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Historical sword-fighting game Clang has officially been axed, developer Subutai Corporation announced yesterday. The game earned $526,125 on Kickstarter in July 2012 and according to creator and sci-fi novelist Neal Stephenson, the developer did eventually deliver on a prototype of the game as pro...

September 19th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The folks behind the Man at Arms video series and makers of replica weaponry from games and films are at it again, this time with a Pokemon look-alike. The latest Man at Arms video shows the creation of the Pokemon Honedge, a new creature introduced in Pokemon X and Y that resembles a sword with a...

March 11th 2014 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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SoulCalibur: Lost Swords will launch this spring on PSN, Namco Bandai (soon to be Bandai Namco) announced today. The launch window for the free-to-play fighting game is for Europe and Australasian regions; no word on a North American release date as of yet. It was originally expected in winter 201...

February 7th 2014 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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Many of the combat forms in Age of Wushu are fully capable of inflicting grievous bodily harm without a weapon, but that doesn't mean you can't hack at people with sharp bits of metal. And there are a lot of variants on the core principle of "sharp bit of metal," as displayed in the latest develo...

March 8th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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It takes over a minute and a half for Raiden to pull out his sword in this new Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance trailer released tonight ahead of E3 2012. But once he does, it's definitely worth the wait. Raiden's return will be playable during E3 next week, and we'll be there to take his blades for...

June 1st 2012 at 2:10am 0 Comments
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click to see the sabery screensIf using the Wii Remote and MotionPlus to control a sword sounds like the sword of thing you'd be into, you should consider Majesco's new game Swords -- because that's basically the whole game. Swords, developed by Panic Button, is a time-traveling arena combat game...

April 29th 2010 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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Amidst all of the Final Fantasy XIV news, it would be understandable if players had a bit of a harder time remembering what holidays are coming up in the venerable Final Fantasy XI. But it would be very sad to miss out on this one, the time-honored Feast of Swords that gives everyone a chance to s...

April 21st 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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You can't really wrap up, say, a +1 sword in Dungeons and Dragons Online. But that doesn't mean it makes a bad gift. After all, for some of your friends it's cheaper to ship and more relevant to your friendship than a fruitcake. You can't always trade the important things in MMOs, but even as the g...

December 13th 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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A few readers sent us this post over at Border House that has laid bare (heh) the oft-mentioned differences in armor between the genders in World of Warcraft. While there are some exceptions, in most cases, the exact same set of armor (like this chestplate above) shows up as much more skimpy on fem...

December 6th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Man, for all of the great games on the iPhone already (I've been really enjoying Lexitron lately), what we really need is a good old-fashioned, both complex and charming RPG. Arcade games are fun and all, and they just keep getting better, but what the iPhone really needs is a sink-your-teeth-in fan...

October 15th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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I only slightly mentioned this back on the podcast, I think, but there was a fairly interesting change that snuck in the patch notes on 2.4.2: lots of formerly main hand weapons have become one-hand weapons. There are a couple of theories poking around about why this could be -- dual wield is first...

May 15th 2008 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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No husky loot this week -- with a name like "the Great Apocalypse," this sword is nothing but badass.Name: Jin'rohk, the Great Apocalypse (Wowhead, Thottbot, Wowdigger)Type: Epic Two-hand SwordDamage/Speed: 380-570 / 3.70 (128.4 DPS)Abilities: Equip: Improves haste rating by 45, which will hel...

May 9th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments