BLOG – 5 Classic Multiplayer Focused Same-Sofa Console Games That should be Retro-fitted with XBLA Online Support

Making Old New – Multiplayer gaming is important.  Pong, one of the first games to popularize video gaming was entirely focused on multiplayer.  And can you image a Halo or CoD title that excluded a multiplayer component?  MMO’s would never have been invented if multiplayer gaming didn’t exist either. Since the dawn of video games, …

REVIEW – Skylanders Giants PS3

A Saturday Morning Cartoon – Building off the success of last year’s Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure, Skylanders Giants uses the same model of gameplay and even the same toys to give youngsters an approachable dungeon crawling romp. The Skylanders series is unlike anything else out there because the game uses physical toys digitally.  From the USB …

NEWS – NES Batman in Arkham City

Fans of the Caped Crusader know that Batman’s original NES adventure was a difficult but memorable one.  But did you know that this original Sunsoft game can secretly be played via Batman Arkham City? Gametrailers has uncovered the secret.  Watch this video HERE.

VideoCast Blog – Bioshock Infinite

Bioshock Infinite just released yesterday.  Watch Gillman and myself live stream our way through the first portion of the game. Watch live video from varms on www.twitch.tv

NEWS – Metal Gear Solid 5 Officially Announced

Konami Dannounced the next chapter in the METAL GEAR SOLID franchise, METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN, will be released on the Sony PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360. To reinforce the announcement and address all the questions fans have been asking all year, Kojima Productions unveiled a brand new trailer for the new …

REVIEW – 3D Classics: Kid Icarus

Flying Closer To The Sun – Back in March 2012, Nintendo released Kid Icarus as part of their revival 3D Classics series.  If fans pre-ordered Kid Icarus Uprising, a download code for Pit’s original adventure was rewarded or 3DS users can download this game for $6 via the eShop.  However, Nintendo is currently including this …

VideoCast Blog – Tomb Raider

This week Gillman and myself videocast ourselves through the first half hour of Square Enix’s Tomb Raider reboot. Enjoy. And comments are encouraged. Watch live video from varms on TwitchTV

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: …