AERENA Clash of Champions Preview

I was asked if I would be interested in trying out an early release of AERENA Clash of Champions, a turn-based tactics game from Cliffhanger Productions, available now on Steam Early Access.  Being a huge fan of games like Fin...
by John
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Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD

Lasting First Impressions Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation was first released on the PlayStation Vita back in October of 2012, and I did our usual Lasting First Impressions of the game back then.  I was impressed with th...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 86

The One with the Technical Difficulties With CES happening this past week, we discuss most of the gaming news that came out of it: PlayStation Now, a boatload of Steam Machines announced, a new Oculus Rift prototype, and some u...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 85

The One with the 2014 Forecast Happy New Year! After talking a lot about our favourite 2013 game releases over the past few weeks, it’s time to look forward to what’s coming in 2014.  As the new generation of conso...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour’s 2013 Game of the Year Awards

Over the past few weeks, we have taken The OMG! Hour podcast through a Countdown to the Game of the Year with 10 different categories.  We discuss at length our personal nominations and then decide which games deserve the wi...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 84

The One with the 2013 GOTY Countdown, Part III This is it! Our final Game of the Year show and our final show of 2013.  This week we return with four more categories to choose winners for.  We even discuss your picks for Game...
by Sean
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Gran Turismo 6

Lasting First Impressions Sony’s premier driving simulator returns in Polyphony Digital’s Gran Turismo 6, exclusively for the PlayStation 3.  The previous game in this series wasn’t a highly respected title, ...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 83

The One with the 2013 GOTY Countdown, Part II Here we go. It’s our second Game of the Year show with four more categories to choose winners for.  Listen as Jeff and Sean discuss each of the games that get their nominatio...
by Sean
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Beyond: Two Souls

Lasting First Impressions Quantic Dream isn’t in the video gaming industry to make great video games. They’re in it to make the best of interactive movies.  Since Heavy Rain hit the PS3 and simply blew everyone awa...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 56

The One with the Showdown It was a big week for us gamers and on this week’s The OMG! Hour we spend the entire show dissecting all of the E3 press conferences.  Microsoft, Ubisoft, EA, and the explosive Sony conference. ...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour: Game of the Year Awards

Over the past few weeks, we have taken The OMG! Hour podcast through a Countdown to the Game of the Year with 9 different categories.  We discuss at length our personal nominations and then decide which games deserve the w...
by Sean
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Holiday Gifts for Geeks

What do you get the gamer or geek in your life for the Holidays if they’ve already got everything they want? Don’t be silly, they will never have everything they want.  Below we take a look at five different gaming related...
by Sean
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Primordial Beauty

Lasting First Impressions of Primordia Developed by Wormwood Studios | Published by Wadjet Eye Games » Primordia is a point and click sci-fi adventure game that begins with our main characters Horatio and his side kick Crispin...
by Diana
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No Escape from Insanity

Lasting First Impressions of Far Cry 3 Developed by Ubisoft » There may be less than a month left in 2012 but that isn’t stopping people from already calling Far Cry 3 the Game of the Year.  Far Cry 3, from Ubisoft, is ...
by Sean
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3DS

Cardboard Cutout

Lasting First Impressions of Paper Mario Sticker Star Developed by Intelligent Systems  |  Published by Nintendo » Here we go! The fourth installment to the Paper Mario series has just been released for the Nintendo 3DS. Thi...
by Diana
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No Connection Here

Lasting First Impressions of ESPN Sports Connection Developed by Ubisoft » When Nintendo Wii launched in 2006, the included game that showcased the system’s capabilities and quickly became a favourite in many households was ...
by Sean
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Epic Struggle

Lasting First Impressions of Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two Developed by Junction Point Studios  |  Published by Disney Interactive Studios » Two years ago, Mickey Mouse made his way onto the Wii in Epic Mickey, with a stor...
by Sean
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Nobody Puts Sackboy in a Corner

Lasting First Impressions of Little Big Planet Karting Developed by United Front Games  |  Published by Sony Computer Entertainment » Sackboy has become such an iconic character since the debut of his do-it-yourself platform...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 29

The One with the Bad Puns » We’re only a week away from our 30th episode, featuring something new. But you’ll have to wait a week for that.  In the meantime, you can join Sean and Jeff again as we discuss this wee...
by Sean
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Super Star Strategy

Lasting First Impressions of Gemini Wars Developed by Camel 101  |  Published by Iceberg Interactive » In the hallowed halls of the 4X strategy genre you will find monuments to amazing games like Galactic Civilizations, Sins...
by Jeff
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PC

Unforgotten Realms

Lasting First Impressions of Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Developed by Overhaul Games (Beamdog)  |  Published by Atari » The original Baldur’s Gate was released in November of 1998 and has since become an RPG clas...
by Maranda
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 31

The One with the GOTY Countdown, Part I » This is it! The first of our 3 final episodes of 2012 counting down to the OMG! Hour Game of the Year show.  In this episode Sean and Jeff discuss their picks for 4 of our 11 categori...
by Sean
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A Murder Mystery

Lasting First Impressions of Persona 4 Golden Developed by Atlus » Originally released in 2008 for the PlayStation 2, Persona 4 was received to high critical acclaim, so much so that it has now been revisited and upgraded for ...
by Sean
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Player Profile: Diana Birsan

So we’ve had a new writer on the site for almost 2 months now and we figured it was time we got to know Diana a bit more.  What better way to do that than to subject her to our Player Profile questions.  Introducing the new...
by Sean
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Forza Horizon Rally Expansion Pack Available Tuesday, Dec. 18 on Xbox LIVE

The year’s biggest racing game brings the thrill and danger of rally to Colorado with new cars, terrain, and off-road racing challenge Microsoft, Playground Games, and Turn 10 Studios have announced that the “Forza Horizon...
by Sean
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The OMG! Hour: Episode 32

The One with the GOTY Countdown, Part II » It’s part 2 of our 3-part series counting down to the OMG! Hour 2012 Game of the Year show.  In this episode Sean and Jeff discuss their picks for another 4 of our 11 categorie...
by Sean
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Knights & Dragons: Rise of the Dark Prince announced for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

San Francisco, CA – December 13, 2012 – GREE today announced the release of Knights & Dragons: Rise of the Dark Prince, an all-new free-to-play game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Knights & Dragons takes play...
by Sean
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The Seven Deadly Sins

Lasting First Impressions of Party of Sin Developed by Crankshaft Games » Party of Sin, from independent developer, and fellow Canadians, Crankshaft Games, joins a plethora of Indie games that have been making a big splash in ...
by Diana
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Unbridled Imagination

Lasting First Impressions of Scribblenauts Unlimited Developed by 5th Cell  |  Published by Warner Bros. » Scribblenauts first made it way to the Nintendo DS back in 2009 and quickly wrote its way into the hearts of many gam...
by Sean
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Where’s the Party?

Lasting First Impressions of Game Party Champions Developed by Phosphor Game Studios  |  Published by Warner Bros. » Game Party now enters its fifth title in the franchise exclusively for the Wii U.  Until now, all the game...
by Sean
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