Monthly Archives: April 2016

Ghostbusters 2016 Video Game — I see dead…tie-in?

Tie-in games are a marketing-must these days.  Even when they’re terrible.   Yep, remember Godzilla? The Ghostbusters redux is out in theater on July 15.  The movie’s tie-in game comes out three days earlier.  Like John paving the way for Jesus, the game will surely inspire peoples of the world to watch the movie. Or maybe… Read More »

Tales from the Borderlands on Playstation 4 — All 5 episodes in one bundle

Tales from the Borderlands has its own bundle…finally.  All 5 episodes packaged in one hilarious romp are here for Playstation 4. Buy it on Amazon: The Telltale Games episodic take on the FPS may not be on the same plane as The Walking Dead or Game of Thrones, but it was still game-of-the-year material. Which… Read More »

Lichdom: Battlemage on Consoles — Wait, this ain’t Hogwarts…!

The only thing you need to know about Lichdom: Battlemage? This ain’t Harry Potter. No, you are a Battlemage, with serious emphasis on Battle. You kick butt and implode it at the same time. Really. It’s fun to watch and even more fun to cast. The first person caster has been out for a while… Read More »

Titanfall 2 Teaser Trailer — Try not to be a hero because heroes get whacked

The marketing blitz has begun for Titanfall 2.  The new teaser trailer shows us…. Not a whole lot. But that’s what a teaser is supposed to do, right?  Whet our appetite, let the juices flow, but not too much until the game is released…. No, not even that.  Get us uppity-up until the next trailer… Read More »

Overwatch Animated Shorts — Just Marketing, or a Lesson in Co-Existence?

If marketing is building hype, Blizzard is definitely marketing their new MMO F2P, Overwatch. They’ve already launched several top-notch trailers, now they’re hyping it up with animated shorts. And if the game is anything like the animated shorts, the game will rock. Check out a couple here: Of course, these “animated shorts” are actually 7-10… Read More »