Fair is fair

Here’s a question for you to think about:What is fairness?To a lot of people, fairness is an equal playing field or a game where everyone abides by the rules. That’s understandable. But is that really important in video games, or even achievable?I was having this conversation a couple of weeks ago with a friend, mainly […]

Facebook buys Oculus Rift tech for $2 billion

As of today, Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook now own the Oculus Rift, the current forerunner of virtual-reality technology being used in the gaming industry.Zuckerberg announced on his Facebook page that the purchase was to not only help games development but to also make strides into more interactivity.“After games, we’re going to make Oculus a platform […]

This week in gaming

Virtual reality coming to PlayStation 4 Sony revealed Project Morpheus, their proprietary virtual-reality headset, at the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco this week. The headset, which is now seemingly the only competitor to the Oculus Rift in virtual-reality hardware, is still in the prototype phase and will allow PlayStation 4 owners to become […]

New Releases – week of 03/18/14

3/18/14“Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes” (PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)The story of Big Boss continues in what is set to be the prologue to “Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain”. “Ground Zeroes” is only being clocked in at two hours worth of main story, which explains the $29.99 price tag, […]

“Titanfall” review

Shooters come and go in this world, falling short in the blinding light of franchises like “Call of Duty” and “Halo.” For those who aspire to make something a little different, there’s a daunting task ahead of them to shine brighter than those giants.Respawn Entertainment has given it their best shot with “Titanfall.” While in […]

This week in gaming

Leaked “Watch Dogs” trailer and release date A story trailer for Ubisoft’s upcoming open-world game “Watch Dogs” was found by NeoGaf user ekim, and is now up for public viewing on Ubisoft’s official YouTube page. The trailer reveals the release date of the game to be May 27 for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, […]

“Bravely Default” review

The Nintendo 3DS hasn’t had much in the way of big role-playing games. Sure we’ve had “Fire Emblem: Awakening” and “Tales of the Abyss,” but it still feels like more is missing. Thankfully, Square Enix has just brought “Bravely Default” to our door to help fill in that gap in our 3DS library.“Bravely Default” is […]

“Batman: Arkham Knight” revealed

The final installment in the “Arkham” series of Batman games has been revealed today via Game Informer, and it is scheduled for release sometime in 2014 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.Developed by Rocksteady, the studio behind the “Arkham Asylum” and “Arkham City” games, this time around players will have the chance to get behind the wheel […]