Everyone…I love roguelikes. I love random map generation. I love permanent death. I love unstoppable hordes of overly-powerful enemies. I love item scarcity, starvation mechanics, and character progression. Roguelikes set in ancient dungeons, in spaceships, in alternate dimensions; in the past, and in the future. I love every breed of roguelike developed upon this Earth. Yeah. … Read more
Not everyone you meet online is a vile scoundrel whose sole purpose is to make you miserable. There are plenty of awesome people out there too – people who are often forgotten, overshadowed by griefers and trolls. Today, we’re going to tip our hat to just a few of the best people you’ll meet while gaming.
The new Super Smash Bros has finally released on the Wii U. Even though I already own the 3DS version of the game, I honestly couldn’t be more excited. There’s absolutely no question in my mind that the game is worth buying, nor is there even the remotest chance I’m doing anything but playing the game right … Read more
Hey there, folks! Now that everyone’s gotten a feel for Smash Bros 3DS, I figured it couldn’t hurt to talk a bit more about the game this week. Specifically, let’s have a chat about tier lists. What characters are the best in the game? We’re going to go over them in no particular order. Note, … Read more
Everybody’s encountered a champion they feel to be OP before. After all, it’s hard not to feel at least a little resentful when someone stomps you with a champion that doesn’t seem to have any clear-cut weaknesses, right? Thing is, any champion can seem absolutely overwhelming when someone’s good enough with them. I think that’s why figuring … Read more
I’m sure you’ve heard by now. Earlier this month, Dawngate – EA’s attempt to horn its way in on the MOBA market – was shut down. The internal studio responsible for the MOBA has been dissolved, and the people who worked there relocated to other projects within EA. According to the publisher, the team simply … Read more
A few weeks back, I published a piece discussing whether or not Destiny was worth buying – and ultimately determining that it was best to make your own conclusions about the game. Shortly after I wrote that article, I traveled to a neighboring city, where I stayed at a friend’s place. She happened to have … Read more
Today, we’re going to talk about Star Wars: The Old Republic. Y’know, Bioware’s MMORPG that went free to play a couple years back? It’s still around; still going strong. Maybe it didn’t kill World of Warcraft, but…honestly, no game can. Anyway, let’s get right to the point. For the past few months, I’ve been subscribing … Read more