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Wing Commander Returns In An Impressive Fan Made Game

Longtime gamers may know that these days the space combat genre i.e. flying ships in space and blowing stuff up is virtually dead.  Here and there we may receive a decent offering that thankfully isn’t a twin-stick shooter but it’s nowhere near as active as the good old days in which X-Wing vs. Tie Fighter and Wing Commander reigned supreme.  The decline in the space combat genre is a bit of an odd thing to look at since one would think intense space battles would be a draw to gamers but alas that wasn’t the case and franchises like Wing Commander seemingly died off.

Mass Effect 3's Pre-order Bonus Items Revealed

One of the most anticipated games of 2012, Mass Effect 3, is scheduled to land at your favorite video game retailer on March 6th and Bioware has just announced what pre-order DLC goodies gamers will be able to snag for free if they pre-order their copy of Mass Effect 3 before March 6th.

All pre-orders regardless of retailer choice will get their hands on a M55 Argus Assault Rifle which will aid Commander Shepard in fending off the Reapers' invasion with rapid-fire bursts of doom.

EA's Origin Service Could Be Coming To The Wii U

The Wii U may have been revealed already but there are still a lot of things we don’t know about the console and likely won’t know until it re-emerges at E3 2012.  Nintendo’s direction with the Wii U seems somewhat unfocused as of now but one major bullet point that folks like Reggie Fils-Aime made known in countless interviews is that Nintendo will be trying to provide a better online infrastructure in both how gamers play games online and how they purchase their online based content.

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