Combining elements of DOTA-style, real-time arena combat with the deep strategic thinking of an advanced computer card game, Artifact is one of the most unique, challenging and fun CCGs to come out in a very long time.
Based off a Swedish role-playing game, Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden combines darkly comical characters including a mutant pig and a duck, with turn-based tactical combat and exploration. It’s a little rough, but still a gem.
The holidays are upon us, and while the rest of the world is sleeping, smart gamers are using the extra time to dive into some great titles they might have missed. Come see what is on our catchup holiday schedule, and let us know what games are getting your attention before the holidays run out.
Those of you craving more, and better, BattleTech action should check out BATTLETECH Flashpoint, the first of three DLCs for the core mech battling game. Flashpoint adds more story-type missions, more mech types, a new environment, access to LosTech and good late-game challenge.
Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales follows the Gwent card battling game from CD Projekt Red, giving us another glimpse into the world of the Witcher. This time the game is a single player experience with a role-playing front end. But can it battle a very crowded card game market?
In a lot of ways, Red Dead Redemption 2 is the reason why we play games. It’s an advanced, open world that is both incredibly beautiful and so very clever in countless ways. It also has a gut-punching story that is not to be missed. Overall, it’s one heck of a wild west ride.
The You Don’t Know Jack series has been around for about as long as people have been playing games on computers and consoles. The Jackbox Party Pack 5 adds new games and some innovations, such as turning any cellphone into a controller.
Nothing gets closer to the feel of the pen and paper paranormal investigations role-playing game like the new Call of Cthulhu videogame. Even Lovecraft would be proud of this mythos-steeped, sanity check inducting adventure game.
The third game of the new trilogy, Shadow of the Tomb Raider ends the rebooted and re-imagined origin story of perennial adventurer Lara Croft. Shadow comes closest to the classic gameplay of yesteryear, where environmental puzzles ruled over intense combat and fighting.
The Far Cry 5: Dead Living Zombies DLC adds seven short zombie themed scenarios to Far Cry 5. But the lack of any open-world fun, and almost no connection to the core game or gameplay, means that this one is likely DOA for many fans.