Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Announcement

Disney Infinity’s Marvel expansion brings superhero characters to “the latest chapter of Disney Infinity” (a.k.a. 2.0 Edition) – Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes. This next iteration of the Disney Infinity video game, which released in August 2013 through October 2013. will include characters from the Marvel Universe.

Gorgeous New Destiny Gameplay Video Dropped Today

Today, Bungie released a new 7-minute long Destiny gameplay video, showing a group of players fighting through a Strike Mission. The hype is definitely starting to build as we’re finally seeing large chunks of gameplay as well as the weapons and abilities that your Guardian can take advantage of. Let’s hear what you have to say about the new footage.

Soda Drinker Pro is Coming to an Xbox One Near You This September

I’m not even sure where to start with this one, so I’ll get right to it.  Soda Drinker Pro, a “soda drinking simulation game” that  features interesting graphics is coming to the Xbox One in September.  Soda Drinker Pro will feature Kinect support.  You may want to take a look at the video below for more on SDP.

Titanfall’s Developers Push Out Updates and Promise Future Free Content

Titanfall was released on 3/11/14 to a shower of positive reviews.  Since then, players have logged countless hours and have made some general complaints.  Respawn Entertainment, Titanfall’s developer, has been surprisingly responsive to its fans with regard to server outage updates as well as quickly releasing game balancing and bug-fix updates.  Just yesterday, a beta matchmaking balance update was released.

Skydive: Proximity Flight Flies to Xbox Live

Skydive: Proximity Flight offers a unique skydiving sport/simulator experience using classic controllers or Kinect where players get an expanded movement range compare to real life. TopWare Interactive AG and Gaijin Entertainment used real skydiving pros in the game creation and offer freestyle, trick, route flight and adrenaline race modes plus leaderboard functions and multiplayer for $6.99 (Xbox Live exclusive).

South Park: The Stick of Truth Review for PlayStation 3

In South Park: The Stick of Truth, players explore the small Colorado town, engage in turned-based fighting, and encounter endless characters. Almost every conceivable element from the animated television series has been transferred over to this video game adaptation. In fact, developers have created an authentic simulation microcosm of the show where any player (fan or not) can visit any…

NBA Live 14 on PlayStation 4 Review

NBA Live 14 brings the basketball game series back to the court with impressive graphics, detailed player controls, and familiar EA Sports enhancements. Players get a wide range of experiences ranging from the extensive Dynasty levels to the special buzzbeater Moments (one is five seconds long).

Youtube Explodes with Excitement as Titanfall Beta Footage is Released

Titanfall’s developer, Respawn, held a media event last week in London, but there was an embargo on all video and impressions that expired yesterday.  You can guess what happened yesterday as TONS of videos and commentary showing footage from this weekend’s beta build flooded the interwebs.  Past the break, you’ll find a few choice links for your viewing pleasure.

Titanfall has Opened Beta Testing Signups for PC and Xbox One

Respawn has just opened up Titanfall Beta testing signups on the PC and Xbox One; apologies to those with an Xbox 360.  Titanfall’s website says that seats in the Beta are limited and if chosen, you’ll be emailed with further information “no later than 11:59 PM PST on Feb 17th.”  Sign up at Titanfall’s website for a chance to play!

Titanfall Beta Test Details Coming Early Next Week

Are you excited for Titanfall to be released on Xbox One and PC on March 11th?  So am I!  I cannot legally say whether or not I took part in the Alpha test, but there is a Beta test on the way!  Respawn tweeted today that Beta test details will be announced sometime early next week, so stay tuned!

Beats Music – Innovator, a Pandora Clone, or the Best of Both Worlds?

After some initial bumps in the launch road where their application was unavailable for a little while, Beats Music appears to be back to accepting new members. The initial free trial period is 7 days though AT&T customers can obtain a 30 day or 3 month trial at no cost provided the fee is billed to your AT&T account.

Is It Time to Stick a Fork in Windows Phone 8?

It seems everyone who reviews Windows Phone 8 loves it, they just “aren’t in love with it”. And Nokia Q4 2013 sales figures show a product category limping so badly it couldn’t eek out a sales gain during the recent holiday quarter.  No doubt Microsoft will keep pushing Windows Phone, but is that enough? 

Game Trading Site Goozex Seems to Be Gone for Good

I’ve loved video game trading site Goozex for more than 7 years since it launched in 2006. Initially it grew quickly as an alternative to paltry trade-ins handed out by GameStop or the cumbersome trade mechanics of early trade-site GameTZ. Goozex acted as middleman on millions of trades, but industry shifts doomed trading and now Goozex appears closed for good.

2K and Bethesda Duo Packs Release on February 11

2K and Bethesda will offer duo packs for players who missed Borderlands 2 and Dishonored or The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and BioShock Infinite for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. These treasures will cost $29.99 each (North America only) and include the base games without any downloadable content (DLC). This special team-up team will release February 11, 2014.

Technology Predictions for 2014

Technology Predictions for 2014 are here and it’s a predictable theme – new ways to offer the most popular tech. We put a lot of value in technology and media, so we don’t feel important unless we’re doing something with it…and quickly. Here are some predictions for tech trends in 2014.