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Hand of Fate Review

Hand of Fate Review

Defiant Development was kind enough to offer a review copy of their recently released title Hand of Fate which blends together third person action combat into a card game. Fortunately, it works better than it might sound. more »

E3 2014: Microsoft

E3 2014: Microsoft

Microsoft was the first to take the stage at this year's E3 conference. If you missed it, here is a run down of everything that was shown concerning Xbox. more »

Video Game Review: Child of Light

Video Game Review: Child of Light

Despite being a long time coming, Andrew "CallmeMerry" Grys finally finished his review of Child of Light. While overall liking the game quite a bit, it did stumble in a few ways. more »

Luftrausers Review and Controversy

Luftrausers Review and Controversy

Join me as I delve into the world of Luftrausers, a dogfighting game brought to you by Vlambeer, and explore the controversy surrounding this arcade-like title. more »

E.T. Cartridges Found in New Mexico Landfill

E.T. Cartridges Found in New Mexico Landfill

More than 30 years ago, it was said Atari dumped thousands of copies of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial into a landfill in the New Mexican desert because of how spectacularly terrible it was. One of gaming's most popular myths has now been confirmed! more »

Video Game Review: Blackguards

Video Game Review: Blackguards

German developer and publisher Daedalic Entertainment tried their hands at adapting the pen-and-paper RPG The Dark Eye into a tactical RPG. Join me as I delve into the world of Aventuria with this review. Now with video! more »

“Free” Pokémon X/Y

“Free” Pokémon X/Y

Nintendo has announced a limited time deal tempting customers with a free download code for Pokémon X or Y. Here's how to get it. more »

The Restructuring of Irrational Games

The Restructuring of Irrational Games

After 17 years, Ken Levine and Irrational Games are icons in the gaming industry. But the company is being restructured and laying off nearly the entire staff. more »

Most Memorable Games of 2013: Part 2

Most Memorable Games of 2013: Part 2

In Part 2 of my Game of the Year list, I hit four of my favorite indie titles released last year: Gone Home, Guacamelee!, Rogue Legacy, and Resogun. more »

Most Memorable Games of 2013: Part 1

After hundreds of games being released over a long twelve months, these major game releases made the biggest impression upon me during 2013. more »

Design Doc: The Player-Avatar Relationship

Design Doc: The Player-Avatar Relationship

The next entry in the Design Doc series is finally finished, despite falling into an incredibly unusual mindset, I explore the relationship between players and the developers through the use of an in-game avatar. Enjoy. more »

The Fallout 4 Debacle

The Fallout 4 Debacle

The internet rumor mill is at it again; here is everything you need to know concerning Survivor 2299 and Fallout 4. more »

Jumping into the Next-Gen

Jumping into the Next-Gen

As the Xbox One and Playstation 4 continue to sell as fast as they can be produced, there is something you should consider before you purchase one. more »

Video Game Review: Roundhouse

Video Game Review: Roundhouse

Victory Point Games was kind enough to gift yours truly a review code for the iOS and Android retro brawler. Here is what I think of it. more »

Steam Reaches for the Living Room and Half-Life 3?

Steam Reaches for the Living Room and Half-Life 3?

Valve has captured quite a bit of attention courtesy of three announcements concerning Steam and their attempt to enter the living room as well as an interesting piece of news concerning Half-Life 3 (confirmed?). more »

Sony’s Pre-TGS Press Conference

Sony’s Pre-TGS Press Conference

Sony took time to make some announcements leading into the upcoming Tokyo Game Show including some interesting news for the Vita and building the PlayStation ecosystem. more »

Nintendo’s Latest Handheld: The 2DS

Nintendo’s Latest Handheld: The 2DS

Nintendo surprised everyone with the announcement of their new handheld the 2DS, the latest, but not necessarily the greatest, in the the DS family. more »

SOE Announces Everquest Next

SOE Announces Everquest Next

Sony Online Entertainment recently released Everquest Next upon the world. Here is what we know and what we should be asking about. more »

Video Game Review: Rogue Legacy

Video Game Review: Rogue Legacy

A new roguelike has been making rounds on the indie scene for a little while now. Rogue Legacy, by Cellar Door Games, was released almost a month ago and after spending a surprising amount of time with it, here is what I think. more »

WARMACHINE: Tactics now on Kickstarter

WARMACHINE: Tactics now on Kickstarter

Privateer Press Interactive has launched a Kickstarter campaign for WARMACHINE: Tactics which is off to a blistering start. more »

Design Doc: In-Game Collectables

Design Doc: In-Game Collectables

Welcome to the second edition of Design Doc wherein I discuss the effectiveness of in-game collectables and how they are frequently misused. more »

Video Game Review: The Last of Us

Video Game Review: The Last of Us

The Last of Us, Naughty Dog's most recent title, has hit store shelves and has been creating quite a stir in the gaming community. Let's take a look as to why. (Hint: it is really, really good) more »

E3 2013: Ubisoft Conference

E3 2013: Ubisoft Conference

The fifth (and final) of the E3 2013 conferences finally takes the limelight as Ubisoft presented their slew of titles coming in the not-so-distant future. Let's dive right in and see what they had to offer. more »

The Nintendo Direct E3 (Almost) Conference

Nintendo, instead of hosting a conference, opted to release a Nintendo Direct for E3 before opening their booth. Here is what you may have missed. more »

Design Doc: What is Game Design?

Design Doc: What is Game Design?

Welcome to the inaugural Design Doc post! Feel free to drop in and follow my thoughts as I dissect various aspects in game design. In this article, I will dive into what exactly game design, as a whole, encompasses. more »

Nintendo Versus Let’s Players

Nintendo Versus Let’s Players

Nintendo has made the leap and become a YouTube partner. "What does that mean," you ask? Let's find out! more »

Nvidia Project Shield Update

Nvidia Project Shield Update

If you have the desire (and spare cash) to own the soon-to-be released "Project Shield" by Nvidia, preorders are now being accepted for the $350 Android based gaming handheld. more »

My Love for Greenheart Games

Greenheart Games recently released their game Game Dev Tycoon and suffered from a huge majority of their player base playing a cracked version of their game. However, this is not entirely unexpected... more »

Video Game Review – Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

Video Game Review – Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

Ubisoft recently released the completely off-the-wall downloadable game Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. Set in the 1980s vision of 2007, Blood Dragon offers a unique blend of nostalgic content with modern convenience. more »

The Next Xbox

The Next Xbox

Microsoft is finally prepared to announce the next generation Xbox...in about a month. more »