Yearly Archives: 2017

Endless Space 2 – Target Locked Update Review – The Little Guys Finally Join the Fray

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Endless Space 2 – Target Locked Update Amplitude Studios Besides fantasy RPGs, science fiction games have to be my favorite genre, whether they be in actual pen-and-paper form, mass media (books, movies), or video games. Luckily, we’re in an age where computing technology has allowed game developers to match epic graphics with epic storylines (although I do still have a Continue Reading...

X-COM 2: War of the Chosen Review – Still Limited Time to Choose, but Still Fun

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  X-COM 2: War of the Chosen Firaxis Games/2K Games I get all misty thinking about the classic XCOM games of old. I mean, let’s think of the concept of the original series for a moment. In the series’ backstory, people from all over the world report seeing various types of UFOs skimming through the skies overhead in increasingly larger Continue Reading...

The Escapists 2 Review – Breaking Out, One Prison at a Time

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The Escapists 2 Moldy Toof Many gamers have fantasized about escaping from a prison. I mean, who didn’t get a jolt of satisfaction when Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman escaped at the end of The Shawshank Redemption? Curiously, however, there has been a noticeable absence of prison escape simulators. Well, we do have Prison Architect, but that game is more Continue Reading...

Fictorum Review – A Wicked Wizard’s Revenge Tale

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Fictorum Scraping Bottom Games Video games are often reflective of the times that they are created in. We live in some very, very tumultuous times right now, where not only do many folks feel that their ideas and concerns feel neglected, they feel downright ignored. There is also a ton of hostility permeating the world in these chaotic times, with Continue Reading...

Space Hulk: Deathwing Updated Review – Finally Coming into its Own

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Space Hulk: Deathwing Streum On Studio The Warhammer 40K IP has been steadily gaining steam within the last decade or so. I’m actually pretty surprised that gaming companies weren’t exploiting the WH:40K universe long ago, however, as it’s tailor made for video games. I mean, can you imagine Dungeons & Dragons, but set in the future with science fiction counterparts Continue Reading...