Nintendo to Announce Pokémon Sun and Moon Tomorrow

Nintendo is rumored to announce Pokémon Sun and Moon during their upcoming Nintendo Direct stream, which is set to air on 7am PST on Friday, February 26. As originally reported by NerdLeaks, trademarks for for the pair of games have recently been registered by Nintendo in the European Market. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise, so it seems very likelyContinue reading “Nintendo to Announce Pokémon Sun and Moon Tomorrow”

Fallout 4 PC Update Adds New Features

A new Fallout 4 update is available for download in beta today, February 22nd. Accessible through Steam, update 1.4.124 comes with a list of notable changes: Support for add-ons Additional art customization added to Workshop: Super Mutant clutter including meat totems, meat bags and meat cart Raider clutter including raider poles, cages and tents Abstract andContinue reading “Fallout 4 PC Update Adds New Features”

Flip Review (PC)

Flip might be a puzzle game, but it isn’t like The Talos Principle or The Witness. Perro Electrico’s puzzler is much more in line with an app you’d play on your phone, and that’s exactly how you played Flip when it first released on the Windows Phone, Google Play, and Kindle app stores (as well as onContinue reading “Flip Review (PC)”

Ubisoft Confirms No Assassin’s Creed this Year

According to a blog post, Ubisoft will not be releasing a new Assassin’s Creed in 2016. With the exception of 2008, Ubisoft has released major entries in the Assassin’s Creed franchise yearly since 2007 in addition to regular releases of their various handheld series. The blog post goes on to promise a re-examination of the Assassin’s Creed franchise inContinue reading “Ubisoft Confirms No Assassin’s Creed this Year”

Sony VR Head Steps Down

Dave Ranyard, head of Sony’s London Studio for the past 17 years, has announced plans to leave his longtime employer to pursue new projects. Sony London has been known recently for work on PlayStation VR demos as well as on The Getaway, Wonderbook, Eyetoy, and Singstar. Ranyard plans to use his experience working on virtual reality to, according to GameInformer,Continue reading “Sony VR Head Steps Down”

Pokemon Go Coming to GDC 2016

Since its announcement in September 2015, little has been heard about Pokemon Go. The newest entry in Nintendo’s long-running Pokemon franchise is being developed by Niantic, Inc. for iOS and Android devices and, according to the official GDC site, promises to “[up] the challenge of real world gaming design, taking a beloved franchise and setting its hundreds of brightly-colored monsters loose acrossContinue reading “Pokemon Go Coming to GDC 2016”

Bungie President Resigns, New CEO Appointed

Developer Bungie announced today that studio president Harold Ryan would be stepping down, and Pete Parsons had been appointed CEO. Parsons shared a few words about these changes on Bungie’s website: I want to personally thank Harold for his friendship, passion, hard work, and dedication in helping make Bungie the great company it is today. AsContinue reading “Bungie President Resigns, New CEO Appointed”

Life is Strange Box Set Coming to PC

Developer DONTNOD Entertainment and publisher Square Enix announced the limited edition physical release of Life is Strange will be coming to PC in addition to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Available from the Square Enix store, the box set includes all five episodes of the game, directors’ commentary, the eight track original score and 14 trackContinue reading “Life is Strange Box Set Coming to PC”

Get Mew for Free Starting February 1st

Eleven Pokemon are to be distributed once a month throughout 2016 beginning February 1 as part of Pokemon’s 20th anniversary. These special event Pokemon will be available  for Pokemon Omega Ruby, Pokemon Alpha Sapphire, and Pokemon X and Y. The first event Pokemon of the year will be the fabled psychic-type Mew available from participating GameStops. To access these special event Pokemon,Continue reading “Get Mew for Free Starting February 1st”

I’m Okay With No AAA Titles For PS Plus/GWG

I’m likely going to be making a rather large portion of the internet angry with what I’m about to say, but here goes: I really enjoy the free indie games that I get every month from Playstation and Microsoft. I honestly prefer the offerings on current generation consoles more than I did back when monthlyContinue reading “I’m Okay With No AAA Titles For PS Plus/GWG”

Why it’s Okay to Pass on a Good Game, and Why That’s Hurting the Game Industry

IGN only gave it a 7.0. Didn’t they give Call of Duty a 9.5 – and not even one of the good ones? Sucks. We’ve all been there. You waited months, maybe years for that special game to drop. You’ve seen all the trailers and even that alpha footage only shown at the convention youContinue reading “Why it’s Okay to Pass on a Good Game, and Why That’s Hurting the Game Industry”

PlayStation 4 Continues to Dominate Console Sales

Releasing its findings for American console sales, the NPD group has announced the PlayStation 4 was the top-selling console in December. This news hardly comes as a surprise with the PlayStation reportedly selling double the units of the Xbox One since its launch in 2013. Even with Sony’s success, the Xbox One has managed to top salesContinue reading “PlayStation 4 Continues to Dominate Console Sales”