DLCs Keep Comin’

Almost, every game that comes out these days has a DLC tacked on to it. They have been convenient with supporting a game post-launch with the ease of simple downloading and self-installing. Usually with PC games expansions were discs sold separately from the original game months after its release. To keep the player-base active and to entice new…

That’s So 80s

By guest writer Halacy The year was 1980-something it was the time of Reagan, Alf, high-tops (both the shoes and the hairstyle), acid washed skinny jeans and cocaine. The Hollywood movie scene was booming, plus nightclubs and drive-in diners were illuminated with neon lights. Fast-forward to the year 2000-something we have mobile phones smarter than…

Hints to Alan Wake 2?

By guest writer Halacy Kurenski If you take the persona of Charlie Sheen, the talent of Stephen King and a dash of Dick Tracy’s attitude and detective skills you get Alan Wake. An episodic game plays out similarly to a mystery television program, which includes narrative and plot devices normally used in TV, such as…

Op-Ed: Wii Gonna Switch It Up On U

By guest writer Halacy Kurenski Two generations ago, Nintendo lost me. The Wii had a new and innovative idea but it didn’t have the robust, exclusive and mature titles I wanted. They lost me and similar gamers who stuck with Nintendo. Since the Wii, Nintendo seems to be embracing the family-friendly market but I rarely…

Assassin’s Creed IV – Black Flag Leaks and Trailer

It’s happening again. Ubisoft’s next Assassin’s Creed installment is leaking early to the internet however unlike last year (when they company went with an official announcement on Game Informer) Ubisoft is covering their tracks and having the videos pulled or moved to private but it’s the weekend who knows what’ll happen on Monday. Just about…

E3 2012: Featured Games

Elder Scrolls Online Zenimax Online Studios are given the reigns to develop Elder Scrolls Online with consulting from Bethesda. Set 1000 years before Skyrim. You can select nine races, three part of a faction and a specific region in Tamriel. Ebonheart Pact – Argonian, Dunner and the Nord Aldemeri Dominion – Altmer, Bosmer and Khajit…

What To Expect At E3 2012 As Of Yet

We have quite a few months until E3 2012 but rumors are flying around, left and right, about what will be announced and what won’t be. Every so often, it’s hard to keep track of what’s happening. Nintendo: The Wii sold a tremendous amount of units but sacrificed third-party support because of the console’s limitations….

Assassin’s Creed 3 Released Date Confirmed

Assassin’s Creed 3 is given the release date of October 30th. The CEO of Ubisoft, Yves Guillemot,  revealed the information in a conference call with Joystiq. “Assassin’s Creed 3 is the true next generation of both the Assassin’s Creed brand and interactive entertainment/storytelling in general.” Also worth mentioning is that, that Assassin’s Creed 3 is being…

Cloud Gaming On The Rise

Console gaming maybe headed for a big change in the future. Due to the of successes such as Steam and OnLive. A lot of companies are turning towards cloud gaming as an alternative to selling games. A few companies have already begun: EA launched Origin last year. Gamestop is working on a streaming game service…

The Third Time’s A Charm – MW3 VS BF3

Last year, it was Medal of Honor vs Call of Duty: Black Ops. Activision had a nasty scandal in their hands involved with the development team Infinity Ward,losing key people and gaining a lawsuit. Meanwhile, EA laid low, promoted and released Medal of Honor a month before Call of Duty: Black Ops. The game received…