Thimbleweed Park

Monday, April 3, 2017

Thimbleweed Park is an old-school point-and-click adventure. It was developed by Terrible Toybox, which is the current home of a few former LucasArts stalwarts, including Ron Gilbert, Gary…

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Mass Effect: Andromeda

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Good: Sprawling space opera. Massive opportunities to customize character. The Bad: Human faces and actions look really disturbing. Early conversations are inane. New cover system only kind…

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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Listen up Ghosts. The Santa Blanca, a previously minor Mexican drug cartel, has overtaken Bolivia to the point where the country has become a narco-state. Powerless against the…

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NieR: Automata

Monday, March 20, 2017

Nier: Automata reminds me of an earlier period in game design, around the end of the ’90s and the beginning of the ’00s, which was a sort of…

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Super Bomberman R

Monday, March 13, 2017

The past 20+ years have largely been good to the Bomberman series. Well-received games on the Saturn, N64, SNES, Xbox 360, and a PS3 re-release have given the…

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Fast RMX

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Fast Racing series began as a true sleeper hit on the original Wii. The futuristic racer allowed fans of that sub-genre to enjoy the genre without having…

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Torment: Tides of Numenera

Friday, March 3, 2017

Two things I should probably get out up front. One, I spent an inordinate amount of my teenage years and even up into graduate school playing D&D and…

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Horizon Zero Dawn

Monday, February 20, 2017

The PlayStation 4 has played host to some of Sony’s greatest creations of all-time. Bloodborne brought the Souls sub-genre to a new level of accessibility, while Uncharted 4…

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Sniper Elite 4

Sunday, February 19, 2017

You happen across a decrepit stone tower on the outskirts of San Celini Island, which is currently under fascist control. The tower would make an ideal sniper’s nest,…

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Urban Empire

Friday, February 3, 2017

Urban Empire is a city simulator from Finnish developer Reborn Games. In it, you control a fledgling city from 1820 to modern times, zoning new districts, building up…

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