John Campbell

Based in San Diego, California, John enjoys working, writing, eating with friends and family, and gaming - both board games and video games. After earning a Bachelor's Degree in Humanities, he currently works in IT, but hopes to one day become a full time college professor and writer. His recent favorite games include Persona 5 and NieR: Automata.

Review: Thimbleweed Park (Switch)

By John Campbell / October 24, 2017 /

Developer: Terrible Toybox Publisher: Terrible Toybox Genre: Point-and-Click, Adventure, Puzzle-Solving Platforms: PC, PS4, Nintendo Switch, XBox One, iOS, Android Rating: T for Teen Price: $19.99 From the makers of Maniac Mansion and The Secret of Monkey Island comes a nostalgic contribution to point-and-click adventures that takes place in 1987. Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick teamed up…

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Review: Overgrowth (PC)

By John Campbell / October 20, 2017 /

Developer: Wolfire Games Publisher: Wolfire Games Genre: 3D Action, Platformer, Adventure Platforms: PC Rating: Not Yet Rated Price: $29.99 Overgrowth is the spiritual successor of the rabbit-brawling game Lugaru, released in 2005. With the popularity of Lugaru, Wolfire Games announced the beginning of development for Overgrowth in 2008. In 2013, it became available on Steam as Early…

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Review: Fantasy Strike (PC, Early Access)

By John Campbell / October 12, 2017 /

Developer: Sirlin Games Publisher: Sirlin Games Genre: Action, Fighting, 2D Fighter Platforms: PC Rating: T for Teen Price: $19.99 Fantasy Strike is a 2D fighting game by Sirlin Games that boasts simple controls and original characters to cater to both experienced gamers and beginners alike. It originates from a game called Yomi, which is a fighting…

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Preview: Brawlhalla (PS4)

By John Campbell / September 26, 2017 /

Brawlhalla is a free-to-play online fighting game that boasts its large fighter selection, its simplicity, and its promise to never become a “pay-to-win” game. It is very much a Super Smash Bros. clone in which up to four players at a time can fight each other on a set of platforms. It’s quite easy to…

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Review: Starcraft: Remastered (PC)

By John Campbell / September 25, 2017 /

Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Genre: Real Time Strategy Platforms: Windows, Mac Rating: T for Teen Price: $14.99 StarCraft needs no introduction as its reputation speaks for itself. But to give a bit of history anyway, it was originally released in March of 1998 and quickly became the best-selling game of its time, creating a…

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