Articles Tagged with video games

Robert Downey Jr. Joins ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Film?

Is Robert Downey Jr. now a part of 'Assassin's Creed'?

We got some strange and unexpected news coming from the Robert Downey Jr. front this week. According to a now-deleted post from Movie Pilot, Downey has signed on for the role of Leonardo Da Vinci in the new adaptation of Ubisoft’s triple A video game series, Assassin’s Creed (via IGN). It seems like a wonderful… Read more »

‘Madden NFL 15’: Ray Rice Removed By EA Sports Over Violent Video

Ray Rice

Madden NFL 15 gamers won’t be seeing Ray Rice any longer. EA Sports, the maker of the football video game, is removing the troubled Baltimore Ravens player from its format after the National Football League suspended Rice Monday when a troubling video surfaced of Ray allegedly punching and knocking out his wife, Janay Rice (formerly… Read more »

What ‘Resident Evil’ Lurking in Milla Jovovich Held Up Final Sequel?

Milla Jovovich's pregnancy stalls Resident Evil

Video games don’t get much more legendary than Capcom’s famed Resident Evil series. Millions of gamers have followed update after update through four generations of consoles with few failures in between. But that’s also part of the reason why the film series — starring Ukraine-born, United States-raised Milla Jovovich — has been a double-edged sword… Read more »

Gamestop Preorder Exclusives Now Reach Into Early Game Development

Gamestop Preorder Exclusives Now Reach Into Early Game Development

Gamestop preorder exclusives now seem to reaching into the early game development stages in a bid to create exclusive content for the retailer. The plan being put together by the nation’s largest video game retailer is to develop relationships with developers and publishers in order to increase the offerings available to preorder customers. The news… Read more »

‘Flappy Bird’ Knockoffs Proliferate Even As Creator Fights Back

Flappy Bird Screenshot

Gears Studio, the company owned by Flappy Bird creator Nguyen Ha Dong, has begun hunting down clones of the game in order to protect the developer’s intellectual property this week, coincidentally beginning their legal battle just as a clone of the game called Feisty Chicken was released to promote Netflix’s hit series Orange is the… Read more »

E3 2014 Live Streaming Schedule Released by Twitch

E3 2014 Twitch Streaming Schedule

The E3 2014 Live Streaming schedule has been released by today on the official blog. The post shows the complete breakdown of what is being covered, including some very cryptic “Unannounced Title” sections that only show the publisher. The effect will be like gasoline to the flame for E3 rumors. With the demise of… Read more »

Mortal Kombat Creator Drops More Hints About New Game

Mortal Kombat 10?

Ed Boon, the creator of the video game franchise Mortal Kombat, has been teasing all kinds of hints about the possibility of a new game in the series. In a recent tweet, Boon gave another hint that Mortal Kombat 10 may be on the way, simply sending out the words “Number 9″ repeated. Number 9…. Read more »

Conan O’Brien Is The First Person To Review ‘Watch Dogs’ [VIDEO]

conan o'brien gives watch dogs the conan treatment

The very first video game review for the upcoming game, Watch Dogs, came from somebody nobody would have expected: Conan O’Brien. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the upcoming title, which releases this week actually, had a lot of leaks, including the size of the world map which looks bigger than Grand Theft Auto… Read more »

‘Skylanders Trap Team’ Announced By Activision [VIDEO]

Skylanders Featured

Activision scored when they published Skylanders. Not only is Skylanders a popular game, but it makes parents fork over cash exponentially to fuel their children’s gaming collectives. This is because Skylanders isn’t just a game, but figurines too. Now Skylanders is introducing a new entry in the series known as Skylanders: Trap Team. According to… Read more »

‘Titanfall’ Originally Used ‘Ratchet & Clank’ Engine

Titanfall PS4: The Xbox One Exclusive Isn't The Only Reason A PlayStation 4 Port Is Unlikely

