This week’s Time Waster is a Nintendo Switch game called Flat Heroes that offers fast and challenging gameplay for those that take it on.
If you miss the golden age of cooperative videogame playing, then Pode for the Nintendo Switch may bring back some of that excitement. See if our two reviewers enjoyed Pode’s beautiful little romp of co-op goodness straight through to the end.
It’s all the rage now to take classic literature and twist it somehow by adding undead or other monsters. The Eerie Adventures of the Lycanthrope Robinson Crusoe by Peter Clines, H.P. Lovecraft, and Daniel Defoe does that, and does it well.
Tales of Broken Wings takes place in a quirky and colorful cartoon world populated with air pirates, aeronautical inventors, belligerent blimps and fantastic flying fish. Jump into the cockpit if you enjoy a good twin-stick challenge.
Billy is back to mobile gaming this week for the Time Waster and he has an interesting runner-type game called Flip: Surfing Colors to talk about.
Football Manager 2018 lets soccer fans become football fanatics while also scratching their business simulation itch. Unlike most soccer games where you play the field, with this one you handle all the backend strategy needed to support a successful, professional team.
Our reviewer had so much fun reading Patrick S. Tomlinson’s Gate Crashers that he dares to compare it with The Hitchhiker’s Guild to the Galaxy. Buckle up for nonstop laughter, quirky snark and hardcore sci-fi adventure if you start turning these pages.
Although it doesn’t offer much beyond the ability to peek under the skirts of a few schoolgirls, the Gal Gun series has earned a cult following. Gal Gun 2 won’t do much to change that, but does provide a bit more campy fun.
This week the Time Waster is changing pace to focus on an Early Access game called To Hell with Hell that is up on Steam.
In what could be a huge sleeper hit, Bugbear finally put the finishing touches on their vehicle-crashing masterpiece, Wreckfest. The game lives up to the name, with players racing and wrecking everything from tractors to combines, junky stockcars and sleek machines.
This is an amazing coffee table book for retro-gamers and enthusiasts. If you love the history behind some of those amazing Nintendo SNES games, The SNES Omnibus will provide hours of enjoyment in a stylish package.
Anyone who purchased the season pass for Far Cry 5 got a Vietnam, a zombie and a Mars themed level as part of that package. Vietnam was the first out of the gate, and offers a bit more strategy and stealth over the core game.
Hargosh explains why some of his reviews are taking longer to write these days, and laments the fact that some other professional reviewers working at other sites have taken to cutting and pasting reviews when they should be spending more time playing the games.
Michael’s got a quick announcement for his reader’s.
Jordan and Aster are finally taking a summer vacation, but Aster doesn’t seem to thrilled by how Jordan plans to spend his time off.
Only in its second year, Blerdcon, short for Black Nerd Convention, highlights people of color, LGBTQ, women and those with disabilities active in nerd culture such as anime, cosplay, gaming, comics, fantasy and sci-fi. Find out how it went this year in our report.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider is the next adventure for Lara Croft, but this is a series that’s steeped in colonialism and the idea of the white saviour. Chella looks at gameplay videos for the new game and worries that this problem isn’t going away any time soon.
Drew and Chella talk tabletop roleplaying games and what they love about them. They discuss how their group works, their favourite games and how to get started.
The evolution of stealth games
Hereditary vs The Witch – the horror movies of summer 2018
E3 2018 Highlights – Death Stranding, Halo and video game kissing
Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story charms in most of the right places
Why don’t games have happy endings?
QuakeCon Teams Up with The American Red Cross, 1UpOnCancer, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Dallas Pets Alive!, Extra Life, Gamers Outreach, NonPareil Institute and Stack-Up so that gamers can help out valuable charities while having fun at the show.
Call of Duty World League Returns to Anaheim
Averett University Gets New eSports Head Coach
Dungeons and Dragons Streaming Its Most Ambitious Live Event
GWENT Gets New Champion in Salt Mine Tourney
Call of Duty World League Championship Headed to Columbus Ohio
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.
Daniel Greenberg grew up playing Dungeons and Dragons and creating fantastic worlds. Then after college he worked on some of the most iconic RPGs and videogames ever made. Today, his games help those struggling with health problems and other serious issues.
NASA Space Lasers
Final Fantasy IX's Sad Ending
Game of the Year 2015
Games of the year voting