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PAX West 2017: A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher

If you like twin stick shooters, you’ll like this game. If you like challenges, you’ll like this game. If you enjoy games that push you to the brink of disaster but gives you a sliver of a chance of making it out alive, you’ll love this game. A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher is just that […]

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Dual Universe Pre-Alpha Goes Live Next Month

Dual Universe, the MMO from Novaquark is set to go into Pre-Alpha for backers at the end of September. This expansive sci-fi MMO seeks to create an incredible universe for players to have countless ways to create and drive content within the game. After nearly completing it’s first critical phase of development, they have decided […]

Podcasts

Ep 86 – PSN Hacked? Xbox @ Gamescom and more

Episode 86. August 20th, 2017. Another Sunday Sunday Sunday and we re-connect the Disconnected Gamers for another podcast about gaming and life. First up on the discussion block is the alleged PSN Hack that occurred today in which tweets were sent out and posts were made on the Facebook page saying that a hacker group […]

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Graceful Explosion Machine Out on PS4!

Graceful Explosion Machine, the colorful side-scrolling arcade shooter from Vertex Pop is now available on PlayStation 4 and Steam! It initially launched to the Nintendo Switch, and now is ready for takeoff on PlayStation 4 and Steam for all to enjoy. It’s available today for $12.99 USD through the PSN Store or Steam Store. Graceful […]

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inVokeR VR Wizard Dueling Game Out Now

Got an HTC Vive or Oculus Rift? Why not check out this awesome 1v1 game by 8th Shore, Inc. called inVokeR. Already a fan of the clever working of V and R into the title, but more excited that it’s a 1v1 wizard dueling game. The game is currently available for HTC Vive and Rift, […]

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Ep 85 – Catch-Up, What We’ve Been Playing, SNES Mini & E3

Episode 85. June 26th, 2017. It’s a long time coming since we last did a podcast. Just about 2 months basically, and we’re sorry. We spend the first bit of time talking catch-up about work and life, and why we’re having trouble with maintaining a consistent schedule. Andrew talks about his internal struggle about streaming […]

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Ep 84 – Persona 5, NES Classic, Project Scorpio

Episode 84. April 16th, 2017. Heyo! Andrew and Mike convene for a not so exciting and special Easter edition of the Disconnected Gamers Podcast. Or for most people, a Sunday. We talk about Atlus and their strict policies on streaming Persona 5, something we briefly discussed the week prior regarding Nintendo and their handling of […]

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Shu Gets a PS Vita Release Date

Coatsink launched Shu on PS4 and Steam last year, and they are happy to announce the release date for the PS Vita handheld will be May 23rd, 2017. In addition to the PS Vita’s release, there will also be free DLC available for Steam and PS4 throughout 2017. The first of several DLC updates will […]

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Product Highlight: Lucid Sound Gaming Headsets

Lucid Sound is a newcomer to the industry by name, but not by the team behind it. Comprised of members of the audio industry (most namely Tritton), Lucid Sound seeks to deliver on everything other audio headset companies fail to: performance and sound. Lucid Sound’s goal is not to provide you with flashy super futuristic […]

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Ep 83 – Returning Guest, Mass Effect, and MadCatz

Episode 83. April 2nd, 2017. We’ve got our first returning guest of the podcast, The Hug of War. He joins us again to discuss Mass Effect, since Andrew doesn’t play it at all which doesn’t help Mike. The two discuss the game’s pros and cons, things they liked and didn’t like, etc. The discussion evolves […]

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PAX East Preview: Serial Cleaner

If you’re up for a challenging game of hide and seek mixed with cleaning up dead bodies, Serial Cleaner is for you. The name of the game on this one is to swoop into crime scenes, avoid the police, clean up the mess, snatch any lingering evidence and dispose of the bodies. You’ve gotta balance […]

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PAX East Preview: Distance

Distance is a really fun racing game from Refract Studios that is dubbed a “survival” racer. Take your good old fashioned arcade racer and then combine it with an exploration survival game. Using your car’s ability to jump, fly and rotate you will navigate a mysterious city that you’re traveling through. Be mindful of the […]

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PAX East Preview: EarthNight

Platforming runners have always been fun, easy to get into games, becoming more popular over the years. EarthNight is super rad, and combines hand drawn art with fantastic retro music in a challenging procedurally generated environment. It’s a dragon apocalypse and you need to defeat them to save the earth. Taking control of a freelance […]

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Ep 82 – Post-PAX, Outragers, Nintendo Switch

Episode 82. March 20th, 2017. This episode is a bit all over the place in terms of topic, but we think it’s worth the listen. Starting off the episode is Andrew talking about the PAX East experience, things he saw, panels he moderated, etc. Seeing old friends, new friends, and generally having a good time. […]

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PAX East Preview: Hand of Fate 2

If you want to, start here: Hand of Fate Review. It’ll provide some background information about the first game, and then come back and read my preview of the sequel below.  I wrote that back in 2015 and I still enjoy telling people about that game. This game. So it’s not a surprise that I […]

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PAX East Preview: Space Wars Interstellar Empires

Space Wars:Interstellar Empires is a heavily strategy focused RTS made by ToHeroes Entertainment that takes place in space…as you’d imagine. It’s a turn-based game, but with a lot of variables to consider. Let’s start with the basics: the game features four races that you can choose from. Each has their own background and lore, as […]

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Preview: Expeditions: Viking (Steam)

Expeditions: Viking is the next game from Logic Artists, the makers of Expeditions: Conquistador. I had the opportunity to check this game out at PAX East 2016, and again am currently previewing this game before launch sometime during Q1 2017. The game takes you back to when Vikings ruled, and puts you as the newest appointed chieftain […]

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Ep 81 – Switching It Up

Episode 81. February 28th, 2017. Mike and Andrew spend this episode talking about games for the majority of it (yay!) and shift around a bit with retro gaming and collections of gaming (eBay collectors beware!). Ultimately Andrew’s difficulty of having a gaming collection is how do you show it off, or even begin to decide […]