Archive:  May, 2012

Humble Indie Bundle V is awesome

By , May 31, 2012 0

The newest Humble Indie Bundle has debuted and it’s a beaut. The games included in this bundle are… Amnesia: The Dark Descent Psychonauts Limbo Superbrothers: Swords & Sworcery EP Bonus: Bastion If you are into indie games at all, you’ve… Read More »

By , May 31, 2012 3

Last week, 38 Studios and Big Huge Games instituted a company-wide lay-off.  Their big game, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, didn’t sell quite as well as they needed it to.  These are real people who were laid off.  People with mortgages. … Read More »

By , May 31, 2012 0

Not every game is created equal. Sometimes there are titles that get only one or two of us excited and then there are titles where the whole staff wants to get in on the action but like Highlander, “there can… Read More »

By , May 30, 2012 0

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Promptly after episode 100, Jason and Britt realized that beez was holding the show back. So don’t expect any beez in n00bs 101, but in his stead, expect boots, of the 33rd variety. This new and improved cast discuss all the recent happenings, and even…

By , May 30, 2012 5

Sitting down to write this review, I very much wanted to just write “Diablo III is great,” score it a five out of five and go back to playing it. Ultimately that review would serve to deliver how I truly feel while playing the game, it is great and I want to keep playing it. But it would also be applying a huge blindfold to the issues that Diablo III has.

By , May 29, 2012 1

It feels like developer Techland borrowed ideas from all sorts of racers, from Pure to Excitebots, but forgot to bring anything new to the table. The game is a laundry list of every genre cliché haphazardly thrown together into something competent and mildly entertaining but utterly generic.

Sony patents game stopping ads

By , May 29, 2012 0

Sony has patented the process of inserting advertising into video games that pause gameplay. In what will no doubt become a fighting point for gamers if used in triple-A titles, the process allows for a server side signal to play… Read More »

By , May 29, 2012 7

Losing ten pounds in one week is a huge encouragement to keep striving towards the ultimate goal but even losing a little bit of weight is progress right? Unfortunately, that is not entirely the case; with the scale seesawing back… Read More »

Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II

By , May 29, 2012 1

Sonic the Hedgehog fans are hard to please. For years we have gone on and on about how we want a Sonic game that plays just like the Genesis games of the 90’s. Sega heard our cries and gave us… Read More »

Games, porn are destroying your life says new TED book

By , May 28, 2012 0

Creator of the 1971 Stanford Prison Experiment Dr. Philip Zimbardo and his assistant Nikita Duncan says the addictions to video games and pornography are ruining the lives of young men. In the book, “The Demise of Guys: Why Boys Are Struggling… Read More »