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Sony Was Initially Wary Of Horizon Zero Dawn's Female Lead

by Peter Paltridgeon June 18, 2015
Horizon Zero Dawn is a gorgeous new game that was announced for the PS4 during Sony’s E3 conference two days ago. It takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where robots have risen to dominate the earth, roaming around as gigantic saurian beasts and reducing mankind back to its original hunter-gatherer state. It also has a […]
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You May Have To Wait A Long Time For The Next True Metroid Game

by Peter Paltridgeon June 17, 2015
Nintendo did a weird thing to keep the Metroid brand alive this year. This E3 they announced Metroid Prime Federation Force, a mutliplayer co-op game on the 3DS starring four faceless Federation soldiers. It’s the first game under the Metroid brand to not have Samus in it. You might think this is just a placeholder […]

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Here's Why Square Decided To Remake Final Fantasy 7

by Peter Paltridgeon June 17, 2015
The creative team at Square-Enix behind Final Fantasy 7, or what’s left of that team by now, has repeatedly denied requests to remake the game with better graphics than 1997 could offer, and thereby introduce a new generation of gamers to one of the series’ best cast of characters. They’ve claimed it would be too […]
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Playable Cartoon "Cuphead" Is As Beautiful As it Is Sadistic

by Peter Paltridgeon June 17, 2015
There have been many attempts throughout the years to replicate cartoons in video game form. There’s been the “just make a cartoon and then sprinkle a few choices here and there” method (Dragon’s Lair), there was then the “use as many sprites as possible in a 2D sidescroller” method (Earthworm Jim, the original Rayman), and […]

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Recap Of Microsoft's E3 Conference

by RolandOfGileadon June 17, 2015
Now that all the major studios have run their E3 conferences, the general consensus is that Sony won the show. But Microsoft put up a decent fight and showed some cool tech in the meantime. Here’s a brief recap, garnished with photos taken during the event itself. Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft’s XBox division and […]
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The XBox Elite Controller Is Wilder Than Anyone Thought

by Peter Paltridgeon June 17, 2015
A couple weeks before E3 began, pictures were leaked out of a new XBox controller called the Elite controller. It had a headphone jack. That was the only discernible difference. E3 is now here, and Microsoft has revealed the Elite to the public. It’s…it’s….wow. It certainly has a headphone jack, and it also has….everything else. […]

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"Star Wars Rebels" to Join Disney Infinity 3.0

by Ed Liuon June 17, 2015
Disney Infinity has announced that four Star Wars Rebels characters will be joining the previously announced Star Wars characters set to debut with the Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, coming this fall to Sony’s PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3; Nintendo’s Wii U; and Microsoft’s Xbox One and Xbox 360. Ezra Bridger, Kanan Jarrus, Sabine Wren, and […]
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The Story Behind The Last Guardian's Long Delay

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2015
The sudden re-reveal of The Last Guardian, a game people have wanted for years but figured was cancelled, was one of the Three Miracles of E3 (the other two being FFVII and Shenmue). People have been curious about the events behind the scenes for a long time. What took this game so long to reappear, […]

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Square-Enix Reveals Final Fantasy Portal App

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2015
If Square-Enix made anything clear this morning at E3, it’s that their production speed is ramping up and they’ve got a lot of products coming through the assembly line over the next twelve months. In order for their consumers to keep track of all that stuff, Square is encouraging them to download a special smartphone […]
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Link Finally Dons A Dress In The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2015
The next handheld Zelda was revealed at Nintendo’s E3 Digital Event this morning. We’ve had ports and we’ve had an original adventure….what we haven’t had in a while is a multiplayer focus, like back when Four Swords Adventures was released. Nintendo takes Link back to that genre this fall with The Legend of Zelda: Triforce […]