“XCOM 2” review

“XCOM 2” starts off with a bang, as players witness an attack during a ceremony celebrating the great unification between humans and the alien beings who invaded earth during “XCOM: Enemy Unknown.” It seems that Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum lost, as we’re all now “peacefully” co-existing with those violent E.T.s we fought so hard against, […]

“Pillars of Eternity” review

  Obsidian Entertainment’s “Pillars of Eternity,” funded by the donations of those on Kickstarter, has finally arrived. First things first though. “Pillars” is an old school RPG. For those not sure what that means, let me elaborate. This game operates off of some pretty strict rules as well as some that are very similar to […]

“Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number” review

Synth-80s-house music was not my thing for a long time, but it became my thing while killing droves of faceless foes in a neon haze while it pumped in the background. “Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number” is exactly what you’d expect it to be: Brutal violence layered within a top-down shooter that is fast-paced and punishing. […]

“Darkest Dungeon” review

Eldritch horrors, secrets hidden in the ruins of a fallen estate and the promise of victory all wait for the player who tries to brave the “Darkest Dungeon.” An indie title from Red Hook Studios and funded through Kickstarter, “Darkest Dungeon” is a rogue-like turn-based combat game. As you crawl through the ruins of the […]

“Gods Will Be Watching” you struggle

It’s not often that I pick up a game that I think that I’ll like and I end up having some issues with it. “Destiny” was one, “Watch_Dogs” was another. But I was really excited for “Gods Will Be Watching,” mainly because I’m a fan of developers Devolver Digital, and Deconstructeam was working with them. […]

This Week In Gaming

Amazon Game Studios showcases new projects It looks like Amazon is getting serious about their investments in the gaming world by announcing four new games in development: “Til Morning’s Light,” “Tales From Deep Space” and “CreepStorm.” “CreepStorm” will be a tower defense game while “Til Morning’s Light” and “Tales From Deep Space” are looking to be […]

“Payday 2” and “Hotline Miami” crossover with DLC

Last week, “Payday 2” and “Hotline Miami” developers released a cross-promotional downloadable-content pack for “PayDay 2.” The DLC features a “Hotline Miami”-themed heist, weapons, and new masks that are replicas of some of the ones the Nameless Killer from “HM” used in his escapades. For those who already own “HM” on Steam, they received some […]

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Blizzard cancels “Titan” “World of Warcraft” developers Blizzard made the difficult decision to cancel production of their next-generation massively-multiplayer online game, “Titan.” Presumed to be in development for years, Blizzard confirmed the actual existence and title of the game in 2010. The science-fiction MMO was to take place on a world like Earth after successfully fighting […]