A Bright Return for Dark Souls

Prepare to die, again, as we return to the apocalyptic fantasy world of Lordran in Dark Souls: Remastered. Do modern-day enhancements re-light the Souls bonfire? Or is this resurrection simply another step towards Hollowing?

 
 
Fighting Fear in Star Trek Discovery: Fear Itself

If you like Discovery, then the Star Trek Discovery: Fear Itself novel features some plot-pushing character arcs from the newest Star Trek series. This one explores deep moral questions while also acting a real page turner with a story that warps by quickly.

Bodacious Battling in Battle Chasers: Nightwar on Switch

Originally released for the PC and other consoles, Battle Chasers: Nightwar moves to the Nintendo Switch, where its comic book-like RPG elements, intense action and good graphics make it perfect for some epic couch play sessions.

 
 
Checking Out a Knight Demo

We know it hasn’t been long since the last one, but Time Waster Billy is once again checking out another game that isn’t actually out. This time around, the beta he’s fooling around with simply goes by the title Knight Demo. Truth in advertising, huh? Come find out if this Knight is worth burning your daylight.

Steaming to Greatness with Frostpunk

Developer 11bit Studios have done it yet again, this time combining deep city and empire building, a haunting story, and plenty of surprises into the frozen masterpiece that is Frostpunk. Those looking for something new and cool (or cold) can chill out with this unique city-building experience.

 
 
A Killer Tale in First To Kill

One of a long series of books by author Andrew Peterson, First to Kill kicks off the series with an exciting thrill ride that takes readers into the heart of special operations, dirty fighting, double crosses and fierce combat occurring in the shadows around the globe.

Passing On Smoke and Sacrifice

Smoke and Sacrifice is a game with a lot of potential, a unique world and interesting gameplay mechanics. Unfortunately, it also has some of the biggest bugs and technical flaws that we have ever experienced in a supposedly complete Nintendo Switch title.

 
 
Soul Sword Offers Simple Dungeon Diving

This week Billy is checking out a game about selling loot found inside dungeons. No, it isn’t Moonlighter again. This game is called Soul Sword.

Moonlighter Marries Dungeons and Capitalism

Moonlighter is a wonderful game that stands as yet another testament to not all Kickstarter projects being bad. The marriage of dungeon diving and running a shop works incredibly well and the love put into the game shines through with the graphics and audio.

 
 
Reaching for the Stars with If Tomorrow Comes

The If Tomorrow Comes novel follows humanity as they build a spaceship to follow aliens to a promised nirvana, only to discover some hard truths. It’s a good book, but you probably need to read the original novella first.

Pulling the Trigger on Destiny 2: Warmind

Destiny 2 continues to expand with Warmind DLC, giving players access to new areas, new enemies, exotic weapons, a unique new raid, and several hours of new single-player content. For those who love this sci-fi shooter, its just more icing on the cake, though it doesn’t actually change the core game in any significant ways.

 
 
Exploring the Lost Sea

This week’s Time Waster is a game called Lost Sea that challenges players with traversing a series of islands after a plane wreck strands them in the Bermuda Triangle.

E3 Press Conference Schedule and Predictions

Like most of us here at GiN, Todd will be watching all the major E3 Expo press conferences with a careful eye. Given the state of the market, and what happened last year, who will most wow their fans this time around? Bethesda? Sony? EA? Microsoft? Ubisoft? Nintendo? It’s time!

TNT: Isekai Yururi Kikou Chapters 81-120 by Minazuki Shizuru

Michael’s back with the third set of chapters in Takumi’s adventures for this week’s Translation Necessary Thursday. It’s Isekai Yururi Kikou Chapters 81-120 by Minazuki Shizuru!

Give Them a Ridley, They’ll Take A Waluigi

There’s a lot of new information about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate out, including Ridley joining the fight, but of course Nintendrones are never satisfied.

Nintendo Packs Tons of Games Into E3 Presentation

Forgoing the glitz and flash of some of the other console companies and game makers, Nintendo instead opted to put together a video showcasing all their pending games. The packed presentation includes DAEMON X MACHINA, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Torna, Pokéball Plus, Super Mario Party, Fire Emblem Three Houses, Fortnite, Overcooked 2, Super Smash Bros and much more.

Feral Vector Feral Vector: the antidote to E3

It’s E3 week, so Chella contemplates Feral Vector, the calm, relaxing and inclusive gaming festival with a difference.

Rise Nation Wins Call of Duty Anaheim Event

In a tournament that featured more than 150 teams from North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific Region competing through three days, Rise Nation defeated Red Reserve in a close battle in the Championship match on Sunday to capture its third title of the season for the Call of Duty World League.

Healthy Gaming with Daniel Greenberg

Daniel Greenberg grew up playing Dungeons and Dragons and creating fantastic worlds. Then after college he worked on some of the most iconic RPGs and videogames ever made. Today, his games help those struggling with health problems and other serious issues.

 
Mega Man X Legacy Collection Shenanigans

Capcom has finally announced the details of the Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1+2 releases, and yet again Switch owners are getting the short end of the stick with no physical release of the second collection. Despite the second collection getting a physical release in Japan.

 
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