The Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 5: No Turning Back ends the second season of the excellent video game series. Who lives? Who dies? And where in the heck will the series go from here?
This week Billy checks out a free multiplayer game on Steam called Gear Up that has him building tanks to fight other players. Should you give it a look?
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky took ten years to come to America, and then it was a PSP game. Now it makes the jump to the PC, and our resident JRPG loving reviewer, Billy White, is there to play it through. Is this one lost in translation, or a valuable find?
Welcome Time Wasters! This week my search for a time waster lead me around the internet until I discovered a neat little game called HYDRA. HYDRA is a hack-n-slash game viewed from the side that pits the players against a deadly hydra. There isn’t really a story as to why the player has to fight the hydra, it’s just there and needs to be killed. The only problem is that it can’t be. HYDRA is a high-score game that challenges players to cut off as many heads of the hydra as they can. Each head destroyed counts as a single […]
Billy tackles The Walking Dead: Amid The Ruins in anticipation of diving into the final episode of season two. Will he have the nerve to finish what he started? Will you?
Welcome Time Wasters! This week my Time Waster came at the suggestion of John Breeden. He was nice enough to point out a small, indie game called The Wizard to me. No, this has nothing to do with Super Mario Bros. 3 or a Power Glove. The Wizard puts players in the role of Kevin, a young wizard in training. Kevin wakes up one night to discover that his beautiful face has been stolen. Not ready to live a life without beauty, he jumps up and chases the face thief through sewers, dungeons, towers and everything in between. The Wizard […]
Welcome Time Wasters! This week I discovered a Rouge-like game called DungeonUp that has puzzle and RPG elements mixed in. DungeonUp puts players in the role of a hero that is trying to warn a group of dwarves of the dangers from digging in their mountain. The dwarves don’t listen to the hero and end up throwing him in jail. After teaming up with a rouge, the hero sets out to escape the dwarves and put an end to the monsters they unleash. Controls in DungeonUp are easy. Players can use the Arrow or A,W,S,D keys to move their character around. They […]
Welcome Time Wasters! This week I took to my smartphone in search of a game to spend some time with. In my searches I discovered Rock Hero, a game that tries to cash in on the popularity of the Rock Band and Guitar Hero games. Rock Hero plays a lot like the above mentioned games. Notes come down to the beat of the song and players have to tap on the to score points and continue playing. I decided to check out a game like this because its been awhile since I spent any time with a music rhythm game of […]
Welcome Time Wasters! This week’s time waster is a little different than what I noramlly play. This week I spent my time with Icarus. Icarus is a game that is based off of the old myth of what happens when someone flies too close to the sun, except humans are replaced with paper airplanes. Icarus is a game that was made for a game jam. For those who don’t know, game jams are typically events where developers are given restrictions and are told to make a game in a certain amount of time. This particular game jam had developers creating a game […]
Shovel Knight is the platformer that old school game fans everywhere have been waiting to play. Whether you jump on this one for the 3DS, PC or Wii U, you won’t be disappointed in any way. Find out why (new) old school rules with Shovel Knight.