Day: 16/01/2014

Valve replaces Steam Machine controller touchscreen with physical buttons


By: Justin Haywald UPDATE: We acquired an image of the non-final controller being handed out to Steam Dev Days attendees. It’s identical to the controller Valve demoed at CES. The area in the middle where the touchscreen would be is a grid of four buttons. As you can see from the mock-up controller, the design is still going through a pretty radical change. The original story appears below: Valve’s Steam controller is getting a slight redesign and it isn’t even out yet. []

Just what has Square Enix done to the mobile version of Final Fantasy VI?


By: Martin Gaston Square Enix has released Final Fantasy VI, one of the most beloved entries in the long-running JRPG series, for Android devices. The game is out now on the Google Play Store now, priced £10.99/€14.49. The game is compatible with Android 3.2, but it’s recommended you run the game on a version of Android higher than 4.0. One player on Reddit has chronicled their experience with the game, including the game’s redesigned mobile controls and features, and also spotted a []

Wednesday Night TV (15 Jan 2014) | TV Reviews


By: Cynthia A. Genre: Superhero, Drama, Mystery, Acton/Advenure Starring: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell, Wila Holland, David Ramsey, Paul Blackthorne, Susanna Thompson, Emily Bett Rickards, Colton Haynes & Manu Bennett “Blast Radius”:  This show picks up where the mid-season finale picked up.  Like no duh, right.  So anyway, while Felicity is in Star City next to bed of one comatose Barry Allen there is a mad bomber going, none other than Shrapnel from DC Comics.  Don’t you just love how this []

Valve looking to discontinue Steam Greenlight and Steam OS may have exclusives


By: Justin Haywald At the developer-only Steam Dev Days event, Valve co-founder and managing director Gabe Newell said, “Our goal is to make Greenlight go away. Not because it’s not useful, but because we’re evolving.” The news come via a Tweet from Dave Oshry, director of marketing strategy at gaming glasses maker Gunnar Optiks. However, Valve has not released information on what they have in mind to replace the service. “Steam Greenlight is a system that enlists the community’s help in picking []

Week 2 2014 | Part 2 | Comic Reviews


By: Cynthia A. Justice League Dark #26 Blight: The Haunted Sea That was…unexpected.  But on the bright side, Deadman has returned to the team.  Woohoo!  Sorry folks, he’s just one of those one of a kind heroes that deserves respect.  But anyway, this last issue continues the Forever Evil story line with John Constantine and his team of super-naturals trying to figure out a way to stop the entity they call the Blight.  The being had taken hold of the boy Chris, []