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Nintendo Download for Nov 16, 2017

Nintendo Download for Nov 16, 2017

We all had to expect a downtick in the week to follow and that's what we have here this week in direct comparison. That said, there's some stuff to enjoy on those Switch's this week. The highlight in undoubtedly the arrival of Skryim, a first for a Nintendo console....

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PSN Picks for the Week of Nov. 14

PSN Picks for the Week of Nov. 14

A long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I preordered the follow-up to 2015’s gorgeous but slim Star Wars Battlefront. The sequel includes a long-asked-for single-player campaign and robust multiplayer that spans every era of the Star Wars saga. However,...

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Nintendo Download for Nov 9, 2017

Nintendo Download for Nov 9, 2017

HOLY $@#% what a week on that Nintendo Switch eShop. It didn't dawn on me until I put them all in one list, but this might be the best 3rd party eShop week for a Nintendo system ever or at least in years. Let's start with the return of Rockstar on a Nintendo console...

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PSN Picks for the Week of Nov. 7

PSN Picks for the Week of Nov. 7

What. A. Week. Just a week removed from a frankly light week — aside from the annual Call of Duty juggernaut — this week’s PSN releases are absolutely packed with interesting games big and small. Sadly, the newest release featuring my favorite speedy blue hedgehog,...

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Ratchet & Clank: Back To The Beginning

Ratchet & Clank: Back To The Beginning

“London, let’s go back to the beginning!” – Cheryl from Girls Aloud Out Of Control: Live From The O2 2009 DVD before the “Sound Of The Underground” live performance The Ratchet & Clank series have come a long way since Ratchet & Clank in 2002. We all have a...

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Nintendo Download for Nov 2, 2017

Nintendo Download for Nov 2, 2017

Pretty good week out there on the Nintendo eShop this week. The return of 3D Sonic is undoubtedly the headliner for many a gamer this week, but Perception is the game I'm fixated on personally this week on Switch. Fellow PSVG member Josh reviewed and enjoyed...

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Halloween MadNESs: Maniac Mansion (1990)

Halloween MadNESs: Maniac Mansion (1990)

Alright!  Last Halloween entry for 2017!  Here we go... In the 80’s, Lucasfilm Games (later to branch off in the 90’s to who we now know as LucasArts) had built up a reputation as a quality games studio and were growing in fame for a number of adventure...

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PSN Picks for the Week of Oct. 31

PSN Picks for the Week of Oct. 31

There is nothing releasing this week on the PSN that I will ever play. While Call of Duty World War II is coming, I have come to the realization that I am just no good at Call of Duty, to the point it isn’t fun to play. The rest of the week is largely unappealing as...

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Halloween MadNESs – Sweet Home (1989)

Halloween MadNESs – Sweet Home (1989)

When it comes to the survival horror genre, a few popular franchises come to mind for most gamers; in-particular, Resident Evil and Silent Hill.  However, there is a game that predates these entries by several years.  Released by Capcom in 1989 on the...

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Halloween MadNESs – Monster Party

Halloween MadNESs – Monster Party

Like in movies, horror games have long been part of the medium through the years.  From Haunted House on the Atari 2600, to 2016’s Salt & Sanctuary, horror is a common and very traditional genre, varying in style and tone.  If something like, say, Friday the 13th...

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Nintendo Download for Oct 26th, 2017

Nintendo Download for Oct 26th, 2017

It's time to... It's time to jump up in the air (Jump up in the air) Jump up, don't be scared (Jump up, don't be scared) Jump up and your cares will soar away (oohoohooh) That's right, Mario Odyssey is nearly here! There has to be some other notable release though,...

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Hob (PS4) Review

Hob (PS4) Review

Occasionally the art direction of a game is so striking, so inspired, and so beautiful one cannot help but be awed while playing. Hob, the newest adventure from Runic Games, embraces this notion and around every corner is a new canvas for the player to...

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PSN Picks for the Week of Oct. 24

PSN Picks for the Week of Oct. 24

Welcome to the biggest single week in gaming for the year. (Note: This may not be entirely true. But this Friday is baller, and that isn’t even counting the release of Stranger Things season two). While I will most likely be playing Super Mario Odyssey on the Nintendo...

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Podcast Review: Wulverblade (Switch)

Podcast Review: Wulverblade (Switch)

Seth recently tackled the hardcore sidescroller, Wulverblade, available on Nintendo Switch at this link. Don’t forget you can find us at www.playsomevideogames.com Twitter: @PSVG | Facebook | YouTube | email us: podcast@playsomevideogames.com PSVG reviewed...

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Nintendo Download for Oct 19th, 2017

Nintendo Download for Oct 19th, 2017

Tomorrow's the big day as Nintendo Switch begins to kick off it's 2nd half of first-party exclusive releases with Fire Emblem Warriors before next week's Mario Odyssey extravaganza. I'll be streaming Fire Emblem Warriors most of the weekend and hope to provide my full...

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PSN Picks for the Week of Oct. 17

PSN Picks for the Week of Oct. 17

I hear the sound of engines revving, as this is a big week on the PlayStation Store. There are a couple of interesting smaller titles — sci-fi fantasy RPG Elex, Rogue Trooper Redux and a sequel 30 years in the makings in Bokosuka Wars II — but this week is all about...

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Nintendo Download for Oct 12th, 2017

Nintendo Download for Oct 12th, 2017

The indie push over on Nintendo Switch continues this week as some spotlight titles make their arrival. Nindie spotlighted arrivals include Yono & the Celestial Elephants & Wulverblade, a very well received horror game ported over from VR, just in time for...

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