The gorgeous Trine 3 is coming this year

Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power, the third installment in developer Frozenbytes’ venerable puzzle-platformer series, will release this year, the studio revealed in the announcement trailer above. Trine 3 is currently slated for a PC release, with other platforms to be announced. Given that Trine: Enchanted Edition, the original game remade in the engine of Trine 2, is already available more »

Metal Gear Solid V site says March 3, 2015 is an important date

We have a countdown on our hands! The Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain website is teasing something. within the next 24 hours, we’re going to get some sort of big announcement about Hideo Kojima’s next game. Make a mental note to bookmark that page and head back to it at 9am EST/8am CST/I-didn’t-know-there-was-a-6am-PST more »

Show and Tell: A look at Claire (PC)

It’s time once again for us all to gather together and enjoy a game. In this week’s Show and Tell, April and I decided to play a little horror game by the name of Claire. Fun fact, this is actually our second take on this game. Technical difficulties meant an episode I recorded with Graham more »

The Mysterious Shadows of Skullshadow Island: A Brothers Coleman Mystery

Good parody or satire transcends the thing that’s being parodied or satirized. You don’t have to have seen westerns to like Blazing Saddles, disaster movies to like Airplane!, or blacksploitation movies to like I’m Gonna Git You Sucka. The same is true for the satirical newspaper The Onion, which has offered what columnist Dan Savage more »

Woolfe Interview with GriN: Red’s come a long way

Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries, the indie game focused around Little Red Riding Hood, is still in Early Access on Steam. This is in preparation for the game’s full launch on March 17, 2015, and the Woolfe Pack at GriN has been working hard to polish it before then. Luckily, I was able to catch more »

Batman: Arkham Knight makes thing a little more “Mature”

In a surprising turn of fate, the ESRB has given the upcoming Rocksteady game, Batman: Arkham Knight, a rating of M for Mature. This marks the first of the Arkham games to receive a rating higher than T for Teen. Among the many surprised by this decision is Rockstar founder and game director, Sefton Hill, more »


Civil War Overhaul Skyrim mod makes for a more robust civil war

One of the downsides of the Civil War questline in Skyrim is that it’s sort of straight forward and not very interesting. There’s a few radiant quests, but ultimately, it’s a matter of killing a bunch of dudes in a fort several times, and then running amok in either Windhelm or Solitude and calling it more »


The Kirby Amiibo (almost) breaks Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

The Kirby Amiibo is adorable. The Meta Knight Amiibo is badass, and also kind of adorable. The King Dedede Amiibo, which I was lucky enough to pick up yesterday, is also freakin’ adorable. I’m gushing. I love these things. I even took a nice picture of them, because they’re the focus of this post. I’m more »

Saints Row IV’s Super Knockback upgrade takes the fun out of exploding cars

One of my absolute favorite things to do with cars in Saints Row IV is to blow them up by shooting them. Hey, don’t judge me, you probably do worse. In any case, one of the best guns to use to blow them up was the pump action shot gun. It would only take two more »


The Long Dark Needs To Reprogram Their Wolves

The Long Dark promises to be an open world wilderness survival game, and for the most part, it delivers. There’s a great attention to detail, and where there’s something that doesn’t quite line up with the real world and real wilderness survival, they’re generally up front about that. For example, they mention in text before more »


The 5 best Kirby games EVER!

Look, folks – I am so excited about Kirby right now. Seriously, February 2015 is an awesome time to be a Kirby fan. We have a new game, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. I get to review said new game, and that’s exciting all on its own since I haven’t reviewed a Nintendo game in more »

I’m starting to understand The Long Dark

The Long Dark is a wilderness survival game that’s currently in early access. I won’t go into all the issues I have with early access, and instead say that since I got my preview copy a few months ago, Hinterland Studios Inc. has done a good job of putting out regular updates. And those updates more »