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Destiny 2 Closes Out Year One with Best Content Yet

Destiny 2 Closes Out Year One with Best Content Yet

Forsaken launches tomorrow, but let's look back at the highs and lows of year one.

God of War (2018) [Review]

God of War (2018) [Review]

A landmark piece that defines evolution for both franchise and genre.

Sea of Thieves [Review]

Sea of Thieves [Review]

If you want every day to be talk like a pirate day.

Dragonball FighterZ [Review]

Dragonball FighterZ [Review]

Dragonball for every level of skill and fandom.

Destiny 2 [Review]

Destiny 2 [Review]

Something to get lost in, for the foreseeable future.

Is the long rumored PS3 motion controller finally coming to fruition?

Variety's video gaming section The Cut Scene is reporting that Sony plans to finally unveil the long rumored PS3 motion controller at E3 next month. While some out there may be like "What madness are you talking about?

Dead to Rights is back from the dead for retribution

One of the few games to be released in the post Max Payne era that turned out to be good was Namco’s Dead to Rights.  The game managed to establish its own gritty noir narrative while also having fun combat and unique scenarios that kept the action fresh. And how could you not like a game where you had a companion in the form of a dog that you could command to maul various enemies?

Xbox 360 exclusive Bionic Commando multiplayer demo impressions.

The original Bionic Commando for the NES is something that will always stand out in my mind. It was the first game that really instilled the concept for me of playing within the rules of a game. Instead of hating game play for lacking something (like for example the ability to jump). I began understanding why a decision like that would be made in your standard platformer, and began to wrap my head around the concept of a standard platformer now incorporating puzzle-based strategy.

Premier trailer for PixelJunk 1-4

Last week Q Games slowly began teasing the upcoming entry in the PixelJunk series by placing small photos of it on their Facebook fan page. Well today Q has lifted the veil on the game and not only do we have the first gameplay details and a trailer but fans have the chance to help name the game as well.

New Dead Rising 2 Trailer Impressions

If you're an ADD gamer, with a taste for zombies, gore, and mall-rating like myself; then one of your favorite games of the last couple of years was Dead Rising for the Xbox 360.

The resurgence of the PSP continues with the announcement of Tekken 6

At this point most gamers are tired of the "09 is the year of PS3" or similiar sayings of that ilk but you can't help but agree with that sentiment when its said for the PSP. The system seems to be on an absolute roll as of late with upcoming titles like MotorStorm: Artic Edge, Assassins Creed, Socom: Fireteam Bravo 3 and today it was announced that the massive fighting franchise Tekken would be making it's second appearance on the PSP in the form of Tekken 6.

Big Smile Reviews: Tetris Party

Originally designed and programmed by Alexey Pajitnov in June 1985, Tetris has become one of the most played and well known video games ever made. The game has been ported and remixed for essentially any modern device that requires a display screen. Video game consoles, computer operating systems, graphing calculators, mobile phones, portable media players, PDAs and even wrist watches. 

Capcom announces Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes

One of the most popular fighting games to have been released in the past 10 years was the Marvel vs. Capcom series. The unlikely pairing of the Marvel and Capcom characters worked perfectly and gave players an extremely enjoyable and technical fighting game. It has certainly been a long wait but now fans will be getting a follow-up to Marvel vs. Capcom in the form of Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes for the PSN and Xbox Live Arcade.

[UPDATED WITH VIDEO] First look and details on Uncharted 2 multiplayer modes

While the surprise announcement set for today was leaked on Friday that Uncharted 2 would feature a multiplayer mode things aren't entirely spoiled as we now have our first look at what the mp modes will look like.

Hands-on impressions of the Final Fantasy XIII Trial Version

Ever since its premiere trailer at E3 2006 fans have been absolutely clamoring for Final Fantasy XIII to be released. It has definitely been a tough three years since then due to new media for the game has been rather scarce and limited to the occasional Famitsu article and closed theater screenings at Square Enix events.  Add that to the announcement at last year’s E3 that the game would be multiplatform and appear on the Xbox 360 as well and you’re definitely going to have a fanbase that is restless and angry.

Bioshock film gets halted

While most of us hate when a film adaptation of a game is announced many were quite interested to see how the film version of Bioshock would turn out. Not only did Bioshock have a bevy of themes and interesting design choices that would make it perfect for a film but the fact that director Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean) was involved and turned down directing duties on Pirates 4 so he could be able to direct Bioshock made many think this could be the film to break the game film curse.

Fable 2 DLC Rewards players for watching their friends have sex.

That's right boys and girls! It's time to get your freak and or peep on with Fable 2. Lionhead studios has revealed the new Achievements included in their upcoming downloadable content for Fable 2. The pack, titled "See The Future," adds 13 new achievements that are worth a total of 250 Gamerscore Points. One of the 13 achievements called the "Paramour" asks the player to make love 25 times, or alternatively watch another Hero do the same. So if you are going to bang 25 virtual wenches you might as well invite your friend so you can both unlock the achievement.

Sony promises an 'Electrifying' announcement for Monday

Today Sony has begun to tease a big announcement set for Monday involving Infamous and Uncharted 2. The tease itself is just a banner video on the US PlayStation site which flashes between images of Infamous and Uncharted 2 and then puts up the date 4-27-09.

Star Wars co-op action could be coming soon

Destructoid is reporting today that there is a new Star Wars game in the works for the PS3 and 360 which is said to feature co-op play. Is it the long awaited Star Wars Battlefront 3 that was in the works at Free Radical and was later unjustly cancelled by LucasArts? No it isn’t. Instead the game is rumored to be a 3rd person action game set in the Star Wars Clone Wars universe.

Big Smile Reviews: Final Fantasy Crisis Core PSP

Diifii takes a look at Final Fantasy Crisis Core on the PSP.

He'll talk about the unique battle system that mixes real time and classic RPG turn based game play and show off some of the games boss encounters.

Check it out and see if this hand held chapter of the epic RPG stacks up to it's predecessors.

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Killzone 2 DLC Map Pack Steel & Titanium Priced at 5.99

Well the first pack of DLC has been priced at $5.99 on the Playstation Network. The package contains two new maps for players to play online, but the question is how many of you will buy it?

Below is a video of the two maps in the ever so cleverly named "Steel & Titanium" map pack. I personally think the train level looks really interesting, but I don't know if I will dish out money to play them.

Big Smile Reviews: Grand Theft Auto IV

A classic Diifii review on Grand Theft Auto IV. The GTA series is one of the most influential additions to the gaming industry to date. It set the bar in terms of combining huge open worlds, great story and over the top action in a single title. So join Diifii and find out what he thinks about GTA IV and if it stacked up to the hype.

Warner Bros. Interactive announces Lego Rock Band

For awhile it seemed like Electronic Arts, MTV Games and Harmonix would be treating the Rock Band license with some class and dignity and not run it into the ground like Activision has with the Guitar Hero franchise.  Well it seems like today is when Rock Band is one step closer to going the way of Guitar Hero with the announcement of Lego Rock Band.

The press release from Warner Bros. Interactive describes the game as:

“will allow families, tweens and teens to experience a wild journey to rock stardom where they can "Build a Band and Rock the Universe"

UFC 2009 Undisputed demo gets a release date

It was announced today that the demo for THQ's upcoming UFC 2009 Undisputed would be knocking out gamers next week.  The demo will be released on April 23 and will be available on both the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Marketplace.

Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua will be the playable fighters in the demo and you can catch the two face off in the real octagon during UFC 97 which airs that weekend.

Retro Games honored in fans' own way

Now this might be dating me a bit, but here goes. Everyone has to start gaming somewhere in fact before the console market got so hot, a lot of games were just made for the PC. Day of the Tentacle was one of those games.

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