Thoughts On: Darkest Dungeon

I realized that I haven’t done many Thoughts On in a while. It’s not because there aren’t upcoming games that I want to talk about, because there are, like Insomniac’s cartoony and personality-filled Sunset Overdrive, The Creative Assembly’s Alien Isolation, and a ton of indie games I would love to talk about, but I have … Continue reading

Thoughts On: Final Fantasy XV

The Tokyo Game Show 2014 has come and gone, and there were a lot of great games shown off during the event. You had the prologue gameplay of Ori and the Blind Forest, a trailer for Bravely Second, the sequel to Bravely Default, Dragon Quest Heroes, more information about Bloodborne, the newest game in the … Continue reading

Kickstarter Shout-out: Witchmarsh

With downloadable games like Valiant Hearts: The Great War taking place in World War I, I think it is time that game developers start using different settings within the games they are creating. I think many gamers are getting sick and tired of the usual future, post-apocalypse, and modern day settings. I hope we can … Continue reading

Kickstarter Shout-out: The Way

Back during the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis days, the cinematic platformer was a unique genre for the gaming masses. You had games like Flashback, Out of this World, Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee, and Heart of Darkness: games designed with the focus less on storytelling, and more around enveloping you in the game’s world. Sadly, because … Continue reading

Kickstarter Shout-out: SUPERHOT

Since shooters are one of the biggest selling genres in gaming these days, the gaming market is flooded with them. Unfortunately, it is getting harder to say why your shooter is different from the others. Sometimes shooters make their identity with either unique gameplay mechanics or having the focus on storytelling and enveloping you in … Continue reading

Kickstarter Shout-out: Popup Dungeon

A couple of weeks ago I visited my best friend in Seattle, and one day he, his friends, and I all decided to play Pathfinder, a tabletop RPG that I liked the idea of…but my first experience with it wasn’t the most exciting introduction to the game. I have seen many people play Pathfinder at … Continue reading

Three Demo Impressions From SXSW

I was at the interactive technology part of South by Southwest this past Saturday. This is the third time I have been to this part of the multi-day event. I know the big focal points of this event were the Mario Kart 8 demos and the press events, but I always like to go to … Continue reading

Thoughts On: Revolution Software

As far as retro adventure gaming from the 80s and 90s goes, you played adventure games made by either Sierra or LucasArts. Of course, after seeing the popularity of these games, other companies decided to throw their hats into the ring and try to make their own adventure games to take the crown at being … Continue reading