Steins;Gate launches for PS3 and Vita in the U.S. this August

The masterful visual novel Steins;Gate will come to PS3 and Vita in the U.S. August 25, 2015. The news comes from online retailer RiceDigital, which, as it did for the European release (which launched June 5, 2015), will once again be offering an exclusive deluxe edition of the game. The “El Psy Kongroo” Edition includes a more »

Club Nintendo closes tomorrow, so spend your coins today

Club Nintendo will shutter its doors Tuesday, June 30, 2015, bringing an end to its six-year run. As such, program members should spend any and all remaining coins immediately, lest they go to waste with tomorrow’s reset. Club Nintendo accounts will close at 11:59 p.m. Pacific (2:59 a.m. Eastern), deleting all coins in the process. Indeed, more »

The Fallout 4 Pip-Boy won’t fit large phones like iPhone 6+ and sold out in North America

The wearable Pip-Boy included with the collector’s edition of Fallout 4 can’t accommodate the largest phones on the market. The model includes foam inserts sized for iPhone 6, iPhone 5/5, iPhone 4/4, Samsung Galaxy 5 and Samsung Galaxy 4, Bethesda wrote on its blog. Smartphones similar in size to these models will be just fine, but anything more »

This weekend’s PlayStation Flash Sale is an RPG dream

Sony will host its next PlayStation Flash Sale this weekend, from Friday, June 26 through Sunday, June 28, 2015. This time around, the focus is on RPGs, with a noticeable emphasis on JRPGs such as Tales of Graces f: Knight Edition on PS3 and Valkyria Chronicles 2 on PS Vita. The full list of titles is available below: more »

Red Bull’s Destiny DLC inspires Dying Light “King of Hydration” campaign

One quest in Destiny‘s The Taken King DLC can be accessed early (it will be available to all players this fall) by redeeming a code obtained via Red Bull canisters. Each code is also worth one Focused Light, an in-game consumable that increases all experienced earned (weapon, subclass and armor) by 50 percent for 30 minutes. more »

Bandai Namco trademarks Tales of Berseria in Europe

Bandai Namco first revealed Tales of Berseria, the next installment in its longstanding Tales franchise, at Japan’s Tales of Festival earlier this month. The company has now filed a European trademark for the title, confirming its expected Western localization. Europe and the states received Tales of Vesperia, Graces, Xillia, Xillia 2 and, come October 2015, Zestiria, so Berseria‘s arrival was more »

DriveClub PlayStation Plus Edition finally arrives today

The free PlayStation Plus edition of DriveClub has finally arrived today, June 25, 2015. SCE President Shuhei Yoshida confirmed the launch in a recent PlayStation Blog post, noting that the game’s online play will essentially be divvied out. Although all PlayStation Plus members will have access to DriveClub, only offline mode will be available at the start. Rather more »

The Borderlands Humble Bundle is an incredible value

From seasonal sales to Game of the Year collections, the patient always profit when it comes to games. Organizations like Humble Bundle make it that much easier to stay frugal, but even coming from them the Borderlands package is a surprise stretch of the dollar. The first tier of the Borderlands Humble Bundle includes the original game and more »


Project Cars 2 already has a crowdfunding campaign

After a slight delay, Project Cars launched for PS4, Xbox One and PC May 7, 2015 to glowing reviews. Developer Slightly Mad Studios is apparently keen on getting that particular make of racing lightning to strike twice and is already preparing the sequel, Project Cars 2. What’s more, the game already has a WMD crowdfunding campaign.  Slightly Mad more »

Meet the voice actors for Fallout 4’s protagonists

Fallout 4 will be the first game in the series to feature fully voiced protagonists. Designer and writer Emil Pagliarulo recently revealed (via Twitter) whose voices we’ll get acquainted with throughout our no-doubt exhaustive return to the wastelands: Courtenay Taylor will handle the dialogue for female protagonists and Brian Delaney will voice the males. Taylor has more »

GameStop’s Retro Classics shop is surprisingly fair

GameStop has finally opened the doors to its Retro Classics storefront, a new addition dedicated to such fossils as the Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega Genesis. The shop was first revealed in April 2015 (just after GameStop began offering $25 for used PS2s) and will be primarily online, at least for now. Brick-and-mortar testing will more »


Ubisoft’s Zombi listed for Xbox One by Australian ratings board

Ubisoft is working on a new Xbox One game titled Zombi, according to the Australian Classification ratings board. The game’s file first appeared June 17, 2015 but has only recently been made public. Filed under “computer games,” Zombi is set to be developed and published by Ubisoft’s French studio if the file’s country of origin more »