Facebook’s Games of the Year 2011

Over the past several years, Facebook gaming has exploded. Earlier this week Facebook announced their top games of 2011.  A disclaimer at the bottom of facebook’s announcement page states: “This list was compiled by looking at the top games on Facebook with more than 100,000 monthly active users and giving priority to those games with the… Continue reading

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Review: When Worlds Collide for the Third Time, Again

Games today can be far too serious. We are usually being asked to save the world, princess, ancient artifact, etc. Sometimes I need a break from being an upstanding video game citizen. Occasionally, I want to be allowed to fight ridiculous people in ridiculous situations. Well, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 has all of the… Continue reading

Capcom Re-Gifts XBLA Digital Collection

Capcom announced this week that soon you will be able to buy 8 XBLA games in one nice package as an Xbox 360 exclusive. The best part about this great re-gifting is that you have to go to a retail store to buy these downloadable games. That’s right a convenient action pack of 8 downloadable games available at your… Continue reading

GamePro Closes Its Doors

The economic downturn has been relatively good to certain parts of the game industry. Unfortunately, the entire industry has not been immune to the hard times. December 5th will mark the end of an era in video game journalism: GamePro magazine will no longer be published after the November issue, and its website will be shut down on the… Continue reading

Walmart Black Friday Gaming Deals Leaked

November holds claim to one of my favorite holidays, Thanksgiving. November also holds everyone’s favorite shopping day of the year, Black Friday. Black Friday sounds like it should be a cool horror movie, but it is more like an epidemic. Crazed maniacs doped up on tryptophan and the excessive urge to save money stalk retail stores like zombies in the night… Continue reading

It’s No Longer in the Game

Healthy competition has helped grow the game industry into what it is today. This growth spawned fantastic debates like Mario vs Sonic. Rivalries have resulted in the premature death of genres like guitar games, but there is a genre within the industry that desperately needs more competition and that is sports games. Exclusivity is king Just six short… Continue reading