The UK artist Olly Moss – known in video game circles for his haunting box art and promo campaign paintings for Resistance 3 – has admitted he’s somewhat taken aback by similarities in the artwork for Borderlands 2 with one of his most well-known pieces of art. This is the full image, as first brought…

Some surprising news came today that Amazon.com will not be selling the upcoming Nintendo console Wii U. In response to that  news, Cheap Ass Gamer owner Cheapy D, yep that’s the name he’s going with, tweeted that the potential answer may be on IGN’s message board. IGN poster Sarabellum1976-tk posted this in response to an…

Major League Gaming (MLG) today released the broadcast schedule for the MvP (MLG vs. Proleague) Invitational kicking off Thursday, September 27 at 7pm ET at www.majorleaguegaming.com.  See the complete schedule below and online.   48 of the world’s best StarCraft II players including the top 24 ranked StarCraft II players in KeSPA’s Proleague, 12 players from…

Guildford, UK. – Sept. 21, 2012 – When two super soldiers square off, who will rise to the top? The age old question is about to be asked – and answered – this October. Danger Close™ Games, a studio of Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA), today announced that it is offering players an open multiplayer beta…

In Borderlands 2 there are a total of 87 bazillion guns.. or something like that some of them come with what they call Elemental Effects.  What is an elemental effect? Well it’s a gun that has special “Elemental” rounds that explode, burst into flames etc… and basically have an ability to do additional damage to…

We’ve all been there – playing along quite merrily, but when the bullets really start flying and things are exploding all over the screen, the frame rate drops to a twitching crawl – and by the time it’s picked up enough for you to work out which way you’re facing, you’re already dead. Your first…

Finally we’ve got a video! As this teaser says, the zombies reveal date is 2012 September 26. I seriously can’t tell anything, because this little video gave us about 2 seconds of footage with zombies. But I can get that we’ll be in a city, traveling a bus maybe? We’ve seen a gas station, a…

Yesterday the gaming world was both excited and surprised when BioWare announced Mass Effect 4. It was during a blog post done by a BioWare Edmonton and Montreal Manager announcing the retirement of BioWare co-founders  Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk that this took place, as well as announcing the Omega DLC. As interesting as it may seem, it’s not a…

What are Bad Ass Tokens? Well Bad Ass tokens are like skill points, the more Bad Ass you become (or your Bad Ass Rank) the more Bad Ass tokens you earn to put against your stat bonuses.  So what does that all really mean? Well it means the more Bad Ass tokens you have the…

Friday marked the momentous end to the Black Mesa Source countdown, and the much anticipated release of the Half Life HD conversion that had gone silent long ago, leading many to believe that the project was abandoned. But it was never just a remake. Black Mesa Source was built from the ground up on the Source Engine, meaning for those who haven’t played…