Nier: Automata review: 'A game with hydrocarbon heart and silicon soul that will stay with you long after you've set the controller down'

Posted 03/06 15:01 in Gaming | 0comments

Nier: Automata review: 'A game with hydrocarbon heart and silicon soul that will stay with you long after you've set the controller down'

Platinum may be a developer known for its third-person action games, but make no mistake, this is a small-scale, open-world RPG.The game's three protagonists are all agile, powerful warriors, capable of wielding katanas, broadswords, spears, fist bracers, and more.

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The best Nintendo Switch deals in March 2017

Posted 03/06 14:09 in Gaming | 0comments

The best Nintendo Switch deals in March 2017

Have your Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild playing friends managed to convince you that Nintendo Switch is the only way?The brand new console is having some stock shortages but that doesn't mean it's impossible to buy one.

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The 12 most famous fake brands in video games

Posted 03/06 13:57 in Gaming | 0comments

The 12 most famous fake brands in video games

We buy into what they're selling, and almost feel surprised that they don't exist in real life.The GTA games are the undoubted masters of fake-products, mostly because their sexual innuendo-heavy brands fit so perfectly into each parody-rich city.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Old Man locations, warm doublet recipe, paraglider shrine

Posted 03/06 13:36 in Gaming | 0comments

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Old Man locations, warm doublet recipe, paraglider shrine

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is Nintendo's first bash at an open world Zelda game, and it's bloody brilliant.But as exciting as dropping into a massive landscape with nothing but the shirt on your back is, you might want a little help getting started and the mysterious Old Man lurking around the Great Plateau starting area is your ticket to new abilities and opening up the map.

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Video game-themed board games that rival their digital counterparts

Posted 03/04 12:39 in Gaming | 0comments

Video game-themed board games that rival their digital counterparts

If you're like me, video games don't end when you set down the controller.The board game: XCOM: The Board Game is the most fun you'll have watching everything go horribly wrong.

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Important PSA: DON'T skin your Nintendo Switch

Posted 03/04 11:59 in Gaming | 0comments

Important PSA: DON'T skin your Nintendo Switch

If you were thinking of skinning or applying any stickers or vinyl to your shiny new Switch, don't.Word from decal maker dbrand is that both the console and controllers are incompatible with the adhesives used.

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Full Metal Furies aims to fix everything wrong with classic arcade brawlers

Posted 03/04 02:11 in Gaming | 0comments

Full Metal Furies aims to fix everything wrong with classic arcade brawlers

The Furies don't have any moves that would allow for the tried, true, and tired tactic of leap-kick spamming.You can then swap between them with a single button - which you'll need to do often, because enemies typically come with color-coded barriers surrounding them.

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Xbox, PlayStation, and more congratulate Nintendo on the Switch's launch

Posted 03/03 23:50 in Gaming | 0comments

Xbox, PlayStation, and more congratulate Nintendo on the Switch's launch

Today is launch day for the Nintendo Switch, but it's not just Nintendo fans celebrating the occasion.Sony, Microsoft, and plenty of other industry veterans are cheering for the new console on social media.

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3 easy steps to setup your Nintendo Switch for imports with a Japanese eShop account

Posted 03/03 23:12 in Gaming | 0comments

3 easy steps to setup your Nintendo Switch for imports with a Japanese eShop account

If you just picked up a Nintendo Switch, you're probably realizing that the North American and European eShops are a bit lacking compared to the Japanese eShop.The Japanese eShop is, not surprisingly, entirely in Japanese, but it's laid out exactly like the North American and European eShops.

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Xbox Game Pass wisely trades streaming for stability. Now it just needs games.

Posted 03/03 22:32 in Gaming | 0comments

Xbox Game Pass wisely trades streaming for stability. Now it just needs games.

A few days ago, Microsoft unveiled a very intriguing new service called Xbox Game Pass, a program that attempts to fix many of PlayStation Now's biggest criticisms.99 a month, Xbox One owners can subscribe and gain access to a rotating library of over a hundred different games.

