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The Game Developer Bundle heads up today's cash-saving lineup at Joystiq Deals, offering over 30 hours of in-depth tutorials across seven training courses. If you've ever wanted to make a game but didn't know where to begin, this is a low-cost place to start. Meanwhile, over at the PlayStation Blo...

April 28th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The PlayStation Store update this week includes four full games, two new for PSN and three Vita games. The full games are Star Trek, SoulCalibur 5, Dead Island Riptide and Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions of WWII, while PSN gets God Mode and Thomas Was Alone.Thomas Was Alone is a Cross Buy game, m...

April 23rd 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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SoulCalibur 5 takes on PSN and Xbox Live Games on Demand on April 23, for $20 on each system, direct from Namco Bandai.SoulCalibur 5 launched in January of 2012, and we found it to be "simultaneously one of the best Soul Calibur games ever made, as well as the worst Soul Calibur game ever made." It...

April 17th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been in the market for an arcade stick, cheap wired controller or guitar with hundreds and hundreds of buttons on it, now may be the time to slap down some digitally represented dollar bills.Mad Catz has applied 37 to 69-percent discounts on a wide range of its peripheral offerings, dropp...

February 12th 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Another EVO Championship Series has come and gone, taking with it the hopes, dreams and aspirations of a community. EVO is the Super Bowl of fighting games, but also a cultural mecca for those who share the genre as their life's passion.This year's proceedings were punctuated by surprises, upsets a...

July 10th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The culmination of a full year's worth of regional tournaments set around the globe, the EVO 2012 Championship Series World Finals have begun in sunny Las Vegas. Players from the world over have assembled to compete in six games across three days, and you can watch all of the action right here on J...

July 7th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Namco Bandai cordially invites you to celebrate the union of its child, Soulcalibur 5, and ... "Bridal Costume" DLC, today. The ceremony will be held on the Xbox Live Marketplace, with a reception on the PlayStation Network later (PSN weather permitting). Punches will be served.The couple has reque...

June 19th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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SoulCalibur 5's lackluster single-player offerings majorly stuck in my craw when I reviewed it last January, and while the game's combat is primarily excellent, I couldn't overlook the fact that its story mode is, as I said in my review, "a 3-hour hodgepodge of indecipherable, confusing storyboard...

March 31st 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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So, remember how SoulCalibur 5 is getting monthly costume DLC starting next month, and how we were absolutely positive it wouldn't be what we were expecting? Well, turns out this first pack is actually exactly what we expected, in that it's mostly random goofiness and fanservice.The new array of co...

March 18th 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments