ReedPop and Penny Arcade Statement on PAX East 2021, PAX Online

Well this was inevitable - but still sad to see - this will be the first PAX East I miss since it's inception - I will definitely be at PAX Online as I had fun the first go around, but definitely not the same at all.  From ReedPop and PAX: In light of ongoing public …

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The Games of PAX Online – Cris Tales and Uragun

Post was missed back when I was doing PAX Online coverage - but wanted to post it anyway - enjoy! As I continued to dig through the many demos available at PAX Online I was struck by how different this experience is at home than in person. On the show floor I can watch the …

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Cyberpunk 2077 Review – A stunning neo-noir futuristic adventure

It is late, I have a hell of a hangover and Johnny will not stop talking to me. Is this what going insane feels like? Voices? Head throbbing like it is about to explode? Or is it just the damn biochip slowly melting my brain? Well, going insane is the least of my problems…”yes Johnny, …

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Videogame Review: Drone Swarm

Sometimes a game has such a cool premise that it turns heads with its hook alone. Drone Swarm by Stillalive studios GmbH is one of those games. The look and feel of this space based action/strategy game is striking even if the story itself does not meet the same high standards. Set in 2118, Drone …

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Videogame Review: Hades

Developer Supergiant Games has a terrific pedigree starting with it’s groundbreaking debut title Bastion. They then released the stellar Transistor, the odd but interesting Pyre and now, with their best game yet, Hades.Hades started as an early access title on the newly launched epic game store in December 2018. The initial game was extremely enjoyable …

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The Games of PAX Online – Unpacking and Solasta: Crown of the Magister

As mentioned in my look at the PAX Online Experience there are tons of games demos available to check out during the show. There are pros and cons to the virtual experience while checking these many games out. It is definitely nicer to try them at home in a calm environment but I do miss …

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Kickstarter (and Fig) successes I have backed – Part 1

 Years ago the idea of Kickstarter was completely revolutionary and amazing concept - the ability to crowdfund a game or product from (generally) established creators and be part of the process.  This was before Early Access existed on Steam and the concept took off like wild resulting in many amazing experiences and some devastating misses …

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Videogame Preview: Marvel’s Avengers beta

After pouring many hours over the weekend into the soon to be released Marvel’s Avengers Beta from Crystal Dynamics and Eidos-Montréal I can easily say I was left wanting more. By that mean I wanted more of the great story beats and definitely more from the additional War Table content that will fill out the …

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