Comic-Con 2013: Batman: Arkham Origins Panel Reveals New Skins and Villain

Batman Arkham Origins Copperhead Trailer Screenshot 4

Gamers excited for Batman: Arkham Origins got a real treat at Comic-Con 2013 this year. Not only were fans treated to appearances by the director of the game, Eric Holmes, as well as Roger Craig Smith and Troy Baker, the newest voices of Batman and the Joker, respectively, but they were also greeted by Geoff Johns, Chief Creative Officer of DC Comics. Those expecting to play the game October 25 were given a sneak peak at new skins available for download as well as one of the villains that has yet to be seen. Check out the panel recap after the break. Continue reading

E3 2013: Mega Man and Wii Fit Trainer Join Nintendo’s ‘Super Smash Bros.’ Roster

Mega Man and Wii Fit Trainer Nintendo Super Smash Bros.

Earlier today, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS was officially announced with the addition of the Villager from Animal Crossing to the roster. And now two more characters are looking to crash the party. Making a big splash in one of the most highly revered fighting games include Mega Man, a classic third-party character from Capcom, and the Wii Fit Trainer? Check out the character reveal trailers after the break, along with multiple screenshots.  Continue reading

E3 2013: First Trailer for ‘Super Smash Bros.’ for Wii U and 3DS (27 Screenshots)

E3 2013 Nintendo Super Smash Bros for Wii U Title Logo

The long awaited follow-up to Super Smash Bros. Brawl has finally arrived, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. The folks at Nintendo were proud to unleash the new title during their E3 2013 press conference this morning. A brand new trailer premiered along with a few updates on what players can expect from the game. After the break, watch the first Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS trailer and see which characters will be returning and who will be joining the roster. Continue reading

‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ Storyline Revealed with New Concept Art

Batman Arkham Origins Story Details

It’s been a big month for Batman: Arkham Origins. As the title infers, players will be jumping back in time to relive the earlier moments in Batman’s career – before Arkham City and Akrham Asylum. Throughout April, Warner Bros. Games Montreal has slowly revealed various elements of the game. After the jump, learn how the comic series, Legends of The Dark Knight, inspired the studio to this particular era in Batman’s past. Continue reading

‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ Main Villain and More Plot Details Revealed

Batman Arkham Origins Villain Black Mask

Now that Batman: Arkham Origins has been officially announced, players have been anxiously awaiting more news as to which villains they will see in the game. Concept art revealed characters such as the Deathstroke and The Penguin, but it will be Black Mask that Batman must take down in order to protect the City of Gotham once again. Learn more details about our newest foe after the break. Continue reading

Game Informer Confirms ‘Batman: Akrham Origins’ is Official

Batman Arkham Origins Officially Announced

Recently, it has been speculated that the next installment of Rocksteady Studios’ Batman series would be Batman: Arkham Origins. Only half of that rumor is correct. The title of the game is accurate, but it will not be backed by Rocksteady. The studio that worked on Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition, Warner Bros. Games Montreal, will pick up where Rocksteady Studios left off. Find out what they have in store after the break. Continue reading

Spike Video Game 2012 Award Winners

2012 Spike Video Game Awards Winners

Televised video game awards earn such a niché audience. The appeal to the medium is considerably minuscule compared to film or music. For the last 10 years, Spike has attempted to draw in the masses by injecting mainstream pop culture into their own Video Game Awards show. Establishing a more interactive element, this year’s Spike VGAs brought new life to the awards show. See the full winners list after the break. Continue reading

Nintendo Wii U Offers 23 Launch Titles

It’s here, the Nintendo Wii U is here. Now with a fancy shmancy new GamePad, what fantastic titles will gamers get their paws on this holiday season? With 23 launch titles out today, and more games expected to come out before Christmas, how well will the successor of one of the best selling video game consoles perform? Let’s just hope we don’t have another GameCube on our hands. Continue reading

The Nintendo Wii U is Here

Wii U Launch November 18

Wouldn’t you know it, Nintendo’s Wii U will be out onshelves this Sunday, November 18 – that’s if you can find one. Online stores such as Best Buy are completely sold out, and word of mouth tells me pre-orders in stores are fairly high. Despite it’s high price point and no real upgrade to surpass current generation systems (PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360), suprisingly Nintendo’s Wii U is on track to being a hot ticket item this holiday season. Continue reading

First Impressions of Nintendo’s Wii U

Nintendo Wii U First Impressions

Now that I’ve had time to recover after an exhausting field trip to the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo, I wanted to put in my two-cents about Nintendo’s Wii U. The revered gaming conglomerate has always been known to revolutionize the industry, but has the industry reached a peak? Could the Nintendo Wii U just be a fancy gimmick? Continue reading