REVIEW – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Here We Go Again… Modern Warfare 3, the latest game in the long running Call of Duty franchise, is stuck in a rut.  With only minor additions, like new gameplay modes, MW3 still retains the same glaring gameplay flaws that have been present since the franchise went Modern and can pretty much be viewed as …

NEWS – Doom 3 Goes BFG

Bethesda Softworks announced that DOOM 3 BFG Edition will be available this Fall and features DOOM 3 and the Resurrection of Evil add-on pack, both of which have been completely re-mastered. The package also includes hours of new content – seven new levels entitled ‘The Lost Mission.’  DOOM 3 BFG Edition is slated for release …

BLOG – Gamestop Trip, Buying Used Stuff

Several weeks ago, I wrote about my Gamestop adventures buying clearance GBA games.  Well today I made a random trip to a local Gamestop and walked out with some more random stuff. The one part of my trip that was not random is Chrono Trigger. I have had the DS version on my “must buy” …

REVIEW – Dragon’s Lair (XBLA with Kinect Support)

Die With Motion Control In its 30 year history, Dragon’s Lair has been ported to pretty much anything with a screen on it.  While the unique animation is welcomed, the nostalgia will bring back memories, and the invention of quick-time events was revolutionary, Dragon’s Lair simply does not hold up well in modern times, offering …

NEWS – Monkey Ball Splitz on Vita

SEGA is delighted to announce that Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz will be available on PlayStation Vita systems on October 23. AiAi, MeeMee, GonGon and Baby all return in the most advanced Monkey Ball title yet. Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz contains more than 100 stages of puzzle mayhem and eight mini-games (including such fan …

NEWS – Frogger Meets Contra and Other Konami Franchises

Konami unveiled new screenshots for Frogger: Hyper Arcade Edition for the PlayStation Network, Xbox LIVE Arcade, Nintendo’s WiiWare, and smartphone platforms. Frogger’s coin-op thrills are back and better than ever in Frogger: Hyper Arcade Edition! Players can jump into the action with classic and brand-new game modes like Tile Capture, Battle Royale, Freak Out and …

NEWS – DMC Gets Jan 2013 Release Date

DmC Devil May Cry, the next installment in the franchise, will release for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on January 15, 2013 in North America and Europe. In addition, PC gamers will also be able to experience the title with a Windows PC version whose development is well underway and scheduled for release later in …

NEWS – Personal Arcade Machine

My friends over at Dreamcade let me know about their new Vision 32 model.  If you want your own personal arcade in your own home, this is a pretty sweet option. Check out their official site for all the details. http://www.dreamarcades.com  

NEWS – Dragon’s Lair Now Available on XBLA With Kinect Support

Digital Leisure Inc, announced the release of arcade smash hit Dragon’s Lairon Xbox Live Arcade. Published by Microsoft Studios, Dragon’s Lair supports both Kinect and the Xbox 360 controller. Now you can literally play as Dirk the Daring in this immersive gaming experience with Kinect. Wield your sword, grapple ropes and avoid all of the …

NEWS – Tony Hawk HD Will Get DLC

After constant prodding and heartfelt pleading from fans, Activision has confirmed that Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD will get downloadable content. Going even further, it has been officially stated that first batch will include multiple levels from Tony Hawk Pro Skater 3 – perhaps the most critically acclaimed game in the whole franchise. Ratcheting things …