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Author Archive for: ‘Zach Walton’

Minecraft Gets Uncharted, Killzone Skins On PS3

Minecraft on consoles is a great experience, but it does lose a bit in the transition. Case in point – the numerous mods available on the PC version of the game just aren’t possible on consoles. To make up for that, Microsoft began releasing character skins based on their most popular franchises for the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft. Now …

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Phil Spencer Gets Promoted To Head Of Xbox Division

Phil Spencer is probably the most likable of all the Xbox executives. He exudes confidence during all of Microsoft’s press conferences, and he has a legitimate love for games. In fact, you could say he’d be the perfect fit to lead Xbox in 2014. Well, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella seems to agree. Nadella announced this morning that Phil Spencer will …

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Mercenary Kings Is April’s Free PS4 Game

PlayStation Plus has paid for itself time and time again with a number of free games on the PS3 and PS Vita each month. Even more value was added with the PS4 and Sony has been releasing one free game on the platform ever since launch. In April, gamers will be happy to know that one of the most anticipated …

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1,000 Developers Are Now Making PS4 Games

It was just a little over a year ago that Sony announced the PS4 with only a few vague promises and a drastically different controller. There were skeptics, of course, but Sony even won them over at E3 by announcing the console would launch at $399 with no DRM attached. Now we’re five months into the PS4’s life cycle and …

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Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Batmobile In Arkham Knight

After three games, Batman Arkham Knight will finally let players actually drive the Batmobile around Gotham City. That, in and of itself, is a pretty big addition to the series, but Rocksteady isn’t content to just let players drive one of the most recognizable vehicles in pop culture. Instead, they’re building an entirely new experience around the vehicle to help …

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Goat Simulator Launch Trailer Parodies Dead Island

Dead Island was one of the biggest disappointments of 2011. The game itself wasn’t bad – it was actually quite good. The disappointment came from how amazing the debut trailer was compared to the final game. Well, one of the most anticipated games of 2014 has recreated Dead Island’s debut trailer and I have a feeling the final game won’t …

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There Are Over 100 Games Coming To The PS4 In 2014

There’s a reason Sony has been so friendly with indies these past few years. Sure, it’s good to play nice with the next generation of game creators, but there’s always been an ulterior motive. With so much indie support, Sony can now claim that it has the most games of any current-gen console. It said just as much today in …

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Sonic Dons Link’s Green Hat And Tunic In Lost World DLC

Last year, Nintendo announced that Sonic Lost World would be getting two free Nintendo-themed DLC packs. The first was based on Yoshi’s Island and the second was teased to be based on The Legend of Zelda. Now it’s official – The Legend of Zelda Zone is the next piece of DLC headed to Sonic Lost World. IGN reports today that …

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Valve Is Porting Portal To The Nvidia Shield

Nobody really takes Android gaming that seriously. Ouya tried to appeal to the core gamer with its Kickstarter-backed platform, but it has pretty much fizzled out at this point. Despite this, Nvidia is still trying to make hardcore Android gaming a thing with its Shield platform, but it’s really only good for streaming PC games to a handheld device. Now …

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Notch Cancels Minecraft For Oculus Rift, Says Facebook ‘Creeps’ Him Out

The reaction from the Internet over Facebook buying Oculus VR has been all over the place. Some are saying it’s great for the Oculus VR guys as it now gives them the resources to build the platform they’ve always wanted. Others aren’t so happy and claim they’ve lost their indie cred by selling out to Facebook. Despite these varying reactions, …

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Here Are The GBA Games Coming To The Wii U In April

Last month, Nintendo announced that Gameboy Advance games would finally be coming to the virtual console. Oddly enough, however, the games would be appearing on the Wii U instead of the 3DS. Despite that one odd decision, Nintendo has a great lineup of GBA classics that fans won’t want to ignore. Starting April 3, Nintendo will start releasing at least …

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Facebook Acquires Oculus VR For $2 Billion

When you woke up this morning, did you think Facebook would be acquiring the leader in virtual reality technology? Me neither, but here we are. Mark Zuckerberg announced this afternoon that Facebook would be acquiring Oculus VR – the makers of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset – for $2 billion. The company has been working on the Oculus Rift …

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