Author: Jon

Taking a Step Back into Tamriel

Going back to an MMO can be a daunting undertaking, even more so when you start from scratch. You have to get reacquainted with the controls, the game economy, how to properly utilize your abilities for your character, and more. Complicating things further is the bevy of  DLC that expand the world beyond its original […]

The Endless Mission Lets Players Create the Game

Have you ever been interested in game development but just didn’t have the tools or know how to get started? You may be in luck. E-Line Media, creator of BAFTA award-winning Never Alone, is on the road to help bridge the gap between player and developer with their new title, Endless Mission. Endless Mission is […]

Epic Games Alumni Start New Project: Soundfall

Nick Cooper and Julian Trutmann are both seasoned veterans that hail from powerhouse game developer Epic Games. They both have years of experience in the industry creating titles such as Gears of War, Paragon (rest in peace) and Fortnite. So them coming together to create a new start-up studio called Drastic Games sounds pretty good […]

Dead Cells Review: A Quality Metroidvania within a Roguelike

Jumping into Motion Twins’ new roguelike, Metroidvania action game was a little frightening at first. I have a tough time with roguelikes and the whole permadeath mechanic. But I was anxious to try it out. The fantastic art style and the satisfying combat looked like a hell of a good time. After sinking my teeth […]

A Letter to Hello Games

Be sure to check out my preceding article talking about how the NEXT update could bring No Man’s Sky back to life. Dear Hello Games, Thank you. Thank you for sticking with it. For not abandoning that which you created. For not taking the easy way out, when your backs were against the wall. For […]

NHL 19 Beta Impressions

The NHL franchise has seen its fair share of ups and downs. I can remember playing NHL 11, my first in the series, and just absolutely loved it. The skating and puck play was great and the hitting was the best I think it’s ever been in the series. Through recent years the NHL games […]

Upcoming Indie Games to Keep On Your Radar

We have had a pretty solid year so far in terms of good games releasing. Titles like Monster Hunter World, God of War, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Octopath Traveler, and Detroit: Become Human have put some points back on the AAA games scoreboard. And there are more to come. Looking past the blockbuster hits there are […]

No Man’s Sky’s NEXT Update Could Revitalize the Game

No Man’s Sky was a game that was mired in negative feedback and controversy when Sean Murray, founder of Hello Games, promised a whole lot of content that never made it in the game at launch. No Man’s Sky ended up being a big disappointment for a lot of people. I was super excited about […]

Destiny 2’s Guided Game Feature Was Actually Fun

Destiny 2 has been a rollercoaster for me since it’s release back in September. There have been a lot of angry, disappointing moments in regards to game design and content. Since the beginning, the Bungie team promised to create a sense of community in the game. Steve Dolan, Senior Designer at Bungie, said in a […]

Interview with Seenapsis Studio: Developer of A Long Way Down

Seenapsis Studio is a French indie developer creating a unique rogue-like game that features deck building and procedurally generated dungeons. The creative art style and the eerie world is definitely something that piqued our interest. The team is hard at work developing the game, but their CEO, Alexandre Martin, took a few moments out of […]