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‘mighty no. 9’ gets equipped with disappointment

‘Mighty No. 9’ Gets Equipped With Disappointment

One of Kickstarter’s most hotly anticipated projects, Mighty No. 9, finally saw the light of day on June 21 in America and Japan, and critical response has deemed the game anything but ‘mighty.’ According to critics, Mighty No. 9 has landed with a thud. Debuting with a 56 on Metacritic for the Xbox One version (the highest score across all platforms),…

The destiny of “destiny”

The Destiny of “Destiny”

In September of 2014 Activision and Bungie gave us the long awaited Destiny and it received mixed reactions. Some reviewers gave it an 8 out of 10, others a 6. It wasn’t exactly what Bungie was hoping for after being the company behind Halo, one of the most successful and loved gaming titles to date. Perhaps Destiny‘s…

What does microsoft’s closure on mes mean for gamers?

What Does Microsoft’s Closure On MES Mean For Gamers?

When a large company juggles multiple investments, one of those flaming torches is bound to fall as priorities shift. Microsoft acquired the Devices and Services department of the Finnish telephone company Nokia last April. According to a press release from Stephen Elop, former head of Nokia and now executive vice president of Microsoft Devices Group,…

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…

$23 buys a whole lot of bioshock on xbox live

$23 Buys A Whole Lot Of Bioshock on Xbox Live

Now is the perfect time to vacation to Rapture! Tourism is in its prime in this utopian city. The weather has never been better. I hear it’s lovely under the sea this time of year! Or Columbia! Columbia’s, by pure coincidence, looking equally lovely! And depending on its location in the atmosphere (come on, with…

Predictions: microsoft’s e3 press conference

Predictions: Microsoft’s E3 Press Conference

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, or as it is more commonly known E3, is the biggest expo about upcoming video games, video game consoles and video game company news. The expo, which is exclusively open to only the press, features every major game company is out at full force. All of the companies are showcasing what…

Review: wolfenstein: the new order (ps4)

Review: Wolfenstein: The New Order (PS4)

Introductory Thoughts: For me, Wolfenstein: The New Order, was a title that came out of nowhere. I say this because it wasn’t something I had done any research on before purchasing, it wasn’t a game that I had heard much about during development, and I am currently undergoing a phase where I am overloading my…

Xbox: game on

Xbox: Game On

XBOX Media Briefing The Xbox E3 2014 media briefing titled “Xbox: Game On”, will take place on June 9th at 12:30 p.m. Eastern/9:30 a.m. Pacific. The briefing will consist of “in-depth looks at previously announced games to trailers for our unannounced games coming in 2014 and beyond”, revealing of plans for “fan-centric events”. Phil Spencer…

Xbox one is coming to china

Xbox One Is Coming To China

China has finally lifted its law banning video game consoles, which has been in place since 2000. Microsoft took quick action at this opportunity which opens the gaming industry to the world’s most populated country. The company already has a plan in place to officially release Xbox One in China in September. The company has…

Grip-it: a simple, yet useful controller modification

Grip-iT: A Simple, Yet Useful Controller Modification

You find yourself playing the Call of Duty match of your life. You are approaching a record kill/death ratio and your highest kill streak award. But as your hope for victory rises, time is running out and the pressure is on. You turn every corner with a swift, yet nervous caution. Then, in the corner…

Microsoft buys gears of war

Microsoft Buys Gears Of War

  Gears Of War Finds New Home With Microsoft Microsoft announced this morning that they have acquired the rights to the Gears Of War franchise from Epic Games. Play stationers can go home, because this means that the franchise will be staying with Xbox for a while. They also announced that Black Tusk Studios will…

The avengers minecraft skins are coming for xbox 360 edition

The Avengers Minecraft Skins Are Coming For Xbox 360 Edition

New content is coming to Minecraft for Xbox 360 in the form of Avengers skins. The Avengers Are Assembling In Minecraft For Xbox 360 Dynamic trio,Marvel, Mojang and Microsoft, are set to deliver an Avengers Minecraft Skin Pack to the Xbox 360 version of the game. The skin pack,  which is coming soon, is slated…

The morphing evolution of xbox and playstation controllers

The Morphing Evolution of Xbox and PlayStation Controllers

If you’ve been gaming for any amount of time at all, it is pretty evident that both the PlayStation and Xbox controllers have gone through some pretty major changes over the years. Just how big? Well, check out the GIFs below! Although I am sure I knew that the latest next-gen controllers look vastly different…

From tired to tiles: the reinvention of microsoft

From Tired to Tiles: the Reinvention of Microsoft

By tech industry standards, it’s been an eternity since Microsoft ascended to dominance in the field of personal computing with its Windows operating systems. It’s thus not surprising that people have typically spoken of them as unfashionable dinosaurs, functional but not innovative. As they push hard for a sizeable share of the booming mobile sector,…