How Will Virtual Reality Mature in 2017?

In the year 2016; Virtual Reality was easily the biggest product to break out. It was met with a lot of hype, and some disappointment. One thing that we do know for certain, the jury is still out on the hardware. Some say it has already failed, others say it is too early to tellContinue reading “How Will Virtual Reality Mature in 2017?”

Total War:WARHAMMER Wood Elves DLC Preview

Total War: Warhammer is finally getting a new faction after months of unit and hero DLC’s. The Wood Elves, long rumored and now confirmed and getting their own DLC. The last DLC faction detailed in my Beastmen preview was a huge success; they added depth in a lacking grand campaign mode, where the empire wouldContinue reading “Total War:WARHAMMER Wood Elves DLC Preview”

The Generation Gap in First Person Shooters

My, how the genre is changing. The generation gap in first person shooters is rapidly becoming clearer, and I don’t think it’s a bad thing. We can see it in games such as Battlefield 1 and also in Titanfall 2. Both published by Electronic Arts, both aimed at completely different audiences. When Titanfall 2 first dropped,Continue reading “The Generation Gap in First Person Shooters”

For Honor Closed Alpha Impressions

After spending four days playing the For Honor closed alpha I have to say, Ubisoft has got something here. For Honor is easily one of the most fun games I have played in a while. It is a fresh face in a sea of shooters and sports games. In For Honor, you play as oneContinue reading “For Honor Closed Alpha Impressions”

Star Trek Online Review (Xbox One)

Star Trek Online for the Xbox One is a console port of the popular science fictions series’ PC massively multiplayer online game. The original Star Trek Online launched in February of 2010. Since that time, it has seen many ‘seasons’ and numerous updates, and holds a mostly positive overall rating on Steam. Having played Star Trek Online previouslyContinue reading “Star Trek Online Review (Xbox One)”

Cossacks 3 Preview

We are less than a month away from developer GSC Game World, the creators of S.T.A.L.K.E.R., releasing their real-time strategy title Cossacks 3. The buildup for the game has been pretty quiet, even for an RTS. Cossacks 3 is a remake of the original 2001 Cossacks title, and it brings with it the original feelContinue reading “Cossacks 3 Preview”

Impressions of Star Citizen’s 3.0 Update

After years of development and criticism, Star Citizen is starting to shape up. During Gamescom Roberts Space Industries showcased the games’ 3.0 alpha build. The alpha gameplay was thoroughly impressive. The showcase began already showing off features that other space exploration games sorely lack such as the ability to have other players as part ofContinue reading “Impressions of Star Citizen’s 3.0 Update”

Dawn Of War III Gamescom Preview

We don’t know a whole lot about Dawn Of War III just yet, but we do know that this game is going to be drastically different from the past two titles in the series. The gamescom gameplay showcased the Blood Ravens chapter battling Eldar, with a surprise Wraith Knight appearance. Dawn Of War III willContinue reading “Dawn Of War III Gamescom Preview”

4X Games To Look Out For In 2017

The genre of 4X games has benefited greatly in the past few years due to the advancement of technology. This has allowed developers to create massive galaxies to explore and conquer, huge space battles and truly massive tech trees. Such features ensure hundreds of hours can be spent on one playthrough. The success of Paradox Interactive’sContinue reading “4X Games To Look Out For In 2017”

What’s Going On With Real-Time Strategy?

Ah yes, the time honored real-time strategy. At one point in its history, it was the flagship genre for the PC gamer, seeing a golden age not even fifteen or so years ago. But is the genre recovering from a debilitating slump? Just what is the current state of the real-time strategy? Over the last fiveContinue reading “What’s Going On With Real-Time Strategy?”

RimWorld Review

RimWorld, a colony simulator from Ludeon Studios, has recently hit the Steam store with a $30 price point. The game isn’t exactly new, having been in early access since 2013. With the release of Alpha version 14, though, Ludeon studios had confidence it would be ready for a full release, and for good reason. RimWorld has emulated the successContinue reading “RimWorld Review”

TW: Warhammer Beastmen Part II

A follow up story to my previous Beastmen DLC preview, we now know without a shadow of a doubt how this faction will play, and the relative ways to safely approach a campaign. More information in the preview for beastmen part II. The beastmen have finally had a battle reveal, and it’s very telling onContinue reading “TW: Warhammer Beastmen Part II”