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VIDEOCAST – Bard’s Gold Xbox One

As a holiday promotion, Microsoft was only charging $1 for a month of their GamePass service. Basically like Microsoft’s gaming version of Netflix, subscribers can download and play any game listed under the GamePass category on the XBL Marketplace before the monthly subscription expires. This gives me the opportunity to explore games I would normally …

VIDEOCAST – We Love Katamari

This week, Squall and Gillman kicked it old school by revisiting the sequel to the fan-favorite Katamari series. Along the way they talk about backwards compatibility, the Katamari series, and indie games. Enjoy the stream: If you have a suggestion for a future stream, let us know in the comments below.

VIDEOCAST – Zomborg

Zomborg is an overhead action game in which the player shoots zombies… in case the name Zomborg was confusing. We kept dying right at the end of a beginning level but eventually persevere and make it through. But after annoying die several times in a row, we call it quits. Enjoy the stream: Description of …

VIDEOCAST – Nightingale Downs

Gillman and Squall play through the beginning a Nightingale Downs, an indie PC RPG with an 8/16-bit visual style. There are some obvious issues with balance and grinding but playing as a deer in a forest has to account for something. Also, this game is only $1.99 full price on Steam. Eventually we submit to …

BLOG – You Know What Sucks… Collector Editions Need to be Better

Stopping Taking Fans For Granted In my latest edition of “You Know What Sucks…” series of articles, I wanted to bitch about the lack of effort put forth regarding “bonus” editions of games. Whether it is a “limited edition,” “collector’s edition,” or even a “launch edition,” many of these unique versions of games are putting …

VIDEOCAST – Rosenkreuzstilette Freudenstachel

Rosenkreuzstilette Freudenstachel has to be one of the longest, and most difficult to pronounce game titles of all time. Since Gillman and Squall are not that phonetically correct, they simply refer to this as “Rosen 2” or “the game.” For more on the original Rosenkreuzstilette, check out the review and original stream here. As for …

VIDEOCAST – Sonic Mania

Sonic Mania is one of the first classic Sonic games to be released in a while. EiC SquallSnake and Managing Editor Gillman take this new classic Sega game for a spin, literally. Gillman also calls it “Sanic” because he thinks it sounds cooler. Enjoy the stream: