Daily Archives: 01/12/2017

Rise & Shine Review – A Gloomy Gunfight

Rise & Shine makes a great first impression. The parade of references to popular video games is initially amusing, and the charming visual style and twist on classic run-and-gun action draws players in. With an unconventional mix of shooting, bullet-dodging,

Microsoft Touts Highest U.S. Xbox One Sales Ever In December

For many months of this generation’s console race, the question of the winning console was a foregone conclusion; Sony’s PS4 held a commanding lead for a long time. But Microsoft has seen a surge in sales in recent months, leading

Nintendo Reveals Hardware Details For The Switch

During Nintendo’s Switch presentation, the publisher finally revealed hardware details for the upcoming console.. Nintendo Switch is both a portable and home console system, capable of switching modes. Nintendo specified that the console could change between three modes; TV Mode:

Test Chamber – The Game References And Punishing Difficulty Of Rise & Shine

Cover-based shooters and 2D sidescrollers rarely intersect, but with Rise & Shine from developer Super Awesome Hyper Dimensional Mega Team, those two categories collide in a game that is both full of references to other video games and maddeningly difficult.

Watch Live-Action Trailer For Ghost Recon Wildlands: War Within The Cartel

Ghost Recon Wildlands has shown a lot of promise in its early appearances, and we’re eager to get our hands on the final product. Before that happens, Ubisoft is expanding on the fiction of the game with a promotional live-action

Mysterium Launches Across Digital Platforms

A popular trend over the last several years has been the adaptation of strong tabletop games into digital incarnations, including excellent titles like Elder Sign, Eclipse, and Ticket to Ride. The latest project to make the transition is Mysterium. The

Wizards Of The Coast Signals Increased Video Game Investment

Chris Cocks, the president of Wizards of the Coast, took to the company’s website today with some interesting things to say about future plans. A list of goals for the company lines up a clear agenda; Wizards of the Coast

Pick Your Favorites Among The D.I.C.E. Award Nominations

Every year, the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences combs through the many games that released over the past 12 months, and selects some of the best for consideration in the D.I.C.E. awards. Those nominations are then voted on by

Resident Evil 7 Welcomes You Home In Latest Atmospheric Trailer

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard has been slow to share its many mysteries with fans, and that trend continues in the game’s latest trailer, which managed to sneak online earlier today. Within, we hear an increasingly troubling narrator describe the virtues

Get Ready For The Nintendo Switch Presentation, And Watch Right Here

Nintendo has been especially cagey about its newest console. After significant teasing over the course of the preceding months, the Nintendo Switch received its public-facing name back in October, but many other details were left out, including pricing as well