Returning to the Ruins in Labyrneath II

Billy is taking a short break from mobile games this week to look at Labyrneath II, which is the sequel to a previous game featured in the Time Waster.

 
 
Sound And Fury With the GSP 600 Gaming Headset

The Sennheiser GSP 600 Professional Gaming Headset is one of the most advanced headsets that we have ever tested. It provides beautifully rendered music and sound effects with some of the best games today, and might even enhance your performance.

Action Stations in From Furies Forged

For our review of the Free Fleet series of novels, we come to the penultimate entry. In From Furies Forged, we see the gloom and doom atmosphere reach a breaking point, but also an apex of action sliding into the finale. And we are pretty sure this one is going to end with a bang.

 
 
Lacking Life in Energy Cycle Edge

Energy Cycle Edge has an exciting name, but that is where the energy ends for this one-trick pony of a puzzle game. While this was reviewed on the Nintendo Switch, it would be more at home as an ad-supported, free smartphone game.

Mobile Hacking and Slashing in Masked Samurai

The Time Waster this week is a hack-and-slash game called Masked Samurai that requires a bit more thought than you might think.

 
 
Deadly Fun with Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

You will die far more than twice in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, a challenging game that has no difficulty setting other than hard. It’s a beautiful tale rooted deeply in Japanese folklore that also looks amazing. If you want some nearly impossible challenges and the resulting rewards, Sekiro is your game.

You Are In A Videogame Right Now Says new Book

Depending on your point of view, the theory put forward by The Simulation Hypothesis that we are all part of a giant videogame might be deeply disturbing, or could explain quite a lot of things about our wacky world.

 
 
Getting Visual Superpowers with Eagle Eyes

The technicians at Eagle Eye Optical have devised a whole set of stylish eyewear designed to filter out harmful things like blue light which can slow down or strain gamers during marathon play sessions. We strap up and step out to test them.

Passing By Event Horizon

Billy is finally moving away from smartphone games this week and returning to console games with the space shooter Event Horizon.

 
 
Love at The Arcade with Arcade Spirits

Arcade Spirits is a romantic visual novel set it a wonderful alternative history where the videogame crash of 1983 never happened, and the arcades of yesteryear never went out of style. You get to run your own arcade while trying to find true love.

From the Black Goes into Dark Territory

There seems to be a trend in our review of The Free Fleet series in that each book gets a little bit darker. While a good read, From the Black may be your last chance to depart the fleet if you don’t like the way things are headed.

 
 
RBI Baseball 19 is no Crackerjack

Take us out to the ballgame, just not the one from RBI Baseball 19. This messy attempt at major league baseball gets everything wrong, from basic fundamentals to slowdowns and crashes, to a weird, unavoidable mercy rule where professional baseball teams simply give up if they fall behind.

Should Games Include an Easy Mode?

Games like the recently reviewed Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice are one of the rare breed of titles with only a single, very hard difficulty setting. While this locks the content away from a majority of players, does that mean there should always be an easy setting?

USS Discovery Red Herring: A Red Angel Recap

In the weakest episode yet of season two, DISCO gives us an ill-conceived trap, too much melodrama, and an avenging angel of technology that doesn’t belong in this timeline.

Sony is Finally Listening to Fans with the PlayStation 5

It’s looks like Sony is finally listening to fans and will be bringing backwards compatibility back again when the PlayStation 5 comes out.

GiN Readers Pick the 2018 Games of the Year

Thousands of Gameindustry.com readers came together to select the top games of the year for 2018 from an impressive pool of candidates. We had everything this year from cowboys to space aliens, and shooters to simulations. As the best games rose to the top of the crop, these are your picks for the Games of the Year.

EGX Rezzed EGX Rezzed 2019: five games I loved

For 12 days in April, each year, London becomes host to the London Games Festival, culminating in indie convention, EGX Rezzed. The festival is a city takeover, as various games events pop up around the city, celebrating all aspects of videogames culture. Come see the best taht EGX Rezzed had to offer.

Are New eSports Bars a Viable Business?

You can add eSports to the theme of new bars popping up around the world. But is this trend a flash in the pan, or does it have real staying power? GiN Freelancer Sophie Jackson dives into the heart of the scene in Scandinavia, talking with bar owners about their experiences catering to the gamer crowd. Grab a cold one and come on in!

Interview with a Baltimore Comic-Con Cosplayer

As in previous years, cosplay is huge at the Baltimore Comic Con, a show that keeps comics solidly at it’s heart. We met Brandon Bazemore, a first time con-goer to ask him about cosplaying Miles Morales, the new Spider-Man.

 
Department of Education Funds and Supports Educational Games

Dr. Edward Metz leads education technology programs at the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. In addition to promoting educational and learning games, he is always on the lookout for worthy programs in need of government funding.

 
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