Nimble Quest Review: Get in Line, Hero

Nimble Quest has been my goto few-minutes-to-kill mobile game for over a year now. A game developed by NimbleBit, creators of Tiny Towers and the short lived Star Wars: Tiny Death Star. It’s a snake type game where you move an ever growing train of heroes with the flick of a finger. You can move… Continue reading

Marvel Heroes: Because You Should Not Dungeon Crawl Without Superpowers

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Fans of clicking on enemies until they explode had a pretty damn good 2012. The thing about it though, is even if the quality of releases were better than ever, the flavors aren’t too varied. Take what you love about your favorite fantasy-based dungeon crawling experience and throw that into the Marvel Universe. Still interested?… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: The Banner Saga: Factions is Full of Thoughtful Vikings

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When I think of vikings, I think of blood-thirsty ultra-warriors with a penchant for ignoring pain and cutting off heads. After playing a few matches in The Banner Saga’s stand alone multiplayer component The Banner Saga: Factions, I realized that I was going to need to utilize a bit more strategy outside of running towards… Continue reading

War Thunder Beta Impressions: Don’t Underestimate These Skies or Those Trees

War Thunder from Gaijin Entertainment will feature large scale, simultaneous air, land and sea pvp battles when it launches. The current beta version only has the air portion implemented, but it already looks fantastic. The arcade mode in this game has to be the most fun, accessible pseudo-sim flight game since Crimson Skies. Josh leaves Justin… Continue reading

Path of Exile Beta Impressions: Welcome Punishment

2012 featured sequels to arguably two of the best examples of ARPGs in all of video game land. One was met with quiet enthusiasm while the other was met with a lukewarm reception. Unbeknownst to some, however another ARPG watched behind the safety of beta, learning from both valuable lessons in the art of clicking… Continue reading

Warframe Beta Impressions: Free Power Suits and Swords

Warframe came straight out of left field. The name couldn’t be more generic, yet the game is a surprisingly competent mix of co-op, third person shooting and acrobatic sword slashing. Best of all, it’s free. Josh and Justin are joined by community member Verdian for some fun times in space with Digital Extreme’s Warframe Beta. This video… Continue reading

Gaming Lifestyle: Do We Buy Too Many Games? – The Cursed Checkpoint #124

Justin and Ethan have noticed that their game purchasing habits have gotten a little out of control. Heading into a heavy release season they thought it would be best to talk it out before they get in over their head again. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: What the Hell is a Maple Story?

I realize that everyone and their mother has been MapleStory-ing for God knows how long, but I’ve yet to discover the entire internet so don’t even start with all that pretentious BS homies! I’ll straight up slice your anus, I’ll do it. For those of you that have not had any sort of direct interaction with the über popular… Continue reading

Super Monday Night Combat Accidentally Skips Beta and is Playable Now

As if joining the ranks of the industry changing free-to-play games wasn’t enough, Super Monday Night Combat recently underwent a non-traditional launch as well. Uber Entertainment had planned on issuing a series of beta invites but those invites created some “silliness” and “wonkiness” so Uber just ran with it and opened up the game to everyone… Continue reading