The Little Joys Of Being The “Helpful” Guy In Multiplayer Games

The Little Joys Of Being The “Helpful” Guy In Multiplayer Games

Everyone plays video games for different reasons. Everyone plays multiplayer games for the same one. Now I realize that this is a bold statement, but the reasoning is logical and it applies to everything from the giant servers of World Of Warcraft to the pen and paper Dungeons & Dragons player sitting at home with ..

The most Difficult Indie Game Ever (That’s worth Playing)

The most Difficult Indie Game Ever (That’s worth Playing)

In the past few years indie Games have made a leap into the mainstream (ironically) and games like Minecraft have almost put the genre’s title to the test. So with that, comes varying degrees of Indie obscurity. Now the thing with obscurity is that it’s much more impressive to find something that no one knows ..

Top 3 Best Call of Duty Zombie Maps

Top 3 Best Call of Duty Zombie Maps

Call of Duty has grown into one of the most well known franchises in the gaming industry over the years.  Looking back over those years, I started to wonder what made Call of Duty so successful.  Was it because of how the storylines unfolded in campaign mode?  Did the multiplayer revolutionize how first person shooters ..

Why Now Is the Best Time to Be a Gamer

Why Now Is the Best Time to Be a Gamer

  During a recent conversation, my friend and I discussed how video games have changed through the years. He argued they’ve become too mainstream and unoriginal. I disagreed vehemently and went on to explain the dynamic shift they’ve taken, ultimately leading me to pen this article.  So first off, yes, video games have become mainstream. ..

The Most Exciting Next-Gen Games

The Most Exciting Next-Gen Games

As the November release of Sony’s new PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One fast approaches, I find myself imagining the fantastic experiences awaiting the gaming world. Then I get all soul-searchy and weird and have to stop. So, to get it out of my system, and give you oh so lonely people something to read.. ..

Marvel Heroes Human Torch Dev Diary Mentions Emma Frost Character

Marvel Heroes Human Torch Dev Diary Mentions Emma Frost Character

Marvel Heroes, the massive multiplayer online game (MMO) with the comic book license of the same name, has launched a developer diary to discuss their character creation process. In particular, they’ll focus on a new option with the release of the Human Torch from the Fantastic Four, also known as Johnny Storm. They discuss just ..

The Ivory Towers Of Indie Royale’s Starry Nights Bundle

The Ivory Towers Of Indie Royale’s Starry Nights Bundle

Another Indie Royale serving is upon us with the Starry Nights Bundle. It will contain a total of 6 games, with 5 titles known so far. We’ll list all known features in a list below: Sword of the Stars: The Pit Bientôt l’été Tower Wars Sentinel QRTH-PHYL We’ve discussed the Sword of the Stars roguelike ..

Stop Smelling Roses, Paradox Announces War of the Vikings

Stop Smelling Roses, Paradox Announces War of the Vikings

Good news for those that like old timey manslaughter, for Paradox Interactive has announced War of the Vikings for PC, as a spiritual successor to War of the Roses. It’s currently planned for an early 2014 release. This online multiplayer fest will run on the same technology as its predecessor and it will also be ..

Ex-F.E.A.R. Folks Working On Betrayer Shooter For Steam Early Access

Ex-F.E.A.R. Folks Working On Betrayer Shooter For Steam Early Access

A studio comprised of ex-Monolith developers today announced Betrayer, an upcoming PC game set in almost all black and white. It will debut on Steam’s Early Access program on August 14, 2013. Players will be immersed in the colonial times of 1604, somewhere on a Virginian coast. They’ll explore a land that has been devoid ..

Race The Sun Preview – Less Is More

Race The Sun Preview – Less Is More

How is it possible to triumph in a popular genre without an ample budget or a giant team to make something sparkly and superlative to any other product with similar features? That’s a question Race The Sun answers for the endless runner genre, by going the opposite direction of what developers would otherwise do. In ..