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Morton Kombat X featuring at least one ‘guest’ fighter

by Adam Larckon July 15, 2014
Guest fighters will be returning to Mortal Kombat X. Like the 2011 entry in the series, the upcoming fighter from NetherRealm will feature DLC with a guest character from outside the franchise. “I think there’s a novelty to having a downloaded guest character,” series co-creator Ed Boon said in a video for Madcatz. “The chances […]

Roccat announces Sova laptop peripheral

by Adam Larckon June 10, 2014
Roccat has revealed its newest laptop accessory at E3. The Sova combines a wireless keyboard and mousepad for gaming comfort on a couch. “Sova is the option for gamers wishing to expand their arena without sacrificing gaming experience,” says René Korte, ROCCAT founder and CEO.  “Platforms like Steam are fantastic, but the experience can be […]

Rubin joins Oculus team

by Adam Larckon June 10, 2014
The former THQ president has landed his next gig. Jason Rubin, the co-founder of Naughty Dog, has been named the Head of the Worldwide Studios at Oculus VR. As part of his job, he will head up Oculus first-party content initiatives in Seattle, San Francisco, Menlo Park, Dallas and Irvine. “There have only been a […]


Can the Xbox One compete with the PS4 at $399?

by Adam Larckon June 2, 2014
A few weeks ago, Microsoft announced what some thought they would reveal at E3, a Kinect-less Xbox One bundle costing $100 less than the normal bundle, letting it closer compete with Sony’s PlayStation 4. The announcement will let Microsoft focus more on games and entertainment venues at E3 to promote the positives of the system, […]

The 5 & 1 Review | The Amazing Spider-Man 2

by Adam Larckon May 18, 2014
The 5 & 1 Review is back, this time taking a look at the web-crawler, The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 What is the game: The movie tie-in for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. However, don’t expect it to follow the movie for long. After you hunt for Uncle Ben’s killer, the game gets […]

Expedition DLC available for Titanfall

by Adam Larckon May 15, 2014
The first piece of DLC for Titanfall is now available. Expedition, costing $9.99 or as part of the Season Pass for $24.99, contains three new maps: Runoff, Swampland and War Games. It’s currently available on the Xbox One and PC. The content is the first of three planned DLC packs to come out for the […]


Darksiders franchise not over

by Adam Larckon May 12, 2014
According to former Vigil Games creative director Joe Madureira, Darksiders may eventually make a comeback. Madureira, in a post on his Facebook page, said that Nordic Games won’t just let the franchise grow old. “[Darksiders] is not dead,” he wrote. “The new owner, Nordic seems very committed to continuing the series. “As far as my […]

Gameplay trailer shown for Sunset Overdrive

by Adam Larckon May 8, 2014
The first gameplay trailer for the Xbox One-exclusive Sunset Overdrive has finally been shown off. The third-person shooter features open-world gameplay, and plenty of high jumps, grinds and running were shown between some of the new weapons and enemies the game will have. Also, players who pre-order the game before its fall release will get […]

Rise of the Dark Spark transforming June 24

by Adam Larckon May 5, 2014
The third title in the latest Transformers series is set to release this summer. Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark is coming June 24, according a press release teasing pre-orders from GameStop. While giving a release date, the Weathered Warrior Pack pre-order bonus was also revealed. Gamers pre-ordering the game will get two new weapons, […]

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Review | Roccat offers solid PC equipment for gamers

by Adam Larckon May 1, 2014
When PC gamers think of PC accessories, their thoughts normally go quickly to Razer, and for good reason. For years, Razer has been the pinnacle of mice, keyboards and more for gamers. Now, though, a strong contender has risen up with high-quality equipment. Roccat, while it’s product library isn’t as diverse as Razer, has plenty […]
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Soul Sacrifice Delta hitting Vita in May

by Adam Larckon April 14, 2014
Soul Sacrifice Delta is coming stateside next month. The action-RPG on the Vita will release on May 13 in North America, and in Europe on May 14. The game adds new quests, areas and spells to the previous campaign, and also gives a third option beside saving or sacrificing enemies. You can see a trailer […]

PS4 gamers getting P12 headset from Turtle Beach

by Adam Larckon April 10, 2014
Turtle Beach is showing off a new PS4 headset this weekend at PAX East. The Ear Force P12 headset is set to hit July 10 for $59.95. It is being designed for both the PS4 and Vita. “Consumers associate the Turtle Beach brand with high-quality, feature-rich gaming headsets,” said Juergen Stark, Chief Executive Officer of Parametric […]