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TMNT Shredder’s Revenge Review

Growing up I was a massive Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fan, and yes I mean the old show. I’m part of that generation, where we would get personal pan pizzas from Pizza Hut and even bought the musical album they put out as well as the tour video…I had it all, tons of figures, bed sheets, and video games. The Ninja Turtle video games have always held a special place in my heart, especially the arcade ones. Back when arcades…

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Dungeon Defenders: Awakened Review

Dungeon Defenders: Awakened is co-op Tower Defence combined with epic Action RPG combat. Which to me definitely sounded like an odd blend for sure. Back in the day when I would do a lot more PC gaming, I would often really enjoy tower defence games, something about them was relaxing and almost therapeutic. This is not quite the same. While at it’s core foundation it’s definitely a tower defence, you select the types of traps, shields, whatever you ...

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New Playstation Plus Subscription Model Launches today!

Sony’s new subscription model is live in both North and South America today! Are you still confused with the new structure and pricing? If so, we got you covered. First up is Playstation Plus Essential – this is basically what Playstation Plus was already, access to online gaming, exclusive discounts, cloud gaming and a couple of free games monthly for PS4 and PS5.  There are no changes for anyone in this plan already and pricing remains the ...

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Microsoft Reveals New Controller and Plans for Pride Month 2022

Microsoft and Xbox have released a new controller option over at the design lab to celebrate pride month 2022. While similar to the one they did last year this one offers a bit more detail allowing you to customize this design that brings together 34 different community flags into one design. It will be available for purchase via the Xbox Design Lab starting June 9 and will be available year-round.   In addition to that they are also doing the…

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Sony announces next State of Play for Thursday June 2nd and more!

After being quiet for the past few months we finally have some insight on the next State of Play!   Tune in on Thursday June 2nd 3pm PT/ 6pm ET for nearly 30 mins of trailers and announcements. From the press release it illudes to focusing on third party developers and PSVR2 development. Expect to see a handful of new announcements/reveals as well as sneak peeks at things currently in development. Could we see any other surprises or will sony…

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Rainbow Six: Extraction Review

New Mexico: An unidentified Russian Soyuz capsule crashed and triggered an epidemic. Ground zero was the city of Truth or Consequences. Rainbow HW launched an operation outbreak with the goal to collect data and contain the deadly disease.

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Sniper Elite 5 Review

In the upcoming Sniper Elite 5, The award-winning series returns as Karl Fairburne fights to uncover Project Kraken in 1944 France. With enhanced kill cam, the genre-defining authentic sniping has never looked or felt better as you battle across immersive maps to stop the Nazi war machine in its tracks. Much like its predecessors Sniper Elite 5 brings the action in the most stylistic and brutal way it knows how. The series has been known for its kill cam, ...

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My Universe: Green Adventure – Farmer Friends Announced

From the creators of the My Universe series (School Teacher, My Baby, Cooking Star Restaurant) comes the next installment in the extremely kid-friendly series Green Adventure – Farmer Friends. Releasing June 30th on Nintendo Switch and available digitally on PS4/PS5 and Steam as well, it’s time to break out the overalls and dust off your gardening tools! In what appears to be following the traditional farming game storyline: You’ve inherited ...

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Bugsnax getting a “Big” Update

From the Playstation Blog: Hey Playstation fans! I’m Kevin Zuhn, creative director at Young Horses. If you haven’t heard, Bugsnax is getting a free update soon called the Isle of Bigsnax, and the release is tantalizingly close. Given that, I thought I’d take some time to dive into the delicious details of five new features coming to Bugsnax. Exploring a new island The titular Isle of Bigsnax is a whole new biome to play in, twice the size of any…

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A closer look at vinyl soundtracks for Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, Ghost of Tsushima, and Returnal

From the Playstation Blog we get a new (and beautiful) look at three upcoming vinyl soundtracks from some of last year’s greatest games! It is said that good things come in threes, and today is no exception.  We at PlayStation are thrilled to spotlight our latest trio of vinyl soundtrack releases, brought to you by our friends at Milan Records: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Ghost of Tsushima: Music from Iki Island & Legends, and Returnal. Ratchet ...

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