xCloud feature image
04 Aug 2020

Project xCloud Accessories Lineup Revealed for Mobile Devices

As Xbox readies its roll-out of xCloud, their latest cloud-gaming service, (officially renamed to: “Cloud gaming with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate”) they’ve partnered with top manufacturers to develop accessories to make those console-like experiences more at home on mobile.  The huge barrier to entry, assuming the tech works as it

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Xbox Series X and controller
28 Jul 2020

Why Xbox’s Cross-Gen Strategy is a Hard Sell

After watching through most of Microsoft’s Xbox Showcase for a third time, one thing is absolutely clear, their bold strategy of allowing consoles to coexist and be supported between generations makes it a difficult prospect to sell to its consumers.  Microsoft hasn’t been hesitant to tout its teraflop power advantage;

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Assassin's Creed Valhalla Feature
12 Jul 2020

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 30-Minute Gameplay Trailer & Release Date

Ubisoft Forward showcased a 30-minute gameplay overview of Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla. Vikings are a setting that many fans have wanted the Assassin’s Creed franchise to lean into, but I have to admit that the series is getting a bit long in the tooth. The gameplay, which can be seen below,

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Watch Dogs: Legion Logo
12 Jul 2020

Watch Dogs: Legion Gameplay Trailer & Release Date

Ubisoft Forward provided a nice, lengthy gameplay segment for Watch Dogs: Legion. In it, they provided an overview of how you will recruit your crew and the plethora of ways you can attack each mission.  The mechanic of being able to add anyone into your crew and play any mission

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Kinds Words by Popcannibal.
03 Jul 2020

Kindness Begets Kindness | A look at Kind Words

Kind Words sets out to foster a community of anonymous pen pals that, as the name states, sends kind words to one another. Imagine the emo phase you probably went through where you vented in a journal. Now imagine that someone actually responded! Kind words in 2020 seems more like

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Cyberpunk 2077 delayed featured image.
18 Jun 2020

Cyberpunk 2077 Sees Another Delay to November 19

Cyberpunk 2077 has had a long-winded development, but it seems its release is on the horizon.The date? November 19th!  More details from the Cyberpunk 2077 official Twitter account An important development update pic.twitter.com/uFGrt9Tqpi — Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame) June 18, 2020 The move, albeit a bit disappointing, is far better than

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Waking featured demo image.
13 Jun 2020

Waking Demo Impressions | A Thought-Provoking Journey

Few games out there blend two pivotal aspects of my life into a haunting, yet beautiful experience. It’s that unique phase of my yoga/meditation life blended into gaming. That is where Waking by Jason Oda comes into play. Browsing through emails with coffee in hand, I run across the headline:

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Embr Muse Games cooperative gameplay.
13 Jun 2020

Embr Early Access Impressions

Embr is a satirical take on the gig economy where firefighters are just an app away. Whether the newly anointed firefighters are effective is an entirely different story. Ever have that Uber drive that was good for the most part, but you had to hang on for dear life as

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Spider-Man - Miles Morales swinging
11 Jun 2020

Spider-Man: Miles Morales Revealed, Coming to PS5 This Year

Sony and Insomniac games have revealed Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales at the PS5 console reveal event. A sequel to Marvel’s: Spider-Man (Sept. 2018), Spider-Man: Miles Morales has us swinging around the city as, well… Miles Morales! (Spoilers for the first game incoming) In the first game, Miles is bit by

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11 Jun 2020

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Reveal Trailer and Screens 

There were few games that could push me to dropping a still unknown amount of cash for the PS5 Day One, but it just so happens that a new Ratchet & Clank would do the trick. Luckily for me, but not so much my wallet, Sony revealed Ratchet & Clank:

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Iron demo impressions header,.
25 May 2020

Marvel’s Iron Man VR Demo Impressions

I was a late adopter to PSVR, having bought a bundle during Black Friday of 2019, and part of the reason besides the insane bundle and price, was my excitement for Iron Man VR. Donning the armor of Iron Man would only be second to that of pulling on Batman’s

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Embr Muse Games cooperative gameplay.
21 May 2020

The Gig Economy Meets Firefighting in ‘Embr’ on Early Access

I remember when I was a kid, as many kids did, I wanted to be a firefighter. Not necessarily all that unique, but hey, you got to ride in a sweet firetruck! Alas, Muse Games brings that childhood dream alive in their latest title, Embr: Uber Firefighters… albeit, with a

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