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First thoughts on Balan Wonderworld (PS4, demo)

Balan Wonderworld received a demo for each available format, and being intrigued by the stylings of Yuji Naka and Naoto Oshima of the Balan Company, I figured I would give the trial a spin. Based solely on the announcement trailer that debuted the game to the public, I was expecting way more Nights Into Dreams […]

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The King of Fighters XV: Hero Team

Details on the upcoming The King of Fighters XV have been a slow drip, but they are coming more frequently as SNK promises a 2021 game release. I invested in The King of Fighters XIV at launch and stuck with it longer than Street Fighter V, but not many of my friends and online acquaintances […]

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Hands-on with Dark Presence

Galloping Ghost Arcade has become a notable name in the gaming scene, but many people seem to be unaware that the overall company also includes Galloping Ghost Productions. While the arcade features more than 700 arcade games from a span of decades, the productions company is developing its own arcade games to not only feature […]

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First thoughts: Pokken Tournament

Retail releases tend to be thin on the Nintendo Wii U system, but, when they do hit, that usually gives them a pretty good focus. Last year, Namco-Bandai took on the Pokemon license to offer up an arcade fighter featuring a chunk of the franchise’s cast. With a promised mix of eclectic characters and fighting, […]

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A look at Batman: Arkham Knight (Xbox One)

Today marks the release of Batman: Arkham Knight, a title many fans of the franchise have been looking forward to for quite some time. It marks the series’ first appearance on the current generation of systems, and has easily been one of the most-anticipated titles for the first half of the year.

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Preview: Chronicles of Spellborn

While the thought of another fantasy-based MMORPG hitting the U.S. PC market might trigger an automatic roll of the eyes from most gamers, Acclaim has been toiling away on a select title originating from European servers which it hopes will prove that initial reaction wrong. On the surface, The Chronicles of Spellborn looks like any […]

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Preview: Atlus and Ace Team on Zeno Clash Ultimate Edition

While we originally covered Ace Team’s Zeno Clash back in November thanks to Guy Desmarais’ glowing review of the PC version, the title is looking to come back in a big way thanks to an upcoming Ultimate Edition title. This update will be making its way to another global stage on Xbox LIVE Arcade and […]

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Preview: Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble (PSP)

While it certainly has its repercussions, who wouldn’t want to be a badass? Power, money, respect and some attraction from the opposite sex go hand in hand with the label if we are to believe Steven Seagal movies, however, Atlus’s upcoming Kenka Bancho shows us that the times of a badass can also be fun. […]

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Preview: Wii Sports Tennis (Wii)

Part of the Nintendo Wii’s asking price when it launches in the U.S. will be for Nintendo’s re-instatement of the pack-in game – Wii Sports. At a recent stop of Nintendo’s Fusion Tour, Ken and I were able to test out the tennis portion of the game as well as the Wiimote’s sensor capabilities. Nintendo […]

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Preview: ExciteTruck (Wii)

At a recent showing of the Nintendo Fusion Tour, I was able to get some hands-on time with Nintendo’s go-to Wii-launch racer, ExciteTruck. If the taste of game play demonstrated at the event is any indication of what to expect in November, players will have plenty of reasons to get excited over ExciteTruck. While the […]

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