Inspired by the future imagined in the 1939 World Fair, the zany Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom: A Novel of Retropolis by writer and artist Bradley W. Schenck is utterly unlike anything else in science fiction.
An innovative platformer game for the Nintendo Switch and other consoles, Splasher will have players doing all the running and jumping they might expect, but with the addition of a cool water gun to both defend themselves and manipulate the environment.
This week our Time Waster is all about Cardinal Quest 2, a small indie game that Billy checked out years ago in its beta, that channels the rogue-like genre.
Who knew that a thousand-year-old game could make such a new splash? Chess Ultra for the Nintendo Switch plays well, and provides some of the most eye-popping backdrops for a game of chess ever created. Plus, it works great when played on a television or the portable Switch screen.
A neat if unusual fantasy, The Dinosaur Lords book has been described as Game of Thrones with dinosaurs, which is not all that inaccurate. The book is filled with bloody intrigue and political plotting, which also happens to involve dinosaurs.
With a deep and heavy emphasis on combat, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is similar in structure to the original Wii game than the more exploration-heavy Chronicles X. Those that love the constant-combat mechanic of traditional JRPG games will find a lot to love.
This week our Time Waster is getting lost in a wingsuit exploration game called Superflight, and its the good kind of lost!
As the first full expansion for Destiny 2, the Curse of Osiris takes us to some new places, and challenges players with new combat waves and bosses, plus provides about two hours of new story content.
Quite a change of pace from author Christopher Keene’s uplifting Dream State Saga, his new book, Gods of the Mountain is a grim and dark fantasy tale. But we think that fans will enjoy the change of pace, and a walk on the darker side of fantasy.
Distrust is inspired by the classic horror movie, The Thing, where people trapped at an Arctic research lab don’t know who is actually a camouflaged, murderous alien. Here, everyone is slowly going insane, with basically the same deadly effect.