Steve Jackson’s Sorcery! 4: The Crown of Kings [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]
Nov24

Steve Jackson’s Sorcery! 4: The Crown of Kings [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]

At long last, we finish the quadrology of Inkle Studio’s reimaginings of the Fighting Fantasy gamebooks, Sorcery! (If you’re just now discovering our reviews of this series, read our prior reviews of Sorcery! , Sorcery! 2 , and Sorcery! 3 .) In concluding the last game, The Seven Serpents, we made our way through the treacherous time-warped Baklands, tracking 7 deadly serpents who were tasked with hunting us down and slaughtering us, or, at the very least, warning our nemesis, the Archmage, of our approach so we could not assault Mapang unawares. In the final chapter, we find…

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Steve Jackson’s Sorcery! 3: The Seven Serpents [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]
Apr22

Steve Jackson’s Sorcery! 3: The Seven Serpents [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]

In concluding the last game, Kharé, Cityport of Traps, we unraveled a mystery involving mages and an invasion that permitted our adventurer to escape Kharé with our hide intact and made our way into the forbidding wastelands known as the Baklands. In this new chapter, we find ourselves in the Baklands blazing a trail for the metropolis of Mapang—home to the deadly keep where the Archmage who has taken the stolen crown has fled—only to discover that 7 deadly serpents are hunting us. These serpents are the treacherous servants of the Archmage and, those who don’t kill us, will rush back to…

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The Elder Scrolls Online [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]
Aug10

The Elder Scrolls Online [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]

The Elder Scrolls is sailing into uncharted waters with its first try at not only a multiplayer title but a full blown MMORPG. These are some huge shoes to fill with the most recent Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim being heralded as among the best RPGs of all time. I am happy to report that Zenimax has delivered not only a solid MMO but also a worthy chapter in the saga of the Elder Scrolls.

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Steve Jackson’s Sorcery! 2: Kharé, Cityport of Traps [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]
Mar03

Steve Jackson’s Sorcery! 2: Kharé, Cityport of Traps [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]

For those of you new to the brilliant iOS re-imagining of the Fighting Fantasy gamebooks, Sorcery! from Steve Jackson, you’re in for a treat. For the briefest of recaps, you are a magical warrior who has been entrusted with finding a stolen mystical crown and defeating an evil sorcerer in the process. In the first game, you survived the surrounding Shamutanti Hills and found your way to the gates of Kharé: Cityport of Traps!

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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft BETA [VIDEO GAME PRE-REVIEW]
Jan30

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft BETA [VIDEO GAME PRE-REVIEW]

It’s the Warcraft game no one expected. Hearthstone just started open beta, but even in the closed betas I was able to participate in, it has already taken the gaming world by storm, with well over 1 million gamers participating. And unlike many games that are free in beta…

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SolForge [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]
Jan16

SolForge [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]

SolForge is an amazing digital card collecting game springing from the collaboration of StoneBlade Entertainment—formerly Gary Games, the creators of the Ascension Deck Building Game–and Richard Garfield–the original designer of Magic the Gathering (MtG) –that was funded in 2012 through an extremely successful Kickstarter campaign. It would be right at home on the PC or portable device of any Goth who enjoys the strategy of card based RPGs and wants a bit of a new spin on the genre.

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Steve Jackson’s Sorcery! Shamutanti Hills [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]
Oct10

Steve Jackson’s Sorcery! Shamutanti Hills [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]

It’s rare when you play an iOS game and find that all you want to do is gush over it! When the only thing more fun than playing the game is waxing eloquent about its charms and nuances to friends, family members, coworkers, and complete strangers at Starbucks! But for our readers who are fantasy role players, Sorcery! might just be the one to do that for you! It definitely has…

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DRAGONBORN: Skyrim DLC [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]
Sep15

DRAGONBORN: Skyrim DLC [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]

Skyrim’s Dragonborn is the third and final DLC planned for the 2011 Game of the Year. Once again players take the role of the Dragonborn–or “Dovahkiin”–in a battle against an ancient evil to secure the future of Skyrim. So grab your Imperial Sword and tighten that Stormcloak Cuirass because we’re…

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Far Cry 3 [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]
Jul18

Far Cry 3 [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]

If you’ve somehow played the other games in this franchise and not enjoyed them, then you may have already decided against this game. Wait! This is not your standard Far Cry fare. It has multiple redemptive qualities, and, might I say, it even has it’s own little moments of awesome shininess. It has elements of game-play that make you yearn to pick up your controller and go roaming through the jungles of the island, shooting and knifing people and animals as you go. It also has some really cool gameplay mechanics and it makes being sneaky fun, which is a huge plus…

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Borderlands 2 DLC: Krieg the Psycho [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]
Jul11

Borderlands 2 DLC: Krieg the Psycho [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]

Krieg the Psycho, aside from being everything his name implies, is the ultimate all or nothing, high risk, high reward character. His skill trees are designed to keep you pressing forward in an all-out, no holds barred attack. Why sit behind cover and take shots at enemies or sneak in for a backstab when charging you opponent head on to deliver a face full of axe can solve the problem faster. While using his action skill, Buzz Axe Rampage, Krieg’s melee damage and movement speed are increased. He can also throw his axe at retreating enemies, causing them to stumble.

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Borderlands 2 DLC: Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]
Jul04

Borderlands 2 DLC: Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage [VIDEO GAME REVIEW]

LOOT! AND PECS! AND EXPLOSIONS! This second add-on campaign for Borderlands 2 features the over the top, American macho-man and weapons manufacturer owner, Mr. Torgue. Torgue’s insanity binds this thrilling second add-on campaign for Borderlands 2 together in a bite size chunk of everything that is Borderlands…

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