PlayStation Black Friday Deals

PlayStation isn’t waiting until Black Friday to bring the deals to Sony console gamers, and you can score some great games to play over the four day weekend while your uncles argue over football and politics in the other room. Notable price drops on newer releases include:   Assassin’s Creed Syndicate for $35.99 (down 40%) … Read more…

Playstation Plus October 2015

Another month has arrived, which means a fresh batch of free games to download for PlayStation Plus subscribers. Interestingly, the Vote to Play feature which was introduced in August to choose one of September’s games has quietly vanished. I guess we’re back to getting whatever Sony chooses for us. Hope you enjoy side-scrolling indie platformers!

Hob: the wonder of exploration

Hob is the number one game I’m looking forward to of all the new games I saw at PAX. The perfect blend of Metroid and Zeldalike exploration, mixed with smooth combat, and a lonely, broken world that reminds me of a more colorful Ico or Shadow of Colussus, this game rises above the sum of its influences to greet the player with an exciting new experience.

VA-11 HALL-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action First Impression

Ever tried a new drink with a strange name, filled with ingredients you’ve never heard of? Were you pleasantly surprised with your first taste, and find yourself slowly smiling as you start to feel a warm glow?

VA-11 HALL-A is like that.

If cyberpunk waifu bartending in a dystopian anime future isn’t an exotic cocktail for a game, I don’t know what is.

Sony celebrates 20 years of Play in North America

Today Sony celebrates 20 years since the launch of the PlayStation in North America. Sony really changed the video game industry in many ways, from their innovative symmetrical controller, to ushering in the era of disc based games over cartridges. It’s also hard to imagine a world without all the great franchises Sony brought to … Read more…

YIIK A Postmodern RPG first look

When a bizarre elevator accident claims the life of a young woman, unemployed recent college graduate Alex Eggleston logs onto primitive 1990s message-board for answers. His research leads him to a shady conspiracy, and he enlists the help of his friends to seek more answers. Y2K is  a turn-based JRPG which is heavily influenced by Mother series (Earthbound … Read more…