Exciting Halloween Updates

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October 27, 2015

Halloween, also known as All Saints’ Eve, is celebrated in many countries around the world, although the way in which this event is commemorated can vary greatly from region to region. Here in the US we mostly recognize Halloween by eating candy corn, carving jack-o’-lanterns and wearing crazy costumes, but if you are an avid gamer then you know there are other ways to have fun during this event. Of…

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Kickstarter Interviews: IronOaks Games ‘For The King’

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October 4, 2015

I had the opportunity to interview Gordon Moran, the art director for IronOak Games’s new Kickstarter, For The King. For The King is a turn based RPG based off IronOak’s designer Colby Young’s board game. What inspired you to create this game? For The King was inspired by our game designer Colby Young’s board game, The Black Gate.  It’s an homage to traditional RPGs and we wanted to bring back…

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TwitchCon 2015 – Press Start!

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October 2, 2015

This past weekend, the Mascone West Center in San Francisco was filled with purple from wall to wall for Twitchcon 2015. This was the first convention hosted by the game-streaming giant and it did not disappoint. I could give you an outside perspective of the things I observed but I opted to go for a more personal touch. I will be discussing TwitchCon in the style of a conversation between…

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Deal Alert: Bioshock Infinite for 1$ or Free

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October 1, 2015

Right now, you can get Bioshock Infinite for Steam for 1 whole dollar! That’s right, one of the best games in the last 5 years is 1 dollar. All you have to do is vote in Green Man Gaming’s Golden Joystick Awards to get the game. If you sign up for their Playfire system, you can even get that dollar back. Bioshock Infinite has a Metacritic score of 94, so…

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Divinity: Original Sin II Kickstarter Is Over: Raised Over $2 Million To Unlock Game Master Mode

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September 30, 2015

  The hugely popular Divinity: Original Sin II Kickstarter has come to a close with $2,032,434 raised. The $2,000,000 mark unlocked the game master mode, which is a dungeon master type role, giving you the ability to build dungeons and throw in monsters as your friends play. “With the latest addition of Game Master mode, you’ll be able to craft your own dungeons and then control them as your friends…

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Dream Review

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September 29, 2015

  Howard Phillips is a recent graduate whose life is filled with questions and uncertainty. Every night after he falls asleep his dreams become a vivid reflection of his state of mind; his worries and hopes brought to life in a maddening desert-maze where he has to unlock puzzles in order to get a better understanding of himself and the purpose of his life. Our journey begins… Let me start…

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Cute Things Dying Violently – For PC, Definitely Not PC

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September 26, 2015

Hello dear readers! Sometimes I look at a game and think “Wow, no thanks.”  It’s crude, judgmental, and a frequent part of my game picking regimen.  Every once in a while, though, the universe decides to toss me a cupcake with “Suck It Up” scrawled across it, and this review is about just that.  A couple of weeks ago, I was told to review Cute Things Dying Violently, and my…

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Life Is Strange – October Release

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September 22, 2015

Life Is Strange is a beloved graphic adventure game that is being developed by Dontnod Entertainment. The game is divided into five playable episodes, the first one named “Chrysalis” was released in January, 2015. Other installments soon followed, the latest episode “Dark Room” was released in July. The story details the life of Maxine Caulfield, a talented photography student who has the uncanny ability to rewind time. The game gained…

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Black Mesa: The Half-Life Port We’ve All Craved

September 21, 2015

  I open the two large, red doors and take a breath, knowing that I, low on health, will certainly die if I enter here. I walk down the the dark, damp corridor. My heart is pounding, chest heaving, brain throbbing as I stalk the hallway, waiting for anything to go– BZZT-BZZT-BZZT! Three Vortigaunts appear out of nowhere, shooting me with their green spheres of doom. Moving right, I dodge…

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Elder Scrolls Online’s First DLC ‘The Imperial City’ Now Available

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September 16, 2015

Console players of Elder Scrolls Online rejoice, the Imperial City DLC is now available. The Imperial City adds the capital city of Cyrodiil, and all the quests, enemies, gear, NPC’s with it. It costs 2500 crowns from the in-game store. From the ESO site: “We are thrilled to announce that the Imperial City DLC game pack for ESOTU is now available on consoles! Set within the familiar landscape of Cyrodiil’s…

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