This week Ian played more Magic 2014 while Warren got into Infinite Crysis (in early beta) which is DC’s version of a MOBA. Matt slacked off and watched the Olympics all week. Andrew picked up the slack with Lego Movie: The Game and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons and Mathew spent more time with League of Legends, Dota 2, and tried the new Strider demo. A new feature this week, we asked our fans on Facebook to submit questions they would like us to answer.
Andrew takes on Tomb Raider Definitive Edition on PS4, Warframe and the Nvidia Shield. Jeremy managed to find a PS4 for sale while vacationing in Florida and also downloaded LEGO Marvel Superheroes as well as a few free games through PS+. Ian’s been bitten by the Magic: The Gathering bug and picked up Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014. Corey has been going deep with Pokemon Y and tries Monster Hunter 4. Matt is still playing Flappy Bird for some reason and Mathew plays Duck Tales: Remastered with his daughter, as well as Dota 2, D&D and Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved. In news Irrational Games abruptly shuts down.
A big shout out to Dustin from THC Games for being accepted as a Wii U developer. Ian spends the week on a demo binge and Warren plays more League of Legends as well as Descent, Let There Be Smite! and A Link Between Worlds. Matt gets addicted to Flappy Bird while Andrew tries Oceanhorn (like Windwaker – $8.99 on iOS), Tomb Raider and Lego: The Movie game. Corey is owning Pokemon Y and drags everyone down the MtG rabbit hole. He’s also been painting our Dwarven Forge pieces. Finally Mathew plays League of Legends, Connect 4, pool and Bravely Default. In the news this week are the heartless people of King.com.
This week has Corey playing/explaining more Pokemon, Matt’s playing AC4 and crokinole, Warren is still into League of Legends as well as Risk of Rain multiplayer and Mathew played a smattering of League of Legends, Dota 2, Hexxit and Bravely Default. Also, Mathew’s son makes his own tabletop game. In news, D&D turns 40, Nintendo board of directors takes a very large paycut, Left 4 Dead 3 according to screen shot released by Valve, Microsoft buys Gears of War IP, Minecraft sells 1M on PlayStation, Soul Fjord (OUYA exclusive), Titanfall Collector’s Edition and more!
This week we get our hands on the long-awaited Steam controller. Also, Jeremy’s GOTY list, Lego Marvel, A Link Between Worlds, League of Legends, Dota 2, Pathfinder, AC4, Space Quest, Pokemon Y, Worms and more. Hearthstone has an imitator and Candy Crush Saga trademarks the word ‘candy.’
Matt is back from a cruise and immediately tries to stump the gang with a math problem. He shares his favourite games of 2013, Ian enjoys some DMC (free on PS+) while Warren gets a kick out of Nidhogg. Corey’s been busy nerding out with Magic the Gathering, Mat’s also been getting back into Magic on his Xbox and everyone laments the apparent end of net neutrality in the U.S.
It’s a new year and we’re back after the Christmas break to review our favourite games of 2013.
This week Andrew talks more NBA2K14 while everyone politely smiles and nods. Warren beat Super Mario 3D World and talks about the Warframe update for PS4. Ian reinstated his PS+ membership and discusses how letting it lapse affected his Guardians of Middle Earth experience. Mat’s been playing tons of Hexxit and has a bunch of YouTube videos in the queue for our ‘every Monday’ release schedule. He’s also been playing Starbound and talks about how it compares to Terraria. Lastly, he’s been playing a bit of League of Legends with some new champions. Corey played a few games including Dota 2, Kerbal Space Program, Snapshot and Monaco. News this week includes the Smithsonian American Art Museum acquiring Flower and Halo 2600 into its permanent collection, SteamOS available for download and some Mighty No. 9 community manager controversy.
Warren’s been into Assassin’s Creed IV on his PS4, Ian’s PS+ membership expired abruptly so all his free games have gone away for a bit. He also picked up the Guardians of Middle Earth season’s pass and Worms: Revolution. Corey’s been busy mining litecoins, playing more Kerbal Space Program and gives Prison Architect a try. Matt’s been slumming it with Madden ‘12 and Mat’s been playing Zelda on his son’s 3DS as well as a bunch of indie games on his Xbox. He also played Angry Birds Go! that was recently released. We also talk about PS4/Xbox One launches, how the VGX Awards still managed to not do anything remotely beneficial for video games and Riot Games API beta.
Welcome to Hexxit, the Minecraft mod that takes the open world and construction of Minecraft and fuses it with the explorative nature of Dungeons and Dragons. In this introductory episode, Mathew builds a base camp while walking through the basics of Hexxit and the mods contained in the package (like Treecapitation and Pirate ships!).