hitmancompletefeature An Episodic Victory for HITMAN

The episodic HITMAN game has finally completed its full run with an epic final level in Hokkaido, Japan that seemed like something out of a James Bond movie. Now that it’s a wrap, we dive in with a review of the full series. Was it a big hit?

 
 
librarianlostlampfeature Extending TV Fun With The Librarians Novel

Even though Michael has never seen the hit TV series, he really loved The Librarians and the Lost Lamp novel. Those who do love the show will find even more to enjoy here as the quirky characters unravel another mystery.

necropnewfeature Rogue-like Necropolis Invades Consoles

Originally released, and then heavily patched, for the PC, the fun but frustrating Necropolis now makes the jump to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Does this dungeon crawler have legs?

 
 
halonewbloodfeature A Bloody Good Read with Halo: New Blood

The Halo: New Blood book follows protagonist Gunny Edward Buck’s journey in becoming the first of a new generation of Spartan, the Spartan IV. Halo fans should enjoy the surprisingly complex storyline.

dandbfeature The Poetry of Destruction with Demolish & Build 2017

Demolish & Build 2017 challenges players to do one thing: destroy everything in sight. Forget the build part of this one, the main focus is realistically destroying a variety of buildings in a surprisingly laid-back, highly destructive simulation.

 
 
astervoid-2000-1 Experiencing Space Battles in Astervoid 2000

This week out Time Waster is a little under the weather, but that hasn’t stopped him from checking out a local multiplayer game called Astervoid 2000.

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.

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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