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Age of Wonders 3: Eternal Lords review

Age of Wonders 3 Eternal Lords (1)

There was a time when high fantasy turn-based games were a common sight for PC gamers. Longtime strategy fans may remember such titles as Master of Magic, Disciples, Heroes of Might and Magic and of course, Age of Wonders 3. ...

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Crypt of the Necrodancer review

Crypt of the Necrodancer (1)

The blending of game genres can be a particularly divisive practice. For every engaging effort like Metal Gear: AC!D or Portal, there are duds like Fret Nice– the 2009 title which inelegantly allowed gamers to experience platforming controlled via Guitar ...

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Son of Nor review

Son of Nor (1)

Most video games are forthright about wish fulfillment, with some of the best titles endowing players with omnipotent capabilities. From the God of War series to Asura’s Wrath, games have permitted players to take control of demigods, exacting furious, formidable ...

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Westerado: Double Barreled review

Westerado Double Barreled (1)

Quality games featuring a wild west theme are few and far between. While Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption and Konami’s Sunset Riders respectively recreate the freedom and shooting frenzy of Hollywood’s classic blockbusters, no title has yet to both parody and ...

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Paperbound review

Paperbound (1)

Local multiplayer sessions can lack convenience, requiring a careful synchronization of schedules and venues. But often, they’re worth every iota of effort, producing the type of spirited camaraderie that’s missing from online play. From childhood memories formed while playing Combat, ...

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Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure review

Gurumin A Monstrous Adventure  (1)

Like most mainstream media, the primary goal of interactive entertainment is escapism. When the collective weight of work, bills, and relationships congeals into a burdensome load, we have the ability to retreat into meticulously detailed, fantastical realms. For many, games ...

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Near Magic: Legends of Eisenwald previewed

Legends of Eisenwald (1)

Longtime PC gamers will likely be familiarized with the King’s Bounty or Disciples series; these featured a relatively uncommon mix of turn-based strategy with roleplaying elements. The genre itself is something of a niche, as even popular games easily fell ...

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A Druid’s Duel review

A Druid's Duel (1)

Throughout history, there are few if any board games to have reached Chess’ long-lasting success and fame. Its seeming simple set of rules belies a much deeper strategic concept which is still minutely studied to this day. One could argue ...

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Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires review

Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires (1)

There’s little excuse as to why consummate gamers don’t have a scholarly understanding of Romance of the Three Kingdoms. After eight main adaptions of as well as five additional expansions, Luo Guanzhong’s intermingling of the historical and the mythical has ...

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Homeworld Remastered

Homeworld Remastered (1)

Many RTS fans will agree the genre has seen something of a downturn lately. This once prolific genre sees fewer quality releases with each passing year with the issue being further exacerbated if you’re looking for a space themed game. ...

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