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    Warhammer 40,000: Iron Resolve

    This piece will contain spoilers for Iron Resolve.  ++No remorse, no mercy, no forgiveness. Not a single step back, not a single moment of hesitation. You will not succumb to fear or doubt, and you will relent only after you have given your last moment for the Emperor. Nothing less than this will be tolerated.++…

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    Exclusively Games Picks for Best Indie Games of 2019

    Adjudicating games can be a tricky business. For starters, there are multiple different genres with myriad permutations. Even the humble platformer divides into 2D and 3D, and squeezing further yields isometric, puzzle, and run and gun varieties. More confounding is the fact that what appeals to one player could be dreadfully boring to the next….

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    Good Games with Bad Cover Art

    “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” or so the saying goes. It’s harder to do than it sounds. Face it, we humans are visual creatures, and we’ve all done this at some point, whether with a game, a person, a place, or an actual book. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t strive to do…

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    Story Urgency vs Freedom of Exploration

    Every gamer has a preference when it comes to video games, a mechanic or feature that they value above the others. For me, I really enjoy good stories and the ability to explore the game world that I am currently in freely. Unfortunately, those things regularly conflict with one another. In Jade Empire, I read…

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    The 10 Best Video Game Review Channels on YouTube

    Growing up, I had subscriptions to all the video game magazines. Tips & Tricks, GamePro, Game Informer, Nintendo Power, Xbox Magazine, Electronic Gaming Monthly, the works. I was close with the librarians in my high school, and at the end of every school year, they’d let me have all the back issues of PC Gamer…

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    EA and 2k are Killing the Sports Genre

    In my 20+ years of gaming, I have known some pretty hardcore sports gamers. Back in the days when the Fight Night games were still a thing, I knew guys who would play the Career/Legacy mode of those games until they became undisputed world champion. Of every weight class. I have never been one such…