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Sep 2, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: September 1st

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: September 1st

If you got rid of your Xbox 360 or Ps3 and regret the choice because you could no longer play...

Aug 25, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: August 25th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: August 25th

It usually takes until September for the blockbuster games to emerge, but publishers are getting a jump on things by...

Aug 19, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: August 18th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: August 18th

Go ahead and set aside your usual first-person shooters, platformers and sports sims. This is a good week to try...

Aug 11, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: August 11th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: August 11th

This week’s releases are all retreads of games that previously came out, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. If...

Aug 6, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: August 4th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: August 4th

This is a week to let your freak flag fly as a gamer. If you’re tired of the usual stream...

Jul 28, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: July 28th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: July 28th

Sony may have burned gamers by refusing to make the PS4 backward compatible with PS3 games, but at least it’s...

Jul 21, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: July 21st

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: July 21st

Most gamers like to blow off steam with empowerment fantasies and brutal kills, but games like The Vanishing of Ethan...

Jul 20, 2015Movies
Most Anticipated Movies Of 2016: Top 30 Movies Coming Soon

Most Anticipated Movies Of 2016: Top 30 Movies Coming Soon

If you’re into comic book adaptations, 2016 will be your favorite year ever at the movies. Characters ranging from the...

Jul 15, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: July 14th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: July 14th

As EA Sports bided its time in the wake of Tiger Woods’ fall, golf-loving gamers have had to make do...

Jul 7, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: July 6th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: July 6th

What if the best game of the week wasn’t even a game? That’s the case here, with Art Academy: Home...

Jul 1, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: June 30th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: June 30th

Your old buddies Dante and Dr. Mario are stopping by to say hi during summer break, bringing revamped versions of...

Jun 17, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: June 16th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: June 16th

The future of gaming has taken priority over  the present as E3 rages on in L.A., but there is still...

Jun 9, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: June 9th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: June 9th

Quirky takes on old sci-fi tropes are the theme this week, with the too-often neglected Wii U and Vita platforms...

Jun 2, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: June 2nd

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: June 2nd

It’s not unusual for a retro feel to take over a week of new releases, but nostalgia for yesteryear is...

May 19, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: May 19th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: May 19th

With the release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, we’ve seen the first of the bar-none game of the year...

May 12, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: May 12th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: May 12th

There’s no shortage of big guns available in gamedom this week. Whether you’re in the mood for a deep and...

May 6, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: May 5th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: May 5th

A trio of exclusives are out, drawing a harsh line between Team Xbox and Team PlayStation. On the Microsoft side...

Apr 22, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: April 21st

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: April 21st

Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China, Grand Theft Auto V, and more should be on your radar.

Apr 14, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: April 14th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: April 14th

A new console generation doesn’t truly start until there are Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat games to play on them,...

Apr 7, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: April 7th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: April 7th

These games should be on your radar.

Mar 31, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 31st

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 31st

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, Dragon Age Inquisition: Jaws of Hakkon DLC, and Lego Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin should be on your radar.

Mar 30, 2015Video Games
Call of Duty Championship: 5 Things We Learned [PHOTOS + VIDEO]

Call of Duty Championship: 5 Things We Learned [PHOTOS + VIDEO]

At this point, they're playing a totally different game than you.

Mar 25, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 24th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 24th

Fans of the nasty yet engrossing Dark Souls games had been forced to stick with last-gen systems. But now PS4...

Mar 17, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 17th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 17th

As long-running franchises go, Battlefield and Mario Party couldn’t be more different, representing the hardest and softest cores of gamedom....

Mar 12, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 10th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 10th

It’s a three-way battle of console publisher exclusives, with Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo all throwing down with games you can...

Mar 3, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 3rd

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: March 3rd

In the shadows of big-budget releases Resident Evil: Revelations 2 and Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires lurks the spunky underdog Starwhal....

Feb 26, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 24th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 24th

One recent major release is all about gratuitous violence and bared flesh, while another is sunhine, rainbows and music straight...

Feb 19, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 17th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 17th

The 2015 gaming year has finally started to get moving, thanks to two major releases that were originally meant for...

Feb 11, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 10th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 10th

The Nintendo 3DS starts off 2015 right, with two mega-entries into its already robust library. Players have to decide between...

Feb 4, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 2nd

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: February 2nd

The ghost of point-and-click adventure games rises again in Grim Fandango Remastered, the 1998 classic that’s now available on current...

Jan 28, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: January 27th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: January 27th

Remember the PSP? There’s a new game out for Sony’s spunky little system that wilted in the shadow of Nintendo’s...

Jan 20, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: January 20th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: January 20th

Well over a year after the release of the Xbox One and PS4, developers are still bent on resurrecting some...

