Follow us on:

Earnest Cavalli

-

twitter: ecavalli

Earnest Cavalli's Latest Posts

10 Years, 10 Great Games: Earnest's picks

Throughout the week, Joystiq celebrates its tenth anniversary by revealing each writer's favorite - not "best" - games of the last decade. Aside from selecting a number one, each list is unordered. For his top game of the last decade, Contributing Editor Earnest Cavalli discusses the dark world...

Continue Reading

Titanfall explores three new maps in 'Frontier's Edge' DLC

Respawn has titled its next DLC addition to Titanfall "Frontier's Edge," which seems fitting given that the included maps drop players into wildly disparate parts of the universe. Dig Site sees squishy humans and giant, stomping mechs throw down in the wreckage of an abandoned mining site....

Continue Reading

'From Masher to Master' offers Street Fighter crash course

Hoping to attract a few new faces to the growing fighting game community, author Patrick Miller has debuted "From Masher to Master," a simple, easy to understand guide for anyone hoping to pick up the basics of Street Fighter. The 131-page tome, which can be downloaded at no charge from...

Continue Reading

GDC Europe survey finds devs flocking to PC, mobile

The European wing of the Game Developers Conference has unveiled the second annual European State of the Industry Survey, a study that suggests most European game developers see their future on the PC or mobile devices. According to the survey, PC and mobile platforms boast the lion's share of...

Continue Reading

Driveclub gets wet in new dynamic weather teasers

As if racing supercars at high speeds wasn't dangerous enough, Sony's upcoming racer Driveclub also features a dynamic weather system capable of turning a relaxing drive through the country into a harrowing, frictionless battle against Mother Nature herself. [Image: Sony]...

Continue Reading

Hackers break Mario Kart 8, vow to not aid cheaters

The most basic premise of console multiplayer is the idea that everyone has a level technological playing field, but as the above video demonstrates, Mario Kart 8 is no longer the untouched, pristine walled garden its creators intended. Though this clip is described as "very basic stuff" and...

Continue Reading

Mountain proves a hit on iOS, coming to Android, PC

Mountain, a quirky game from filmmaker David O'Reilly, has only been available for a week, but has already topped the iTunes App Store charts in numerous countries. Mountain lacks most traditional game-like qualities. There are no enemies to stomp or aliens to shoot. Instead, the game generates...

Continue Reading

Cyberpunk Half-Life 2 mod, NeoTokyo, now available on Steam for free

Five years after it debuted as a fan-crafted Half-Life 2 modification, and following a lengthy Greenlight campaign, NeoTokyo has arrived on Steam as a standalone release. Best described as an amalgamation of Counter-Strike's creeping, deliberate gunplay and sci-fi influences that fall...

Continue Reading

Report: Classically-animated Cuphead roughly '40 percent done'

Brothers Chad and Jared Moldenhauer, the developers better known as Studio MDHR, are making gradual progress on Cuphead, a run and gun shooter that borrows its novel aesthetic from the era of early Disney cartoons and the works of Fleischer Studios. According to an upcoming Killscreen feature,...

Continue Reading

PSA: Xbox Live service limited, video apps hit hardest

Xbox Live is currently issuing a service alert to notify subscribers that Microsoft's online gaming hub is having issues with a handful of video apps and even the company's own Xbox Video service. According to the alert, some Xbox Live members are unable to download Xbox Video items that they've...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Image

10 Years, 10 Great Games: Thomas' picks

Posted on Jul 10th 2014 12:15PM

Image

10 Years, 10 Great Games: Susan's picks

Posted on Jul 9th 2014 4:30PM

Image

10 Years, 10 Great Games: Alexander's picks

Posted on Jul 9th 2014 10:30AM

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW