Buying Super Castlevania IV from the virtual console should have been the second thing you did with the Wii. The first, of course, was figuring out how to cheat the system at Wii Sports bowling. SCIV first hit store shelves in December 1991, and 19 years later, it still offers excellent platforming and one of the best soundtracks in gaming. Be sure to check out the music tribute video toward the end.
Bet you can’t get enough Mass Effect news right now. ME2 is coming soon to the PS3, and while they’re busy building their planetary exploration side-business empire, the rest of us will be refreshing amazon.com until a Mass Effect 3 Super Edition appears for purchase. For now, you can pre-order the pedestrian edition for the standard $59.99.
No one should ever be made fun of for being passionate about something, especially something nerdy. Seven-year-old Katie Goldman was made fun of by the boys in her school for having a Star Wars watter bottle. They told Katie that Star Wars was for boys only.
The original kept your paranoia at critical mass, usually with just the flicker of a shadow and a faint whisper. Ready for more? Hope you have some clean underwear handy, because the demo for the next installment in the Dead Space series drops Dec 21st.
For most players, it is obvious that gameplay is king. Game sales are currently dominated by sports, multiplayer FPS, and rhythm games. Everyone knows at least one person whose game shelf is dominated by multiple “years” of sports titles or series’ of online frag-fests. For me, however, storytelling trumps everything.
The Tron Legacy soundtrack is finally available in hot anticipation of the movie releasing later this month. To sweeten the deal, the soundtrack is also Amazon MP3’s deal of the day.
The CALM act, soon to be signed into law by President Obama, will prevent television commercials from being louder than the television programs in which they are contained. It is not yet clear how this might impact programming delivered over the Internet.
For all you Star Wars geeks and shoe nerds alike the latest in the line of Star Wars Adidas apparel is still as fresh as those rebel-flight-suit orange high tops that debuted about a year ago.
Hey, do you remember that game “The Ship”? It was a 2006 PC release. You assumed the role of a passenger on a cruise ship. It was your sneaky goal to murder another passenger on the ship, while yet another passenger was trying to murder you. Enter Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood’s multiplayer mode.
Its on. Steam is having another weekend sale, similar to last holiday season. A few games go on sale each day, usually one or two are too good to pass up. New this year are deals on multi packs. For…
Today, Netflix announces a streaming only plan for $7.99 per month. Consequentially, the cost other plans appear to be increasing by a dollar or so, depending on your plan. The plan announcement arrives on the heels of the recently announced Hulu Plus, which came out of the preview period earlier this week, also $7.99. Looks like a little healthy competition here, giving consumers more choice beyond cable and satellite. Score!
The jig is up. “Black Friday doesn’t care about nerdy people.” There, I said it. Before you get your tweets twisted in a bunch, let’s try and reason it out, together. I’m here to save you from a buyer’s-remorse-laden Saturday after Black Friday. You’re welcome.