Archive for July 27th, 2012

Retro/Grade Slips the PlayStation Network Back in Time on August 21

by Drew Robbinson July 27, 2012
At some point in time, wielding a plastic guitar as a means for living out one’s rock-star fantasy stopped being good enough. Now, communities across the world clamor for some form of innovation that will allow them to keep their accessories without feeling as if they are nothing more than household clutter; Retro/Grade is that […]

GotGame Radio Daily: 7.27.12 – Pinball Arcade and Fireworks for PS Vita

by Steve Masterson July 27, 2012
Firing up that PS Vita again to try out some new demos that are out. In this episode of GotGame Radio, I talk about Pinball Arcade, and an augmented reality game called Fireworks. Stay tuned to hear what I got to say about both games.   Official trailers below:

Current and Former Bond Actors Unite in 007 Legends

by Drew Robbinson July 27, 2012
When making a game based around current entries in the James Bond movie franchise, casting is a fairly simple procedure; it begins and ends with Daniel Craig, the actor that now dons the suit and tie of the legendary spy. 007 Legends, a retrospective title which ties together the past several decades of cinematic lore, […]

OnLive Commits to Ouya

by Adam Larckon July 27, 2012
A new backer has signed on with Ouya. The console will be able to stream PC games through OnLive, it was announced on its Kickstarter page. The system doesn’t look like it will hamper OnLive any, with the announcement stating that OnLive “will deliver a full console-classe experience, bringing hundreds of top-tier games from more […]

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Coming Sept. 18

by Adam Larckon July 27, 2012
The PC version of Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition is only a few months away. Overhaul Games announced that the title will be out on Sept. 18 on PC. The iOS and Mac versions will also release during the month of September, but Android versions are TBA. In addition, new info was released about the edition, […]

Cyanide Studios Announces Impire

by Adam Larckon July 27, 2012
Cyanide Studios has announced that their next title will be Impire. The game will have players helping the demon imp Bjal-Abaddon trying to get his former glory of a “powerful dungeon lord.” Players will build dungeons to kill heroes trying to take you out. However, raiding parties can also be sent to the surface for […]

Proposed iPad Rival Google Nexus 7 Halts New Orders Due to High Demand

by Josh Boykinon July 27, 2012
If you’re looking to be one of the first on your block to have Google’s new 7-inch tablet, I hope you got your order in early; high demand has halted new orders for Google’s new entry into the tablet wars. The smaller (7-inch), Android-based Google Nexus 7 has been stirring up quite a buzz in […]

Analysts Speculate On Wii-U Launch Announcement

by Andrew Kenton July 27, 2012
Riddle me this dear readers. Why are there people whose job it is to speculate? If you said to give us news journalists something to write about then you’d most likely be correct. Recently Jesse Divnich, Vice President of Insights and Analysis for Electronic Entertainment Design and Research, took a jab at when Nintendo would […]

Google Fiber Brings You Internets Faster [ISP]

by Andrew Kenton July 27, 2012
When Google showcased Google Glass, I’m sure many were wondering what the web search engine company was going to churn out next. Artificial eyes? A Holodeck? Rosie the Robot? No, no dear readers. Google has launched their newest venture into the world of ISP and television service: Google Fiber. Fiber boasts up to a 1,000 […]

BuzzWords (July 27)

by Drew Robbinson July 27, 2012
We live in a time of excess and instant gratification, but, above all else, we live in a time of buzzwords. Buzzwords control the landscape of the world; politics, sports, and, of course, video games are all manipulated by these simple words and phrases. As a result of their power, Buzzwords must be embraced. This […]

Stab Friends in the Back in Spy vs. Spy

by Josh Boykinon July 27, 2012
Fans of Mad Magazine or the sketch comedy TV show “Mad TV” are sure to remember the funny, irreverent, pointy-nosed spies from the Spy vs. Spy segments. Older fans may also remember the 1984 game released by the same name for the Commodore 64 and Atari 400/800, along with the Apple II…if you don’t, you […]