Posts Tagged ‘video games’
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Solid Snake, Psycho Mantis Face Off In Car Ad

by Peter Paltridgeon April 8, 2016
Remember that strange pair of commercials two months ago where Dragon Ball Z characters were redubbed to sell Ford cars? Well, the company’s at it again, and this time, they’ve appropriated footage from the Playstation classic Metal Gear Solid. What kind of world has this become where a large company like Ford even knows what […]
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Lots of Wheel-Spinning In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon April 7, 2016
This week, the Nintendo Download doesn’t contain much action. The bigger releases are still in the distance (one of them, Star Fox Zero, can be prepurchased now). For now, all Nintendo offers to chew on is a Game and Watch Gallery. Still waiting on Super Mario RPG, guys. But you might find something that’s already […]

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The Last Of Us 2 Will Enter Production Soon

by Peter Paltridgeon April 6, 2016
We WILL be getting a Last Of Us 2, according to Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley, the writers and directors for the original game. They’ve confirmed their next project will be a sequel to what many consider the best game for Playstation 3 (and one of the best for Playstation 4), and that they’re throwing […]
Astonishing Retro Anime Animations, Created By One Man

Astonishing Retro Anime Animations, Created By One Man

by Peter Paltridgeon April 5, 2016
If you’ve never heard of a man named Paul Johnson, you’re in for a treat today. Johnson is exceptionally skilled at recreating the hyper-detailed, shaded-to-an-obsessive-degree animation of 1980’s anime OVAs. The downside is that no one hires him to do it, so he has to work on his creations in his off-hours. Last year he […]

Monster Strike – You Can’t Spell Team Without Meat

Monster Strike – You Can’t Spell Team Without Meat

by Alex Beanon April 1, 2016
Andy Samberg subs in at halftime to give the locker room pep talk to the monsters of “Monster Strike” and help them “meat” their destiny…
Watch Nintendo’s Quirky Adorkable Miitomo Promo

Watch Nintendo’s Quirky Adorkable Miitomo Promo

by Peter Paltridgeon March 31, 2016
Nintendo uploaded the long version of their American Miitomo ad today, promoting their first big entry into the phone app business. But before we watch it, let’s take a look at what the Japanese audience saw: Now this is what we get: It’s one of the very rare instances where the American ad is much […]


This April, Chroma Is Coming To Destiny

by Peter Paltridgeon March 31, 2016
Yesterday on Twitch, Bungie announced the new material we’re getting in Destiny’s April update. The update will introduce a new material called Chroma that can be found in four different colors: white, red, yellow and blue. Apply Chroma to your weapons and armor, and you can make them glow Tron-style in the designated color. There […]

Bungie Reveals New Updates For Destiny: The Taken King

by Peter Paltridgeon March 24, 2016
“The Taken King is dead. Yet still his armies yet claw at our worlds. Even as you led the assault on the Dreadnaught, a powerful would-be Taken Prince fled for the safety of the shadows. Hunt him down before he grows too powerful.” So goes the narrative to the big update hitting Destiny next month. […]


Linkle Has Arrived In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 24, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, Hyrule Warriors Legends is finally out! It’s got all the action of the Wii U original, plus new characters like the already-popular genderflipped Linkle. Just be prepared to pay through the nose — this game has a Season Pass, plus you can only play it in 3D if you […]
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New XBox One Update Adds 360 Games, 16-Person Chat

by Peter Paltridgeon March 23, 2016
The XBox One’s new backwards compatibility feature is pretty keen, but what if you don’t own one of those old discs and don’t feel like hunting around the used game bins to find one? Today that problem was solved: Microsoft introduced a new firmware update to their console that will let consumers buy XBox 360 […]