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Atari Makes Plans to Rule the Entertainment World

Atari Makes Plans to Rule the Entertainment World 0

New York, NY—Many people thought the glory days of Atari where long-gone, but the company is on the verge of staging a comeback to thrust themselves into the center of the technology spotlight. On June 18, the company launched a strategy to dominate the digital age with a collection of online video games, online casinos,(…)

Crackdown returns exclusively for Xbox One

Crackdown returns exclusively for Xbox One 0

Hello Agent. At today’s Microsoft press event at E3 2014, Microsoft announced the long awaited return of Crackdown, the much loved open world, super cops and robbers series created by the original game’s director. No release date was given and the entire trailer was CGI, so we didn’t really get a look at any gameplay(…)

Dance Central Spotlight coming to Xbox One this September

Dance Central Spotlight coming to Xbox One this September 0

Harmonix today revealed the latest entry in their Kinect-based dance games. Dance Central Spotlight will be making its way over to Xbox One this fall and will be the first game in the series to be completely downloadable. Players can purchase the game, which ships with 10 songs, and later on expand their music library with more than(…)

FIFA 2014 World Cup Brazil: Review 0

The World Cup clock is ticking, and fans all over the planet are gearing up for a month-long TV marathon by, well, sitting in front of the TV playing EA Sport’s latest instalment in the FIFA series. So how does it compare to previous FIFA games, and how realistic is it this time around? Game(…)

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire announced

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire announced 0

Nintendo has announced a “fresh take” on the GBA Pokémon games that released back in 2003. Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are expected to launch on 3DS November of this year, and promise to let players explore a “dramatic new world”. Not much is known as of now, but there’s no doubt Nintendo will be releasing more(…)

Listen to the Mario Kart 8 soundtrack right now

Listen to the Mario Kart 8 soundtrack right now 0

Anyone that has played Mario Kart 64 remembers those classic melodies that bring back memories of racing with your pals and throwing shells at each other all while avoiding the chain chomps on Rainbow Road. It’s music to every gamer’s ears, and each Mario Kart game brings us even more songs to remember. Youtube user vini64 has(…)

Get revved up with this Mario Kart 8 Nintendo Direct

Get revved up with this Mario Kart 8 Nintendo Direct 0

Nintendo is known for their periodic Nintendo Directs in which members of its team unveil upcoming titles or reveal new aspects of a game. Today’s Mario Kart 8 Nintendo Direct pretty much answers any questions you may have about the upcoming Wii U racer, and it does so in a way that’s quite thorough. Ever(…)

Gaming Really Is Making You Thick… Brained!

Gaming Really Is Making You Thick… Brained! 0

Mention video games to a parent and you’re likely to hear something along the lines of it warping children’s brains, desensitising them, and making them fat; except the Wii of course, you can bowl on that! But whilst consoling may be making generations a little bit thicker set, research has shown it could also be(…)

Five Things You Need To Know About Pro Gaming

Five Things You Need To Know About Pro Gaming 0

While many of us stick to gaming as a purely recreational activity, some players out there make it their living. Pro gaming is a serious industry and one that gives fans and gamers alike the chance to step things up a gear. The rise of social aspects and online multi-player features in modern gaming has(…)

The Elder Scrolls Online: Early Access Impressions

The Elder Scrolls Online: Early Access Impressions 0

It wasn’t until I got off the boat at Davon’s Watch that I realized how far I had come. In an attempt to become fully immersed in the universe, I have always played as a Dark Elf in the Elder Scrolls games and, despite the centuries in between the respective storylines, I imagined them all(…)

LUFTRAUSERS Review

LUFTRAUSERS Review 1

Bullet hell is such a special place. Flying into this Indie golden age, Dutch developer Vlambeer’s newest title, LUFTRAUSERS, brings us back to the time when aerial dominance dominated the gaming landscape. Taking command of a small airplane over a vast ocean, LUFTRAUSERS tasks you with destroying as many enemies as you can before you(…)

The Rise Of eSports Betting

The Rise Of eSports Betting 0

eSports have risen hugely over the last few years growing from its humble online beginnings in the early 1990’s to a professional industry that sees thousands of gamers, and millions watching, particularly in the USA. Professional gaming is still relatively new to the world compared to the more traditional sports, with them not being recognised(…)

Game Review: South Park — The Stick of Truth

Game Review: South Park — The Stick of Truth 0

Not so quiet mountain town. The love affair between South Park and video games has been a one-way street so far. While creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker have given us episodes based on everything from Guitar Hero to Pokemon and Tiger Woods PGA Tour, the games industry has given them…Chef’s Luv Shack. All that(…)

Game Review: Thief

Game Review: Thief 0

Kleptomanic Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat – Thief is not a bad game. It’s entertaining and satisfying as hell to plan out and pull off the perfect heist. Yes, Thief does a lot right, and that’s why it’s so maddening that it takes so many shortcuts and delivers an(…)

Video: “Hollow Lullaby” trailer for Dark Souls II,

Video: “Hollow Lullaby” trailer for Dark Souls II, 0

Namco Bandai and From Software dropped a quick trailer on our laps today for Dark Souls II. It’s hard to believe Dark Souls is three years old already, but Dark Souls II comes out next month, and it looks like it’s going to be both pretty and pretty challenging. From the developer: Dark Souls II(…)

Thief launch trailer is quite spooky

Thief launch trailer is quite spooky 0

Square Enix’s reboot of the Thief franchise comes out next week, but one last trailer gives you a look at some of its more supernatural elements and intriguing characters you’ll meet. Ghosts, shadows, and a lot of sneaking around are sure to await you regardless of how you decide to play this stealthy adventure. We’ve(…)

New trailer shows off Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD’s added features

New trailer shows off Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD’s added features 0

Final Fantasy X and X-2 aren’t just getting a graphics overhaul when their remastered editions launch next month. These two games will also come with new content highlighted in the trailer above. Expect re-arranged background music, trophies, cross-save compatibility, new Dress Spheres, and over 20 hours of content never released in the North American version.(…)