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Dates Revealed For Sony And Microsoft’s E3 Conferences

by Peter Paltridgeon May 17, 2016
Sony Interactive Entertainment announced today exactly when their yearly E3 conference will commence. You’ll be able to watch their newest press briefing at 6 PM. PT, 9 PM ET on Monday, June 13. Will they reveal an awesome new trailer for a surprise unknown game? Will they also reveal something kooky and weird that we’ll […]

Overwatch Animated Short: Dragons

by Alex Beanon May 17, 2016
The third in a series of animated shorts for the video game “Overwatch” [release date: May 24, 2016] is entitled “Dragons… Video credit: Play Overwatch Be our first to comment

Individual Units Getting Cultural Flare In Civ VI

by Todd Blackon May 16, 2016
The uniqueness of the nations in Civilization are paramount to the gameplay. However, outside of certain visuals, the units themselves are not as unique. Even the specialized units in the game can come across as basic. For Civ VI, this aims to change in a big way: “We still have our unique units. Like, you […]
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Yo-Kai Watch 2 Given US Release Date

by Peter Paltridgeon May 16, 2016
Nintendo announced today that Yo-Kai Watch 2 will be released in America for the Nintendo 3DS on September 30. Unlike the first Yo-Kai game, it’ll be coming in two different versions, subtitled “Fleshy Souls” and “Bony Spirits,” and like Pokemon they will each contain their own exclusive ghosts. Why? Yo-Kai is why. September 30 is, […]

New Civilization Graphics Required New Focus On Art Assets

by Todd Blackon May 16, 2016
Civilization has changed dramatically in terms of visuals over the years. At times, they’ve even made brand new engines to launch their titles on. With Civilization VI, the team at Firaxis are not only making another new engine for the game, but also emphasizing things that they’ve never truly focused on in previous incarnations. “When we went […]

New Diplomacy Interface And Upgrades Coming To Civilization VI

by Todd Blackon May 14, 2016
While Diplomacy was one of the main focuses in the Civilization games, even allowing for a diplomatic victory rather than military takeover, it was hardly a favorable, or even wanted, path. Mainly because every nation acted the same when they weren’t controlled by a player. Firaxis aims to make this different in Civilization VI. “In […]

Revamped Tech Tree Coming To Civilization VI

by Todd Blackon May 14, 2016
The Tech Tree is not only one of the mainstays of the Civilization series, but also one of the most important. As the technology you gather and advance through determines how you proceed in the game. But, in previous incarnations, the tree was at times rigid. Almost always going the same way at the same […]

Civilization VI Getting Military Improvements

by Todd Blackon May 14, 2016
One of the funnest aspects of the Civilization franchise is the ability to create massive armies, and then send them on your foes and crush them. it’s a staple of the series. In Civilization VI, as revealed in an interview with IGN, the military aspect will be gaining new features. First, as cities will now be […]

New Districts Feature Coming To Civ VI

by Todd Blackon May 14, 2016
The construction of cities, and thus the growth of your empire, in Civilization has always been key in the franchise. But visual, it’s not the most entertaining aspect. With Civ VI, that will change. For now, you’re not only building cities, you’re going to be building districts that allow you certain bonuses, and if used correctly, […]

Sail The Seas Again In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon May 13, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass has been added to the Wii U eShop! If you enjoyed Wind Waker (and who didn’t like Wind Waker) there’s more, provided you’re okay with pixely visuals. Originally created for the Nintendo DS, you can now search for the Phantom Hourglass on your […]