The dog days of summer may be behind us, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a good time to stay inside with the AC and play some board games. I’ve got a couple of unique ones on the list today. Shall we?
Hello Games shocked the world when they announced No Man’s Sky back in 2013. It sounded too good to be true –a procedurally-generated space exploration game with 18 quintillion planets made by a team of roughly 10 people. I, like thousands of others, have been eagerly awaiting it’s release ever since. After years of an … Continue reading
Blizzard’s first new IP in 15+ years, Overwatch, is a smash hit. The hero shooter, out on console and PC, has been taking the world by storm since it’s release nearly three months ago. With the first competitive season winding down, let’s take a look at how the game has changed since late May.
Hyper Light Drifter is the second Kickstarter game that I backed in 2013 to come out this year. The first one, Mighty No. 9, didn’t quite live up to expectations. While that game was spearheaded by an industry veteran with a storied past, Hyper Light Drifter is the creation of one man, Alex Preston, who … Continue reading
“Hunted and alone, a boy finds himself drawn into the center of a dark project.” That’s the Xbox Store description for Inside, the second game from Playdead. Their first game, Limbo, was an excellent black-and-white platformer/puzzler about a little boy in a forest. I liked it and played it for about an hour, but didn’t finish … Continue reading
I’ve been a Pokemon fan ever since Nintendo sent a copy of the pilot episode to my house because I had an NES, SNES, and GameBoy. I’ve played every generation from red/blue through X/Y and Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire as well as collected the cards, but there’s never been something that tried to actually make you a Pokemon … Continue reading