Telltale Games: Game of Thrones is real

Yes, you read right. Telltale games is charging full steam ahead. Tales from the Borderlands is releasing November 25th, 2014, but then right after, sometime in December, Game of Thrones Episode One: Iron from Ice will be released. If you haven’t yet played either the Walking Dead, or Wolf Among Us from Telltale Games, I more »

Enough with Far Cry 4′s eagles

Far Cry 4 is a superb game. It needs to be said, because it’s the truth. It takes everything that was great about the previous game and amplifies it. There is, however, one small, ever-so-tiny problem. The worst part of the last game has also been magnified. I’m referring, of course, to those Far Cry more »

Dragon Age Inquisition bonds form more naturally

If you’re playing a BioWare game, you know you’re going to be putting in a lot of time and effort towards making friends, perhaps even finding a boyfriend or girlfriend. It’s the way things go, as relationships matter. Dragon Age Inquisition is no different, though bonding is a lot more natural this time around. Instead more »

Dragon Age Inquisition suffers from the Elder Scrolls effect

Anyone who has played an Elder Scrolls game knows they all have something in common. It’s too easy to get captivated by the side quests and exploration aspects and completely abandon the storyline. Dragon Age Inquisition, is exactly the same way. Which is no surprise, since BioWare openly said during development that The Elder Scrolls more »

Dragon Age Inquisition’s tutorial lets players be (practically) invincible

Ever since I managed to break Bound By Flame in the first five minutes of playing it, I like to be goofy when I first start a game. You know, push the boundaries and see if the game pushes back. My first half hour playing Dragon Age Inquisition was an opportunity to see what I more »

Guard Dialogue Overhaul Skyrim mod adds dialogue guards deserve

If you’re anything like me, you get constantly annoyed at the lack of respect the various guards show for you in the game of Skyrim. Instead of recognizing that you’re the Thane of Whiterun, they want to annoy you into enchanting their blade. Instead of being amazed that you’re the Harbinger of the Companions, they more »

Dragon Age Inquisition has the prettiest custom characters

The game many have been waiting and drooling over for months is finally here. Dragon Age Inquisition has arrived and, as someone who played it last night from about 10pm-2am, my earliest impressions suggest it was worth the wait. It’s the kind of game where the hype was warranted and those who play will be more »

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Review: Still saving the day

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Price: System(s): PS4 (Also available on 3DS, PS3, Vita, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Release Date: November 11, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment (Traveller’s Tales Games) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Cartoon Violence When the holidays roll around, we come to count on certain properties making an more »

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare: The Forever War

The story of ‘s campaign employs the tried and true science fiction method of portraying the future as just like the present, only moreso. The technology is even more advanced than it is now. The idea of the sovereign nation-state is even more irrelevant in the face of globalized neoliberal economics, non-state actors, and the more »

Goat MMO Simulator is the new best thing ever

Do you know part of the reason why Goat Simulator is so great and never gets old? Coffee Stain Studios won’t let it die. The developer keeps putting out free DLC that makes the game better, and the patch transforming the game into Goat MMO Simulator looks to be the most incredible yet. You read more »

I lost 3 Lives in under 10 minutes in Rogue Legacy

I’ve never claimed to be very good at video games, especially platformers. I certainly enjoy playing them. One of my favorite games every is Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, a game I still play on my PSP whenever I have nothing else to do. But when it comes down to me against the game, my more »

Just Cause 2 Makes It Fun To Be Bad At Games

I’ve said before, and I’ll likely say a number of times again, I’m not very good at most video games. I enjoy playing them, I have a good time with them, but when it gets down to the brass tacks, I just have a hard time with basic coordination. I’m something of a traditional geek more »