The Resident Evil series has seen brighter days and it is only beginning to undo the damage that Resident Evil 6 inflicted upon the franchise with entries like the recent HD remake of the original game heading to current generation consoles. Capcom is trying something new with the RE franchise by adopting an episodic format […]
Journey | Review
ThatGameCompany’s Journey is a game that I had heard a whole ton of positive things about but I never got the chance to play it when it was originally released in 2012 on the PS3. Now that Tricky Pixels has ported the game to Sony’s latest platform and it is included in the 2015 Summer […]
FFXIV: Heavensward – Early Story Impressions
It’s been about a month since the last time I wrote about my experience with Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward. Unfortunately I forgot to write a new entry in my proposed series of articles about Square Enix’s latest expansion. Since the early access period expired at the end of June my bard, Reka Ai’a, has ventured […]
Titanfall | Review
Version Tested: PC Titanfall is Respawn Entertainment’s first foray into the online shooter arena since their formation after the huge breakup at Infinity Ward several years ago. Hoping to carve out a space in the FPS for themselves, can giant mechs and the addition of A.I opponents to a traditionally player vs player environment will […]
Cities: Skylines | Review
The city building / management genre has always held a special place in my heart since I played Sim City 2000 back on the Super NES back in the early 90s. After the Sim City disaster a few years ago the genre has certainly seen better days. Can Paradox Interactive revitalize this troubled genre with […]
Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition – Disney Infinity 3.0Edition now welcomes Star Wars to the ever-growing collection of Marvel, Disney and Disney•Pixar characters, stories and worlds. Together, new heroes can join forces with characters from previous editions and embark on adventures as big as your imagination! Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition is available in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U at 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 30. Click here to view a trailer for the game.
Runbow – Arriving exclusively on Wii U consoles, Runbow is a frantic party-platforming game in which the world transforms with swipes of color. Enjoy five chaotic local and online multiplayer modes (up to nine players), along with two single-player modes that will test the skill and mind of any challenger. If you downloaded the Nindies@Home demo during the limited time E3 promotion, save 15 percent off your purchase of Runbow until Sept. 27. Click here to view a trailer for the game.
Teyon has announced the upcoming release of Zombie Defense, a modern hybrid of a classic realtime strategy and Tower Defense, on Wii U. The game will become available in the European Nintendo eShop next Thursday, September 3rd for €7.99 with the American release TBD. The game was previously released for Android.
“Zombies want to end all life on Earth, only your army stands in the way. No resting until they rest in The dead burst forth from the earth, beneath a blackened sky an endless horde of zombies rampage across the burning corpse of our dying civilization. You are humanity’s last hope! Use classic RTS/tower defense strategies and tactics to decimate waves of zombies. Rally desperate soldiers, outfit them with lethal weaponry, innovate new destructive technologies and march to victory in two game modes and 35 deadly missions.”
Natsume Inc. has announced the release date for its upcoming 3DS title, Gotcha Racing. Combining a top-down racing style with drifting mechanics alongside a capsule machine draw system for new parts, players will dive into a mix of gameplay starting August 27th!
First debuted at E3 2015, Gotcha Racing is top-down racing game with a twist: Capsule Machines dispense parts you use to make your car! As racers progress and gain access to better Capsule Machines, your car will become the envy of the racing world! Once you’re driving the perfect car, race on 12 different tracks, compete in Grand Prix races, and conquer six different racing grades while trying your luck with numerous capsule machines to unlock!
Star Fox pilots prepare to scramble towards your Arwings for a November 20th launch date! That’s right Nintendo’s upcoming reimagining of Fox McCloud and friends – Star Fox Zero – arrives on the Wii U this winter.
The game was revealed during this summer’s E3 Nintendo Direct and was also the focus of several lengthy Nintendo Treehouse presentations during the convention.
Zero marks the return to the skies for the franchise after almost a decade without a proper console release as well as the addition of the Arwing Walker mode from the cancelled SNES title Star Fox 2 allowing pilots to take on foes in both aerial and land battles.
