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Death himself will come after cheaters in Guild Wars


May 28
// Jordan Devore
My strong desire to avoid playing MMOs is not something I've ever tried to hide. Even if I wanted to get pulled into one of these games, the time honestly isn't there. You can imagine, then, how I feel when videos about craz...
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Listen up, iPhone owners: Pix'n Love Rush looks oh so rad


May 06
// Jordan Devore
I don't own an iPhone or have any real interest in the vast majority of the games exclusive to the device. Why am I telling you this? Because against all odds, I am supremely intrigued by Pix'n Love Rush, which just so happe...
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16-bit Evil Dead RPG not real, damn well should be


Apr 09
// Nick Chester
First the good news: OMG Evil Dead RPG! Now the bad: It's not a real thing. The above screens are the work of London-based pixel artist Gary J Lucken, who goes by the name Army of Trolls. Lucken posted the mock-up screens on ...
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Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet confirmed for XBLA


Mar 29
// Jordan Devore
When we last heard about Michel Gagne and Fuelcell Games' independent project Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, it seemed as if the game was likely going to get a release on Xbox LIVE Arcade. I mean, just look at this thing! Ha...
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'Nuff said: Good Old Games gets Another World


Mar 18
// Jordan Devore
Another World -- or Out of this World, as many of you will know it by -- is now on DRM-free digital distribution service Good Old Games. It can be had for $9.99. Need I say more? I love the game, even though I have never made...
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Let the hype begin: Behind the scenes of Transformers


Mar 15
// Jordan Devore
My desire to play Transformers: War for Cybertron gets a big ol' boost every time one of these videos gets pushed out the door; this latest behind-the-scenes video is probably the worst offender yet. I am more immensely curi...
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Valve all but confirms Steam for Mac using faux ads


Mar 03
// Jordan Devore
Oh Valve and your adorable marketing team -- is there anything you can't do? Taking a break from the absolutely insane Portal shenanigans, let's instead take a look at some swanky pictures that various game-covering outlets r...
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Inafune: A new 16-bit Mega Man game is 'a great idea'


Feb 25
// Jordan Devore
Due to the ridiculously awesome nature of this news, I'm going to skip the pleasantries and jump right to it: Thanks to the success of Mega Man 9, a new Mega Man game presented in good ol' 16-bit fashion seems like a possibil...
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Here's another one of those mind-blowing Nintendo moments


Feb 22
// Jordan Devore
Insane videogame trivia that someone won't discover until years after the fact and Nintendo sure do go hand in hand. The prime example (I'm so sorry if this is new to you) is surely the "bushes in Super Mario Bros. are simply...
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Bethesda dropping Fallout: New Vegas info today


Feb 04
// Jordan Devore
It's been awfully quiet on the Fallout: New Vegas front for way too long. Last we heard, Obsidian Entertainment's not-a-sequel-to-Fallout 3 was on track for a release this year. If that's still the case, Bethesda will likely ...
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My life is complete: Mario performs 'Don't Stop Me Now'


Nov 25
// Jordan Devore
Is there a term to describe those Super Mario World levels that play themselves and sometimes make music as a result? I'm sure there is, but I don't know it. "Automatic Mario" doesn't count, because that sounds silly. At any...
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Supreme Commander 2 ups the robots vs. robots ante


Nov 18
// Jordan Devore
By the time I'm a withered old man, I expect to have 3D board games with battles that unfold similar to the scene presented in this Supreme Commander 2 image. It could be sorta like The Indian in the Cupboard, except with rob...
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Confirmed: Golgoth working on Joe & Mac remake after Toki


Nov 06
// Jordan Devore
The prospect of Golgoth Studio updating Joe & Mac for the high-def era when work on the gorgeous-looking Toki remake is finished excited me greatly, and it definitely excited you guys a lot too. Data East's 16-bit co-op p...
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Warren Spector on Epic Mickey's exclusivity, Duck Tales


Oct 23
// Jordan Devore
Continuing its extended coverage of Warren Spector's Epic Mickey, Game Informer has put up a massive interview with the legendary designer himself. Details on game mechanics, the storyline, how the project came about, and mor...
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Practice throwing jellybeans: A Boy and His Blob set for Wii


Mar 03
// Chad Concelmo
There isn’t much I can say in this post aside from OMG A NEW BOY AND HIS BLOB GAME IS CONFIRMED FOR THE WII!Seriously, that’s pretty much all the information available.According to the latest Nintendo Power, a rei...
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Mega Man 9 retail packaging will be sold to the public


