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I've been playing tons of Grim Fandango ever since the remastered version came out a few days ago, and it's left me with skeletons on the brain... and in the closet. This led me to thinking about more skeletons in games. Ther...
Minecraft user Davweed is currently recreating the world of Lordran from Dark Souls, block by block. If you've played Dark Souls, you probably know how crazy this is. Lordran is full of grandiose locations that interconnect a...
Techland's decision to delay Hellraid and move it to PS4, Xbox One, and PC seems to be paying off. That said, you may want to skip the first half of this 20-minute video -- it begins with the first level, which is slow to ge...
Show of hands if anyone remembers that a Ghosts 'n Goblins Online Korean MMO was unveiled back in 2010. I figured it would have be cancelled by now -- I'm still bitter that Rockman Online was silently shut down. But nope! De...


Princesses, Dark Lords, menacing castles, dashing Prince Charmings -- you've seen it all before, right?But what if I told you the dashing prince was actually a skeletal servant of the Dark Lord, who, after a moral conundrum, decided to save the princess himself, and turn into a Prince Charming in the process?Enter Dokuro -- a wholly interesting concept for the Vita with a few mechanical problems.
This is not an announcement that Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is being renamed Gilius Thunderhead & All-Stars Racing Transformed. I wish, because Gilius Thunderhead is the greatest Sega character of all time, ...
With a mere three days left before donations are no longer accepted, Tim Schafer's adventure game Kickstarter has accrued over $2.6 million. That's well beyond the stated goal of 400 grand. What's a man to do with all that ex...
Rolling 2500 cheese wheels down a mountain? That's old hat! When it comes pushing what mods can truly do, you can't get any more intense the ballet of ultra-violence seen above. YouTuber Tyrannicon assembled 500 Draugr, 200 ...
I haven't gotten around to playing Skylanders yet, but I dig the concept. You collect little figurines then zap them into the game? Brilliant! And when you aren't playing the game, you can play around with the figures by them...
Liked Dungeon Siege III well enough to spend another $10 or 800 Microsoft Points on it? DLC is your answer! Dungeon Siege III: Treasures of the Sun is now available on PC, Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. It's set in...
An anonymous source close to the Internet has revealed to us that Nintendo is publishing what is sure to be the biggest new IP to grace the 3DS to date: Girls RPG. Cliff Bleszinski has been overheard talking about the upcomin...
Here's a new trailer and some cool screenshots for Dark Souls, full of so many jacked-up monsters that you won't be able to stop giggling in anticipation of some serious hardcore combat.  From dragons to gigantic bug cr...
Would a massively multiplayer take on Total Recall be crazy enough to work? Hell, it couldn't be any worse than the classically laughed at licensed NES game. Planet Michael publisher SEE Virtual Worlds has obtained the necess...
Hamza's preview of Darksiders II left me pretty excited with all that talk about RPG elements and a lack of QTEs, but I noticed that at least one of you thought this game needed more skulls and bones. So here's an extended trailer for Darksiders II that has skulls, bones, and an all-new voiceover that explains what the hell is going on. No Crips or Illuminati though.
Microsoft Studios is publishing Haunted Temple Studios' Skulls of the Shogun and bringing it to Xbox Live Arcade later this year, Gamasutra reports. The lovable and charming turn-based strategy game with undead samurai has be...
Look at this guy. He just runs around and kills skeletons, who are already dead! Not only that, but this He-Man wannabe also really hates, HATES, people who slide across the ground when they are doing a walking animation. Ev...
Take a small team of former AAA developers turned independent. Add two parts of tactical turn-based combat. Add one part of arcade action. Now flavor it in a cute style of generals, demons, and undead warriors who can eat the...
Well, this is awkward. PC players unlocked the "Operation Hastings" map in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam recently by performing a combined 69 million team actions. Console players, on the other hand, aren't quite there y...
One of the biggest surprises for me at PAX Prime was Bethesda's Hunted: The Demon's Forge. The game caught my eye only very recently, sparking an interest thanks to its modern fantasy aesthetic and elven boobs. Gameplay ...
