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Dying Light is getting creative with gravity this April Fools’

April Fool’s is such a fun day in this industry, a veritable Christmas of hijinks. Dying Light developer Techland has some pranks of their own in store this year. They’ll be turning Dying Light‘s physics to “wonky,” and then turning the dial further until it snaps off. That’s right, for the entirety of April Fools’ Day (by Pacific time), survivors more »

Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain: New Paladin cards examined

After Blizzard’s 14-card bombshell, we’ve now seen all of Blackrock Mountain. The Hearthstone expansion is due out April 2, and we now know the 31 cards it’s bringing with it. And with the full set out in the open, we can finally evaluate individual cards more fairly. Here, we look at the Paladin class, whose two unique cards have more »

Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain: Volcanic Drake, Drakonid Crusher, and Nefarian examined

We’re now 17 cards into Blizzard’s reveal of Blackrock Mountain, the 31-card Hearthstone adventure due out April 2. Yet we’re only just now getting another look at some proper dragons, after Hungry Dragon’s appearance in the initial unveiling and Dragonkin Sorcerer’s curious display.   The latest Dragons are a diverse bunch, supporting both aggressive and control play styles. more »

Show and Tell: A Good Snowman is Hard to Build (PC)

Show and Tell: A Good Snowman is Hard to Build (PC) Listen, we’re going to have some fun today. You know you like to have fun. Today, we’re going to play A Good Snowman is Hard to Build. Rather, I’m going to play it, and you’re going to watch me struggle to do two things more »

Social Justice Warrior Review: Meh

Social Justice Warrior Price: $7.99 System(s): PC Release Date: May 12, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Nonadecimal Creative (Nonadecimal Creative) ESRB Rating: Not Rated When Social Justice Warrior came up for review, I jumped on the chance. I wanted it, because I have an incredibly strong love of arguing for progressive politics and an even stronger love more »

12 of the most useful Cities Skylines mods

Cities Skylines has been my latest obsession, which is surprising since I’m terrible at it unless I’ve got mods enabled. That’s the glory of the game though. Three mods come standard, and the Steam workshop provides a boat load more. With so many Cities Skylines mods to choose from, it can be tough to decide more »

Cities: Skylines Review: I played how many hours?!

Cities: Skylines Price: $29.99 System(s): PC Release Date: March 10, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Paradox Interactive (Colossal Order Ltd.) ESRB Rating: Not Rated By now, you’ve probably heard about Cities: Skylines. After all, it’s all over the Internet. You’ve probably heard the rants about SimCity being the death of a genre, and Cities: Skylines revitalizing it. more »

Here’s Your March 27, 2015 Indie Game Bundle Update

Welcome to another indie game bundle update. This is a good one, I tell you. The 26 indie game bundles all seem pretty appealing. Plus, Groupees has a really awesome This Week in Chiptune bundle that you should absolutely buy for the DJ Cutman album alone. Put simply, this is a good week for games. more »

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Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain: Blackwing Corruptor and Dragon’s Breath revealed

We’re up to 14, folks. We’re fast approaching the halfway point for Blizzard’s reveal of Blackrock Mountain, the 31-card Hearthstone adventure launching next month. The spotlight returned to the draconic members of the expansion in the most recent unveiling, with Blackwing Corruptor leading the charge. Like Blackwing Technician, another member of the Dragon archetype, Blackwing Corruptor is easy more »

Warlocks preview: Character choice actually matters

I’m not a huge fan of beat ‘em up games, but I do like the occasional Turtles In Time. That said, one of the things I’m used to when it comes to beat ‘em ups is that the choice of character doesn’t really matter. Sure, different characters will sometimes have different attacks, but the gameplay more »

How Republique Remastered and DmC got me hooked

I’ve been reviewing unusually brilliant games lately. I know that sounds cynical, but you have to understand that being assigned two A-quality games in a row is something of a unicorn in this industry, at least for me. Still, there’s no doubt I enjoyed playing and critiquing Camouflaj’s Republique: Remastered and Ninja Theory’s DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive more »

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition brings 5 playable characters

Devil May Cry 4 is following DmC: Devil May Cry‘s new-gen footsteps and will come to PS4, Xbox One and PC this summer as Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition. The digital-only release includes remastered visuals, bonus costumes and skins, and a medley of balance tweaks. More interestingly, DMC4SE will add three new characters to the game, on top of the more »