Category : Game News

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Yooka-Laylee Raises Over £1 Million in 24 Hours on Kickstarter

Last month Playtonic Games, the studio behind the mysterious Project Ukulele, held a presentation at UK gaming event EGX Rezzed. Titled “Playtonic: Rebirth of the 3D Platformer,” the presentation discussed the ways the team of ex-Rare employees will be revitalizing…

0 Comments / 86 View / May 4, 2015

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New Smash Fighters, Leaked!

With the release of Mewtwo, and update 1.0.6, hackers promptly began digging into the files of Smash 3DS to see what has changed. To the surprise of many, they found new victory themes. These themes belonged to Mewtwo and Lucas…

0 Comments / 56 View / April 18, 2015 /

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Everything About Hiveswap, the Homestuck Kickstarter Game

Video game Kickstarter campaigns have had a lot of success over the last few years, helping to bring the visions of smaller studios to fruition. The runaway success of Tim Schafer and Double Fine Production’s Broken Age and the continued…

0 Comments / 2069 View / March 9, 2015

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Nintendo’s Scalping Problem

With the advent of amiibo, Nintendo’s amount of collectible products has skyrocketed. Everyone wants to collect their favorite characters from Super Smash Brothers 4. The problem lies with the amount of characters. With the roster in Smash 4 being so…

0 Comments / 87 View / March 2, 2015

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Things are getting a whole lot darker for The Dark Knight… And that is a good thing!

  Holy “M” rating batman! Rocksteady announced this week that their explosive finale to the lauded Arkham series is being released this June with an M rating by the ESRB. But is this a bad thing? Rocksteady’s previous installments in…

1 Comment / 47 View / February 27, 2015

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Playtonic Games Planning Spiritual Successor to Banjo-Kazooie

Save for a few select Nintendo titles, platform games have completely fallen out of favor in today’s gaming landscape. Far from the days of the Nintendo 64, when platformers were at their most popular, major video game developers have dismissed…

2 Comments / 119 View / February 20, 2015

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Nerd Hero Plays: The Order 1886

Hello and welcome to Nerd Hero Plays! Today’s stream: The Order 1886. A game filled with Half-breeds, tesla weapons, and mustaches (oh my!). The Order 1886 is set in a reimagining of Victorian-Era London where a group of soldiers, called…

0 Comments / 42 View / February 20, 2015