This week in gaming

Sony’s thieving raccoon swings onto the silver screen A “Sly Cooper” movie was announced this week, and has been confirmed to be reaching theaters in 2016.A post on the PlayStation Blog describes the film as a comedic heist film in which Sly and his friends go on an international adventure to discover his family secrets […]

“The Bureau” should remain classified

Honestly, “The Bureau: XCOM Declassified” is not a bad game. The controls leave something to be desired and the idea behind it seems to mess with the series’ continuity, but so does last year’s “XCOM: Enemy Unknown.” The characters are wooden and there are so many predictable conventions being bandied about that it feels like […]

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Secret bonuses for Xbox One promotion on YouTube revealed Microsoft and popular game-video publisher Machinima were involved in a small scandal this week regarding promotion of the Xbox One.Both companies joined in an advertising effort to promote Microsoft’s newest game console. The campaign, which offered YouTube video creators and extra $3 for every 1,000 views […]

New Releases – week of 01/20/14

Tuesday 1/20 “Dragonball Z: Battle of Z” (360, PS3, Vita) The newest in a long line of “Dragonball Z” games was released this week. “Dragonball Z: Battle of Z” follows the same storyline as the amine we all know and love from our childhood with some new additions. Players pick their favorite Z warriors to […]

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Photo by Leszek Godlewski via Twitter. Steam Controller gets a redesign The Steam Controller will no longer feature a central touchscreen, according to a report by Engadget. The news comes out of Valve’s Steam Dev Days conference in Seattle, Wash. this week.The Steam Controller, which was revealed in September along with Steam OS and Steam […]

Dissecting “Broken Age”

“Broken Age” is an incredible game. As a fan of the point-and-click game, I’ve played my fair share (though not as many or nearly as varied as others in my experience), and with these experiences in mind I was ready to tear this game apart technically and aesthetically.While the game has standard controls, clicking to […]

New Releases – week of 01/13/14

This week’s new releases bring a port from the handheld onto console and a some PC games.Tuesday 1/14“The Raven: Legacy of a Master Thief” (PC)“The Raven” is a point-and-click game where you take on the roles of both a thief and a detective – the detective trying to capture the the thief, and the thief […]

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Play games with almost any device Sony revealed PlayStation Now at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. The subscription-based service provides players the opportunity to have games streamed to their compatible devices via cloud computing, allowing for such things as TVs and tablets to become pseudo-gaming consoles.Those playing games via PS Now […]

2013 Game of the Year Picks

2013 is officially over, and that means it’s time for every video-game media outlet to choose their Game of the Year. We at GCV decided that since we all have such differing tastes in games, we would all just choose our own individual games of the year. So, read further to find out what each […]