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Live Review | Tales from the Borderlands: Zer0 Sum

Live Review | Tales from the Borderlands: Zer0 Sum

Dec 17, 2014

After we tried out a live review with Game of Thrones in the Geekenstein Labs, we decided to use Tales from the Borderlands as our second test case. This time David isn’t droning on alone, instead Dylan and Random Assault’s Alex join the stream, and who else would you want but the two biggest Borderlands fans here. Listen and find out what we think...

Let’s Play | Tales from the Borderlands: Zer0 Sum

Let’s Play | Tales from the Borderlands: Zer0 Sum

Dec 16, 2014

Out of all of the games Telltale has announced, Tales from the Borderlands had to have been the strangest. Back to the Future, Monkey Island, Game of Thrones, sure, it makes sense to turn those into episodic adventure games. But Borderlands is Diablo turned FPS and filled with dick and fart jokes. Does it really need to be a narrative adventure? David is joined...

Review | Tales From The Borderlands Episode 1: Zer0 Sum

Review | Tales From The Borderlands Episode 1: Zer0 Sum

Dec 15, 2014

Over the past few years, Telltale has revived, reconfigured and redefined point and click adventures. Gone are the convoluted inventory puzzles with nonsensical resolutions, but the heart and wit of the story not only remains in a Telltale game, but it’s vastly improved. Some purists may be offended by the dirt-simple puzzles and fragrant use of quick...

Midnights In The Lab | Alien: Isolation part 7

Midnights In The Lab | Alien: Isolation part 7

Dec 13, 2014

Despite numerous eviscerations by that pesky Alien, our Midnights In The Lab Terror Investigation Team is determined to make it out of the Savastopol alive. David and Dylan test out their stealth abilities once more as they try and trap the Alien in one part of the station. Alien: Isolation is the latest game from the creators of the Total War franchise,...

Midnights In The Lab | The Evil Within part 7

Midnights In The Lab | The Evil Within part 7

Dec 11, 2014

After the last session our Midnights In The Lab Terror Investigation Team finally has a rough grasp of whatever the hell the plot of The Evil Within is trying to convey. Now they explore Chapter 9, the section of the game generating the most discussion, and encounter some difficult and disturbing stuff. The Evil Within is Shinji Mikami‘s, director of Resident...

Midnights In The Lab | Alien: Isolation part 6

Midnights In The Lab | Alien: Isolation part 6

Dec 9, 2014

Midnights In The Lab returns once more to Alien: Isolation because nothing sounds like more terrifying fun than trying to escape from a Xenomorph X121. David is once again joined by Dylan as they escape the clutches of medical only to wander into another gang of murderous scavengers, but hey did we just craft a pipe bomb? Alien: Isolation is the latest game...

Let’s Play | Game of Thrones – A Telltale Game: Iron from Ice

Let’s Play | Game of Thrones – A Telltale Game: Iron from Ice

Dec 4, 2014

It may have been announced years ago, but Telltale’s Game of Thrones episode 1 has finally descended upon us. Join David as he plays through “Iron from Ice” and feels incredibly pressured with every decision. Will Telltale capture the brutality and political intrigue of both the books and HBO series? We sure hope so. After besting the...

Review | Game of Thrones – A Telltale Game: Iron from Ice

Review | Game of Thrones – A Telltale Game: Iron from Ice

Dec 4, 2014

Welcome to the test of a new review format. We at Geekenstein have begun doing more Let’s Plays than before and if you’re going join us as we play through games, why shouldn’t the review be a part of that process. Instead of separating the review, we’re just going off the cuff as the credits roll and we’re starting with...

Review | Screencheat

Review | Screencheat

Dec 1, 2014

It’s funny to think that just over a decade ago, game consoles hadn’t yet harnessed the power of online gaming. When titles like the original Halo hit the scene, multiplayer matches cropped up mainly in college towns in the now legendary LAN parties of the time, where CRTs were hauled into basements and common areas for sixteen player deathmatches....

Interview | BSL Team (One Day for Ched, Knife in the Back)

Interview | BSL Team (One Day for Ched, Knife in the Back)

Nov 24, 2014

We sit down with BS1 of BSL Team and discuss the hated and loved One Day for Ched and their currently in development game, Knife in the Back. What exactly is it like to be the developer behind a game that a faction on the internet despises? Clearly it’s not disheartening, so enjoy our chat and find out for yourself. One Day for Ched is brought to you by...