How the builder genre is one of gaming’s most important emerging game styles

Back in late 2010, or maybe early 2011, all of my friends online were going crazy over this new indie game called Minecraft that had just had a beta version release. I watched a trailer on the game's website and it featured something with a skeleton and a roller...

Early Impressions of Boot Hill Heroes on the Nintendo Switch

Last week I fired up Boot Hill Heroes and set off on an adventure through the Wild West. I’m still making my way through the game, but having a good enough time that I wanted to share! Read on for some early, spoiler-free impressions of this cozy RPG that's perfect...

Does Age of Calamity Earn Its Place?

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is coming soon to Nintendo Switch, where a demo is available now. This time last week, I didn't think Age of Calamity was a game that ought to exist. Now I'm less convinced. ... Let me back up a tick. This isn't meant to be me ragging...

[Keywords] Megalobox and Invented Nostalgia

Megalobox is available to stream on Netflix and Crunchyroll Everybody loves the good ol' days, huh? Reboots and revisits are nothing new; how many times have we told and retold the story of The Magnificent Seven Samurai? Doesn't Peter Cullen get tired of being tapped...

3 of the Best Mario Games Ever are in Super Mario 3D All-Stars! Woohoo!

My 10-year-old nephew asks me all the time what my favorite video game is. Without hesitation, I answer: Super Mario 64. And he inevitably asks, "why?" to which I always respond, "well, it's just good." And that's the thing, all of the games included in Super Mario 3D...

Podcasting 101: Beej’s Big Blog of Podcasting Resources

I've been podcasting weekly with Geek to Geek for over 3 years now, and livestreaming weekly for Elegant Themes for nearly 2. In that time, I've picked up a thing or two about podcasting and streaming. I am by far no expert, and I have a lot to learn myself. But I...

If You Missed Out On The Animorphs, The New Graphic Novel is Your Second Chance

If you grew up in the nineties without reading the Animorphs books, I can only assume it’s because you were a Goosebumps fan instead. You probably stood in a Scholastic book mobile with “Welcome to Horrorland” in one hand and “The Message” in the other. You then opted...

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Isolomus Review – Plasticine Has Never Been Creepier

Isolomus Review – Plasticine Has Never Been Creepier

Quick View Release Date: April 14, 2021 (Switch)Price: $1.99Rating: TPlatform: PC and Switch A game key for Isolomus on the Nintendo Switch was provided by Sometimes You. I'm not sure how to talk about Isolomus. It's a new game for the Nintendo Switch made by Michael...

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Isolomus Review – Plasticine Has Never Been Creepier

Isolomus Review – Plasticine Has Never Been Creepier

Quick View Release Date: April 14, 2021 (Switch)Price: $1.99Rating: TPlatform: PC and Switch A game key for Isolomus on the Nintendo Switch was provided by Sometimes You. I'm not sure how to talk about Isolomus. It's a new game for the Nintendo Switch made by Michael...

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Friday, the Solo Board Game

Friday, the Solo Board Game

If you're like me, sometimes you really want to play a board game but there's nobody to play it with. Well, that's where solo games come in (like my favorite, Palm Island). I didn't even know that solo board games existed until a couple years ago. Now I am slowly...

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