This week out Time Waster is wrapped up in the twin-stock shooter game Cubito Mayhem and its interesting twist on the genre.
The gorgeous adventure game Echo is more than just a pretty façade. Faced with an army of clones, players will need to be careful what they do, lest the evil copies learn how to accomplish the same things like shooting guns, opening doors or leaping from ledges.
Following up on the quirky We are Bob, We Are Many finds the hapless Bob Johansson still dead, and his intelligence still powering space probes looking for habitable planets. But everything else has changed, including the loss of most of the rest of life on Earth.
Blast your way through an alien-infested asteroid belt in the planet-hopping platform shooter Robonauts, where graceful gravity-switching is just as important as good gunmanship. This action-packed cartoon adventure is available now for the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch.
This week our Time Waster is tripping on childhood nostalgia while checking out the Digimon Links mobile game that just came out.
Explore a dystopian world in which technology has advanced well-past our collective humanity in Observer, a clever cyberpunk and sci-fi adventure starring Blade Runner’s Rutger Hauer, and just about every human vice you can imagine.
Wield awesome power as the last Fictorum, a powerful mage from a mysterious sect who is hunted by the Inquisition. A fun RPG full of magic, power, and areas only accessible through nexuses. Upgrade abilities, defeat enemies, destroy buildings, and find the Grand Inquisitor to avenge your order in Fictorum.
The developers of Shuyan Saga aim to redefine and revolutionize the visual novel genre, adding fluid gameplay and action sequences over a compelling story filled with player choices. That’s a tall order. Is Shuyan Saga up for the challenge?
Stranger Things: The Game is on our Time Waster’s mind this week as he prepares for the second season that is coming out later this month.
RBI Baseball 2017 is yet another attempt from Major League Baseball to field a passable baseball title. While the 2017 version is better than before, and now has a Nintendo Switch version, it still seems a bit like the minor leagues.
What happens when poor Bob Johansson gets killed crossing the street and wakes up 100 years later as an artificial intelligence that is property of the state? In We Are Legion (We are Bob) novel, a lot of humorous and exciting plot twists.
NBA Playgrounds shoots for a fun experience that anyone can pick up and play, hearkening back to the classic days of NBA Jam and NBA Street. But can Playgrounds compete on the same court as those heavyweights? Let’s go court side and find out!
Yes, microtransactions can be done correctly. As gamers, we may generally not like them very much, but if handled correctly like they are in games like Forza Motorsport 7, Middle Earth: Shadow of War and the new Star Wars Battlefront 2, they can actually be a boon for players, even those who never buy them.
Michael’s back with another Quick Review for this week’s Sensate Saturday. It’s Suki ni Naranai yo Senpai by Hatsuharu!
What’s worse for gaming? A patent from Activision trying to trick players into buying loot boxes, the death of Visceral Games, or maybe it’s something else!
The Black Panther Panel at Baltimore Comic-Con was one of the most thrilling, giving fans a behind the scenes look at the popular cat-centric comic, explaining how the artists try to keep western influences out of the story, and what to expect from the upcoming feature film.
EA announces the closure of Visceral Games, the studio behind Amy Hennig’s Star Wars project. Chella tries to determine what it means for storytelling when EA says it has to ‘pivot’ the game away from single-player.
Drew and Chella review Blade Runner 2049 in this week’s Argue the Toss podcast. It’s a sequel that honours the original, but also carries some of its mistakes. A beautifully paced sequel that gives you time to contemplate the sci-fi themes.
Going from beginner to an actual League of Legends player is not easy and requires some help. This article is my first hand experience getting coached in League of Legends from Gamer Sensei and the beginning of a journey. A journey that may lead one day to ranked play.
Georgia State University Launches eSports Programs
Daybreak to Host Third Annual $500,000 H1Z1 Tourney at TwitchCon
OpTic Gaming Sweeps Call of Duty World Stage 2 Playoffs
$25,000 GWENT Gamescom Tournament Announced
Auditions Now Open For Premier For Honor eSports Event
Run-D.M.C.’s Darryl McDaniels may be famous for his amazing rap group, but at the Baltimore Comic-Con, the focus was on his latest endeavor, Darryl Makes Comics, a new comic series McDaniels is creating. Of course, he also performed some amazing raps, to the delight of his fans.
Wandering the halls of Baltimore Comic-Con this year, our reporters ran into a variety of cosplayers, all of whom seemed to have different reasons and methods for getting into the costumed fun. We talked with some of the most interesting cosplayers at the show.
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