Minecraft deserves to be popular

I’ve gotten just about nothing done today, work wise. That’s because I’ve been spending the past several hours playing Minecraft. It’s such a fantastic game that it really deserves the popularity it’s gotten. I mean, where else can you spend five hours re-creating a giant wing-wong out of iron blocks? Not that I’ve ever done more »

Get out there and Don’t Starve Together

Here’s an Early Access surprise. Don’t Starve Together has launched on Steam. What better way to enjoy the holidays and boost those social links with friends and family than by facing the wilderness and unknown as a team. Nothing, if you ask me. Though, not everyone should consider buying Don’t Starve Together, now that it’s more »


Be cautiously optimistic about Starbound Winter Update

Starbound broke my heart. I know, it was Early Access and things happen, but there were certain expectations. They weren’t met, and we went months without official updates. It wasn’t until December that we finally heard word about progress and started seeing new, unstable releases. Now, there’s a Starbound Winter Update trailer of what should more »


5 Things Animal Crossing Wii U Needs

Nintendo hasn’t been shy about suggesting Wii U games we could see in the near future. One of which is, of course, Animal Crossing Wii U. Because really, we can’t have a Nintendo console without a town where we can kick back with our anthropomorphic animal friends. Especially since Nintendo has shown it’s looking to more »

Apple’s censoring of Papers, Please is stupid

If you’ve never played Papers, Please!, it’s a stress management game in which you play a guard at a government checkpoint of a fictional country. Your job is to check people’s various papers, make sure it’s all in order, and either deny them, or wave them through. It’s one of those games where you will more »

Free SimCity 2000 awaits you

You deserve free SimCity 2000. No, don’t question it. Accept it. EA wants to offer you something, so go ahead and take it. I mean, you can’t turn away an Origin On the House game. Especially when it’s something like this. Especially since this is the best free SimCity 2000 you could possibly get. It’s more »

The Good Life Review: The Tropical Paradise That Isn’t

Title:The Good Life Price: $9.99 System(s): PC Release Date: November 2, 2012 Publisher (Developer): Iceberg Interactive (ImmersionFX) ESRB Rating: Not Rated The Good Life promised me it was an open world, sandbox style tropical paradise simulator. By some definitions, it fulfilled that promise. It certainly had a world I could wander around in, and that more »

Craft the World Review: World of Dwarfcraft

Craft the World Price: $18.99 System(s): PC (coming soon to iOS) Release Date: November 24, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Black Maple Games (Dekovir Entertainment) ESRB Rating: N/A I’m always happy to see an anticipated game finally come together. Craft the World has emerged from Steam Early Access and launched, promising an experience that is self-described as more »

Rune Factory 4 on European eShop December 11, 2014

Now, I know we typically cover domestic, and occasionally Japanese, news here, but this announcement has been so anticipated and such a long time coming that we have to help get the word out. Rune Factory 4 is finally going to come to Europe and Australia! The wait is over! Originally, Europe and Australia were more »

In The Good Life, hurricanes stalk you

The Good Life claims to be an open world tropical paradise simulator. I’m going to do a full review of the game soon, but for the moment, let’s just say that I disagree with four out of five of those descriptive words. That’s not what this article is about. This article is about one of more »

Technology Tell 2014 3DS Gift Guide

A good number of you will be scouring the stores and malls this week, hoping to get a start on your holiday shopping. Or, maybe even finishing it completely! It’s the perfect time for a 3DS gift guide to help you set things in order. It’s a great time to pick up this system, and more »

This War of Mine Review: War is Hell

This War of Mine Price: $19.99 System(s): PC Release Date: November 14, 2014 Publisher (Developer): 11 bit Studios (11 bit Studios) ESRB Rating: N/A One of the things I love about games these days is that they explore concepts and ideas beyond the gameplay. Games like The Stanley Parable and Gone Home explore the concept more »