Category: Video Games

Hey gamers, Upon hearing the recent news of Hideo Kojima departing from Konami by the end of this year, I started to look back on my relationship to the games themselves. While I full intend to re-explore Peace Walker and Ground Zeroes, and understand why I drifted away from MGS in recent years, I also started to…

Price: $60/£29.99 Genre: Party Platform: Wii U Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Release Date: March 20, 2015 (North America & Europe). Trolling at its finest. Mario is back with his tenth game in the Mario Party series Mario Party 10. But does it propel the Party series to new heights?The straight answer to that is no.…

Price: $60/£36.85 Genre: Fantasy/Action-Adventure Platform: Playstation 4 & Xbox One Developer: Square Enix Publisher: Square Enix Release Date: March 17, 2015 (North America). March 20, 2015 (Europe). To the victor goes the spoils… Truer words could not be said about Square Enix’s re-released title Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. The game was previously released for PSP…

Sony has filed for a trademark for their Team Ico property The Last Guardian for a third time earlier this month. After previously allowing the copyright to expire twice before, rumors began circulating the project was cancelled. Sony claims the previous trademark was abandoned due to error, and that they’re still working on the game.…

[Author’s Note: This doesn’t really fit on a gaming website, but I wanted to pay my respects to Terry Pratchett nonetheless. He was and still is my personal idol, favorite author, and the guy who convinced me to write for a living. Best wishes to his family on this horrible day.] “Let’s go on a…

Hideo Kojima, creator of the Metal Gear saga, has commented continuously that Big Boss in The Phantom Pain will be an almost silent protagonist, having significantly less dialogue than previous games. This has a lot of fans worried, Snake (and even Raiden for that matter) have always expressed themselves in previous games and would talk…

UPDATE: Dae Jim may be just a troll after all. After posting this news yesterday, he changed his Twitter description to “Doing several gaming stuff, big knowledge for Xbox.” He later Tweeted saying “To clarify, the Quantum Break news I posted was a opinion piece NOT a confirmation.I am NOT an official MS employee, like…

[Author’s Note] Sequel or Slaughter examines videogame sequels and determines whether or not they do enough to be a good sequel, or a shameless cash-in. The original game could be terrible, it could be a sequel in name only, or it could even be a prequel, the point is it has to advance the original…