Titanfall is getting a lot of attention these days. With numerous articles floating about the web and excellent promotional marketing, Titanfall is easily one of of Xbox One’s most desired titles. However, here is a zinger that may blow most gamer’s minds. Titanfall originally used the Ratchet & Clank engine! That’s right! The same engine… Read more »

Infant Child Starved To Death As Father Played Video Games For Days


A father from South Korea was arrested Monday after reportedly allowing his infant son to starve to death in his apartment as he played online video games for days at nearby internet cafes. The 22-year-old father, surnamed Chung, has been arrested by the police officers of the city of Daegu, southeast of Seoul after authorities… Read more »

New Video Game Releases For The Week Of April 6, 2014

new video game releases for the week of April 6

The new video game releases for the week of April 6, 2014 includes the return of a once beloved baseball game, a Disney Animal Crossing meets theme park game for the 3DS, and more LEGO shenanigans with hobbits. The biggest title gracing our new video game release list is undoubtedly Titanfall for the Xbox 360…. Read more »

Xbox Live Bullies Beware: You’re About To Get Punished

Xbox Live will start punishing bad players.

Xbox Live has always been an interesting gaming platform due to the fact that the service that amazingly connects you with people around the world is the same service that makes you never want to connect with many of those people ever again. Microsoft has realized that it has its fair share of gamers on… Read more »

New Video Game Releases for the Week of March 9 2014

New Video Game Releases Week of March 9

With the New Video Game Releases for the week of March 9, 2014 Titanfall arrives as the “killer app” and the reason many of us bought an Xbox One. While it will feature parity with the Xbox 360, Microsoft is hoping Titanfall will continue to help turn the tide on the PlayStation 4 which, according… Read more »

Video Game Layoffs and Departures Reach Far and Wide

video game layoffs

Video game layoffs are nothing new. In fact, they are expected. During the season when games ship or the DLC support has run out studios will let go of people they simply no longer need. To many it seems cold and heartless, to others it is perceived as simple business. In the last few weeks… Read more »

The State of Black Video Game Characters

black video game characters featured

What would Martin Luther King think of the state of black video game characters if he was alive today? Sadly, Dr. King was killed in 1968, well before the advent of the modern video game and we will never know what he would have thought. Based on what he preached, we can look at three… Read more »

Annoying Video Game Trends: Ten Reasons Gamers Don’t Come Back

Annoying video game trends

Annoying video game trends can seriously put a damper on your gameplay experience, oftentimes meaning the difference between playing the game again later and sending it to your local used game store for recycling. These particular trends are some of the biggest reasons most gamers never pick up the game again, as the memories alone… Read more »

Wealthy Men Love Playing Video Games Too

Video Game Survey

If you thought video games were a poor man’s pastime, then you obviously haven’t been spending too much time with those who make over $100,000 a year. According to a recent survey conducted by the dating website, lots of rich dudes love playing video games. In fact, quite a few of them do it… Read more »

Video Games: NASCAR Winner Attributes Victory To The Hobby

Video games taught NASCAR winner to race

Video games are being credited for the recent victory of a NASCAR winner. It might seem odd that video games could teach us anything, especially anything useful, but the hobby is known to improve hand and eye coordination in real life. The Inquisitr has listed several useful, as well as useless, lessons to be learned… Read more »

Movies Based On Video Games: Why They Usually Fail

Movies based on video games are rarely done right, and for good reason

Movies based on video games usually never do well. Even the sequels to the few that actually succeed usually end up heaping piles of disappointment. Only one has ever come close to breaking the trend, and that was Resident Evil. Sadly, the Resident Evil franchise seemed to have lost track of its roots after the… Read more »

‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Gameplay Trailer Arrives Online [Video]

GTA V Trailer

Rockstar has unveiled the first Grand Theft Auto V gameplay trailer. The nearly five-minute video gives fans of the franchise an opportunity to see how the game performs. The clip first introduces prospective players to the world in and around Los Santos. Fans of the series will be able to traverse cities, wilderness, and all… Read more »