The Best Things Come In Small Packages! That’s the tagline for the upcoming Nintendo 3DS game. The game was just released in demo form before the weekend, and we had a chance to get out hands on this small package.
Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX is a 3D rhythm action game starring the world’s most famous virtual singer Hatsune Miku. Project Mirai DX features 48 full length versions of fan-favorite songs with multiple play styles and game modes that people of any age or skill level can enjoy. Join the Miku phenomenon by expressing yourself through fun creative tools, sharing your cute customizations, and experiencing some of the best music from the world’s favorite digital diva!
On this week’s Episode of BrokenCast Rae Michelle Richards, Andrea Ritsu and Dee sit down to talk about the Resident Evil franchise. They discuss in-depth what made the original Resident Evil and Resident Evil 2 so great as well as speculate about what CapCom may do with the recently revealed Resident Evil 2 Remake and how fans may have beaten them to the punch. In the second segment of the podcast the BrokenCast crew discuss the recently announce World of Warcraft: Legion expansion that was announced a few weeks back at GamesCom. If you missed the announcements we’ve got all your bases covered along with some opinions about how spikey the Blood Elves are about to become. You can find our crew on twitter: Andrea Ritsu – https://twitter.com/andrearitsu Dee -https://twitter.com/bardings Rae Michelle Richards – https://twitter.com/Kitsune86 If you have any questions for the cast please email Rae.Michelle.pr[at]Gmail.com Our new release schedule will have brand new episodes – of about 30 to 40 minutes in length- going live every Sunday. You can get it on iTunes by clicking the following button. or listen on SoundCloud here:
Activistion’s previously closed beta for Call of Duty: Black Ops III is now open to everyone for about the next 24 hours. If you don’t mind the the hefty 13 gigabyte download you can try out three maps and several different game modes ahead of the next COD’s release this November. Other new features for Blops 3 include the inclusion of “specialists” – soldiers who each have their own power weapons that can be earned through kill streaks.
A separate beta for Windows PC and Xbox One will be available from August 26th thru the 30th and both will presumably have some open period available to all.
Nintendo announced that the price of the Nintendo 2DS will be lowered permanently as of August 30th.
The suggested retail price of the portable Nintendo 2DS system drops to $99.99, down from the current suggested retail price of $129.99. Even at the new suggested price, the system will still come packaged with the digital version of the acclaimed Mario Kart 7 game.
“At a suggested retail price of $99.99, Nintendo 2DS is an even more attractive introductory option for first-time gamers,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “The new lower-priced hardware combined with the strong lineup of new games launching this year and arguably the best library of games in this generation makes it a great time to be a Nintendo fan.”
Little Battlers eXperience – In 2050, customizable palm-sized robots known as LBX are pitted against each other in battle, and now you can get in on the action! Customize your LBX with parts from more than 130 sets to create one of more than 30,000 possible designs. Then wage robot war in real-time battles! Team up with characters from the TV series or take on friends in local 3-on-3 battles.
3D Gunstar Heroes – Treasure’s visually stunning side-scrolling shooter,Gunstar Heroes, is now re-mastered in 3D! Take on enemies alone or with a friend using two-player co-op via local wireless and prevent the world from destruction. Click here to view a trailer for the game.
Futurlab’s excellent top down space shoot’em up / platforming hybrid Velocity 2x has zoomed it’s way on to Windows PC (via Steam & Windows 10 Xbox Games Store) and Xbox One. Players take the role of ace pilot Kai Tana (heh.. Get it?) as she explores space with the goal of freeing her fellow prisoners. You’ll visit alien facilities, defeat countless enemies both on foot and in your quarp jet through 50 different story stages. Once you’ve beat them main game there are also daily challenges available to keep you coming back for more!
This enhanced version of Velocity not only includes the base game but also the previously released ‘Dual Core’ and ‘Critical Urgency’ DLC packs as well. Velocity 2X was originally released for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and Vita as part of PlayStation Plus last fall.
The Xbox One and Windows versions of Velocity 2X will retail for $19.99 USD.