Yeah, yeah…I know. Every gaming site has a RetroCast. We are working on a new title; it’s just that my marketing and branding muscles are already sore today. If you have suggestions, please offer ‘em up!!! This past week, three of the Gamers Sphere Editors agreed to embark on a joint playthrough/review of the original Uncharted for the PlayStation 3. Check out the video podcast and our individual ...[Read More]
Next up on my list of possibles for my 1-week Spring Break window is developer Slitherine’s Battle Academy. Unlike Eterium, Battle Academy is a bit more proven, having already been released for iOS, as well as what appears to be some retail releases for x86 platforms as well. This is a turn-based strategy game, and so while it looks like the genealogy is reminiscent of Company of Heroes, it ...[Read More]
The PlayStation 4 needs games. Badly. Heck, the PlayStation Vita needs games, too, for that matter. Grimm Brothers to the rescue. A small indie team of five developers, Grimm Brothers is working on porting their still-to-be-released PC game to all PlayStation platforms. While it will actually be the developers at BlitWorks who will be handling the port, the original content for Dragon Fin Soup (D...[Read More]
Assassin’s Creed Black Flag is one of the most beautiful video games I’ve ever seen and played. The colors and locales are so gorgeous, I almost can’t believe I’m looking at a television screen sometimes. Here are some screenshots I took in the PS4 version of Black Flag. Some pictures didn’t transition here as well as the original file on my PS4; some look better, som...[Read More]
As you probably well know from our First Impressions article, we are playing through 1954 Alcatraz, a recently released adventure game from developer Irresponsible Games and published by Daedalic Entertainment, distributors of the Deponia and Divinity series, as well as recent installments of Sam and Max and Tales of Monkey Island. Gene Mocsy, the man behind Irresponsible Games, was kind enough to...[Read More]
Did you ever wonder how would Half-Life games look on let’s say…Unreal Engine? Well, a member of the Polycount forums who goes by the name of “Logithx” is doing this, and it looks amazing.
Two weeks ago, Sony revealed that Amy Hennig, a 10-year veteran at Naughty Dog, had left the company. This news came as a huge shock to everyone in the games industry. Hennig began her career in 1994 when she designed Michael Jordan: Chaos in the Windy City for the Super Nintendo. She then went on to work on the Legacy of Kain series. She is most well known, however, for her work on two popular Na...[Read More]
Well surprise, surprise, it wasn’t long after our journey to Constantinople that your parents announced yet another trip for the following year, and a whole new time period to. Was I worried? Not at all. Although our relationship had started to crack, I had faith in your parents ability and as all relationships go, a change can go a long way to revitalizing the love between partners or so...[Read More]
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you’ve heard all about Dong Nguyen’s viral mobile game, Flappy Bird. You’ve probably also heard that he took it down after it became “too addictive.” But why is it exactly that a simple game like Flappy Bird became so popular? Critics like to gripe about games like Flappy Bird, saying that they aren&...[Read More]
BLUF (bottom line up front): Planetside 2 DOMINATES so much…it’s not even funny. This has everything you would want in a game. Have you ever played a game where all you had to do was login and you were instantly thrust into an endless war-zone? The promise of victory and threat of defeat is at every turn. The heightened sense of adrenaline is always there when your entire 48+ playe...[Read More]
I finally decided that it would be a good idea for me to write about my latest adventures in Skyrim. I’ll be taking you on my Nord’s, Torban, adventure through Skyrim. All of the decisions, quests, factions, and every cute butterfly I see will be put into words for everyone to enjoy or completely ignore.