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New Paintjob Turns XBox One Controller Into Stormtrooper Head

by Peter Paltridgeon 10/07/2015
Someone looked at an XBox One controller recently and said, “You know, if you squint and hold it to the light, the silhouette kind of looks like a Stormtrooper head.” Then he thought, “Hey, I know how I can make money!” Extreme Consoles is a company based in the UK that restyles existing consoles, controllers […]

Digital Remasters Of Turok And Turok 2 On The Way

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/27/2015
One of the earliest FPS games sold for consoles were the Turok games from Acclaim. The Native American dinosaur hunter of pulp comic book lore found new life on the Nintendo 64, and the games were top sellers, especially the first one. Until now, the odds of seeing the Turok games ever again has been […]

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Call of Duty Heroes Updated

by Peter Paltridgeon 07/21/2015
Call of Duty Heroes, the mobile offshoot of the famed shooter franchise, has been updated. This update adds the Atlas units from its big brother console game Advanced Warfare, as well as a new Atlas Facility to build and station them in. Copying base layouts has been made easier, new Alliance Chat notifications have been […]
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XBox One Gains Backwards Compatibility With 360

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/15/2015
As consoles have become infinitely more complicated and complex, backwards compatibility is one of those features that has had to be left by the wayside (in favor of “remastering” games that were just sold two years ago and selling them again on the new system, $$ka-ching$$!) Sony’s solution was Playstation Now, a streaming service that […]

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New XBox Controller Includes Headphone Jack

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/29/2015
We now know one of the things Microsoft was going to announce at the upcoming E3. It’s not a game, though….it’s a new XBox controller. The Covert Forces model, covered in a gray camoflauge design befitting the many FPS games that are a hallmark of the console. What’s different about this one? Aside from the […]
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Take-Two Still Sees Life In Bioshock

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/28/2015
After Bioshock Infinite and its DLC content were released, Ken Levine voluntarily shut down his production studio Irrational Games and announced he was moving to quieter, more indie pastures. It’s understandable. With less money on the line there’s no pressure to fit in X popular element or Y demographic trend, and the product can’t be […]

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Quantum Break Delayed To 2016

by Peter Paltridgeon 04/02/2015
Many years ago Remedy Entertainment, the studio behind Alan Wake, announced their first next-gen XBox One shooter: Quantum Break. The XBox One has now been out for over a year and there’s still no sign of that game. It’s definitely still in production, but it’s taking much longer than they thought. The new release window […]
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Call of Duty Championship Kicks Off Today In LA

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/27/2015
The Call of Duty Championship is now underway in Los Angeles. If you don’t happen to be a finalist, you can check out the big game in four live streams on XBox Live or the Call of Duty website. If you watch, you just might catch the first-ever live gameplay of the Advanced Warfare Ascendance […]

Halo Online Coming To PCs….If They're Russian

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/25/2015
Well, surprise surprise….Microsoft is developing a PC multiplayer Halo game called Halo Online. However, current plans do not involve it coming out anywhere but in Russia. It’s currently in beta test mode, and the local press over there was invited to try the game out and take pictures. The developing party, Saber Interactive, shared these […]

Seven Million Try the Battlefield Hardline Beta

by Shawn Hopkinson 02/12/2015
  The recent Battlefield Hardline beta drew more than seven million gamers to its high-tech cops and robbers experience. Steve Papoutsis, vice president and general manager of Visceral Games, shared the numbers in a blog post. Papoutsis said he appreciated the “two-way communication” the beta set up with fans online and in social media and […]