‘Speed Racer: The Beginning’ Mobile Game Review
Thirty years ago, game developers had a simple formula for adapting any movie or TV show — take the main character, plop it in a side-scroller and force it to dodge and/or kill pixelated objects and enemies that vaguely resembled stuff in the show.
Next ‘Call of Duty’ Will Be Announced May 1
Even though Call of Duty games aren’t selling as well as they did before, there’s still no bigger name in the show. Any trickle of news about the next game — even an announcement that there will be an announcement — stirs the internet up into a frenzy.
Valve Never Met With Apple To Discuss Game Console?
Either Valve overlord Gabe Newell is messing with us, or that reported meeting about between his company and Apple’s CEO about Apple’s new TV and video game console never happened. Newell insists its the latter, telling Seven Day Cooldown that it, like the rest of us, it only wishes that meeting took place. Here’s an ...
How To Sex Up ‘Skyrim’ On Your PC
PC gaming snobs love to crow on and on about how much better their games look on their high-end rigs as opposed to the Xbox 360 or PS3. Normally we tolerate only so much backtalk before giving those guys atomic wedgies, but in the case of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, they do have a point ...
‘Prey 2′ Doesn’t Have a Prayer Of Coming Out This Year
Bad news continues to bombard those hoping to play Prey 2 any time soon.
Mac Gamers, Your 7-Year Wait For ‘Quake 4′ Is Over
If you’re really into computer gaming, odds are you don’t use a Mac. Big-budget game publishers have such a history of neglecting the platform that Mac gamers have gotten used to the abuse and gleefully accept any crumb tossed their way. The latest of these is the all-but-forgotten fragfest Quake 4.
‘EverQuest II’ Proves It Pays To Not Pay To Play
Things are going a heck of a lot better for trailblazing PC MMO ‘Everquest II’ after its publisher gave up on that silly idea of trying to get people to pay for a game that was released in 2004. Since December, when the game went fully free-to-play, its audience has not only grown, but people are actually spending more money on the game. Unique pla ...
Kratos Will Get It Up In ‘God of War: Ascension’
Rest assured that whenever a game publisher insists the finale of a trilogy will close out the series, what’s left unspoken is “only if it doesn’t sell well.” Not ready to kill off its old warhorse, Sony is prepping Kratos for another round of god-slaying and vixen-sexing in God of War: Ascension.
‘Darksiders II’ Needs a Couple Extra Months To Come To Light
If you were planning your summer vacation around the couple weeks you planned on locking yourself down along with Darksiders II, you’ll want to pull up your calendar app to do some rearranging. Originally due out June 26, the game has been pushed back until sometime in August.
‘Tekken Tag Tournament’ DLC Characters Will Be Free
In a conversation that seemed to be a pointed jab at friendly rival Capcom, a producer working on ‘Tekken Tag Tournament’ said any characters locked on the disc will be given away for free. Remember that Capcom infamously charged gamers for such content in ‘Street Fighter X Tekken.’