November 23, 2012

Skylanders: Giants | Review

Posted on November 23, 2012 by Broken Joysticks

So how do I describe Skylanders: Giants? On the surface this would appear to be something far out of my experience, as I am not really the intended audience for this kind of game. But if My Little Pony can find an audience outside of its intended market then maybe I can find some enjoyment from  an overly colour saturated kid’s product.Read More


Wii U: The Next Generation is Here! Part One

Posted on November 23, 2012 by Jason Bassett

It’s finally here.

Nintendo finally launched its brand new console and I have spent a week drooling and playing on it for the last week now. It’s only been five days, but other than my day job, I have done nothing but use every bit of the console since its release on November 18, 2012. From the consumers lining up at Gamestops across the US to the heart aching 5GB update, users all over the US are now falling in love with the system. The Wii U is unique with its gamepad controller that acts as a tablet and it has brought some interesting ways to play games like Assassin’s Creed III, but the real games to try are ZombiU and Nintendo Land. From here on out, I will be speaking about my experiences with both the Wii U GamePad and the Pro Controller, along with the aforementioned video games above. Read More


Nintendo Requests Not To Turn Off Your Wii U While Updating

Posted on November 23, 2012 by Les Major

You’ve probably seen in any number of games, or even on your PC not to turn it off while updating or saving. Nintendo is reminding users however due to the lengthy initial update for the Wii U. They “highly recommend that any Wii U owner does not stop the system update while in progress.”

Updating may take an hour or more the first time depending on your internet speed. Powering off during this may damage your system. The update enables numerous features including Miiverse, Wii U Chat, the eShop, and the ability to download video-on-demand applications.


Clan Of Champions Now On Playstation Network

Posted on November 23, 2012 by Les Major

NIS America has annouced that Acquire’s new game “Clan of Champions” has reached the Playstation Network store. Featuring arena style combat in  the tight confines of a ruined kingdom gamers either enter the fray in single or multiplayer. Versus combat also adds to the gameplay as you earn new skills and customize your character to your chosen fighting style.

Previously released on Steam, the PSN version is priced at $29.99 and the PC version is selling for $39.99


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