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PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Risen 3: Titan Lords Enhanced Edition’ from Piranha Bytes

Risen 3, Titan Lords, Enhanced Edition,

'Risen 3: Titan Lords' is a flawed, but deep pirate-themed, action roleplaying game. While the new Enhanced Edition's release lacked much fanfare, it is a significant upgrade. Unfortunately, the game still lacks the polish required for wider appeal. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Tales From the Borderlands: Episode 4 – Escape Plan Bravo’

Tales From the Borderlands, Episode Four, Escape Plan Bravo

'Escape Plan Bravo' is a love it or hate it, short and mostly whimsical set-up for TellTale’s upcoming 'Tales From the Borderlands' conclusion. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Life is Strange: Episode 4 – Dark Room’

Life is Strange, Episode 4, Dark Room

'Episode 4: Dark Room,' like its title implies takes 'Life is Strange' down a very dark path. From star to finish, there's no letting up, and even with another chapter to go, 'Life is Strange' has already cemented its place as an iconic adventure game. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series – Episode 5: A Nest of Vipers’

Game of Thrones, Episode Five, A Nest of Vipers, TellTale Games

Short even for TellTale's recent efforts, 'Game of Thrones: Episode 5 – A Nest of Vipers' does get the plot back on track. While it does again feel authentic, the episode also reminds players of the limits the game imposes. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition’

Devil May Cry 4, Special Edition, PlayStation 4

Despite the original games flaws, the Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition is a worthwhile purchase, but charging for more DLC feels like double dipping. Read More »

Software Review: ‘Poser Pro Game Dev’ Character Creation Software

Poser, Pro, Game Dev, software

Poser Pro is the most robust character creation and animation product on the market, and despite a sizable learning curve, the new Game Dev edition is finally a viable solution for video game development. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Tales From the Borderlands: Episode 3 – Catch a Ride’

Tales From the Borderlands, Episode Three, Catch a Ride, TellTale Games

Tales From the Borderlands: Episode 3 - Catch a Ride might be one of the best episodic segments TellTale Games has ever put together, but its short length and technical limitations make its relative gaming value a tough sell. Read More »

E3 Expo: ‘Sword Coast Legends’ Brings Dungeon Masters Back – It’s 1978 Again, But With Computers

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I was a Dungeon Master before being a Dungeon Master was cool. When I saw that n-Space was developing a video game with a Dungeon Master Mode set in a Dungeons and Dragons universe, I had to check it out. Read More »

E3 Expo: Video Games about Building Up, Not Blowing Up

bounty train

When I thought about attending the Electronic Entertainment Exposition – E3 – held at the Los Angeles Convention Center June 16-18, I wanted to find games about building things up, not just games about blowing things up. When my daughter was young, we would stay up all night sometimes playing Sim City. No shooting or hand grenades were involved. That’s the kind of game I was looking for. I found two good examples distributed by the German company Daedalic Entertainment: 'Bounty Train' and 'Valhalla Hills'. Both titles are still in development but look promising. Read More »

E3 Expo: 3 Queens get Creepy with the Crudashians, and Look – It’s Kanye!

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As I was interviewing the 3 Queens of 3 Queens Media, a young man ran up and interrupted us. “Hey,” he yelled, “You’re all gonna be famous. Kanye just took your picture!” Kanye West, whom I’m told is somehow related to the Kardashians, was in attendance at E3. I’m still waiting for the fame to hit. Read More »