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.
Since its first year in 2010, PAX East has become one of Boston’s fastest growing events. With more than 70,000 attendees each year, PAX East is the second largest gaming convention in the country–second only to PAX Prime in Washington. This year, we at The Lifecast traversed the enormous show floor, long lines, and overpriced … [Read more…]
If this sounds like a sales pitch, I apologize. PAX East is a phenomenal time for any gamer. Casual or old, strictly old school or exclusively current gen, there is no better convention in the Northeast to celebrate our beloved hobby. The collection of people, personalities, game reveals and games to buy create a feel-good … [Read more…]
As some of you may have heard, the highly anticipated fan game Mother 4 has just announced that they’ve decided to rebrand the game. This was done mostly due to the controversial take downs of AM2R and Pokemon Uranium by Nintendo last year. As a fellow Nintendo fan game, Mother 4 had plenty of reason … [Read more…]
The Warriors is a rare case; a legitimately great movie-based video game The Warriors is a one-of-a-kind game; it manages to use its movie license in a creative way, while still being a great game by itself. Adapted from of the 70s flick of the same name, The Warriors is a solid beat ‘em up … [Read more…]