Daily Archives: 02/01/2018

Iconoclasts Review: A Beautiful Metroid-Style Platformer in a Bizarre World

Iconoclasts has one of gaming’s most literal titles in quite some time. See, while it plays a lot like a contemporary 2D Metroid sequel, it breaks up its exploration and puzzle-platforming with a surprising amount of story. The plot involves

Rumor: Bulgarian Retailer Leaks God Of War PS4 Pro Bundle

Considering how much Sony is staking on Kratos this coming April, it wouldn’t be much of a surprise to see the god of war get his own PS4 Pro bundle. It turns out that this might indeed be the case

Sea Of Thieves Is A Pirate Game Worth Its Salt

Xbox One’s ambitious open-world pirate game, Sea of Thieves, recently wrapped up its closed beta. Game Informer interns Jon Bowman and Robbie Key got a chance to brave Sea of Thieves’ vast waters. They pore over details of their voyage

Hero Shooter Gigantic Shutting Down In July

Gigantic, the hero shooter from developer Motiga games, is shutting down on July 31, with the last content update having just released in January. Motiga suffered massive layoffs when parent company Perfect World sliced away big chunks of their gaming

Report: Han Solo's First Film Trailer To Make Jump To Hyperspace Next Week

The Star Wars’ spin-off film about Han Solo’s origins, Solo: A Star Wars Story, will reportedly release its first trailer next week. Tickets to Good Morning America on Monday, February 5 on iota.com initially had the title “GMA live studio

Sega To Reveal What's Next For Sonic The Hedgehog At SXSW

The panel list for South by Southwest, or SXSW, has been revealed, with Sega holding a panel titled “Gotta Go Fast,” obviously having to do with Sonic the Hedgehog and promises of what’s to come. “Sonic is back, and ready

Iconoclasts Review – A Wolf In Metroid Clothing

Making a Metroid-inspired pixelated platformer as an independent developer is practically a rite of passage. We have seen plenty over the years, and for good reason – they’re a lot of fun. Iconoclasts fits this mold and checks the right

Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition Benchmarks Outlined

It’s been over a year since Final Fantasy XV’s release. Its continued, successful support has been nothing less than astonishing, and that commitment to keeping it rolling was made more evident with the announcement that it’d be coming to PC.

Ice Frog To Disperse Dota 2 Updates In Smaller, More Frequent Doses

The spring 2018 update for Dota 2 appears to be the last update in a the current large-scale format players currently know, as Dota 2 caretaker Ice Frog announced they will be taking a different approach to updates from now

Blog Herding – The Best Blogs Of The Community (February 1, 2018)

This week was slim, but what blogs were written were very well done! Now get reading! Community Blogs For January 25 – January 31: Gerardo’s Backlog Update: January 2018 – Portable Gaming All Over Again This blog from GerardoExber chronicles