The Super Bowl is being predicted by Mario Kart 8. As ridiculous as that may seem, Nintendo hopped on the promo bandwagon after Marshawn Lynch appeared on the Conan O'Brien show and mentioned how much he loves Mario Kart 8.
Turtle Rock Studios and 2K Games are taking the match-3 gameplay from popular mobile titles like Bejeweled, and implementing them into a companion app for the upcoming console and PC release of Evolve.
Diablo 3's second season will be starting later this month. Today Blizzard announced the full schedule for Season 1's end and Season 2's launch.
Law and Order: Special Victims Unit has decided to make another episode based on video games. Ugh, ugh, ugh.
Scorpigator Films put together a nine minute short flick chronicling the adventures and timeline of the Super Mario Bros. The video takes time to exercise, in excruciating detail, the entire timeline of Nintendo's most prized brand. It's an interesting video to watch.
Never underestimate the dedication and skill of a hardcore gamer. Programmer Rod Lima took on the daunting task of recreating Resident Evil 2 in the free version of the Unreal Engine, known as the Unreal Development Kit. The game is playable and a heck of a lot more functional than I would have imagined.
Some big news dropped on the final week of January as major gaming website network consisting of Joystiq, Massively and WoW Insider have shut down. These stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Recap.
The thing about cooking is that you don't always have to be revolutionary. Sometimes all you need to do is mix a few known ingredients together and add a dash of your own personal touches and, viola, you've got yourself a hearty meal that won't blow anyone's mind, but it should fill everyone right up. That's what I took away from Dying Light, an amalgam of many ideas into a meal that's not very original, but very tasty just the same.
Destiny players are putting a lot of time and effort into acquiring the new Exotic auto rifle Necrochasm. That's unfortunate because the weapon's not worth it.
Sega announced that they are closing an office in San Francisco and downsizing their force as they move to Northern California. Sega is also moving away from major console releases and focusing on portable, mobile and online PC games.
AMD has been making subtle jabs at rival video card manufacturer NVIDIA this week. The butt of their jokes is NVIDIA's recently released GTX 970 card.
Square Enix wants to make sure you’ve had another opportunity to play all of their recent games, including six last gen titles that should cure your itchy trigger finger, thirst for stealth and love of explosions. You’ll be able to enjoy all of that and more as a pair of “Triple Packs” make their way to retail, including a trio of games focused on stealth and another trio with a heavier emphasis on action.
Gaming blog Joystiq is no more. AOL confirmed that they're closing the site down on February 3rd following rumors earlier this week about its future.
Conan invited the two superstars from the rival teams set to meet head-to-head on Sunday at the Super Bowl, giving them a chance to exercise their video game skills and put a beating on each other without lifting a finger... except, to press buttons on the controller.
Do you have so much money that you're running out of things to buy? No? Oh, well then don't bother purchasing this crystal-studded PS4.