PROFILE:

I've been a computer gamer since the mid 90s and have been a writer at Gaming Trend since late 2004. My primary interests are RPGs and turn-based strategy, and Japanese imports.

Posts by Jason Ballew:

Get Some Mad Vampire Men Diaries With Need For Speed The Run

by 2 years ago

Having big name actors show up in Electronic Arts Need for Speed¬†games really isn't anything new, we've been seeing them ever since Brooke Burke showed up back in Need for …

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World Series Special – Out of the Park Baseball 12 50% Off

by 2 years ago

Just because baseball season is (mostly) over doesn't mean that it's time to stop playing baseball games, right? ¬†OOTP Developments certainly seems to agree with this sentiment, and have announced …

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Whacha Gonna Do When The Third Street Saints Run Wild Over You?

by 2 years ago

If you're dealing with the problems in Steelport between the Syndicate and the Saints, you call upon the forces of STAG, the Special Tactical Anti-Gang unit. ¬†Launching from their flying …

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Did SimCity Cause Herman Cain to Create The 9-9-9 Plan?

by 3 years ago

For those of us who follow politics, we've heard about Republican presidential nominee Herman Cain's '9-9-9' tax plan, which calls for 9% tax rate on personal income, businesses and sales. …

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Namco Bandai Announces ‘Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch’, Collaboration Between Level 5 and Studio Ghibli, Coming to North America in 2012

by 3 years ago

In news that should please any avid PS3 fan of RPGs, Namco Bandai announced today that they will be bringing what may be the most beautiful PS3 RPG in existance: …

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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2: Innocent Sin

by 3 years ago

Atlus has been bringing over some of the quirkiest (and best, in many cases) Japanese RPGs to the west for twenty years.¬† One of their hallmark series has been Shin …

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Bioware Unleashes Dragon Age II: Mark of the Assassin

by 3 years ago

Remember the contest that we held recently, giving away keys to the new Dragon Age II DLC titled "Mark of the Assassin"? ¬†You do? ¬†Great, because Bioware has announced that …

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Ace Combat Assault Horizon Flies To Retail

by 3 years ago

It's Tuesday, and that means that another batch of new games is unleashed upon the gaming public. ¬†With the end of the year approaching, we all know that this means …

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Atlus Unleashes The Cursed Crusade Demo Upon Xbox Live and Playstation Network

by 3 years ago

Just in time for the game's launch in two weeks, Atlus has announced the release of The Cursed Crusade's demo on Xbox Live and Playstation network. ¬†The demo covers the …

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UFC Undisputed Cover Athlete Chosen

by 3 years ago

Many times, the cover to a game is a marketing decision, decided based on the type of game it is, as well as where it's being released. ¬†Some games will …

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Insane New Trailer Shows Off Modern Warfare 3

by 3 years ago

I'm not particularly a fan of shooters or the Call of Duty series as a whole. ¬†I have to give props where it's due though. ¬†The story and cinematics for …

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Did You Think The Sims 3 Hated Cats? Think Again!

by 3 years ago

The last set of screenshots that Electronic Arts sent over for The Sims 3: Pets¬†were all about dogs and horses, leading some to believe that they just really hated cats. …

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