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Apr 26 // Jason Cabral

Link to the Past 2 in development for over two years

Last week, the sound of millions of jaws dropping could be heard at the announcement of a spiritual successor to the beloved Super Nintendo classic The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Recently, Zelda series producer...
Apr 16 // Jason Cabral

On the grid: GRID 2 multiplayer integrates RaceNet

Integrated statistic tracking and social networking features with videogames is no new concept, even in the racing genre, but the road warriors at Codematers look to be adding a lot more to their RaceNet with the upcoming re...
Apr 16 // Jason Cabral

Divinity: Original Sin reaches $500,000 stretch goal

I haven't played much of the Divinity series, but Divinity: Original Sin has certainly caught my interest, as well as the interest of many of long-time fans. Just yesterday, Larian Studios met its Kickstarter stretch goal fo...
Apr 08 // Jason Cabral

Mode 7 devs show off Frozen Synapse for iPad

What do you get when you take a popular turn-based indie title and try to bring all of its charm to iPads? You get the latest iteration of Frozen Synapse, from the fine folks over at Mode 7 Games. Don't worry good followers ...
Apr 08 // Jason Cabral

Skyrim update 1.9 hits consoles, adds in Legendary mode

Just a few weeks ago, Bethesda released its 1.9 Beta update to the PC version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim which introduced its Legendary difficulty, Legendary skills, as well as a number of bug fixes. It didn't take long f...
Apr 02 // Jason Cabral

New mod adds Doom weapons and characters to Half-Life 2

Have you ever asked yourself, "What if someone took the concept of fighting flat 2D enemies from Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard and put it into a much better game?" I know I have, and thankfully the modder Ghor has answ...
Apr 02 // Jason Cabral

Enjoy all of BioShock Infinite in this 3.5-hour movie

Just this past weekend I finished BioShock Infinite, and as a huge fan of the original BioShock this game did not disappoint. I'm still thinking about the story and making new revelations -- and it's been two days ...
Mar 29 // Jason Cabral

Visit the Pacific theater of war in Rising Storm

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...
Mar 29 // Jason Cabral

Take-Two possibly reworking FPS XCOM as new title

2K Marin may be reworking its 2010 first-person shooter XCOM into a different title entirely. Just last week, Take-Two Interactive had registered three domain names; thebureau-game.com, thebureau-game.net and whathappene...
Mar 29 // Jason Cabral

'Over 200%': Kickstarter success with Pixelscopic

Crowdfunding is becoming a new viable option for young upstart businesses and developers, but some come to the Kickstarter table unprepared. Not the boys at Pixelscopic, though! They wanted to make sure every last lower-case&...
Mar 26 // Jason Cabral

High-definition and sexy: Pixelscopic on choosing 2D

Throughout gaming history, there are many examples of iconic visual design and of characters and worlds that have transcended the limitations of their medium to become cultural icons. Gamers of all ages know the happy little ...
Mar 22 // Jason Cabral

New Legend of Grimrock Master Quest available for free

You have to hand it to Benjamin "Komag" Ramsey and the rest of the hardworking individuals on his team. They put a lot of effort and passion into Legend of Grimrock - Master Quest, and the result is a full-length rework of th...
Mar 22 // Jason Cabral

Delver's Drop began as a mash-up of Zelda and pinball

I am always fascinated to hear developers talk about how the ideas for their game first come into existence. Sometimes it can be a revolutionary moment of clarity where all the stars are aligned and pure wonder takes on physi...
Mar 11 // Jason Cabral

Jones on Fire ditches F2P model, releases on GooglePlay

Developers have always had to make hard decisions concerning the future of their products and brands. Even after weeks of planning and researching business models, what may have worked for one brand my not work for yours. Su...
Mar 11 // Jason Cabral

DayZ devs show off server-side Zombies in this update

Dean "Rocket" Hall and the rest of the folks at Bohemia Interactive have been pretty busy working on the standalone version of DayZ and this new developer video helps shed some light on what they have been polishing. Im...
Mar 04 // Jason Cabral

