BLOG – Forgotten Relics, the GBC Rumble Carts

Rumbling In Your Pocket Several months ago, I wrote an article highlighting the Forgotten Relic – the DS Rumble Pak.  However, this was not the first time that a portable game system incorporated force feedback into games.  Sure, there were a couple other failed handheld systems like the Zodiac Tapwave, but the Gameboy Color actually …

BLOG – Pikmin 3 Preview (Wii U)

Killing Them Softly It has been almost a decade since we were last treated to a new Pikmin title.  This unique IP was first launched in 2001 on the Gamecube while its sequel followed in 2004.  Nintendo then proceeded to re-release these two Pikmin games on the Wii, retrofitting them with a new play control …

Kinect Party Goes Free Dec 18, 2012

Double Fine is going to be launching the sequel to Happy Action Theater, Kinect Party, on Tuesday Dec 18, 2012.  This comes just in time to have stupid crazy fun during your lame holiday parties! The best part, this game is scheduled to be released AS A FREE DOWNLOAD from Dec 18th – Dec 31st.  …

NEWS – NeoGeo Gold X Now Available

            Tommo, Inc., in partnership with SNK PLAYMORE, confirmed that the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system is now available. Following the 20th anniversary of the ground breaking NEOGEO AES console, the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system provides players with all of the features of a home arcade and the convenience of …

NEWS – Splinter Cell Movie Details

            Ubisoft and New Regency announced that they are partnering on the forthcoming Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell film. Ubisoft Motion Pictures, the film and television division of Ubisoft, will develop the Splinter Cell movie in close collaboration with New Regency. Ubisoft also recently announced it attached award-winning actor Tom Hardy …

NEWS – Kinect Party Trailer

Double Fine recently released a new trailer for Kinect Party, the sequel to Happy Action Theater.  You can check out the trailer HERE. Up to 6 players can expect to participate in over a dozen activities.  There is also supposedly a feature to incorporate the original Happy Action Theater activates into Kinect Party if you …

REVIEW – Aero Porter 3DS eShop

Lots of Baggage – Aero Porter is the second game of the Guild01 compilation.  Liberation Maiden was released by Suda51 a few weeks ago and now Aero Porter is the latest game by Yoot Saito, most famous for creating Seaman on Dreamcast. Aero Porter is an airport baggage sim and gameplay is somewhat difficult to …

BLOG – Club Nintendo Nov. 2012 Summary

Unknown Digital Downloads – Nintendo has treated November 2012 a little differently with their digital downloads as most games were relatively unknown WiiWare and DSiWare games. Early in the month, Mario Picross was available as an eShop Virtual Console download.  This original GB game is a cult favorite among puzzle fans and a predecessor to …

REVIEW – Midway Arcade Origins (360)

Blast From The Past – Compilation games are nothing new.  Namco, Konami, and even Nintendo constantly find ways and excuses to re-release old games… but for some reason gamers re-buy games all the time and rarely think twice.  Just look at all the HD Collections on PS3/360, the Wii Virtual Console catalog, PSN and XBLA …

BLOG – Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Preview (360/PS3)

Getting Revenge Again? – The rough development cycle of Metal Gear Rising has been well documented and gamers should be knowledgeable with the innovated sword slashing cut-and-take gameplay.  Instead of revisiting facts any fan already knows, I thought now would be a good time to ponder some burning questions about this upcoming game. Gameplay is …