World War II is a rich environment for gaming. You have the fun of submarine warfare, the big naval battles in the Pacific, the fast tank wars in Africa, the clash of mighty armies in Eastern Europe, and, of course, the bloodbath of the D-Day invasion. One arena that gaming basically ignored is Italy; there was a full Allied invasion there, but games detailing the battles in Italy are few and far between. Piercing Fortress Europa seeks to change all that, with a compact system focused on various aspects of the conquest of Italy.
Warlords Price: $4.99 System(s): , Release Date: January 17, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Atari (Griptonite Games) ESRB Rating: “E10 ” for Everyone 10 and up Long, long ago on the Atari 2600 there was a game called Warlords. It took Breakout – style gameplay and added a multiplayer element. It owed a bit to Pong as more »
Scoundrels of Skullport (Scoundrels) is billed as a double-expansion for the Lords of Waterdeep board game from Wizards of the Coast (WotC). Lords of Waterdeep is a great game, one worthy of most any gaming group. While a solid design, it has a few quirks, quirks that aren’t really addressed in the expansion, which nonetheless might be worth it for fans of the main game.
Oh, Peter Molyneux. He’s undeniably a great game designer; he’s the man who popularized the “god game” genre with games like Populous and explored oddball concepts with game like . The games he makes don’t always work, but they are always highly interesting, and Molyneux himself has a wacky way of describing them. And Godus more »
Happy Valentine’s Day, have a free game! GOG.com appreciates all of its customers, so it’s doling out the Dungeon Keeper Gold today. Because nothing says “love” like Windows and Mac gamers making their own dungeons. Am I right? Of course I’m right. All you have to do is visit GOG on February 14 or 15, more »
Whew! Yesterday night was quite a doozy for NIS America fans. I mean, it’s not every day that the company not only announces four PS3 and Vita games, but also provides updates on three already announced games. It was basically a pretty big deal. Since the new game announcements are far more exciting than some more »
Democracy 3 Price: $24.99 System(s): Release Date: October 14,2013 Publisher (Developer): Positech Games (Positech Games) ESRB Rating: N/A Governments, particularly ones that are based in any level on democracy, are complicated. First, you must realize that people are far more complex than just capitalist or socialist, conservative or liberal. Actually, in a country like the more »
It’s Tuesday, ladies and gents, and we all know what Tuesday means: Time for the game companies to refresh their online stores. Here’s what’s coming to the PlayStation Store today.
The Banner Saga has exceeded its creators’ expectations, becoming a commercial and critical success. And despite King.com’s threats to Stoic Games over the use of ‘Saga’ in the title, the developer has confirmed they’re moving forward on the next installment. In December, developer King filed paperwork to Trademark the word ‘Saga’, leading King’s lawyers to more »
Who’s ready to conquer the world, without having to leave the comfort of your own chair? Sid Meier’s Civilization V: The Complete Edition is the game for you. For $49.99 it includes , the expansion packs Gods & Kings and Brave New World and the new Conquest of the New World Deluxe Scenario. It also more »
Let’s see, Ender’s Game is coming to on February 11, 2014. Lionsgate wants to raise awareness of the release. What’s a good way to get a possibly untapped audience interested in the movie. Oh, yes, a major league gaming tournament. That could do the trick. Which brings us to the announcement of the Ender’s Game more »
Stoic Games didn’t name their game The Banner Saga just because they knew it would eventually provoke the ire of Candy Crush Saga creator King.com. The Banner Saga is a name with meaning. Actual Vikings used to really keep massive banners, which would have their histories sewn onto them. Now, Stoic has introduced a Creating more »