Hands on with Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels Board Game

Panda Cult Games is a dynamic, charismatic, and enthusiastic small company with obviously passionate team members. With their successful board game, Wander: The Cult of Barnacle Bay, it’s not a wonder why Yacht Club Games entrusted the crew to create a tabletop adventure based on their beloved franchise, Shovel Knight. Recently, I was given the … Continue reading Hands on with Shovel Knight: Dungeon Duels Board Game

Nine Nintendo Switch Games to Ring in 2019

With 2019 just a few hours away, you might be panicking about which games you want to have available for your friends. Worry not! We have you covered with the nine Nintendo Switch games to ring in 2019.

Ubisoft’s Passionate E3 and the Pain of Hostile Takeover

It is easy to ignore that the gaming industry’s corporate skeleton is as cold and stiff as any other. Despite engaging in the business of fun, the ebb and flow of our beloved pastime is dictated not by fanatic devotion or creative passion, but by the unwavering severity of the bottom line. We can effortlessly … Continue reading Ubisoft’s Passionate E3 and the Pain of Hostile Takeover

Nintendo’s Amiibo Are Worse Than DLC Season Passes

Nintendo’s Amiibo have been hugely successful since day one, with the game maker raking in tons of cash from these small, plastic collectibles with NFC tags embedded within them. Clearly this benefits Nintendo nicely, but are these figures good for the customer? As it turns out, no — and it may even be worse than downloadable … Continue reading Nintendo’s Amiibo Are Worse Than DLC Season Passes

Like them or not, Season Passes are here to stay

Season passes are the black sheep of the gaming community. They deviously pry into our collective wallets in search of our precious cash, often in exchange for content we don’t fully understand. This earns them a spot atop our hit lists, and whenever a new pass is announced we grab our torches and pitchforks and … Continue reading Like them or not, Season Passes are here to stay