• Divinity: Original Sin Review

    Funded with Kickstarter is more than a promise these days, with titles like The Banner Saga, Shadowrun Returns, and Broken Age now available for download...

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    Funded with Kickstarter is more than a promise these days, with titles like The Banner Saga, Shadowrun Returns, and Broken Age now available for download at your local Steam client, it is safe to say the effects of the Kickstarter fever, which exploded years ago, are starting to be felt.  The latest Kickstarter game to...
  • When Games Get Stuck in Development Hell

    Development Hell.  This mystical place is a haven of paper pushers, idea men, and marketing gurus all standing around a giant, oblong, finely polished wooden...

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    Development Hell.  This mystical place is a haven of paper pushers, idea men, and marketing gurus all standing around a giant, oblong, finely polished wooden table, passing their papers back and forth, trying to figure out what to do with an idea in which they’ve sunk too much money.  “Development Hell” is a term that...
  • Star Wars Battlefront 3: Should Only Focus on Sequel and Original Trilogy

    Electronic Arts and DICE are currently making the next installment of the Star Wars Battlefront video game franchise–Star Wars Battlefront 3. Rumors are emerging about...

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    Electronic Arts and DICE are currently making the next installment of the Star Wars Battlefront video game franchise–Star Wars Battlefront 3. Rumors are emerging about the production for the game (via MakingStarWars.net) and which the Star Wars films the game will cover. Details have not officially been revealed by EA or DICE. However, the rumors indicate...
  • I’ll Admit It, The PlayStation 4 Is Incredibly Impressive

    The most honest way that I can discuss this upcoming generation of consoles is to say that I’ve been seriously considering putting together a moderate...

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    The most honest way that I can discuss this upcoming generation of consoles is to say that I’ve been seriously considering putting together a moderate PC for next to my television and to utilize Steam’s Big Picture Mode in lieu of dropping a bunch of money on different consoles and expensive games. One of the...
  • Top 5 Super Mash Bros. Wii U DLC Character Wish List

    Nintendo is gearing up the DLC machine for one of the bigger hits for the Wii U in Mario Kart 8. The latest DLC packs...

    Nintendo is gearing up the DLC machine for one of the bigger hits for the Wii U in Mario Kart 8. The latest DLC packs announced are great additions for the game. Now that there is a clearer picture of the final character roster for Super Mash Bros., I put together an early character wish...
  • Why Sony’s Tongue Control Patent is Making History

    When Sony first patented its unique tongue controls, many of the comments and discussions were skeptical about its applications. Is that some tool for gamers...

    When Sony first patented its unique tongue controls, many of the comments and discussions were skeptical about its applications. Is that some tool for gamers to finally ‘experience’ dating sims? Some terrible gimmick for their next console? One step closer to controlling games with our mind? It obviously doesn’t have the advantages of an actual...
  • CheeseMan

    CheeseMan is one of those newer games with a retro feel that really works.  The game simply feels good to play, from the polished graphics...

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    CheeseMan is one of those newer games with a retro feel that really works.  The game simply feels good to play, from the polished graphics and clean coloration to the hand-drawn feel.  The funniest thing about this game is how hardcore it really is.  You play through 40 levels of cheese grinding, wall-scaling action and...
  • Dungeon Rampage

    Few games are able to take the fast paced and exciting action found in action games and present it in a game that is playable...

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    Few games are able to take the fast paced and exciting action found in action games and present it in a game that is playable on Facebook. However, Dungeon Rampage tried to do this exact thing, and for the most part succeeded. This game is simple, but it allows players to fight through dungeons with...
  • Shootmania Storm

    Listen up grumpy old gamers, it’s time to grab your easy-open arthritis medicine, glue your toupees on extra tight, and buckle up for some old...

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    Listen up grumpy old gamers, it’s time to grab your easy-open arthritis medicine, glue your toupees on extra tight, and buckle up for some old school shooting!  These punk kids today with their Battlefields and Calls of Duty are all a bunch of spoiled little sissies!  Back in the old days, we knew how to...
  • Making The Game Should Be Enough

    What consumers expect from a video game has changed over the last thirty years. In the 80’s there were cloth maps and thick manuals in...

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    What consumers expect from a video game has changed over the last thirty years. In the 80’s there were cloth maps and thick manuals in every box. When slim CD cases became the standard packaging, players stopped expecting pack-in items beyond a tiny manual. Since hard drives were added to consoles Downloadable Content has become...