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Publishers, stop using Free-to-play as a crutch

Free-to-play games are a dime a dozen. The majority of these games come from three different genres, FPS, MOBA and MMO. A well done freemium game works for everyone involved. Publishers will see a steady income from new purchases, while players stick around for the long haul having a blast. However, publishers are now using more »

Abyss Odyssey Review: Fade to black

Abyss Odyssey Price: $14.99 System(s): PC, (Also available for PS3, Xbox 360) Release Date: July 15, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Atlus (ACE Team) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Violence and Partial Nudity When you stare into an abyss, you are most likely to find the soulless, emotionless darkness that is pure nothingness. Atlus would like to show more »

Bear Box Media talks about its Internal Invasion

Bear Box Media recently launched their first game on the Wii U, called Internal Invasion. It is a simple, yet challenging, puzzle game that utilizes touch controls to guide a nano-bot from cannon to cannon in order to make it to an exit and cure a body’s infection. After playing Internal Invasion, I had some more »

Internal Invasion Review: All the small things

Internal Invasion Price: $4.49 System(s): Wii U Release Date: July 3, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Bear Box Media (Andy Ford) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” Everyone is getting down with the sickness. No, I am not talking about a revival of the band Disturbed. I am talking about Internal Invasion for the Wii U. With everyone getting sick, more »

Monochroma Review: Out of control

Monochroma Price: $19.99 System(s): PC (Windows, Mac, Linux) Release Date: May 28, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Nowhere Studios (Nowhere Studios) ESRB Rating: N/A Great storytelling is an art form few are able to truly master. When it comes to video games, this is even more true. Nowhere Studios decided to take a chance with Monochroma, and more »

Gauntlet throws down release date, pre-order bonuses

Warner Bros. Interactive has finally set a date for the revival of an arcade classic, Gauntlet. September 3, 2014 will be coming out party. Sound a bit tardy? Well, that’s because Gauntlet‘s last launch window was Summer 2014. Since you can’t announce a release date without pre-order bonuses, Warner Bros. Interactive put forth some details more »

Dead Island: Epidemic reaches Early Access

Deep Silver revealed a new epidemic to the world back on August 7, 2013, a Dead Island: Epidemic, that is. With this installment, Deep Silver decided to stray away from the first-person, open world, zombie party that the series is known for, and instead made Dead Island: Epidemic a multiplayer, online, battle arena (MOBA). The more »

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Helldivers fires out a release date for PS3, PS4, Vita

The wizards over at Arrowhead Studios who brought you Magicka, has announced that their new top-down shooter, Helldivers, will be released this summer on PS3, PS4 and Vita. Magicka mixed hidden combinations to cast spells, 4-player co-op and friendly fire which made for a fantastic chaotic symphony of death for everyone. And Helldivers seems to more »

The Last Tinker: City of Colors Preview: Taste the Rainbow

While most games we see these days tend to lean on the dark and dreary backdrop for their creations, Mimimi Productions wants people to see the brighter side for a change. This is where The Last Tinker: City of Color makes its entrance. The first thing that will catch your eye (or blind you depending more »

Infamous: Second Son takes a trip to Saints Row

With , Sucker Punch Productions has crafted a great superhero open-world game. From the powers the protagonist Delsin Rowe is capable of wielding, to the impressive mobility given to the player making exploring such a joy. I couldn’t help but notice something was off while enjoying my time with Infamous Second Son. It took a more »

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Roommates Review: College Life

Roommates Price: $14.99 for 1 story or $29.99 for both (PC, Mac, Linux) $6.99 (iOS) System(s): PC, Linux, Mac, iOS, Android Release Date: March 7, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Winter Wolves (Winter Wolves) ESRB Rating: N/A (I recommend a Teen rating for some sexual content, language and alcohol) Ah, the college years, where young adults figure more »

Retro City Rampage DX Review: G.O.A.T.

Retro City Rampage DX Price: $9.99 System(s): Release Date: February 6, 2014 Publisher (Developer): VBlank Entertainment (VBlank Entertainment) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, Crude Humor, Sexual Content, Use of Alcohol and Violence Two years ago, VBlank Entertainment captured many of hearts with Retro City Rampage. Practically every platform had it, and the PC version, with more »