Ryan Wilson

Capcom Saves Us Many Quarters with ‘Arcade Cabinet’

Capcom Saves Us Many Quarters with ‘Arcade Cabinet’

Pretend that you own a series of arcade cabinets for cheap!

 Alan Smithee

The Save Point – My First Shmup

The Save Point – My First Shmup

There have been countless videogames that have come and gone from my meaty hands over the 31 years that I’ve been alive on this planet. I’ve tried damn near every style of game there is, from naughty, to trippy, all the way from sedentary “press X to win” types of games to the type that […]

 Jill Seale

PAX 2011: Rock of Ages

PAX 2011: Rock of Ages

From the minds of Ace Team, the nice people who brought you Zeno Clash, comes another game with a distinctive artstyle and an interesting premise.

 Jill Seale

PAX 2011: Spelunky

  Derek Yu’s insanely difficult, incredibly addicting free PC game is slowly but surely making its march to Xbox Live Arcade with an improved artstyle as well as 4 player co-op and deathmatches.

 Jill Seale

PAX 2011: Fez Impressions

I was very excited to finally get my hands on Fez. It’s been in development for over three years now, and it seems like it will be worth the wait.

 Robert Chesley

“Dead Block” – Review

The best way to describe the game is a “zombie defense” game. So think like “plants vs zombies” except you’re trapped inside of a building and you need to find an amplifier, a guitar, and a half stack to complete the level. You use whatever you can find such as “traps”. you get a variety of “traps” […]

 Alan Smithee

Skype Sold for $8.5 Billion

Skype Sold for $8.5 Billion

The VOIP juggernaut that is Skype was purchased recently, and the corporate entity left holding the checkbook was none other than our favorite company in the world Microsoft.

 Alan Smithee

Child of Eden – Synesthesia Trailer

If Q Entertainment (Q?) puts a game out, it’s usually worth owning.

 Alan Smithee

Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury – Trailer [UPDATE!]

Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury – Trailer [UPDATE!]

Holy crap, I had no clue they were making an Xbox 360 exclusive of one of my favorite bullet-hell games.

 

Xbox Live Arcade sales

Xbox Live Arcade sales

~Money, money, money, money, moooney…. MOOOONEEEEY!~

 

Semi-New Review: Shadow Complex

Semi-New Review: Shadow Complex

Mix 2 cups Metroid, 1 cup Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, 2 tbsp Metal Gear, sprinkle in a dash of Orson Scott Card. Cook at 375 til modern and golden. Garnish with awesome.

 Ryan Wilson

Mega Man Universe Has Been Cancelled

Mega Man Universe Has Been Cancelled

Remember that cool stop-motion trailer featuring a dream team of Mega Man, Ryu (Street Fighter), Arthur (Ghosts n’ Goblins), and a surprise visit by crappy Mega Man 1 boxart version? Well, it’s not happening.

 Jill Seale

Microsoft Entering the “Freemium” Biz with Dungeon Fighter Online

Microsoft Entering the “Freemium” Biz with Dungeon Fighter Online
 Alan Smithee

Shadow Complex 2 Announced?

Shadow Complex 2 Announced?

Donald Mustard, the creative director for Chair Entertainment, has been a real busy guy as of late. Not only has his company jumped onto the scene with the Xbox Live Arcade smash hit Shadow Complex, but their iOS game Infnity Blade is the focus of many new iPad 2 gamers’ lives as I write this.

 Ryan Wilson

Hi-Rez Studios Announces Tribes Successor

Hi-Rez Studios Announces <em>Tribes</em> Successor

Perhaps the world’s greatest jetpack shooter franchise is returning.

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