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10.15.12

A blinding blue blur, collecting tons of rings, spouting witty catch phrases, and defeating Dr. Eggman (or Dr. Robotnic depending on the version) are all things you think of when you hear the name Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic is one of the most recognizable faces of the console generation in the 90’s. The franchise has spawned everything from cartoons to comic books. It has also spawned a list of atrocities sequels and spin off games. “Sonic Adventure 2 HD” is a reminder of when Sonic stopped being about speed, and stopped being fun. 

10.09.12

There have been times in history where near the end of a console’s life cycle, a great game is created. A game that challenges and rewards the player while providing a story that the gamer wants to see continue into the next generation of consoles. With the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 currently nearing the end of their current lifespans, is “Dishonored” the final original gem of this console generation? The answer is… Yes. 

10.08.12

It’s hard to argue with people when they say Skyrim has been made so simple for casual audiences when Bethesda releases such minimal DLC at a rather steep cost for what you get.  

09.24.12

BOSTON -- Assassin's Creed III is shaping up to be a hot title this holiday season and Ubisoft Creative Director Alex Hutchinson and Multiplayer Game Directo Damien Kieken revealed more about single player and multiplayer campaigns as well as a lot of new gameplay footage and screenshots. We talked to them in Boston where the heart of all the American Revolution action took place some two hundred plus years ago in these exclusive video interviews.

09.18.12

It has long been speculated that BioWare, will return to the Mass Effect universe, but today marks the first official word from the studio hinting that more Mass Effect is on the way. This news comes on the day of the Bioware Co-founders Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuck retired from the company they helped raise.

09.14.12

By day, Sean Smith was a Foreign Service information management officer who had served in Iraq, South Africa, Canada and the Netherlands. At home, Smith was a husband and father of two. But in the virtual world, Smith was "Vile Rat" in the online universe of the computer game EVE Online.

09.08.12

Skyrim is a sprawling quest for anyone to undertake, packing a potential few hundreds of hours of gameplay to exhaust -- and that's not counting its previous DLC expansion, excellent as it was. It's a behemoth of a game that you approach when you've got the time and availability, because once you commit, you're in it for the long haul.

08.28.12

DUST 514 is a free to play massively online FPS produced by CCP Games in their Shanghai studio. The game is only at the Beta stage but can be played on the PSN already. Taking place in the EVE universe and rich of its very large background history, vast star systems and millions of player controlling thousands of corporations and other pirate clans, DUST has a lot to answer for as the expectations of many, could not be higher.

08.25.12

For a long time, EA Sports has been criticized for releasing yearly additions of Madden to its audience. Problems that have existed in the franchise have plague the franchise until now. Madden 13 releases on the brink of a new console generation and Tiburon Studios pulled out all the fireworks to go out in style. Madden 13 thoughtout everything that was dragging the series down, resulting in one of the most complete sports games in this console generation.   

08.23.12

LOS ANGELES -- THQ revealed its new roster as well as new features including the new "Attitude Era" mode of this year's installment of their best-selling WWE wrestling game WWE 13. Among other new features are new entrances and finishers, new customization features, enhanced gameplay and dramatic moments that include the ability to collapse the ring. We talked with THQ Creative Director Corey Ledesma as well as Stone Cold Steve Austin, RAW GM AJ Lee and legendary WWE broadcaster Jim Ross about the new WWE 13 game and features in exclusive video interviews.

08.21.12

The Book of Unwritten Tales is a classic click and play game in the line of Monkey Island or the Baphomet series, very witty and with a great sense of adventure. Developed by King Art and published by Nordic Games, the game hits a category that produced many great titles but that is well known for some pretty disastrous publications. So which of the two is the book of unwritten falling into?

08.17.12

Who hasn't fantasized about less-than-likely Sony character crossovers? Who hasn't envisioned a knock-down, drag-out battle to the death between iconic PlayStation mainstays at a time? Those might sound like bizarre gaming fantasies, but at least a few of us have sat and pondered how such a game might pan out.

08.13.12

I wanted to review Dust: An Elysian Tail because it looked beautiful. That and because, being part of XBLA's Summer of Arcade, the game had a chance at joining the revered company of titles like Braid, LIMBO, and Bastion.

08.10.12

Dwightmare is apparently over. Dwight Howard is coming the the Los Angeles Lakers. In a blockbuster four team, nine player trade between the Lakers, the Orlando Magic, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Denver Nuggets that matches the 1996 blockbuster trade for Shaquille O'Neal, the Lakers will finally get the big man that every NBA team coveted in Dwight Howard. While the trade still needs to be finalized this afternoon, the details of the trade are that the 76ers will get Andrew Bynum, arguably the second-best center in the NBA, along with Jason Richardson while the Nuggets would get Team USA forward Andre Iguodala and the Magic would get Arron Afflalo, Al Harrington, Moe Harkless, Nikola Vucevic and three protected first round draft picks, one from each team plus two second round draft picks, according to SI.com. The Lakers would ask get Chris Duhon and Earl Clark. The Lakers did not have to give up Pau Gasol and will project a lineup that also includes Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash to form a "Big Four" that will match up to Miami's "Big Three" and the Oklahoma Thunder's young core of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden. We caught up with Howard during NBA All-Star Game in an exclusive video interview to talk about his favorite off-court activity, video gaming.

07.03.12

In true celebrity fashion, the "surprise guest" for the Tekken Tag Tournament 2 display was growing late to the party by the minute. The sparsely dressed, gleaming eyed booth babe's plastered smiles wavered as they grew fatigued. Some guy with a big rim around his neck continued to waddle around, his purpose not exactly clear. The amassed crowd began to shift in their seats just as a commotion stirred in the back of the stage. Poof! Smoke hissed to cloud the entrance (in a very appropriate manner) of the Doggfather himself: Snoop Dogg.