• Another Perspective Review - Windows PC (Steam)
  • Sakura Spirit Review – Windows PC (Steam)
  • GRID Autosport Review - Xbox 360 (Also on PlayStation 3, Windows PC, Xbox 360)
  • Oddworld: New N Tasty Review – PlayStation 4
  • Fearless Fantasy Review - Windows PC (Steam)

Another Perspective Review – PC (Steam)

Posted By Eric Kelly On August 29, 2014 at 3:39 pm ADD COMMENTS

Another Perspective logoThere comes a time every now and then where someone will put out a game and have it act as more of a vessel to tell a specific narrative. Only, the story is largely a meandering, plodding mess of jumbled thoughts. Sure that might have been the point of Another Perspective, but it makes for bad storytelling when paired with average puzzles.
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New Launch Date for Gauntlet / New Artwork and Trailer

Posted By Justin Lee On August 27, 2014 at 12:12 pm ADD COMMENTS

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) announced today that the release date for Gauntlet, the fully modernized reboot of the classic dungeon crawler, has moved to September 23, 2014. The additional time was needed to fine-tune details in order to bring gamers an even more robust multiplayer experience.

Gauntlet is still set to arrive on Steam for Windows PC and will offer full support for SteamOS and the upcoming Steam Machines in 2015. As a thank you for all fans who pre-ordered the game, WBIE has added a special in-game item as a bonus: The Spawn of Kerthull, a special Wizard’s Robe made from dead imps, who are children of the greater demon, Kerthull.
Gauntlet spawn_of_kerthull

In addition, WBIE and developer Arrowhead Game Studios today released a new video that takes an in-depth look into the heroes, game modes and lore of the game. The video walkthrough is available to watch via YouTube below:

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NHL 15 Demo Released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Posted By Justin Lee On August 26, 2014 at 4:39 pm ADD COMMENTS

Get your first taste of a new generation of hockey videogames. Electronic Arts Inc. announced today that the official game demo for EA SPORTS NHL 15 is now available for download worldwide on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles. With the demo, you can lace up as either team from the 2014 Stanley Cup Final, the Los Angeles Kings or New York Rangers, and skate under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden and the Staples Center. If you are new to the NHL franchise or just want to work on mastering the Superstar Skill Stick, jump into the demo’s Practice Mode for a free skate against a goalie.

In NHL 15, you will see the most realistic looking and skating hockey players ever in a videogame, along with most detailed and authentic representation of the game of hockey itself. 12 Player NHL Collision Physics and Real Puck Physics capture the hard hitting chaos and unpredictability of the sport, while the Superstar Skill Stick and Vision AI put the flow and finesse of the game in your hands.

Watch it all come together in the new NHL 15 Gameplay Series: Living Worlds trailer:

NHL 15 Screenshots:

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PlayStation Network is Back Online

Posted By Justin Lee On August 25, 2014 at 12:32 pm ADD COMMENTS

PlayStation NetworkSony has announced that PSN (PlayStation Network) is back online after a massive network attack over the weekend:

The PlayStation Network and Sony Entertainment Network are back online and people can now enjoy the services on their PlayStation devices. The networks were taken offline due to a distributed denial of service attack. We have seen no evidence of any intrusion to the network and no evidence of any unauthorized access to users’ personal information.

In light of today’s issue, the networks will not undergo the regularly scheduled maintenance, which was planned for Monday, August 25. We will provide an update shortly for when the maintenance will be rescheduled.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused by this issue. Thanks for your patience and support.

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Like other major networks around the world, the PlayStation Network and Sony Entertainment Network have been impacted by an attempt to overwhelm our network with artificially high traffic.

Although this has impacted your ability to access our network and enjoy our services, no personal information has been accessed.

We will continue to work towards fixing this issue and hope to have our services up and running as soon as possible.

We regret any inconvenience this may have caused.

Disney Infinity Wii Owners Offered Free Wii U Game Upgrade

Posted By Justin Lee On August 22, 2014 at 3:31 pm ADD COMMENTS

Disney Infinity Wii Box ShotDisney Interactive is giving Disney Infinity (1.0 Edition) Wii gamers the chance to upgrade their play experience to Wii U free of charge, exclusively through the Nintendo eShop. Starting today, fans who own the Disney Infinity Starter Pack on Wii can download the Wii U version of the game from the Nintendo eShop, complete with multiplayer. The Disney Infinity base and figures are required to play on Wii U once downloaded.

