Reader Discussion – Are You Enjoying Mass Effect Andromeda?

Mass Effect Andromeda is here and is easily one of the biggest games of the year. We’ve played it, we all have opinions about it, which you can hear on our upcoming Game Club or read about in Joe Juba’s review. But let’s not talk about us. Let’s talk about you, reader. How are you enjoying the game? Does it meet your expectations? Are you making memories flying through the galaxy in The Tempest? Or has this sci-fi sequel left you feeling co......
Continue reading
168 Hits

Reader Discussion – Who Is Your Favorite Mass Effect Character?

Mass Effect Andromeda is finally upon us, and while it has its own issues, it's still looks to be a good game, according to our own Joe Juba. I haven't played it, but I'm hoping that, if nothing else, it can offer me some great character moments, the kind that made me like the series so much.  In case that doesn't happen, let's reminisce: Who's your favorite Mass Effect character? Mine is easily Tali'Zorah nar Rayya, who meets Shepard while......
Continue reading
159 Hits

Weekend Warrior – Pointless Reboot #32832: Go Go Power Rangers!

First, it was Transformers and GI Joe, then they massacred the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and now Hollywood has set their sights on the next kids' show in line, Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. Like all the rest of Tinseltown's big-budget reboots of dated-yet-beloved franchises, Power Rangers is sure to be little more than a cynical cash grab. Still, maybe there's a chance that the film might actually be Morphenomenal. The GI crew will be ......
Continue reading
181 Hits

Interplay Founder Brian Fargo Retiring After Wasteland 3

Brian Fargo – founder of Interplay and co-designer of the Wasteland series – says he's retiring from the industry after Wasteland 3 (above) ships in 2019. Speaking to Eurogamer, Fargo says he's looking forward to being able to relax for once. "I love this industry, but I've been at this since 1981..." he said.  "I look at my friends, they have a lot more spare time than I do. It's a very intense business. It's all encompassing. It seems lik......
Continue reading
177 Hits

Atlus Outlines Persona 5's Catherine And Persona 4 Referencing DLC Plans

Revealed for Japan back in October, today Atlus outlined its North American DLC plans for Persona 5. You can find the list of currently planned DLC below or on Atlus' website. April 11 - Persona 4 costumes and music, $6.99 April 11 - Summon Izanagi from Persona 4, $2.99 April 18 - Summon Kaguya from Persona 4 Golden, $2.99 May 2 - Catherine costumes and music, $6.99 ?? - Devil Summoner Raidou Kuzunoha costumes and music, $?? Persona 5 relea......
Continue reading
174 Hits

PSA: Xbox Live Experiencing Issues, Players Unable To Access Digitally Purchased Content

Xbox Live is currently suffering from some unspecified issues at the moment, which include preventing players from accessing games they've bought from the network digitally. Xbox's official support twitter has tweeted that it is aware of the issue: The proper teams are aware that users are unable to launch purchased content. Keep up with the investigation here: https://t.co/99xfLMWcZW — Xbox Support (@XboxSupport) March 21, 2017......
Continue reading
176 Hits

Uncharted 4 Wins Game Of The Year At SXSW Game Awards

SXSW is an annual music, games, and film festival currently underway, and yesterday it held its fourth iteration of the SXSW video games awards show, which looks back at the past year's best titles. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End was awarded game of the year, along with several other honors including excellence in animation, visual achievement, narrative, and more. As for Uncharted 4's GOTY award, it beat out other nominees such as Overwatch an......
Continue reading
180 Hits

Weekend Warrior – (Not) Switching It Up

With more Nintendo Switches on the way, plenty left to discover in Horizon Zero Dawn, and Mass Effect's siren call ringing in our ears, we're perfectly happy to stay right where we are this St. Patrick's Day weekend. (There was a disappointing amount of green in the office today, by the way, but thankfully even less pinching.) What are your plans for the weekend? Beauty and the Beast? Harry Potter board games? Or will you be hunkering down ......
Continue reading
190 Hits

NPD: Game Sales Slump For The Month Of February

Ubisoft should be proud of its new IP For Honor, which led the sales charts for the month of February, despite having only 12 days on market before the end of the month. Team Ninja's Nioh didn't debut as strong, and barely squeezing into the top 10, at the number 9 spot. Meanwhile, Capcom's Resident Evil 7: Biohazard continues to sell well, taking the number two spot. On the hardware front, total hardware spending for February declined by ......
Continue reading
191 Hits