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Random Assault Episode 140: “The Blunder Down Under”

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014

Random Assault Episode 140: "The Blunder Down Under" [ 2:39:37 ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download This week on Random Assault, we’re joined by Luke...

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Midnights In The Lab: The Vanishing of Ethan Carter part 2

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014

Just one session was not enough to satisfy us here in the Geekenstein Labs. David brings Midnights In The Lab back to the strange world of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter to continue...

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Editorials

Making the case for a new Hulk video game

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014

Why is it that the Incredible Hulk hasn’t received his just due yet? OK, let’s take a step back for a second. Yes, he is finally being depicted by an actor who will...

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Reviews

Review | Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director’s Cut

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014

I’ll admit that I’m the last person to be reviewing a tactical RPG, what with my complete aversion to the genre up until this time. I always had trouble figuring out...

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Tabletop Simulator Preview

Tabletop Simulator Preview

Oct 23, 2014

If there’s anything the past few years in gaming have proved to us, it’s that you can take just about any noun, add “simulator” to the end of it, and it will sell based on that and that alone. Some have enjoyed explosive success for actually being reasonably fun, such as Surgeon Simulator 2013 and Goat Simulator, while others tend to...

Midnights In The Lab: The Vanishing of Ethan Carter part 2

Midnights In The Lab: The Vanishing of Ethan Carter part 2

Oct 23, 2014

Just one session was not enough to satisfy us here in the Geekenstein Labs. David brings Midnights In The Lab back to the strange world of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter to continue looking into to the mystery and find an even stranger level darkness lurking below the surface of Red Creek Valley. The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is the first game from The...

Midnights In The Lab: Alien: Isolation

Midnights In The Lab: Alien: Isolation

Oct 22, 2014

Alien is easily one of the best horror films ever created, so it’s only fitting that we would try to find the terror in Alien: Isolation. Matt and Alex from Random Assault join David for the Midnights In The Lab examination of this new adventure in the Alien universe and they can’t stand that sometimes horror has a slow build. Alien: Isolation is...

Midnights In The Lab: Neverending Nightmares

Midnights In The Lab: Neverending Nightmares

Oct 21, 2014

Through our experiments in probing the darker corners of the mind, trying to understand exactly what unsettles and scares us, our Midnights In The Lab team has played many horror games, both well known to unknown. Neverending Nightmares is one of, if not the, most unsettling and creepy games we have played here in the Geekenstein Labs. Neverending Nightmares is...

In The Lab: One Day for Ched

In The Lab: One Day for Ched

Oct 20, 2014

Welcome to Geekenstein’s In The Lab, the show where we check out the latest and upcoming games to see if they’re worth your time and money. This time, Alex decided to take the reins and make David play One Day for Ched, another particularly special indie gem filled with incredibly difficult monsters, terrible voice acting and plenty of other,...

Review | Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director’s Cut

Review | Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director’s Cut

Oct 20, 2014

I’ll admit that I’m the last person to be reviewing a tactical RPG, what with my complete aversion to the genre up until this time. I always had trouble figuring out what was going on. I’ve played a lot of Dungeons and Dragons and so I assumed I’d be informed enough to proceed, but it would only get me so far. I scoff at the current day...

Midnights In The Lab: The Evil Within

Midnights In The Lab: The Evil Within

Oct 19, 2014

Midnights In The Lab has searched for the terror in so many titles inspired by Resident Evil 4 that it only makes sense we would examine the next horror game by director Shinji Mikami. Will the new team at Tango Gameworks replicate and modernize what made RE4 one of the best Resident Evil games in The Evil Within or will David, Alex and Matt mind this a waste...

Dustin Up Destiny Vol 1

Dustin Up Destiny Vol 1

Oct 18, 2014

Welcome to Dustin Up Destiny Volume 1, the new series where you get to ride along with Dustin’s Destiny addiction. As you’ve heard, everything both good and bad being said about Destiny is true, but how can that be possible? Why not let us show you through a person who should have stopped playing but can’t seem to. Destiny is the latest...

Midnights In The Lab: Costume Quest 2

Midnights In The Lab: Costume Quest 2

Oct 17, 2014

Midnights In The Lab takes another journey in the nontraditional horror, this time with the comedy horror game for kids Costume Quest 2. Alex and David were both big fans of the first game and Double Fine, so will they find a sequel with as much, if not more whimsy than the first or will this be a sequel that shouldn’t have bothered? Costume Quest 2 is...

Midnights In The Lab: The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

Midnights In The Lab: The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

Oct 16, 2014

Midnights In The Lab continues to explore the different aspects of the horror genre, this time setting its sights on The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, a game about uncovering the mystery behind a young boy’s disappearance. There is something dark going on in Red Creek Valley, but is it too late for all those involved? The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is the...

Review | Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition

Review | Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition

Oct 15, 2014

The Gabriel Knight franchise is something of a peculiar beast. Most people that didn’t play games in the 90s only know it as that franchise with one of the worst puzzles a point-and-click adventure game has ever had, which it totally did. The cat hair mustache puzzle in Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned is truly awful. In spite of that,...

Random Assault Episode 140: “The Blunder Down Under”

Random Assault Episode 140: “The Blunder Down Under”

Oct 15, 2014

Random Assault Episode 140: "The Blunder Down Under" [ 2:39:37 ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download This week on Random Assault, we’re joined by Luke “TotalMortalKombat” Cunningham! We talk shit on Mike Matei, discuss racier aspects in games such as bare tits and rape, and then Alex and TMK blast you all with a firehose full of...

Midnights In The Lab: Silence of the Sleep

Midnights In The Lab: Silence of the Sleep

Oct 15, 2014

The Halloween season continues and as such, Midnights In the Lab will remain here to explore the games that probe the dark corners of your mind you hesitate to think of. After an intro that featured the apparent suicide of the main character, Matt and David explore the hauntingly beautiful world of Silence of the Sleep and look for the very same answers the...

Lonely Gods episode 65 – Robot

Lonely Gods episode 65 – Robot

Oct 14, 2014

UNIT is wracked by a series of thefts from their high-security installations, valuable parts and plans spirited away by an unstoppable theif who kills anyone in  his way. All the evidence points back to a state-of-the-art robot built by a scientific think tank. Can the Doctor, freshly regenerated into the wonderful and incredibly popular Tom Baker, stop the...