Preview: The Hobbit LEGO Game

“Well, that could have been worse.” Crash. The Goblin King falls upon the dwarves (and they still remain uncrushed). Then, a washing machine. Then, a squealing pig. Wait a moment. That doesn’t sound like the movie. Well, except for the dwarves remaining unscathed and uncrushed part. But the washing machine? What could I possibly be…

“Book of Potions” Is Now Available… But Where?

Today, the Pottermore Insider announced that “Wonderbook: Book of Potions” is now released for the PS3. It was previously announced that it would be released on November 12th (Tuesday) in North America and November 15th (today) in Europe. However, after checking Amazon.com every day since Tuesday, “Book of Potions” is still nowhere to be found. I…

Kickstarter: Obduction by Cyan, Inc.

Video games. They have a reputation. A reputation for being violent. Mindless. All reflex and no thought. Enter Myst and Riven. Both released over 20 years ago, they were the most popular PC games of their time. While Myst wasn’t my favorite, Riven, the sequel, is one of my top ten favorite video games of all…

Pottermore: Hallowe’en at PlayStation Home

Want to get into the Hallowe’en spirit? Wish you could see the Great Hall at Hogwarts decked out for the holiday? Well look no further than Pottermore at PlayStation Home! If you have a PS3, you can access PlayStation Home for free. From the main screen, navigate to “PSN”, then PlayStation Home. You may have…

Review: “Ouya”? More Like “Ew, No”

I’m sorry. That pun was too great to resist. And it’s not entirely true. I love the idea behind the Ouya console. However, the reality isn’t as awesome as it could have been. Let’s talk about the pros of the idea, then the cons of the reality. Ouya, An “Oh, Yeah!” Idea The television gaming universe…

Why Wii U Should Have Been Wii 2

The Wii U is arguably the greatest flop in Nintendo history, released six years after Nintendo’s greatest success story, the Nintendo Wii. While the Nintendo DS has sold more units, Nintendo has profited more by the Wii due to its higher price. However, Wii U sales have been lackluster by comparison. Yesterday, it was announced that…