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This funny-as-hell video wonders, 'What if Madden was made by the guy behind Ico?'

Posted 03/03 21:55 in Gaming | 0comments

This funny-as-hell video wonders, 'What if Madden was made by the guy behind Ico?'

Ico and Shadow of the Colossus are two of gaming's most precious creations.So what is their director, Fumito Ueda, up to now that his work on The Last Guardian is over?

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Destiny's last live event is coming this month, here's everything we know about it

Posted 03/03 21:48 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny's last live event is coming this month, here's everything we know about it

That will finally come to an end with the arrival of Destiny 2, but Bungie has one last hurrah planned for the original game before then: the Age of Triumph.Calling it "the final live event for the Destiny 1 era", Bungie said Age of Triumph will begin at the end of March.

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Sci-fi dungeons and 4 more big takeaways from Mass Effect: Andromeda's exploration trailer

Posted 03/03 21:11 in Gaming | 0comments

Sci-fi dungeons and 4 more big takeaways from Mass Effect: Andromeda's exploration trailer

BioWare continues to expand on Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay as we inch ever closer to its March 21 release date.To counteract this, you'll need to lay down forward stations at pre-designated spots.

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Destiny 2 lets you transfer your Guardian but not their stuff - here's what will make the trip

Posted 03/03 20:07 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny 2 lets you transfer your Guardian but not their stuff - here's what will make the trip

Here's the good news: Destiny 2 will let you carry over your characters from the original game.And the bad news: you won't be able to keep any of the stuff you put dozens (hundreds?

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Hands-on with a selection of sweet-ass Nintendo Switch games

Posted 03/03 18:46 in Gaming | 0comments

Hands-on with a selection of sweet-ass Nintendo Switch games

If you've already picked up a Nintendo Switch (or plan to soon), you're probably about to dive headfirst into the sweeping majesty of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.Fortunately, you've got plenty of excellent games to look forward to in the near future.

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Horizon: Zero Dawn’s photo mode is creating some seriously amazeballs pictures

Posted 03/03 18:38 in Gaming | 0comments

Horizon: Zero Dawn’s photo mode is creating some seriously amazeballs pictures

Horizon: Zero Dawn is a beautiful thing, and fans know it.Now that the game is out in the wild, players are taking to social media to share their best screenshots - and damn if they aren't impressive.

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The Big Question: What classic Nintendo mistakes must Switch avoid at all costs?

Posted 03/03 18:26 in Gaming | 0comments

The Big Question: What classic Nintendo mistakes must Switch avoid at all costs?

However, question marks remain over Switch's third-party software line up, the absence of Virtual Console titles at launch and Nintendo's online ecosystem.Beyond the top line stats, Wii U made a number of rectifiable errors that Nintendo will be mindful to avoid.

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13 things I wish I knew before starting Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Posted 03/03 18:05 in Gaming | 0comments

13 things I wish I knew before starting Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Zelda: Breath of the Wild offers a world alive with experimentation.When the skies open up it actually makes climbing more difficult, since the cascading water coats surfaces and makes them slippery.

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The best way to catch up on Mass Effect before Mass Effect: Andromeda

Posted 03/03 17:27 in Gaming | 0comments

The best way to catch up on Mass Effect before Mass Effect: Andromeda

Which is why Mass Effect 2, which does all the spectacular world building, drama and sci-fi promised by the original but complemented by straightforward and fun shooting, is the Mass Effect to start with.An excellent, artfully made interactive comic book called Mass Effect: Genesis is available in all versions of Mass Effect 2.

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Nintendo Switch doesn't have any eShop music right now and people are not ok with that

Posted 03/03 17:25 in Gaming | 0comments

Nintendo Switch doesn't have any eShop music right now and people are not ok with that

The Nintendo Switch eShop is live and… it doesn't have any music.com/Cystmon/status/837630935453552641  And the Wii U eShop tunes changed regularly, but this is one of my favorites.

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