Worth the Watch | Review of ‘Nerve’

A tension driven film that explores the potential dangers arising from a social media driven world.

Game-streaming-enabled Toshiba TVs shipping Q1 2014

By: Emanuel Maiberg PlayStation Now wasn’t the only game-streaming service exhibited at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014. Toshiba also announced that in the first quarter of 2014 it will ship a new line of smart TVs that can stream games using the GameNow service. The Toshiba L7400U, L5400U, and L3400U models all come with GameNow installed, in addition to other apps that are popular on Smart TVs like YouTube, Netflix and Pandora. At the moment, GameNow has deals in place to stream []

GameTrailers’ Kingdom Hearts timeline video

By: Erren Van Duine The second entry in GameTrailers’ Timeline series – focusing on Kingdom Hearts – is finally here. The video runs nearly an hour in length and runs through the entire Kingdom Hearts series, before placing each title in its perspective order in the timeline. You can view the video through here. We’ll be sure to update this post when a YouTube version becomes available. Video Timeline 0:00-19:16 – Game summaries 19:16 – 21:06 – Timeline visualization 21:06 – 24:44 []

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim modded with Oculus Rift support

By: Martin Gaston YouTube user “Chris Gallizzi” has posted a video (via Kotaku) showingThe Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim running with the Oculus Rift VR headset. Two minutes of footage are shown, including sword combat and horseback traversal. “Playing Skyrim with the Oculus is a dream come true,” said Gallizzi in the comments, before adding that the game’s field of view with the VR headset “takes some adjusting depending on your sight… I’m [nearsighted] so I had to adjust [the] FOV from 100 to 110 to make everything []

Could The First Ant-Man Trailer Be On The Way Soon?

By:  Eric Eisenberg Last summer at San Diego Comic Con, director Edgar Wright and Marvel Studios provided a very special treat for the crowds packed into Hall H: the first ever look at Ant-Man. A month prior to the convention Wright had announced that they had shot some test footage for the upcoming superhero movie – which has since been confirmed with a November 6, 2015 release date – and that’s what was shown to the geek audience. As I noted in my recap, not all of []

Crysis 3 multiplayer beta nets 3 million downloads

By:  Eddie Makuch The Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC multiplayer beta for Crysis 3, which went live January 29, has been downloaded over 3 million times worldwide, Electronic Arts announced today. In addition, EA said preorders for the first-person shooter are pacing ahead of Crysis 2 by 35 percent. On top of this, EA revealed that its online video series “The 7 Wonders of Crysis 3” helped the Crysis YouTube channel cross 16 million views. This series was produced by From Hell and Dead Presidents director Albert Hughes. Crysis 3 []

Media Molecule teases new game ahead of expected PlayStation 4 reveal

By: Martin Gaston LittleBigPlanet developers Media Molecule has teased an upcoming product ahead of Sony’s PlayStation Meeting on February 20, when the company is widely believed to be unveiling the PlayStation 4. The Media Molecule website has added a new project (“?”) to its games page alongside upcoming PS Vita exclusive Tearaway, which was announced at Sony’s gamescom 2012 press conference. The only contents of the page is a link to a YouTube video containing Toyah Willcox’s 1981 hit It’s a Mystery. Last week it was rumoured that Media Molecule []

Canceled Streets of Rage remake footage appears

By: Eddie Makuch Ruffian Games has released footage of a playable prototype of its canceled Streets of Rage remake. Studio head Gary Liddon uploaded the footage to his YouTube account today, following the video’s leak. The video is embedded below. “It was something we built very rapidly and represents pre-pre-pre-pre (lots of pres) pre-alpha quality. Even so, it has a certain charm,” Liddon said. Liddon would not say why the Streets of Rage remake was canned. He said like many developers, Ruffian []