Team Indie helps Super Smash Bros. make October cross-over month

Super Smash Bros isn’t the only game promoting madcap adventures with characters from various realms in October 2014. Team Indie is here to represent too. What, you haven’t heard about Team Indie? Well then, you’re in for a treat. Team Indie is a platformer from Brightside Games. It’s hallmark is that it takes characters from more »

Hyrule Warriors Epona DLC is essential

Everyone is super excited about the Hyrule Warriors Epona DLC announcement. They should be. Epona is a classic character in the Legend of Zelda mythos, appearing in multiple installments. It only seems right for the mighty steed to join the warriors when Hyrule’s safety is on the line. However, there’s another reason why Epona is more »

Gauntlet Review: I wish it was longer

Gauntlet Price: $19.99 System(s): PC Release Date: September 23, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment (Arrowhead Game Studios) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood, Gore and Violence With Gauntlet, Arrowhead Studios attempts to bring back the classic dungeon crawler from . This isn’t the first effort to attempt to resurrect and reinvent the classic, but more »

I adore half of Skyrim’s civil war quest line

Unfortunately, I’m not a fan of Skyrim‘s entire civil war quest line – only half. Let me explain. For those of you who’ve never played Skyrim, or who haven’t done the Civil War quest line, it’s a fairly straight forward quest. Whichever side you pick sends you on a mission in each of the holds, more »

Hack ‘N’ Slash Review: Hack the world

Hack ‘N’ Slash Price:$19.99 System(s): PC Release Date: September 9, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Double Fine Productions (Double Fine) ESRB Rating: N/A Hack ‘N’ Slash is one of the results of the Amnesia Fortnight game jam that Double Fine held back in 2012, and is also probably the most interesting. The entire premise is unlike any more »

My Skyrim daughter’s bunny now resides in Sovengarde

It’s with a heavy heart that I come to inform you that my Skyrim daughter’s bunny is no more. This doesn’t make me happy to report, mind you. I’m not telling you because I think it’s a great comedic thing, talking about a dead bunny rabbit. It was my daughter’s pet, and it died a more »

Oblivion plays better in the first person mode, unfortunately

Because the comments in my article about trying to play Oblivion but just wanting to play Skyrim were so polite and reasonable, I’m studiously giving Oblivion . It’s not easy, because I find the controls difficult to manage. They feel incredibly floaty, unless you’re in first person. That’s a problem, because I never want to more »

2 million Don’t Starve Together beta keys are waiting

Ready to try and fight for survival with a friend? It could happen soon! Klei Entertainment has been working on Don’t Starve Together, the multiplayer version of Don’t Starve, and the time for the beta is drawing near. It’s so close that the developer has generated two million beta keys. The goal of the Don’t more »

I feel bad about killing wolves In Oblivion

Since I said not too long ago that I would give Oblivion another shot, I figured I would write an article about it. You know, so that people know I wasn’t just mouthing off, and that I really do respond well to polite debate. So what’s the first thing I want to say about Oblivion? more »

ThuuMic Is the coolest Skyrim mod I can’t get to work

As I was perusing the good, the bad, and the ugly on Nexus’s Skyrim mods, I happened upon an immersion mod that looked like an amazing good time. They call it Thuumic, and it allows you to audibly say the dragon shouts into your computer microphone, which then happen in Skyrim. Tell me that doesn’t more »


My Skyrim daughter’s rabbit is still alive

It’s been a week in Skyrim since my daughter found a new friend. Since then, we’ve taken out four bandit camps, gone through Karthspire, fought five dragons, and somehow, that damn rabbit is still alive. I don’t know how this has happened. I have no clue how that bunny manages to survive. Is it like more »

You’ll have to pay extra for Assassin’s Creed Unity’s female character

People have been quite upset about Assassin’s Creed Unity. See, it had this issue where people were going to be locked into a male avatar. Some people were upset since a big part of gameplay would be cooperative multiplayer, where everyone would still be locked into male roles despite not being the “main” character, Arno, more »