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Author Archive for: ‘Zach Walton’

Servers For Resistance Trilogy Going Offline Tomorrow

Remember Resistance – the sci-fi first person shooter trilogy for the PlayStation 3? The games may not have been as huge of a hit as Insomniac’s previous franchise – Ratchet and Clank – but the first game proved the PlayStation 3 was more than just an expensive grill. Now Sony is pulling the plug on the franchise’s online play. Insomniac …

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Game Boy Advance Games Come To Wii U In This Week’s Nintendo Download

Nintendo promised and it delivered. Game Boy Advance games are finally on the virtual console. The only downside is that the games are only available on the Wii U. It makes much more sense to have them on the 3DS, but we gotta take what we can get. Speaking of Game Boy Advance games, this week sees the release of …

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SOMA Will Take Place Under The Sci-Fi Sea

When SOMA was first announced, many of us assumed the game would take place in space. After all, the developers said it was borrowing elements from sci-fi and the environments looked like they took a cue from the H.R. Giger’s design book. While the game is still firmly a sci-fi game, SOMA will instead take place somewhere even more mysterious …

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Mario Kart 8 To Feature New Items, New Courses And Live Music

Mario Kart isn’t exactly what gamers would call a revolutionary series. Each game in the franchise knows what it is and doesn’t deviate far from that. The last truly innovative Mario Kart was Double Dash on the Gamecube, and it looks like Mario Kart 8 on the Wii U will be following in its footsteps. No, unfortunately the tag team …

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3D Systems Gets Into Medicine With Acquisition Of Medical Modeling

3D printing is going to change the face of medicine. That’s at least what some people will tell you. It’s hard not to believe them either as there have already been amazing success stories of lives restored thanks to 3D printing. Now 3D Systems thinks it’s going to be a big business going forward and wants a piece of the …

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Tiles Wants To Make 3D Printed Design As Easy As LEGO

A kid’s imagination combined with LEGO is a powerful thing. With just some simple plastic bricks, kids can build complex contraptions that put the world’s engineers to shame. Now a startup is hoping to accomplish the same thing with 3D design and 3D printers. Cadigo took to Kickstarter this week looking to fund Tiles – a new software program that …

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Adam Sessler Leaves Rev3 Games, Joins Game Consultancy Firm

Adam Sessler is probably the most recognizable games journalist in the country. He’s been talking about games in front of a camera for over a decade at G4 and Rev3 Games. After all that time, he’s now ready to move on. Sessler announced today on his personal blog that he’ll be leaving Rev3 Games to “explore new opportunities:” After some …

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Amazon Hires Creator Of Portal To Make Games For The Fire TV [Report]

When you’re building a new gaming platform, what do you do first? If you’re smart, you secure talent to create content for said platform. Amazon has been doing just that for a few years now, but now it has its own sort-of games console with the Fire TV. Now it looks like the company has hired some incredible talent to …

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Windows Phone 8.1 Adds Cortana, Various Improvements

Last year, Microsoft refreshed Windows 8 on PCs and tablets with the launch of Windows 8.1. It added a bunch of new features, including the return of the Start button. Widows Phone users were left without an update though with Microsoft only promising that one was on its way. At Microsoft’s annual developer conference taking place this week, the company …

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Sev Zero Is The First Exclusive Amazon Fire TV Game

This afternoon, Amazon finally unveiled its set top box – the Amazon Fire TV. While most of the focus was placed upon its media streaming capability, the box is also a game machine. Well-known titles like Minecraft and The Walking Dead have already been announced for the system. Even Amazon itself is making an exclusive game for it. Amazon Game …

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Get Rich Quick Scheme Ends With Man Getting His Penis Bitten Off By A Hyena

Look, I understand, witch doctors are revered members of the community in some parts of the world. In some communities, they do good work by using herbal remedies to cure common illnesses. What they aren’t good at is financial planning. If you want to get rich, it’s going to take more than some voodoo magic. One Malawian man learned this …

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Kirby Triple Deluxe Inspires Pink 2DS In Europe

Nintendo loves to release special hardware in tandem with software. Just last month, it released a special Yoshi-themed 3DS to go along with the release of Yoshi’s New Island. Now it’s doing the same for Kirby Triple Deluxe, but only for Europe. Nintendo of Europe announced today that Kirby Triple Deluxe will be launching in Europe on May 16. It …

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