Microsoft can coast on the success of the Xbox 360 and Kinect in North America by talking about games, games, and more games during their E3 press conference on June 6 at 9 AM PST (12 PM EST).
The Wall Street Journal reports that Activision will be introducing a subscription-based online service for their Call of Duty franchise. Pricing in less than $8/month, the service—named Call of Duty Elite—will supposedly offer subscribers exclusive extra content as well as advanced gameplay tracking tools they can’t get anywhere else. But the question is: will it [...]
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As we go into E3, it seems like a good idea to us to take stock of where the games industry is. We take stock of what’s going on, and get an idea of how we’re feeling going into what could be one of the most change-filled shows in years.
There’s some perfect parallel world out there somewhere that received the long-demanded Final Fantasy VII remake in 2007 for the PlayStation 3 in celebration of the game’s 10th anniversary. Long-time fans crapped on it for being easier than the 1997 original and for taking a few risks with extras (which included a resurrection sidequest), but [...]
Just a year removed from the successful Red Dead Redemption, Rockstar Games (along with Australian developer Team Bondi) is back with a 1940s police drama in LA Noire. Considering it’s based during a time where Hollywood was deep in the studio-era, there’s no wonder as to why this is one the grandest Rockstar games to [...]
Sony’s MLB series returns with revamped controls and some big changes to the Road to the Show mode.
Valve Corporation’s cult-following puzzle-platform game released in 2007 continues in the long-awaited sequel, Portal 2, released on PC, MAC, Xbox 360 and PS3. With two playing modes, two sets of characters and two stories, gamers should prepare themselves for hours of fun, sarcasm and infinite loops!
Fighting games are, when you get down to it, the original eSport. As such, it’s baffling to some people how the genre hasn’t taken off to the kind of mainstream success as have genres that came along later, like first-person shooters and real-time strategy. It isn’t that fighting games haven’t been represented in big-tent leagues [...]
With its predecessor turning out to be one of the best music games in the genre, Rock Band 3 has some very big expectations to live up to. Is it able to deliver, or does it fall short? What Is It? Rock Band 3 is the first real sequel to the 2008 hit Rock Band [...]
Coming right out with it, Nintendo and its fans annoyed the hell out of me in the months leading up to the Wii’s unveiling, and eventually its release. It felt like I couldn’t go on a message board or read any bit of gaming news without having this massive gaming “Revolution” shoved in my face. [...]