Aug 052014
BioShock for iOS is a Bad Idea… Or is it?

A couple of weeks ago, 2K United Kingdom tweeted an image that was teasing something related to the BioShock series: Oooo, what COULD this mean?! — 2K United Kingdom (@2KInternational) July 24, 2014 Oh boy, did I get excited. What could it be? Is the original BioShock, one of the most critically acclaimed first-person shooters of the last generation, [Read more…]

Jul 292014
Do We Really Need Remakes and Re-Releases This Early?

When I bought my Nintendo 3DS earlier this year, I made sure to install some of my favorite classic games onto it so I can enjoy some 8-bit goodness wherever I go. With games like the original Super Mario Bros. and 3D Space Harrier installed on my 3DS, I literally have some of the best titles from the glory days [Read more…]

Jul 082014
Sorry, Sega: Sonic the Hedgehog is Better Off in the Hands of the Fans

Over the Independence Day weekend, YouTube user and Source Filmmaker expert “Hypo” uploaded another of his creations from the Valve filmmaking software, a recreation of a cutscene from Sonic Adventure 2: The top comments were all incredibly positive, ranging from “this looks better than the game” to “Sega should hire this man.” I agree; they should. And while they’re at [Read more…]

Jun 302014
It’s Time to Get Excited about Video Game Speed Runs

More than 1.2 million views now grace the video that intrigued the video game community this past weekend, a new attempt at a world record speed run of the original Super Mario Bros. Whether or not you can consider this attempt by YouTube user “Lord Saradoc” as an officially recognized world record attempt, however, is up for debate. Many wisdom-filled [Read more…]

Jun 242014
Eight Other Real-World Cars We Need in Mario Kart 8

You may have heard by now that Nintendo and Mercedes struck a marketing deal that will bring the new 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA class vehicle into Mario Kart 8 as downloadable content later this summer. This is an interesting move by Nintendo, adding a real-world car to the cartoony and whimsical world of Mushroom Kingdom kart racing. But here’s one way [Read more…]

Jun 102014
Who “Won” E3 2014? Nobody.

It’s the debate I hear every year. It has become so big that Spike, the CNN of game journalism, opened up their E3 coverage depicting the keynotes between the top video game companies as a war that has yet to be finished. The question: who “won” E3 2014? Well, this year I’m not answering by saying Microsoft, Sony, or Nintendo. [Read more…]

Jun 022014
Game Review: Mario Kart 8

Not to jump to immediate conclusions, but with the release of Mario Kart 8 on the Wii U it looks as if Nintendo proved they could save the console with a single highly anticipated game. Wii U sales increased dramatically this past weekend due to the release of this next installment in gaming’s most famous kart racing series. And while [Read more…]