When Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater burst onto the gaming scene in 1999, it was met with universal acclaim. On top of that, it also helped the extreme sport of skateboarding reach a marketing zenith and Tony Hawk soon became a household name. Of course, with all sports games, a new iteration and competition came year [...]
The Tomb Raider franchise is easily one of the most successful franchises in video game history. Despite hitting some low points along the way (Angel of Darkness, per most), the series has remained primarily solid in its offerings. And with that, 2013 will see a reboot of the series, with Lara Croft returning as a [...]
At Microsoft’s booth on Comic Con’s exhibition hall floor, we got an early look at Halo 4’s multiplayer. Part of a 12-man, two-team group, the demo allowed a solid look at some of the features available in a revised Slayer in War Games mode.
Assassin’s Creed III had a relatively heavy presence at Comic Con 2012, offering a standalone booth as well as a playable multiplayer demo at the Xbox Gaming Lounge just outside the Convention Center.
Like many big gaming companies, Square Enix is one that’s well aware of both its own history and the history of its own franchises. So of course the company is going to make a big deal about the 25th anniversary of what’s probably the most popular RPG series of all time, Final Fantasy. After years [...]
Nintendo’s wildly popular Pokémon franchise is one that has spawned games in a multitude of different genres. Aside from the basic flagship RPGs, there have been pinball games, fighting games, dungeon crawlers, and even a Pokémon game based around photography. While some of the spinoff games have been good, none of them were truly great [...]