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5 games publishers ruined with greedy microtransactions

Microtransactions are a relatively new concept in gaming, which means they’ve had a teething period. We explore all the ways publishers have learned not to use microtransactions because their customers stopped playing.

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ABZÛ is basically Journey 2

Saying that ABZÛ is a spiritual sequel to Journey would be like saying a green apple is the same thing as a red apple. While they may seem the same and share similar elements, when you look deeper, they’re both relatively different games. That’s the feeling I had midway through my initial playthrough of Giant …

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You won’t believe how hard these 9 games flopped after launch

Games are overhyped and under-delivered these days. Come with us on a journey through a land of broken promises and unfulfilled dreams as we explore a list of games that flopped so hard after launch, most gamers don’t even remember them.

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Amiibo has now made Nintendo over half a billion dollars

Amiibo has been a runaway success for Nintendo. Despite some early skepticism from the gaming world, the NFC-enabled figures are selling like hot cakes. In fact, they are selling so well that Nintendo has made over half a billion dollars in revenue on Amiibo since the figures launched two years ago. That’s en extra $250 …

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Those mini consoles aren’t by SEGA

Mini consoles are fairly popular. I’m sure most of you have seen them at some point while browsing your local supermarket’s game section. They’re the ones that are a little ways away from the current crop of consoles, have an enticing image of popular mascots and pray on kids who shop by box art and …

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7 features we hope to see in PS4 firmware 4.0

Yesterday morning, Sony announced the beta for PS4 firmware 4.0. The beta begins in August with an expected launch later this fall. With a new firmware means new features (twice a year), so we decided to cook up a list of what we hope to see in the PlayStation 4’s newest update. 1. Folders Being …

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7 Most Offensive Games Ever Released

Everybody loves a good controversy, but these games had their fair share even before they were released. Check out the top X most offensive games to ever been released.

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5 remasters we’re still waiting on

A lot of games are getting remastered these days, yet there are some we’re still feverishly waiting on. Below, are just a few of them. 1. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Sony has a history of featuring games for all ages on their consoles. Three years into this generation of consoles and neither Sony, nor …

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6 Pokemon Go myths BUSTED!

Pokemon Go is taking over the world, but there’s a lot of misinformation out there. Don’t get caught following bunk advice. We’ve busted some of the most prevalent Pokemon Go myths we’ve seen on the Internet.

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5 problems with Pokemon GO

Pokémon GO is sweeping the nation by storm. You can barely navigate the Internet without running into something Pokémon to related. You can barely navigate real life without running into someone playing Pokémon GO, if you’re in the city. ! As popular as the game is, that doesn’t mean it’s perfect. In fact, it’s far from …

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8 crazy things that have happened to Pokemon Go players

Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm, which means some pretty crazy things have happened to players around the globe. A body, an attempted murder suspect, and even a stabbing. You can’t even make this stuff up.

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GameFans Podcast #23: T-minus One Week remaining

[Download] / [Subscribe on iTunes] PlayStation 4 is less than one week away. The editors of PS4Daily, XboxOneDaily, and WiiUDaily talk about the upcoming launch. They also find time to talk about what’s wrong with Nintendo’s marketing strategy and why Capcom is likely releasing the Xbox One exclusive Dead Rising 3 with 720p resolution and …

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GameFans Podcast #22

[Download] / [Subscribe on iTunes] Nick is back for episode #22 alongside Mark and Ashley as they discuss all things Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft. Week 2 of the Daily sites’ Mega Contest is underway, a resolution discussion to save the world (should 1080p be the standard by now?), and both Ubisoft and Microsoft squash exclusivity …

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GameFans Podcast #21

[Download] / [Subscribe on iTunes] Here is the 21st episode of the GameFans Podcast, featuring the editors of XboxOneDaily and WiiUDaily. Unfortunately, I was sick for this episode and could not attend (tears from eyes, nose, and mouth not pretty). Let’s see if they covered the PlayStation news with respect and decency. 03:00 – Nintendo …

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GameFans Podcast #18.5: Pokemon, Xbox Leaks, and PlayStation Preorders

[Download] / [Subscribe on iTunes] In case you’re wondering why this is title episode #18.5, it’s because this is the addendum podcast to the other one earlier this week. You can now expect the GameFans Podcast to go live every Thursday (once we get Mark’s MacBook Air camera working again, talking to you Apple!) with …