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Video Game Spotlight: Amy

on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 | By Simon Smith

You often get what you pay for, and when a game’s base price is less than five dollars, you start playing dubiously. But you don’t always get a bad game; sometimes navigating these cheap minefields you are able to find a rare gem. In Video Game Spotlight I attempt to spread some light onto independent games I...

What Is in a Name? The WoW Classic Server Article

on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 | By Jorge Van de Sompel

When one perceives the words “video game”, immediately one imagines one or several examples. These examples are invariably determined based on one’s experience with video games. People who play mostly JRPGs may, for instance, think of Final Fantasy 7 or Dragon Quest 3. Meanwhile, those who play mostly Nintendo games...

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Now Available

on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 | By Andrew Yeamans

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, the newest, and first mobile addition to the Animal Crossing series, is available for download on iOS and Android supported devices. Pocket Camp is free to download and play, but will have in-app purchases. In Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, you take on the responsibilities of Camp Manager,...

Valkyria Chronicles 4 Will Head Overseas in 2018

on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 | By Simon Smith

Valkyria Chronicles is a niche gem in Sega’s catalogue that’s become more appreciated, so much so that news of a new entry in the franchise heading across the seas is very exciting. Sega has announced that they will be bringing the newest chapter in the series, Valkyria Chronicles 4, to the Americas and Europe...

Emmaline Rambles: Video Games and Depression

on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 | By Emmaline Shettel

Are video games and depression correlated? Does video game addiction cause depression? The first thing someone sees when they search for “video games and depression” are games relating to this. Sparx, a game for New Zealand residents only, helps to “moderate stress, depression, and anxiety.” Along with this, there...

Vaulting, Climbing, and Deserts in PUBG

on Sun, Nov 19, 2017 | By Andrew Yeamans

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) has swept the gaming world like a tidal wave, sailing to Steam’s most purchased game of all time, while currently extending over 13 million copies sold as console gamers watch from the sidelines. PUBG is an iconic game, known for its realistic weapon design, gun-fighting mechanics,...

Star Citizen Alpha Impressions

on Fri, Nov 17, 2017 | By John Morano

Depending on whom you ask, Star Citizen could be one of the most promising titles in development, or it could live up to a title I’ve heard it referred to as: “Scam Citizen.” Cloud Imperium Games, or CIG, promise a space MMO unlike anything we’ve seen before, and it has dedicated a ridiculous amount of...

Iro Hero Coming to Switch and PC in 2018

on Fri, Nov 17, 2017 | By Christine McGahhey

Artex Games announced their upcoming shoot’em up will be available on PC and the Nintendo Switch simultaneously next year. It isn’t a surprise Nintendo saw Iro Hero as a perfect match for their system – the contrasting red and blue spaceships resemble the iconic Joy-Con colors. Iro Hero is a throwback...