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Lance Roth has over 10 years experience in the video game industry. He has worked in a number of capacities within the industry and currently provides development and strategy consulting. He participated in all of the major console launches since the Dreamcast. This videogame resume goes all of the way back to when they were written in DOS. You can contact Lance at RPGameX.com or rpgamex@gmail.com.

Book Review: ‘Unity 2D Game Development Cookbook’ by Claudio Scolastici

Unity 2D Game Development Cookbook, Claudio Scolastici, book

While this book is probably best suited for those new to 2D game design, its 'cookbook' layout also makes it a handy reference guide for those with a little more experience in Unity 3D. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Sniper Elite III: Ultimate Edition’

Sniper Elite III, Ultimate Edition, PlayStation 4

'Sniper Elite III: Ultimate Edition' does a few things well, but isn't a complete collection of the available DLC. There are those who will be happy with the brand of stealth gaming Sniper Elite III provides, but the game's focus is probably too narrow for most console gamers. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Life is Strange: Episode 2- Out of Time’

Life is Strange, Episode Two, Out of Time, PlayStation 4

After 'Episode Two: Out of Time,' Dontnod's 'Life is Strange' is the best episodic adventure game out there. With more character depth, and more gameplay, along with a technically superior game engine, there's really no debate. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Tales From the Borderlands: Episode 2 – Atlas Mugged’

Tales From the Borderlands, Episode Two, Atlas Mugged, TellTale Games

After a long delay, TellTale has returned with the second episode of 'Tales From The Borderlands.' With the group moving at a slower pace, 'Atlas Mugged' has a lot less going on than its predecessor. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series – Episode 3: The Sword in the Darkness’

Game of Thrones, Episode Three, The Sword in The Darkness, TellTale Games

The first couple of episodes of TellTale's 'Games of Throne' posed more questions than they could ever answer. It's finally in the third episode where both the good and bad choices you've made begin to add up. The series still lacks enough action for many gamers, but fans of the source material should be happy with the translation. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Final Fantasy Type-0 HD’

Final Fantasy, Type-0, HD, PlayStation 4

'Final Fantasy Type-0 HD' is a unique and dark entry in the Final Fantasy series. There is a lot to love about the game, but the poor HD translation and premium price tag make the game hard to recommend. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘Halo: Nightfall’

Halo, Nightfall, Microsoft, Blu-ray

On its own, Halo: Nightfall isn't a science fiction masterpiece, like Ridley Scott's Blade Runner, but the movie does nothing to diminish the significance of the Halo franchise. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Dragon Ball: Xenoverse’

Dragon Ball, Xenoverse, PlayStation 4, PS4, video game

While Dragon Ball: Xenoverse is clearly directed at its fans, and the primary fighting aspect of the game could use some polish, Namco has created a solid framework for moving forward with the series. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Unity 3D UI Essentials’ by Simon Jackson

Unity 3D UI Essentials, Simon Jackson, Unity 3D, book

While the book could be a bit more straightforward, there's no disputing its usefulness. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘Big Hero 6: Collector’s Edition’

Big Hero 6, Disney, Collector’s Edition, Blu-ray

The "Big Hero 6 Collector’s Edition" is a nice addition to any family’s home video library. While it could have been a more complete package, what is there, is certainly worth owning. Read More »