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Aegis Defenders Draws Near $100K Mark

As of August 23rd, Aegis Defenders was at $93,000, 114% of the original $65,000 goal. Now, as the game nears nearly a tenth of a million dollars in funding, the stretch goals for the game seem closer and closer. These goals include things such as local co-op, releases to additional platforms, unlockable achievements, new sidequests and characters, and even a live instrumental soundtrack.
Check out the handy chart to the stretch goals below.

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EarthBound – Mutton Chop Game Critiques

Mutton Chop Game Critiques is a show where I look at video games past and and present and grade them as academically as possible based on the narrative, the aesthetics, the gameplay, and how the game make one feel through those three aspects combined. This week, I’m looking at EarthBound!

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Sakurai Reveals New Outfits for Zero Suit Samus: ‘Samus in Shorts’

Super Smash Brothers’ Director, Sakurai, released a new screenshot today via Miiverse, featuring alternate costumes for Zero Suit Samus. As you can see in the image below, the new clothing is more on the skimpy side, compared to her usual outfit. Sakurai commented on the new costumes, explaining that they were very last-minute. He also noted that the character designer is female. For the full story and screenshot, click below.

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Three Reasons Why I’m Excited for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Multiplayer

The multiplayer portion for the next installment in the Call of Duty franchise was finally revealed at Gamescom. Sledgehammer games has a huge task on their hands. Not only do they have to prove that they can make Call of Duty games on their own, but they also have to find a way to get people excited about Call of Duty again while keeping it somewhat familiar. After seeing their multiplayer reveal, I think they are definitely on the right path. If you haven’t seen the trailer yet, watch it here.