Posts Tagged ‘video games’

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Alien: Isolation | Accolades Trailer

Poor Amanda Ripley, the protagonist of Alien: Isolation, doesn’t even have high-tech weapons like Isaac Clarke’s plasma cutter (Dead Space) to deal with the eponymous alien. Armed only with a clunky 2D motion tracker (and occasionally a flamethrower), Amanda must make her way through Sevastopol, a remote trading facility, searching for clues about what happened onboard the Nostromo and why her mother, Ellen Ripley, disappeared twenty years previously.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Finally, A University Scholarship to Play Video Games!

The idea came to Kurt Melcher, not surprisingly, when he was online searching for video games. Melcher is associate athletic director at Robert Morris University, a Chicago-based university that gives out 1,400 athletic and activity scholarships across its 10 Illinois campuses as a way of recruiting and retaining students. But it occurred to him that one sport, rapidly growing in popularity, was missing from the scholarship roster.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Destiny | E3 Trailer

Among the many new games revealed at E3 this year is Destiny, a sci-fi FPS set in a series of vast explorable worlds. The trailer sees the protagonist battle his way across vast, futuristic landscapes utilizing an array of high-tech weapons and vehicles against an amassed alien foe. Preorders come with exclusive access to the game’s beta and you can check out the action packed trailer below.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain E3 Trailer

Teased previously with a rather gruesome trailer last year, the latest installment in the irrefutably great Metal Gear Solid series has arrived in time for this summer’s E3 conference. Kojima Productions picks up Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain where Ground Zeroes left off, finding Big Boss resurgent on a brand new Mother Base and mourning the loss of Diamond Dogs past.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Vesaro I Evolve Special Edition Extreme

Consisting of everything you need to feel locked into the driver’s seat of a real sports car, this simulator features the world’s first 55-inch triple-curved OLED display setup from LG to provide 165 inches of screen that wraps around your entire peripheral. A Level 4 Extreme PC with two Radeon HD7990 6GB graphics cards is supplemented by a roaring Logitech Z906 THX 5.1 surround sound system and the Buttkicker Advanced Tactile Feedback System to feel every turn and bump.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Mortal Kombat X | Trailer

After months of speculation and leaks, Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon has finally revealed Mortal Kombat X. Fueled by next-gen technology, Mortal Kombat X has been announced for release in 2015.

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Street Fighter Assassin’s Fist [The Complete Series]

Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist” launched today on Youtube’s Machinima channel and Ansah co-wrote and directed the epic, 12-episode series with an eye toward retelling and consolidating the story of how Ken and Ryu became names synonymous with video game action.

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Halo 5: Guardians

The mysterious blue-visored character featured opposite Master Chief in the recently released image for Halo 5: Guardians is not Cortana or Sarah Palmer, a Spartan soldier from Halo 4 and Halo: Spartan Assault. Executive producer for the Halo series at developer 343 Industries, Josh Holmes, wrote on Twitter today that this person is actually an entirely new male character.

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Glorious Leader! Video Game

Throwing concern for recent events and potential controversy to the wind, Money Horse Games prepares to release its “Glorious Leader!” video game loosely based on the life of Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea. The game promises retro graphics, over-the-top bosses and other blatant references to the dictator’s lifestyle including his ‘friendship’ with Dennis Rodman.

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

UFC ‘Be Bruce Lee’ | Trailer

On June 17th, EA Sports is releasing the latest installment of their acclaimed UFC franchise, this time going with the Fight Night approach and bringing back famous fighters from the past to play against the world’s current top guys. It’s a brilliant idea, especially with the news that they’ll be introducing Bruce Lee into this year’s game — someone who is credited with creating the mixed martial arts discipline.