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The Dark Eye:…

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Tabletop and video games take on many different distinctions that make it difficult to transition between the two, and The Dark Eye: Book of Heroes exemplifies this in every possible way. They rely heavily on the complexities of the tabletop game The Dark Eye, yet the entirety of the…

Dread Nautical Review…

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“My mind’s an endless storm out in the cold unknown.”   My relationship with X-Com is one of unrequited love and passionate hatred. Even though I got into the turn-based party quite late with Firaxis’ 2012 version of Enemy Unknown, I still found myself absorbed in an adventure that…
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The Innsmouth Case…

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Einstein once said, ‘The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.’ An oddly applicable statement when discussing The Innsmouth Case, a H. P. Lovecraft-themed, choose-your-own-adventure game. It’s a genre that’s often criticized for its obtuse logic and how it makes…

Beyond Blue Review…

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“Looking down into the water, it’s hard to make out your face.”   You know, it’s crazy how in all of this advancement into making games fun and educational hasn’t led into the two meeting each other for younger audiences. I highly doubt you’re going to find a pre-teen…

Ion Fury Review…

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  “Fighting a constant and bitter battle with our own overblown egos.”   At a time where nostalgia as a selling point is exercised more regularly than actual gameplay, it’s only fair to revisit what they intend to invoke for the player. Sure, DUSK might be the best thing…

Warborn: Variable Armour…

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Warborn: Variable Armour Command stimulates long-forgotten memories of a 90’s pop culture phenomena that swept over Japan and the Western Hemisphere. Giant mechanized robots fighting to the death has been a staple in the animated entertainment industry for decades, as the rise of Transformers, Voltron, and the legendary Gundam…

The Persistence Review…

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“Oh set me up with the spirit in the sky, that’s where I’m gunna go when I die.”   Just once I’d like to see a journey through the universe’s vast unknown go without a hitch in the plan. According to every piece of media not invented by Gene…

Bug Fables: The…

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In an industry whose frontline is so reliant on spectacle, it’s tough not to conflate evolution with cynicism. More than any other form of entertainment, AAA game development is relentless with casting away mechanics that are no longer at the forefront of technological advancement. On a large production scale,…

DOOM Eternal Campaign…

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“You sound real good and you play the part well, but the energy you givin’ off is so unfamiliar — I don’t feel ya.”   Man alive, 2020 is an absolute mess, isn’t it? That bloody virus, our stupid leaders powering the economy with our dusty bones, like there’s…
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Saints Row The…

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When the original Saints Row launched in 2006 you would be hard-pressed to name something it excelled at. It wasn’t necessarily a bad game, but it seemed like a pale imitation of the Grand Theft Auto series that so heavily inspired it. It wasn’t until Saints Row II when…

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Sony Considering Buying Warframe Developer Parent Company

Sony is preparing to expand their gaming division further, according to a Bloomberg report. Leyou, the Hong Kong-based firm that owns Warframe developer Digital Extremes among other studios, is the target…

July 2, 2020, 95
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The Dark Eye: Book of Heroes Review – Meet Joe Blech

Tabletop and video games take on many different distinctions that make it difficult to transition between the two, and The Dark Eye: Book of Heroes exemplifies this in every possible…

July 1, 2020, 140
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Min Min and Vault Boy Join Smash Ultimate – Impressions

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate just got updated to Ver. 8.0.0. With it comes a swathe of balance changes, but also plenty of new DLC content. Owners of the second Fighter…

June 30, 2020, 169
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Undercat Kickstarter Nearly 25% Funded

On June 23, 2020, Crytivo and Sparky Tail Games announced and launched a Kickstarter campaign for Undercat, a retro-styled, 2D action platformer. In just under a week, the campaign has…

June 29, 2020, 132

Zack Snyder’s Justice League – First Impressions

The DC Cinematic Universe has been a mixed bag since the release of Man of Steel, with one of its most controversial entries being 2017’s Justice League. The film was…

June 29, 2020, 281
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5 Changes I Want to See in Mass Effect Trilogy Remastered

So, earlier this year, EA announced that they like money (no surprises there) and that they’re extremely interested in profiting off our nostalgia by remastering several beloved games from their…

June 28, 2020, 950
Pokemon Unite Announcement

Pokemon Unite is heading to Switch, iOS and Android

Last week’s Pokemon Presents closed with a surprise – a second video presentation would air the following week. Today, Pokemon fans tuned in with fingers crossed an announcement of another…

June 24, 2020, 242

Dread Nautical Review – The Haunting of Horatio Hornblower

“My mind’s an endless storm out in the cold unknown.”   My relationship with X-Com is one of unrequited love and passionate hatred. Even though I got into the turn-based…

June 24, 2020, 263

Behind the Curtain – The End of Modern Cinema

How the mighty have fallen. What was once a night of silver screen magic and awe, has turned into $20 bags of popcorn and general disinterest. Mixed with Hollywood’s abandonment…

June 23, 2020, 252
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The Innsmouth Case Review – The Definition of Insanity

Einstein once said, ‘The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.’ An oddly applicable statement when discussing The Innsmouth Case, a…

June 23, 2020, 304