Here's a question: why does Peach have to wear tights to ice skate while Bowser gets to go bare-bottom? They have lots of dumb laws over in Sochi. Maybe a 'dinos must not wear pants' law is also in place.
We learned from thi... more
Salad of the wind fish.
We're making some portable eats on this week's A la cartridge. Inspired by the HD release of the seafaring adventure that is by far the best Legend of Zelda game, The Wind Waker, we have our fir... more
December 10, 2013. That's when South Park: The Stick of Truth releases for Xbox 360, PC, and PlayStation 3. Might as well be an eternity away.
Ubisoft has put out a new trailer and talked about a special edition of the game.... more
The Arkham series is no stranger to offering extra costumes, but this Knightfall skin -- which is exclusive to the PlayStation 3 version of Batman: Arkham Origins -- is so damn cool.
There's also the Classic TV Series charac... more
The anime that's sweeping people I know (most of them through the internet) by storm is also getting a 3DS game courtesy of Spike Chunsoft. Given its wild popularity, a game based on the anime wherein teens fight Titans was ... more
Look at the beautiful screenshots in our gallery of newly announced game Yakuza Restoration, known here as Ryugagotku Ishin. Announced here at TGS, the game is coming to PS3, Vita, and PS4. You can bet the shiny ones are fro... more
Sega is showing off new title Phantasy Star Nova at Tokyo Game Show this week. I know you'll instinctually hit the play button on the trailer -- and you should -- but the screenshots are the star of the show here. They look ... more
We were feeling pretty bad about ourselves after last week's Grand Theft Auto V episode of A la Cartridge wherein we made a pastrami-topped triple chili cheese dog burrito. Yes, it was as absurd as it sounds.
Accordingly, we... more
"Groom your Furfrou into different looks."
So that's what the kids are calling it these days? That latest batch of 'mons for Pokemon X and Y revealed in CoroCoro can now be seen in all their glory thanks to some official ass... more
I could barely fit it all in my mouth.
Grand Theft Auto V comes out next week, so we decided to make something fittingly huge and insane for this week's A la Cartridge. None of the fun and whimsy of last week's Dustin Hoffma... more
Trials Frontier was announced during Ubisoft's E3 press conference and here's our first real look at the game. Surprise, it looks like a Trials game. This one has a wild west setting thing going on, which is kind of funny gi... more
Remember EndWar? Well it's coming back as a free-to-play browser game for Windows and Mac. You were excited for all of one second.
To be honest it doesn't look that bad at all for a browser game. I mean visually at least. G... more
First, you need to watch this trailer for Valiant Hearts: The Great War before reading anything about it.
This isn't your typical war game, as Valiant Hearts is going beyond the disconnected action tropes of "good versus evi... more
Rabbids Big Bang will see you abusing the little monsters in space. You'll launch the little suckers, then control their trajectory by using a jetpack boost along with a planets' gravity. It's a physics based puzzler basical... more
Assassin's Creed: Pirates is a mobile game not to be confused with the free companion app that will be tied in with Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. This is an actual game that has no direct tie-in with the console/PC versio... more
Rayman Jungle Run was fantastic, and was even Apple's Game of the Year no less. So it's no surprise that a sequel is on the way in the form of Rayman Fiesta Run, coming later this year for iPad, iPhone, Android, and Windows ... more
Killer is Dead's Suda51 took the stage at Sony's press conference in Japan to announce a new PS4 game, Lily Bergamo. It's apparently an action game -- "extreme action" and "supreme action" -- but little was shown outside... more
One of the early Wii U games was a decent if fleeting multiplayer title called Chasing Aurora. Developer Broken Rules has a new game for Windows/Mac/Linux, Secrets of Raetikon, that takes the standout elements -- a gorgeous ... more
With so many of these new Warhammer 40,000 games coming out now, I'm left sitting here waiting for that coveted Dawn of War III to steal away my weekends -- it's nowhere in sight, sadly. In the meantime, Space Hulk: Deathwin... more
For all of you who wanted Capcom to do Mega Man justice with a brand new HD style game, prepare to have your prayers answered by the big mega gaming man himself, Keiji Inafune, with some help by his company comcept, Inti Cre... more
I... I brought this upon myself. I said that Layton Brothers: Mystery Room was a great game. I said it was an excellent iOS companion to the traditional Layton series. I never should have had faith that a major gaming compan... more
You have my attention, Strike Vector. This multiplayer-centric air combat game jumps between first- and third-person flying, all while offering some high intensity action. It looks absolutely insane, and after a successful s... more
A new trailer for Sonic Lost World has surfaced, running through a list of features previously not seen. Sonic skates on icy surfaces, and Sonic 3 elemental shields like bubble and lightning can be shared via Miiverse, as ca... more
I still have a hard time believing Destiny is actually possible given the scope of the entire project. You're going to have multiple worlds to explore, so many guns to play with, tons of enemies to kill, and it all looks gor... more
So I really like fashion. It's not to the extent that I can tell what label you're wearing. In fact I don't care about that aspect of fashion. I just care about what looks good. And Lightning looks so good in all of her outf... more
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 will be out on February 25, 2014 in North and South America for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.
