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Author Archive for: ‘Zach Walton’

The Evil Within Is The Survival Horror Game We’ve Been Waiting For

Big budget survival horror has been on the decline these past few years with Resident Evil outright ditching the survival and the horror with its latest incarnation. The original creator of the series – Shinji Mikami – wants to change that with The Evil Within. The game has definitely shown promise in this regard, but the latest trailer for the …

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New Super Smash Bros. To Appeal To Core And Casual Fans Alike

Super Smash Bros. is an interesting beast. It has to appeal to its core fanbase that plays it like a fighter while still appealing to those who play it like a party game. Super Smash Bros. Melee heavily appealed to the former while Super Smash Bros. Brawl heavily appealed to the latter. With the latest game, Nintendo is working to …

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Borderlands 2 PS Vita Bundle Launches May 6, Standalone Game Hits May 13

Earlier this year, Sony announced that the new slim PS Vita would be launching this Spring alongside a version of Borderlands 2 built just for the device. Well, Sony has held to their part of the bargain and announced that both will be hitting retail next month. Sony announced today that the Borderlands 2 PS Vita bundle will be hitting …

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Marvel Characters Are Coming To Disney Infinity

Last year, Disney went head to head with Skylanders with Disney Infinity. Like Skylanders, the game requires players to buy physical toys that can then be scanned into the game to complete challenges. So far, the game has only featured characters from Disney’s stable of in-house characters, but it appears the game will soon be getting characters from properties that …

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Xbox 360 Emulation Might Show Up On The Xbox One

The Xbox 360 has one of the best game libraries of any game console. It’s a shame then that the console’s library can’t be played on the Xbox One. For fans of the console that bought an Xbox One, they have to keep the Xbox 360 out to play some of the upcoming games for the console. What if backwards …

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Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Is Just More Hotline Miami (And That’s Not A Bad Thing)

Hotline Miami came out of nowhere two years ago and became one of the best games of 2012. The top down action game demanded lightning quick reflexes from its players and it rewarded them with the best cathartic violence ever seen in a video game. Now the developers are working on a sequel and it looks like more of the …

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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Still Kicking, Gets Balance Update

Remember PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale? The Smash Bros.-like brawler featuring Sony’s stable of characters was certainly piqued our interest when it was first unveiled, but interest in the title has since pretty much fizzled out. Well, Sony can’t have that, and has been working on a title update that will hopefully bring players back to the game. Sony announced today …

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This New Game Engine May Just Power The Future Of RPGs

JRPGs have a reputation for being pretty on both an aesthetic and technical level. The latter is always thanks to the impressive engines Japanese developers build for their games, such as Square Enix’ Crystal Tools that powered the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy. Going into next gen, developers are going to need new tools that take advantage of all the new …

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Wolfenstein: The New Order Shows Off Its Impressive Guns

Until now, Wolfenstein: The New Order has really only shown that it nails the aesthetic of a world taken over by Nazis. The gameplay itself on the other hand looked like your average first person shooter. Granted, there’s nothing wrong with that, but Machine Games had yet to show us any pizzazz. With its latest trailer, we finally get to …

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Stealth Inc Goes Free For PlayStation Plus Members Tomorrow

Last week, Sony announced April’s batch of free games for PlayStation Plus members. While the biggest draw was definitely Mercenary Kings on PS4, there were a number of great games for PS3 and PS Vita as well. This week, PS3 and PS Vita owners can get their hands on one of last year’s biggest indie hits. Sony announced this morning …

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The Micro Gets Affordable 3D Printing Right

Making 3D printers more affordable has been an arduous task to say the least. The manufacturer of these devices either has to make them smaller, build them out of low quality components or even ship them in a kit that the buyer has to build themselves. Now a new 3D printer has arrived on Kickstarter that wants to solve most …

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Alien: Isolation Will Make Sound The Enemy

Since Aliens, being quiet around xenomorphs hasn’t really been the best idea. Space marines got it in their heads that the best course of action was to storm into a room and unload dozens of bullets into the bugs. With Alien: Isolation, Creative Assembly is dialing it all back to the first Alien film where silence was golden. In a …

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