Let the celebrations resume! Today, iconic video game publisher Atari and developer Digital Eclipse tease the first free content update for the interactive anthology experience Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration. Coming December 5, 2023, this update rings in the holiday season with the addition of 12 fan-favorite Atari 2600 titles from the console’s heyday. From officially released titles to player-powered homebrews, to once-lost Atari prototypes, Atari 50 shapes up to be the gift that keeps on giving.Continue reading
Killer Instinct: Definitive Edition for Xbox is a pinnacle in fighting games, offering an unparalleled gaming experience that seamlessly blends nostalgia with cutting-edge gameplay. From its diverse character roster to its polished mechanics, this edition embodies the essence of an authentic fighting game masterpiece.Continue reading
KISS at 50 by Martin Popoff is a nearly 200-page hardback book celebrating 50 years of KISS as the band is set to perform its final shows ever at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Does this book live up to the rich and bombastic legacy of the band it chronicles? Watch my video review below to find out. Enjoy, and I’ll see you at The Garden!Continue reading
In science fiction cinema, few films stand the test of time like RoboCop. Released in 1987, director Paul Verhoeven’s dystopian vision has not only endured but continues to captivate audiences with its gripping narrative, groundbreaking special effects, and social commentary that remains relevant even today.Continue reading
Ghostrunner 2, the eagerly anticipated sequel to the original cyberpunk sensation, takes the breathtaking gameplay of the first installment and elevates it to new heights on Xbox Series X. In this review, we delve into the exhilarating world of this game and explore how developer One More Level has refined and expanded upon the fast-paced action that made its predecessor a hit. If you’re a fan of acrobatic parkour, intense combat, and the life of a cyborg ninja, Ghostrunner 2 is a must-play, and it’s equally accessible for newcomers to the series.Continue reading
“To Tell the Truth: The Age of Mind” by Fred Louis Fox is a remarkable and thought-provoking book that takes readers on an introspective journey into the core of human existence. It was a born of a peak experience in 1993, and it resonates with a profound message: Your life is about you.
RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures Deluxe, from Atari, is a delightful throwback to the classic park-building games of yesteryear. Priced at $39.99 on the Xbox Store, this game by Graphite Lab and Atari brings nostalgia and family-friendly fun to Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch users.
Haunted House, based on the classic 1982 Atari 2600 release, makes its way to the Xbox with a fresh twist. This revamped version introduces roguelike progression mechanics while staying true to its stealth-adventure roots. In this eerie game, you’re on a mission to explore a haunted mansion, complete with shifting walls and unpredictable enemy encounters, all with the goal of ending the haunting and rescuing your lost uncle and friends. What makes Haunted House truly captivating is that even succumbing to the fiendish ghouls isn’t the end of your journey—it’s a chance to come back stronger and more prepared!
Movie franchises that extend beyond a couple of sequels often struggle to maintain their quality. A prime example is the Saw franchise, which, over the years, saw its storyline become convoluted and its characters entangled in a complex web of horror. However, with 2021’s Spiral marking a notable departure from the Tobin Bell era, Saw X brings this iconic character back in a way that could easily have resulted in a cheap cash grab. Surprisingly, Saw X emerges as the most personal and bloodiest installment in the franchise to date, making it a standout sequel that proves there’s still plenty of life left in the Saw saga.