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How To Make Uncharted 4 Better Than Uncharted 3

  Dear Reader, It’s no secret that I thought “Uncharted 3″ was just a little underwhelming, so with rumors that “Uncharted 4″ is more than likely in the works, I thought I should take a second and point out what I want to be different the next time around. God knows I love the franchise, [...]

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Games That Involve So Much Urine, You’d Think They Came From Germany

You know, it wasn’t that long ago that I mentioned a series of urine based games that were involved in the UK, with the hopes of garnering more curio-seeking patrons to various taverns. Now, we’ve got some samples from Japan. I wouldn’t have taken the time to report on a similar product, were it not [...]

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11 Predictions for the PS4

Well folks, the new year is upon us, and for us here at Padinga, that means one thing… getting our Video Game P&P* License re-certified. (*Press and Punditry; and no, there really isn’t such a thing. It’s called satire.) So to prove ourselves as official Pundits At Large, I give you… Our Official Predictions for [...]

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The Ten Best Multiplayer Shooter Maps of All Time

  Dear Reader, Shooter maps come and go, but every now and then one sticks out in your memory; it’s almost like a place you’ve really been. This article will list what I think are the ten best shooter multiplayer maps, and by “best” I mean “most memorable.” I’m not going to argue they’re the [...]

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Trying to Quit Star Wars: The Old Republic? Too Damn Bad!

So it has been one month (!) since the launch of BioWare’s first MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic.  Time flies when you’re having fun, huh?  What’s that?  You aren’t having fun with SWTOR?     Yes, it seems there are several issues plaguing the young MMO already, causing players to rage on the game’s [...]

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Dr. Noh’s SOPA Box

Yesterday was an amazing day. For all it faults, sometimes the internet can be incredible. The solidarity against SOPA & PIPA was worth admiration. In regards to gaming, it’s still very troublesome that the ESA still supports SOPA. Here’s a stance that make sense to me… I hope this gains traction because the ESA represents [...]

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BREAKING: Max Payne 3 Delayed 2 Whole Months

Sup gamers, We’re deeply saddened to report that Rockstar’s opus, Max Payne 3, will not see the light of day in March. Unfortunately, you’ll be popping pain killers, bullet-timing and John Woo-diving at least two months later in either late May/early June.

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NoHopeLeft.Com: First Tease of Resident Evil 6?

  Dear Reader, A viral website called “nohopeleft” has appeared online, containing many pictures like the one below. Notice the “O”s resemble the “Biohazard” logo (“Biohazard” is RE’s name in Japan). Hmmm. Is this some Chris Nolan-esque marketing ploy for “Resident Evil 6?” IGN is reporting a connection between this site and a “Raccoon City” viral site, but [...]

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Super Mario Crossover Offers Fanboy Wet Dream

Hey all. I’ve got some long ‘uns in the works, but class and work are a combination I’m only beginning to get used to again. So, to tide you over till I can complete the true news, I thought I’d share a little tidbit I came across via Machinima. I have to admit, the little [...]

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Resident Evil Retrospective: The Best (and Worst) Games in the Series

  Dear Reader, With “Resident Evil: Revelations” on the verge of release (and receiving rave early reviews), not to mention “Operation Raccoon City” looming in March, it’s as good a time as any to take a look back the history of one of gaming’s biggest franchises. Rather than just list off every game in the [...]

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Dr. Noh’s Top 10 of 2011

Cave Story+ & Cave Story 3D – PC/3DS It’s nice to know that sometimes games that deserve an opportunity to shine get that chance. Who knew this freeware Japanese creation would result in a cult following and eventually a retail release for the Nintendo 3DS? If you haven’t played Cave Story yet, it combines elements [...]

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Are Next-Gen Consoles Already Obsolete?

Wassup gamers, With the annual CES convention in full-swing in Vegas this week and a ton of tech innovations being unveiled, we have a startling fear that the next offerings from Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony are already behind the times. Yes, we know close to jack shit about what the Nintendo Wii U, Sony PS4 [...]

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Five Reasons the PS4 and Xbox 720 Won’t Appear At E3 2012

  Dear Reader, The rumor mill has been spinning wildly about new consoles at E3, but if you really look at the situation, it’s incredibly unlikely. I don’t think either the Xbox 720 or the PS4 will be unveiled at Electronic Entertainment Expo. I’m not psychic, of course, but here’s five solid reasons we may [...]

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The Ten Most Exciting 2012 Releases (And The Five Least Exciting)

  Dear Reader, If 2012 really is the year the world ends, we’re goin’ out with a bang from a gaming standpoint. As we join hands and prepare to embrace the apocalypse, let’s take a look at the ten most promising games set to release this year, as well as the five least promising…relatively speaking. I [...]

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Mario Kart and Scripture. Amazing.

  Dear Reader, Uh…just look at it. It’s amazing. I found it here.

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Kaz Hirai Becomes Commander-in-Chief at Sony

Nikkei reports today that Kaz “599 US Dollars” Hirai has been officially named President of Sony Entertainment. The position had been held interim by Howard Stringer, and it has been speculated since November of 2010 that either Hirai or TV/Camera head Hiroshi Yoshioka would take the position. Stringer, who will continue to serve as CEO and [...]

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Mother of God, They’re Still Going to Release Gotham City Imposters

  Dear Reader, In spite of a wealth of negative internet reactions (and not just me), and an unimpressive E3 booth, the formerly talented Monolith Studios and WB are insisting that “Gotham City Imposters” come out. After the recently announced delay, I’d hoped some other studio had staged an intervention and brought them back to their [...]

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Padinga’s 2011 Game of the Year Awards: PC!

As we enter 2012, it is time for that yearly tradition gamers treasure: arguing about the best games of the previous year.  Over the next ten days, the Padinga crew will be sharing their favorite games over a variety of different categories.  These categories have been designed to force our wonderful staff to pick only [...]

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3 Reasons Arkham City Confuses My Love for Chris Nolan’s Batman

I think we can all agree that the new Batman VG franchise (Arkham Asylum, Arkham City) from Rocksteady may be the freshest and best use of the Batman license since director Christopher Nolan took up the mantle in 2005 with Batman Begins. However, after playing a substantial amount of Arkham City and falling deeply in [...]

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Padinga’s 2011 Game of the Year Awards: Wii!

As we enter 2012, it is time for that yearly tradition gamers treasure: arguing about the best games of the previous year.  Over the next ten days, the Padinga crew will be sharing their favorite games over a variety of different categories.  These categories have been designed to force our wonderful staff to pick only [...]

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