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  • Blog Post: Five Last-Second Gifts For Your Gamer Friends

    Finding the perfect gift for a gamer friend can be difficult, especially if they stay on top of their games and play just about everything. With the holidays fast approaching, and few shopping days remaining between now and most gift-giving parties, I compiled a list of gifts that will always hold great... More
  • Blog Post: Seven Rocket League Tips From The Game's Creator

    It's no secret that we love Rocket League ; the team at developer Psyonix did a fantastic job of scratching a sports itch we didn't know we had. We asked the founder of Psyonix, Dave Hagewood, to share his best advice for upping your game. Hagewood has been playing a version of this game for... More
  • Blog Post: Is Sony's First PSN Show, Powers, Worth Watching?

    In April of 2000, Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming scraped together enough free time and money to release their own privately-owned comic called Powers. It was a passion project, and a small group of comic fans quickly became equally passionate about it. Powers was a smart police procedural... More
  • Blog Post: PS1 RPGs That Should Be On PSN

    The PlayStation Store’s “classics” section has been a great way to reunite with games from your past. Games that I thought I’d never get to experience again, such as Xenogears and Persona 2: Eternal Punishment, have surfaced through the store. As an RPG fan, I’m always eagerly... More
  • Blog Post: Lessons From The PlayStation 4 Launch That Microsoft Can Learn

    The launch of the PlayStation 4 is behind us, and for the most part it went off without any major catastrophes . Some people are reporting issues , and others are having trouble signing into the PlayStation Network to update their consoles, but the majority of PlayStation 4 early adopters are working... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow – Mirror Of Fate HD

    Konami released Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate on the Nintendo 3DS earlier this year. I liked MercurySteam's new take on the series' side-scrolling roots . Fans who don't own a 3DS or didn't get a chance to play it can get their hands on a high-definition version... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – DuckTales: Remastered

    Capcom's remake of the original NES DuckTales game releases tomorrow on PSN, Wii U's eShop, and Steam (the XBLA version is coming September 11). To give fans of Scrooge McDuck a taste of what they can expect, we played through the new prologue scenario of DuckTales: Remastered. The thieving Beagle... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Games Do You Want To Be Able To Download?

    Lately, I have struggled with splitting my time between playing current titles and playing older ones. Too many games exist that I never tried out – either because I wasn’t old enough to hold a controller or because I just didn’t play a title around its release window. Most recently... More
  • Blog Post: Cult Classic – Tales From Space: About a Blob

    One of this year's indie breakout games in DrinkBox Studios' Guacamelee, which is one of the best reviewed games of the year. However, don't sleep on the studio's first game, Tales From Space: About a Blob, an inventive platformer. DrinkBox was formed as an indie studio by some veterans... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Guacamelee

    Gamers across the internet love to argue about just about any topic, but there are two things that are impossible to hate: "Metroidvania" games and Mexican lucha libre pro wrestling. Luckily for the world, these incredible elements have finally been brought together into one gaming experience... More
  • Blog Post: PS1 RPG Classics That Hold Up

    Going back to your favorite game over a decade later can be tough. You realize that the graphics that you once thought were the most gorgeous to grace your screen are not only unimpressive, but downright ugly. Gameplay systems often crumble under the weight of years and stories just don’t carry... More
  • Blog Post: Why Journey Is One Of The Best Games Of 2012

    Amongst the bombast of shooters and soul-crushing moments of The Walking Dead sits Journey, the PSN exclusive that won over Game Informer's staff and deserves a nod as one of the best games of 2012. The enigmatic title from Thatgamecompany has players controlling a mysterious figure with a flowing... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Tokyo Jungle

    A niche group of gamers have been excited for Tokyo Jungle ever since its first, totally insane trailer hit the Internet. The post-apocalyptic survival game lets players control a variety of animals in an abandoned Tokyo, as they fight their way to the top of the food chain. Join Andrew Reiner, Jeff... More
  • Blog Post: A Tokyo Jungle Primer

    In a few weeks, the game of the year is going to launch. No, I'm not talking about Borderlands 2, or Black Ops II, or Assassin's Creed III. I'm talking about the upcoming PSN survival action game, Tokyo Jungle. If you're not familiar with the title, prepare yourself for a crash course... More
  • Blog Post: The Walking Dead: Episode 2 Video Interview

    Ben Reeves and myself have been quite eagerly anticipating Episode 2 of The Walking Dead. So much, in fact, that at E3 we decided to track down Richard Iggo of Telltale Games - maybe find out what the hold-up is. Instead, we were given a 20-minute preview and some insight into the making of the title... More
  • Blog Post: Dyad Video Preview - Psychedelic Tube Racing: The Musical

    At E3 2012, amidst a sea of media-trained PR representatives and booth babes, Shawn McGrath was showing off Dyad. After four years of developing the game, he was eager to have a candid conversation about development, fighting off claims of plagiarism, and what it is like for an indie developer to partner... More
  • Blog Post: The Essential PlayStation Network Game List

    This week we return to the essential downloadable games of this generation, shining light on the newest titles that no gamer should miss. Last year we outlined some of the best games across the life of the major console download services, with an eye towards including the important early games on the... More
  • Blog Post: Video Preview: See Papo Y Yo In Action

    On the show floor of E3 2011, nestled in between the lines to test out the PS Vita and the Wii U, is Papo y Yo. Developed by a team of five people at Minority Media Inc., Papo y Yo lets players explore the favelas of Brazil through the eyes of a young boy teamed up with a flying robot and a dangerous... More
  • Blog Post: NGP Wishlist

    Sony’s NGP (Next-Generation Portable) was recently announced in Tokyo with great fanfare at the PlayStation Meeting. Once unveiled, the folks at Sony broke down some of the system’s features including front and rear touch screens, two cameras for the possibility of augmented reality, dual... More
  • Blog Post: Here's To The Little Guys

    Every year development budgets balloon to unprecedented levels, as the industry's top designers strive to deliver the next big blockbuster. But not every studio has to spend millions of dollars to create a memorable gaming experience, and this year more independent developers made their mark on the... More
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