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Remember FMV games? Back in the '90s they were briefly the hot new thing. Games like Phantasmagoria and 7th Guest were considered cutting edge adventure games. Perhaps you even bought a CD-ROM drive for your computer just to ...


Gal Gun, one of the most bizarre Japanese imports I've ever played, is getting a sequel. Inti Creates is making a follow-up to its bishoujo rail shooter, which first launched on Xbox 360 in 2011 and came to PlayStation 3 the ...


Red Steel versus Blue Estate, eh? Blue Estate for PS4 and Xbox One is a prequel story to comic, written by the same writer, who was kind enough to write this PS Blog post explaining the game. Apparently you can aim with the D...


Based on the comic book series Blue Estate, Focus Home Interactive adapted the property into an on-rails shooter for the PC back in 2013. It was made exclusively for the Leap Motion accessory, which turned your finger into a ...




For some reason, Crimson Dragon feels like the weirdest Xbox One launch title. Maybe that can be attributed to the spiritual Panzer Dragoon sequel's tumultuous development (from 360 Kinect exclusive to budget, $20 Xbox One ga...


[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 ...


As much as we see Nintendo as a very insular company these days, it was much more so way back during the NES and SNES eras. If you tried to challenge Nintendo's power, you were met with intense scorn at the very least or liti...


You thought all that talk about paying attention to indies was just lip service, and that Nintendo wasn't going to follow through on support? You thought wrong! Nintendo is loving the indies at its E3 booth this year! Mario ...


The Resident Evil series is on sale via PlayStation Network starting this week in Europe. The initial trilogy is being offered as a bundle for €14.99 (£11.99), while the most recent entry has been knocked down to &...


Rumors for the Steam release of Dyad spread like wildfire when some crafty users found a listing in Steam's database. Now, the release is fully confirmed, as developer Shawn McGrath has informed Joystiq that Dyad will indeed ...


A demo for Panzer Dragoon spiritual successor Crimson Dragon somehow made it on to the Japanese Xbox Live Marketplace and before being removed, YouTube user Draikin1 managed to download it and record a playthrough, viewable ...


I have always enjoyed games that are a little out there in terms of its story, and who aren't afraid to break that fourth wall so hard that it leaves in shambles. That's why whenever I hear anything about an game from Twisted...


The fatal flaw of Kinect games is that they are built on a foundation of lies. You are the controller -- except most games control much of the action themselves to make up for the lack of input. It's more immersive -- except ...


Tetsuya Mizuguchi, famed creator of Rez and producer of classics like Space Channel 5, Gunpey, and Child of Eden, is apparently taking on a more "spokesman-like" role in the immediate future. Q Entertainment director Nob...


“[Dyad] is a racing game with some shooting elements, puzzle elements, and there’s like a meta-game on top of it that sort of comments on your state of mind when you get into the flow state of playing the game.&...


Strap on that PlayStation Move, it's time to jam! Capcom is bringing the Resident Evil: Chronicles HD Collection to the PlayStation Network today, giving players another reason to search their living rooms for the s...


Yeeehawww! I can feel the excitement already! On June 14th, you'll be able to download the 3DS iteration of Mad Dog McCree for $7.99. For all you youngins out there, Mad Dog McCree was an old 1990 light-gun arcade game -- at ...


[Update: Capcom announced today that the Resident Evil: Chronicles HD Collection will be available for purchase on the PlayStation Network starting June 26th for $27. If you're only interested in purchasing one of the tw...


Still feeling embarrassed and dirty from viewing the Gal Gun PS3 DLC gallery we posted the other day? Well, prepare to dive right into the mud pit of shame. Alchemist has posted a new trailer, showing us a...


The wacky rail shooter, Gal Gun has finally made its way to Japanese shelves on PS3, more than a year after the Xbox 360 release. Since the game has shown up so late to the party, it has decided to bring a few tanta...


At 2010's Tokyo Game Show, we were shown the first glimpse of "Project Draco," a Kinect-based title from Panzer Dragoon director Yukio Futatsugi. Today, from an event celebrating ten years of Xbox held in Akihabara,...






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