Monthly Archives: June 2016

7 Days to Die — The survival-horde-FPS-RPG-crafting game to die for?

Minecraft is cool but sometimes you wished it was a little more R-rated.  Wish granted. Telltale Games, the lords of episodic choose-your-adventures, have launched 7 Days to Die. You are a survivor in a zombie-apocalypse.  Need to craft, fight, shoot and just survive to survive.  7 Days to Die is the combo of combo meals. … Read More »

Injustice 2 Official Game Reveal Trailer — Angry Superheroes and Villains are not good for your health

Fighting games haven’t changed much.  You on one side, your opponent on the other, fight! So what will Injustice 2 bring that will alter the world of fighting games? The gameplay reveal trailer doesn’t reveal any ground-breaking newness, but it does feature some intense battles and unique finishes.  The best finish, of course, is the… Read More »

The Technomancer — Technomancing the big red Rock

Let’s all do The Technomancer! No, it’s not a new dance craze, it’s a new action RPG from Spiders and Focus Home Interactive. Yes, the game does seem as cool as the title.  Check out the gameplay video and then buy it from Amazon using this link: It’s Mars.  It’s post-apocalypse.  Yes, Mars and Post-Apocalypse. … Read More »

Day Gone Gameplay Trailer — Only the manly dudes will survive a zombie apocalypse

Another common water-cooler question here in the capital of nerd-dom (AKA Silicon Valley): In a Zombie Apocalypse, who is most likely to survive? At my office, it’s always the former professional baseball-player-turned-engineer who spends the entirety of his 10-day vacation hunting stag in the mountains of North Carolina. The dude most likely to die first? … Read More »

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Official Game Trailer — Different Hyrule, Same Hyrule

Do you remember? For older gamers, Zelda holds a special place.  A place that warps us in whenever we hear the magic word.  You could be a father of two, working 12 hours a day, but when you hear that familiar chord, you go back to when you were young, kinda like Link and his… Read More »

Detroit: Become Human E3 2016 Trailer — Can Androids choose their own adventure?

Detroit isn’t much these days.  In the future, it’s Android City. In Android City, we have hostage-taking androids and hostage-negotiating androids.  Androids negotiating with androids for humans over human life. That’s the intriguing premise as shown in the E3 2016 trailer for Detroit: Become Human. Connor is an android negotiator.  He’s sent in when an… Read More »

Videoball — Who Needs Space Marines when you have…Triangles that shoot Triangles!

Love Videoball.  Love it!  Now! Watch out Videoball fans, Videoball is here.  According to the “final gameplay trailer”… VIDEOBALL is simple enough for a loud party. VIDEOBALL is deep enough for a quiet party. VIDEOBALL is all offense. VIDEOBALL is all defense. VIDEOBALL is all a highlight reel. Man, that’s poetry! Not sold yet?  Watch… Read More »

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst — Parkour, Heights, Running…need more?

I’ve tried parkour.  Once. Hurdled a parking block, ran up some stairs, got up on a wrought iron fence and…nope, done.  Ain’t going over that fence. My first and last parkour experience. It’s dangerous, man.  And people hate you with all that running and jumping around.  I don’t like people hating me. And I hate… Read More »