The first 3DS entry to the pleasant Mario & Luigi series of RPGs was announced a few months ago during a Nintendo Direct, and now this morning's Nintendo Direct has brought us a new trailer. It's heavy on Luigi, as the t... more
I'm in love. Contrast is slated to come to PC, PS3 (PSN), and Xbox 360 (XBLA) by year's end, but according to the game's website it will also be available for PS4 at launch. Also, the above YouTube trailer is designated "(PS... more
Have you ever slapped someone with a sticky hand out of a coin-operated vending machine? Do you need a modern-day analog sans real-world repercussions? Well, small Swedish developer Zoink! seems to have you covered in Stick ... more
There aren't many games out there where you just know you're going to buy it after the second you see it in action. Rayman Legends is one such game, and I've played it on every platform it's coming out for now. Xbox 360, Pla... more
Rain, a PS3 adventure starring an invisible boy who can only be outlined by rainfall, has a new trailer and screenshots today. They're worth gawping at, because this is shaping up to be one stylistically pretty game.
The next game to get the LEGO treatment is Marvel, and this new teaser trailer for LEGO Marvel Super Heroes shows off some of the 100 characters you'll be playing with. The teaser also ends with Galactus's giant shadowing ec... more
LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes is now available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. The game offers both a classic or use the new touch screen specific control scheme. You can also unlock characters the normal way or... more
DeNA's Transformers: Legends is now out for free on Apple's App Store and the Google Play store. Players can build a team of Autobots or Decepticons as they go through two storylines, or fight with other people in the versus... more
Dying for some true "next-gen" monster hunting and are not satisfied with a mere remastered up-port? Put your worries to bed, because here comes Monster Hunter Online, an exciting new PC installment powered by CryENGINE 3 an... more
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has shared new information about the upcoming Mario & Luigi sequel for 3DS. The story finds our heroes on Pi'illo Island, where Peach mysteriously gets sucked into Luigi's Dream World. To ... more
First drop whatever you're doing and watch this trailer before reading anything else.
Okay, so yeah. Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is just ridiculous. I don't want to get into too much specifics as there's gameplay video out there... more
How many of you are old enough to remember Flashback? The Prince of Persia-like game was originally released for the Amiga, then later brought to the PC, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, and several other platforms. Evidently t... more
Dragon Fantasy II is a wonderful retro homage to the glory days of SNES role-playing games. We already know it's heading exclusively to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita soon, but what about the first game?
Well I spok... more
Coming from an eclectic team made up of developers from Tripwire Interactive and community modders, Rising Storm is looking to take Red Orchestra's style of World War II combat into the Pacific theater with more guns, explos... more
PAX East had a ton of indie games on display this year, and while many of them looked great, only a handful stopped me dead in my tracks as I became mesmerized by what was happening on-screen.
The Swapper was one such game, ... more
From the ashes of THQ, Volition is back with its new masters Deep Silver, with the announcement of Saints Row IV. This time, the Saints set their sights on the entire United States, with players getting to become the Presiden... more
PAYDAY: The Heist always reminds me of Michael Mann’s brilliant, taut tale of thievery, Heat. The opening of The Dark Knight reminded me of Heat, too; a more somber Point Break, given the creepy clown masks. And now PA... more
Capcom has officially set the release of Lost Planet 3 for June 25 in North America, and June 28 in Europe. The game was originally slated for an early 2013 launch, but was slightly delayed to later this year.
Feelings towar... more
So, I haven't really been super interested in Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel. That is until this new trailer that focuses a lot more on the story. I think part of the reason is that the story presented here looks like it'll... more
Zombie Studios's free-to-play FPS Blacklight: Retribution just got some brand new free content in the form of a horde mode. Onslaught sees up to four players working together to fight off wave after wave of zombies. Players ... more
Apparently Sony is wanting the PlayStation 4 to drown in indie titles, and with this in mind they are letting indie developers self-publish on PSN.
To emphasize this, Braid designer Johnathan Blow was brought on st... more
It's been interesting to witness the rise of games that have a love/hate relationship with violence. Spec Ops: The Line and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance are two high-profile examples. Less well known, but just as effective... more
Any Dead or Alive fans out there? This newest trailer for Dead or Alive 5 Plus shows off some Vita-centric features, like first person fighting, the ability to hold the Vita vertically, and touch features.
At the end of the ... more
Focus Home Entertainment announced a new game today called Obscure. It's being developed by Mighty Rocket Studios, and looks to be a fun 2.5D side-scrolling shooter. The game will feature four player co-op either locally or ... more
The fourth entry in the Age of Wonder series, Age of Wonders 3, will make an appearance this fall on PC, thanks to series creator Triumph Studios -- which has spent recent years with the Overlord series. It will be the first... more
Call of Duty: Black Ops II? Yeah, it was pretty great. Treyarch really brought it with their latest shooter, implementing a ton of new elements to make a Call of Duty title fresh again. And it looks like they're continuing t... more
Luigi's Mansion launched with the GameCube to little fanfare, oft forgotten by all but its most ardent fans. When news of a 3DS Luigi’s Mansion dropped out of the blue, it reinvigorated this base, but news since has be... more
CCP's ambitious first-person shooter Dust 514 is now in open beta. The free-to-play shooter, as you may already know, is linked to EVE Online, the crazy space game that's an actual viable export of Iceland. I'm not joking.&n... more
The newest addition to the Might & Magic Heroes franchise is only a few weeks away, and Ubisoft has decided to sweeten the pot for pre-order customers with a nice little set of bonus items and characters.