The Wii U version of Disney Infinity utilizes the Wii U GamePad to create worlds in the Toy Box and share them online. Activate missions and unlock toys in Play Sets to discover Monsters University, Pirates of the Caribbean and The Incredibles in high definition. Play as Sulley in his early student days in the world of Monsters University, plunge into adventure as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean, and activate the powers of Mr. Incredible on a quest to save the world from Syndrome and his super villains in The Incredibles Play Set.
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Alphadia Genesis Wii U Reveals Its Characters

Posted By Justin Lee On August 21, 2014 at 4:12 pm ADD COMMENTS

Alphadia Genesis LogoNatsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, today reveals the characters behind their upcoming RPG launching in the US and Canada for Nintendo Wii U, Alphadia Genesis. The first game in the Alphadia series to hit consoles in North America, the game is rated E10+ by the ESRB, and will be available exclusively on the Wii U eShop.

“We have been waiting for an opportunity to launch a Wii U title since the system’s release in late 2012,” said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO at Natsume. “Alphadia Genesis provided us with a fantastic opportunity to bring our fans an RPG we’re sure they’re going to love!”

Alphadia Year 1092: Fifteen years have passed since the end of the terrible Energi Wars, where clones were used as weapons. Two kingdoms, after nearly destroying each other and the natural resources of Energi, signed an important peace treaty, and have been co-operative neighbors ever since: Augustine and Archleign, where the story of Alphadia Genesis begins.

Fray is a member of the local guild in the Kingdom of Archleign, and a skilled swordsman; though he’s been invited to join the national army, he prefers the freedom of working on his own schedule. He has a younger sister, Aurra. His primary element is Fire.
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The Witcher Battle Arena Logo SmallCD PROJEKT RED, creators of the critically acclaimed Witcher franchise of games, and Fuero Games are thrilled to announce the launch of registration for The Witcher Battle Arena closed beta for Android devices.

The Witcher Battle Arena is a fast, fun and accessible MOBA game based in the Witcher universe. Crafted to excel on mobile devices, Battle Arena combines great accessibility and a balanced learning curve with complex tactics and a limitless array of skill-based strategies gamers can deploy during each battle. Designed with fairness in mind, the game features no pay-to-win elements and allows players to unlock every piece of in-game content via gameplay.

The Witcher Battle Arena Debut Gameplay Trailer:

“We are extremely passionate about games, whether they be for PC, console or mobile devices. The Witcher Battle Arena is our take on the MOBA genre and we are really excited at the prospect of sharing it with the gaming community! We highly value fans of The Witcher, and their opinions have always been paramount in helping us develop a great gaming experience–The Witcher Battle Arena is no exception! Sign up for the soon-to-commence closed beta now and, once you’ve had a chance to play around with it, share your thoughts – we’re really eager to hear what you have to say!” saidBenjamin Lee, Producer for Mobile Games, CD PROJEKT RED. “It doesn’t matter if you’re new to MOBA games or The Witcher universe, we’ve made a lot of effort to create a fun experience for everyone,” added Lee.
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LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham – Brainiac Trailer and Artwork Released

Posted By Justin Lee On August 21, 2014 at 11:39 am ADD COMMENTS

A new trailer for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham reveals Brainiac’s diabolical plan to shrink the Earth and take control of his enemies using the power of the Lantern Rings. Now, the super heroes of the DC Comics universe must join forces with the Legion of Doom on a journey across the Lantern Worlds to stop the nefarious evildoer from adding Earth to his twisted collection.

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Brainiac Trailer:

Also released today is new game artwork to complement the trailer, teasing Brainiac’s growing collection of cities as Batman, Superman, Lex Luthor, Solomon Grundy, Joker and Cheetah prepare to blast off on an out-of-this-world adventure.

LEGO Batman 3 Artwork

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Wii U, 3DS and PC this fall.

Sakura Spirit Review – Windows PC (Steam)

Posted By Eric Kelly On August 21, 2014 at 11:24 am ADD COMMENTS

sakuraspirit_logoSekaiproject has been doing a lot of work to get visual novels on steam, but this might be the first time they’ve ever tried their hand at a ‘not-quite an eroge’ Visual Novel. The result is something that ultimately fails to satisfy while being a gigantic tease for a possible follow up.
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The GTA Online San Andreas Flight School Update Now Available

Posted By Justin Lee On August 19, 2014 at 11:41 am ADD COMMENTS

grand_theft_auto_v_logoRockStar Games is happy to announce that the San Andreas Flight School Update is now available. The newest addition to the world of Grand Theft Auto Online includes new missions, jets, cars and player customization options alongside additional gameplay changes.

San Andreas Flight School Update Trailer:

San Andreas Flight School Update Screenshots:

Missions
· 10 brand-new solo aerial challenge missions including combat maneuvering, low-flying challenges, formation flying and more.
· All-new VS Mission Modes
· New Races, Capture jobs, Contact Missions, Parachute Jumps, and more
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