The Smart Marks 184 – DI-WHY?!?

Alex is back and is filling in for a missing Jay Vader this week. We break down the amazing action from both Takeover: Chicago and Smackdown’s Backlash! Enjoy the show marks! We appreciate your listening! Please subscribe to the The Smart Marks feed in iTunes or RSS and please leave a review. We won’t give…

Public Gwent Beta Available Now

After recently wrapping up their closed beta, CD PROJEKT RED has announced that the public beta for their upcoming card game, Gwent: The Witcher Card Game is available now. PC players can go to playgwent.com to access the game. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One users will be able to download the game from their respective stores. Along with the cinematic…

Far Cry 5 Releases “Last Supper” Artwork

Earlier this week, Ubisoft confirmed that Far Cry 5 would take place in Montana with a short teaser trailer. Today, the first piece of art, the “Last Supper” was revealed. The image shows what is most likely the games villains at a table with the American flag draped over it. They are also surrounded by weapons, a…

How Playstation could steal Nintendo’s thunder with the Vita 2.

Just over two months into its life, The Nintendo Switch has eclipsed 5 million in sales, and finding a console is nearly impossible. Amazon sells out of their stock in under 20 minutes. The handheld/console hybrid is a runaway success, and appears to have the software lineup to promote a lengthy life for itself. While…

Artwork for Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Leaks Online

Earlier this month, a report by Kotaku said that the rumored Mario and Rabbids cross-over RPG, Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle was in development by Nintendo and Ubisoft. Today, the first image of the game leaked online.           The release date for the game is rumored to be sometime between August and September…

Windjammers Will Be the Next Rocket League

In July of 2015, developer Psyonix came out of nowhere with Rocket League. What started as a free PlayStation Plus game has now become one of the great success stories of competitive and indie gaming. In just one year, the game sold 5 million units and generated $110 million in revenue. This all from a…

Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed to Spring 2018

Rockstar has announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 has been delayed to Spring 2018. The game was originally scheduled to release this fall for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Rockstar has said that the game has been delayed “to ensure that we can deliver the best experience possible for our fans”. The post goes on…

LawBreakers Coming to PlayStation 4

Boss Key Productions has announced that LawBreakers is coming to PlayStation 4 as well as PC. Although no release date has been given for either version of the game, pricing information has been announced. The base game will sell for $29.99. After that, all content updates will be free. Boss Key has also said that there will…

Teaser Trailer Confirms Montana as Setting for Far Cry 5

Today, Ubisoft released a short teaser trailer which seems to confirm the rumors that Far Cry 5 would take place in Montana. The video starts showing peaceful mountain, but birds quickly scatter at the sound of someone screaming in pain. The trailer continues by showing three more seemingly peaceful, mountain settings being tarnished with violence.…

Nex Machina Coming June 20th

Housmarque Games has announced that the upcoming twin-stick shooter, Nex Machina will be released on PlayStation 4 and PC on June 20. It has also been confirmed that local co-op will be included in the game at launch. Nex Machina puts players up against robots set on destroying all human life. The features explosive classic arcade gameplay, while making…

Social Interaction Highlights Destiny 2 Gameplay Reveal

In a live stream earlier today, future Guardians got their first look at gameplay from Destiny 2 from Bungie. The presentation showed off some of the new abilities, weapons, equipment, armor, gear, and social experiences that players will get to explore in the game. The presentation started with a narrative trailer about what makes a…

Gamers Growing Up

This has always been a view of mine, and finally I’m putting it on paper, well the internet. I remember as a kid, playing my first video game when I was 5 years old and mastering it the best I could while hearing constantly from my mother to go outside and play. Here it is…

The Smart Marks 183 – Backlash Preview

The Smart Marks sit down this week to take a look at the upcoming Smackdown branded Backlash and NXT’s TakeOver: Chicago. We breakdown the cards and the build so you don’t have to! So bust out those score-cards so you can play along. Also, we talk major changes from Ring of Honor and what that…

New Details for Arms Highlights Nintendo Direct

Today, Nintendo had a direct that focused primarily on their upcoming fighting game Arms. One of the major highlights of the direct was Nintendo’s plan for post-release content. All new fighters, stages, and arms(attachments for the characters) will be free for players to download when they are released. At this time, Nintendo hasn’t given a schedule for…

Public Beta for Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Coming Next Week

CD PROJEKT RED has announced that the public beta for Gwent: The Witcher Card Game will start on May 24 for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. The new beta will put all players on equal footing, with all progress being reset from the closed beta. However, closed beta participants will receive Card Kegs and…

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Gets New Open World Trailer

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released a new trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War. The trailer focuses on the open-world that the game will be set in. Along with Mordor, the trailer also showed off new areas such as the Island of Nurn, Cirith, Ungol, and Gorgoroth. Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be available for Xbox One,…

South Park: The Fractured But Whole Gets October Release Date

After several delays, Ubisoft and South Park Digital Studios have announced that South Park: The Fractured But Whole will launch on October 17 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game, which picks up directly after the South Park: The Stick of Truth, was originally set to come out in December of 2016. The game…

Trophy Whores 302 – Mass Effect Loses the Need for Speed

We’re still feeling the effects of Troy’s absence.  The DesTroyer of Insipid Arguments, who can lawyer you faster than Reggie Fils-Aime can smirk, has decided to leave Trophy Whores in light of backlash from a vocal minority of listeners.  We thought that everyone liked Zelda, Donkey Kong, Captain Falcon and Little Mac. We miss you,…