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  • Blog Post: Sony Marks Down 30 Downloadable PSN Games To $0.99

    Sony just launched a flash sale that only lasts through the weekend, and it marks a number of quality games down to a price that's hard to say no to. Every game on the list below is currently $0.99 on the PlayStation Network, and will remain so through the weekend. Some of these games, like Telltale's... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Mashes Up Iconic Video Game Characters Young And Old

    Commissioned by a friend of an artist known only by reddit username, karlijoy , these three pieces mash up a number of video game characters for use as backgrounds on a three-monitor setup. When asked about more of his work and whether he takes freelance submissions, karlijoy said "I'm primarily... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Skylanders Or Disney Infinity?

    It's the, "Sega Genesis or Super Nintendo?" school yard question of a new generation. Skylanders started the trend of video game action figures, but Disney Infinity has both Disney and Pixar licenses – which is a hard battle to fight. Despite the latter's impressive cast of characters... More
  • Blog Post: Here Are All The Skylanders Giants Figures That Will Be Available At Launch

    Skylanders Giants is releasing tomorrow October 21, and we've got the full list of figures that will be available when the game launches. You can check out the full list below, along with the retailer exclusives. Wave 1 figures available at launch: Tree Rex Giant (Included in starter pack) Jet Vac... More
  • Blog Post: See How Insomniac Hatched Spyro In Concept Art Gallery

    Characters don't pop into the world fully formed. For the vast majority of the time, our favorite heroes and villains are the result of a long cycle of brainstorming, sketching, and revising. If you'd like to see an excellent glimpse of how a well-known character was born, from concept to the... More
  • Blog Post: New Skylanders Toys Heading To Retail

    Collectors and parents tasked with buying their children loot, now's the time to frequent retail stores to see if the new Skylanders figures have been stocked. Activision sent along a package containing the new series of toys for review, and they should be hitting store shelves now, if they haven't... More
  • Blog Post: Fan Creates Combustible Spyro Papercraft Tribute

    A couple years ago, I had a conversation with Jeff Cork about the odds of us ever seeing new Spyro the Dragon or Crash Bandicoot games again. We both came to the conclusion that we'd see a third Tony Hawk Ride game before Spyro or Crash saw the light of day again. Now, Spyro is more popular than... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Resistance 3 May Be Insomniac's Last Game In The Series

    Resistance has been Insomniac's baby since the first game launched in November 2006. While other studios have worked on the two portable interpretations of the franchise, Insomniac has developed the three main entries in the series. It looks as though the studio is ready to let go of Resistance,... More
  • Blog Post: The First Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure Figure Arrives

    Have you heard about Spyro's upcoming adventure, Skylanders? It's an augmented reality-capable game coming out for 3DS, PS3, Wii, 360, and PC, in which players place a toy on a special mat that warps the character into the game (learn more here ). Activision has sent us the first in the line... More
  • Blog Post: Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure Brings Real Toys Into The Game

    Everyone's favorite purple dragon with a 'tude, Spyro, is coming back in a big way. Activision has revealed augmented reality plans for a Spyro game that will allow players to collect action figures in real life and put them in the game, shattering the boundaries between reality and virtual reality... More
  • Blog Post: Krome Studios Shutting Down Monday?

    After enduring three previous rounds of employee layoffs, word is spreading that Krome Studios is shutting down next Monday. The Australia-based developer, known for its work on Spyro, Ty the Tasmanian Tiger, and Microsoft's Game Room, was once one of the largest development studios in that country... More
  • Blog Post: Do You Remember Your First PlayStation Experience?

    Fifteen years ago the first PlayStation video game console was unleashed upon gamers. Whether you call it the PSone, PSX, or PlayStation, on this thing is for certain – the impact it made on gamers accustomed to 16-bit graphics and blowing on cartridges. From Twisted Metal to Resident Evil to Metal... More
  • Blog Post: Krome Studio, Staff "On Notice", Layoffs And Closure Possible

    Difficult times are on the horizon for one of Australia's largest game developers. Krome Studios has confirmed that they are potentially shutting down one of their three offices and considering additional layoffs in the near future. The sad news comes by way of GameSpot , where the developer issued... More
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