Guild Wars 2 is the MMORPG I Always Wanted

(Guild Wars 2 – ArenaNet/NCSoft) MMORPGs seem especially prone to building devoted fan bases, leading players towards spending most of their time in one or two virtual world’s that they prefer over others. The original Guild Wars was one of those games that I will forever admire as a landmark in gaming history. ArenaNet pioneeredContinue reading “Guild Wars 2 is the MMORPG I Always Wanted”

AutoChess Review – A Refreshing Blast from the Past

If you would have told me that a Chinese mobile game would be my latest obsession only three months ago, I would have had a hard time believing you. Sure, I’ve dabbled in mobile gaming before, but I usually prefer to play puzzle games like Sudoku or Picross over more complex games. Then, Auto ChessContinue reading “AutoChess Review – A Refreshing Blast from the Past”

Why Rift was the Best MMORPG for Me

There’s this prevailing sentiment among video game players that there is an objective ruler upon which you can evaluate all games. For the rest of us that live with at least one leg firmly planted in reality, we realize that art and entertainment are never that simple. Some games do very well financially to littleContinue reading “Why Rift was the Best MMORPG for Me”

Apex Legends Brings Classic Deathmatch Legitimacy to the Battle Royale

Boy howdy, Apex Legends is fun! This is coming from a stalwart opponent of games like Fortnite, Day-Z, and other battle royales. I don’t touch the stuff. I’d rather play Counter Strike 1.6 any day of the week. I hope that helps explain some of my surprise when I downloaded a first-person battle royale looterContinue reading “Apex Legends Brings Classic Deathmatch Legitimacy to the Battle Royale”

Autobots Roll Out! Transformers TCG Autobot Starter Pack Review

I’m a huge sucker for new games. It doesn’t particularly matter whether I am attached to the developer or license. Unsolved games present a dual opportunity for me to explore new puzzles and adopt game design lessons learned to my own projects. This past September, Wizards of the Coast and their parent company Hasbro releasedContinue reading “Autobots Roll Out! Transformers TCG Autobot Starter Pack Review”