everspacefeature The Sky Is Not the Limit with Everspace

Those of you who feel burned by No Man’s Sky should check out Everspace instead, an open world space game being developed without unnecessary hype, but with lots of cool things to do. We pilot into Everspace a bit early and find a lot to like, and so much more to come.

 
 
Warhammer Battling for Control in Warhammer 40K: Eternal Crusade

Play as one of four factions in the the massive multiplayer third person shooter Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade. Customize your loadout with a variety of weapons and gear and fight as a squad to gain control using both ranged and melee attacks. Warhammer brings players both PvP and PvE game play while holding true to the Warhammr universe.

gametestingfeature Game Testers in the Spotlight

Anyone interested in videogame testing should check out Game Testing: All in One. The textbook-like tome is sprinkled with inside jokes that game geeks will appreciate, as well as a deep look behind the mysterious tester curtain.

 
 
piratesofpactafeature Smooth Sailing with The Pirates of Pacta Servanda

If you want an epic adventure that could be dropped into any or all of the science fiction, steampunk or fantasy genres, you can’t go wrong with the Pillars of Reality series, and the Pirates of Pacta Servanda book is one of the best yet.

childtwoworldsfeature Star Trek: Child of Two Worlds Offers Intriguing Plot

What’s it like to belong to two different peoples? We find out in the Star Trek: The Original Series: Child of Two Worlds novel, which offers a surprisingly deep story alongside typical sci-fi and Star Trek action.

 
 
Dishonored 2 Dishonored 2 Review – Steampunk Stealth

Dishonored 2 delivers a beautiful steampunk dystopia, rich with details and intricate level design. However, the lack of a convincing story or stunning set pieces make it merely a solid game, rather than a great one.

paper-run-caveman-3 Run Away From Paper Run Caveman

This week out Time Waster is checking out an endless runner game called Paper Run Caveman, and he just wishes it would stop.

 
 
These people always want something. What am I, a god? Oh, well, okay. Fruit coming up. Fun Building Giant Worlds, With Giants, in Reus

Reus was a hit over on the PC, and now the unique god-sim has moved over to consoles. The game has a lot of interesting elements and fun 2D graphics. If world-building is your thing, you might want to check it out.

dsiiiashesfeature Dark Souls III Ashes of Ariandel DLC Adds Power

Dark Souls fans will get a kick out of the new Ashes of Ariandel DLC, which forces players through a painting and into a pocket dimension where the world of Ariandel awaits. Prepare for some of the most intense Souls action yet!

 
 
classichomegamesfeature Reliving some Rarer Home Videogame Classics

While most compendium type books cover a lot of games, this volume of the Classic Home Video Games series just looks at the Sega Genesis, Neo Geo and TurboGrafx-16, but it’s a real deep dive for true fans.

childofsorrowfeature More Sword Chronicles with Child of Sorrow

This week we circle back to The Sword Chronicles series with Child of Sorrow. Although author Michaelbrent Collings writes some depressing stories overall, the plot of this entry is just as intense and action packed as the first.

 
 
RIVE Destructive Fun with Rive

Follow the adventures of the scavenger Roughshot as he fights his way off of a mysterious starship in this destructive shooter. Rive will give players the chance to go around shooting, hacking, and looting while having fun doing it.

toddvsresellerfeature Todd Vs. Resellers Part Three: Nintendo’s Revenge

Every year it seems like some game company artificially creates shortages to boost interest in a hot product, with the big N usually involved. But it’s the resellers who mostly benefit, marking up prices for everyone else. This year’s target: Nintendo’s NES Classic Mini.

icon275 Getting Ready for Thanksgiving!

The holidays are quickly approaching and Joe is having a devil of a time getting his hands on some turkey for Thanksgiving.

No Man's Sky foundation No Man’s Sky Foundation Update – A New Lease of Life

If the thought of returning to No Man’s Sky fills you with dread, but you’d like to have a go at building a base, then Hello Games have got your back. No Man’s Sky Foundation is a great start for a game I expect to grow and change subtly over numerous updates.

2016blizzcon_heroesesports_day2_willchiangphotos-546 GiN eSports Competition News: November Highlights

Check out the November edition of GiN eSports coverage for the latest news and competition highlights from around the world. Read about the latest from LoL, BlizzCon, Overwatch, and the Call of Duty World League. Get ready for the next rounds of competitions the rest of November and December.

richardgarriott GiN Meets with Lord British, Richard Garriott

GiN reporter Marie Brownhill got the rare opportunity to sit down with the legendary Richard Garriott, better known as Lord British. We talk about his new game Shroud of the Avatar, his days with Ultima Online, and what it means to make a great games.

 
johnathan-flowers2 DragonCon’s Discussion on Gender, Race and Sexuality in Videogames

At DragonCon, GiN was able to chat with Comics and Popular Arts Conference speaker Johnathan Flowers, a doctoral candidate in Philosophy from Southern Illinois University. His research focuses on Japanese Aesthetics and the philosophy of race, gender and sexuality.

 

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