Day: 03/07/2013

Xbox Live Gold subscribers get free Assassin’s Creed II later this month

By: Martin Gaston Assassin’s Creed II  will be the next free game offered as part of Microsoft’s Games With Gold promotion, Microsoft spokesperson Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hryb has confirmed. Xbox LiveGold subscribers will be able to download the game from July 16 until the end of the month. Microsoft earlier this week announced that XBLA tower-defence game Defense Grid: The Awakening would be the free game available between July 1 through July 15 . Microsoft announced the Games With Gold promotion during its E3 []

Every PlayStation 4 comes bundled with The Playroom

By: Martin Gaston Every PlayStation 4 console will come bundled with a pre-loaded copy of The Playroom, Sony has announced. The Playroom, which was seen during Sony’s E3 2013 press conference, is an augmented-reality game that combines the DualShock 4 controller with the PlayStation 4 Camera to interact with a fleet of on-screen robots. The application is also compatible with smartphones, tablets, and the PS Vita. The app is designed to show off many of the DualShock 4’s new features, such as []

Ubisoft announces Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame for mobile

By: Martin Gaston Ubisoft has announced a new Prince of Persia game for mobile devices. Prince of Persia: The Shadow and Flame is set a decade after the original Prince of Persia game, which was released back in 1993. Ubisoft re-released a new 3D version of the game as Prince of Persia Classic in 2007. The new game retains the 2D platforming elements of the original game, but with more combat-focused elements, such as multiple enemies and a combo system. Both virtual []

Week 26 2013 | Part 2 | Comic Reviews

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe #3 Siege! I love this He-Man series and this issue keeps on making the story better and better. Here we have the origin of Teela and Adora, or Despara as she is now being called. Adora is leading the siege against Grayskull as head of the Horde Army. It appears that Teela and Adora met when they were children and used to spend their afternoons together before Adora would teleport back to Etheria. As it []

Pixar Scaling Back On Sequels, Re-focusing On Original Stories

By: Josh Tyler Between the years of 1995 and 2010 Pixar released eleven feature films. None of them received less than a 74% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, most averaged well into the 90s. They racked up an impressive list of awards and accolades, quickly solidifying as not just the best animation studio in Hollywood, but maybe also the best story tellers in the movie industry. That run ended in 2011 with the release of Cars 2. To put it kindly, Cars 2 []