Throwback Thursday: Win I Am Setsuna on PS4!

setsunaOne of my favorite games of 2016 was Square-Enix’s old-school JRPG I Am Setsuna, and this week we’re partying up with those Lvl 72 Summoners over at Square-Enix to give you the chance to experience it for yourself on PS4!

HOW TO ENTER
To enter, simply let us know what your favorite RPG is in the comments section below. Please include your @Twitter handle as well.

THE FINE PRINT
Winners will be selected on Thursday, February 23rd. All entries must be submitted by 4 PM EST/1 PM PST on Thursday. Please note that although anyone can enter you must be following me on Twitter to win.

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Throwback Thursday: Win The Walking Dead — A New Frontier Season Pass on XB1, PS4 or Steam!

twdanfWith Season 7 of AMC’s The Walking Dead returning this Sunday and Episode 3 of the game series coming next month it seemed like a good time to offer everyone a chance to win a Season Pass for TellTale’s The Walking Dead – A New Frontier on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 or Steam!

HOW TO ENTER
To enter, simply let us know who is your favorite Walking Dead character that has been killed is in the comments section below. Please include your platform of choice (XB1, PS4 or Steam) along with your @Twitter handle as well.

Sample Comment
T-Dog
@AnyoneButDale
PS4

THE FINE PRINT
Winners will be selected on Thursday, February 16th. All entries must be submitted by 4 PM EST/1 PM PST on Thursday. Please note that although anyone can enter you must be following me on Twitter to win.

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DLC Review: Rogue One (Star Wars Pinball)

There's just not much going on in Rogue One pinball.

There’s just not much going on in Rogue One pinball.

By: Mike Chen

Star Wars: Rogue One was the biggest film of 2016 and in many ways, the Star Wars film some fans always wanted to see. Tie-in pinball tables can only go so far in terms of representing a license, but Zen Pinball’s Rogue One table doesn’t do much with its source material, and instead feels like a generic Star Wars table without much to do.

The table’s general aesthetic is based around the film’s climatic battle of Skariff, but unlike that chaotic beach battle, there’s surprisingly little going on. Zen tables usually have a secondary platform or space, along with a dense number of theme-specific secondary activities.

Here, Rogue One has two primary ramps and then a bumper area, and that’s primarily it. The extra flippers don’t do much, and other than the occasional “hit the target” mini-game, there’s not a lot of variety.

Astute Star Wars fans will also notice that the music is taken all from the original film rather than Rogue One, which also lends itself to a sense of quick and generic design.

Voice actors are similarly generic, though the only one who comes close to the film’s characters is the man who mimics K2SO (AKA the snarky droid). Otherwise, the bland script and lifeless delivery could have been pulled from any action film.

OVERALL (2.5/5)

Rogue One is one of Zen‘s weaker efforts, both in terms of physical design and use of licensed assets. Try the other Star Wars tables, you’ll get more mileage out of those.

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Throwback Thursday: Win Tales of Berseria on PS4 or Steam!

tobAfter digging in the vault last week, this week we’re teaming up with the good people over at Bandai-Namco to give you a chance to win their brand new title, Tales of Berseria, on either the PlayStation 4 or Steam!

HOW TO ENTER
To enter, simply let us know what your most anticipated title of 2017 is in the comments section below. Please include your platform of choice (PS4 or Steam) along with your @Twitter handle as well.

Sample Comment
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
@IMightActuallyPlayMyWiiU
Steam

THE FINE PRINT
Winners will be selected on Thursday, February 9th. All entries must be submitted by 4 PM EST/1 PM PST on Thursday. Please note that although anyone can enter you must be following me on Twitter to win.

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Throwback Thursday: Win Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience on XB1 or PS4!

mgsvdeYou know what they say about the best laid plans of mice and men… well, such has been my January, a month that has been largely spent combating the stomach flu (whether in myself or my kids). I’m ready to get rolling again, however, and we’re kicking off 2017 with codes for Konami’s Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience on XB1 and PS4!

HOW TO ENTER
To enter, simply let us know what your favorite Metal Gear title is in the comments section below. Please include your platform of choice (PS4 or XB1) along with your @Twitter handle as well.

Sample Comment
MGS 3: Snake Eater
@SnakesAreTasty
PS4

THE FINE PRINT
Winners will be selected on Thursday, February 2nd. All entries must be submitted by 4 PM EST/1 PM PST on Thursday. Please note that although anyone can enter you must be following me on Twitter to win.

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