All p... more
The second half of season one of Spartan Ops picks back up on January 21, and will go on until February 24. Are you excited? Probably not. Halo 4's main story was wonderful, but the Spartan Ops stuff felt pretty hollow by th... more
Here's a new Dynasty Warriors 8 trailer, featuring our usual excited announcer and a pair of new characters for the Jin faction -- Zhang Chunhua and Jia Chong.
As well as the video, a bunch of Jin screens show off the ... more
The Zodiac Tournament downloadable content for Sleeping Dogs sees protagonist Wei Shen fighting for survival on a secret island tournament against the world's greatest warriors. Expect to learn new fighting moves, take on deadly challenges, and probably see way too many Bruce Lee references .
The Zodiac Tournament add-on is now available for 400 MSP/$4.99 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. more
The "World's End" update for BlackLight: Retribution is coming out very soon, and is set to add a bunch of new stuff. Here's what you can expect:
Two new maps called Decay and Trench
New Hero class Chronos. He can hack cont... more
The Drowning is an upcoming first-person shooter for mobile devices by Scattered Entertainment (previously known as ngmoco Sweden.) The often outspoken Ben Cousins is leading the development, and this early look at the game ... more
Good news for adventure game fans: Nordic Games and KING Art are working on a prequel to the quirky 2009 adventure The Book of Unwritten Tales. Best of all, this new game, titled The Critter Chronicles, will be releasin... more
In my my post last week about new Bandai figurines, I very casually mentioned that booby ninja schoolgirl series Senran Kagura was receiving a new installment on PS Vita. It immediately occurred to me that Dtoid never formal... more
Sleeping Dogs next downloadable content is called Nightmare in North Point and it's bringing on zombies! Well, not in the traditional zombie sense.
The DLC sees Big Scar Wu rising from hell to exact revenge against the Sun O... more
Indie developer Nitrome, known for its disgustingly massive selection of free web games, is prepping its first major commercial release, Flightless. It's a fairly basic puzzle-platformer starring a thieving duck who has had ... more
The infamous six-part comic event from the Marvel universe is now in playable pinball form thanks to Zen Studios. The new table will let you side with either Iron Man and his Superhuman Registration Act, or with Captain Amer... more
Here's a nice look at all eight of the new Giants characters in Skylanders Giants. This may be old news to hardcore fans frantically looking for any bits of news on toys, but for everyone else you can see just how cool they ... more
Growing up I could just never get into role-playing games at all. I enjoy them now, but for the longest time I would steer clear of the genre, with the one exception being any of the Mario related RPGs. I still consider Supe... more
Sleeping Dogs will be getting a few downloadable content packs in the month of October, with the main one being the first story-driven extension pack. Details of what players will see with this particular pack will be reveal... more
The above trailer currently has 609 dislikes compared to 370 likes on Youtube. Something tells me that, two years later, people are still sore. That DmC just can't catch a break with fans.
I'm still pretty pumped, myse... more
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is heading to the Wii U and it's going to have a bunch of extras for the Nintendo fans. You'll be able to get mushroom that make you big or small during fights, plus you can dress up as Mario, Luigi, Bowser, Fox, Zero Suit Samus, Link, Zelda, and possibly more.
Nothing weirder than seeing Heihachi in a Mario costume. It's the stuff of nightmares! more
[Update: Teaser trailer has been added.]
Bayonetta 2 has been announced! Platinum Games will be bringing out the game for the Wii U. The producer on the original game is on the project, and this is an exclusive for the Wii U with Nintendo publishing the game. more
Konami has announced that New Little King's Story will be available to PlayStation Vita owners starting on October 2 in North and South America. The game will feature a brand new storyline, downloadable content, item combini... more
Paradox Interactive has released a launch trailer and some screenshots for its latest grand strategy game, Europa Universalis IV. It's been five years since the third installment in the series, and Paradox has definitel... more
As a confessed history nut, particularly when the history in question is of the ancient kind, historical strategy games set in antiquity sort of float my trireme. So Alea Jacta Est seems right up my alley, set, as it is, bet... more
Wargaming.net's World of Warplanes is currently in closed beta at the moment, with around 700,000 registered users shredding it up in the air combat game. Like World of Tanks, the developers are focusing on keeping the same ... more
Update 8.0 for the free-to-play World of Tanks will be adding realistic physics to the experience. This means tanks will catch air when jumping over hills, and tanks can even push each other around now. In fact, you can push... more