There was a trend in the things displayed at PAX East this year, and it’s one I’m happy is making its way into the mainstream. That’s right, folks, we’re getting cyberpunk, and it’s not stopping anytime soon. Welcome to the world of neon lighting, driving synth-based music, and themes of grappling with the big bads in charge of corporations. Buckle up.
This week, things have slowed down. We recorded our podcast on Tuesday as usual, and that will be up tomorrow at 2PM and on YouTube on Friday at 11AM. As for anything else we have in store… Deanna Average-height college graduate with aggressive desire for video games, tattoos, motorcycles, and cyborg implants. Collects vinyl and … [Read more…]
As many of you know by this point, a whole slew of us, dare I say all of us, were at PAX East this past weekend. We walked the show floor, touted a really cool geofilter on Snapchat, and had a good time. A lot of time was spent in the Twitch Prime Lounge, and … [Read more…]
I’m going to start out being completely honest. I did not play many games that came out this year, but I do have a clear pick for game of the year. Things like Stardew Valley and Dark Souls III didn’t catch my interest enough to continue past the first little while. I bought games that turned out to be complete flops, but for some ungodly reason I still enjoy. There are games that I had never even heard of that I ended up loving. Though I say I didn’t play many games this year, I can certainly fill out a list of five (well, four plus one update) that I enjoyed more than others, and I daresay I thought were better.
What the Foundation Update did for No Man’s Sky was, at first glance, make it a lot like Minecraft. This was my original gripe with the update, and that’s what the patch notes sounded like. You can build things, you can craft things, and most importantly, manage your inventory. No shame in trying to reinvent the wheel unless you’ve got bad PR to work with.