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The Dork Shelf Guide to Holiday Shopping: Day 8

Dorks be shoppin’! Amiright? It’s that time of the year for all of us, so we plow ahead with more suggestions for the geek, nerd, dork, or just everyday best friend or favourite family member in your life. Still not caught up or looking for more ideas? Check out our directory for what you might […]

Thought Bubble: God of War: Ascension

Dork Shelf writer Eric Weiss shares his thoughts on what makes a video game replayable after essentially replaying God of War for the fourth time on a console with Ascension.

News Shelf: 9/21/12

Tokyo Game Show (TGS), the biggest games exhibition in Japan, generated most of the headlines late this week. While most note that the Japanese games industry has shrunk over the last few years, especially in comparison to the growth of developers and studios in North America, the home of Sony, Nintendo and other creators still puts on an impressive show every year. Let’s take a look at some of the notable TGS headlines (and others) at the News Shelf.

Interview: The Creators of Sound Shapes

We had the chance to speak with game designer Jon Mak and musician Shaw-Han Liem earlier this summer, to discuss their new game Sound Shapes. While an extremely loud demo of Dyad played behind us, we talked about their process, Mak's hatred of platformers, the game's musical backbone, and much more.

Killzone 3 Review

While it certainly is one of the most furiously pushed Sony games in a crowded room, in its history Killzone has never seemed to stick with either picky first person shooters or snooty bloggers. Now onto the third iteration, Killzone 3 hopes to finally stop being another brick in the FPS wall but a cornerstone.

Extensive Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Info Revealed

Bethesda Game Studios, today confirmed the upcoming release of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the next installment in the award-winning Elder Scrolls series and follow up to the 2006 Game of the Year, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. Under the direction of Todd Howard, Skyrim will be released on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC worldwide on November 11, 2011.

Thought Bubble: The Self-Hating Game Designer

The Playstation 3 exclusive Heavy Rain hits store shelves tomorrow. Much to-do has been made over the game from developer Quantic Dreams. Since its debut at E3 2006, Heavy Rain has been lauded for its revolutionary graphics, and with good reason. To say that the game looks gorgeous would be an understatement. But the appeal […]

Brutal Legend Review

Zack Kotzer of the arts and culture zine Steel Bananas returns to review Tim Schafer’s heavy metal action/RTS Brütal Legend. Over the years fans have tended to let down Tim Schafer more often than not.  He delivered onto us fantastic and creative worlds, overflowing with wit and dark humour.  Each an underappreciated gem.  Now here […]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Trailer

The sequel to Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare; one of the most well-rounded console shooters of the past decade, has its first full trailer. I’m not sure if Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is technically Call of Duty 5—I doubt even developer Infinity Ward is entirely sure about that one—but I can’t wait […]

Katamari Damacy Rolls onto PlayStation 3

Katamari Damacy the oddball franchise from Namco Bandai will finally arrive on Sony’s PlayStation 3 later this year. Katamari Damacy titles have previously appeared on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, and PlayStation Portable.  Katamari Damacy is simple in concept but insane in execution.  The player controls the Prince of the Universe as he rolls up […]

Max Payne 3 Announced

Rockstar Games has announced that they are to release a third game in the Max Payne series later this winter. The so-far-subtitle-free Max Payne 3 is to take place several years after the events of Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne, in a city other than New York. Max looks to be much […]