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The Sims 4 swimming pools and ghosts return

Guess what, virtual kids? You’re getting a The Sims 4 swimming pool! Well, not only a pool. Today is a hallmark occasion, one which will be celebrated and whispered about for years to come. For today is the day that EA announced it will give away important Sims 4 content for free! There’s no expansion more »

Elite: Dangerous chronicles 3: Piracy gone wrong

In yesterday’s episode, I spent an embarrassing amount of time learning how to dock in Elite: Dangerous. After finally working out proper space-station etiquette, I was ready to begin my Elite career in earnest. The only problem was that I had no idea what that career should actually be. Today, details the beginning of my more »

The SPERG Skyrim mod’s dog doesn’t have to be a dog

I wrote about the Skyrim mod called SPERG yesterday, which completely revamps the way the perks work. One of the perks is called “Best Friend”, which gives you an unkillable pet dog. It turns out, though, that it doesn’t have to be a dog. The mod lets you change the pet to be one of more »

Pyrite Heart Review: An otome snack

Pyrite Heart Price: $4.99 System(s): PC Release Date: September 26, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Sekai Project (Winged Cloud) ESRB Rating: N/A. I’d say it’s appropriate for all ages. It was the promise of a digital dakimakura that lured me into Pyrite Heart. I’d recently been joking about getting one with friends, and when I heard the more »

Microsoft jumps ahead to Windows 10

Either somebody forgot to count or Windows 7 and 8 viciously attacked and consumed Windows 9 in the parking lot. Either way, the next Microsoft OS is on its way, and it’s called Windows 10. Because Silicon Valley I guess. It all went down today at a press release, mostly aimed at business people instead more »

Elite: Dangerous Chronicles 2: Docking Permission Granted

In the last episode of “Jerimiah fails at Elite: Dangerous“, I decided that after dumb-lucking my way through less than half of the training missions, I was ready to sit in the big chair. In today’s article, the trend of ramming my ship into everything around me continues, with a good bit of law-breaking thrown more »

Skyrim SPERG mod knows the importance of dogs

As you may have guessed, I cycle through several different Skyrim mods that are designed to change the very nature of how Perks work. Some of them make things harder, some of them make things easier, but all of them seek to find some way to balance out playstyle with special abilities. One of my more »

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Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution Review: It’s all about versus

Title: Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution Price: System(s): PS3 (Also available on Xbox 360, PC) Release Date: September 16, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Bandai Namco (CyberConnect 2) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Mild Blood, Mild Language, Suggestive Themes, and Violence We’re nearing the end of an era. The Naruto storyline is drawing to a close. Which more »

Fate Tectonics Preview: Time absorbing

Fate Tectonics is the unique, new puzzle game that’s much like putting together a complicated puzzle, and then having a toddler smash it to bits. Sound frustrating? That’s the predominant emotion I expected to feel while playing Fate Tectonics and seeing hours of hard work go to waste. However, and quite surprisingly, the exact opposite more »

Andrew Traviss on Fate Tectonics, Golden Gear Inc. and pixels

A lot of interesting indie games find their way through Steam Greenlight, and it’s always interesting to learn more about what went into them. I recently had the pleasure of conversing with Andrew Traviss, co-founder of Golden Gear, Inc. Traviss is also the creator, designer, and programmer of Fate Tectonics. The game is currently available more »

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 »

Elite: Dangerous Chronicles 1: Collision Alert

Elite: Dangerous is a forthcoming space trading, exploration, and combat sim from developer Frontier Developments. Currently in Beta, the project is being led by David Braben, co-creator of the original Elite for the ZX Spectrum way back in 1984. Elite: Dangerous is a game of immense scope, and a massive undertaking in terms of both more »