2K Boston? Fughedaboutit. The studio formerly known as Irrational Games is now once again Irrational Games. Game Informer reports that the studio discovered that its original name carried weight with people, registered on som...
Fun fact: Def Leppard is not a cat. Fun Fact: Def Leppard is slated to star in a videogame.Reuters is reporting that the band has penned an agreement with Primary Wave -- an interesting move for two reasons: (a) no one under ...
It’s almost time to get wet in LittleBigPlanet. The oft-teased Water update and the "Pirates of the Caribbean" content are scheduled to hit PSN on December 22nd.We should add that these two bits are intertwined, a comb...
Last time we checked in, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat was given a release month: February. Seeing as how that announcement was sent out, what, less than a week ago, today's "news" that the exact North American launch date ...
While far from perfect, the Spike Video Game Awards are pretty much all we've got these days for our mainstream game award show coverage. People have been quick to point out how silly the show is, but personally, I wouldn't h...
The Tales of Monkey Island series is rushing to a close December 8 with the release of “Rise of the Pirate God,” the fifth and final installment. No doubt some MI fans are experiencing confused feelings about this...
If you've never heard of Roman Dirge, you're about to. He's the creator of the brilliant comic book series, Lenore. Roman has been delighting the masses with his brand of spooky cuteness for years now, and he's about to grace...
Eidos Montreal isn’t working on Deus Ex 3 alone. In a recent conversation with Edge, studio GM Stephane D’Astous revealed that Square Enix Tokyo is planning to handle the CGI cinematics for the upcoming follow-up ...
Shocker: Bioware might be developing an original IP.According to once-Bioware producer Daniel Roy’s Linked In profile, the studio was working on an “unreleased original IP” between the January 2008 and June ...
Late this afternoon, SCE made it possible to compete in Internet multiplayer matches while on the toilet. And it was as easy as offering US PSP owners a downloadable app that works around ad hoc functionality. The app is call...
Senor Perrito del Burrito says: Anthony and Jim are not here this week. As such, tonight's episode of Podtoid will be hosted by one Aaron Linde, Esq. instead. Joining him will be Dr. Samit Sarkar, Warrior of the Arctic Brad N...
Last week we learned how Courtney Love is planning to sue Activision for turning Kurt Cobain's corpse into a performing monkey in Guitar Hero 5. For some reason, she has a problem with Activision forcing a likeness of her dea...
I received a very cryptic email from Raskulls developer Halfbrick Studios recently. It consisted of nothing but the above image and a message asking me if I believe in the teapot. The image features a teapot-shaped version of...
Now you may be asking yourself, "What the f*ck is Snooker?" That's a valid question, and the answer is that I have no idea. If I had to guess I'd say it's a knockoff candy bar, although it also kinda sounds like the...
Who comes up with this stuff? I can't believe someone sat there and thought, "You know what? 2009 is the right time to announce a Murder, She Wrote game." Regardless, somebody has and now we have to deal with it, al...
Holy crap! A post about Michael Jackson on a videogame blog that is actually relevant to videogames! That makes a nice change, doesn't it? It's being reported that Michael Jackson, otherwise known as the world's first real Sp...
Upcoming XBLA platform racer Raskulls recently held a contest for fans to create their own Raskull character, the grand prize being that their creation would appear in the game itself. The competition is over, and a brand new...
I think I finally figured out why Raskulls is so appealing me. The name, look and characters remind me of one of those affordable, miniature, collectible toy lines from the nineties. Monster in my Pocket, Mini Boglins, Bad Eg...
When we revealed the previous batch of "Raskully Profiles" for Halfbrick's XBLA debut Raskulls, a number of posters demanded that we see less concept and more in-game material. Halfbrick listened, and has decided to...
As you may have already gathered by now, I'm pretty excited for Raskulls, if only for the fact that the "Raskully Profiles" sent to us by developer Halfbrick are thoroughly adorable. This time around, we get three n...
Halfbrick has sent over two new character profiles for its upcoming puzzle platformer Raskulls. Last time we talked about this upcoming XBLA title, we were introduced to King and Dragon. Now we get a pop culture mainstay in t...