A generation of gaming consoles that began 9 years ago with the Nintendo DS, is finally coming to a close. It was a period of rapid and sometimes radical innovation, including everything from dual screen displays, touch controls, high-definition graphics and even motion controlled games with no controller support. When the gaming history books are written, we’ll probably recall this time as one the most notable eras in the industry.
After some speculation that this year’s Call of Duty game would be announced on May 1st, the official announcement came right on que and what we know is this: Call of Duty: Ghosts will be released November, 5th for PC, PS3, Xbox 360, and next-gen consoles at a later date.
Being clever isn’t as easy as you might think. Look no further than this very article. I’m already 19 words into the piece and haven’t said anything of interest yet. Which leads me to Guacamelee, a game with a title so intentionally clever, you might think the developers lost confidence in the product itself and hoped to sell a few quick copies with a gimmicky name. Read the rest of this entry
All right guys, we have our first update on our Perpetual Top Ten!
This update includes Long Diep’s introductory list and while it is a small list, it pushes our list right into the Ten spot.
The first impression most gamers will get playing Mythos Castle is a feeling of nostalgia. This game plays like Ghosts N’ Goblins and looks like Castlevania. Calling up memories of two great game series can be dangerous grounds to tread however, as gamers tend to revere nostalgia. Mythos Castle manages to not only meet the expectations that come with such an homage, but I would dare say it shatters them. This game feels like a spiritual successor to both gaming lineages’ glory days on the NES.
Winner of the 2012 Seamus McNally Grand Prize at the International Games Festival, Monaco: What’s Yours Is Mine has a lot to live up to since its big splash. With recent winners becoming cult gaming phenoms (Fez and Minecraft), there seemed to be even more pressure for it to perform in a spectacular fashion.
Hello, hello, hello loyal Zombos! Welcome back to another episode of the Zombros Podcast! This week brings back our very own Long Diep, and with him comes more mobile game discussion. Dylan and Nick discuss the Dead Island series and Brad and Brian… fine you caught me, I forgot what they played. Fuel up that lawnmower, take the 2nd right on Center Avenue, or don’t forget to waste your taint! Enjoy this week’s episode of the Zombros Podcast!
2009’s Batman Arkham Asylum was a surprise for many; it was the first solid superhero game since…who knows when, but the game play and story was highly addictive and extremely satisfying. Naturally, when the sequel was announced (not a surprise since a secret room could be found in Arkham Asylum that shows a map of Arkham City) the expectations were sky-high and Batman Arkham City exceeds those expectations in a way only Batman can.
Video games have been under a microscope for the greater part of 2013. A video games effect on adolescents’ is still largely unknown and that terrifies people. In response to the recent Boston bombing tragedy, Governor Chris Christie has a plan to curb violence linked to video games. There is, however, one problem; His “plan” has been in effect for, oh I don’t know, around a decade.