The Umbra Witch is coming to the Nintendo brawler with a seductive move set and a new Amiibo.
We strapped into an Arwing to try out the first new Star Fox game in nine years.
Much maligned Kojima character Raiden gets a chance for redemption in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, an electro sword-powered, outsourced adventure handled by beloved absurdity lords Platinum Games. While Platinum shows much love for the series and its players, the real question is: do they have any respect for their hero?
Even in an industry built on familiarity, change is inevitable. For Konami, that change can move forward and backward, illustrated by Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate.
Fans of Metal Gear Solid and third-person action have a lot to look forward to with Revengeance, with a few noteworthy caveats.
And now, all the film, game, and comic news that’s fit to print. Star Wars Episode VII finds a director, THQ auctions off big name game franchises, Nintendo unveils new Wii U titles, The Sixth Gun gets an NBC pilot, and Rob Liefeld writes a screenplay.
Dork Shelf was out in full force for last week’s PlayStation Holiday Preview Event. Eric Weiss and Zack Kotzer begin our rundown with quick-hit thoughts and first impressions for Assassin’s Creed III, God of War: Ascension, Hitman: Absolution and more.
Much of the recent excitement (and trepidation) over the upcoming Nintendo Wii U has focused on the new types of gameplay experiences the tablet-like GamePad creates. But it might be new ways of designing basic game necessities like in-game menus and inventory systems that take the spotlight in the months following its launch.
War has always been very popular theme in video games, which makes sense since guns and killing things are also very popular in games. Halo, Call of Duty, Gears of War and Battlefield have found a comfortable niche with their typically melodramatic takes on all sorts of conflict. From the box art alone, Vanquish looks an awful lot like it’s trying to add yet another 'androidgynous' protagonist to the pile, but the truth of the matter is much deeper than that.