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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 »

Cities Skylines reminds me that I suck at sim games

How do I city? I mean, seriously. I’ve read plenty of beginner’s guides relating to Cities Skylines, and I still haven’t figured it out. The glory of Cities Skylines is that it tosses you into the deep end immediately. There are a few tutorials that will pop up when you first encounter a new section more »

Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain: Flamewaker, Core Rager, and Imp Gang Boss examined

Blizzard recently unveiled three new class-specific members of Hearthstone‘s next expansion, Blackrock Mountain. We’ve now seen 12 of the expansion’s 31 new cards, including the first hints of the Dragon archetype and one terrible Legendary, a peculiar Shaman spell, and some buff-happy Dragons. With the rise of the latest curtain, Mage, Hunter and Warlock have joined the more »

End March with Telltale’s third Game of Thrones episode (update)

As great as Telltale Games can be, the wait for new episodes can be agonizing. Fortunately, those following its Game of Thrones tale will soon find relief. A message has gone out with glad tidings. Apparently, the third episode will be released tomorrow! Surprise! March is going out like a lion this year, I guess. more »

Star Wars Battlefront hits Xbox One, PS4, PC holiday 2015

I still struggle to accept the fact that a third Star Wars Battlefront game is even being made. I’d long since filed the idea alongside the rest of the games industry’s pipe dreams. But here we are, with DICE and EA’s take on the franchise gearing up for a holiday 2015 release on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. more »

Shelter 2 Review: What did I just play?

Shelter 2 Price: $14.99 System(s): PC Release Date: March 9, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Might and Delight ESRB Rating: Not Rated If you’re not familiar with arthouse movies, then allow me to explain what they are. Arthouse movies are essentially movies that are made in order to make some artistic point. They’re not movies in the more »

Three Fourths Home Extended Edition Review: Distracted driving

Three Fourths Home Extended Edition Price: $6.99 System(s): Windows, Mac Release Date: March 20, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Digerati Digital ([bracket]games) ESRB Rating: N/A. I’d say it players ages 13 and up would appreciate it most. There’s a sense of unease that comes with playing Three Fourths Home. Everyone knows the dangers of using cell phones more »

Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain is now available for pre-order

Hearthstone‘s next expansion, the 31-card Blackrock Mountain adventure, is now available for pre-order via the in-game store for $24.99.  Although it cannot be pre-ordered with in-game Gold, the entirety of Blackrock can be unlocked without spending a dime; each wing will run you 700 gold, as was the case with Curse of Naxxramas. As previously reported, pre-ordering the adventure cuts $10.00 more »