Super Mario Odyssey brings Mario to the real world, but this GTA mash-up brings him to the *real* world

Posted 01/17 23:05 in Gaming | 0comments

Super Mario Odyssey brings Mario to the real world, but this GTA mash-up brings him to the *real* world

I think we all had a feeling of shock and surprise when the trailer for Super Mario Odyssey showed the cartoon plumber entering the real world-- well, if you count "New Donk City" as the real world anyway.As strange as it was though, it's got nothing on a new video from YouTube user CrowbCat.

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Little Nightmares gets a release date and a creepy af trailer

Posted 01/17 22:34 in Gaming | 0comments

Little Nightmares gets a release date and a creepy af trailer

This is going to sound like an oxymoron considering it's full of horrible death, but do enjoy a new trailer confirming the release date: Little Nightmares is available for pre-order now, both in digital and physical formats, for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.If you're a really big fan of the game already, you can also nab a collector's edition with a 10cm tall statue, soundtrack, poster, and stickers.

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PC Gamer Weekender lets you play Darksiders director's next game, Battle Chasers: Nightwar

Posted 01/17 20:52 in Gaming | 0comments

PC Gamer Weekender lets you play Darksiders director's next game, Battle Chasers: Nightwar

Fans of '90s comics and classic JRPGs alike have a big new reason to go to the PC Gamer Weekender: THQ Nordic has confirmed that its pre-release playable lineup will include Battle Chasers: Nightwar.If you didn't hear about the game during its 2015 Kickstarter campaign, here's a quick primer: old-school Final Fantasy combat with the art style of Darksiders and a pinch of Diablo-style isometric action.

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Gabe Newell's holding a Reddit AMA today, a week after a Valve insider said Half-Life 3 wouldn't happen

Posted 01/17 20:11 in Gaming | 0comments

Gabe Newell's holding a Reddit AMA today, a week after a Valve insider said Half-Life 3 wouldn't happen

Gabe Newell is infamous for being a bit of a recluse, often appearing in public only to make the briefest of statements and avoid that question.It's interesting that Newell has chosen now to make himself available.

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Injustice 2's story trailer stars evil Supergirl, Brainiac, and Darkseid

Posted 01/17 18:39 in Gaming | 0comments

Injustice 2's story trailer stars evil Supergirl, Brainiac, and Darkseid

Where many fighting games insert a token story experience, it looks like Injustice 2 dev NetherRealm is going all out.Big-name DC villians and heroes are all set to appear in the studio's follow-up to the 2013 original, and a new story trailer teases us with why: Superman’s arch-nemesis Brainiac.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda gets more close-up combat options with craftable melee weapons

Posted 01/17 17:18 in Gaming | 0comments

Mass Effect: Andromeda gets more close-up combat options with craftable melee weapons

These new combat and crafting details were revealed by Mass Effect: Andromeda lead designer Ian S.That's a Galaxy Quest reference if your knowledge of Tim Allen-led sci-fi pictures is lacking.

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Nintendo Switch launches with 5 games, which do you want the most?

Posted 01/17 15:47 in Gaming | 0comments

Nintendo Switch launches with 5 games, which do you want the most?

In a perfect world we'd all just grab one of each and sort them out later, but if you're already laying out $299.So help us out with a maybe-not-so-hypothetical: you have a Nintendo Switch in your hands on launch day, guaranteed - what's the one game you take home to play with it?

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Kratos' son in God of War is named after (or actually is) a brother-killing king of Greece

Posted 01/17 14:35 in Gaming | 0comments

Kratos' son in God of War is named after (or actually is) a brother-killing king of Greece

That name may sound familiar if you're interested in Greek mythology.Family intrigue and drama followed, involving about as much murder, betrayal, and incest as you'd expect from a Greek myth.

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Assassin's Creed 2 - how Ubisoft took their time and turned a flawed series into Assassin's gold

Posted 01/17 14:06 in Gaming | 0comments

Assassin's Creed 2 - how Ubisoft took their time and turned a flawed series into Assassin's gold

So Assassin’s Creed was a mixed success then, and by ‘mixed success’ we mean ‘sold over eight million copies’.Given the success of the first game, it’s surprising just how much Creed 2 changed.

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RadioRadar+ Podcast 63: The Nintendo Switch is unveiled

Posted 01/16 19:07 in Gaming | 0comments

RadioRadar+ Podcast 63: The Nintendo Switch is unveiled

The Big Topic: Our thoughts on the Nintendo Switch's price, tech, and launch lineup.After a surprisingly strong teaser back in October, all eyes have been on Nintendo and it's upcoming console/handheld hybrid Switch.

