Justin Mienkiewicz

Square Enix closes its servers to conserve power for the sake of Japan

You can say what you want about Square Enix when it comes to how they handle their games but one thing is certain, they are run by some classy guys.  In the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that have hit Japan over the past few days, Square Enix is shutting down it’s online games (Final Fantasy XI and XIV) in order to conserve power to support its country. Quoted from Square En...

Katamari Damacy rolling up your webpage

Katamari Damacy is an amazing, creative and unique game.  Those of you who haven’t played one of the games yet or don’t like the franchise, shame on you.  Much like my asteroids hack I did a while back, there is now a clever hack floating around that allows you to control your very own Katamari on your webpage, able to roll up anything and everything. One caveat, you must be using Chro...

Killzone 3 patch 1.04 is out now

Those of you who have played the Killzone 3 open beta and are now playing the full game have probably noticed that there is no difference between the two, save for being able to play more than one map.  Up until now, Killzone 3 has still had every bug, glitch and error that was present in the beta.  It’s fairly obvious that Killzone 3 was rushed out the door before it was truly finished (whi...

10+ hours of Dynasty Warriors 7 gameplay

Dynasty Warriors 7 doesn’t release in the west until March 29th, but it released earlier this week in Japan.  Those eager to get a glimpse of the game need wonder no more, as a Japanese player has recorded over 10 hours of them playing and, to my knowledge, are streaming it right now.  To make it short, DW7 looks beautiful and the character re-interpretations and upgraded level of detail rea...

Worms 2: Armageddon Review

Game: Worms 2: Armageddon Developer: Team 17 Publisher: Team 17 Genre: Strategy Price: $14.99 Platform: Xbox 360 XBLA – (Reviewed), Playstation 3 PSN Release Date: July 1, 2009 (Xbox 360) September 8, 2010 (Playstation 3) Worms 2: Armageddon is a sequel to Worms on XBLA.  Worms is a pretty recognizable franchise that has existed for well over a decade, getting its start on the PC.  Not much ...

Play Daft Punk on your keyboard

Specifically, Harder Better Faster Stronger.  This is actually pretty cool, it’s a small website with a virtual keyboard up on the screen that allows you to play “Harder Better Faster Stronger” by either pressing the buttons on the screen or pressing the keys on your keyboard.  For those who haven’t heard the song, it’s pretty great and simple to play since it’s...

Mass Effect fanmade song – Commander Shepard

I can’t believe I just found out about this.  There is a fanmade song about the iconic Commander Shepard from Mass Effect…and it’s actually pretty awesome.  The song was done by MiracleofSound and the video was done by MandaloreMovies and both come together for an awesome music video tribute to the main character of the Mass Effect universe.  The song has a very 80’s feel t...

PixelJunk Shooter 2 Review

Game: PixelJunk Shooter 2 Developer: Q-Games Price: $9.99 (USD) Platform: Playstation 3 (PSN) Genre: Arcade/Shooter PixelJunk Shooter 2 is a direct sequel to PixelJunk Shooter, one of the latest series of games from the PixelJunk universe.  For those who aren’t aware of what the game is, at its core it is a 2D shooter that tasks you with navigating dangerous environments while rescuing survivors. ...

Atari’s digital line-up

Atari has a trio of action-packed titles ready to be released upon the masses for PC, PSN and XBLA. First up we have Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime.  Sanctum of Slime has the player in the role of a rookie hired on by the Ghostbusters to help rid New York City of ghosts and ghouls.  The game is a top down action shooter, much like Gauntlet from the days of yore.  The game can be played with up to ...

What Mario Kart would be like in real life

Ever wonder what Mario Kart would be like if it existed in real life?  Youtube user Freddiew wondered the same thing and made this pretty awesome video depicting such a thing.  The production values are pretty good, special effects look pretty realistic and the whole video is pretty comical.  Check it out!

Killzone 3 post-beta list of updates

Those of you who played the Killzone 3’s open beta know that it had it’s fair share of problems, both bug related and balance related.  Teams were often lopsided with 10 players on one team and 5 players on the other, players corpses acted as brick walls that would allow none to pass, constant “your faction has won” glitches which would result in unplayable games. If you we...

New videos of Gameloft’s launch titles for Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

Gameloft has taken the reigns with the new Playstation Phone, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, announcing 10 games to be launched with the new device.  Two of those games, Asphalt 6: Adrenaline and Star Battalion, are revealed here. [pro-player width=’530′ height=’253′ type=’video’]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUeBXWot_WE[/pro-player] Asphalt 6 looks to be an ar...

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