Watch Dogs – A Life Where Everything Is Connected

Well, this is a game which has long been anticipated, a game that should get console and PC gamers stiring for months due to the sheer feats which can be achieved when playing the game. For those unfamiliar, Watch Dogs is a game revolving around hacking and technology. Players play as Aiden Pearce, a skillful hacker who can access every part of the cities network, including mobile phones, traffic lights, bollards and other technology which … Read more

Dragoncast Episode 12: The Xbox Reveal and Discussion about Next-Gen Consoles

It’s time once again for another awesome episode of The Dragoncast. On this weeks episode Brian, Bryce and Victor discuss the Microsoft Xbox press conference regarding their newest console, the Xbox One. We also discuss the other new console from Sony the PlayStation 4 and give our own thoughts on the next generation of video gaming. All of us here at The Dragoncast would like to here from you, the listener, as we continue to … Read more

Xbox One Press Conference Reveal

From the moment Don Mattrick uttered the name of Xbox One, it was clear Microsoft was aiming for its next generation console to be an exercise of simplicity, harmony, and raw power. The aesthetics of the Xbox One appear to diverge in key ways from its predecessors. For one, the box is closer to a modern stereo or DVR device, with sleek elegant lines and minimalist form factor. Even the updated Kinect is less camera-like … Read more

Dead Island Riptide – The Zombies Are Back

A Dead Island Sequel? Just when players thought they had gone. The zombies are back and with more anger, brutality and passion for your brains. The game is set on a different island this time called Palanoi which is close to the original island Banoi. When a terrible monsoon carries the zombie plague with the players and they are forced to fight it all over again. With more situations to deal with and more weapons … Read more

Bioshock Infinite Review – This is a 5 Star Game

Hey there.  The much anticipated Bioshock Infinite was finally available to the masses on March 26th!  After several setbacks, a few pushed back release dates, and awesome trailers, Irrational Games and 2K games finally released Bioshock Infinite.  I finally had my hands on the game that I have waited for over a year!  The trailers teased of a different game, one that was different from the dystopian city of Rapture, one that was a complete … Read more

Assassin’s Creed 4 – Black Flag

Assassins Creed 3 has left many people in awe over the beautiful graphics and the mesmerizing game play and whie the game has only been out since October, Ubisoft have confirmed the next jewel in the series titled, “Assassins Creed 4 – Black Flag”. As the name may suggests you play as a pirate sailing the beautiful Caribbean seas in search of what is precious to all pirates, treasure. You play as a man called Edward Kenway who is … Read more

Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition Review

Gamers in this day-and-age are very social creatures. We love to share our kills and skills or put on our creative hats and make art out of the games we love. In order to really do any of those things we require the proper equipment. Enter the Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition, Hauppauge’s newest addition to its console recorder family. This time around Hauppauge decided to embrace the HD aspect even more so and … Read more

THQ – A Company That Will Never Truly Be Forgotten

This week THQ known for their quirky games has sadly told us all that they will be stopping their developments and will close, ending a company that has been known for their cool and innotive games that have at least once brought a smile to every gamers face. The company has been in the gaming business for 20 years and it’s safe to say that they were truly masters, captivating many gamers with the dozens of games produced over … Read more

Disney Infinity – An Interactive Game

Disney has announced their new up and coming game called Disney Infinity which will be looking to take inspiration from Activison’s popular interactive game Skylanders. The game will feature 40 collectible well know Disney figures that when used on the special device will appear on the video game. Disney are making the figures very broad with figures ranging from the Incredibles to Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean. Scheduled to release this June the game wants to allow … Read more

Xbox 360 Review of Skylanders Giants

Skylanders Giants was the number 1 most requested birthday gift from my youngest son who turned 6 in early November.  He and his brother had played the original Skylanders for endless hours and we as parents had forked out for over a dozen separate figures over the months (even won one in a Doritos giveaway). So when Skylanders Giants did come out and was purchased, I was pleasantly surprised to see how much it improves … Read more

Call Of Duty Black Ops 2 – The Future Is Grim

  This week the long wait for the highly anticipated game Black Ops 2 is over. The game was developed by Treyarch who were famously known for Black Ops. The game has been out less than one week and has already smashed the award for fastest sold video game selling eight million copies in 24 hours. It introduces advanced futuristic warfare as the player delves into a warfare which spans from the 1980’s to 2020 and Treyarch have promised … Read more

Assassins Creed 3 – The Revolution Begins Now

  What is Assassins Creed 3? Assassins Creed 3 puts the player in a time of war and battle as you face the American Revolution. You play as an assassin called Connor Kenway who fights for freedom and his nation. Players will fight along many famous characters in harsh and beautiful landscapes on an all new game engine, Anvil Next. What is Anvil Next? Anvil Next is Ubisoft’s genius Game engine which improves all aspects of … Read more

Rockstar Games Collection: Edition 1 coming soon

Rockstar Games announced recently a coming deal that gamers will be ecstatic over; Rockstar Games Collection: Edition 1.  This game collection is made up of four highly popular games, which some gamers may already have.  They are: Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto Episodes from Liberty City, L.A. Noire, and Midnight Club Los Angele Complete Edition. These four games represent four different aspects of gameplay from the infamous publisher along with incredible storytelling for each … Read more

Dance Central 3 Review for the Xbox 360 Kinect

Get ready to cut a rug and show off your dance skills in Harmonix’s latest rhythm title Dance Central 3. Coming off the heels of the hugely successful Dance Central 2, high expectations were set as to what would come in the third installment. Besides new multiplayer games and a revamped story mode, this edition focused on creating a setlist more diverse than the last. Were these changes and tweaks worth the price of admission … Read more

Is NHL 13 the Best Substitute for Hockey Fans?

NHL 13 might be the closest hockey fans will get to their favorite game this year as it appears that once again players and team owners fight over financial issues. In 2004 the entire season was canceled for the same reasons, and it appears that those who love this game will have to find solace in playing EA sports’ latest installment. Depressing as it might sound, waiting for the season to begin while playing NHL … Read more

Madden NFL 13 Captures What Football is About

This year it will be particularly difficult for cynical players to claim that if you’ve played one Madden you’ve played them all, because Madden NFL 13 promises to be something different. Naturally, the game doesn’t stray from the core concepts that make football popular and doesn’t change anything that would compromise the game’s realism. What it does is to bring all the piece of the puzzle together in a game that recreates the atmosphere of … Read more

Review of Darksiders II: Redeem Lost Honor and Restore Balance

Darksiders was a major hit and the fact that it left so many loose ends brought hope to those fans waiting for a sequel. Now that the Darksiders II is here, we are presented with a larger world a much longer campaign and another deadly horseman riding to set things right. The graphics have been enhanced and the sound effects are definitely a major step forward, but as far as gameplay goes there are some … Read more

Review of Sleeping Dogs: Blur the Lines Between Right and Wrong

There is a broader range of colors besides black and wide in Sleeping Dogs and complex characters are making this story driven title shine. Whether you love the open sandbox of Grand Theft Auto or the intensity of Saints Row, you will find more than you expect in United Front Games’ latest release. For over twenty hours, players will explore the rich environment depicting the crowded city of Hong Kong and tilt towards good or … Read more

Hybrid Game Review: a New Third-person Shooter Experience Awaits

Aliens and humans gunning each other down is a concept that third-person fans are familiar with, but 5th Cell’s take is truly innovative in Hybrid. The company famous for the Scribblenauts doesn’t reinvent the wheel in their latest release but has it spin in a way that will charm and puzzle many newcomers. In the absence of a single player campaign and with graphics that are decent without impressing, Hybrid had to extract the most … Read more

Rediscover the Delight of Exploration with Dust: An Elysian Tail

Platformers are a dying breed and except for a couple of hardcore fans who anxiously wait for the few releases of this genre, most players regard them as a summer distraction. What Dean Dodrill achieved with Dust: An Elysian Tail is to reignite the faith in the hearts of those who think that 2D games still have a future. Unlike most of its counterparts, Humble Hearts’ title combines the traditional elements of the genre with … Read more