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.
This week Billy is checking out a game called Corruption that makes up for a lack of flair with interesting strategy gameplay.
Incorporating cars, off-road trucks, airplanes, motorcycles and speedboats, The Crew 2 challenges players to master a variety of races from coast to coast. You might even find yourself instantly switching from one vehicle to the next in the same race.
The latest novel from Jacqueline Carey is quite a page turner. Starless offers a riveting fantasy world that also dives deep into emotional themes and plot points that will have readers staying up late to finish just one more page.
Although interesting in concept, with a soul trying to escape from a beautifully rendered Hell, Agony has a surprisingly dull story, and takes to falling back on it’s gore factor, sexual innuendo and shock value to try and keep things interesting.
This week Billy is finally back to actually doing his job and his review is of an online rogue-like game called Next Up Hero.
Battle Fleet: Ground Assault takes some of the most exciting tank theaters from WWII and puts them into a turn-based strategy game using the proven Battle Fleet interface. But does Ground Assault stand on its own, or sink under its own weight?
Fresh from the Bobiverse book series, author Dennis E. Taylor takes on more sci-fi with the audio book The Singularity Trap. Blessed with excellent narration, this is one trap that you may want to fall into.
Re-releasing a game from 2008 on the Nintendo Switch may not seem like a recipe for success, but it actually is if that game is De Blob, one of the coolest 3D puzzle platformers around. Now paired with the friendly Switch interface, gamers will be painting the town red, blue, green and everything else all over again.
This week Billy was a bit of a flake on the Time Waster, but he promises that he was still doing some that involves gaming this week. It’s D&D!