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What I am Playing June 27th

Each week on Friday I like to give you a rundown of the games that I will be playing this weekend or have been playing this week. Hopefully you will hear some titles that you haven’t heard of yet and may find a game that you otherwise wouldn’t have. I also love hearing what everyone else is playing so that […]

No Pools or Toddlers in The Sims 4 at Launch

Electronic Arts (EA) is making a lot of Sims fans unhappy with their announcement that pools and the toddler stage will not be in The Sims 4 “base game” when the title launches on September 2, 2014. In an online post on the official website EA stated “while we recognize that some of you will be disappointed that pools and toddlers won’t be available […]

Fans of Blizzard’s mega popular collectible card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft may not have to wait much longer for the highly anticipated Curse of Naxxramas expansion. In a post on the official Hearthstone forums community manager Aratil mentioned that Blizzard is currently aiming for a July release date. He warned however that Blizzard “still [has] a lot of implementing and bug fixing to get through” though, but mentioned […]

Blizzard sent out the first wave of closed beta invites and has officially moved Warlords of Draenor into the closed beta stage. The lucky gamers who received an invite were sent an e-mail stating the beta will start today at 2:00 PM PST (5:00 PM EST). Participants will be able to venture through the dark portal, build their garrison and do battle against the […]

Steam Sale Must Buys 6/27

Unless you have been living under a rock you know by now that the Steam Summer Sale is going on. For those of you that have never experienced a Steam sale here is a quick rundown of how they work. A lot of games on Steam are discounted currently, but you shouldn’t go onto Steam right now and just start […]

Watch Dogs Review

Watch Dogs made a big impression when it burst onto the scene at E3 in 2012. Taking control of a city by way of hacking sounded awesome and the graphics shown in the E3 demo were gorgeous. Everyone believed this game was bound to be the next great open world title. With so much hype Watch Dogs had a lot […]

E3 News All in One Place

It took me a week, but I finally got through all the major E3 news from last week. Below are the links to the stories that will feature some more detail on the stories and have the video you can watch. If you want to get caught up on what happened last week real quick you have come to the […]

Batman Arkham Knight Gameplay Trailer

At Sony’s E3 press conference we were given our first glimpse at Rocksteady Studio’s new Batman game, Batman Arkham Knight, thanks to a 4 min long gameplay trailer. After taking the last Batman game off the studio that brought us Arkham Asylum and Arkham City is back with Arkham Knight and Batman has never looked so good. Batman and Gotham have never been this detailed and it almost makes you giddy. Watching […]

GTA V Is Coming to the PS4

To almost no one’s surprise Rockstar announced that their mega hit, Grand Theft Auto V, will be coming to the PS4, Xbox One and PC this fall. The announcement was made at Sony’s E3 press conference and accompanied with a new GTA V trailer showing off the graphics for the game on the current gen consoles. The game looks better than ever in the trailer. It’s […]

YouTube Coming to PS4

For those of you that love to record and share your videos on your PS4 good news came out of Sony’s E3 press conference. Starting this fall YouTube will be coming to the PS4, meaning gamers will be allowed to download the app and watch movies on their PS4 as well as upload their gaming clips directly to YouTube instead […]