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Month: April, 2014

Infamous: Second Son – Beaten & Bruised Reviews

Enjoy Your Power. Leading up to the release of Sucker Punch Productions’ newest entry to the Infamous franchise, Infamous: Second Son, that slogan embodied the change in tone from the previous entries in the series, and particularly the shift from reluctant super-powered protagonist Cole…

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Nintendo Giving Away Free Games With Mario Kart 8

With the release of Mario Kart 8 on May 30th, Nintendo wants to sweeten the deal for anyone who buys the game.
Anyone who purchases Mario Kart 8 will also get a free download code of a game once they register their copy of the game on Club Nintendo.
The deal is also available to people who buy…

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Uncanny Valley Looking for Funds on Indiegogo

Uncanny Valley developers are looking for €5,000 or £4,100-ish to fund their side-scrolling survival-horror game. What makes this game a little more interesting is their approach to dying. Rather than always killing the character, and making players go through the same tedious parts over and ov…

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Driveclub Release Date Announced

Sony has announced that Driveclub will be released on October 7 in North America, October 8 in Europe, and October 10 in the UK. It will be available on the PlayStation 4 on those dates.
Just yesterday the company promised fans that a release date would be revealed soon. Additionally, Sony r…

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Watch Dogs Season Pass Detailed

Ubisoft has announced the details of the upcoming Watch Dogs Season Pass. Included in the Season Pass will be new single-player story, a new game mode, plus new missions, weapons and outfits.
The Season Pass will cost $19.99 in North America. Here’s what you’ll get:

An all-new …

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H1Z1 Early Gameplay Footage Revealed

For anyone who hasn’t been frozen or in a cave the last 5 years, its pretty well-known that our society has an obsession with zombies. Some would likely say longer than that, but some real indicators have appeared in the gaming world lately. The latest zombie apocalypse game, H1Z1, is …

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Delayed Spider-Man 2 Up For Download On Xbox

Last week Activision delayed the release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on Xbox One and Xbox 360. They claimed they were working with Microsoft on a release date still, but didn’t announce one. The game was set for release on the 29th on all other consoles still though.
But currently, US…

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Madden NFL 15 Release Date Announced

Electronic Arts has announced that Madden NFL 15 will be released on August 26 in North America and August 29 in Europe for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.
The release date was revealed in a 30 second teaser trailer, which you can see down below. In a recent press…

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Driveclub Release Date Will Be Revealed Soon

A recent post on the official Facebook page for Driveclub has promised fans that a release date will be revealed soon.
“We know you want news about DRIVECLUB. We are going to bring you up to speed with a full ‪#‎DRIVECLUB‬ update soon, because we are immensely proud of how the game is devel…

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Hearthstone Not Coming To Consoles – Yet

Though many fans of the popular card game have brought up the idea. Blizzard has no intentions right now of releasing Hearthstone onto any consoles.
For now, Blizzard is focusing on releasing the game onto Android, and they’ve got their hands full with that; and that is currently their…

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