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By Jordan Lucero, 8 months ago

Nintendo Releases Wii U Version 5.5.3

The stability gods at Nintendo have struck again with the first Wii U update since July 2017. Don’t worry homebrewers, this update doesn’t affect your hacks. New additions include further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments to the user experience. Exciting, right? Nintendo has also updated some EULAs to better comply with...

By Jordan Lucero, 8 months ago

Sony Japan Has Ended PS2 Support

After 18 years, Sony Japan is ending support and repair services for the PS2. The PS2 has been out of production since 2012, but after-sale services have continued for the best-selling console. Sony says this is happening because of a shortage of parts. PS2 owners were asked to fill out an online form or send...

By Nate Lakritz, 8 months ago

Airships: Conquer the Skies Review

Fascinated with the grandeur of war, humanity has always tried to mimic global conquest from the safety of our homes. From paper-and-pencil battlefields to massive video game landscapes, history shows us an exciting evolution of war simulations. Airships: Conquer the Skies is the budget version of one’s dream war game with near-limitless possibilities and pixelated...

By Rilogator, 8 months ago

In Your Realm Review

The overall presentation of In Your Realm is, initially, pretty engaging. There is a haunted dream sort of feel that sets in from the opening cinematic as music draws you in and captions explain the game’s pretense. It’s described that the player character is going to enter their own mind and battle whatever they find....

By Jordan Lucero, 8 months ago

Nintendo Holds Nindies Showcase Summer 2018

During Gamescom 2018, Nintendo of Europe uploaded an Indie Highlight video to YouTube, showcasing some independently developed games coming to the Nintendo Switch. Then, Nintendo of America announced a Nindies Showcase for August 28th after Gamescom. In this 15 minute short presentation, Nintendo of America revealed 22 different games coming to Nintendo Switch in late...

By Nate Lakritz, 8 months ago

Two Point Hospital Trailer

Two Point Hospital looks to be a chaotic hospital sim. The game has a cartoony art style and goofy plot, where players must manage a medical facility filled with gags. From “turtle head” to “jest infection”, random ailments must be cured by various contraptions to keep patients healthy and happy. Two Point Hospital is the...

By Nate Lakritz, 8 months ago

Overwatch Loot Boxes Banned in Belgium

Spurred by the controversy surrounding microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront II earlier this year, the Belgian Gaming Commission has outlawed loot boxes in several games including Overwatch. It’s been hotly debated whether loot boxes are a form of gambling, but the BGC has made their official verdict. In response Blizzard has stated, “While we at Blizzard...

By Thom van Tilburg, 8 months ago

Evergarden Review

Nathan Drake’s librarian cousin. As a puzzle-adventure game, Evergarden is the most soothing adventure I have been on in a long time. While this may disqualify it from being a true adventure game, it was something I absolutely loved. Its soothing presence feels refreshing not just for a game but in day-to-day life. Taking place...

By Avian Michel, 8 months ago

Starcaster Review

Starcaster is a side-scrolling pixel platformer featuring a wizard who fights enemies in a variety of worlds. The game is available on Steam for $2.99; however, developer and publisher Steam Blade Games has also made Starcaster available on GameJolt, which allows for optional donations ranging from $1-$10. An interesting thing to note is while Steam...

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