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MONG Podcast 130 | True Crimes: Mushroom Kingdom

Join the podcast crew of Myles Farrington, Adam Leonard and Jordan Loeffler as they mull and converse over the most topical of news. From Microsoft backing off their Play Anywhere statements and Red Dead Redemption becoming backwards compatible to Evolve becoming free-to-play and so much more! Don’t forget the hilarious Kojima quotes and the Thought from Nowhere! Welcome to the MONG podcast, enjoy! Continue reading MONG Podcast 130 | True Crimes: Mushroom Kingdom

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Game of the Month: February 2015

The time has come!  Our official Game of the Month for February 2015 is…
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Evolve Review

Hunt, Kill, Repeat


Turtle Rock Studios is a developer already much beloved for the Left 4 Dead series, a set of games that really pushed forward the concept of cooperative multiplayer. With Evolve, Turtle Rock looks to push cooperative multiplayer even further with an ambitious 4 vs. 1 match style. At full disclosure, I’m not very good at this type of game. Normally, I tend to stick to playing single-player titles (an option that Evolve allows). However, Evolve’s concept really excited me: a huge, nearly unstoppable monster versus a squad of hunters, high stakes, the thrill of the hunt. These ideas were enough to venture from my comfort zone into the realm of multiplayer gaming (which is definitely how the game deserves to be played). Was Evolve everything I hoped it would be? Did I have a great time? In short, the answer is yes, though a few shortcomings will likely prevent it from evolving into the most dominant game of 2015.

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Evolve’s DLC Controversy a Good Thing?

According to the CEO of Take-Two Interactive, Strauss Zelnick, the recent controversy over Evolve’s DLC plans is a good thing. In his own words, “There was some controversy stirred up by an online post. And I guess, you know, controversy, generally speaking, is a good thing.” Continue reading Evolve’s DLC Controversy a Good Thing?