Protect the banner and your kin The Banner Saga Proudly Marches Forward

When The Oregon Trail meets a Skyrim-like world, you know you have something good. The Banner Saga combines intense storytelling and moral choices with turn-based combat for a unique and fun experience.

 
 
Starry Duo Starry Duo Isn’t Just Child’s Play

Although it may conjure up images of peaceful childhood dreams, our reviewer finds that Starry Duo is a thrilling little game for the young, and the young at heart.

 
 
Dare I cross into this game? Hello, Darkness, My Old Friend – Dark Souls 2 Reviewed

If you thought the first game was difficult, know that it’s a picnic compared to Dark Souls 2. This is one of the hardest RPGs you will ever play, but also one of the most beautiful and deep. It’s a trap for sure. Dare you enter?

 
 
ChellaFeatureViolence Shoddy Gameplay More Dangerous Than Violence

This week Chella examines one of those violence in video games studies we all know so well. Only this time, researchers actually found out that it was the poor controls, not the violent content, that got gamers so frustrated.

The State of the Union...is strong! The State of the Xbox One

With three months of Xbox One ownership under his belt, Todd lists all the things that the new console is doing well, and a few areas that could use some improvement.

2014showpodcastFEATURE Up And Coming Games

From Watchdogs to The Division, we examine all the games that players should be looking forward to in the first half of 2014. We also talk about some of the games that have already made a splash like Titanfall and Thief, as well as indie games like Banished, Gone Home and Banner Saga.

A Tribute To Tom In Remembrance Of Tom Clancy

As many of you know, I served in the United States army. Before that I was a heavy reader thanks to my dad, who was an army infantry veteran. One of the first books he handed me was Tom Clancy’s […]

 
FFeditorialNEWFRONTfeature Final Fantasy: A Different Take

I’m sure everyone saw Neal’s editorial on Final Fantasy last week, and I’m sure not everyone agreed with it. I know I didn’t, and that’s why I felt I should also write up an editorial to give people another view […]

 
Pensacon2014FRONT The Pensacon 2014 Potential

Our convention reporter Marie Brownhill visits Pensacon in Florida for its inaugural opening, and finds an event that could quickly move into the major circuit.

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