Ryan Thompson

Review: Etherium (PC)

By Ryan Thompson / April 13, 2015 /

Developer: Tindalos Interactive Publisher: Focus Home Interactive Genre: Strategy Rating: T for Teen Price: $29.99 Etherium, the newest game from Tindalos Interactive, is an RTS that doesn’t make familiar mechanics too difficult while also trying out some new things. The game has its typical three factions–humans, high tech (almost spiritual) aliens, and bug-type aliens.  Etherium…

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Review: Elite: Dangerous (PC)

By Ryan Thompson / February 23, 2015 /

Elite: Dangerous is a game that you can’t just jump into and start playing. You play as someone who is just making his or her mark on the universe, with the help of a small loan and a ship from a rich business man. The rest of the story is told in-game and you would…

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Review: Grey Goo (PC)

By Ryan Thompson / February 5, 2015 /

You never realize how much you need a game like Grey Goo until it’s dumped in your lap. I had the pleasure of playing this Real-Time Strategy (RTS) game at PAX South in late January. The game felt oddly familiar, and with its history it’s no surprise. Grey Goo has been released by Petroglyph, a company…

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Review: Tennis in the Face

By Ryan Thompson / December 22, 2014 /

Thank goodness for this new generation of consoles. Now, games that normally would never make it to consoles are getting ports—like games that work best on phones or tablets. Tennis in the Face is a perfect example of this. This is a game that, while fun and challenging, falls a bit short on console platforms. Content…

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Review: Halo: Master Chief Collection (Xbox One)

By Ryan Thompson / November 23, 2014 /

Halo is possibly one of the most influential games of all time. Later iterations, unfortunately, forced players into one of two camps: you loved Halo, devoting hours to it, or you moved onto greener pastures. I have always enjoyed each Halo game (yes even the RTS game). So when I heard that the Xbox One was getting the Halo:…

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