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The Daily Grind: What's the silliest thing you've done for an MMO achievement?

It's festival time in Lord of the Rings Online, which means that it's time to do all manner of inane activities in order to collect tokens and trade them for mounts, clothing, etc. I'm actually more amenable to this sort of thing than I used to be, probably because I'm maxed out and looking for any sort of excuse to visit Middle-earth. Show More Summary

3DS, Wii U eShop charts, video additions - April 23rd

3DS Software 1. Super Mario Bros. 3 2. Pokemon Battle Trozei 3. Pokemon Dream Radar 4. Disney Magical World 5. Art Academy: First Semester 6. Super Mario Bros. 7. EDGE 8. Animal Crossing: New Leaf 9. Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX 10. Zelda: A Link Between Worlds 11. Show More Summary

Yo-kai Watch ships 1 million in Japan

In the past couple weeks, we've been sharing stories about just how popular Yo-kai Watch is becoming in Japan. Now we have the biggest piece of news yet. The first game has managed to ship 1 million units! That's quite impressive, especially considering that 500k were shipped as of two months ago. Looks like the sky's the limit for this game! Link

China - censorship rules for console games revealed

Gambling-related content or game features Anything that violates China’s constitution Anything that threatens China’s national unity, sovereignty, or territorial integrity. Anything that harms the nation’s reputation, security, or interests. Anything...Show More Summary

Destiny website update details player classes and enemies

Bungie shooter poised for September launch. A revamped Destiny website features details on playable classes, as well as new footage and screenshots.Click here to read the full article

Destiny Just Got A Fancy New Website With Fancy New Info On The Game

Now that Titanfall and InFamous: Second Son are on shelves, the next big-boy-behemoth-AAA-monster-blob off the ranks might just be Destiny; the much hyped shooter/rpg/mmo/thing that Bungie has been working on as its follow up to that little known shooter you may or may not have heard of: Halo. No big deal. More »      

Suikoden II ESRB rating foreshadows PSN release

Suikoden II figures to arrive on PlayStation Network sometime in the near future, a now-pulled ESRB rating for the hallowed role-playing game portends. Nothing is ever deleted for real on the Internet, though. Earlier this month, the ESRB telegraphed a digital release for Persona 4. Show More Summary

Xbox One Japan launch confirmed for September 4

Over 40 companies have confirmed support for the console in Japan. Xbox One will launch in Japan on September 4, Microsoft has confirmed.Click here to read the full article

Download Red Orchestra 2 on Steam for free tomorrow

Tripwire Interactive has given the heads up that its multiplayer World War II shooter Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad will be free to download -- and keep forever! -- as part of a 24-hour deal on Steam, starting tomorrow. HelpShow More Summary

Watch Someone Clear Trials Fusion's Hardest Track... Without A Bike

As a general rule, Trials can be pretty difficult. This applies particularly to the extreme tracks. This applies even more particularly to the Inferno tracks that tend to appear in the Trials game. Inferno II in the original was just stupid. Show More Summary

Can Video Games Make Your Brain Level Up?

Video games have got a bad press in the past mostly due to the accusation that they make people who play them more violent. More »      

Time For Some Laser Guns & Dinosaurs

Just in case you forgot how cool Super TIME Force looks, here are some screens. Some of them have dinosaurs in them. Read more...

Cosplay So Amazing It Doesn't Even Need Clothes

A traditional definition of cosplay, if such a thing even existed, would probably include some requirement to wear a costume. But you can sometimes achieve the same end result with nothing but make-up. Read more...

Azada slated for 3DS eShop release on May 1st

Over 40 unique puzzles. 5 master-level puzzle.s Hidden clues unlock levels! Trapped in a haunted room by his great-uncle, the adventurous Titus has asked you to help release him from the magical spell. To do this, you must solve the most mysterious puzzles of AZADA. Show More Summary

NES Remix 2 - review

A portion of a Wired review... Releasing the inchoate NES Remix first and letting us all complain about it while the answer to our complaints was mere weeks away from release? Well played, Nintendo. Now, let’s see if I’ve figured out how this works: You know, this is nice and all, but what we really need is SNES Remix. Full review here

Japan gets the Xbox One starting September 4

Microsoft has finally revealed that the Xbox One will be launching in Japan on September 4. No pricing has been announced yet though. A list of all the games and companies that will be backing Microsoft's latest console was also shared at least. It's pretty surprising that Japan will be getting the new console so late in the year. Show More Summary

Picross e4 slated for May 1st release

The 4th game in the Picross e series! Now with big 20x15 puzzles! With Micross and Mega Picross modes! The 4th game in the Picross e series, with a Navigation Feature! As fans requested, new 20x15 puzzles have been added. Micross and...Show More Summary

Warface exits beta, enters warzone on Xbox 360

As was previously announced, Crytek Kiev-developed FPS Warface officially launched on Xbox 360 today following its near one-month open beta phase. The game is free for all Xbox Live Gold subscribers to play, and features four soldier classes,...

Art of Balance Wii U - level select screen, info

Coming from Shin'en... On Wii U, we had tons of performance to waste on this screen so we implemented quite a number of effects. First of all, it’s the great texture work and art style from Martin [Sauter (Shin'en art director)] that...Show More Summary

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