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Chip’s Challenge 2 Review (PC)

Chip’s Challenge 2 is the successor to the famed Chip’s Challenge that was available in the way back machine known as Atari Lynx, MS-Dos and also Windows 95, among other devices. My first experience with Chip’s Challenge was on a Packard Bell Windows 95 machine, that had the Microsoft Entertainment Pack. The Entertainment Pack #4 […]

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Uncharted Collection Coming October 2015 + My Thoughts

“Sully we gotta move!”  Uncharted is being re-mastered for PS4, coming October 9th, 2015, according to Naughty Dog via the PlayStation Blog. This is a huge announcement coming just before E3 on June 16th.  The remaster, interestingly enough is being handled by Bluepoint Games out of Austin, TX. As Arne Meyer stated in the blog […]

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Steam Offers Returns For Games

Steam has recently changed their return policy on steam games. Taken from the Steam program on Windows, “You can request a refund for nearly any purchase on Steam—for any reason. Maybe your PC doesn’t meet the hardware requirements; maybe you bought a game by mistake; maybe you played the title for an hour and just […]

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Xbox One Indie Focused Console Bundle Releases Pre-E3

Xboxes in Australia just got slightly more awesome. The ID@Xbox bundle, titled the Xbox One Independent Developers Pack, contains download keys for 5 full games and extra bonus content for 2 free-to-play games.  The games are as follows (some descriptions borrowed from the Australian Xbox page) Hand of Fate – This is a great action/card […]

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Ep 24 – E3 Predictions & Air Conditioning (…what?)

Episode 24. May 31, 2015. Mike and Andrew get the E3 prediction podcast out of the way. Referencing some other sites (High Snobiety)(Tech Radar)(Trusted Reviews) to see what they think, while combining our own thoughts about what we hope to see at E3. Uncharted, Fallout 4, and hopefully some awesome Nintendo announcements are in there. At […]

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Chariot Wars Races to Steam Today

Launching earlier today on Steam, Chariot Wars, a story-driven racing game puts you behind the wheel…*ahem* reins of a chariot, racing from Rome to Helvetia. It’s 128A.D. and the Emperor Hadrian is holding a festival of sorts, to celebrate his reign as Roman emperor. The chariot racing portion of the game is merely the tip […]

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Catlateral Damage Available Meow!

BE A CAT! Swipe stuff on shelves! Destroy expensive pottery! Meow! Catlateral Damage, the super fun and exciting new game from Fire Hose Games and Chris Chung now allows you to be a cat. Think of it as Cat Simulator, except it’s not about sleeping on a windowsill all day. Catlateral Damage focuses on the […]

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35 Years of Pac-Man!

Bandai Namico Entertainment America Inc is celebrating the 35th year of Pac-Man! Wow, what a feat! Most game companies can only dream of leaving such a legacy, but Bandai Namco did it. Pac-Man is a game almost everybody knows and has played at least once in their lifetime. First arriving in Japan on May 22nd, […]

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MomoCon Panels To Be Streamed

MomoCon 2015 will feature some of the bigger panels live on twitch during the convention. As the largest gaming event in the southeastern part of the US, they decided to also feature some of the best panels on twitch so that others could watch who were unable to attend. The breakdown is listed below. MomoCon […]

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Ep 23 – Destiny House of Wolves Content & Other Games We’ve Been Playing

Episode 23. May 24th, 2015. Mike and Andrew discuss the new Destiny House of Wolves DLC content and how it revitalizes the franchise in a positive way. The Prison of Elders and Trials of Osiris bring back the competitive nature people have been looking for with this FPS. Andrew talks about the Guns Up! beta […]

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Windward Review (Steam)

Windward is a fun-filled action game that turns you into a pirate! Er…okay, well you can become a pirate, but ideally you should be a noble sailor. It’s a sandbox game by Tasharen Entertainment that puts you behind the helm of a ship, sailing around a procedurally generated world. You can sail around completing quests […]

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Ep 22 – Interview: Alex from PixelNAUTSGames – Lost Orbit, Development Stuff, and The Power of Mobile Games

Episode 22. May 17th, 2015. Interview with Alex from PixelNAUTS Games, a developer in Canada that just released the awesome game Lost Orbit. As Andrew and Mike call it, “an awesome game where you die alot,” but more aptly a “dodge’m up” where it’s like a schmup (Shoot’em up) but with no guns. You’ll be […]

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Windward: Action-Filled Open World Ship Sailing!

Windward is a procedurally generated, open world sandbox game that lets you take the helm of a ship! Sail the high seas and collect resources to use on your ship, discover new towns and areas, and also pirates…but you’ll want to fight them cause they unfortunately aren’t the bartering type. Visiting the towns allows you […]

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Rocket League – 2nd Beta Now In Motion!

Rocket League, the intensely fun soccer/rc car mashup game is back in beta. Part 2 of the beta officially goes live May 13th, but it updated on my PS4 last night. (Thanks to TheHugofWar, who brought it to my attention.) The game has updated and there are visible improvements in the grass textures, and smoke effects on […]

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Ep 21 – Interview: Billy Harper (Animator @ Sucker Punch Productions)

Episode 21. Sunday, May 10th, 2015. Mike and Andrew have a guest, and what a great guest indeed. Billy Harper, an animator at Sucker Punch Productions! Sucker Punch is known for Sly-Cooper and the inFamous series, but basically we have Billy on to talk a little bit about development, and to hang out with us. […]

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Ep 20 – Silent Hills, YookaLaylee & Crowd-Funding Dilemmas

Episode 20. May 6th, 2015. Mike and Andrew start off talking about Silent Hills and the “mystery” surrounding how it’s no longer available on the PSN Store (via IGN.com) for download (at the end of April), and then further discuss what could be going on with Konami, and licensing issues that could have arised. Also the […]

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Ep 19 – Mortal Kombat X, Silent Hills, and Gains

Episode 19. April 26th, 2015. Note: Audio wasn’t balanced right so Mike is loud and Andrew is quiet. Be careful with how loud you put the volume up because Andrew’s audio didn’t come through super great, unfortunately. Mike and Andrew talk about the violence and gore in Mortal Kombat X’s fatalities/brutalities and how graphically it’s […]

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We Are Doomed Review (PS4/Steam/Xbox One)

We Are Doomed is a twin-stick shooter that revolves around the idea that you ARE going to fail. I mean c’mon the game is called “We Are Doomed” so don’t think this is some easy-peezy game right here. It’s hard as heck but it’s fun and frustratingly addictive. So you’re basically this cute little white […]

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Chip’s Challenge is Back!

For those not aware of the joys of the windows 3.1 (or Win95-98), you’re in for a treat. Chip’s Challenge, a fantastic little puzzle game with a ton of levels is finally coming back. My first experience with Chip’s Challenge was back on Windows 95 on an old Hewlett-Packard desktop, long before the HP/Compaq Merger. […]