Michael Rougeau

Michael Rougeau

Mike Rougeau is a journalist and writer who lives in Los Angeles with his girlfriend and two dogs. He specializes in video games, technology and entertainment. He once got third place in a Destiny tournament.
Articles
Gaming

Never fear: Next episode in Telltale’s ‘Walking Dead’ game series due in March

The third episode of Telltale's The Walking Dead: Season 3, titled "Above the Law," will arrive in March, the developer announced. The episode will follow the release of season 3 as a physical retail disc.
Gaming

She’s as cold as ice: New ‘Street Fighter V’ character Kolin arrives February 28

The second character in Street Fighter V's season second of character DLC, an icy combatant named Kolin, arrives February 28, with four more characters to follow. Capcom has promised additional character news every other month.
Gaming

‘Nioh’ beginner’s guide: Everything you need to know that the game won’t tell you

'Nioh' isn't friendly to new players, but getting into it is worth the investment. Thankfully, these tips should make it easier to find your footing, whether you're trying to play with a friend or wondering what a "kodama" is.
Gaming

A hard reality for Oculus Rift: Best Buy pulls VR kiosks from 200 Best Buy stores

Nearly half of the Oculus Rift demo stations in Best Buy stores are being shut down, the companies have confirmed. Apparently, the stations weren't getting much use, according to a report.
Game Review

‘Nioh’ Review

Brutal and inspired, Nioh takes the pain of Dark Souls to new heights.
Gaming

Developer shows off ‘Final Fantasy XIV’ gameplay on Microsoft’s HoloLens

A Twitter user has demonstrated what Final Fantasy XIV looks like with support from Microsoft's HoloLens augmented reality headset, putting the menus and inventories in AR space around the screen.
Gaming

Blizzard creates cross-game economy for ‘WoW,’ ‘Overwatch,’ and ‘Hearthstone’

Blizzard announced that World of Warcraft players can now exchange WoW Tokens, which can be purchased for in-game gold, and then spent on items or bonuses in Blizzard's other games.
Gaming

Overcome stage fright: ‘Rock Band VR’ will let you join a virtual band in March

Harmonix announced that Rock Band VR, the game that will let Oculus Rift owners join the cartoon band of their dreams, is out soon. Players with a Rift headset and Oculus Touch controllers can pre-order it now.
Gaming

Think 'Resident Evil 7' was tough? Try beating it in hard mode with only a knife

Resident Evil 7 has one mode that is harder than the rest: Madhouse. And, naturally, one player has already conquered it with only a knife, the game's weakest weapon by far. Watch the full run here.
Gaming

Powerful “boost mode” for old games hidden in latest PlayStation 4 update

The PS4 version 4.50 update has one feature Sony didn't mention: A "boost mode" that soups up old games on the PS4 Pro. Sony has since issued a statement about the mode, which is a Pro exclusive.
Gaming

'Pit People' is a funny turn-based battler in Early Access

'Pit People' isn’t quite sure what it wants to be, but it is funny, and that’s a start.
Gaming

New line of toy cars are sure to get ‘Rocket League’ players revved up

The rocket-powered cars from Rocket League are getting their own replica toy line, but the Rocket League "Original Minis" won't be rocket-powered. They're set to launch this spring.