Author: Mike Ryan

Mike Ryan is a Staff Writer who has been playing video games ever since the Atari 2600. He loves fighting games, survival horror, and he sure plays a mean pinball.

PAX West 2017 Notebook: Nintendo’s Nindies Summer Showcase

Nintendo brought a fresh batch of Nindies games into the spotlight today during their Nindies Summer Showcase. Over the span of 22 minutes, a ton of new indie games were announced for the Switch during a rapid-fire, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it stream. Luckily, I had my handy notebook ready, so here’s a complete breakdown of the games that were shown. (more…)

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The Games of August 2017

We’re into the dog days of Summer now, but the video game industry is planning a rather robust round of new releases for the next four weeks. Sure, Madden NFL 18 will officially kick off the end of the Summer as it does every year, but we’re also getting wild new games from Telltale, Sega, Ubisoft, Naughty Dog, and Ninja Theory.

If you’ve ever wanted to see a Sonic game made by fans, an Uncharted game without Nathan Drake, or a Mario game with a gun, then now’s your chance… (more…)

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Warpback: What We Played in July 2017

There weren’t very many new games to talk about this month, but the Warp Zoned staff definitely spent the last four weeks replaying some old favorites.

But wait! We also found time to talk about new releases like Arms and Diablo III: Rise of the Nercomancer (I just got that)… (more…)

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The Games of July 2017

The cupboard looks pretty bare for the seventh month of 2017. Everyone’s talking about Splatoon 2 (don’t forget that one-day-only demo on July 15), but there’s not much else to get excited about. But we’re gamers at heart and we’re going to try… (more…)

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Warpback: What We Played in June 2017

The Warp Zoned staff paid close attention to this year’s E3 Expo, but there was also plenty of games to be played at home in between all the jaw-dropping trailers. If you want to read hear us gush some more about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Injustice 2, and Friday the 13th: The Game, then please read on. But we played some other games last month too… (more…)

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Sony at E3 2017: Spider-Man Gameplay Trailer and 2018 release date revealed

Sony closed out their 2017 E3 Press Conference with a brand new gameplay trailer for Insomniac’s upcoming Spider-Man game. The playthrough showed off some of the webhead’s signature moves, as well as using upgraded web shooters in both stealth and combat mode. The pace quickly shifted from slow and stealthy to action-packed fights, then to jaw-dropping setpieces as Spider-Man pursued an out-of-control helicopter. And true to Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, the trailer featured a really cool stinger.

Marvel’s Spider-Man hits the PlayStation 4 in 2018.

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Sony @ E3 2017: Marcus is the star of Detroit: Become Human’s latest Gameplay Trailer

During Sony’s E3 Press Conference, the publisher showed off a new trailer for Quantic Dream’s Detroit: Become Human, which gave us a better idea of the game’s story. This trailer introduced audiences to another renegade android, Marcus, who becomes self-aware and leads a revolt with his fellow androids.

As shown in the trailer, Detroit: Become Human will feature drastic decisions with game-changing events. However, we still don’t know when the game is slated to hit the PS4, as no release date was announced.

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Sony @ E3 2017: New God of War trailer reveals Early 2018 release date

As expected, Sony released a new trailer for God of War, starring Kratos and his son, during their E3 Press Conference. The trailer shows Kratos using an axe instead of his mainstay chains, and showcases a new batch of amazing setpieces that’ll fit right with the franchise’s finest. Check it out above.

God of War will hit the PS4 in Early 2018.

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