It’s not unusual for iconic video game franchises to want to change directions and try something new. The only problem is, this doesn’t always work. Whether it’s because the changes catered too much to capture a different audience segment and alienated the hardcore fans, or because there were simply just too many changes that it made the game less appealing to pretty much everyone, there exists a long list of video game franchises that took … Read more
Welcome to the expanding universe of Metro. Not the first game in the series, Metro Exodus builds upon the previous titles where you enter the realm as Artyom also known as the Chosen one. Before I go on, let me provide you with the PC specs requirements list. Metro Exodus is a survival horror game of sorts, set in a first-person shooter type of gameplay. As you can see even from the Minimum Requirements, it … Read more
So recently I decided to pick up a game called Star Traders: Frontiers on Steam from a company called Trese Brothers whom I had never heard of before. I can tell you that since I played this game I had since not only become a fan of the game, but of Trese Brothers themselves and so much of a fan that I gave them my patronage on the Trese Brothers Patreon page. What these guys … Read more
I was very excited about Star Control: Origins and had pre-ordered the game when it first became available for pre-order. I was a huge fan of the series and played Star Control 1 back on the Commodore Amiga computer and Star Control 2 back on the Pentium 286 PC days. I played but didn’t like Star Control 3 as much as many didn’t but still played it to the end because of being a fan … Read more
City building games in the RTS genre has seen a renaissance in recent years, with many more titles lined up for release in 2019. City building has generally taken the same vibe over the years. You build a civilization from the ground up, you collect resources, you move your way up the tech tree and you wage war with your neighbors, to win the game. Some city builder games choose a much peaceful route … Read more
Hello my friends, if you remember not too long ago, I headed off to PAX to meet, great, game and interview lots of devs to bring you guys the latest and greatest. During that time, I was able to interview Dave from FrostKeep studios,… I kept saying FrostByte Studios and they never corrected me haha. Sadly, I was not able to show you ANYTHING aside from some pictures but that is going to change on … Read more
While at PAX East 2017 in Boston, I had the pleasure to speaking with Zeke Sparkes, Executive Producer of Brawlhalla over at Blue Mammoth Games. Zeke has been in this sort of work for quite some time coming from being a Lead Developer on the MMO Neverwinter. He was also the Design lead on the very popular Star Trek Online, City of Villains and Champions online, all games you and I love and have played … Read more
There are things that just go together, peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies, and Ninjas in Space.
Out of any updates you can do for your PC as a gamer, one of the most important, if not the most important is a video card. You can get a new processor and see some improvement, an SSD and see a bit of improvement, memory helps lots too but a video card can make or break a game. Today, I have the pleasure of bringing you a review of the EVGA GTX 1070 FTW, … Read more
Why does a mouse pad need a review? Some people may think all mouse pads are the same. Some might think they need a really expensive one to up their gaming skills. Some people probably think the ones at the dollar store work just fine. Well there are some ways the right mouse pad can help. Let’s see if this Rantopad Cube mouse pad is worthy for gaming. Watch the Unboxing Video On the … Read more
I received the H5GX Scroll Gaming headset from Etekcity to test out and review. It arrived quick and nicely packaged. The materials used on the headset feel great in the quality. I’m not sure what the materials are exactly as its not listed anywhere on the box but would say it is like a soft touch rubber/plastic and also leather. The cord is covered in a tight threading adding extra support over some that … Read more
Review of the Alienware Area51 R2 Hey guys, so I am sure in your searches for the perfect gaming PC, you have at one point come across one flavor of an OEM or boutique PC builder and well, this review is about one of them. Now I know there are quite a few different boutiques and OEM builders out there, but this is review is based on one, Alienware. This review will have full system … Read more
Hello all my fellow gamers and video card performance aficionados out there. Today I have the pleasure of reviewing for you the Sapphire Radeon NITRO R9 390 8GB GDDR5 Tri-X OC video card. Sapphire being one of AMD’s premiere board partners will surely help to keep AMD’s fire, that was not a play on words and you will see why throughout this review. One other thing about this card, its Sapphire’s latest series, the NITRO … Read more
A few weeks back I got my hands on the Alienware Steam Machine. This is their new model and is not to be confused with the Alienware Alpha (which run’s Windows OS). This is their Steam OS model. It arrived at my door in less than 24 hours from the time they said it would be sent. Which blew my mind at how fast it shipped and arrived honestly. The Steam Machine showed up in a plain paper … Read more
The Alienware Steam Machines are released and you get a good deal of power for the price compared to consoles and PC’s.
If your like me you have been hearing about the new Steam machines and controller for a while. Valve has a great vision to simplify PC Gaming and take it into the living room to compliment your PC environment, compete with consoles and give you the flexibility to access all your Steam games from the living room. Well as it so happens our friends over at Alienware sent me the new Steam Machine that will … Read more
The Utechsmart Mercury Mechanical Keyboard could be the one you want, thought it could have 2 additional features which would have given it 5 stars.
Review of the Sundix Dual USB Universal Car Charger and Holder
Review of the OtterBox Defender Series Case for Motorola Droid Turbo We all think that we are super careful and will not wreck our phones and I am one of those as well. I have had tons of phones and never broke one till now. Mind you I have dropped them and scratched them, but they didn’t break, my luck ran out with this phone, the Motorola Droid Maxx and it was such a great … Read more
Tablet Express is never happy with what they have made, they always work on bigger and better, but could this be it? Today’s review is of the Tablet Express Dragon Touch X10. This is definitely bigger, but let’s find out if it is better. Before we can go any further, let’s take a look at the specs. Specifications •10.1in IPS 1366×768 HD Display •AllWinner A83T Octa Core processor running up to 2.0Ghz on all 8 … Read more