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Best Games from the Humble Indie Hits Sale

December 10, 2019 |

Today kicked off the Humble Indie Hits Sale (affiliate link) and I realized that I’ve reviewed several games that are now heavily discounted. I’ve always had a soft spot for Indie games, especially since they’re one of the few … Read More

PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch: Which Console Won 2019?

November 27, 2019 |

2019 may not have quite been the worst gaming year of the decade, but it’s certainly in the conversation. While no year is devoid of notable games, this year was marred by delays and the growing shadow of the … Read More

Half-Life: Alyx Is Built Entirely to Sell You VR

November 22, 2019 |

 

Don’t get me wrong, the trailer for Half-Life: Alyx looks great. It seems like it is channeling just enough Half-Life 2 to make it immediately appealing to fans, but it also leaves no doubt that it’s a full-blown … Read More

10 Most Surprising Games of the 2010s

November 8, 2019 |

There’s something about surprising games. While you see some great games coming from a mile away, there are others that nobody could have anticipated. More often than not, it’s those games that you remember most.

That’s almost certainly going … Read More

PlayStation 5: Five Possible Launch Games

October 8, 2019 |

Sony recently shocked absolutely nobody by confirming their next console will be called the PlayStation 5 and that it will release late in 2020. Now, though, questions regarding the console turn to some of the more interesting specifics.

With … Read More

It’s time to bring more Zelda to the Switch

October 4, 2019 |

After an enjoyable journey through the classic The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, I realized that it would be nice to revisit more of the games between A Link to the Past and Breath of the Wild – and … Read More

Where Do Games Go When They Die?

September 28, 2019 |

As we trend ever deeper into a world of games that require servers maintained by the developer or publisher, we see more and more games disappearing from the world. What was once a fate reserved for MMORPGs like The Matrix Online, … Read More

DLC and the Death of Expansions

September 18, 2019 |

I was recently asked “What is your favorite DLC?” and I immediately jumped back to some of my favorite expansions like Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne, Half-Life: Opposing Force, and Homeworld: Cataclysm. I then noticed many other people were referencing … Read More

15 Years Later: What Was the Best Game of 2004?

September 17, 2019 |

With the possible exception of 1998 and 2007, 2004 might just be the best year for video games ever. It was a special time that saw some of the best games ever made released within a few weeks of … Read More

Can Homeworld 3 Succeed in Reviving the Franchise?

September 16, 2019 |

With the recent announcement of Homeworld 3, we’re seeing the ultimate culmination of an effort to revive a franchise. Game franchises usually don’t last forever. Some rarely make it into “trilogy” territory. Others disappear after a single game. However, … Read More