Posts tagged "video games"
Gaming's Top 5 Sexiest Men and Women of 2011

Gaming’s Top 5 Sexiest Men and Women of 2011

It’s the week of Valentine’s Day, so I thought I’d do something in the spirit of beauty, lust, and romance. I’m starting off the week by celebrating the sexy faces of gaming with a list of the top 5 sexiest men and women in 2011 (I consulted a lesbian gamer pal of mine to help...
Conservative Activist Speaks Out Against SW:TOR's Same-Sex Romances

Conservative Activist Speaks Out Against SW:TOR’s Same-Sex Romances

I think we’ve all come to expect a certain level of insanity when it comes to activist groups with the word “family” in them, and the Family Research Council is no different. Tony Perkins, president of the FRC, recently spoke out against Bioware’s planned inclusion of same-sex romance in their Star Wars MMO. Here’s a...
Editorial: Blizzard, jokes, and f-words. *sigh*

Editorial: Blizzard, jokes, and f-words. *sigh*

Oh Blizzard. You’re too big and cling to the spotlight just a little too much to avoid the wrath of the internet on a semi-regular basis. Like a teen pop star that drunkenly flashes her cha-cha when she passes out on the street, there’s absolutely no redeeming qualities to the video of George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher...
NYCC: Dragon's Dogma demo shows competency, but nothing else.

NYCC: Dragon’s Dogma demo shows competency, but nothing else.

Everything about Dragon’s Dogma confused us at some point while playing the New York ComicCon demo. Not only does it have a name that just seems…odd, we have to wonder whether or not the developer team at Capcom has played any action/adventure games in the last six years. Everything feature worked properly, yet bland and...
Massive Skyward Sword update - harps, volcanoes, temples, and cubes

Massive Skyward Sword update – harps, volcanoes, temples, and cubes

Nintendo has gone crazy with The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword updates in the last few days. In case you’ve missed any of the recent trailers, here they are. The first, affectionately titled the “Harp Trailer,” show’s off the musical instrument players will be jamming on throughout the adventure. Notice the way Link plucks out...
Sega gives away iOS games for free!

Sega gives away iOS games for free!

Your train ride home is about to get a lot more fun at no extra cost. SEGA announced today that they will be offering two balls-out awesome games, Super Monkey Ball 2 and Streets of Rage 2, for iOS. Completely. Free. On October 23rd, Super Monkey Ball 2 will roll through iTunes for free, followed...
NYCC: Street Fighter X Tekken reveals a bit more than we wanted

NYCC: Street Fighter X Tekken reveals a bit more than we wanted

First off, for those that aren’t sure, it’s pronounced Street Fighter CROSS Tekken. Anyway, The game brings back tag fighting from the beloved Tekken Tag, but also adapts Street Fighter techniques to be more familiar to fans of Tekken. The tag system has been enhanced to allow cooperative play where one player controls one fighter...
NEG wants you to donate $1 charity in exchange for Afterfall: Insanity

NEG wants you to donate $1 charity in exchange for Afterfall: Insanity

Nicolas Games and Intoxicate Studios are fantastically ambitious. This indie games developer team has been working on a survival horror game inspired by the Fallout series for the last few years, and now that it’s close to finished, they’d like it to hit the streets with a bang. If pre-orders for Afterfall: Insanity reach 10...
NYCC: Bioware answers questions about Star Wars: The Old Republic

NYCC: Bioware answers questions about Star Wars: The Old Republic

In just a few weeks, on a computer close, close by… Set 3,653 years before the movies, but 300 years after KOTOR, a cold war has taken over after series of vicious battles across the galaxy following the return of the Sith. Into this world, players will have to decide their allegiance to either the...
Sony locks accounts in response to mass log in attempts

Sony locks accounts in response to mass log in attempts

Times are not good for Sony’s online service properties. After weeks of issues resulting from hacked accounts and stolen information last April, things calmed down for Sony after putting in new measures against future intrusions. Last night, they were put to the test. Sony has reported via the Playstation Blog that attempts were made to...
Bioware devs choose sides in Star Wars: The Old Republic

Bioware devs choose sides in Star Wars: The Old Republic

With so little time left before the galaxy is plunged into chaos, the Bioware team behind Star Wars: The Old Republic has finally chosen sides. Empire or Republic? Jedi or Sith? Hero or mercenary? With the lines being drawn, they’ve given us a full look at their favorite classes by pitting them head to head...
The 2011-2012 Pokemon tournament season is almost here!

The 2011-2012 Pokemon tournament season is almost here!

Pokemon trainers, get ready. This flood of new tournament information concerning changes to the global tournament structure AND the announcement of the first ever official online tournament is gonna be super effective. Requisite Pokemon pun out of the way, on to the announcements. The Global Battle Union Autumn Friendly Tournament will be coming soon, allowing...
Rumors confirmed as Mass Effect 3 goes multiplayer

Rumors confirmed as Mass Effect 3 goes multiplayer

Remember those rumors going around that Mass Effect 3 would have some sort of multiplayer component? Well, what everyone knew was coming has finally been confirmed thanks to PC Powerplay and their announcement of their November magazine cover. The feature revealation states “That’s right – Mass Effect 3 is getting multiplayer! We travel to BioWare’s...
BAFTA's Game Awards Add Four New Categories

BAFTA’s Game Awards Add Four New Categories

Game developers have four new ways to snag bragging rights and shiny trophies from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2012. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has worked to recognize and reward studios and developers in their efforts to push artistic and technological achievements since 2003. In keeping up...
Sony touts the top selling PSN games of September 2011

Sony touts the top selling PSN games of September 2011

Sony has started a new monthly feature on blog.us.playstation.com where they’ll be revealing the top selling PSN games for each month. (They make specific mention that it’s top selling, which does not count the free downloads of Playstation Plus members.) If curiousity has the better of you, save time and see below for September 2011′s...
New LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7 trailer. Insert spell-related joke here.

New LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7 trailer. Insert spell-related joke here.

The books are closed, the movies have finally run out, and the last (terrible) movie game has been broken into angry pieces by distraught fans. But don’t quite burn out on Harry Potter yet, there’s still one important piece of the series left – LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7. Just in case you weren’t super...
Review: Dark Souls

Review: Dark Souls

A lot of words come to mind when thinking of Demon’s Souls. Hard. Rewarding. Gorgeous. Clever. Classic. Unique. Rude. 2009′s most nut-bustingly tough RPG made a statement about the easy, hand holding nature of many games today, throwing it all aside for old school punishment. The game gained a cult following after word spread about...
Microsoft talks about Xbox TV. It could change everything.

Microsoft talks about Xbox TV. It could change everything.

If one might say that Google owns the internet and Wal-Mart owns our shopping, then one might also say that Microsoft owns our television…sort of. Soon. See, Microsoft has teamed up with Verizon and finally spilled the beans on the much rumored Xbox TV, announced at E3, and how they plan on liberating the world...