Home / Trending Now (page 4)

Trending Now

All the latest and greatest from around the interwebs.

Nex Machina Review – IGN

Share. Developing a love/hate relationship with blowing up. By TJ Hafer When a top-down shooter like Nex Machina comes along, I’m reminded that even in this age of procedural open worlds and emergent storytelling, you don’t need a lot of buzzwords to have a good time. Its five stages of simple, fast, sometimes frantic bot-blasting can be daunting to the unprepared. But when I got a good run going, the responsive controls and exciting, sci-fi …

Read More »

Mario Kart, Dragon Ball, Evangelion Featured in Bandai Namco’s Huge VR Arcade

Share. VR Zone Shinjuku opens in Tokyo on July 14. By Andrew Goldfarb Bandai Namco has revealed details on VR Zone Shinjuku, which it’s billing as “Japan’s largest VR entertainment facility” and “the flagship location for the next-generation of entertainment.” VR Zone Shinjuku is set to open on July 14 in Tokyo, with reservations available now on its official site. VR Zone Shinjuku will include 15 VR experiences including Dragon Ball VR: “Master the Kamehameha,” …

Read More »

NVC Talks Metroid, Mario, and Says Good Bye to Jose

Share. Nintendo giveth. Nintendo taketh. By Peer Schneider It’s with heavy heart that Nintendo Voice Chat, IGN’s weekly talk show for all things Nintendo, bids farewell to our friend and coworker, Jose Otero. Jose joined the NVC cast in July 2013 and has helped grow the show to become one of the most popular gaming podcasts around. In today’s episode, the team of Jose, Peer, Brian, and Zach follows up on the two biggest Nintendo …

Read More »

Marcus ‘Dyrus’ Hill: How a Plumber Became a Gaming Legend

“When I started out, I just played for fun,” says Marcus “Dyrus” Hill, a professional gamer who has carved out a name for himself as champion in one of the most popular online video games in the world, League Of Legends. As a kid growing up in Oahu, Hawaii, Hill mostly kept to himself, and he’d opt to stick around in his room getting good at games like Halo 2 and SOCOM: US Navy SEALs instead …

Read More »

Touring E3 2017’s Silliest Sights – Features

Another E3 full of flashy displays and costumed characters has passed us by, and with it comes another tour of the show floor helmed by Senior Editor Ben Reeves. Andrew Reiner and Kyle Hilliard join him for an adventure full of bits, riffs, and a chance encounter with the artist behind those very cool E3 T-Shirts. For a tour down memory lane, you can check out our video tours from E3 2016, 2015, and the four years …

Read More »

Funny To A Point – The First Annual Dubious E3 Awards – Features

Forget your typical genre categories and “Best In Show” – these are the awards that really matter. See which developers and games earned themselves an illustrious/infamous Duby at E3 2017. E3 is always a magical time for gamers, and that goes double for those of us who are lucky enough to cover the show. Seeing all the new games, smelling the unforgettable smells (God, if only they could be forgotten), and trying to stomach cab …

Read More »

Is The Cars 3 Video Game Better Than The Movie? – Features

They say life is a highway, and you should ride it all night long, but do you have what it takes to sit through an entire showing of Cars 3? Game Informer’s Ben Hanson says it’s easily Pixar’s worst film, and a good number of critics on Rotten Tomatoes echo his sentiments. If you don’t like hearing that Lightning McQueen may have run out of gas, his tires still squawk loudly in Cars 3: Driven …

Read More »

8 concerts, festivals coming to Miami Valley Gaming this summer

TURTLECREEK TWP. Miami Valley Gaming features a lineup of events this summer that include beer, barbecue and food truck festivals, a cars, truck and motorcycle show and musical headliners like John Waite, Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone, The Spinners and more. “You are going to want to get your calendar out and save the dates for our concerts, festivals and events,” said Jerry Abner, MVG’s director of marketing. “They are going to be good times …

Read More »

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Standalone PS4 Release Confirmed, Out Next Week

Share. Available for purchase starting June 27. By AlexGilyadov Following recent leaks, Activision has confirmed that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered will be available as a standalone release for PS4 next week, with “other platforms to follow.” The game, which was previously only available with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare special editions, can be purchased both physically and digitally on June 27 for $40 USD. Along with the full campaign, it will include its original …

Read More »

League of Legends — Suning Gaming vs. Royal Never Give Up League Pro League China

In stark contrast to the first series of Week 3, Day 2 of the League of Legends Pro League, Suning Gaming took a methodical 2-1 series played at a glacial pace on Friday in Shanghai. The 2017 League of Legends Hub is your stop for all the information you need about the five major regions. You’ll find stats, standings, results, recaps and more, all in one place. Kicking off what would be a long and …

Read More »

What to Expect at the Final Fantasy 14 Trials of Bahamut Escape Game

Share. Easier than The Binding Coil of Bahamut. By Casey DeFreitas The Final Fantasy XIV Real Escape Game US tour kicked off at the end of E3 in Los Angeles, in parallel with the new FFXIV Online expansion, Stormblood. If you attempted to save Hyrule in The Legend of Zelda real escape game, you’ll be somewhat familiar with how Trials of Bahamut will play out, as both were created by escape room designers SCRAP. Here’s …

Read More »

Rockstar Comments on GTA 5 Single-Player Mods

By Seth G. Macy Rockstar issued a statement on its support page regarding single-player mods for Grand Theft Auto V. Recently, Rockstar’s parent company Take-Two recently issued cease-and-desist letters to some GTA V modding tool makers. However, Take-Two now says it “generally will not take legal action against third-party projects involving Rockstar’s PC games,” as long as the mods are for single-player, non-commercial use, and don’t infringe on “the intellectual property rights of third parties.” Take-Two …

Read More »

League of Legends — Newbee vs. LGD Gaming League Pro League China

In a fast-paced opener to Week 3, Day 2 of the League of Legends Pro League, LGD Gaming took a 2-1 series win over Newbee on Friday in Shanghai. The 2017 League of Legends Hub is your stop for all the information you need about the five major regions. You’ll find stats, standings, results, recaps and more, all in one place. Game 1 was a layup for LGD Gaming (2-2, 5-5 match record) after Newbee …

Read More »

13 Awesome Games You Missed at E3 2017

Share. RPG/racing hybrids, monster-battling farming sims, complex fighting games, and more. By IGN Staff E3 2017 has come and gone, leaving us with a lot of awesome games to look forward to for the next year — well, realistically, for the next few years. But not all of those games got time on the big stage during press conferences or even a spot on the show floor. Here are the 13 coolest games you might’ve …

Read More »

Blog Herding – The Best Blogs Of The Community (June 22, 2017) – Features

E3 is now officially over, which means Blog Herding is back! This week marks a return to Blog Herding as a regularly scheduled weekly post of awesome. Granted, we’re a day late this week, but give us a break – we’re still recovering! Community Blogs For June 8 – June 21: Persona 5 from the Most Skeptical FanHeropon hasn’t played all of the Persona games (and got bitter toward them recently), but loves this iteration. …

Read More »