Arcade

02.01.12

Every Tuesday, Sony brings its PlayStation faithful new content, add-ons for your favorite games, Themes and avatars for your PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable. Again another standard week of PSN goods you can get, but for the most part the main draw are going to be demos. Twisted Metal is finally going to hit store shelves and the fans of  the series will be eager to get their hands on the multiplayer demo now available.  

01.26.12

Every Tuesday, Sony brings its PlayStation faithful new content, add-ons for your favorite games, Themes and avatars for your PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable. Not the best week for new content for new content on the PSN. If you missed Duke Nukem Forever then here is your chance to get the king as he finally makes his debut on current gen consoles. Not the best game on the market, but worth a pick up if your Duke Nukem Fan.

08.10.11

“Metroidvania” games are hard to come by these days. However, fans of this exploration based adventure genre do occasionally have something to celebrate. Shadow Complex found its way onto 2009’s Summer of Arcade line-up and stretched the boundaries of what people thought XBLA games could be. While Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet may not be as large in scope, it no doubt makes up for this with a fantastic visual style and a unique puzzle-based implementation of the Metroidvania formula.

08.01.11
When it comes to aggressive racing that leads into outrageous crashes, the Burnout series continues to be the best out there on the market. However, Criterion Games is taking a short break from all of that to focus on a spin-off of the series called Burnout Crash!. The game takes the series's Crash mode and builds an entire game around it, with a few changes being added in. After getting the chance to play it at a recent preview event, it actually feels a little more like a pinball game than the Crash mode we've seen in other games.
07.28.11

Bastion is, in a word, incredible. It takes the standard Action RPG formula and adds enough quirks and style to make it feel completely different. It shows the incredible potential of downloadable games as rich and rewarding game experiences in their own right. 

07.19.11

‘Splosion Man has been captured. But due to a freak alcohol-related incident during the ensuing celebration, a female counterpart is born. Armed with the ability to triple jump, more pop-culture references than you can shake a stick at and a bow on her head, Ms. ‘Splosion Man embarks on a three act journey through a giant laboratory, a beach resort and a factory. On her way she encounters some incredibly inventive, albeit dangerous, obstacles. 

07.01.11

Comic-Con will often feature a panel of video game music composers, talking about their work and having as much attention lavished upon them as actual game/comic book creators themselves do. In anticipation of that happening again this year, here's a few of the most memorable composers in game history, and why they deserve some serious praise...

 

06.21.11

In 2008, Microsoft launched it's first Summer of Arcade. The idea was to give extra promotion to the most deserving of downloadable titles and to offer great content during the otherwise slow Summer months. In preparation for Summer of Arcade 2011, here is a look back at the best games from previous years. 

06.15.11

LOS ANGELES -- Playboy's Hugh Hefner and his now ex-fiancee Crystal Harris might be calling off their wedding but their humble abode, better known as the Playboy Mansion, was the site for the best party of this year's E3, in our humble opinion. Bigpoint, developers of massive multiplayer online games such as Battlestar Galactica Online, Fast and Furious and Dark Orbit celebrated its 200th million user in a big way by throwing by far the sexiest and most exclusive party on the last day of E3 and GamerLive.TV was the only video crew allowed in to capture all its glory in 3D. Check out all the fun and the girls in this exclusive video.

06.02.11

Frogger is back, hitting the streets on the new Nintendo 3DS. This 30 year old amphibian is used to jumping from place to place but never clear off the screen. The 3DS system allows users favorite frog to jump right out at them with its glasses-free 3D capabilities. Frogger jumps straight into new troubles with all new friends and over 60 new challenges. This famous frog doesn’t stay put for a second, if he’s not crossing busy roads he’s climbing skyscrapers or trying not to be eaten at a busy sushi restaurant. Whatever Frogger is up to in his newest game he is sure to jump right off the screen and straight into your heart.

12.12.09

We are coming to you live from SpikeTV's Video Game Awards 2009 in Los Angeles with host Jo Garcia, Playboy's 2008 Cybergirl of the Year. She's hot and our coverage will be hot so stay tuned here as we beam to you live video reports from the VGAs as we interview the top developers and, of course, celebrities on the Red Carpet, Backstage and in the Green Room. It all starts at 8pm Eastern Time.