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Top 5 video game related youtube channels you must watch

Top 5 Video Game Related YouTube Channels You Must Watch

Introduction We live in an age where the internet has slowly become a dominant force for how people obtain news, socialize with friends, and entertain themselves during their downtime. For the gaming culture, it has helped to serve as a voice or a way for gamers to reach out and share their opinions by either…

Interview with cinemassacre’s mike matei

Interview with Cinemassacre’s Mike Matei

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend SGC 2014 (ScrewAttack Gaming Convention) in Dallas, Texas. While I was there, I visited a number of interesting panels. Yet the one I enjoyed the most revolved around James Rolfe and Mike Matei of Cinemassacre as they celebrated the 10th Anniversary of Cinemassacre. Although the event…

Playstation 3: still alive and breathing

Playstation 3: Still Alive And Breathing

Introduction Without question, the Playstation 2 was Sony’s most successful console with over 150 million units sold worldwide within its lifespan. This is quite an accomplishment as is the fact that it was only recently discontinued from production around a year ago; giving it a shelf life of thirteen years. Since then, we have seen…

New world record: fastest time beating super mario bros

New World Record: Fastest Time Beating Super Mario Bros

I’d like to encourage you to take a moment to reflect on how long it might take you to perform or conduct certain daily tasks. You know, the sort of things like taking a shower, vacuuming the house, making breakfast, or even driving to work. Now, with that being said, how would your mind fathom…

Harrison ford breaks leg: what does this mean for disney and star wars?

Harrison Ford Breaks Leg: What Does This Mean For Disney and Star Wars?

The Injury Recently, reports of Harrison Ford—the actor who famously portrays the character of Han Solo–injuring his leg on the set of the upcoming Star Wars film spread throughout the internet. Yet now these reports have escalated as it turns out that the injury is actually a lot more serious that initially credited. In fact,…

Interview With Gaming Commentator, Aaron Pinsky

Richard Mallory: Today I have the pleasure of speaking with an established member of the gaming community; particularly within the fighting scene. Among his credentials, he’s a tournament organizer for EVO, a commentator of Street Fighter X Tekken at Capcom Cup 2013 and Final Round 17, has been playing fighting games semi-professionally for over ten…

Playstation now beta pricing unveiled: revisions needed

Playstation Now Beta Pricing Unveiled: Revisions Needed

Introduction Recently, Sony unveiled a rough idea—or at least we hope—of what the pricing could potentially be for their upcoming Playstation Now service. Yet before going any further, for those of you who may not be in touch or simply don’t know what Playstation Now is, allow me to explain. What Is Playstation Now? Playstation…

Nintendo Wii U To Have Dual GamePad Functionality? Not Any Time Soon

Introduction Before diving into the content revolving around the headline, allow me to throw in a personal touch. When I first heard about the Wii U and it’s GamePad a few years ago, at first glance, I honestly wasn’t all that impressed. In hindsight, this was simply because I was determined to shun the system…

Mario maker: a spiritual successor to mario paint

Mario Maker: A Spiritual Successor to Mario Paint

Growing Up With Mario Paint I remember when I was a child and I received my first video game console…a Super Nintendo…and my life went downhill ever since. Okay, all jokes aside, it was not long after that when a game was released entitled Mario Paint. Being that I was—and still am—rather creative in my…

Is it finally time to buy a wii u?

Is It Finally Time To Buy A Wii U?

Introductory Thoughts The short answer is “yes.” So you can either stop reading now and just fork over your hard-earned cash into Nintendo’s pockets, or you can continue reading and find out exactly what has changed to condone purchasing the console. Either way, while this will obviously be a hybrid informative/opinionated piece, in the end,…

Review: mario kart 8 (wii u)

Review: Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)

Gameplay Ever since the Mario Kart franchise first came out, the gameplay has always been something that has made the titles usually stand out head and shoulders among other “racing” type games. Nintendo’s most recent serving of Karting action doesn’t stray too far away from that formula…in fact, it is one of the better versions….

Gta v to be released in fall of 2014 on ps4, xbox one, and pc. No wii u?

GTA V To Be Released In Fall of 2014 On PS4, XBox One, and PC. No Wii U?

E3 Announcement and Trailer During the Sony E3 Press Conference, it was announced that Rockstar’s record shattering title, Grand Theft Auto 5, would be receiving a graphically superior port later this fall. This upgraded and remastered rendition of the game will be made available for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. What’s neat about this…

Youtube app coming to ps4 in 2014

YouTube App Coming To PS4 In 2014

A YouTube App For PS4 Is On The Way At first glance, when you look at the title of this article, you may think that this is not really anything to write home about. You may be right, however there is more to this story than meets the eye. Allow me to explain exactly how…

Review: watch dogs (it’s not a hack job)

Review: Watch Dogs (It’s Not A Hack Job)

Introductory Thoughts: There are a lot of mixed opinions and feelings concerning this game, and rightfully so. Personally, I experienced feelings from both sides of the fence, but after spending a bit of extra time playing the game, I found that overall it wasn’t as bad as I was trying to make it out to…

Free games offered through playstation plus for the month of june 2014

Free Games Offered Through PlayStation Plus For The Month of June 2014

A new month means a new batch of games offered in PlayStation Plus’ Instant Game Collection. Let’s check out what will be offered through PlayStation Plus for the month of June, 2014: Trine 2: Complete Story I had the pleasure of playing this simple “platformer” a few years ago on the PS3 and now, they…