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Hardcore video game editorials for hardcore gamers.

Gameworks, Las Vegas: SEGA’s gaming oasis in the desert

on Wed, Mar 10, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

If you happen to be in Las Vegas and grow tired of the  neon lights, slot machines, and over the top nature of the city, Gameworks is your haven. CES 2010 gave me the opportunity to first venture into the place, as Valkor (the head honcho of The Other View) and I decided to hit it up after an early evening burger run. Upon strolling into the place, Gameworks doesn’t...

Microvision’s Show WX pico projector pimps your portable playing

on Tue, Mar 9, 2010 | By Tim Torres

Platinum members of the gaming community, if you ever felt like you didn’t have it all already with your fancy iPhone, worry not. Now you can show everyone how good you got it with Microvision’s SHOW WX, a pocket-sized projector with a laser display system that boasts 10 ANSI lumens, a 5000:1 contrast ratio, WVGA (848 x 480) resolution, and it never needs focusing....

Shank pre-GDC gameplay trailer is bad ass

on Tue, Mar 9, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Klei Entertainment, fresh from inking a publishing deal with EA, has released a pre-GDC gameplay trailer of the upcoming modern-day Western, Shank. The 2D, cartoony side-scroller packs hardcore action title that features copious amounts of gunplay, bladeplay, and bloodshed. ...

Free Twin Blades DLC revealed in new trailer

on Mon, Mar 8, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Remember that forthcoming Twin Blades DLC that we mention in the game’s review? Well, Press Start Stuido has released a trailer detailing the new additions, which includes a more robust fighting system, a map, a storyline, new environments, and maybe the most welcome plus of all, bosses. ...

Grab your stylus: Scribblenauts sequel coming this fall

on Mon, Mar 8, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

5th Cell’s Scribblenauts had quite the lofty intentions, even if its wings began to melt a bit as it approached the goal. Still, the revolutionary game in which the entire game world can be influenced by your jotted words, apparently was profitable enough to warrant a sequent after mixed reviews. Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced plans for a Sribblenauts...

NES controller rug nerdifies your living room

on Sun, Mar 7, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Etsy strikes again. The creaftspersons at the popular handmade and vintage items supplier has tapped retro gaming love several times in recent months with such unique items as the GameBoy tube dress, 8-bit gaming pendants, NES external storage drives, and Atari wallets. Now we have an NES controller rug. ...

8-bit Left 4 Dead creator returns with Mega Man 9 HD Remix

on Sun, Mar 7, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

After garnering significants mounts of nerd-cred with this 8-bit de-make of Left 4 Dead, Eric Ruth is back with a new project: Mega Man 9 HD Remix. Forget the fact for a second that the official Mega Man 9 already runs at 720p, and just stick with us here, folks. Mega Man 9 HD Remix sees Ruth giving Galaxy Man’s level a visual overall by redrawing all of the sprites...

Review: Legends of Exidia (DS)

on Sat, Mar 6, 2010 | By Chris Gampat

One would think that because Legends of Exidia resembles old school console rpgs with its side missions and lots of button mashing, it would be totally epic. Unfortunately, it’s  not epic, but it does a great job of taking you back to the 2D gaming days where you had hard puzzles to solve and missions to fulfill. ...

Prince of Persia: Forgotten Sands includes forgotten gem for Wii fans

on Fri, Mar 5, 2010 | By Thomas Rivas

Video Games | Prince of Persia: TFS | Spike VGA 09: Exclusive Debut Trailer XBox 360 | Playstation 3 | Nintendo Wii Straight from the horse’s mouth: Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands™ from Ubisoft will launch May 18 on both the Wii and Nintendo DS platforms. Boasting amazing graphics with fantastic action and puzzle-solving game play, the Wii version will be the...