Free to play and easy to learn, Dauntless is a bit like Monster Hunter World, but for everyone of any skill level. For a more casual monster hunting game, it has surprising depth, beautiful graphics and crossplay between PC and console players. Hunt this one down today!
The Classic Game Design book is more than just a paper guide. It comes with a CD and all the programs needed to learn, step by step, how to code games that ruled the arcades during the classic coin operated era of gaming.
Silence: The Whispered World 2 has been out on other platforms for a while, but now makes the jump to the Nintendo Switch, where it takes on new life. This is one of the most engaging puzzle adventure games in years, with both beauty and brains.
This week Billy is looking at Warriors of Waterdeep, which is an official D&D game on mobile devices, but don’t let it’s name fool you.
Project Nimbus features some of the most exciting real time mech versus mech combat around. Players who master the cockpit can pull off some impressive moves and turn the tide of battle in their favor. We just wish there was a little bit more variety in the various mech killing machines.
The Ghosts of Saltmarsh Dungeon and Dragons supplement is one of the most ambitious for Wizards of the Coast, updating classic modules like Danger at Dunwater into fifth edition masterpieces while adding new rules and settings to help launch exciting seafaring adventures.
The studio behind the excellent Layers of Fear and the cyberpunk thriller Observer have crafted another masterpiece in Layers of Fear 2. This one delves deeply into a world of horror, and uses all kinds of sight, sounds and narrative techniques to portray its creeping dread.
The Time Waster this week is a bit different with Billy checking out a demo for Small Saga, which is currently going through a Kickstarter campaign. Come in and see if this unique world filled with adventuring mice is worth investing your cheese.
Following up on the original Rage game, Rage 2 does everything a little bit bigger and a lot better. This is one crazy open world post-apocalyptic adventure, with lots of variety in the various forms of melee, ranged and vehicular combat.
Team Yankee is a speculative military fiction novel that presupposes that NATO and the Warsaw pack triggered World War III back in 1985. Written by Harold Coyle, its actually a retelling of an excellent story by Sir John Hackett, which is also the basis for a thriving minitures combat game.