Jan 13, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: January 13th

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: January 13th

There’s a decidedly retro feel to this week’s slate of games. What’s old is new again, with old-time Grand Theft...

Jan 6, 2015Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: January 6

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: January 6

There’s nothing like kicking off thew new year in gaming with a little soft-core nudity. Two oddball Japanese games —...

Dec 24, 2014Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: December 24

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: December 24

Although many of the games in this week’s roundup are either expansions or offbeat, indie downloads, one of gaming’s biggest...

Dec 16, 2014Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: December 16

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: December 16

Heading into the final stretch of the year, downloadable games have taken over the conversation. Ubisoft released its final 2014...

Dec 10, 2014Entertainment
Sarah Hyland Wants to Play ‘Destiny’ — And More Games — With You [INTERVIEW]

Sarah Hyland Wants to Play ‘Destiny’ — And More Games — With You [INTERVIEW]

Sarah Hyland is either a serious gamer, or she’s good enough of an actress to convince us that she is....

Dec 9, 2014Video Games
The 10 Hottest Games at PlayStation Experience

The 10 Hottest Games at PlayStation Experience

Sony threw itself a 20th birthday party in Vegas last weekend with the PlayStation Experience, a sort of mini-E3 the...

Dec 2, 2014Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: December 2

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: December 2

Just like the turkey in the fridge, it’s time for gamers to enjoy some fine leftovers. Now that we’ve made...

Nov 25, 2014Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: November 25

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: November 25

As Black Friday 2014 approaches, several new games are hopping up and down to vie for your attention. Reading these...

Nov 18, 2014Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: November 18

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: November 18

In yet another colossal week of mega-releases, Dragon Age: Inquisition leads the pack of blockbusters jockeying for your attention. Joining...

Nov 11, 2014Video Games
Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: November 11

Hot Games of the Week Reviewed: November 11

November is the money month in video games, meaning you’ll need a ton of it to keep pace with all...

Nov 4, 2014Video Games
Hot Games Of The Week, Reviewed: November 4th

Hot Games Of The Week, Reviewed: November 4th

The game that’s on everyone’s mind these days is Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, which dropped Sunday. I’m still testing...

Oct 29, 2014Video Games
“Samsung Galaxy Note 4,” “Tears to Tiara II,” “Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“Samsung Galaxy Note 4,” “Tears to Tiara II,” “Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

As much as you might love your PS4 or Xbox One — or even your 3DS or Vita — odds...

Oct 21, 2014Video Games
“Bayonetta 2,” “The Evil Within” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“Bayonetta 2,” “The Evil Within” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

One of the most brutal and shamelessly sexy games of the year is out on the Wii U, of all...

Oct 14, 2014Video Games
“Alien: Isolation,” “Skylanders Trap Team,” “Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“Alien: Isolation,” “Skylanders Trap Team,” “Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

This week, it’s all about gaming experiences that don’t seem like they will be all that entertaining but turn out...

Oct 7, 2014Video Games
“NBA 2K15,” “Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“NBA 2K15,” “Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

Games based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings universe have consistently disappointed, but that trend finally changes with...

Oct 1, 2014Video Games
“FIFA 15,” “Forza Horizon 2,” “Super Smash Bros.” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“FIFA 15,” “Forza Horizon 2,” “Super Smash Bros.” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

It’s one of the toughest times of the year for gamers to keep their wallets shut. Just about every week...

Sep 23, 2014Video Games
“Hyrule Warriors,” “CastleStorm: Definitive Edition” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“Hyrule Warriors,” “CastleStorm: Definitive Edition” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

Nintendo slings one of its most powerful arrows to try to spark some life into the Wii U. Hyrule Warriors...

Sep 16, 2014Video Games
“Destiny,” “Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“Destiny,” “Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

Seemingly every console gamer’s sudden new obsession is Destiny, the MMO-inspired, open-world first-person shooter with touches of Halo, Mass Effect,...

Sep 9, 2014Video Games
“NHL 15,” “The Golf Club,” “Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“NHL 15,” “The Golf Club,” “Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

Destiny is the week’s colossal launch, but it’s not in this week’s post because servers just went up yesterday. There...

Sep 2, 2014Video Games
“Infamous: First Light,” “Tales of Xillia 2” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“Infamous: First Light,” “Tales of Xillia 2” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

An expansion that’s deep and robust enough to be its own game rather than add-on content, Infamous: First Light builds...

Aug 26, 2014Video Games
“Madden NFL 15,” “Diablo III,” “Metro Redux” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“Madden NFL 15,” “Diablo III,” “Metro Redux” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

Madden NFL 15 is the lead blocker in a dynamite flurry of releases, which include a pair of last-gen remakes,...

