Author: Double-Jump

Holiday Gift Guide 2012 – Double-Jump’s Picks

Double-Jump spends his day double-jumping over users’ IT HelpDesk requests so that he has more time to double-jump in games. He enjoys double-jumping in PC, console and mobile games. His element resides mainly in Shooters, RPGs, and Fighters with a hint of the miscellaneous. The only time he sits still is when he gets his hands on a gadget. » Double-Jump shares his picks for this holiday season.

One Size Fits All – Afterglow Universal Headset Review

PDP takes a swing at the multi-peripheral market with their universal stereo headsets. The headsets support Xbox, PS 3, Wii, Wii U, PC, and mobile devices. There are wired and wireless variants that come in blue and green. Here we look into one of their wired units, the AGP.1.

Gametel Enhances Mobile Gaming

After seeing Fructel’s Gametel at CES 2012, I was eager to see the device in action personally. See my preview coverage of Gametel here. Repeating from my previous article, the device is compatible with Android devices running Android 2.1.1 Éclair or later, Apple iPads running iOS 3.2 or and iPhones supporting iOS 4.0 or later. Once the device is paired with a phone or tablet, it automatically connects once powered on. It is compact, supports...

New York Comic Con 2012 – Venture Bros Roundtable

Royal Flush Magazine sits down with “The Venture Bros.” pioneers to discuss their Halloween special, after discussing a couple of other topics such as: suits, Gamergal’s hideous cell phone case, Liam Neeson, and the art of journalism. In the video, Jackson Publick (Co-Creator, Writer, Producer, Director, and voice of Hank Venture) and Doc Hammer (Co-Creator, Writer, Editor, and voice of Doc Hammer).

Lose Sleep Playing – Sleeping Dogs Review

  Thanks to a playable demo in San Diego Comic Con, I was sure to keep my eyes out for this one with the multi-platform game’s release mere weeks away. You play as undercover cop, Wei Shen, in Hong Kong as you try to take down the Triads from the inside. The sandbox world of Hong Kong is highly detailed, lively, interactive and populated. You scramble through crowds, pivot over counters, and hop fences as...

20 Hit Combos from your Android – KOF Android Preview

Trying to get a more vintage fighting game experience on your Android? Are you riddled with Google Play clones of your favorite fighters of yester-year? Or maybe you’re in a moral battle with yourself as consider installing the emulator for SegaPlayTendoBox-360. Well, SNK Playmore just threw their most recent current-gen fighter, KOF XIII, straight into the smartphone fray.

Gametel makes your phone a true “hand-held”

Fructel showcased their bluetooth controller geared specifically for smartphones and tablets. The device is compatible with Android devices running Android 2.1.1 Éclair or later, Apple iPads running iOS 3.2 or later and iPhones supporting iOS 4.0 or later. Once the device is paired with a phone or tablet, it automatically connects once powered on. It has the traditional Super Nintendo 6-button gamepad layout (D-pad with 6 front facing buttons, 2 of them being your start...

KOF Done Right – King of Fighters XIII Review

So it looks like my personal favorite fighting game series decided to make a real attempt at a game after their last console release of KOF XII. The effort was quite apparent with King of Fighters XIII. The game immediately shows you the depth that was missing in its predecessor with an assortment of modes. The game is still the traditional 2D fighter and has the unique and interesting artwork from the previous game. The...

Battlefield 3 is Good Company

As soon as I turned on the game I was immediately stunned by its beautiful presentation. Every time you think you’re watching some hi def prerecorded cinematic, you then realize that you are experiencing the actual physics and sound of gameplay. The main story’s characters are life-like in their emotions, their expressions and their movements. The campaign and multiplayer maps are vast and defined. The sounds of explosions vibrate through you and if you’re a...

NYCC 2011 – Mass Effect 3 on the Floor

At New York Comic Con, I got my hands on a Mass Effect 3 demo. The mission in the demo involved saving a Krogan female from Cerberus. Spoiler….Don’t anxiously anticipate your first sight of a female Krogan – long story short, all you get to see is her eyes… Mordin played a sort of 3rd party role throughout this mission which makes one wonder if he will be an actual usable character in this game....

Looking for that Dream Game – My Ideal Action RPG

I play pretty much anything that shows up on the screen.  But if I were to define my gaming style, I would say that I am a fan of both Fighting Games and Action RPG’s (MMO or not). I’m particularly a bit of a completionist especially when it comes to those Xbox Fighting Game achievements. I have to remind my friends where they stand: off in the distance behind me, somewhere near that falafel stand....