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Outland Review: Pretty backgrounds, ugly controls

Outland Price: $9.99 System(s): PC (Also on PS3 and Xbox 360) Release Date: September 29, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Housemarque (Housemarque) ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ for Fantasy Violence PC ports of console games are awesome, since you sometimes can’t always afford the newest consoles. Plus, sometimes you can get better quality on the PC. However, Outland is a games that more »

Sackboy is in Costume Quest 2

Get ready to gnash your teeth if you already purchased Costume Quest 2, because you’re about to feel a little left out. You’ll wish you had waited, if you own a PS3 or PS4. The Sony versions of Double Fine’s games have a Sackboy cameo. Sometime in the game, a Sackboy costume ends up being more »

A Mega-List of Super Smash Bros. news

Nintendo sure did have a lot to say about Smash Bros. in their latest Nintendo Direct. In fact, they had over 50 surprises in store for people who tuned in.

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 »

Here’s Your October 24, 2014 Indie Game Bundle Update

It’s time for the weekly, indie game bundle update! This week is a big one. Why? Because all of the indie game bundle sites are putting up their scariest bundles to be ready for Halloween. There are 34 bundles this week. Six of those are filled with scary games. You’re all set for the big 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 »

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse: Yo Ho Ho!

Title: Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Price: $19.99 System(s): (Eventually Wii U) Release Date: October 23, 2014 Publisher (Developer): WayForward Technologies (WayForward Technologies) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence and Suggestive Themes I know the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Kickstarter was a huge success, almost raising double the amount WayForward needed for the next game. more »

Fantasy Life Origin Island Expansion is on the cart

It appears Nintendo has gotten into the on-the-disc DLC game. Fantasy Life was released on October 24, 2014, and has day one DLC. The Origin Island expansion adds a new island to explore, relationship levels for companion characters, new kinds of pets, an additional storyline, extra character customization options, a higher level cap, and more. 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 »

Here’s a Halloween 2014 National StreetPass Weekend

I was found myself somewhat heartbroken this past weekend, because my collection was no longer complete. I had found all of the Puzzle Swap pieces in the Mii Plaza, and felt like I could finally stop seeking out StreetPasses. Then, the puzzle was released, and the hunt began again. Fortunately, a ray of hope has more »

Battle Chef Brigade Interview: Cooking things up on Kickstarter

There are four days left before the Battle Chef Brigade Kickstarter ends, and it is an undoubtable success. I mean, what else can you say when Trinket Studios received close to double what the developer was asking for in funding? As of October 22, 2014, the crowdfunding endeavor passed $73,000 and met the stretch goal more »