Jul 272014

What was that other Pokemon that could use the Thunderstone besides Eevee?
You mean Eelektrik?
Yeah! That guy!

Raichu official

The world of video games is a harsh one. For every Mario there’s a Luigi. For every Sonic vs Shadow rivalry, there was once an echidna who used to mean something. Pokemon is no different a case, especially as we investigate the poor tale of  Raichu.

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Jul 232014

The talented devinsupertramp yesterday released the latest of his “Assassin’s Creed Meets Parkour in Real Life” videos, this time featuring the upcoming Unity installment, which is set for release October 28th of this year. For those of you not familiar with this series, the first video featuring the original AC was released in September 2012. A follow up video featuring AC4 was released last July for San Diego Comic-Con. Be sure to also check out the “Behind the Scenes” video below! Continue reading »

Jul 132014

Fox only…. balance scales

Balance is an interesting thing in video games. “This game needs more balance,” “that’s over powered,” “this needs a nerf,” and so on are all things we’ve heard since the beginning of time. What goes into balance? And how do we figure it out? Let’s dive in. Continue reading »

Jun 172014

Hey Kaushik here, and this week I’m covering a video game. During their E3 conference last week, Sony announced that an alpha of Bungie’s upcoming title Destiny would be available to play for PS4 owners. I was already somewhat looking forward to this game, so I had to jump on it. Destiny is supposed to be a first person shooter RPG, releasing on September 9th on consoles.  It’s developed by Bungie of Halo fame, and has been something of a highly anticipated game for next generation consoles. From the earlier trailers and gameplay shown, people have surmised the game to be something of a Borderlands and Halo crossover, and playing the game last weekend, it’s a fairly accurate assessment. There are some differences though.

Destiny Alpha Cover

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Jun 162014

Xenoblade X Sortie

Just like last year, I will be analyzing the mecha content on display at E3. Last year, we took a look at Monolith Soft’s X (now entitled “Xenoblade Chronicles X”) and Respawn’s Titanfall. While there isn’t an announcement on par with last year’s Titanfall, there were a couple of other unique and surprising announcements. On top of that, we finally received our first real look at Xenoblade Chronicles X. Continue reading »

Jun 152014

Super Fighting Robot 

e3 2014

Evening readers, another E3 has come and gone, and with that big game companies with big things to say. What does the Inverseman think of them? Let’s find out!

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