New Hori keyboard is both metal and gosh-darn cute

I have been trying to get into the Dragon Quest series of games for a few years now, mostly from the positive response that RPG players have given the series. I also love finding regular everyday items that get an infusion of...
Mar 04 // Jason Cabral

Bethesda updates Skyrim to version 1.9 Beta on Steam

Good news, weary travelers of Skyrim! Bethesda has just updated the PC version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to 1.9 beta for you to test out, if you so wish. It looks like console adventurers will have to wait a little while...
Mar 04 // Jason Cabral

Add some noir to your fairytales in Diggs Nightcrawler

After the mixed reception to the Wonderbook: Book of Spells late last year, I would have thought that Sony would have shelved any future Wonderbook titles for a while. But only a few months after that romp through ...
Feb 25 // Jason Cabral

Check out Nipple Lights in One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2

Strap on your Log Pose, because the crew of the Thousand Sunny is heading for the New World! After their inaugural voyage last year on the PS3, the Strawhat Pirates are coming back with new skills, new allies ...
Feb 25 // Jason Cabral

Have no fear! Sinestro added to Injustice roster

What better way to reveal a new character for your fighting game than by barely showing them off in a new trailer? The next match-ups for DC's Battle Arena have been announced: the Man of Steel is going toe-to-toe with the l...
Feb 19 // Jason Cabral

NVIDIA announces Tegra 4i with built-in i500 LTE modem

NVIDIA's looking to make more graphical waves in the mobile and tablet market with the unveiling of the Tegra 4i LTE mobile processor. The company has also released the new specs on its i500 LTE modem, which will be integrate...
Feb 19 // Jason Cabral

Bumblebee Baird takes us through Judgment's multiplayer

People Can Fly sure knows its multiplayer! Odd multiplayer armor choices aside, Gears of War: Judgment's multiplayer is looking to have some of the most robust options and refined mechanics in the series. The inclusion of th...
Feb 11 // Jason Cabral

StarCraft II mod 'Night of the Dead' designer speaks

I haven't picked up StarCraft II in a long time, and I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one. But with StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm coming soon, I caught the real-time-strategy bug again and need some sweet resource manageme...
Feb 11 // Jason Cabral

New Legacy of Kain and Wolfenstein domains registered

Thanks to the secret ninja teams of CSC Corporate Domains, we now know that Square Enix has registered a domain linking to a possible new entry in the Legacy of Kain series. The domain in question, WarForNosgoth.com, makes di...
Feb 08 // Jason Cabral

Music for the Soul: Mitsuda's grand battle theme revealed

I have always enjoyed the orchestral work of composers such as Kow Otani and Motoi Sakuraba, because of their ability to express such a broad range of feelings through their music. They can make you feel like a hero, fi...
Feb 08 // Jason Cabral

Gloin-Hit! Monolith announces newest playable character

Monolith may be drip-feeding its MOBA DLC to their customers, but for those avid Guardians of Middle-earth fans, a new character is about to enter the battle. The newest addition to Guardians roaster is Gloin, father of Giml...
Feb 08 // Jason Cabral

Survive randomized dungeons in Zelda-esque Delver's Drop

"Colorful' and "nostalgic" are the first things to come to my mind after checking out that trailer. It's also pretty easy to see the influence that The Legend of Zelda series had on the folks at Pixelscopic, and I for one su...
Feb 02 // Jason Cabral

Magrunner: Add some Cthulhu to your future FPS puzzler

After a successful crowdfunding campaign on Gamesplanet Labs, developer Frogwares is branching away from its line of adventure titles and exploring a different area with Magrunner. And what better place to start tha...
Feb 01 // Jason Cabral

Meet your new Alien buddies in Colonial Marines

The Aliens franchise has always had its hits and misses, but Gearbox is looking to expand upon the series fiction with Aliens: Colonial Marines and bring out some new Aliens to for us to play with. Don't worry though, they h...
Jan 25 // Jason Cabral

NetherRealm hits hard with new Injustice trailer

There is still a fair bit of time until the release of Injustice: Gods Among Us, but NetherRealm Studios has just dropped a new trailer that give us a little more insight into the major players in this DC slugfest. It seems ...






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