In an announcement no one saw coming, Atari has revived the iconic Asteroids series as an open-world sandbox survival game… on Steam Early Access, nonetheless.
When you think of first person shooters, you tend to think of hulking space marines barreling down a corridor. When you think of platformers, mascots of all different colors and sizes spring to mind. When you think of shoot-em-ups like Drive To Hell, convention would make you visualize either airplanes or anime girls, depending on […]
Johnny Gat is one of the most cartoonish characters in all of Saints Row, which is saying something considering the franchise also features giant Russian mutants and a pimp who speaks in Auto-Tune. After all, his character traits all revolve around murdering things for enjoyment, except for the one about avenging his long-dead girlfriend. Fans […]
I don’t know about you, but I love what Ubisoft did for the Far Cry universe in the two and a half most recent entries in the series. Far Cry 4 is a prime example of the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” algorithm that Far Cry 3 built near flawlessly. Thanks to a recent poll sent to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]