REVIEW – Castlevania Lords of Shadow: Mirror of Fate (3DS)

Mirror Mirror On the Wall – Before jumping into Mirror of Fate’s 10 hour quest, it might be best to remove any preconceived notion you have the Castlevania series.  Thing is, it is not a new Symphony of the Night, nor is it Lords of Shadow, and it isn’t quite like the games in the …

REVIEW – Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 (360)

Colorful But Confusing – Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 was created for fans of the Naruto series.  Gameplay is straightforward enough that any player can button mash through the campaign, but only gamers with extensive Naruto knowledge will actually understand what the hell is going on. The biggest downfall is the overabundance of storytelling.  These non-interactive …

BLOG – Club Nintendo March 2013 Summary

Higher Quality Virtual Console Titles – Nintendo is relying on mostly Virtual Console titles for their March 2013 Club Nintendo rewards program, a couple of which are repeat games.  However, they are of higher quality so be sure to check them out if you have not done so already.   Game #1 – 3D Classics: …

REVIEW – Hyrule Historia (book)

Building A Mystery – The Legend of Zelda is one of the most beloved video game franchises of all time. But for a series that is so treasured, Nintendo has been coy about giving fans an insider scoop regarding detailed plotlines, development commentary, and the behind the scenes creative process. In fact, the overarching storyline …

BLOG – Gamestop’s GC Clearance

Fire Sale – Several months ago I blogged about finding cheap GBA games that I got during Gamestop’s clearance sale.  Now, Gamestop is selling off all their remaining GC stock with a massive 75% off fire sale. I am not exactly sure when this started or when it will end so if you are interested …

REVIEW – Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edtion 2013 book

Give Me Something To Break – Every year Guinness, overseers of mankind’s world records, publishes a Gamer’s Edition.  Often working alongside Twin Galaxies, this annual publication is a place where hardcore gaming fanatics, developers, and publishers can be honored for their fastest times, highest scores, and all around gaming dedication. The book is broken down …

REVIEW – Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3) Review

Dead On – Metal Gear Rising has had a rough development cycle.  Starting in-house, Kojima Productions was having difficulty locking down the overall design of Raiden’s first solo adventure so instead passed off development responsibilities to the action fanatics at Platinum Games of Madworld, Vanquish, and Bayonetta fame.  The end result is not a typical …

VideoCast BLOG – Special Forces Team X (XBLA)

We just posted our official Team Forces Team X (XBLA) review on myGamer – Gillman’s work.  And to back up the written article, we also recorded some gameplay with full commentary from Gillman and myself. Check out the YouTube video HERE. Be sure to leave comments and let us know if there is another game …

BLOG – Club Nintendo Feb 2013 Summary

Repeating – For the third month in a row, Nintendo is offering 4 digital games as part of their Club Nintendo program.  February 2013, unfortunately, is a letdown because these games were previously a part of the Club Nintendo program.  But I guess we can’t complain too much given that these downloads are technically free.  …