Video Games

Because You Demanded It, Shaq-Fu Is Back

by Peter Paltridgeon February 16, 2018
One of the more infamous video game releases of the 1990s was Shaq-Fu, the Frankenstein result of several different trends hitting at once: the popularity of arcade fighters, the profitability of NBA pro star endorsements, and a competition between everybody to be more edgy and extreme than the others. At the time, casting Shaq as […]

Slice, Dice & Rice

Slice, Dice & Rice Has Arrived On PS4

by Todd Blackon February 15, 2018
Arc System Works Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that Slice, Dice & Rice, the fighting game without health bars, comes to the PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®4 today! Slice, Dice & Rice, created by Polish developer, Dojo Games, is a unique fighting game that has you dancing along the blade’s edge for survival! It revolves around the idea […]

Attrition: Tactical Fronts

Attrition: Tactical Fronts Coming To Steam March 7th

by Todd Blackon February 15, 2018
Cardboard Keep today announced that Attrition: Tactical Fronts will move from Steam’s Early Access to Final Release on Wednesday 7 March 2018. This classic, World War themed, turn-based strategy game for PC Windows, Mac and Linux is accessible and quick to play without sacrificing tactical variety and depth – either single player against AI, complete with full […]

Secret Of Mana

Secret Of Mana Remake Out Now

by Todd Blackon February 15, 2018
SQUARE ENIX® invites players to discover the beloved magical adventures of Randi, Primm and Popoi in a brand-new remake of Secret of Mana® available today for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and digitally on the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system and STEAM®. Originally released in 1993, Secret of Mana is a full remake of the original title that brings […]

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Newt One Now Playable On Utomik

by Peter Paltridgeon February 15, 2018
Utomik, the unlimited PC indie game subscription service, has added a colorful 3D platformer called Newt One to its lineup this week. Created by a two-man crew that calls themselves DevNAri, Newt One casts you in the role of an anthropomorphic musical note wandering through a world that has lost its color. In an upside-down […]

Radiant Historia Perfect Chronology

Radiant Historia Perfect Chronology Has Launched On Nintendo 3DS

by Todd Blackon February 13, 2018
A classic RPG has made its way to the Nintendo 3DS. Radiant Historia Perfect Chronology brings the original RPG to the system, but this time, with new content and updates. Find out more below: “Unlock the time traveling power of the White Chronicle once again in Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology. This beloved classic is an expanded […]

Kingdom Hearts Union x[Cross]

Kingdom Hearts Union x[Cross] Getting Crossover Events

by Todd Blackon February 13, 2018
At D23 Expo Japan 2018 held at Tokyo Disney Resort® this past weekend, SQUARE ENIX® and DeNA announced a magical collaboration between KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross] and FINAL FANTASY®: Record Keeper™, bringing limited-time events to each of the hit mobile games over the next few weeks. Special promotions coming to KINGDOM HEARTS Union χ[Cross] include: FINAL FANTASY Avatar parts: Players […]

Kingdom Hearts III

Monsters Inc World Officially Part Of Kingdom Hearts III

by Todd Blackon February 13, 2018
This past weekend at D23 Expo Japan 2018, a special event for Disney fans created by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, held at Tokyo Disney Resort®, SQUARE ENIX® and Disney thrilled fans with the announcement of a new Disney•Pixar film based world, Monsters, Inc., in KINGDOM HEARTS III. Two new trailers, revealed during the Expo, take viewers […]


Big Console Update For Awesomenauts Assemble

by Peter Paltridgeon February 13, 2018
Awesomenauts Assemble was first released on the PC six years ago. Since then it’s been ported to the PS3 and the 360, then to the PS4 and XBox One, while the PC version has been regularly updated with new content. Much of that content, though, has remained on the PC…until now. All the gameplay content […]

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New Puzzler Shift Quantum Coming This Spring

by Peter Paltridgeon February 13, 2018
Red Panda Interactive and Fishing Cactus have announced Shift Quantum, their new puzzle game, will be released on multiple consoles and the PC this spring. Shift Quantum is a cyber-noir action-puzzle platformer in black and white, with a unique gameplay mechanic called SHIFTING. Solve puzzles and create negative space by inverting the world and transform […]

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Five Nights At Freddy’s Movie Greenlit

by Peter Paltridgeon February 12, 2018
Five Nights At Freddy’s is a pretty good modern-day example of how the industry can be slow to react to trends. When the original game first premiered on Steam and blew up sales charts, every merchandiser was skeptical: “Why would kids want T-shirts and figurines of characters so ugly?” A while later, the series was […]


This Man Coded An Entire New Sega Genesis Game From Scratch

by Peter Paltridgeon February 11, 2018
Many, many indie developers have used the games they grew up with as kids to inspire their own retro-stylized games, but these are usually built on modern hardware. As simple as the games appear, coding them into existence was much harder back when 8 and 16-bit consoles were new and the methods of creating a […]