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'BandFuse: Rock Legends' (PS3/X360) Developer Interview with Lead Note Tracker Seth Chapla

by Adam Pavlacka on March 13, 2013 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Letting gamers plug in a real guitar and casually strum along with their favorite songs or master the techniques of the world’s most iconic guitarists, BandFuse: Rock Legends gives players the chance to experience their favorite songs like never before.

XBLA Review - 'Pinball FX 2' - Star Wars

by Adam Pavlacka on March 11, 2013 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Pinball FX 2 takes the pinball genre to another level with the most advanced ball physics and social features to date, along with a new collection of beautifully designed tables.

Sony Errors on Vita Promotion, Free Games Available to All

by Adam Pavlacka on March 6, 2013 @ 1:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

On Monday Sony announced it was giving away four free games to PlayStation Vita owners in order to celebrate the one year anniversary of the portable console in North America.

Xbox 360 Review - 'Assassin's Creed III' The Tyranny of King Washington DLC - The Infamy

by Adam Pavlacka on March 3, 2013 @ 12:55 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution in the late 18th century, Assassin's Creed III introduces a new hero, Ratohnhaké:ton, of Native American and English heritage, encouraging gamers to experience the War not written about in history books.

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.