Awesome Off-Screen Trailer for Namco’s ‘Star Wars: Battle Pods’ Arcade Game
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on October 8, 2014 under Gaming, News, Star Wars
Star Wars is returning to arcades in a big way soon, as this morning Namco revealed a new sit-down Star Wars game titled "Star Wars: Battle Pods". The game looks to be a next-generation version of Sega's classic Star Wars Trilogy Arcade where you fly various Star Wars vehicles in an on-rail shooter. Johnamarie Macias of The Wookiee Gunner and Now, This... more.
The Old Republic: Shadow of Revan Expansion Announced!
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on October 7, 2014 under Gaming, News, Star Wars
Following a teaser video last month, BioWare has officially confirmed that the next digital expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic will be titled "Shadow of Revan". Of course, that means the fan favorite character will be returning to the game, making his first official appearance in The Old Republic ... more.
Why #PS4NoParity is a Thing (And Why You Should Care)
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on October 6, 2014 under Featured, Gaming, News
It's hard to believe, but we're approaching the one-year anniversary of the beginning of last year's "Resolutiongate". For those unaware, this was a huge controversy that erupted over the launches of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One when it was revealed that several games would run at 720p on Microsoft's console and 1080p on Sony's. Gamers everywhere knew about the issue, while gaming journalists pr... more.
Four Theaters Will Offer an ‘Interstellar’ Oculus Rift VR Demo
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on October 3, 2014 under Gaming, News
After Facebook shocked everyone by buying Oculus Rift, it's no surprise that the upcoming virtual reality headset is seeing a lot of push outside of just the gaming space. Naturally the headset had a huge presence at E3 this past summer, and they also had a Pacific Rim VR demo running on it at the San Diego Comic Con in July. For people who haven't yet experienced the VR it can do, there will ... more.
Cosplayer Makes Amazing 3D Printed Samus Aran Armor
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 30, 2014 under Gaming, Pics
A poster at the RPF has completed a two year journey to create a perfect Samus Aran Metroid Varia suit of armor via the use of 3D printers. You can read her entire progress via this thread at the RPF, which shows in-progress development of the suit. We gotta say, it turned out very well and the work is extremely impressive... more.
‘Star Wars Rebels’ Avatar Items Added to Xbox Live
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 26, 2014 under Gaming, News, Star Wars
With the premiere episode of Star Wars Rebels viewable via TV authentication on Watch DisneyXD today, it's sort of being considered the official launch of the new Star Wars animated series. To go along with all of the toys that are currently on the shelves, Lucasfilm has released some Xbox Live Avatar clothing for the series: The... more.
How Disney’s Mobile Cash Grab is Tarnishing the ‘Star Wars’ Name for Gaming
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 24, 2014 under Featured, Gaming, News, Star Wars
There was a time when Lucasarts was one of the most revered and respected names in gaming. In the 90s not only did they produce classic adventure games such as Day of the Tentacle and Grim Fandango, but they also harnessed the Star Wars license to deliver classics in the form of TIE Fighter and the Jedi Knight series. Twenty years later, Lucasarts has been reduced to nothing more than a marketing ... more.
Revan Returning in Star Wars: The Old Republic
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 16, 2014 under Gaming, Videos
In an attempt to lure former players back to The Old Republic, EA has released a new video teasing an upcoming update featuring the return of Revan. The main character of the original Knights of the Old Republic has been a shadowy presence over the game ever since it launched. He was featured in some mid-level quests for the Sith Empire faction, where you actually did see Revan during one cine... more.
Microsoft Buys Minecraft Developer Mojang for $2.5 Billion
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 15, 2014 under Gaming, News
Last week a rumor popped up that Microsoft was looking to buy Minecraft developer Mojang for about $2 billion. This morning it's official and they spent even more than originally rumored, a whopping $2.5 billion. “Gaming is a top activity spanning devices, from PCs and consoles to tablets and mobile, with billions of hours spent each year,” said Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft. “Minecraft i... more.
Microsoft’s Hilarious Way to Advertise Destiny
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 5, 2014 under Gaming, News
Bungie's Destiny is widely considered to be the biggest game release of 2014. So far all of the marketing (except the awesome live-action trailer) has focused on the PlayStation, as Sony signed a marketing deal with Activision for the game. Aside from some exclusive weapons and maps that the PlayStation 4 will have until next fall, the game is actually being released on both systems this Tuesday. ... more.