Pixel8Bit Episode 23 – Sonic Strikes Back

The entire crew gathers as Sonic the Hedgehog is back in our lives! And we celebrate the new game discussing Sonic’s history, influence and where to go from here! Though, we get sidetracked about Mega Man a little bit (the feels) it’s still a show about Sonic the Hedgehog.

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…

In-Depth Look at Art of Battle | For Honor

Ubisoft’s much hyped medieval action title, For Honor, is less than a month away from release. It features an alternate world where vikings, samurai and knights fight each other in duels and wars with a single player campaign but focus primarily for it’s multiplayer the largest selling point of this game is the combat system…

E3 2012: Featured Games Cont’d

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Black Ops 2‘s demo takes place in the middle of a war-torn LA as you try to protect the president. Dramatic explosions, loud shouting and gunfire everywhere the demo doesn’t let up. Treyarch giving the series a new futuristic look and advanced weapons since it now takes place in…

E3 2012 Square Enix Showcases the Luminous Studio Engine

Though Microsoft and Sony didn’t utter a word about next-gen technology we can tell the developers are getting ready. Square Enix unveiled the tech demo live at E3. The Luminous Studio engine is power can be used for the next PlayStation and Xbox. Hardware specs haven’t been released just yet but it looks like a…

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…

Battlefield vs Call of Duty: The Numbers Game

It’s the second week of November, you know what it’s all about. Everyone is done with Halloween, working on recipes for Thanksgiving, thinking about Christmas presents and it’s the yearly release of Call of Duty. Yes, Activision is now ready for war against Battlefield 3 to win over the sales. The Call of Duty series…

Aging Over Time

Prequels, sequels and reboots happen all the time. In all of media. So it’s never a surprise that a remake or a continuation to a dated title is announced and it shouldn’t be a surprise if that title has an entirely different look than before. Ignore the reboots of running series like Mortal Kombat, Castlevania…

Monthly Round-Up: September 2011

-Dead Island’s Risky Launch- Dead Island debuted last month meeting some mixed reviews and controversy. Critics and gamers liked the graphics and atmosphere of the game but that didn’t make up for the weak story – compared to the the teaser trailer which debuted over a year ago. Still, Dead Island had bugs and flaws…

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…

Drive Angry

San Fransisco is the city for crazy car races and chases. San Fransisco: Rush, Blur, Juiced, Test Drive and the Top Gear. All of these games had at least 1 title that took place in San Fransisco. 60’s actor Steve McQueen changed the location of Bullit from New York to San Fransisco because he the…

The Breath of Fire

This November prepare to step into the vast open world of Skyrim. The 5th sequel to the Elder Scrolls series resembles the cold plains from a Nordic tale. From traversing the huge world to using mystical powers and fighting dragons this edition of Elder Scrolls packs a punch with it’s sleeves rolled up. It still…