LucasArts Canceled a Darth Maul Game

LucasArts Canceled a Darth Maul Game

Update: Here is the demo reel that was removed from Vimeo. After Disney bought LucasArts, news has slowly trickled out about cancelled games; while the Darth Maul game was not affected by the buyout, it was being actively developed in 2010 until its cancellation. The game would have been developed by Red Fly Studio, the company behind Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows and Thor: God of Thunder. […]

GameSpy Multiplayer Servers to Shut Down in May

GameSpy Multiplayer Servers to Shut Down in May

If you play certain Nintendo, Konami, or EA titles online, you may not be able to much longer, as the GameSpy multiplayer servers will be shutting down on May 31st. According to an IGN report, the third-party multiplayer solution will be shut down on May 31st, after playing host to some of gaming’s biggest titles and franchises, like Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto IV,  and literally hundreds of PS3, […]

The 5 Video Games You Didn’t Expect to like

The 5 Video Games You Didn’t Expect to like

I’ve been playing video games since the NES and Sega Master System days. I remember blowing the cartridge to Super Mario Bros, Metal Gear and others and trying to convince my mum to let me play a little longer. As the years went on, I eventually grew with consoles, getting a Sega Saturn, N64 and PlayStation within 5 years. I’ve played a lot of games, some I’ve hated, and some […]

Marvelous Distractions: Games to fix your Marvel lust until “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and “Guardians of the Galaxy”

Marvelous Distractions: Games to fix your Marvel lust until “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and “Guardians of the Galaxy”

Marvel has a full schedule this year, between “Captain America The Winter Soldier” debuting soon, shooting for “Avengers 2” and the continued success of their television show “Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Looking for some entertainment while awaiting the next Marvel hit? Why not pop in a Marvel video game and brush up on your lore while smacking down some villains? Let’s review the comic book ensemble’s greatest gaming forays: As […]

Guitar Hero Downloadable Songs Unavailable After 31st March

Guitar Hero Downloadable Songs Unavailable After 31st March

For those of us who still get their full band kit out every now and then for an impromptu Guitar Hero party (or any other permutations of Hero, for that matter), you may want to pick up those pieces of DLC/track packs you’ve been eyeing up on to expand your track list. Sadly, Guitar Hero’s Facebook page has announced that all downloadable content for Band Hero, DJ Hero, and Guitar […]

Is game streaming comparable to piracy?

Is game streaming comparable to piracy?

Is the increasing trend of game streaming helpful or harmful to the video game industry?

Disney Infinity Day at GameStop Offers Sales and New Characters

Disney Infinity Day at GameStop Offers Sales and New Characters

Saint Patrick’s Day isn’t the only holiday coming up this month! On Saturday, March 15th, gamers will be able to celebrate Disney Infinity Day at GameStop. The video game retailer is bringing in Disney Infinity’s two new playable character figurines, Phineas and Agent P. These two characters from the hit Disney show Phineas and Ferb will be available for the first time this weekend for a cool $29.99. And if […]

Gamer Food For Thought: Have Trophies and Achievements Ruined Games?

Gamer Food For Thought: Have Trophies and Achievements Ruined Games?

I’m sure my fellow gamers of the previous (and previous again) console generation remember the good old days before the tempting magic of paid DLC. Remember when you’d play through your favorite game on the hardest difficult mode, just to see if you could do it? Then you did, and that adrenaline rush you felt after barely defeating that cheap final boss crashed over you like a tall ocean wave, […]

The Monopolization of Sports Titles in the Games Industry

The Monopolization of Sports Titles in the Games Industry

Everybody knows NFL 2k5 was the best football game ever made. Why was it such a good game? How could it be better than Madden, the leading competitor at the time? 2K Sports knew that if their game wanted to sell, they would have to make a quality product that would stand out from the towering giant of Madden. 2K’s success depended on the quality of their game, making them […]

5 Ways to Improve Nintendo eShop

5 Ways to Improve Nintendo eShop

The Nintendo eShop is a great resource for many Wii U and 3DS owners, but there are still many ways to make it better.  These are the 5 top ways to improve the Nintendo eShop.  Enjoy! If you browse the Nintendo 3DS or Wii U eShop, you will notice a common trend…”these games are expensive.”  It is not unusual for many recent hits, on any system, to retain their full […]