Sonic Mania Shows Off Chemical Plant Zone Gameplay

Since its reveal, SEGA has continued to release more information and gameplay for the upcoming 2D adventure, Sonic Mania. Today, new footage was released showing off the Chemical Plant Zone from Sonic 2.  Unlike that version, this one will feature new routes, hazards, and other surprises that players will have to contend with. Sonic Mania is being…

Crash Bandicoot Spun me to the PlayStation Brand

Crash Bandicoot changed my gaming habits. When you’re 10 years old, and a fan of silly cartoon characters who emit bright colors and flash stupid grins, Crash Bandicoot doesn’t need to say much to grab your attention.  Despite undeniable charm, Naughty Dog’s furry orange tornado uttered fewer sentences than a Ballpark hot dog. In 1995,…

Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind – Released Today!

Free to Play MMORPG Elder Scrolls Online has released its much anticipated expansion Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind today for PC, PS4, Mac and X-box One. Morrowind is a beloved game in the main line Elder Scrolls franchise and this expansion will take players back to that world. See the details and trailer below:   June…

Arm Yourself – ARMS Global Testpunch – Week 2

(Bad) Luck of the Draw Week 2 of the Global Test Punch leading to the launch of ARMS has come and gone and I have to say I am slightly disappointed. After a stellar experience in week 1, I was excited to see all the new modes that week 2 would introduce. However, due to…

Pokkén Tournament on Switch Highlights Pokémon Direct

Nintendo just wrapped up an eight minute direct focusing on upcoming news for the Pokémon franchise. The presentation started with the reveal that Pokkén Tournament would be making its way to the Switch with Pokkén Tournament DX(Deluxe). The announcement was followed by a trailer, showing off new playable characters for the ported fighting game. Along with the…

Rocket League 2 Year Anniversary Details

Rocket League will be celebrating their 2nd anniversary on July 5th and details have come way of the RLCS World Championship. Rocket League has an ever impressive player base and this celebration is sure to excite the players. Details below: SAN DIEGO, CA – June 4, 2017 – Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix,…

THE FIRST MAJOR RUNESCAPE EXPANSION OF 2017 LAUNCHES TODAY

Popular MMORPG, RuneScape has a brand new expansion called Menaphos: The Golden City and it is released today! See the trailer and press release below. Monday 5th June 2017, Cambridge, UK – Menaphos: The Golden City, the first in Jagex’s large-scale RuneScape Expansions, has been released today for the MMORPG. Released free for RuneScape members,…

Cristiano Ronaldo Named Cover Athlete for FIFA 18

EA has announced that Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo will be the cover athlete for FIFA 18. Ronaldo was named the FIFA Men’s Players of the Year in 2016 and recently scored his 100th goal in European competition, becoming the first player to ever reach this milestone. He has also made the most appearances ever for the Portuguese…

Nintendo Hosting Pokémon Direct Tuesday Morning

A week before E3, Nintendo has announced that they will be having a Pokémon Direct Tuesday morning. The direct will begin at 7 a.m. PT and is expected to last somewhere around eight minutes. At this time, Nintendo hasn’t released any other information about the stream at this time. Nintendo’s E3 direct will take place…

Arm Yourself! ARMS Global Testpunch Week 1

As we gear up for week two of the ARMS Global Test Punch this evening, I want to revisit last week’s and share some thoughts. Prior to release, game developers often stress-test their servers; however, with ARMS being a fighting game, one might assume that some balancing is in order.  Overall, the experience has been…

First Look at Nintendo Switch Chat Setup is Bizarre

Back when the Nintendo Switch was originally revealed, it was announced that chat functionality for online games would be done through a smartphone app. However, what was not explained was how the app would function. Today, Hori, a video game accessory company, revealed the first look at how this setup would work with a Splatoon 2…

Kyrie Irving Revealed as Cover Athlete for NBA 2K18

2K has announced that Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving will be the cover athlete for NBA 2K18. Irving was voted Rookie of the Year award in 2012, named NBA All-Star Game MVP in 2014, and won an NBA championship last year. Pre-ordering the game will give gamers early access to the game on September 15, four days before the official…

Trophy Whores 304 – A Far Cry From Kingdom Hearts 3

This week Alex hosts, which means that you can expect brilliant segues and at least one BioShock reference.  With Mark and Stephen helping to navigate the latest video game news, we’ve got you covered on all the facts and stories that you need to know.  For instance, did you know that Sony Computer Entertainment needs…

Sonic Mania Coming August 15

After being revealed last summer, Sega has announced Sonic’s return to 2D, Sonic Mania will launch on August 15. The game will release digitally for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch for $19.99. Along with the release date, Sega showed off a new trailer of the game which can be seen below:

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Gets Official Announcement Trailer

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released the official reveal trailer for Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2.  The trailer focuses on showing off some of the new characters that will be added to the lineup for the sequel. The Guardians of the Galaxy were heavily featured in the trailer along with Spider-Man Noir, Spider-Gwen, and Spider-Man 2099. The…

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…

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…

Sonic Forces Announces Character Creation

Sega has announced a new gameplay style for their upcoming Sonic Forces. Along with Modern and Classic Sonic playstyles, players will now be able to create their own characters. The creator will give players visual options to make their character look exactly as they wish. There will also be different animal body types that come with their…