It is easy to ignore that the gaming industry’s corporate skeleton is as cold and stiff as any other. Despite engaging in the business of fun, the ebb and flow of our beloved pastime is dictated not by fanatic devotion or creative passion, but by the unwavering severity of the bottom line. We can effortlessly … Continue reading Ubisoft’s Passionate E3 and the Pain of Hostile Takeover
E3 is a maelstrom of gaming news, buzz and hype, and this year’s event did not disappoint. From the reveal of the Xbox One X, a massive array of promising games and the increasing prominence of VR, E3 2017 packed something for anyone to get excited about. But what were the event’s top stories, and … Continue reading The Biggest Stories of E3 2017
IT AIN’T BARBIE’S DREAM HOUSE We all collect something, whether it be neon colored bow ties, oversized novelty glasses, The Golden Girls trading cards, or even something as weird as action figures. Heck, some of those weirdo action figure collectors even remove their toys from the packaging and arrange them into a badass battle … Continue reading Make Your Resident Evil Collection More Horrific With Extreme-Sets’ Abandoned House Pop-Up Diorama
CUT AND RUN The Resident Evil (RE) franchise is now twenty years old, spanning multiple console generations with countless spin-offs, tie-ins, and even a live-action film series that desperately needs to be taken out back and put down. The shockingly terrible Resident Evil 6 threatened to derail the series and alienate fans, but does the … Continue reading Resident Evil 7: Biohazard REVIEW
From its opening moments, Final Fantasy XV is a game that is completely built upon the bond of its four protagonists. The game drops players into a relationship that has been seasoned and seared over many years and experiences. While supplemental material, namely the Brotherhood anime, fleshes out the individual characters and their relationships with … Continue reading Final Fantasy XV and the power of friendship
Your annual dosage of new Beyond Good & Evil rumors are finally here. The newest speculation about a new game in the series this time stems from creator of the series Michel Ancel and the artwork he posted on Instagram, which features a male engineer-looking character with a pig on top of him.
It’s that time of the month again folks. The time where gamers collectively gather all over the internet to criticize what free games they get this month. So, who plundered the other’s fanboys for all their self-worth and gratification in life? Who was the victor in July? Let’s take a look.
Opinions are wonderful, aren’t they? We all have our personal likes and dislikes, and whether we know it or not, some are just downright moronic. So, what better way is there to illustrate that point than to flaunt our own idiocy? Let’s start with some games I’m convinced are good, and then I’ll tell you … Continue reading The Ugliest of the Good and the Bad
2014 was certainly a wild year for gaming. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One both set record sales for a console’s first year on the market, reassuring gamers and “analysts” everywhere that console gaming is here to stay. Microsoft decided to release a Kinect-less Xbox One bundle after saying it would never happen. The PlayStation … Continue reading MONG’s Best of 2014 Award Winners – Part Three
It’s been a while since Ninja Theory has shown a game, but if their track record (Heavenly Sword, DMC, and Enslaved) speaks to their ability, then they’re gonna be welcomed back to the limelight with open arms. Today, at Sony’s Gamescom Press Conference, they revealed their newest title, Hellblade. I’m not sure what I was … Continue reading New IP Hellblade from Ninja Theory – Cryptic and Beautiful