If you’ve grown up with siblings, there isn’t a time when you didn’t try to wish them away. For Max, dealing with his little brother Felix is a hassle and one day, in a fit of rage, Max used the search engine “Giggle” to find a spell that might take the nuisance away. Upon successfully […]
It was 2007 when I got my first taste. Just a quick fix to get me through the day, “Try this,” a friend said, “it’s not like anything you’ve ever had before.” He was right. Not long after my first inhale, I was higher than I’d ever been in my life. Everything was beautiful. Colors […]
After watching the development and growth of State of Decay for at least two years, it’s always a wonderful feeling to see the game release to record-breaking sales and enormous applause as it did in June. With the unique position I had of seeing the game prior to completion and then diving in head-first as […]
The history of Magic the Gathering is deep and, as fans of the card game know, is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary this year. To keep up with the times, MTG has gone digital, releasing new versions annually and this year is no different. With Magic 2014: Duels of the Planeswalkers, Wizards of the Coast is […]
When it comes to successful first-person shooters, people everywhere know to answer the call. Recently released on Xbox Live Arcade, Playstation Network and Windows PC is a different call, one with it’s own storied history: Call of Juarez: Gunslinger. Stepping away from the military simulation, CoJ:G instead uses an arcade style and presents a shooting-gallery-like combat system that […]
When 2012 began winding down, a shot from the dark took the gaming world by surprise. Far Cry 3 released to impressive reviews and fan applause, presenting a free-roam shooter that put exploration and story progression solely in the hands of the player. With dozens of tasks to accomplish, despite it’s odd, seemingly shallow story, the game […]
In the world of Ancaria, the setting of the Sacred universe, there is a deep layer of character progression and role-playing inherent to both the first and second game in the series. New downloadable title, Sacred Citadel, steps away from the isometric view of old and presents a side-scrolling, beat-em-up with mild shades of RPG. The bright colors […]
I had a massive sit-down with Signal Studios, developers of the upcoming free-to-play game Ascend: New Gods. Free-to-play is always a scary word, but I trust the studio and, after my time with the game, I’m looking forward to seeing the final product!
“Free-to-play gaming” carries a certain stigma to it, one that suggests a modicum of anti-hardcore sentiment or is seen as an intrinsic time-waster. Free-to-play is none of these things of course, but that fact has never been made more apparent than when I sat with Signal Studios at PAX East 2013 for a hands-on demo […]
Though I’m always at-risk of fanboying out at these events, I remained generally composed when I met with Undead Labs, developer of State of Decay. I’m very eager to see the final product, though the controls have me a bit concerned.