Humankind Aims to Build Civilization Too

Comparisons between Humankind and the Civilization series are unavoidable. But while both games share a lot of similar traits, Humankind really strives to do something different and unique. For the most part, it succeeds.

 
 
Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut Takes Amazing Game Even Further

The Director’s Cut for Ghost of Tsushima takes an already impressive game and somehow makes it even better. This is one of the best-looking and most fun games for next generation consoles that you can play right now.

Transient Extended Edition: Cthulhu Meets Cyberpunk

If you’re a fan of storytelling or of Lovecraftian horror, give Transient: Extended Edition a pretty hard look. While short, the game offers a deep, rich story, a few scares, and surprisingly well-thought-out graphics in a cleverly designed world.

 
 
The Contract Adds Much Needed Single Player Content to GTA Online

GTA Online is a lot of great things, but has never been very strong when it comes to single player content. That all changes with The Contract, a series of amazing missions that feature Franklin Clinton from GTA V and music royalty Dr. Dre.

Recruited By The Division’s New Tale

Closely following the plot of the exciting video game, The Division: Recruited book follows new agent Maira as she tries to make a real difference in the world, and save The Division from a plethora of enemies.

 
 
Betting with Heirs in Vegas Tales: An FMV Game

Vegas Tales is an interesting new FMV game where you are hired to interview four sets of people to see who most deserves to inherit a Las Vegas resort when its owner passes away. Featuring light investigation and heavy interviewing, Vegas Tales provides a unique take on interactive movies.

Noble Fates is Excellent World Building, With A Twist

Noble Fates on the surface is a medieval kingdom builder, and it checks all those boxes nicely. But it also has a deeper level as residents of your kingdom compete for leadership and fight for survival as god-like players try to conquer the mortal realm.

 
 
Creating A New Shooter Standard with Call of Duty Vanguard

Call of Duty Vanguard is one of the most polished shooters to come out in years, with many improvements to both the single player campaign and multiplayer action that fans have been wanting. Vanguard puts Call of Duty back on top. It’s number one with a bullet.

Dysmantle Mixes Genres for a Light Survival Experience

Dysmantle is a unique title that combines zombie-killing, apocalyptic survival, crafting, an open world, cooking, and role-playing into a fun game that rewards players who love exploring every nook and cranny across a huge and sprawling map.

 
 
Tandem is a Platformer with Puzzling Perspectives

Tandem: A Tale of Shadows is a puzzle game that allows you to play as two different characters more-or-less simultaneously, but each character has an entirely different perspective, meaning that you as the player get to explore your environment with both of them.

Bloodshore Combines Shooter Action with FMV Choices

Bloodshore is an action-packed, interactive movie that actually mirrors a battle royal type tournament from the video game world, but with live actors who you actually might care about when they get shot, blown up or otherwise killed in this exciting FMV game.

 
 
Haunted West Offers Gameplay, Guns and History

Those looking for a great new role-playing game to play with friends will love Haunted West. The fact that this excellent RPG and system comes along with 800 pages of historical context is just an incredible bit of icing on this delicious cake.

Walking Down The Tom Clancy History Museum

This week Neal looks over the past, present, and future and how Tom Clancy games have improved or declined since 1998. This includes looking at titles such as Rainbow Six, Ghost Recon, and even the upcoming XDefiant.

Time Amok: A Fox, a Bag of Grain, and a Chicken

A tachyon storm throws the Protostar’s proto drive into breach but with a twist: each member of the crew is moving in a different timeline that runs at its own speed. Meanwhile, the Diviner has extended his reach, so the Protostar crew must work together to defeat the Diviner and keep the Protostar from exploding.

Dune RPG Playtest Review: Week One Report

Gameindustry.com is reviewing the table-top Dune RPG using the Roll20 game system, and playing along with anyone who wants to join us! The first week went well as we got characters ready to put boots on the ground of Arrakis. This is our first report, and there is still time to join us if you want.

Enjoying the Epic Glory of CrossCode

CrossCode has a long history of awards that is especially impressive for an indie title. But that did not keep it from sitting on Vince’s backlist, until now. And he’s really glad he finally unwrapped this grand gift to gamers.

A Star Wars Crush

The Book of Boba Fett show has been introducing many classic Star Wars characters, some of which have only ever been seen before in comic books. But Porkrine has a special request for the producers.

Addicting Games With Bill Kara

This week the guys interview Bill Kara of Addicting Games to discuss the rise of casual gaming over the years. Tune in to hear a discussion of the past, present and future of the casual games market.

Brawlhalla Esports Year Seven Begins with $1 Million Prize Pool

he 2022 season of the Brawlhalla eSports championship kicks off with an online Winter Championship and concludes with the largest fighting game tournament prize pool ever.

Critical Hits with Roll20’s Corey Rosemond

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.

 
Burning Bryte With A Brand New Game System

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.

 

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