Sep 19
// Colette Bennett
Remember the other day when I first saw pictures of this packaging for Mega Man 9 and I said that I was going to sit in Nick Chester's bushes and attack the UPS man? I guess I can head home now (I've been nestled under this p...
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Maxis co-founder confirms work on new Oddworld title


May 22
// Nick Chester
Speaking at Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario, Canada, Maxis co-founder Jeff Braun confirmed involvement in an upcoming Oddworld sequel.  "They're such a talented group of people," he said of the series' cr...
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Samurai Shodown VI finally playable on U.S. consoles by way of anthology


Feb 25
// Jordan Devore
I hope that none of you have had the misfortune of missing out on the Samurai Shodown games, as they're some of the best 2D fighters ever produced. But if you have been avoiding the series for whatever reason, there's still h...
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SpongeBob SquarePants Underpants Slam! on XBLA this Wednesday


Dec 22
// Jordan Devore
There's only one new Live Arcade release next week, and it's SpongeBob SquarePants Underpants Slam! (800 Microsoft Points). It should obviously appeal only to children who enjoy the TV show, so there's really no need to take ...
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XNA Game Studio 2.0 released, includes multiplayer functionality


Dec 12
// Jordan Devore
The beta for XNA Game Studio 2.0 is out now and ready to be downloaded. The most notable improvement over XNA Game Studio Express is the ability to bring your PC and/or Xbox 360 games online via Xbox Live and Games for Window...
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Alternate threads in Capcom's We Love Golf make for some DIY cameos


Dec 07
// Topher Cantler
If Capcom's upcoming Wii title We Love Golf slipped under your radar (which is inherently easy for a golf game to do, even if it is developed by Camelot), here's something that might actually pique your interest.As you progre...
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BioWare ranked top 10 Canadian employer, EA vows to cut oxygen rations


Oct 18
// Earnest Cavalli
Next Gen has an article citing the Financial Post's decision to name BioWare to their top 10 list of finest employers in Canada. The Canadian publication's list draws from a pool of every company in Canada seeking those selec...
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Brutal Legend trailer contains more metal than the human race can handle


Oct 16
// Nick Chester
I'm not this drooling Tenacious D/Jack Black fan, and I'm not exactly sure what the connection between him and Tim Schafer's Double Fine is, but I'll tell you what: This trailer for the upcoming Brutal Legend is ... man. Wow....
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PSP gets unofficial motion sensing capabilities


Sep 17
// Jordan Devore
Everyone should give a golf clap to the folks at NEOTEAM for creating a PlayStation Portable motion kit. With the focus of the peripheral being on homebrew (no retail game support just yet), we’re bound to see some real...
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Alex Garland's scrapped Halo script hits the Internet in PDF form?


Sep 10
// Nick Chester
Back in 2005, 28 Days Later screenwriter Alex Garland took time out of his busy schedule to write a 128-paged script based on some game called Halo. Later, DB Weiss (autho of videogame-themed novel Lucky Wander Boy) stepped i...
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Red and blue shinobi beware: Legend of Kage sequel coming to DS


Aug 29
// Nick Chester
For me, the NES version of Taito's Legend of Kage pre-dates Wii Sports as the non-gamers game of choice. For whatever reason, my mother of all people, decided she was really into Legend of Kage. It's 1987 (so I'm like nine-ye...
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The HD format war isn't over yet: Paramount, DreamWorks go exclusively HD DVD


Aug 20
// Jordan Devore
Just when you thought the high-def format war was nearing an end, something like this happens: Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Animation announced that they will release their DVD titles exclusively on HD DVD. Movies Di...
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Mercury Meltdown Revolution releasing at $19.99 with perfect blob physics


Aug 07
// Nick Chester
When I heard that Ignition Entertainment was bringing a new installment of the Mercury series to the Wii, I knew that there'd only be one thing that would compel me to want to play: it would have to be free. Hitting shel...
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There are simply no words to express how absolutely impressed I am right now. Neversoft gave the gang at ScoreHero this clip of Dragon Force's "Through the Fire and the Flames" from Guitar Hero III. This is just bey...

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Devil May Cry 4 screenshot blowout ... part one!


Jul 25
// Nick Chester
You read the subject correctly, Devil May Cry fans -- this is just part one of a wild Wednesday night Devil May Cry 4 screenshot blowout! These first set of screens are taken from one of the game's early cut-scenes, and s...

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