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PlayStation App to Be Released For iOS
Sony recently announced the launch of the next generation of their PlayStation gaming console, the PlayStation 4. While gaming fans are eagerly awaiting its release, the company also went ahead and explained that people using smartphones and tablets would also be able to play the games available on the... Read more
BioShock Infinite: A New Direction
Irrational games is nearly ready to reveal the third game in the BioShock franchise. BioShock Infinite, which resembles the preceding games very little, is set to be released on March 26th. While BioShock Infinite does share some similar gameplay concept with the previous games, the setting and storyline are... Read more
Tomb Raider 2013 Coming in March
The California based, award winning game developer, Crystal Dynamic is releasing the reboot of Tomb Raider on March 5th. The Plot The new game follows Lara Croft though a disturbing island after she becomes shipwrecked and discovers she has become stranded in an eerie land of mystery and horror.... Read more
Will The New Xbox And PlayStation Block Used Games?
Things are heating up, with the 20th of February just around the corner. If you’re not aware yet, that date is when Sony is supposed to make official announcements about the PlayStation 4, something that many a gamer has been waiting for. Maybe, we’ll finally know whether the rumors... Read more
The Room: Popular iPad Game Gets 5 Stars
Fireproof Games is the creator of the Room, a mind-bending, HD puzzle game for the iPad 2. The original game designed for the iPad was named Apple’s iPad Game of the year for 2012, and with good reason.  Players’ assessments of this game are nothing but positive, earning and... Read more
The Wikipad: A Tablet Designed for Gaming
There may be a new must have device for gamers.  Or perhaps not.  The Wikipad was supposed to launch late last year.  However, the release of the new gaming tablet was delayed due to a flaw in production.  However, the company behind Wikipad may have turned lemons into lemonade,... Read more
God of War: Ascension Coming Soon
The latest version of God of War is now available for pre-order and is expected to reach retail shelves on March 12th. God of War: Ascension, created by Santa Monica’s Studios and Sony Computer Entertainment, will be available exclusively on PS3 and PS Vita. The Game Intro Ascension serves... Read more
PlayStation 4 Price Point Rumored To Be Lower!
True to form, Sony has been keeping a tight lid on the details on the upcoming PlayStation 4. We have received  rivulets of information regarding the specs and the probability of Sony releasing their console after Microsoft does, but that’s about it really. Speculation is always rife when it... Read more
PlayStation 4: Coming Soon
Sony’s has just announced an up-coming, mysterious PlayStation meeting, followed by a video that was released on Sony’s official PlayStation Blog. The video is a vague display of light and sound, and shows nothing but invites the viewer to “See the future” and displays the PlayStation symbol and hints... Read more
CD Projekt Announces The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Love is in the air for devoted gamers at the beginning of February, not because of Valentine’s Day, but due to the announcement made by CD Projekt. Adam Badowski, the head of CD Projekt RED, announced that the third installment of the successful Witcher franchise is in development and... Read more
Gears of War: Judgment Available in March
A joint effort by creators People Can Fly and Epic Games, Gears of War: Judgment, designed exclusively for Xbox 360, has at last been completed and will reach retail stores in March. This is the 4th Gears of War Game in the franchise and is a prequel to the... Read more
Facebook Games Go Hardcore
Facebook games have always catered mostly to families. The gaming options are vast, including casino games such as Texas Holdem Poker, hidden object games like Hidden Chronicles, puzzle games like Candy Crush Saga, and the family and farming games like Café Land and of course the infamous Farmville. Yet... Read more
Cyberpunk 2077: CD Project to Change the Gaming Industry?
The folks who created Witcher are sticking to their task of trying to revolutionize the gaming industry. The Witcher is touted as one of the best role-playing games ever and people still flock to buy it when a new version is launched. The company behind the game, CDProjekt Red... Read more
Grand Theft Auto V Release Pushed Back Until September
Originally set to release in the spring, Rockstar Games’ new Grand Theft Auto V has announced that they are pushing back the date. September 17th is the new release date to allow more time for development and the perfection of game details. Although many gamers are disappointed by the... Read more
Steam and Android: Game Changers in the Gaming Industry
Android and Linux are not known for gaming. Although you can play games through android powered Tablets, but no self respecting gamers would call Angry Birds a ‘real’ game. Ouya, Steam Box, and Nvidia’s Project Shield have therefore been dismissed by some critics, because it is a common perception... Read more
Studio Ghibli Enters The PS3 Market With Ni No Kuni
Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli has captured the hearts of countless animation fans all over the world with its creations such as Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, Tales from Earthsea, and Ponyo. Even individuals who are not really into the format easily... Read more
A Look at Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
Konami, the world’s 5th largest gaming company by revenue, will be releasing the long awaited Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Initially the concept of the game was introduced at E3 in 2009 as Metal Gear Solid: Rising. The game then underwent a lengthy development stage at Kojima Productions. After struggling... Read more
Bethesda Takes The Elder Scrolls Online
Later this year, Bethesda Game Studios will bring even another aspect to their nearly 20 year old and ever evolving role-playing game, The Elder Scrolls. ZeniMax Online Studios, a company focused on MMO development, is moving The Elder Scrolls from a single player game into a massively multiplayer dimension.... Read more