Adam Bankhurst

Adam has been writing about and playing video games for as long as he can remember. He is an aficionado of all things Chipotle, Disney, and Hibachi related and is the founder of Extra Life Columbus. He truly believes there is nothing better than playing games and healing kids! His favorite games include Final Fantasy VII, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Mass Effect 2, and Super Mario World.

Three Far Cry 5 Trailers Showcase Potential Allies

In addition to the Official Reveal Trailer and Launch Date for Far Cry 5, Ubisoft Montreal has provided us with our first glimpse of some potential allies for our yet unnamed protagonist. The first is Nick Rye; The second is Pastor Jerome Jeffries; Last, we have Mary May; Who are you looking forward to working with when you head to Hope County, Montana? Far Cry 5 releases on February 27th, 2018 fo...[Read More]

New Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age Trailer Released

Final Fantasy XII, originally released on the PlayStation 2 in 2006, is returning to the PlayStation 4 as Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age on July 11th, and today, Square Enix has released a trailer that focuses on and explores FFXII’s Gambit System. For those unfamiliar, the Gambit System allows you to assign rules and if/then statements to your party members. You have the ability to tell B...[Read More]

Sonic Mania Release Date Potentially Revealed

According to the European Steam Pages of Sonic Mania, the release date of the upcoming return of everyone’s favorite blue hedgehog may very well be August 15th, 2017. Shown as at the end of a revised announcement trailer, the date now shows August 15th, 2017, as opposed to the original Summer 2017.

Xbox Game Pass Now Available for Xbox Live Gold Members

Microsoft has announced that Xbox Game Pass is now available on Xbox One for all Xbox Live Gold subscribers. For those unfamiliar, Xbox Game Pass gives subscribers unlimited access to over 100 titles. These include Xbox One games and some in the Xbox 360 Backward Compatability Program. The list of 100 games will be tweaked each and every month, and as long as a game is a part of Xbox Game Pass, yo...[Read More]

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun Headed to Consoles

Kalypso Media has announced that they will be publishing Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun, a real-time tactics game from Daedalic Entertainment and Mimimi Productions, on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Originally released on Steam in 2016 to very positive reception, Shadow Tactics allows you to simultaneously control up to five characters in ancient Japan. Each of the five characters brings with ...[Read More]

New Cars 3: Driven to Win Gameplay Trailer Released

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has given us a deeper look into their upcoming title, Cars 3: Driven to Win. Obviously inspired by the Disney/Pixar upcoming film Cars 3, this title will put you behind the wheel of some of your favorite characters, including Lightning McQueen and Cruz Ramirez.

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review

The storied Mario Kart franchise has found its perfect home on the Nintendo Switch. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is one of the best and most complete packages since the original Super Mario Kart was gifted to the world 24 years ago. Containing 48 courses and 42 characters, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has all previously released DLC and adds new characters such as King Boo and the Inklings from Splatoon. Nintendo d...[Read More]

ARMS & Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct Arriving Tomorrow

ARMS, the next big first-party Nintendo Switch title, will be further explored in a new Nintendo Direct, tomorrow, May 17th, at 3:00 pm PT/6:00 pm ET. In addition, Splatoon 2 fans will be excited to hear that a new trailer will also be dropped for the sequel to the 2015 Wii U title. As with these announcements, there are no other details, but these usually provide a ton of great info, as well as e...[Read More]

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Full Reveal Trailer

UPDATE: Warner Bros. has released the full-length announce trailer for Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2! _ Previous Story Below: Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Marvel Entertainment have revealed their newest LEGO title, and it is none other than LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2. Billed as a sequel to LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, this will be an original adventure that...[Read More]

Zelda Mobile Game Reportedly In Development

Hey, Zelda fans, The Wall Street Journal has some good news for you. In a new report, it appears that Nintendo will be bringing The Legend of Zelda to mobile platforms. While no date was given, the report states it will be next in the lineup after the Animal Crossing app that is supposedly releasing sometime later in 2017. As with Nintendo’s other mobile titles, DeNA will work with Nintendo ...[Read More]

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NBA Playgrounds Review (Nintendo Switch)

It would be an understatement to say that NBA JAM & NBA Street devoured countless hours of my childhood. From preforming mind-blowing dunks, all the way to triple or quadruple alley oops, those games were fun beyond compare. NBA Playgrounds, by Saber Interactive, attempts to recapture the magic of these iconic games, and while they come close, they didn’t quite hit the target. That being...[Read More]

Official Reveal Trailer for Darksiders III Revealed

Though the reveal was leaked this morning by an early Amazon Listing, THQ Nordic and Gunfire Games have now officially announced their upcoming title, Darksiders III. The next entry in the Darksiders franchise will, in fact, release sometime in 2018 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. The first details and trailer were revealed by IGN, as Darksiders III is their IGN First title for May. This entry will tak...[Read More]

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