Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite arrives in September

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite launches Sept. 19 on PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One, Capcom announced today. Alongside the game’s release date comes its first story trailer, above, which marks the first time that the two universes will truly collide outside of the franchise’s standard battle arena. This game sees heroes from both sides […]

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Dragon Quest Heroes II Review – Losing Ground On A Bigger Battlefield

Over the last few years Omega Force has done an excellent job of adjusting its reputation to be more than just “the Dynasty Warriors studio.” It has been taking on high-profile franchises like Zelda and Attack on Titan, and delivering novel experiences within its self-established action boundaries. The original Dragon Quest Heroes marked the strongest […]

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Never Played Shenmue II? Watch Us Play The First 22 Hours

Last year, over the course of four months, we played through Shenmue for the Dreamcast in its entirety. It was an experimental video series, with an undefined schedule that allowed us to take in all the feedback for each episode by reading and responding to comments in (almost) real time. The experiment was a success! […]

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The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – Thicker Than Water Review

After a middling third episode, Telltale is back to keeping you on the edge of your seat with Thicker than Water. This episode captures the emotional intensity that makes The Walking Dead what it is, right down to each nail-biting choice that makes you second-guess everything. If you thought the series had lost some of […]

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How Six Predictable Series Can Surprise Us Again

Mario Party. Assassin’s Creed. Telltale’s The Walking Dead. When we hear these names, mental images of zany minigames, open worlds, and difficult decisions instantly spring to mind. In this way, many long-running game series tend to create a gameplay formula and stick to it to give fans more of what they like, simply changing the […]

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Cosmic Star Heroine Review – A 16-Bit Nostalgia Trip

Cosmic Star Heroine takes inspiration from some of the best RPGs of yesteryear, such as Chrono Trigger, Phantasy Star, and Suikoden. This combination is tantalizing to any RPG fan who loves to wax nostalgic about the genre's early days. Zeboyd Games also makes its own mark by providing a modern spin on old-school mechanics, especially […]

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Brainiac in Injustice 2 is all tentacles

Developer NetherRealm Studios confirmed earlier this year that longtime Superman nemesis Brainiac is coming to Injustice 2. Today, we get a look at the alien in action, and he’s all tentacles in new gameplay footage of the DC Universe fighting game. Officially, Brainiac is described as a “megalomaniacal genius who roams the universe, collecting knowledge […]

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Street Fighter 5 guide

How is Street Fighter 5 doing a year down the line? Most folks are aware of its disastrous, bare-bones launch. Despite the addition of a full-length story mode, there still isn’t much of a single-player experience to be had. Nearly a year later, Street Fighter 5 appears only to be beginning to catch up with […]

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