Dear Starbound: Entry #1 – Everything Wants to Kill Me

12.06.13 – Birds and Their Stupid Flame Mouths I’ve explored my fair share of extraordinary locations, many of which featured people, places and things that wanted to kill me. Starbound is no exception. That being said, the world of Starbound appears to want me dead more so than most. Why is this? I’m not quite… Continue reading

Should You Early Access?

It’s worth noting that when I refer to early access, I am speaking about games both within and also outside of Steam’s actual Early Access program. I’m at a point right now where the majority of the games I play are in one of many “early access” forms. Whether through Steam’s program or elsewhere, it’s… Continue reading

Brotabulous Moments in Gaming: XCOM: Enemy Within

Warning! Potential Spoilers (baby ones) A year ago, Ethan and his team of XCOM soldiers went head to head with some jerkoff aliens. Thinking he’d saved the planet, Ethan retired from his position as XCOM commander and took to a quiet life of introspection and craft beers. Unfortunately, the alien invaders weren’t quite ready to… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Lakeview Cabin is Relaxing Until It’s Not

There’s nothing quite like a relaxing vacation to a cabin in the middle of nowhere.  For me, the bets part of this scenario is escaping from the everyday stresses in the big city. Unfortunately, cabin living can also have it’s own problems too, especially when one forgets to expect the unexpected. It’s really hard to… Continue reading

Characters That Games Forgot: A Strong Female Character – Veronica Santangelo of Fallout: New Vegas

About two months or so ago, I got sucked back into the wild and whacky world of Fallout: New Vegas. This just happened to coincide with the continued debate about female characters in gaming and whether or not they’re beacons of strength or one dimensional objects to point our erect penises at. Because I want… Continue reading

VG Fashion Police: Resident Evil: Revelations’ Jessica

I’m probably the last person that should be making  judgment calls on people’s clothing choices. I only really own a couple of pair of pants and one of those happen to be lederhosen. After playing Resident Evil: Revelations, however, I feel the need to call out a certain BSAA agent in regards to what she… Continue reading

Game Curious – Chainsaw Warrior: Sawing Through Evil New York

Ethan gets called into action as New York City finds itself knee deep in a wide variety of horrific monstrosities. Will he be victorious or will this incredibly punishing digital card game do him in? This video is intended for a mature audience as our commentary is not kid-friendly: For more Game Curious and video… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Baron’s Gate Brings Beefy Bows

After a week of heavy drinking, heavy eating and heavy sightseeing in Amsterdam and at Oktoberfest, my mind has been a bit fuzzy. Fortunately, good ol’ EIC Justin Lacey had already prepared for this and sought out a wonderful game to be featured on this week’s Cheap and Dirty Gamer. In fact, Baron’s Gate is of… Continue reading