Fabled Lands takes the classic adventure stories written by authors Dave Morris and Jamie Thomson and puts them into a video game where you can explore almost anywhere and role-play however you wish with no physical dice required.
Our Modern Gamer may not be too good at platformers, but even she really enjoyed the beauty and gameplay found in Sephonie. If you have any interest at all in platforming games or puzzles, then don’t miss out on giving this charming indie game a go.
Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin might take longtime Final Fantasy players by surprise. It combines the deep lore of the series with the fast and frantic combat that developer Team Ninja is known for, putting them together in a really fun and exciting game.
For fans of old school survival horror, like we used to get on the PlayStation 2, Tormented Souls is a blissful throwback to that time and genre, and exactly what we want in a modern take on classic survival horror.
Created by Oh, a Rock! Studios, the same studio that brought us the crazy Too Many Santas dating simulation, The Lost Oregon City Gold keeps that wackiness going with a puzzle-heavy adventure game that provides quite a heaping helping of family fun.
Citizen Sleeper presents players with a sci-fi world where they exist on the bottom rungs of society. Far from a hero archetype, your main concern as the player in this game will be finding enough work so that you don’t starve, and maybe doing a little bit of good along the way.
It’s fun to welcome characters from sci-fi, horror, x-punk, superhero, western and other genres into our campaigns. The Ultimate RPG Character Backstory Guide, an expansion from the core book that mostly just covers Dungeons and Dragons characters, helps us to do that in an interesting way.
It seems like a hidden power of gaming consoles these days is their ability to help grow crops. Not literally of course, but we are seeing quite a few farming-based games crop up on consoles. This week we till the soil with Farm Manager 2022.
Set around the time of the 1889 Paris Expo, Curious Expedition 2 challenges players to explore a mysterious island looking for new species, hidden civilizations and treasure in this charming, rogue-like universe that you will want to visit again and again.
Perennial favorite Borderlands character Tiny Tina is back in Wonderlands as the overly energetic dungeon master for this bizarre and beautiful mix of first-person shooter gameplay and Dungeons and Dragons style adventure.
The Cyberpunk 2077 developers were able to redeem themselves after a disastrous launch by improving gameplay and stability for the game’s PC and next generation console versions. And now it seems Cyberpunk finally also runs well on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Time Loader is a puzzle adventure that follows a time-traveling robot as it goes back to 1995 in an attempt to fix the events of a certain day. Puzzles involve moving the robot through one of the messiest houses on the block while also dodging a very curious cat.
This week our Fresh Look gamer dives into the Castlevania series, and finally learns what all the hype is about with those Metroidvania style games that everyone is always going on and on about. It’s actually a really great discovery for her because she is now hooked on them too!
This week our retro gamer Michael Blaker takes a look at a true classic with Prince of Persia: Sands of Time. At the time of their release, the Prince of Persia games were really cutting edge, and today still provide a good deal of platforming fun.
Michael Blaker’s Movie Monday Featuring Anger Management
Fan Collective Unimatrix 47: SNW’s “Lift Us Up Where Suffering Cannot Reach” Episode
Translation Necessary Thursday Looks at “Hell Mode: Volume 01” by Hamuo
Anime Sunday: Most Anticipated Anime of Summer 2022
What started as a gathering of a few friends and musicians at the Southern California Renaissance Faire has turned into one of the most popular RPG podcast networks, the now famous Happy Jacks.
Our Save State columnist used to dump rolls of quarters into the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game, so he was overjoyed to learn that the pizza-loving reptiles were back in the new Shredder’s Revenge game. Grab a slice and see how these heroes in a half shell have aged so well.
Visual Novel Sakura Wars Brings Mech Combat, Substance and Style
Checking into the FMV Game Death Come True
Getting Lost in the Lost Kingdoms on GameCube
Danganronpa Decadence Collection: 4 Games in 1 Fun for the Nintendo Switch
Cats are not exactly known for being cooperative when it comes to any kind of training. So how do you think it will go when a smartphone tries to teach Katz some new tech?
Remember last week when we thought the game was finished? It turns out that Undertale, in all of its wonderful strangeness, is not actually complete once you finish the game. You have to play just a little bit more. Join our hero Scodysk and find out why this week.
Scodysk’s Grand Finale of the Undertale
Trekkers Delight Examines Strange New Worlds “Lift Us Up Where Suffering Cannot Reach” Episode
Scodysk Begins the Conclusion of Undertale
Trekker’s Delight Discusses Star Trek’s Strange New Worlds “Spock Amok” Episode
Ubisoft announced that it is giving away the new Roller Champions competitive eSports game for free on the PlayStation and Xbox consoles, and for the PC through the Ubisoft Store.
Roll20 is one of the best platforms available for playing role-playing games remotely with friends. But it could always be better, and that is just what COO Corey Rosemond is working on right now. We find out what’s up on the platform, and what is coming soon.
BurnBryte is the first roleplaying game made for the virtual tabletop world of Roll20. Just like how Amazon, Netflix and Apple TV went from streaming other peoples’ content to creating their own shows, this is Roll20s first original content. We chat with the show’s creators.
A Timely Repair For A Busted PlayStation
How the Game Industry can Support the Black Lives Matter Movements
Honest Conversations About Minority Representation in the Game Industry
Pandemic: Boom or Bust for the Game Industry?