Free on PS Plus: Defend the Land in PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate HD for PS Vita

by David Sanchez on April 22, 2014 @ 10:47 am

The Vita version of Q-Games’ massively popular strategy game PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate HD is the latest free goodie for PlayStation Plus subscribers. The game puts you in the role of Tikiman the Forest Defender. It’s up to you to save […]


Banjo-Kazooie Spiritual Successor Gets Canned

by David Sanchez on April 22, 2014 @ 10:31 am

It’s been two years since a couple of former Rare staffers announced that they were working on a spiritual successor to the Banjo-Kazooie series. In what can only be considered disappointing news, it turns out that the project’s been scrapped. […]


Free-to-Play Soulcalibur: Lost Swords Brings Solo Action to PS3 Today

by David Sanchez on April 22, 2014 @ 9:54 am

The latest chapter in the Soul series is set to drop later today. As specified on the PlayStation Blog, the free-to-play Soulcalibur: Lost Swords will hit the PlayStation 3, offering up a new experience for fans of the weapons-based fighting […]


Sonic Lost World: The Legend of Zelda Zone Review: A Nice Hyrulian Treat

by David Sanchez on April 21, 2014 @ 1:33 pm

Sega went in a distinctly different direction with Sonic Lost World. While a lot of the series’ familiar trappings are present — you’ve got annoying characters, lame cutscenes, and high speeds — the way that the game presents its mechanics […]


Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z Review: Walking Derp

by David Sanchez on April 21, 2014 @ 11:37 am

There are some misconceptions surrounding Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z. First and foremost, people seem to think it’s vastly similar to something you’d see coming from the mind of Suda51. Hell, I was one of those people. Well, it’s not. It’s […]


New Batman Animated Film Based on Arkham Game Series

by David Sanchez on April 21, 2014 @ 9:30 am

A new animated Batman flick titled Batman: Assault on Arkham is headed to Blu-ray, and as indicated on Polygon, it’s based on DC Comics’ hit series of Arkham games. Reprising his role as Batman is Kevin Conroy, who previously voiced […]


Assassin’s Creed Is Ubisoft’s Best-Selling Franchise, But You Probably Already Figured

by David Sanchez on April 21, 2014 @ 9:12 am

Ubisoft’s corporate website is listing some pretty interesting numbers. Specifically, the page reveals the company’s top selling franchise. Yes, it’s Assassin’s Creed. Collectively, the series has managed to hit 73 million units — an impressive feat, no doubt. Second place […]


Naughty Dog Art Director Nate Wells Leaves Studio to Join The Unfinished Swan Dev

by David Sanchez on April 21, 2014 @ 8:44 am

Former Naughty Dog Art Director Nate Wells has departed from the company to pursue other ventures with The Unfinished Swan developer Giant Sparrow. Wells confirmed the news on Twitter, saying that he joined the team on April 3. The art […]


The Hong Kong Massacre: John Woo Meets Hotline Miami

by David Sanchez on April 16, 2014 @ 11:55 am

Take one look at The Hong Kong Massacre and you’ll instantly be reminded of Hotline Miami. The game’s top-down, blood-drenched, bullet-heavy style is certainly reminiscent of developer Dennaton Games’ neon-soaked hit. As reported on Eurogamer, however, further inspection of The […]


Minecraft Getting PS3 Retail Version Next Month

by David Sanchez on April 16, 2014 @ 11:26 am

The insanely popular voxel-based world builder Minecraft will soon be widely available in yet another format. Taking to the PlayStation Blog, Mojang announced that Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition will hit retail shelves beginning May 16. As expected, this version of […]