I have a confession. Despite being such an avid gamer, I have never played The Witcher 3. Hopefully some of you haven’t lost all respect for me and will continue reading.
Card games have always been favorites of mine from traditional ones like Magic: The Gathering and Hearthstone to deckbuilders like Dominion and modern spins like Clash Royale. Gwent was such a popular minigame in The Witcher 3 that CD Projekt Red went all in and made it a standalone title. This past weekend’s PS4 stress test gave me a chance to try it out. Here’s how someone who didn’t play The Witcher 3 but loves card games sees Gwent.
Multiple rounds and a meaningful board make for great mind games in Gwent.
As you decide which of the year’s top games to pick up from holiday sales, don’t neglect board game deals! Here are another trio of games I tried recently including a space-themed deck builder and another D&D big box adventure.
Seize control of your own frontier in Eminent Domain
Hearthstone has grown quite a bit in it’s young life, from fledgling beta to a full-blown game with tournaments, well-known Twitch players, and a large community. I wrote about it last year and played for a while, but the recent port to Android phones got me hooked again. I’m glad it did, because I simply can’t stop playing.