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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...

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┬áBastion 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...

First Impressions – Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together

I’m a huge Final Fantasy Tactics fan, so when I heard that Squeenix had made another tactical RPG that looked essentially like the same damn game my interest was piqued. I picked up the PSP version with high hopes of playing another strategic masterpiece, and although I may have set my expectations a bit high I’m still pretty impressed. Below are my first impressions of the game...

Organ Trail: Director’s Cut Review

Organ Trail is more of a prolonged joke than a game. Anything based on Oregon Trail would have to be, I suppose. For those of you who aren’t children of the 1990s, Oregon Trail was a computer game released to schools on floppy diskette. The player assumes the role of a man guiding his family across America to Oregon by means of covered wagon. Raging rivers, bears, and dysentery stand in the...