Review: Hacker’s Beat

Hacker’s Beat is a rhythm game developed by the Japanese indie crew Team TANDS+. It has recently been translated and released in English, and will soon be available to purchase from the Steam store and is now available via Playism. It’s a unique and charming take on the rhythm genre, modeled after an incredibly stereotypical and cheesy viewContinue reading “Review: Hacker’s Beat”

Dragon’s Dogma Slated for PC Release

In an effort to show continuing support to the PC gaming community, CAPCOM has announced that the former console-exclusive RPG title Dragon’s Dogma will soon be made available via Steam. The port promises “stunningly high-res graphics and improved fidelity,” as well as support for a range of control schemes, as stated on the CAPCOM-Unity blog post.Continue reading “Dragon’s Dogma Slated for PC Release”

Dragon's Dogma Slated for PC Release

In an effort to show continuing support to the PC gaming community, CAPCOM has announced that the former console-exclusive RPG title Dragon’s Dogma will soon be made available via Steam. The port promises “stunningly high-res graphics and improved fidelity,” as well as support for a range of control schemes, as stated on the CAPCOM-Unity blog post.Continue reading “Dragon's Dogma Slated for PC Release”

Interim Patch Online for Batman: Arkham Knight

For those among you eagerly awaiting a patch for the much-maligned PC release of Batman: Arkham Knight, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has some good news today. An interim patch has been released and is readily available for download through Steam, addressing many of the issues that plagued the release. The patch notes, available for yourContinue reading “Interim Patch Online for Batman: Arkham Knight”

The Life and Times of the MMO

Over the past decade, the gaming industry has seen some dramatic changes. Several trends have come and gone, as have consoles, and even entire companies. Amidst this tumultuous ground though, the MMORPG, or Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, has managed to stake its claim and hold its position as a stalwart component of theContinue reading “The Life and Times of the MMO”

Shaky Launch for Metal Gear Solid V

The release of the latest addition in the much-loved Metal Gear franchise has met a tepid response from the gaming community after some questionable missteps from Konami. The PC release of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain shipped on a standard DVD-Rom, containing nothing but a 9mb installation binary, with the remainder of theContinue reading “Shaky Launch for Metal Gear Solid V”

Guild Wars 2 Now Free-to-Play

In an announcement from developer ArenaNet, it was revealed that the popular MMORPG Guild Wars 2 will be eschewing their current buy-to-play model, becoming the latest in the long-list of MMOs to adopt the free-to-play system. Until this point, players were required to pay a one-time fee to access the game. This model stood apartContinue reading “Guild Wars 2 Now Free-to-Play”