XBLA Weekly: July 3-5, 2013

Written by (@galactic_rhyme) on July 2, 2013 in Features

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Rejoice Walking Dead fans, more content for your game is coming this week. Of course, they tacked that to the END of the week. Sigh. More on Walking Dead down below. First up this week, though, is Capsized from Alien Trap games. You are a space traveller and your ship has crash landed on a mysterious alien planet…. Read More »

Dragon Dice

Interview with Dragon Dice’s PR Director Stephen Braun

Written by (@nightskyre) on June 28, 2013 in Features

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If you’ve ever been to a gaming con that features both video game and board game areas it doesn’t take long before you begin to realize there’s a certain level of hardcore that applies to board gamers. Our world is governed by short attention spans, intense action, and sexy graphics, and that exists in spades in the video… Read More »


Get Fit Friday – Of Fruits and Vegetables

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on June 28, 2013 in Features

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It can be so daunting to hear when the FDA says that the average adult should eat three to five servings of fruits and vegetables a day. That is quite a few different types of them to get into your diet in a day. For many people they may not even enjoy that many different… Read More »


Crawl, Walk, Game: Playing Together

Written by (@trixie360) on June 27, 2013 in Features

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My daughter and I have been gaming together since she began jacking my iPad at 11 months of age. Some games she could manage just fine on her own. They were simple enough—and let’s face it, being an infant, SHE was simple enough—to be satisfied with colors, lights, and sound. As she got a bit… Read More »

How Saints Row Became Saints Row

Written by (@katanasquirrel) on June 27, 2013 in Features

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Looking back over the history of the Saints Row franchise, it might be a bit tough to see exactly how these games became as crazy as Saints Row The Third. When Saints Row originally launched for the Xbox, it was one of this generations first sandbox games. This was a fairly big deal, all things considered…. Read More »

Octodad Kelp

Interview with Octodad’s Kevin Geisler

Written by (@imonahorse) on June 27, 2013 in Features

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch is an upcoming indie game that will be released on Steam, and recently announced, the PlayStation 4. It is the sequel to Young Horses’ 2010 indie hit Octodad. This year at the Sony E3 press conference, Octodad: Dadliest Catch made a splash when it was featured in their indie games segment. We… Read More »


XBLA Weekly - June 19, 2013

Written by (@galactic_rhyme) on June 19, 2013 in Features

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Welcome back to XBLA Weekly. At E3 last week, Microsoft announced the new lineup for their annual Summer of Arcade. This August it will feature the following games:  Charlie Murder, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons, and Flashback are coming in August. More on those to come as… Read More »

World of Tanks Rolls Out To Xbox 360

Written by (@imonahorse) on June 17, 2013 in Features

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This summer, Wargaming West and Microsoft will be rolling out the immensely popular Free-to-Play MMO World of Tanks to the Xbox 360. This move to console will be the very first for the game developer Wargaming West, which was formerly known as Day 1 Studios. This Xbox 360 console version will also mark the next… Read More »


Crawl, Walk, Game: Screen Time Part One

Written by (@trixie360) on June 13, 2013 in Features

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When I was at Xbox I was often called upon to fly the company flag about parental controls, online safety and, balanced screen time (which includes any time you’re watching or interacting with a screen. Gaming, TV-watching, Facebooking, etc). I was interviewed on Radio Disney, and was the subject of a video with my daughter… Read More »

Watch_Dogs Gameplay Trailer Shows Us How to Hack

Written by (@katanasquirrel) on June 11, 2013 in Features

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While the Ubisoft E3 press conference had a brief, CG trailer for Watch_Dogs, the real big gameplay demo was shown at Sony’s press conference. We finally got a good look at exactly how the game plays and, quite honestly it looks fairly fantastic. The trailer starts off with your character being hunted by the police… Read More »