike elements have been steadily gaining popularity in the past few years, especially among independent developers. Titles like The Binding of Isaac, FTL: Faster Than Light, and Spelunky have taken the ideas of random le... more
Every time I play a new zombie game, I think it'll be the last one I'll ever enjoy. And then, inevitably, I get invested in certain aspects enough to overlook the same old tropes that have given me such a hyperbolic outlook o... more
Warframe players on the PlayStation 4 are in for a bonus for anyone that pre-orders the game. You'll get a exclusive PlayStation Braton Rifle weapon skin, 50 Platinum, and 20,000 Credits. Warframe is a free-to-play game, and... more
Rockstar has put out an update on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 that should finally address those pesky disappearing vehicles and modifications in GTA Online.
Measures are now in place to prevent data loss when there's a cloud o... more
I don't think of the Nintendo 3DS as being a powerhouse in terms of graphical potential, so this tech demo video of IronFall has me quite curious. Boasting some impressive lighting effects and textures, it also claims t... more
It is a thing for games which feature big guns and explosions to have at least one trailer that pairs the imagery with a slow jam. We have just that in this latest video for Mercenary Kings, currently available in Steam Earl... more
Capybara Games' Super Time Force has been slated to hit Xbox Live Arcade for what feels like just about forever now. It's no wonder that wait has been long too. Since I first gazed upon its pixelated carnage and awesome... more
To pretty much everyone's surprise, Sega released The Typing of the Dead: Overkill just in time for Halloween. In this sequel of sorts to the infamous Typing of the Dead for the Sega Dreamcast and Arcade, players must put the... more
Microsoft Game Studios VP Phil Spencer has once again spoken about his hopes for more Gears of War. Guesting on IGN's Podcast Unlocked, as transcribed by Game Revolution, he commented that after Judgment's sales and review sc... more
Currently only available on devices running Windows 8, the dual-stick shooter set in the Halo universe Halo: Spartan Assault will be coming to Xbox consoles, reuniting with the brand most closely associated with the shooter f... more
Did you know that this guy's name is Boxman? I wasn't aware until today.
He's been featured prominently in Bethesda's promotion of The Evil Within so far, which has me wondering if the intent is for him to become the title's ... more
I've somewhat purposefully been avoiding The Order: 1886. The London setting and developer (the God of War PSP games' Ready at Dawn) are a curious mix, but ever since that announcement trailer back at E3, rather regrettably, ... more
Rockstar has updated Grand Theft Auto Online so that it's no longer as financially worthwhile to replay the same missions over and over again. "Subsequent replays will see a payout amount reduced by half," writes the company.... more
Grand Theft Auto V was undoubtedly one of the most exciting open-world games in recent memory, but the question remained -- how much would Grand Theft Auto Online add to the package? At first, it was looking pretty good for G... more
United Front Games made a name for itself as an open-world developer with Sleeping Dogs, a title that had a fairly unique setting I feel we didn't get to see enough of. Thankfully, the studio isn't done yet -- the universe li... more
After petitions, clamoring, and general unrest from PlayStation fans, Insomniac has taken to the web to explain that Sunset Overdrive is still very much an Xbox One exclusive. To clarify, Insomniac's Tim Salvitti states, "Pet... more
The developers behind Dead to Rights 2 started a game based on Snake Plissken of Escape from New York fame. Let that sink in for a moment, as I'm hardly the only one around these parts to have an appreciation of that univers... more
For all of its issues, State of Decay is still a survival sandbox I very much wish to explore. It has been an exclusive on Xbox Live Arcade -- where it's been doing incredibly well for itself -- but that's about to change. Th... more
[Update: it appears as if it'll be launching for $19.99. Nice!]
Crimson Dragon hasn't been getting a lot of good buzz. After a tumultuous 360 development cycle, the now Xbox One launch title is nearly here, and this trailer ... more
In Grand Theft Auto V you can learn Spanish through the in-game web! It's true. You'll learn all sorts of sayings, but whatever you pickup won't be exactly what you think it's supposed to be. Like the above picture. It translate to "My colon is about to explode." It's kind of the same. Sort of.
Several more Spanish tutorials can be checked out here.
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Asked by Famitsu if the Gears of War franchise would continue on Xbox One, Microsoft Game Studios head Phil Spencer said that "You should ask Epic Games about what they want to do. We haven't announced anything yet about&nbs... more
Take-Two Interactive announced today that Grand Theft Auto V has pulled in $800 million in worldwide sales from launch day alone. This is the highest first day retail sales of any GTA game, and in the history of the company.
As annoying as the Xbox 360's disc drive is, Rockstar Games is recommending that Grand Theft Auto V players install only one of the game's two discs.
Disc one is a mandatory one-time install, after which point you'll play the... more
In the previous debate we matched the three current generation consoles against one another to see which would be the victor of this era of gaming. When the dust settled, the PS3 ran away with the crown, but who claimed secon... more
Assault Android Cactus is a shooter that's heading to a ton of different platforms, and it's looking really good so far. In addition to the core platform of PC, it's also coming to the Wii U, as well as the PS4 and Vita via ... more
In retrospect, perhaps I should've expected that Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare would be multiplayer-only. But that doesn't make its lack of a single-player mode any less disappointing. Even a short one -- something to ge... more
Liberation Maiden Sin, the full PS3 sequel to the beautiful 3DS shooter Liberation Maiden, is still in the works. This time around, Maiden will return in visual novel form rather than a full-on shooter game, partially penned... more
That's Francis up there. Yeah. At one point in time, he and the other three survivors of Left for Dead looked ... how do I put this politely? Iteration is important, let's just say. Valve has graciously released the original ... more
And here's that confirmation we were waiting on. The Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition will see a North American release on October 8, 2013. Everywhere else gets it on Oct. 11. Unfortunately, it's not as complete as we ... more
In its first week of being available at retail, Saints Row IV has sold more than one million copies. Sold, not shipped. According to publisher Deep Silver, the PC version of the game tripled the first-week sales of its predec... more
We heard yesterday that Deep Silver, according to CEO Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, intends to "absolutely continue with [the Metro series] and we will also, in the next phase, look to making it more accessible for a broader gamer ... more
Confirming what seemed like an expected path forward for the Metro series, Deep Silver CEO Dr. Klemens Kundratitz tells Joystiq that "Our ambition is to absolutely continue with that brand and we will also, in the n... more
Concerns about where DICE will take Star Wars: Battlefront have been expressed before, and with little to go on outside of a vague "probably in summer 2015" launch window, I can absolutely see why. Even if the studio has a pr... more
Grand Theft Auto V is now available for pre-order through the PlayStation Network. This is the Day 1 version of the game, which means you'll get access to the bonus Atomic Blimp in-game vehicle that's on offer with the physic... more
It may not be coming to PlayStation 4, but you'd be forgiven for thinking otherwise after looking over some of these new Ratchet and Clank: Into the Nexus screenshots. Funny how much of an impact a strong art direction can ha... more
The new game from Magicka maker Arrowhead Game Studios was announced during Sony's gamescom presser and it's a step in a different direction. While Helldivers is still very much focused on cooperative play, this title is act... more
The Internet demanded it and now Ubisoft is delivering: Tom Clancy's The Division will be getting a PC version in addition to the previously announced PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions. There's also a new trailer out of ga... more