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What I Learned Playing Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth

Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth is now available, though I’ve had the opportunity to try it a while, particularly in multiplayer to round out the experience of the team member composing our review of the game. I won’t do any scoring or critiquing myself, but I’d like to share some facts for those who have made more »

Ridley in Super Smash Bros is further proof Nintendo listens

People have been asking to see Ridley in a Smash Bros for years. He’s an even more requested character than Goku, from Dragon Ball Z. While we still aren’t sure if Namco Bandai’s ties will somehow make the Saiyan playable, we now know that Ridley in Super Smash Bros . He won’t be playable, but more »

Civilization: Beyond Earth’s quests are brilliant

There’s one thing I always wanted in Civilization V. I wanted to feel like I had more control over my decisions, as though there were some sort of purpose. Civilization: Beyond Earth gives players that in the form of quests. With quests, every player gets to feel like each game could be even more unique. more »

There are no good Siege Worms in Civilization: Beyond Earth

I bet you’re expecting a Civilization: Beyond Earth review today. After all, the other sites have them up. Some minor, technical difficulties have unfortunately gotten in the way and our review won’t be online until Monday. In the meantime, I’d like to share an Civilization: Beyond Earth anecdote, if I may. Siege Worms are the more »

Costume Quest 2′s final costume is disappointing (Spoilers)

Again, just to make sure, this little piece is going to contain some big ol’ Costume Quest 2 spoilers. Like, the biggest Costume Quest 2 spoilers possible, probably. I’ll even break the text here, just in case. So, there’s a final, secret costume you can unlock right before the end of the game. It’s a more »

10 PlayStation Store Sale of the Dead games to get

If there’s one thing PlayStation console and handheld owners can count on, it’s seasonal sales. Really, it’s rare to go a month or two on the PlayStation Store without some kind of special event. Since it’s October, that means Halloween markdowns for all. A 2014 Sale of the Dead has been announced, with one bundle more »

Paranautical Activity dev threatens Gabe Newell, gets punished

Paranautical Activity launched and was removed on Steam on October 20, 2014. That might as well be the epitaph on its tombstone, because it was removed the same day. If you blinked, you probably missed it. Is that a record for a game being pulled from Steam, by the way? For those not familiar with Paranautical Activity, more »

Wolf in White Van is the perfect novel for gamers

I know you may not be the reading type, but let’s imagine you absolutely have to read a book. Maybe you’re young and have a book report due, for example. What are your options? Well, you could pick a classic and write your report from a summary online, but that’s boring and the teacher will more »

Alien: Isolation: A Beautiful place to die

Alien: Isolation is an odd beast, but so is the series that spawned it. The original, 1979, Alien film is a masterpiece of atmospheric tension that could’ve only been made when Ridley Scott was at the height of his directorial hubris, possessed with an obsession for world building. The sci fi technology of Alien seems more »

I’m pretty sure I’m a terrible Skyrim parent

Skyrim is an amazing sandbox, letting you do a number of things that don’t impact gameplay, but are hilariously fun to do. Amongst those things is adopting children. There’s not a lot you can do with the children, of course. They live in your house, call you mama or papa, and occasionally ask for money. more »

4 Games to play during the Extra Life 24 hour marathon

Extra Life game day will soon be upon us. The epic gaming marathon fundraiser hosts an official game day every year so that participants can play their way through their marathon with friends. In some cases, Extra Lifers hold events on game day to create an even greater sense of community. Certain gaming venues even more »

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Candy Crush Soda Saga is the new Candy Crush Saga

Didn’t get enough virtual cavities from Candy Crush Saga? Well now there’s Candy Crush Soda Saga to give you even more of that sugar rush you crave. From here on out, I’m just going to call it Soda Crush. Because no one in the world is going to say Candy Crush Soda Saga every time more »