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Dealing with the Covenant isn't the only problem players are facing in Halo: The Master Chief Collection today. The huge collection of Halo goodness launched today, and some serious multiplayer matchmaking issues launched right along with it. As we noted in our review, matchmaking can take up to se...

November 11th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Saber Interactive invites you to go to Hades. That hellish welcome mat comes in the form of God Mode, a new third-person shooter for XBLA, PSN, and PC.The co-op game puts you in the Maze of Hades as the descendant of a former god, where you must shoot, navigate and try not to be driven crazy by the...

December 19th 2012 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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'Silver Lining' is a column from freelancer Taylor Cocke dedicated to highlighting moments of real potential in less than perfect games. This week he examines Saber Interactive's Inversion. The following may contain story spoilers. Inversion's opening sequence is rather affecting. Protagonist Davis...

August 6th 2012 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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Namco Bandai's Inversion has a new trailer that details the game's hourglass, gravity slaughter, and other multiplayer modes. Inversion is set to launch next week in North America, and was recently delayed to July in Europe.

June 2nd 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The European launch of Inversion has been delayed to sometime in July, reports Eurogamer. The reason for the delay was not disclosed. When reached for comment, a Namco Bandai representative informed Joystiq that the title is still slated for a June 5 launch in North America. Whatever the reason, it...

May 29th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Perhaps we should send out Joystiq-themed calendars to game publishers with clear explanations of when seasons begin and end, and maybe a note with the definition of "early" and "late." Despite Namco telling us back in late January that Inversion would arrive in "early 2012" (it was the 24th, so it...

March 5th 2012 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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Gunning gravity-shifter Inversion has shifted its official release window to "early 2012." Publisher Namco Bandai informed us of the change after we asked it about retailers changing the launch date to March 27."The launch of Inversion has been moved to early 2012, and more details will follow in a...

January 24th 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Inversion has had an official launch date of February 7, 2012, for over a year now, but retail listings are shifting to note otherwise. Both GameFly, which lists launch info based on publisher data, and GameStop now present a release date of March 27.Originally announced back in 2009, Inversion was...

January 23rd 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Sometimes an otherwise-uninteresting looking game has a few tricks up its sleeve. Just about all of Inversion smacks of mediocrity -- its generic storyline (aliens invade Earth!), derivative gameplay (maybe you've played Gears of War?) and unoriginal multiplayer modes (two different kinds of deat...

September 12th 2011 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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Inversion's grav link allows you to inflict low gravity around enemies, lifting those meatsacks for easy targeting, and then high gravity to smush 'em with environmental objects. But the real stomach drop happens with the perspective-altering "vector shifts." Wait at least 30 minutes after eatin...

August 25th 2011 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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My buddy. My buddy. Wherever I go, he goes. I'll teach him to flip gravity like I know. My buddy and me like to climb up a tree. My buddy and me, we're the best friends we could be. My buddy and meee!

August 10th 2011 at 1:00am 0 Comments