Release Date: October 6th, 2017 Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Playstation 4, iOS, Android Publisher: Zillion Whales Developers: Zillion Whales Genre: Real-time strategy ESRB Rating: Everyone MSRP: $14.99 Mushroom Wars 2 is a real-time strategy game with a focus on simple but intense gameplay. It doesn’t have many mechanics to […]

Ninja Shodown is an action couch co-op game that fulfills the fast-paced slaughter of early arcade games. Developed by Rising Star Games this 2D fighting platformer will challenge You and three friends will have to fight countless waves of enemies to protect the Jade Katana. Or you can test your […]

The original Evil Within had some of the most memorable boss encounters of any horror game. After spending around an hour in the dark with The Evil Within 2, I can comfortably say that these great encounters will continue. I started off in Sebastian’s office, a familiar area for those […]

I admit it. I don’t have a lot of hunting and fishing experience. I once sat on a fishing boat for hours wondering why we couldn’t just drag the lake with a net. That would be more effective than sitting and waiting for hours and hours. At least I got to read some comic books.

Release Date: October 4, 2017 Platform: Xbox One Developer: Metanet Software Genre: Platformer ESRB Rating:  E10+ for Everyone 10+ (Mild Blood, Mild Fantasy Violence, Mild Language) MSRP: $14.99 N++ is a 2D-platformer that will test your skills and patience. The game is finally making its way onto Xbox One. In […]

Recently, I was asked to join William Mitchell Power as a guest on his weekly podcast, Growing Up Gaming. Growing Up Gaming is based on interviewing every day people, learning about what gaming experiences they have encountered, and how the medium has influenced their lives. In this roughly 1 hour […]

Release Date: September 22, 2017 Platform(s): Nintendo Switch Publisher: Nintendo Developer: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, Inc. Genre: Fighting, Action ESRB Rating: E 10+ MSRP: $59.99 Pokkén Tournament DX is not a game for everyone. If you’ve played the original, it’s not worth getting the DX edition. However, if this experience is […]

One of my most memorable experiences as a child was on Christmas morning of 1993 unwrapping my Super Nintendo Entertainment System bundled with Super Mario World. Little did I know that I would experience the same feeling over 20 years later as an adult standing in line at Walmart, when […]

Release Date: September 29th, 2017 Platforms: Xbox One, Microsoft Windows Publisher: Studio MDHR Developers: Studio MDHR Genre: Action, Run & Gun ESRB Rating: Everyone MSRP: $19.99 Cuphead is the largely anticipated run and gun side-scrolling platformer inspired by 1930’s cartoons. Developed by Studio MDHR. The story begins after Cuphead and […]

Opening Thoughts Being a devout gamer and owning over 90 titles on Xbox One alone I have kind of lost my passion for new and upcoming games. After looking through a couple of upcoming games lists and contemplating what I could pre-order, if anything, a couple of titles caught my […]