I'm really looking forward to Lords of Shadow 2, and this new walkthrough video has got me e... more
Along with Puppeteer, Tearaway has to be the most delightful-looking game of the year. I'm torn as to which looks cuter. It might even be a legitimate contender for many game of the year awards. Hamza couldn't sing its prais... more
inFamous: Second Son may have moved away from mainstay protagonist Cole, but newcomer Delsin looks as if he'll fill the role's shoes quite aptly. Causing wanton destruction is a series staple, and he seems to be perfect... more
During today's press conference Sony once again demonstrated the PlayStation Vita's remote play functionality by streaming Ubisoft's highly-anticipated pirate-fest Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag running on PlaySta... more
Killzone: Shadow Fall will introduce custom Warzones when it launches on PS4 this year. You'll be able to tweak your own rules, conditions, and match types, before sharing your created game modes online.
We got shown a brief trailer for the multiplayer, and you can view that above. As little as some folk care about Killzone, I'm all about it. Looks good! more
Well, this certaintly came out of nowhere! Developer Tequila Works' newest project has been unveiled, and it's an open world adventure for the PlayStation 4. Titled simply as Rime, it distinctly reminds me of Ico mixed with ... 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
Everybody's Gone To The Rapture, a CryEngine-powered game from The Chinese Room, has been unveiled today at Gamescom. A teaser trailer was shown, promising that "The story begins with the end of the world." The title was a clue!
It certainly looks interesting. These are the Dear Esther guys, so it'll be a thing, whatever it is!
I have a hard time seeing this ending any other way than "badly," but props for trying, I suppose. Ubisoft has announced an Xbox One launch title called Fighter Within that looks halfway decent until you hear that, yes, it's... more
The next game from the makers of Monday Night Combat and the upcoming Planetary Annihilation is going in an altogether different direction. Toy Rush is a card-centric tower defense title built for mobile devices. If, like me... more
Videogame accessory maker Hyperkin must not like its customers very much. Why else would it design a controller that looks like it could shred the skin on your palms like grated Parmesan?
This September, Hyperkin is releasin... more
Following our coverage of the recent Pokemon X and Y info dump from CoroCoro, The Pokemon Company has come out with official art and some additional details on how the games' new Mega Evolutions will work. The biggest thing ... more
Last year, illustrator Jed Henry produced a line of fan art that re-imagined Nintendo characters as samurai, all rendered in the Japanese woodblock print style. His Ukiyo-e Heroes series proved incredibly popular, leading to... more
It's time to pull off the ultimate heist as PayDay 2 arrives next week. It'll be out first on August 13 for Steam on PC, then August 16 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
To go along with that announcement is the latest trailer and batch of screens. Spoilers: In it we see people committing crimes. Whoa! more
Fatshark is applying the War of the Roses framework to a related -- but standalone, it should be pointed out -- combat game called War of the Vikings. Yes, the name pretty much says it all. You in? Skirmishes will take place... more
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag takes us to the age of pirates, and because of that Ubisoft's Singapore studio was tasked with creating the full on ocean simulation. I spoke with lead designer Sebastien Berton who walked me ... more
Belarus is located in Eastern Europe, nestled above both Poland and Ukraine, a chunk found right on the far western edge of Russia. Minsk, the capital of Belarus, is a city of about 2 million, set in a dense forest of beauti... more
There's a special homage to Hotline Miami in Payday 2! You can purchase a pig mask called "The Hog" and it has some familiar sounding text associated with it too. Yeah that's about it. Just a neat little thing.
Anyway, we're... more
Lend me your ears for another tale of a former AAA workhorse who packed his bags his and moved onto the rich, fertile lands of independent development. Jim Shepard, whose resume includes time spent at studios such as Raven S... more
Toys I could handle. But Power Discs? Oh, we're delving into dangerous territory now. Disney Interactive has lifted the lid on the first wave of Disney Infinity's Power Discs, which give characters new powers (Circular discs... more
Irrational Games revealed the intentions for their remaining BioShock Infinite downloadable content plans to follow up the Clash in the Clouds DLC: Burial at Sea, a Booker and Elizabeth tale set on the eve of Rapture's down... more
We're here folks! Breathe that big ol' sigh of relief because by midday you'll see BioShock Infinite's first piece of downloadable content, Clash in the Clouds, available for download on the PC through Steam.
Clash in the C... more
Hey Suda 51, you're great. I love your games. Killer Is Dead looks like it will be a lot of fun. But enough is enough! There's promotion, and then there's just spoiling every single little aspect of your game.
We've seen so ... more
NIS is no stranger to bringing cross-franchise characters to the Disgaea series, and Disgaea D2 is no exception. Fans of the classic SRPG Phantom Brave (one of my favorites!) will be pleased to know that Marona and Ash are c... more
DICE continues to upgrade its social service Battlelog in preparation for Battlefield 4's release later this year, and here's our look at what exactly is in the pipeline. For folks who literally can't get enough Battlefield ... more