The Swapper Review: Consequences of cloning

Title: The Swapper Price: $19.90 System(s): PS4 (Also on PS3, Vita, PC) Release Date: August 5, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Facepalm Studios (Facepalm Studios) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Mild Violence and Mild Language The question of how the mind might differ from the body is one that philosophers have pondered for ages. Neuroscientists have had more »

Experience the Full Turtle Beach E3 Booth Tour

At this year’s E3 event, Turtle Beach had a lot of new technologies to show off. Of those technologies, the most interesting to gamers is likely to be their 2014 line of headsets. Virtually all price ranges are covered, and there appears to be a range of options in functionality, too. In the video, you’ll more »

Final Fantasy III Review: A Good excuse to go back

Final Fantasy III Price: $15.99 System(s): PC (Also available on 3DS, iOS, Android, Ouya) Release Date: May 27, 2014 Publisher (Developer):Square Enix (Square Enix) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Fantasy Violence, Mild Blood, Suggestive Themes The Town of Tozus is nestled in the woods not far to the East of Dragon’s Peak, but many residents of more »

Two Minute Review: Blade Symphony

Blade Symphony is an indie title that was Kickstarted for $19,058 by the community back in 2011.At the time, PunyHumans games was primarily known for their popular Dystopia mod, and had already achieved some success sharing their original version of Blade Symphony with a small group of testers. As such, it was very possible for more »

E3 2014 Preview: Armored Warfare Venturing onto a New Path

Armored Warfare is by no means breaking new ground but it is taking strides towards refining a rather beaten path. For better or worse, Free-to-Play tank games are a dime a dozen these days so it takes a bit of ingenuity to stand out. Armored Warfare stands out. The demo I played at this year’s more »

We Might Know the PC Release Date for Fable Anniversary

The demand was there and now Lionhead Studios is officially making edition available to PC gamers. But the question that lingers is, “when?” Well, if common sense prevails, the HD remake of Fable would coincide with the 10 year anniversary of the first game. That would put the release somewhere in September of this year. more »


E3 2014: OwnPhones Earbuds Become Custom Fit Fashion Statement

When Apple released their redesign of the conventional style of headphones, they did so with the idea that ears are shaped differently from one another and the design of earbuds should be able to adapt accordingly. It’s a nice maxim, and it’s hard to refute. But when they launched their “Earpods,” it was hard to more »

Growing up Gaming: A Father’s Day Tale

  We don’t speak too frequently, but when we do, my friend Isabel reminds me in very few words just how she got to be one of my favorite people in the universe. Recently, she relayed the following quote by Mark Lawrence. Being the philosophizing food snob she is, it’s understandable why she’d have a more »

Dark Souls II Review: Face Your Fears

Dark Souls II Price: $59.99 System(s): Windows (Also available for Xbox 360, PS3) Release Date: March 11, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Namco Bandai Games (From Software) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood and Gore, Mild Language, Partial Nudity, Violence I have a friend who dreams of playing Dark Souls while he sleeps. To him, discounting certain mechanical more »

Riot Games might want you… if you’re a writer

The lore of League of Legends goes deep, but if you’ve studied up on the various character’s histories and connections, and just so happen to be the creative type, there may be a job at Riot Games for you. Yes, Riot is hiring! Sound the alarm! According to the careers page, Riot is currently seeking more »


Critical Analysis Can Improve Your Gaming Experience

When played with an attention to detail, games provide an opportunity for discovery and exploration that takes a player outside the parameters that define his or her world. It’s a considerable benefit unique to the arts, and the ability of games to provide experience the way they do, puts them in the company of literature more »


Duke Nukem Actor Looking to Appear in Robot Chicken

Jon St. John, most famously known for his role as “The King,” , is looking to lend his talents to the popular Adult Swim cartoon, Robot Chicken. In a recent post to his Facebook page, Jon gauged his fans interest in his appearance on the show. In case you’re having trouble reading what he said more »