Playable Games at NYCC

Last year a lot of video game companies showed up to NYCC to give us hands on, and preview coverage to their games.   Unfortunately many of the large companies that were here last year like Sony and Microsoft aren’t showing up.  I was hoping to get my hands on Titan Fall, but it doesn’t seem like it’s going to happen.  When I arrive at the con, the first thing I will probably do is head straight for the Ubisoft booth to try out Watch Dogs.

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Wii U Review part 1

After getting my hands on Nintendo’s latest hardware at NYCC I wasn’t planning on buying it, but being the technophile that I am, the new shiny precious was calling.  For those not in the know, the Wii U is basically the Wii 2.  It’s backwards compatible with all of your Wii controllers, and games, but it adds a new touchscreen tablet, and HD graphics.  I’m pretty sure my Wii U will get way more use than my Wii has, which I’ve used on average once a year since launch 6 years ago.

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition hands on at NYCC

Back in the day on the original PlayStation, I used to love fighting games.  Tekken 3 was one of my favorites.  Later I played Tekken Tag Tournament, and other subsequent Tekken games, but I never got into them as much as I did with Tekken 3.  My love, and skill with all fighting games has declined over time as they have gotten more and more complicated.  Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition makes playing these types of games fun again for me. Continue reading