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SummerBound Twitch Stream: Archive

My SummerBound Twitch stream is over! Matt and I entertained about 30 folks over the course of the evening, playing EarthBound and answering questions about the Great White North. It was great fun, and I thank all of the folks who tuned in. Watch live video from StarmanClub on Twitch You can check out the SummerBound main page for more videos, fanart, and more! Now that my portion of the...

SummerBound Twitch Stream: Wednesday June 24

Update: Due to some unforeseen circumstances, I will be streaming on Wednesday June 24 instead of Monday June 22. On Monday June 24 at 9:00pm (EST), I will be collaborating with Starmen.net to participate in the super fun SummerBound celebration. “But what exactly IS SummerBound?” you may ask, with a puzzled expression on your face. It is, in fact, a month long celebration of...

The Extinction of the MMORPG

A few nights ago, I was playing Wildstar with my committed leveling buddy. We had just arrived at Malgrave, the zone where players on the Exile side spend their last ten levels. After collecting twenty cacti from sun-scorched dunes and reducing a species of space bears to nigh-extinction, I couldn’t help but make a offhand remark. “Man, this feels a lot like World of Warcraft.” This...

The Cave Review

I really wanted to like The Cave. The premise caught me immediately. Start out by assembling a team of three from a rogue’s gallery of characters ranging from a perpetually flourescent time traveler, a knight in shining armour, and a pair of twins who look like they fell out of a Tim Burton movie. After making your pick, drop down into a mysterious cave and delve into the dark backstories...

First Impressions – Transistor

I think by now you are all aware of the love we give Bastion around here, and by extension, SuperGiant Games. So it is no wonder that I picked up a copy of Transistor a couple of weeks ago, SuperGiant’s sophomore effort released back in May. Much like its predecessor, it is an action-RPG rooted in an ability/item management system. Where it differs is its setting: a stunning futuristic...