Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Review: Polished, but Short

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Price: $29.99 System(s): PS4 (Also for PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360) Release Date: March 18, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Konami (Kojima Productions) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Violence, and Strong Language Metal Gear is one of those series that provokes mixed responses. Some people more »

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will be more modest than Borderlands 2

was, for lack of a better word, ridiculously ginormous. Sprawling across the entirety of Pandora, the game had hours upon hours of sidequests and fun stuff to explore. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will, however, be slightly more modest.

Victory in Europe funded not by bonds, but Kickstarter

When it comes to big wargames, it’s tough to strike a balance between “big enough” and “playable in a sane amount of time”. Columbia Games’ elegant block system plays well at a small scale, but will have its limits tested with Victory in Europe, a game that will cover the European (and West Asian, and North African) aspects of what will hopefully be the biggest war humanity has ever gotten into. The Kickstarter project promise is for a game playable in a few hours. I’ve played my share of wargames that would take longer than the actual war they represent, but I’m confident the veteran game designers at Columbia won’t have that problem.

Knights of Pen and Paper +1 for iOS free tomorrow

From AppleTell Knights of Pen and Paper +1, the delightfully hilarious retro game where you play old-school RPGamers will be free tomorrow in the iOS version. The game loops through different geeky universes as your players meet NPCs who realize how ridiculous their requests are, "monsters" from 80s video games, and otherwordly gods who resemble the heads of modern gaming companies. Read the full post on AppleTell »

Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff is corporate manipulation pretending to be a game

I had my doubts about Family Guy: Quest for Stuff when it was announced. I immediately pegged it as the Family Guy version of The Simpsons: Tapped Out. After all, it shares the same basic premise of a city being destroyed and you having to rebuild it. I wanted to give this game a fair more »

Hands On: DC Deckbuilding keeps fighting evil with Heroes Unite

We aren’t just about video games here at GamerTell. My nerdy travels find me playing board games, ccgs and really anything that seems interesting. The DC Comics Deckbuilding Game (yes, the name is bland) is getting a lot of love in my gaming group right now. A brand new expansion, Heroes Unite, released in February more »

Marvel Heroes introduces Team-Up feature

Comic book buffs know that there’s seldom just one hero running around when a major crime happens. As many heroes as there are per block in Marvel Manhattan, villains should attack just about anywhere else. They never learn, however.  In honor of the longstanding tradition of hero partnerships, Comic-themed MMO Marvel Heroes has introduced Team-Ups. more »

The Son of Crawmerax Borderlands 2 DLC has been released

From AppleTell Truth be known, I didn't know Crawmerax had a son. I didn't even send a card, and now he's all ready for his very own Borderlands 2 DLC. Sir Hammerlock vs. the Son of Crawmerax is the 13th DLC for the widely popular Borderlands 2—part 5 of the Headhunter series—and is being released simultaneously with the PC version. Read the full post on AppleTell »

Demon Gaze Review: Endearingly Average

Title: Demon Gaze Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita Release Date: April 22, 2014 Publisher (Developer): NIS America (Kadokawa Games and Experience Inc.) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Fantasy Violence, Language, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, and Use of Alcohol was a surprise. When it was released in Japan back in January 2013, nobody really expected very much from more »

Dark Souls II players aren’t dog people

It’s always fun when games roll out their online statistics. We get to see who’s doing what to who with what items, and what’s popular and unpopular. Or, in the case of , how popular it is to kill dogs.

How To: Get a Kitten Kid in Conception II

If you’re anything like me, one of the things you’re most excited about in is the ability to make Star Children that are nekomimis. That is, they’re kitten kids. They’ve got cat ears and tails, which makes them about 25% more adorable than the usual Star Children. Fortunately, Conception II makes getting one of these more »

PlayStation Vita Pets: Puppy Parlour is now out for Android

Earlier this month we learned PlayStation Vita Pets would be coming out June 3. That’s almost two months away, and Sony wants to gives us a taste of the game right now. Introducing PlayStation Vita Pets: Puppy Parlour. This is a new mobile game that’s currently available for Android. The iOS version of the game is coming next week. more »