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PlayStation 4 Detailed Impressions

by Adam Pavlacka on Feb. 21, 2013 @ 12:00 p.m. PST | Filed under Editorials

Yesterday, Sony officially revealed the PlayStation 4 at an event in New York City. Although Sony announced a number of specs and highlighted some upcoming features, it didn't really break down what those components meant. We take a look back at the details and highlight the important parts of what Sony did — and did not — say at yesterday's event.

PlayStation 4 Reveal

by Adam Pavlacka on Feb. 20, 2013 @ 9:00 p.m. PST | Filed under Previews

PS4 redefines rich and immersive gameplay with powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization, deeply integrated social capabilities, and innovative second-screen features, all combined with cloud technology.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance'

by Adam Pavlacka on Feb. 19, 2013 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is an all new breath-taking action title wherein the player guides Raiden through a series of beautifully-realized stages. Raiden is armed with a High Frequency katana blade which he uses to cut through anything that stands in his way.

'Serious Sam Double D XXL' (XBLA) - Win It Before You Can Buy It

by Adam Pavlacka on Feb. 14, 2013 @ 2:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Serious Sam Double D XXL has been rebuilt and reloaded with all-new features, missions, and weapons with a wild campaign cooperative mode featuring titular Serious Sam and his brother-in-arms, Dan “Huff” Huffington.

3DS Review - 'Fluidity: Spin Cycle'

by Adam Pavlacka on Feb. 14, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Tilt, turn and rotate your Nintendo 3DS to move a puddle of water through a magical world. Change between liquid, ice or steam to solve gravity-defying puzzles and defeat Goop monsters. It features a storybook setting that spans the ages, from dinosaurs to the modern age and beyond.

PS Vita Review - 'Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD'

by Adam Pavlacka on Feb. 8, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath, players step into the role of the Stranger, a rough and tumble bounty hunter who tracks down outlaws for moolah. Using a special weapons system that gives a whole new meaning to "live" ammo, players encounter deviant species and hostile challenges along the way.

PS Vita Review - 'Surge'

by Adam Pavlacka on Jan. 15, 2013 @ 1:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Surge takes addictive tile-matching gameplay and adds a hardcore pulse with unique mechanics, strategic depth and online scores.

3DS Review - 'Samurai G'

by Adam Pavlacka on Jan. 14, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Samurai G is a non-stop action game that challenges players of all levels. As Tetsuo, you must collect as much of Tengu's gold as possible before the evil Warlord Fuma's assassins do. Activate Golden Mode to harness the power of Tengu's Gold and see why the power must not fall to the wrong hands.

X360 Kinect Review - 'Kinect Party'

by Adam Pavlacka on Jan. 8, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Transform your living room into the ultimate Kinect Party. Immerse yourself and up to five friends in this augmented reality playground. Dodge lava, grow fairy wings, harness electricity, wield nunchucks, dig for treasure, launch fireworks, become a fire-breathing dragon, and more ...

XBLA Review - 'JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD Ver.'

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 27, 2012 @ 3:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

A fighting game based on the Japanese manga series and previously released arcade games, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD Ver. features stunning HD visuals and unique, original gameplay mechanics.