All Posts by: Mike Murphy

By Mike Murphy, October 11, 2012 0 VG Review

Gamers currently live in a world dominated by the modern military shooter. We have the Call of Duty, Medal of Honor, and Battlefield franchises making tons of money on today’s theaters of war and the soldiers who fight the battles… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, October 4, 2012 0 Videos

The basic information behind the tragic backstory of new Assassin’s Creed protagonist Connor has been well known now for months. However, Ubisoft has decided to give some visualization to that history and a little more insight thanks to the brand… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, September 27, 2012 0 Videos

The Boston Tea Party is known far and wide as the catalyst that set off the American Revolution, where colonists sneaked into Boston Harbor dressed as Native Americans and dumped tons of British tea into the water below. But according… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, September 27, 2012 0 Videos

[ORIGINAL STORY] Before players jump into the shoes of magic-wielding, time-bending assassin Corvo in Dishonored in just over two weeks, Bethesda Softworks has begun a brand-new Web series intended to bring a little backstory to the game and its setting:… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, September 24, 2012 0 VG Review

It’s a true shame that for the third time in just 18 years, the National Hockey League has decided to lock out its players in the midst of a heated dispute over a new collective bargaining agreement. The current rift… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, September 14, 2012 0 VG Review

Two years ago, Transformers: War for Cybertron delivered a worthwhile videogame adaptation to the oft-mishandled Transformers property.  In spite of the fast-paced shooting action and a great multiplayer mode, the title’s issues – sub-par AI and a lack of visual diversity… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, September 13, 2012 0 GN

ArenaNet and NCSoft have revealed that just two weeks after its launch, Guild Wars 2 has sold over two-million copies. The number is certainly impressive considering that the last major MMO to hit the market, Star Wars: The Old Republic,… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, September 13, 2012 0 GN

Despite Nintendo announcing months back that the Wii U will support two of its new GamePad controllers for play, the peripheral will not be sold separately in North America. Though this seems that Nintendo is robbing players of the full… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, September 12, 2012 0 GN

Nintendo has confirmed on its official Twitter that the price and date for the Wii U, the first next-generation console, will be revealed tomorrow during the company’s latest edition of Nintendo Direct. The broadcast will be hosted by Nintendo President… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, September 10, 2012 1 GN

A new report has revealed that there was a time when Electronic Arts talked with Valve about a proposed buyout of the creator of Steam — one that EA was apparently willing to split with over $1 billion for. The… Read More »