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William Murphy

The Greatest Excite Bike Player of All Time (GEBPAT for short) and Editor in Chief of and

Ultra Street Fighter 2: The Final Challengers

Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers is an updated version of the 1991 fighting game Street Fighter II: The World Warrior. Gameplay is based on the Super Street Fighter II Turbo iteration of Street Fighter II, however, Ultra Street Fighter II introduces new mechanics like grapple breaks and re-tunes some aspects of the game's balance. Combo timing has also been adjusted from the original...[Read More]

Far Cry 5 release date and story details revealed

Well, they promised a big reveal, and we’ve got it here. Far Cry 5 release date and story details were revealed this AM through a press release from Ubisoft. The Montana-based open world game is launching on February 27th, 2018. It’ll be out on the PC, PS4, and Xbox One. PS4 owners will get free content with the purchase of the game, while XB1 and PC owners will be able to purchase it ...[Read More]

Poker Central is raising the stakes in Super High Roller Bowl 2017

Poker Central, the Amazon Appstore, and Zynga are teaming up for a massive buy-in at $300,000 for the Super High Roller Bowl 2017. Zynga’s coming off the heels of the successful Charity Shootout last year, and Amazon of course wants to keep dipping their toes into these sorts of sponsorships. Even Kevin Hart is getting in on the action, as he competes for the top prize of 6 mln dollars. From...[Read More]

Monster Hunter XX is coming to the Nintendo Switch

Capcom has announced that Monster Hunter XX is indeed coming to the Nintendo Switch. Whether or not it comes State-side is another story, but since most MH games tend to do so, the chances are pretty good!  More details about this version of the game will be shared at the Monster Hunter Championship 2017 on Saturday in Japan which is expected to include a Japanese release date for the game. And af...[Read More]

Talking Micro Machines World Series with Codemasters’ Matthew Becket

Micro Machines: World Series is set to launch in just a few short weeks on the PS4, Xbox One, and Steam. It’s bringing a revival to the classic top-down racer that made fans worldwide on the SNES and Megadrive. We caught up with Codemasters’ Matthew Becket, Product Manager, to chat about the game, its many gameplay options, esports possibilities, and even a chance for a Switch version....[Read More]



Injustice 2 Review

NetherRealm Studios’ Injustice 2 just might be the best fighting game I’ve ever played. There is so much content here, both as a single player experience and as a multiplayer game, that you could spend dozens of hours before you ever played through the quite excellent and cinematic story mode. An impressive roster of DC Comics heroes and villains, supreme customizability through an RPG...[Read More]

Don’t try to say it – Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception is out today on PS4.

From the press release: Originally known as Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen in Japan, Mask of Deception is a grand tale meant to enchant the hearts and minds of players in search of incredible journey. The game begins atop a snowy mountain where the protagonist awakens in an unfamiliar wilderness, surrounded by deadly creatures, with nothing but a hospital gown and a splitting headache. However, ...[Read More]

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