0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Vicente on September 16, 2012 under Featured, PS3 Reviews
Papo & Yo is a puzzle platforming game available via the PSN that is based around a personal and deep concept. The game is an allegory for how the game's creator, Vander Caballero, felt growing up with an abusive alcoholic father. You play as a young Columbian child traveling through a favela, a Columbian slum of small, tightly arranged shacks. The child moves through these areas by compl... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 14, 2012 under Featured, Wii
The full list of games that will be available on launch day for Nintendo's next-generation Wii U console has now been revealed. Some of them are new, some of them have been available on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 for a while, but there are a couple of gems in there that are sure to get people excited. In terms of AAA, gamers can look forward to Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Mass Effect 3: Special Editio... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 13, 2012 under Featured, Wii
The hardware specifications for the Wii U have been leaked ahead of any official announcement from Nintendo. While the Japanese gaming firm has so far detailed the Japanese pricing and release date for the next-gen console, it has remained tight lipped about what's under the hood. Now though VG Leaks is claiming to have the scoop. The full hardware list is as follows: CPU: “Espresso” ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 12, 2012 under Featured, PC Gaming
While it initially feels like a trivialisation of a person's memory to highlight his gaming career over his professional one, the US official killed in the Libyan riots yesterday, had a massive influence on space faring MMO Eve Online - enough that it's worth noting. Sean Smith, Vile Rat, as he was known in game, was considered by many as one of the most influential players in a game full of vi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 11, 2012 under Featured
Sony is set to show off its own version of an augmented reality headset at the Tokyo Game Show, which according to a trailer will offer "360 degree immersive sensation," something which the Japanese electronics maker considers the "future of entertainment." Currently in the "prototype-SR" stage of development, the new design looks to be a reworked version of Sony's HMZ 3D headset, this time wi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 10, 2012 under Featured, Mobile
Despite the average game lasting under 20 seconds, Terry Cavanagh, the developer of VVVVVV and now Super Hexagon, has managed to sell over 10,000 copies of his latest title; the first one he's designed with the mobile platform in mind. This announcement was made as part of a Reddit AMA, where Cavanagh was asked how Super Hexagon had been performing on the iPhone. He answered that in three days,... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Vicente on September 9, 2012 under Featured, PS3 Reviews
Transformers is a property that has a very dedicated fanbase. People who view characters like Optimus Prime as childhood heroes have grown up clutching those nostalgic memories tightly. It can be hard adding to such a property, and getting it wrong (such as Michael Bay's movies) can gain the ire of many of its biggest fans . Now I was born mid-late 80's so I didn't really spend much of my chi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 7, 2012 under Featured, PC Gaming
ArenaNet has announced in a Guild Wars 2 game status update, that it is permanently banning accounts that it deems have been hacked, specifically those that are found using bots or spamming adverts for gold. However, should you contact customer support, informing them that your account was hacked and that the nefarious activity was not your doing, it will be reinstated with a changed password. ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 6, 2012 under Featured, Mobile, PC Gaming
Zynga launched the second title in its Farmville franchise yesterday, with hopes that 'gamers' that once played the original, would find themselves drawn back to the virtual farm once again by the new features and graphical improvements. Interestingly, Zynga is adamant that this isn't designed as a replacement for the original, suggesting that this game has a somewhat different feel. It's certa... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 5, 2012 under Featured, PC Gaming, Xbox 360
Mojang games, the company headed by Markus "Notch" Persson and behind Minecraft, has announced a new scheme in a similar vein to its previous, "Mina Kvarter" project, offering communities the chance to design changes made to their neighbourhood and public places, using Minecraft as a conceptual tool. Called Block by Block, the platform has already been tested in Nairobi, Kenya, with Minecraft b... more.
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