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21 Sep 2017

“XING: The Land Beyond” (PC Review)

TITLE: XING: The Land Beyond DEVELOPER: White Lotus Interactive PUBLISHER: White Lotus Interactive GENRE: Adventure PLATFORM: PC (Steam); Also on PS4 RELEASE DATE: September 21, 2017 XING: The Land Beyond is a first-person, VR-compatible adventure game from White Lotus Interactive available for the PC and PlayStation 4. It’s a non-combat, exploration-focused game

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20 Sep 2017

“Battle Princess Madelyn” Bringing Dazzling Retro Fun in Q1 2018!

Casual Bit Games has just released a new teaser-trailer for Battle Princess Madelyn, which shattered its KickStarter goals with more than quadruple what they asked for, and is set to hit the PC, PlayStation 4, Vita, XBox One, Wii U, and Nintendo Switch in Q1 2018. The game is set in

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07 Jun 2017

Why “Mega Man Legacy Collection 2” Feels Incomplete

While the announcement of Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 only felt inevitable given the success of the first collection, this new package feels a bit incomplete to me. This time we are getting treated to Mega Man 7, MM8, MM9, and MM10, but where is Mega Man’s other 16-bit outing? Mega Man & Bass (originally released in

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24 May 2017

For a while now we’ve known that AMD’s new flagship GPU, powered by the 14nm Vega architecture, was set to release sometime in the first half of 2017. Tech analysts had suspected a formal announcement at Computex (May 30 – June 3), followed by a release sometime in June, but

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16 May 2017

Save Big with May Madness at Bundle Stars!

It’s May Madness over at Bundle Stars with deep discounts on hundreds of Steam titles! Gamers can save an extra 5% by entering the promo code MAY5 during checkout! Here’s a quick highlight of some of the awesome deals available this week!: BioShock (-75%) BioShock 2 (-75%) BioShock Infinite (-76%) Borderlands (-75%) Borderlands:

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12 May 2017

Radeon RX Vega is Coming…In Extremely Limited Numbers!

For quite some time now, PC gaming enthusiasts have been talking about AMD’s “Vega” line of GPUs. Last year, there was speculation at several tech sites that Vega would make its first appearance as the theoretical RX 490 graphics card. However, as time went on it became quite apparent that

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28 Apr 2017

Review: “Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap” (Switch)

TITLE: “Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap” DEVELOPER: Lizardcube PUBLISHER: DotEmu GENRE: 2D Action-RPG PLATFORM: Nintendo Switch ALSO ON: PlayStation 4, XBox One, & PC (June 2017) RELEASE DATE: April 18, 2017 PRICE: $19.99 (eShop) Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap and I have an interesting history together. I first encountered the game at a kid’s club at a hotel

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24 Apr 2017

What the Switch?…A Retail Experience

When the Nintendo Switch was first announced last fall, I thought it was a nifty looking device although I wasn’t sure that I’d rush out to buy one on release day. I made the decision not to pre-order the console, but as March 3 approached I decided I did want

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19 Feb 2017

Ananias: Well Constructed Middle-Ground Roguelike

Ananias by Slashware Interactive is a good middle-ground Roguelike with an excellent User Interface. While it’s not incorrect to call it a simplified Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup, it also isn’t simplified at the cost of fun or depth. Ananias is extremely accessible and quick to get started with an interface that is

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13 Dec 2016

Why I’m not interested in Final Fantasy 15

I stopped playing Final Fantasy games after I finished 10. FF10 was a fantastic, amazing game. It was terrific in many ways. Final Fantasy 10-2 disinterested me with its aspect of riffing off of 10. I heard it was very good and it was very well received. But on the

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