• Elder Scrolls Online BETA Preview

    WARNING: This review will wholeheartedly document the journey of a complete and utter noob. So the time has come… the next stage of BETA testing...

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    WARNING: This review will wholeheartedly document the journey of a complete and utter noob. So the time has come… the next stage of BETA testing for The Elder Scrolls Online has gone public. I must admit, this was a game I’d not particularly reconnoitered with interest over the year – partly because MMO’s aren’t my...
  • Games Should Make You Feel Like a Kid Again

    With all of the talk about violent videogames and if they possibly are harmful to children or cause certain people to be aggressive, I think...

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    With all of the talk about violent videogames and if they possibly are harmful to children or cause certain people to be aggressive, I think that now is as good of a time as ever to maybe slow things down a bit and take a look at the other side of gaming. You know the...
  • The Cave is the Return of the Kings of Adventure Games

    There aren’t many games that are slated for 2013 that really have me all that excited, sadly. That doesn’t mean that there won’t be some...

    There aren’t many games that are slated for 2013 that really have me all that excited, sadly. That doesn’t mean that there won’t be some really good games and that there won’t be some games that I love, because there will be probably a ton. There was one game that I was really excited over,...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Full Bore

    Looking like a combination of Terraria and the digging minigame of Okami, Full Bore is one of the most polished games on Kickstarter at the...

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    Looking like a combination of Terraria and the digging minigame of Okami, Full Bore is one of the most polished games on Kickstarter at the moment, and they even have a demo available as proof of their current investment in the game. With a sharp but simple pixel art style and solid gameplay mechanics available...
  • What Code Hero’s Failure Can Teach Major Developers

    Developers from the popular Kickstarter project Code Hero recently revealed that the team had run out of money. This was after several of them had...

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    Developers from the popular Kickstarter project Code Hero recently revealed that the team had run out of money. This was after several of them had quit higher-paying jobs in order to work on what they thought would be an educational project—and now that they aren’t earning any money whatsoever, they’re having a lousy December, to...
  • How Telltale Helped Revive the Adventure Game World

    Adventure games are not new in any sense of the word, but they have been gaining some momentum of late, best highlighted by one of...

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    Adventure games are not new in any sense of the word, but they have been gaining some momentum of late, best highlighted by one of this year’s best games, Telltale’s The Walking Dead. The Walking Dead is based on the comic which inspired the hit AMC television series and of course, it is about zombies,...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Anima – Gate of Memories

    Stemming from the intensely popular Anima tabletop game, Anima: Gate of Memories is an artistic action RPG that draws from many inspirations such as Kingdom...

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    Stemming from the intensely popular Anima tabletop game, Anima: Gate of Memories is an artistic action RPG that draws from many inspirations such as Kingdom Hearts and God of War. Their goal is to animate the complex world that the original games have crafted in such detail and create an RPG world that gamers can...
  • Why the Oculus Rift Has the Upper Hand Next Generation

    The Oculus Rift made waves with its Kickstarter campaign, amassing a huge amount of $2.4 million dollars before it finally ended. With several of its...

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    The Oculus Rift made waves with its Kickstarter campaign, amassing a huge amount of $2.4 million dollars before it finally ended. With several of its development donation tiers bought out, and the more expensive ones purchased multiple times, it’s clear that developers are looking forward to what this 3D simulator has to offer. It probably...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Days of Dawn

    With a team selected from AION, Jagged Alliance Online, Rainbow Moon, Settlers 7, War of Worlds and Lords and Knights, Days of Dawn has an...

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    With a team selected from AION, Jagged Alliance Online, Rainbow Moon, Settlers 7, War of Worlds and Lords and Knights, Days of Dawn has an incredible amount of experience backing the project. However, they are setting out to do something completely new in the world of RPG gaming. The closest the industry has to it...
  • EA Has No Grounds to Sue Zynga

    While it’s true that Zynga definitely doesn’t come up with original games, I would like to provide a counterpoint to all of the negativity surrounding...

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    While it’s true that Zynga definitely doesn’t come up with original games, I would like to provide a counterpoint to all of the negativity surrounding the company: it’s doing nothing new, it’s doing nothing illegal, and it won’t be found guilty in EA’s claims because of this. And, while creativity is the much preferred method...