Editorials

Five Reasons Why Two Worlds II Won’t Suck

Let's face it. Two Worlds sucked. So it's safe to say that we were skeptical when checking out Two Worlds II at PAX this year. The concept was always solid, but TopWare, Reality Pump and Southpeak had yet to deliver ...

Nintendo Collectors Journal 9/14/2010

Sorry that it’s been a while since my last collectors update. I had to go to the Wii Games Summer 2010 Grand Championships and I’ve been playing other games as well. I have, however, ...

Hands on Heavy Rain, Literally (PS Move Impressions)

I beat Heavy Rain a couple of months ago, and while it was shorter than most of the games I play, it was definitely better than I expected it to be. That was using the Dualshock 3, and while it had motion controls, they were nothing like playing with the Playstation Move controllers.

Gearbox: Making Pigs Fly, Robots Dance, and Why They’re Just Getting Started

On Friday, September 3rd 2010, Gearbox Software dropped a bomb on the gaming world.

Why Nintendo Needs to Fix the Wii Online Network

Nearly everything Nintendo releases is simplified so it can be used by everyone. This includes people who have no interest in games. But this stops when it comes to the online network on the Wii.

Wii Games Summer 2010 Grand Championships Event Recap 9/3/2010 – 9/4/2010

September 3rd was the real opening of the Wii Games Summer 2010 Grand Championships. At 8:00 AM all competitors were required to meet just outside the official Wii Games tent where Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson ...

Gearbox: Making Pigs Fly, Robots Dance, and Why They’re Just Getting Started (II)

DO: What is the biggest thrill for you about bringing Duke back? MN:  Oh man, definitely the fan reaction.  It's just been the most...

Gearbox: Making Pigs Fly, Robots Dance, and Why They’re Just Getting Started (III)

DO:  How much collaboration has there been between all the companies that have worked on this game?  I noticed a few extra names...

Gearbox: Making Pigs Fly, Robots Dance, and Why They’re Just Getting Started (IV)

DO:  So, a few other gamers and I talked after the demo and actually thought this game might deserve an AO rating.  I...

Gearbox: Making Pigs Fly, Robots Dance, and Why They’re Just Getting Started (V)

DO:  Is this the culmination of everything Gearbox has ever aspired to be as a developer? MN:  Well it’s definitely the culmination of Randy Pitchford's...

Gearbox: Making Pigs Fly, Robots Dance, and Why They’re Just Getting Started (VI)

DO:  I was speaking to Mikey before and I have to know … You will forever be known as the man who...

Everything You Need to Know About Lords of Shadow

Last weekend Ripten brought you brand new footage from Castlevania: Lords of Shadow. Then we told you just how Hideo Kojima was involved with the title. Now, we're telling you literally everything else ...

Nintendo Collectors Journal 8/30/2010

It was a light week this week but I managed to come across two nice Nintendo posters at Walmart. The first poster is a New Super Mario Bros. Wii poster. The second is a ..

How Kojima Redesigned Gabriel Belmont and Shaped Lords of Shadow

The other day, Ripten brought you some, "Colossal" new footage from Castlevania: Lords of Shadow. Well today we are going to answer a question that many of you have been asking over and over again . . .

Five O’Clock Fan Art: Plants vs Zombies

Oh Crazy Dave, I love you. I love you even more when you are gloriously painted onto black velvet, which you are in this very picture.