“The Bridge” review

  An interesting platformer that uses M.C. Escher-style stages, “The Bridge” will push the bounds of your creative thinking skills. This indie game has been on Steam for a while, but has recently been made available on Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo’s respective console’s digital stores. That may explain a lot when looking at the game in terms […]

“Q.U.B.E.: Director’s Cut” review

  “Q.U.B.E: Director’s Cut” isn’t reinventing the wheel with its gameplay, visuals,  music or story, but it is an amusing brain teaser for players with three or four hours of spare time. The game, which began life as the final project of a group of game-design students, was initially released in 2012 for Windows and OS […]

What’s up with Amiibos

An Amiibo is a small plastic statue with a chip inside that can be read by the Nintendo Wii U Gamepad controller allowing players to scan their favorite characters and unlock content in games like “Super Smash Bros. for Wii U,” “Mario Kart 8” and Hyrule Warriors.”‘ So far, the Amiibos are comprised entirely of characters from “Super […]

This Week In Gaming

Nintendo turns investors’ heads Nintendo is really pushing to end their four-year profit drought with big name titles like “Mario Kart 8” and “Super Smash Bros. for 3DS,” and their quarterly reports have shown it. During the past quarter, 9.4 million Wii U games were sold, 3.2 million of those units being “Super Smash Bros. […]

Nintendo opens online store for downloadable games

Nintendo made their eShop accessible online via their official website today. Customers can search and browse through the catalog of games available for digital download to either the Wii U console or 3DS handheld and purchase games directly from the website. Making a purchase on Nintendo’s website generates a download code that can be either automatically applied […]

Hyrule Warriors review

After hearing about a new “Zelda” game that didn’t follow the typical dungeon-adventure formula, I was worried of it being something so simplistic as the “Link’s Crossbow Training” minigame on Wii. Fortunately, “Hyrule Warriors” is a full-fledged game that employs the “Dynasty Warriors” mass slash-em up style of gameplay. The storyline is not to be […]

GCV at E3 2014

A few of our intrepid reporters made their way to Los Angeles for the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo this month. They got their hands on “Super Smash Bros. for Wii U,” “Super Ultra Dead Rising 3 Arcade Remix Ultra Edition EX Plus Sigma,” “Alien Isolation” and more during their time on the show floor, and […]

“Child of Light” review

While many games for under $30 can’t boast such beauty and complexity as “Child of Light,” Ubisoft’s latest creation has seemingly captured fans and critics alike with its combat system and picturesque visuals.Our young heroine, Aurora, is trapped in a strange new world after falling into some sort of coma or death-like sleep in the […]

This week in gaming

Joel and Ellie are bridging generations “The Last of Us Remastered” was revealed to be heading to PlayStation 4 this summer in a post on the European PlayStation Blog this week. The package will include all previously-released downloadable content including multiplayer and single-player content, commentary tracks from the cast and developers and upgraded graphics with […]

“Super Smash Bros.” release window and gameplay detailed

A special, “Super Smash Bros.”-themed Nintendo Direct took place yesterday and was hosted by series creator Masahiro Sakurai. The 39-minute presentation detailed everything about the game including remastered move sets for each character, new and returning stages, assist trophies and the differences between the versions for the Nintendo 3DS handheld console and the Wii U […]