The yearly Spike Video Game Awards have been, so far, mostly an excuse to get some celebrities to read a teleprompter telling us how much they love video games as though anyone gave a hoot about that. There would be some nice reveals of upcoming games here and there, but really it was about having some people who really sounded like they have never touched a game in their life talk about how much they love video games before introducing the winner of some award for a category created to appeal to bros.
This year sounds like it’ll be pretty different, actually, in a good way. Oh, and it airs tonight.
The PlayStation Blog dropped a big ol’ fat post today with a mega-FAQ for the upcoming PS4. I have spent a good deal of time combing through this list, so if you don’t want to read it all, I have put together some of the more interesting (to me!) questions below.
Telltale Games released information and a teaser trailer for the second season of one of my favorite games ever: The Walking Dead. The video is pretty light on details but one: Season 2 stars the character you want it to, and if you have played all through Season 1, you may very well get all goosebumply while watching.
Update: Of course we probably should have expected an English version of the video, but we didn’t have it at the time of this posting. We have added it below.
Mario has been many things over the years, changing from frogs to clouds to raccoons via power ups, and just when we thought Nintendo couldn’t think of anything else, he’ll now be able to change into an adorable cat. But that isn’t the end of it, as this new video from Nintendo’s Japanese Youtube channel shows. In Super Mario 3D World, Mario and co. will have a ton of powers and abilities.
We have seen a few trailers about Killzone Shadow Fall showing off your new flying pet, but we haven’t heard much about the story of this game so far. I mean, you have to have SOME reason to shoot up a bunch of things, right?
A lot of us had our first big disc-based gaming experiences come from that old PSOne (I have an original PlayStation with Chrono Cross in it sitting on a shelf next to my desk right now), and with the PS4 just a few weeks away, Sony decided to make a little retrospective of the consoles they have released over the last two decades. But I am more worried for the poor kid in the video.