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Hardcore video game editorials for hardcore gamers.

Nintendo DSi XL makes portable games more social

on Thu, Mar 18, 2010 | By Thomas Rivas

Sporting a screen almost twice the size of its predecessor, the Nintendo DSi XL is aiming to bring people closer together in more ways than one. At 4.2 inches, the larger display makes it much easier to share the gaming experience with a friend without having to worry about bumping heads or limited viewing angles. “For some people, good things come in big packages,” said...

Final Fight: Double Impact gets dated, priced

on Thu, Mar 18, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Am I excited about the soon-to-be-released Final Fight: Double Impact? Oh yes, thanks to an in-depth interview with the collection’s producer and hands-on time at CES 2010.  Those moments provide much-need information about the new features added to both Final Fight and the criminally underrated Magic Sword, but what we did’t walk away with were pricing and launch...

Hands On: Mirror’s Edge for iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad

on Thu, Mar 18, 2010 | By Chris Gampat

Not long ago, I got to have some personal hands-on time with EA Mobile’s Mirror’s Edge for iPhone coming out this Spring. Players familiar with the original will be happy to know that they are once again controlling Faith, a memebr of an underground group known as the “Runners,” who deliver messages from the outside world into the city by avoiding...

3D Dot Heroes trailer is 100 percent bad ass

on Wed, Mar 17, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

Call it derivative, but you have to hand it to Atlus USA’s marketing team for assembling a chuckle-worthy, memorable, and highly watchable new trailer for 3D Dot Heroes, an incredibly boss looking neo-retro title made exclusively for the PS3. Atlus USA, stay awesome, my friends. ...

Review: Lunar: Silver Star Harmony (PSP)

on Mon, Mar 15, 2010 | By Thomas Rivas

On a quest to revive a classic for the PSP, XSEED’s Lunar: Silver Star Harmony fully utilizes the graphical capabilities of a modern console while staying true to the elements that have made the original a cult classic. With its slew of captivating cut scenes and a soundtrack few titles could ever compete with, there’s no doubt that Lunar: Silver Star Harmony...

Rondo of Blood comes to Virtual Console; sad vampire killers now made happy

on Mon, Mar 15, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

The legendary Rondo of Blood (the boss PC Engine CD title, not the gimped SNES Dracula X) is coming to Virtual Console this week to the delight of many that savor the 2D, whip-cracking battles between the Belmonts and the evils of the night. It’s a great Castlevania entry with awesome music, that you no longer have to import, so what are you waiting for? It’s a...

TimeWasters: Cream Wolf

on Mon, Mar 15, 2010 | By Chris Gampat

TimeWasters  highlights many of the excellent Web-based/lightweight downloadable titles that you can dive into within the space of a lunch break. This week, Chris Gampat explores Cream Wolf. Cream Wolf is one of the more disturbing games I’ve played, but its makes me laugh hysterically because it was just so, so wrong. Being an Adult Swim game from the Cartoon Network,...

Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver launch not stopped by rain

on Sun, Mar 14, 2010 | By Chris Gampat

Our friends, over at Aggrogate, were able to attend the Pokemon Heart Gold and Pokemon Soul Silver outdoor launch event held in Times Square today and got some nice pictures. It goes to show that despite powerlines, trees and debris being strewn all around NYC after a killer storm, Pokemon fans will always persevere. There’s a Pikachu surprise for all of you out there...