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Being Human writer Chris Dingess talks Manifest Destiny

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on Fri, Jun 6, 2014 | By Stephanie Burdo

The man behind the beard, Being Human‘s Chris Dingess has officially broken out into the comic book industry with Manifest Destiny from Image Comics. The story centers around Lewis and Clarke’s Western Exploration but with a monstrous twist. Monsters are everywhere, supplies are scarce and shelter is limited. Since day one of its release, this title has...

Move over Last of Us: These games deserve next-gen ports, too

dragon age
on Thu, Jun 5, 2014 | By Stephanie Burdo

L.A. Noire I know, I know! This game receives a lot of backlash, but you can’t deny the intentions behind it. Rockstar totally strayed out of its comfort zone when it decided to travel back in time with L.A. Noire as homicide detective, Cole Phelps. As a huge fan of criminal studies and forensics, this game was everything to me. I loved how they dared to dip into the...

Let’s talk Mortal Kombat X and its gore-geous announcement trailer

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on Mon, Jun 2, 2014 | By Eric Guzman

Mortal Kombat X trailer courtesy of Okay, from the jump I’m going to assume that this is a cinematic trailer, with what appears to be a target rendering of what the final game will look like. YouTube has been running rampant with people claiming that this is gameplay footage tied in with cinematics. This is highly unlikely, but for the chance that this does feature...

Best Damn Video Game Podcast #27 – E3 2014 Conference Predictions

on Sun, Jun 1, 2014 | By Tim Torres

Tatjana the Press Oracle descends upon Tim and Gabe in the stormy night to predict what will happen at the big conferences of E3 2014. Will Microsoft abandon the Kinect? Will Naughty Dog announce The Last of Us 2? Will Nintendo… do… something? Find out in today’s electrifying episode. Forza and the Nürburgring are also discussed, alongside Halo 5:...

Inner Earth (iOS) Review + Interview – An indie game meditation

A simple sentence which implies much about the world of Inner Earth
on Wed, May 28, 2014 | By Elan Samuel

I try to keep my ear to the ground regarding indie games, but it’s impossible to keep track of most of them. There’s such an incredible selection of titles coming down the pipeline by some tremendously talented developers and artists that it floods the already-saturated scene. Many worthy games get lost in the shuffle. It’s with excitement, then, that I share...

English version of Phantasy Star Online 2 open for Early Access (in Asia)

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on Fri, May 23, 2014 | By Tim Torres

It looks like SEGA updated the dormant English version of its Phantasy Star Online 2 page with a sign-up for Early Access. Western players, using some kind of IP-bypassing chicanery, should be able to join in on the fun as this looks like part of Asiasoft’s endeavor to bring PSO2 to players living in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. A...

The Wolf Among Us: Mid-season Discussion (Episodes 1-3)

on Wed, May 21, 2014 | By Stephanie Burdo

Telltale Games has transformed two beloved comic book franchises into deep, riveting adventure games akin to its earlier Sam & Max titles. Some of you may be familiar with the blockbuster hit in its second season, The Walking Dead. But you shouldn’t ignore the comic book world of Fables, brought to life in The Wolf Among Us. If you’re unfamiliar with the...