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What I Learned Playing Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth

Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth is now available, though I’ve had the opportunity to try it a while, particularly in multiplayer to round out the experience of the team member composing our review of the game. I won’t do any scoring or critiquing myself, but I’d like to share some facts for those who have made more »

Ridley in Super Smash Bros is further proof Nintendo listens

People have been asking to see Ridley in a Smash Bros for years. He’s an even more requested character than Goku, from Dragon Ball Z. While we still aren’t sure if Namco Bandai’s ties will somehow make the Saiyan playable, we now know that Ridley in Super Smash Bros . He won’t be playable, but more »

Civilization: Beyond Earth’s quests are brilliant

There’s one thing I always wanted in Civilization V. I wanted to feel like I had more control over my decisions, as though there were some sort of purpose. Civilization: Beyond Earth gives players that in the form of quests. With quests, every player gets to feel like each game could be even more unique. more »

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse: Yo Ho Ho!

Title: Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Price: $19.99 System(s): (Eventually Wii U) Release Date: October 23, 2014 Publisher (Developer): WayForward Technologies (WayForward Technologies) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence and Suggestive Themes I know the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Kickstarter was a huge success, almost raising double the amount WayForward needed for the next game. more »

There are no good Siege Worms in Civilization: Beyond Earth

I bet you’re expecting a Civilization: Beyond Earth review today. After all, the other sites have them up. Some minor, technical difficulties have unfortunately gotten in the way and our review won’t be online until Monday. In the meantime, I’d like to share an Civilization: Beyond Earth anecdote, if I may. Siege Worms are the more »

Skyrim girls experienced growth spurts

As I’ve said multiple times in the past, I have modded the ever loving crap out of my Skyrim game. This occasionally leads to odd situations, such as the intro sequence breaking down, or Jarl Ulfric having a gag over his mouth for the entire game. This time around, it seems to have caused a more »

10 PlayStation Store Sale of the Dead games to get

If there’s one thing PlayStation console and handheld owners can count on, it’s seasonal sales. Really, it’s rare to go a month or two on the PlayStation Store without some kind of special event. Since it’s October, that means Halloween markdowns for all. A 2014 Sale of the Dead has been announced, with one bundle more »

Battle Chef Brigade Interview: Cooking things up on Kickstarter

There are four days left before the Battle Chef Brigade Kickstarter ends, and it is an undoubtable success. I mean, what else can you say when Trinket Studios received close to double what the developer was asking for in funding? As of October 22, 2014, the crowdfunding endeavor passed $73,000 and met the stretch goal more »

I have a Skyrim stalker

Skyrim has a lot of fun sandbox tidbits. Amongst those is the ability to invite certain adventurers along. They follow you, carry your stuff, attack your enemies, and are capable of doing a few other things depending on who they are. The only downside to this is that the game decides who is and isn’t more »

Costume Quest 2 Review: Sugar-coated

Costume Quest 2 Price: $14.99 System(s): PC Release Date: October 7, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Midnight City, Majesco (Double Fine Productions) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence Costume Quest 2 is exactly what it sounds like. More Costume Quest! Several hours of it, even! This is a sequel in the purest form possible. There was more »

The Sacred Tears TRUE Review: The Underdog

Title: The Sacred Tears TRUE Price: $9.99 System(s): Windows Release Date: September 25, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Nyu Media (AlphaNuts) ESRB Rating: N/A, but I’d say it’s appropriate for an Everyone 10+ kind of audience. The Sacred Tears TRUE is the kind of game that tugs at my heart. It’s the underdog. September, October, and November more »

I’m pretty sure I’m a terrible Skyrim parent

Skyrim is an amazing sandbox, letting you do a number of things that don’t impact gameplay, but are hilariously fun to do. Amongst those things is adopting children. There’s not a lot you can do with the children, of course. They live in your house, call you mama or papa, and occasionally ask for money. more »