Jul 5, 2011

Review: Nintendogs + Cats

By Paul Hunter

As the best-selling first-party franchise on the Nintendo DS, Nintendogs was a shoe-in to get a sequel and Nintendo was smart to bring it out on their brand new Nintendo 3DS platform. As if owning and raising a virtual puppy wasn't already cute enough in 2D, the introduction of the third dimension adds even more charm to this franchise, and it's really the closest you'll ever get to owning a dog without, well, actually owning a dog.

Jul 2, 2011

Review: LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean 3DS

By Paul Hunter

There's no denying the popularity of the LEGO video game franchise. They're cute, witty and with pick-up-and-play controls they perfect games for the whole family. If you have any young buccaneers in your home you might want to consider picking up the Nintendo 3DS version, which packs all the fun of its console counterpart, but also adds some pretty neat 3DS exclusive features. Let's take a look at what this game has to offer.

Sony Names The New PSP Remaster Engine

By Paul Hunter

Have you heard? PSP games are being remastered for the PlayStation 3, and now the middleware technology that bridges the two platforms has a name: the PSP Engine. The first PSP game to be ported to the PS3 is going to be Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD, at least in Japan, and when it comes out expect plenty of graphical enhancements.

Jul 1, 2011

Top Video Game Picks For July 1-15, 2011

By Paul Hunter

The summer is heating up and so are the games.  Here's a run-down of the titles I'm looking forward to getting some hands-on time during the first half of July:

Sony Offering Limited Time Bonus Months For PlayStation Plus Subscribers

By Paul Hunter

Happy Birthday Canada -- and PlayStation Plus too apparently. Sony announced this week that their premium gaming service that offers PlayStation consumers access to early demo, free and discounted games, full game trails and more, has just turned one year old. To celebrate the occasion, Sony has decided to give new subscribers, and those wishing to renew their membership, additional bonus months for a limited time.