“Mortal Kombat X” review

Games like “Mortal Kombat X” come with a pedigree that reaches back years. Fighting games have such an ingrained presence in all of gaming that many people only associate video games with “Street Fighter” or “Mortal Kombat.” Couple that “MK’s” history of gratuitous violence, and you’ve got a game that is impossible to pass up […]

Update on “Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain”

September 1st. That’s when you can expect the latest entry in the “Metal Gear Solid” series to drop. “Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain” is being released on September 1st for PS4, PS3, Xbox one, and Xbox 360 with the PC version being released on September 15th. In an interview with IGN, series creator […]

“Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel” review

What’s better than moon jumping across a barren landscape while firing a shotgun that shouts expletives louder than the roar of its muzzle? Not a whole lot. Except maybe “Borderlands 2.” While “Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel”  may not be better than its predecessor/successor “Borderlands 2,” it does have its strengths. Going in to detail about the […]

“Alien: Isolation” review

There’s something about being trapped in a confined space and being hunted by a near-invincible alien life-form that just brings out the worst in people. Survivors tend to turn on each other, kindly synthetic robots become menacing wardens to keep you in the places you don’t want to be, and you yourself revert to your […]

Xbox’s October Games with Gold offerings revealed

It was announced today on Major Nelson’s blog that the new free games coming to Xbox Live Gold subscribers in October will be “Chariot” for Xbox One and “Battlefield: Bad Company 2” and “Darksiders 2” for Xbox 360. “Chariot,” an independent game from Canadian developers Frima brought to Xbox One through the ID@Xbox program, is a medieval-themed […]

“Valiant Hearts” review – A tug on the heartstrings

It’s not often a game comes along that’s quite like “Valiant Hearts: The Great War.” A war game that focuses not on the fighting of the war, though it definitely showcases the brutality and body count, but the mental and emotional effects it has on people. For those who are thinking this is going to […]

“Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel” trailer and release info released

A new trailer has been released for 2K Australia and Gearbox Software’s “Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.” It features lots of explosions, guns and dancing on the moon of Pandora. While the game doesn’t appear to stray much from the gameplay and aesthetics of the first two “Borderlands” games, it does include new characters, enemies and some low […]

New releases – week of April 4, 2014

4/8/14 “Titanfall” (Xbox 360) After weeks of delays, “Titanfall” finally launches on the Xbox 360 a month after it launched on the Xbox One.Promising all of the modes and gameplay features of the Xbox One version, developer Bluepoint Games promises it will be the same game – just tweaked to deal with the difference in […]