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  • New “Grand Theft Auto V” Trailer Launched

    0 CommentsPosted by on November 20, 2012 under Featured, News
    Following up on previous teases, Rockstar Games has released a second, longer trailer for their upcoming game Grand Theft Auto V. This new trailer shows off the game's storyline, involving heists, car chases, and train collisions. The three main characters (Michael, Franklin, and Trevor) are displayed and some details on their backgrounds and personalities are hinted at. One thing to note is how p... more.
  • Review: XCOM Enemy Unknown

    0 CommentsPosted by on November 12, 2012 under Featured, Reviews
    Back in 1994, MicroProse released the cult phenomenon XCOM Enemy Unknown (also known as UFO Defense). This alien hunting, squad based strategy game is considered one of the found fathers of the entire genre, and has since spawned endless clones on various platforms. 11 years after the last entry to the series, 2K games and Firaxis have teamed up to revitalize the venerable series, and my god hav... more.
  • Review: Qasir al-Wasat A Night In-Between

    0 CommentsPosted by on November 8, 2012 under Featured, Reviews
    From Curitiba, in the state of Paraná, Brazil, a new game studio attempts to make its mark in the gaming industry. Aduge Studios came up with Qasir al-Wasat A Night in-Between, a great stealth game that is full of puzzles and riddles, and is going to take you into the world of the Arabian nights. Based in the 12th century Syria, the adventure takes place on an ominous night inside a greedy sor... more.
  • “Dead Island: Riptide” Gets a New Character, Screens

    1 CommentsPosted by on November 6, 2012 under Featured, News
    Coming via Deep Silver's Facebook page, a new character has been revealed for their upcoming sequel, Dead Island: Riptide. The new character, named John Morgan, joins Sam B, Purna, Logan Carter, and Xian Mei from the previous game with a new skill-set and much needed firepower against the zombie hordes of Palanai. Here's Deep Silver's official word on this additional character: "A master of una... more.
  • “Dead Island: Riptide” Release Date, Pre-Orders Revealed

    0 CommentsPosted by on November 4, 2012 under Featured, News
    Publisher Deep Silver announced via their official site that they will be releasing developer Techland's big sequel, Dead Island: Riptide, on April 32, 2013 in North America and on April 26, 2013 worldwide for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Windows PC. Also revealed were the bonuses for pre-order. If pre-ordered at select retailers, you receive some exclusive in-game goodies such as exclusive wea... more.
  • Review: Dance Central 3 (X360)

    0 CommentsPosted by on November 2, 2012 under Featured, Reviews
    Developer Harmonix's Dance Central 3 is a great example of the Kinect's potential, and the Kinect as a platform doesn't have many flagship titles. Most games are either a travesty or better played with a controller. There aren't very many games that feel like a truly unique experience that only a peripheral like Kinect could bring to life. The Dance Central series is the rare exception ... more.
  • iPhone App: Plants vs Zombies

    0 CommentsPosted by on October 30, 2012 under Featured, Reviews
    I have to admit, I've got addicted to tower defense games since Orcs Must Die! 2, and I've been searching for a good alternative for iOS. The answer was pretty clear since Plants vs Zombies is pretty well-known among the tower defense fans. While searching for good games with low cost, intuitive and fluid game play, I have found this one a great choice. From the pretty well-known PopCap Games, ... more.
  • “Grand Theft Auto V” Release Date Confirmed

    2 CommentsPosted by on October 30, 2012 under Featured, News
    Via their official site, Rockstar Games has announced that their hotly anticipated new entry into their long-running Grand Theft Auto series, Grand Theft Auto V, has been confirmed for a Spring 2013 release date for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Pre-orders begin on November 5, 2012. Now, this has been rumored for the last couple days because of a leak or two out of Europe, but this is the fir... more.
  • Halloween Special: Top 10 Greatest Horror Games of All Time

    1 CommentsPosted by on October 30, 2012 under Featured, Reviews
    Survival Horror games are a genre that has been in existence almost from the beginning of gaming, but the name was first coined by Resident Evil way back in 1996. We here at GripYaJoystick love a good fright, and have compiled a list of some of the greatest Horror games of all time to get you in the Halloween mood this Wednesday!   10. Doom 3 Whilst not a Horror game as such, Doom 3 mak... more.
  • Cyberbullying – R.I.P Amanda Todd

    50 CommentsPosted by on October 14, 2012 under Featured, News
    This post breaks away from the norm of gaming news and reviews however, cyberbullying is something that's becoming more and more apparent. Even whilst play xbox, playstation or even the simple facebook games. I used to go into schools and teach about internet safety, how to be protect yourself online, and how to deal with those cyber bullies. Unfortunately not everyone gets to go to these sort of ... more.
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