Alley Cat Allies’ year-end goal

By: Becky Robinson With one day to go until December 31st, we still have $70,385 to raise. I’ve been thinking…. What if everyone reading this took a minute to  give right now,  whether it’s $5 or $50 or $500 or $5,000, so more cats and kittens could be safe and protected in 2014? Imagine how many lives we’d save . How many animal shelters we’d help … Continue reading Alley Cat Allies’ year-end goal

Beautiful Redemption (Caster Chronicles, #4) | Book Review

By: Cynthia A. By: Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl Published: October 22, 2013 Publisher: Little, Brown Series: Caster Chronicles Genre: Young Adult, (Urban) Fantasy, Paranormal Romance Ethan Wate gave up his life not only for the girl of his dreams and the love of his life, but also for the Order of the Universe and for everyone he loves.  Now he has woken up in … Continue reading Beautiful Redemption (Caster Chronicles, #4) | Book Review

Porn discovered on 3DS purchased as Christmas present for 8-year-old

By: Eddie Makuch One child made a surprising discovery Christmas morning. After snapping some images with a 3DS he received on Christmas, Tom Mayhew’s 8-year-old son found various pornographic images saved on the system, WAVY News 10 reports. “He went to play his games, not knowing anything was on it,” Mayhew said. “After a while, [the kids] took pictures of themselves and when the picture … Continue reading Porn discovered on 3DS purchased as Christmas present for 8-year-old

Report: China bans Battlefield 4, calls it threat to national security

By: Eddie Makuch The Chinese government has banned Electronic Arts’ military FPS Battlefield 4 because it contains content that threatens national security, the country’s Ministry of Culture has said. The Wall Street Journal points out that this decision is not likely to negatively impact EA’s business because the publisher doesn’t sell Battlefield 4 in China. The ban comes after the release of downloadable expansion China … Continue reading Report: China bans Battlefield 4, calls it threat to national security

More details on free-to-play PS4 exclusive Deep Down

By: Eddie Makuch More details about Capcom’s free-to-play PlayStation 4 game Deep Down have surfaced, thanks to the latest issue of Japanese magazine Famitsu, as translated by DualShockers. Perhaps most intriguing is that Deep Down’s procedurally generated dungeons will exist in a shared-world, similar to that of Demon’s Souls and Dark Souls. While exploring dungeons, players will encounter the virtual corpses of real-world players, and … Continue reading More details on free-to-play PS4 exclusive Deep Down

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug | Movie Review

By: Cynthia A. Directed by: Peter Jackson Screenplay by: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson & Guillermo del Toro Based on The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkein Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt & Orlando Bloom Following the events of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Bilbo Baggins continues on his journey … Continue reading The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug | Movie Review

Why Dark Souls isn’t on mobiles

By: Eddie Makuch Many popular franchises have mobile versions, but From Software’s Dark Souls series is going to stick with consoles for the foreseeable future. Namco Bandai director of global strategy for mobile Alex Adjaj told Digital Spy that the publisher is interested in bringing the franchise to smartphones and tablets, but getting From Software on board is proving challenging. pc zzzx “We’d like to … Continue reading Why Dark Souls isn’t on mobiles

PS4 game Killzone: Shadow Fall free to play this weekend

By: Eddie Makuch The multiplayer component for PlayStation 4 game Killzone: Shadow Fall will be free to play December 28-31 for PlayStation Plus subscribers, Sony has announced. PS Plus members can start pre-loading the game now. Developer Guerrilla Games pointed out to fans that the game’s multiplayer mode is constantly evolving, with new features and content rolling out on a regular basis. “It’s also important … Continue reading PS4 game Killzone: Shadow Fall free to play this weekend

Free BioShock Infinite and DmC in January for PS3 PlayStation Plus subscribers

By: Justin Haywald Following up on December’s offer of a free copy Borderlands 2 for PlayStation Plus subscribers, Sony is upping the ante for January. Starting January 2014, PS+ members on PlayStation 3 can download a free copy of BioShock Infinite, DmC: Devil May Cry, and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. PlayStation 4 owners will be able to download the indie hit Don’t Starve. … Continue reading Free BioShock Infinite and DmC in January for PS3 PlayStation Plus subscribers