Tag: video games
The games that kicked off the very successful LEGO franchise of video games, spawning all sorts of new adaptations and hours of addictive fun, is now coming to the iOS platform. Prepare to waste a whole bunch of time today as LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga is now available on your mobile devices!
The holiday season is now firmly upon us and it’s time to kick your Christmas shopping into high gear. Chances are, with the way things are now, there’s at least one person on your shopping list who happens to be a gamer. While games are always an obvious choice to go with, our staff of gamers here on Cinelinx has come up with their own wish list of video game related Christmas gifts that should help you find the perfect surprise for the gamer in your life.
VGX was the new name of the Video Game Awards that Spike normally hosts annually to celebrate gaming. Spike, while a often dumbed down network, is one of the few networks to still host some video game coverage. However in terms of celebrating it every year, it’s often treated as something akin to a Frat party, despite offering some genuine thrills for gamers. VGX is without a doubt the worst attempt so far and it could possibly hurt gaming on TV in the future.
This past Saturday saw the first VGX show (spurring from Spike TV's Video Game Awards) and as before, a whole bunch of game trailers were shown off. Square Enix brought to the show brand new trailers for Thief and an announcement for the next-gen remake of Tomb Raider. In case you missed them over the weekend, or want to watch them again, we've got them for you here as well as a bunch of other details on the games!
This morning Konami announced the release date for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, a so-called prologue to the full MGS V: The Phantom Pain which is still off somewhere in the (distant apparently) future. Fans of the franchise will get the chance to take on the role of Snake once again in March. Come inside to check out the just announced exclusive mission for Xbox One and 360.
Nintendo was on hand at this year's VGX and while their announcement wasn't a brand new game as many had hoped, it's still kind of exciting for those fans of Donkey Kong Country and old-school style platformers. On top of giving the new game, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, an official release date they also announced a brand new playable character in Cranky Kong!
If you haven’t already, head over to our PS4 review to see what we think of the console itself. In the review we mentioned the PS4 controller needed an article on its own because there are lots of improvements and things to be talked about. Well let’s just say, the controller is finally a step up for the Dualshock, but it has one major drawback.
Zen Pinball 2, one of the best virutal pinball gaming platforms out there (I can't stop playing their awesome Star Wars tables) is coming to the next generation PlayStation Console in a couple weeks with a pair of free tables, and the ability to download any table packs you've already purchased completely free! Come inside for all the details on when you can download this on your brand new system.
A brand new map add-on for Batman: Arkham Origins will be landing tomorrow and will put gamers in the role of Bruce Wayne (prior to donning the cowl), as he goes through the harsh training he endured to become Batman. Come inside to learn all about this new DLC and watch a trailer for it!
Universal has recently announced a slew of release date changes for some of their upcoming movies, including Seventh Son, The Mummy, and more importantly Duncan Jones' Warcraft adaptation. Come inside to check out when you'll be able to see these flicks now!