A BLOODY MASTERPIECE
Violence has become a trope in media today. From the increasingly gory television shows like The Walking Dead to torture porn films like the Saw franchise, violence is something we are inundated with on a daily basis. On top of this, filmmakers, game designers, and showrunners continue to push the envelope further and further with the end goal of making more money and seizing more attention. Sure, one can argue that a lot of these creators are just following their vision. However, most of the time it feels as though these artists are seeking attention, and controversy tends to be an easy way to attain this. Upon first glance, it may seem as though Dennaton Games’ is trying to get attention for their gruesome game. However, after a few scenes it becomes immediately clear that there is a lot more to Hotline Miami than its gory presentation. Like the first, Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number is a gruesome and unsettling experience that demanded my attention from beginning to end.
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The PlayStation Vita turns three years old this week. Like a toddler, it’s still perfecting its coordination, and learning how to tell its own stories, but it has potential. Even though this little guy is so young, people have been singing its swansong since the Vita’s initial release. Yet, like an indestructible Freedom Wars Abductor, its health is draining slower than anticipated. The big question is what’s the Vita outlook for 2015 and beyond? Continue reading PlayStation Vita: Where does Sony’s Handheld Stand 3 Years Later
If you’ve been holding off on playing the award winning title Shovel Knight because it’s not on any PlayStation consoles, your wait will be over relatively soon! Continue reading Shovel Knight’s PlayStation Debut Finally Dated
When the PlayStation Store updates today, a slew of new games go on sale as part of the third week of the PlayStation Network’s holiday sale. Continue reading Deck the Halls with the PlayStation Network Holiday Sale: Week Three
In an unexpected, but pleasant combination, PayDay 2 is joining forces with Hotline Miami. The crossover DLC will be released on Steam on September 30th. Continue reading PayDay 2 Calls Up Hotline Miami For New DLC
What’s the fastest selling console in history? That’s right; it’s the PlayStation 4. What is one thing that will boost those sales even more? That’s right: bundles. Not everyone loves them (like Scott, he prefers the plain jane kind of consoles) but even those who like the standard consoles have to admit that the bundles sell. When it comes to Sony products, they can package more in a set than either Nintendo or Microsoft can.
Continue reading PlayStation 4 Bundles That Could Really Sell
Here are all of the games that are coming out this week in North America! Continue reading This Week’s New Releases: 8/18/14