Crash Bandicoot Tops UK Charts during Splatoon 2’s Launch

Splatoon 2 Launches at a Close 2nd The number 1 software marsupial has proven that he’s still all the rage. This weekend witnessed the launch of Splatoon 2, Nintendo’s next first-party hitter for the Switch. But thanks to Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, it fell short of topping weekend sales.

2017/07/24 5:09:26 PM

Echo Arena Review – Frantic Zero-G Space Frisbee

Echo Arena Review ‘First time, huh?’ my teammate asked, after noticing how helpless I was in zero-g. I nodded. To my surprise, she jetted up beside me and boldly took charge. ‘Well, grab onto me. I’ll boost you. Welcome to Echo Arena.’ And boost me she did.

2017/07/24 3:21:12 PM

Pokemon Go’s First Live Event Was a Total Disaster

Full Refunds for Everyone! The Pokemon GO Fest, the hit mobile game’s very first live event in Chicago, didn’t go all that well. In fact, one could argue it was something of a disaster. There were crazy-long lines, technical problems and a horde of pretty angry fans. Niantic has acknowledged their blunder, and has taken steps to set things right.

2017/07/23 11:37:35 PM

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles Review – Fishing and Farming in a Wonderful Open-World

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles Review It seems like nowadays every developer wants to make an open-world game. In the case of a studio like Guerrilla Games, a company previously known almost exclusively for the first-person shooter franchise Killzone, their foray into open-world games was this year’s Horizon: Zero Dawn, which has been one of the biggest critical successes of the year. But when it comes to new open-world games,…

2017/07/23 10:23:11 PM

Crackdown 3 Gets Glorious New Gameplay From Comic-Con & Confirms Playable Terry Crews

New Crackdown 3 Gameplay Arrives from SDCC Crackdown 3 didn’t exactly blow people away at E3 2017. The E3 demo’s graphics seemed a little underwhelming and well none of the buildings exploded. For some, the best part wasn’t even the game but it was Terry Crews’ appearance. Much to our relief, Microsoft made up for shortchanging Crackdown 3 at E3 with a full panel at San Diego Comic-Con. Hosted by…

2017/07/23 10:01:07 PM

PC Game Deals: Over 50% Off Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth And More

PC Game Deals: Big Savings on Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, Gaming Accessories and More The weekend may be at an end but we have one last list for you guys! This week for Amazon PC deals we have Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 PC Season Pass Edition at 50% off and Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth at a whopping 77% off! At the top of our list for accessories and hardware,…

2017/07/23 6:12:52 PM

Team behind DOOM Documentary Forming New Project for the Witcher Series

Filmmakers Will Explore How the Legendary Franchise Came to Be One of the greatest games ever made is The Witcher 3, and this will prove a hard fact to dispute for some time to come. Even so, the previous installments of CD Projekt Red have all proven great in their own right. Which is why the series will receive its own documentary treatment.

2017/07/23 5:38:22 PM

Take-Two Indie Program to Supplement Lack of AAA Titles

Take-Two Indie Program is the Cure Take-Two Needs for Yearly Absence of Releases Take-Two Interactive is the third largest publicly traded game company in the USA and Europe that doesn’t give a hoot about release schedules and annual titles. In fact, CEO Strauss Zelnick claimed that annualizing titles like Ubisoft did for many years with Assassin’s Creed would be more harmful than anything else. But with Take-Two emphasizing quality over…

2017/07/23 4:58:14 PM

Lack of Xbox One Exclusives Won’t Change Soon; Xbox Doesn’t Have A Blank Check, Says Insider

Don’t Expect More Xbox One Exclusives Anytime Soon There is no question Xbox fans have some reason for concern. At least when it comes to exclusives they do. So far this year, Sony has been outduelling Xbox when it comes to first party exclusives. That trend doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon. Granted, the Xbox E3 2017 press conference showcased plenty of great games. From Forza Motorsport 7 to…

2017/07/23 2:45:40 PM

SNES Classic Pre-Orders Were Up On Walmart for 30 Minutes

Followed By Cancellations, Technical Problems and Pitchfork-Sharpening SNES Classic Pre-Orders are popping up in the wild. Like the previous version, these are skittish things that vanish in under an hour. The pre-order page at walmart went dry in a scant thirty minutes. On top of that, there are reports of people’s orders being cancelled. Ruh-roh.

2017/07/22 10:36:03 PM

Wrap Your Ears in the Elite Pro PC Edition from Turtle Beach

Moderately Priced Elite Pro PC Edition Gives PC Players Tournament Quality Sound Hello, you sound nuts! If you’re a PC player and envious of all those console gamers at their sick-ass tournaments, banging it out to the cleanest sound when you KNOW you could crush all of them with your keyboard and mouse: your day has come. Turtle Beach announced the Elite Pro series gaming cans are now available for…

2017/07/22 9:10:21 PM

Gundam Versus Open Beta Coming Soon for PS4

The Open Beta Comes Ahead of Gundam Versus’ September Release Gundam fans rejoice as players will get an early taste of Bandai Namco’s Gundam Versus via an upcoming open beta for its impending North American release on PS4. Through a press release, the studio announced that the mecha multiplayer game will soon put out an open beta, but no dates were given as the studio simply said that more details…

2017/07/22 8:43:24 PM

Interview with Developer of Children of Zodiarcs, a SRPG/TRPG Mash-Up

At the End of Launch Week with Cardboard Utopia’s Andrée Boutin Having dropped earlier this week for PS4 and Steam, Cardboard Utopia’s Children of Zodiarcs deserves to be on your radar for its refreshing take on SRPG genre. As huge fans of tabletop RPGs, the indie studio based in Montreal sought to implement a touch of dice rolling and card deck-building to shake things up for the traditional grid-based combat….

2017/07/22 6:50:02 PM

Shelob is Going to Be in Middle-Earth: Shadow of War

Probably Not the Shelob You Were Expecting, Though WB Interactive released a new trailer for Middle-Earth: Shadow of War at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend. In it, Shelob makes an appearance. Awesome, right? Giant spider, super gross, probably a real tense encounter, right? Of course Shelob is a super-hot lady now. Observe:

2017/07/22 4:52:16 PM