You’ll be playing Halo 5: Guardians four days before Halloween

Microsoft and 343 Industries announced over the weekend the release date for the next installment in the Halo series, Halo 5: Guardians. The sci-fi first-person shooter will release on October 27, 2015 exclusively for Xbox One, just four days before Halloween. In Halo 5: Guardians , the story is split between two protagonist, crowd favorite Master Chief and Spartan Locke. For that more »

Last call for Club Nintendo Coin redemption

Last call, Nintendo fans. Well, almost last call. One of the big Club Nintendo dates is fast approaching. As we all know, the company is shutting down the rewards program in favor of some as-of-yet mystery service. The first “date” was January 1, 2015, as no products or games released past then provided Coins. The more »

Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain: Volcanic Drake, Drakonid Crusher, and Nefarian examined

We’re now 17 cards into Blizzard’s reveal of Blackrock Mountain, the 31-card Hearthstone adventure due out April 2. Yet we’re only just now getting another look at some proper dragons, after Hungry Dragon’s appearance in the initial unveiling and Dragonkin Sorcerer’s curious display.   The latest Dragons are a diverse bunch, supporting both aggressive and control play styles. more »

Typing of The Dead: Overkill adds Steam Workshop

As of an announcement posted Friday, March 27, 2015, The Typing of The Dead: Overkill now supports custom dictionaries via the Steam Workshop. Owners of SEGA’s digital title can create their own word lists for use in the game and share them with other users through Steam. Within the first 24 hours, there are already more »

Pillars of Eternity reminds me of Ultima in all the best ways

I don’t have a great track record with isometric RPGs. I always think I like them, but then when I actually play them, I end up not liking them. I’m sure it’s me and not them, because this is even true of some of the gold standard isometric RPGs. The last one I played at more »

Show and Tell: A Good Snowman is Hard to Build (PC)

Show and Tell: A Good Snowman is Hard to Build (PC) Listen, we’re going to have some fun today. You know you like to have fun. Today, we’re going to play A Good Snowman is Hard to Build. Rather, I’m going to play it, and you’re going to watch me struggle to do two things more »

Social Justice Warrior Review: Meh

Social Justice Warrior Price: $7.99 System(s): PC Release Date: May 12, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Nonadecimal Creative (Nonadecimal Creative) ESRB Rating: Not Rated When Social Justice Warrior came up for review, I jumped on the chance. I wanted it, because I have an incredibly strong love of arguing for progressive politics and an even stronger love more »

12 of the most useful Cities Skylines mods

Cities Skylines has been my latest obsession, which is surprising since I’m terrible at it unless I’ve got mods enabled. That’s the glory of the game though. Three mods come standard, and the Steam workshop provides a boat load more. With so many Cities Skylines mods to choose from, it can be tough to decide more »

Appidemic: Gang Nations for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

From AppleTell Gang violence hasn't been this funny since Rumble Fish! Read the full post on AppleTell »

European Pokemon players can get Shiny Charizards

People in Europe are going to get something special starting April 3, 2015. Shiny Charizard codes are being doled out until April 19, 2015. It’s kind of a big deal, because Charizard is generally awesome. All someone has to do is go into the store, get a code from an employee, start your game, choose more »

Cities: Skylines Review: I played how many hours?!

Cities: Skylines Price: $29.99 System(s): PC Release Date: March 10, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Paradox Interactive (Colossal Order Ltd.) ESRB Rating: Not Rated By now, you’ve probably heard about Cities: Skylines. After all, it’s all over the Internet. You’ve probably heard the rants about SimCity being the death of a genre, and Cities: Skylines revitalizing it. more »

Toys R Us sale ad for Easter has a buy one, get one 40% discount on games

Time to round out this week’s Easter/spring sale ad roundup. We already went over what Best Buy and Target have to offer, so it’s time to fall back and see what the Toys R Us sale looks like. Honestly, its offerings for March 29-April 4, 2015 are somewhat underwhelming, but at least it’s general game more »