Played Civilization: Beyond Earth – Read Your Space Instructions

I’ve had the itch to play Civ for quite a while. Right when I hit my breaking point Civilization: Beyond Earth was announced so I ended up holding out until the game actually came out. Apparently, that’s too long to wait to play Civilization because my first session did not go well. I completely forgot… Continue reading

Radio Waves for 05/03/13

It’s happening, folks! We just hit May, but the storm of awesome movies is fast approaching and it starts with Iron Man 3. This usually means that gamers can expect the usual product placement of soda cans, fast food and rushed tie-in video games. Like death, taxes and split-second bathroom urges, this is inevitable. What’s… Continue reading

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Game Curious Video: We May Need a Computer Virus

XCOM: Enemy Unknown is President Bill Pullman’s worst nightmare. Aliens are invading and we ain’t got no Smith ‘n Goldblum. Luckily, we do have a Mister Dave. The man is no stranger to killing xenos, and his extermination skills are on full display in this Game Curious. Josh and Justin take a run at the PC… Continue reading

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Preorder Bonus and Other Superfluous Junk Announced

There’s only one way to truly add sparkle to a game’s release and that’s preorder initiatives! If you’re eagerly anticipating the arrival of XCOM: Enemy Unknown and want to prove it, you’ll be rewarded with special (retailer approved) bonuses. These bonuses include things like in-game decals, options for squad color customization and even an XCOM: UFO Defense inspired… Continue reading

New Civilization V Map Pack DLC Doesn’t Make Sense

Those of you that were distracted this past weekend with all the awesome Steam deals may have missed the release of more Civilization V content.  Titled “Cradle of Civilization” each pack includes levels based on real world locations, all designed by Firaxis (the team behind Civilization V). The 4 maps (Mediterranean, Asia, Americas, Mesopotamia) are priced… Continue reading