• 20 2018 August

    Trials of The Blood Dragon 2LP Vinyl Impressions

    We’ve seen a huge influx in vinyl releases of video game scores over the past few years and with good reason. Games have some of the most moving and creative musical tracks of any medium....

  • 16 2018 August

    The Importance of Shenmue, 19 Years Later

    Ever since I was a small child, I’ve enjoyed video games. They were a fun little distraction to help pass the time whenever my neighborhood friends weren’t home, it was a rainy day, I was...

  • 27 2018 July

    Desert Child Interview

    I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with the creator of the upcoming RPG racer ‘Desert Child‘. From eating ramen and live fish, to taking a long, long holiday; we talk about it all....

  • 26 2018 July

    We Need To Talk About No Man’s Sky

    Every now and again a game appears that sparks instantaneous hype and expectations. No Man’s Sky arguably had the most explosive reveal in video game history. A short but striking premier at E3 2014 had players...

  • 24 2018 July

    Lab Zero Developer Interview

    I recently had the pleasure of having a short chat with Lab Zero Games, the team behind the lovely Skullgirls and the highly anticipated Indivisible. Here’s what they had to say. Console Monster: You’re based...

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First 10 Minutes of Guacamelee 2

August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

With the release of Guacamelee 2 nearly upon us, we bring you a special treat. Drink Box Studios has allowed us to record and release the first ten minutes of gameplay! A little something to...

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We’ve seen a huge influx in vinyl releases of video game scores over the past few years and with good reason. Games have some of the most moving and creative musical tracks of any medium....

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The Importance of Shenmue, 19 Years Later

August 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ever since I was a small child, I’ve enjoyed video games. They were a fun little distraction to help pass the time whenever my neighborhood friends weren’t home, it was a rainy day, I was...

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Wailing Heights – Sing-a-long Launch Trailer

August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wailing Heights, a gorgeous hand-drawn comicbook adventure, is available now on PS4! The body-hopping, musical adventure adventure game, drawn in a beautful comicbook style, let’s you possess hipster vampires, vegan werewolves and soulful zombies....

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Shenmue I & II – Story Video

August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Join Corey Marshall, the voice actor of Ryo Hazuki as he takes you on a journey to discover how the story of Shenmue I & II helped define modern gaming....

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Shenmue I & II – Characters Video

August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Join Corey Marshall, the voice actor of Ryo Hazuki as he delves deeper into the characters of Shenmue I & II....

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Red Dead Redemption 2: Official Gameplay Video

August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Captured entirely from in-game footage, watch this introduction to Red Dead Redemption 2’s gameplay in 4K....

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Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise is coming to the West on October 2, 2018! From Ryu ga Gotoku Studio, the development team behind the acclaimed Yakuza series, Lost Paradise is a high-intensity action-adventure...

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What is Shenmue? Part 3: Combat & Mini Games

August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Join Corey Marshall in the final in-depth look at Shenmue, this time exploring combat and mini games. Shenmue I & II are coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC on August 21st!...

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Desert Child Interview

July 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with the creator of the upcoming RPG racer ‘Desert Child‘. From eating ramen and live fish, to taking a long, long holiday; we talk about it all....

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Mugsters – Launch Trailer

July 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mugsters is an adrenaline-fueled, physics-based, action puzzle game where your goal is simple: Rescue the survivors, defeat the aliens, collect crystals and SAVE THE WORLD. Get ready to outrun, outsmart and out-maneuver your enemies by...

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Stay – Announcement Trailer

July 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

What would you do if a stranger’s fate rested on your fingertips? And how would you cope if every second could be the difference between life and death? Award-Winning Graphic Adventure STAY is set to...

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Vampyr Review

June 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a market flooded with wartime shooters and medieval RPGs, it’s nice to get a fresh take on a genre every now and then, and the Vampire mythology is certainly fresh. Developer Dontnod Entertainment of...

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E Win Racing Calling Series Gaming Chair Review

February 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The E Win Racing “Calling Series” Ergonomic Gaming Chair is their second series of chair to arrive at Console Monster HQ. My overall outlook of their Champion Series gaming chair was very positive, and their...

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Download R-Play from the Apple App Store Remote Play has been a welcome feature to Sony’s PlayStation 4 console. With Sony’s official Remote Play app downloaded onto your desktop PC/Mac, you can stream your favourite...

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SteelSeries Nimbus iOS Controller Review

August 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

For some, a mobile or tablet could be your only gaming device; or maybe like me, you’re finding yourself spending more time gaming on mobile than you do on your current-generation consoles. Sadly, the biggest...

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If you have a desk job, you will spend over five years of your life sitting down at a desk. You can double that amount if you game or browse on a desktop at home...

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Toast PS4 Pro Cover Review

August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

I’ve used Toast covers in the past, and they single-handedly convinced me to actually like custom console skins. I previously gave my views on the regular edition of the PlayStation 4 cover in dark wood....

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IndieBox Review: Super Meat Boy

August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Super Meat Boy is easily one of my all time favorites. Its challenging, fast-paced platforming action had me hooked from day one. So when I was told it would be receiving a special edition Indie...

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Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles Review

July 17, 2017 | 2 Comments

Not all games must revolve around a ‘failure’ system. A game over is not a requirement in a video game, as much as some would like to believe. Even combat isn’t needed if done properly....

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Trials of The Blood Dragon 2LP Vinyl Impressions

August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

We’ve seen a huge influx in vinyl releases of video game scores over the past few years and with good reason. Games have some of the most moving and creative...

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The Importance of Shenmue, 19 Years Later

August 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Desert Child Interview

July 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

We Need To Talk About No Man’s Sky

July 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lab Zero Developer Interview

July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

8 Games From The E3 Of Our Dreams

June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

E Win Racing Calling Series Gaming Chair Review

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