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The best celebrity Dubsmashes - from thrown phones to wrecking balls: how the stars enjoy days off

Posted 01/16 18:26 in Gaming | 0comments

The best celebrity Dubsmashes - from thrown phones to wrecking balls: how the stars enjoy days off

By the looks of these videos it's all actors seem to do when they're not filming - they film themselves.If it wasn't so glorious I'd say it was a problem.

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Two months until release and I still don't know what Mass Effect: Andromeda's deal is

Posted 01/16 18:06 in Gaming | 0comments

Two months until release and I still don't know what Mass Effect: Andromeda's deal is

But I don't know what its deal is, other than the fact that it's more Mass Effect.Assumptions about how Mass Effect's past will inform its future, how Bioware's present will do the same.

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Shoot, jump, summon a fairy ghost J-Pop star: You should be playing Azure Striker Gunvolt 2

Posted 01/16 18:06 in Gaming | 0comments

Shoot, jump, summon a fairy ghost J-Pop star: You should be playing Azure Striker Gunvolt 2

A gorgeous riff on classic action gaming from the creators of Mega Man Zero and Mega Man 9.(Most famously, they were the main developer behind Capcom’s 2D Mega Man games for almost all of the ‘00s.

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Project Wight is the monster game for you if you hate people

Posted 01/16 17:52 in Gaming | 0comments

Project Wight is the monster game for you if you hate people

Well, Project Wight lets you step into the shoes - or claws - of the monster and give us humans exactly what we deserve.One of Project Wight’s key mechanics is that as you age and grow, you develop new abilities.

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Bioware says Mass Effect: Andromeda on Scorpio is 'something we'd definitely consider looking at'

Posted 01/16 13:39 in Gaming | 0comments

Bioware says Mass Effect: Andromeda on Scorpio is 'something we'd definitely consider looking at'

In a recent interview with Official Xbox Magazine Mass Effect: Andromeda's creative director Mac Walters has suggested a Project Scorpio (Microsoft's upgraded console expected later this year) version of the game could well be a possibility.It does seem to mainly be a timing issue right now, as obviously the Scorpio won't exist until a long time after Mass Effect: Andromeda's release, but Walter's comments fuel a little hope that we could eventually see a Scorpio enhanced GOTY edition later on.

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The best MMORPGs to play right now

Posted 01/16 13:09 in Gaming | 0comments

The best MMORPGs to play right now

Farming (of the agricultural rather than loot variety, though the latter is certainly present as well), match three puzzle games, pet battles, a Plants vs.Zombies mini-game, and an unbelievable wealth of other content in iterative patches and full blown expansions continues to ensure WoWs place at the top of the heap.

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Here's what's coming in the Resident Evil 7 season pass. Spoiler: It's not kittens

Posted 01/16 11:48 in Gaming | 0comments

Here's what's coming in the Resident Evil 7 season pass. Spoiler: It's not kittens

There's only a matter of a week until Resident Evil 7 unleashes its brand of first person nasty on January 24 and Steam has revealed at least some of what we'll be getting as part of the season pass.There's no release date for this grim content as yet but it will all be available by the 31st of December this year.

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Sega is bringing new games like Total War: Warhammer and classics like Crazy Taxi to PC Gamer Weekender

Posted 01/14 16:05 in Gaming | 0comments

Sega is bringing new games like Total War: Warhammer and classics like Crazy Taxi to PC Gamer Weekender

The PC Gamer Weekender is coming, and Sega is coming prepared.The Sega Zone (and yes, it's really called "the Sega Zone") at PCGW 2017 will feature a mix of games both new and old for attendees to enjoy.

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The upcoming Nintendo Switch games for 2017 (and beyond)

Posted 01/13 23:43 in Gaming | 0comments

The upcoming Nintendo Switch games for 2017 (and beyond)

Nintendo Switch is nearly here, and after the recent, hugely informative Switch livestream, we now know more about Nintendo's impending console than ever before.But a console isn't worth much without great games - so it's a good thing we got to see highlights for upcoming Switch games and sizzle reels for tons of titles currently in development.

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See how fast Nintendo Switch switches

Posted 01/13 20:17 in Gaming | 0comments

See how fast Nintendo Switch switches

Nintendo Switch barely needs any time to transfer play from your TV to its built-in screen and vice versa, though it isn't quite instantaneous.The game is automatically paused when switching from TV mode to handheld mode, which is also nice touch.

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