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AR-K Review: Technical foul

AR-K Price: $9.99 System(s): PC Release Date: July 21, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Gato Salvaje Studio (Gato Salvaje Studio) ESRB Rating: “Rating Pending” for Language and Lyrics and Violence There couldn’t be a better time for point-and-click adventure games thanks to Telltale Game’s The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us. Developer, Gato Salvaje Studio, attempts more »

Gearbox does the right thing with Borderlands

Borderlands was many things. It was an unexpected hit, a game that changed how people viewed multiplayer, and, among other things, something of a pain in the neck for gamers who just wanted to boot up the game and kick a little bandit butt on the PC. Years later, though, Gearbox has done the right more »

It’s the best/worst time for Plague Inc: Evolved to get Ebola

Plague Inc.: Evolved is currently in Early Access on Steam, and the people at Ndemic Creations have been doing a pretty good job of adding new diseases and such to the game in a timely fashion. They managed to add Simian Flu in there as a Special Plague, just in time for Dawn of the more »

Unrest proves again that players’ decisions don’t matter

Am I still upset about Pyrodactyl Games’ Unrest? Well, now that I know there are no plans to provide an ending and a sequel wouldn’t import save files, the answer is absolutely, “Yes!” But, after more reflection, I’ve come to understand why and it’s for a reason which all gamers can identify. More and more, more »

A Fable With No Moral: Thoughts on The Wolf Among Us: Season 1

It seems fantastic now, but there was a time when diamonds and crude oil were so abundant they would seep out of the earth on their own. Of course, those days are long gone. Now humanity’s hunger for carbon is so insatiable it routinely blows up mountains and drills through the bottom of the ocean more »

The Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 4 Review: Blurred morals

Price: $24.99 System(s): PC Release Date: July 22, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Telltale Games (Telltale Games) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for violence, blood and gore, and strong language Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead Season 2, Episode 4: Amid the Ruins has been unleashed upon us all, picking up right where the last episode ended. Clementine’s group is more »

Pyrodactyl Interview: No absolutes in Unrest

If you’ve been following GamerTell, which I hope you have, I’m sure you’ve noticed the recent focus on Pyrodactyl Games’ Unrest. A Kickstarter success story, this narrative-driven adventure just released and grabbed me. I connected with the game and fell in love, then finished it with a broken heart. Frankly, Unrest‘s “ending” left me wanting more »

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Unrest Review: An Ubrupt and Unsatisfying End

Unrest Price: $14.99 System(s): PC Release Date: July 23, 2014 Publisher (Developer): KISS ltd (Pyrodactyl Games) ESRB Rating: N/A I feel betrayed. Unrest has let me down. I’d even say I’m close to rioting, which is ironic given the nature and tone of the game. It’s heartbreaking as well, because 1.8 hours into Unrest, I more »

How to Fix the Valve Steam Machine controller

This week we got a look at a new revision to Valve’s Steam Machine controller. The addition of an analog stick stick is a step in the right direction, but Gabe and company are still getting it completely wrong. Valve has the right idea in general, but they keep completely missing the mark on the more »

I Want Tanya to have a happy ending with Hanu in Unrest

It’s a sticky situation. The idea of arranged marriages is repulsive, disrespectful to both parties, and antiquated. Yet, as I play Pyrodactyl’s Unrest, I can’t help but wish for the young teenagers, Tanya and Hanu, to have a happy ending. I’m getting ahead of myself. Unrest is a Kickstarter success story that tasks players with more »

Casual Friday Casual Game Update for July 25, 2014

This weekend is not one you want to spend inside. I know, this is the casual game update and I should probably be encouraging gaming, but this weekend I just can’t. It’s too beautiful out. So here’s what you should do. Quick glance at this list of four casual games that are coming out, see more »

Final Fantasy III Review: A Good excuse to go back

Final Fantasy III Price: $15.99 System(s): PC (Also available on 3DS, iOS, Android, Ouya) Release Date: May 27, 2014 Publisher (Developer):Square Enix (Square Enix) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Fantasy Violence, Mild Blood, Suggestive Themes The Town of Tozus is nestled in the woods not far to the East of Dragon’s Peak, but many residents of more »