Aug 22, 2014Culture
11 Reasons Why This Weekend Won’t Suck (Aug. 22-24)

11 Reasons Why This Weekend Won’t Suck (Aug. 22-24)

It’s the weekend to fix yourself a plate of waffles, and watch some entertaining brutality. There’s a full slate of...

Aug 19, 2014Video Games
The Games of SOE Live 2014 [GAMES ROUNDUP]

The Games of SOE Live 2014 [GAMES ROUNDUP]

Planet Hollywood transformed into Planet Sony last week, when thousands of gamers flooded the Las Vegas hotel’s hallways and conference...

Aug 13, 2014Video Games
“Road Not Taken,” “Metrico” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“Road Not Taken,” “Metrico” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

Vita owners are in luck this week, because there are two intriguing games to try out. Disgaea 4: A Promise...

Aug 11, 2014Culture
11 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck (Aug. 11-14)

11 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck (Aug. 11-14)

A colossal week of home video releases schemes to keep you stuck to the couch. There is stuff for all...

Aug 5, 2014Video Games
“Sacred 3,” “Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“Sacred 3,” “Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

With blockbusters-to-be such as Destiny, Forza Horizon 2 and Super Smash Bros. still more than a month away, smaller downloadable...

Aug 4, 2014Culture
11 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck (Aug. 4-7)

11 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck (Aug. 4-7)

It’s a huge week in home video releases, with three of TV’s best comedies coming out on DVD. Yes, DVD....

Aug 1, 2014Culture
8 Reasons Why This Weekend Won’t Suck (Aug. 1-3)

8 Reasons Why This Weekend Won’t Suck (Aug. 1-3)

The worlds of hip hop, rock and whatever it is you call the music Kings of Leon make will collide...

Jul 29, 2014Video Games
“The Last of Us Remastered,” “Siesta Fiesta” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“The Last of Us Remastered,” “Siesta Fiesta” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

When The Last of Us came out on the PS3 last year, it made one of the strongest arguments to...

Jul 28, 2014Culture
12 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck (July 28-31)

12 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck (July 28-31)

It’s been a while since there was an awards show to gather Hollywood in an attempt to congratulate and embarrass...

Jul 25, 2014Culture
11 Reasons Why This Weekend Won’t Suck (July 25-27)

11 Reasons Why This Weekend Won’t Suck (July 25-27)

This weekend will definitely not suck for those who managed to make their way to sweet, lovely San Diego, where...

Jul 23, 2014Video Games
“Sniper Elite III,” “Muramasa Rebirth” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“Sniper Elite III,” “Muramasa Rebirth” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

Since Sniper Elite III has the summer basically to itself among shooters , it’s lucky that the World War II-based...

Jul 21, 2014Culture
9 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck (July 21-24)

9 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck (July 21-24)

If the summer doldrums have you slumped on the couch, cowering from the heat, at least you’ll have plenty to...

Jul 18, 2014Culture
9 Reasons Why This Weekend Won’t Suck (July 18-20)

9 Reasons Why This Weekend Won’t Suck (July 18-20)

It’s Zach Braff weekend in movieland, with the former Scrubs star’s Kickstarter-backed film, Wish I Were Here, coming out the...

Jul 15, 2014Video Games
“Blue Estate,” “Battle Princess of Arcadias” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“Blue Estate,” “Battle Princess of Arcadias” and More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

When the big-budget games fade away, the obscure Japanese out come to play. The gorgeous beat-em-up Battle Princess of Arcadias...

Jul 14, 2014Culture
12 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck (July 14-17)

12 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck (July 14-17)

Fans of the show 24, this week marks your last chance to see Jack Bauer in action again, at least...

Jul 9, 2014Video Games
“Grid Autosport,” “BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma,’ “Samsung Galaxy Tab S” And More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

“Grid Autosport,” “BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma,’ “Samsung Galaxy Tab S” And More [GAMES ROUNDUP]

Even when things are relatively silent on most consoles, the barrage of eclectic software for the Vita continues. Two stunning...

Jul 7, 2014Culture
10 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck (July 7-10)

10 Reasons Why This Week Won’t Suck (July 7-10)

Summer makes for hard times for sports fans, with even soccer and the NBA’s C-listers starting to look attractive as ...

Jul 4, 2014Culture
8 Reasons Why This Weekend Won’t Suck [July 4-July 6]

8 Reasons Why This Weekend Won’t Suck [July 4-July 6]

  There’s nothing like a three-day weekend to fill you up with optimism. Or, failing actual optimism, enough booze and...