Review: 8-Bit Hordes (PS4)

Developer: Petroglyph Games Publisher: Petroglyph Games Genre: Real-Time Strategy Platform: PC, Xbox One, Playstation 4 Rating: Everyone 10+ Price: $29.99 Real-time strategy is not typically an easy genre for a beginning strategist to play, or at the very least, not a simple one. That being said, the 8-Bit Armies series seems to try and change just…

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GUGcast: Episode 164 – Your Name Needs No Adaptation

Find us on Podbean, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and Spotify! This week we are geeking out about the Hollow Knight sequel, a Transformers reboot, and the future of The Defenders.   GAMING Activision lays off 8% of their workforce (~775 people) after “record-setting year” https://www.gamespot.com/articles/activision-blizzard-lay-offs-impact-hundreds-despi/1100-6464969/   Switch Direct News https://www.gamespot.com/articles/super-mario-maker-2-confirmed-first-nintendo-switc/1100-6464977/   Hollow Knight getting sequel titled Silksong https://www.gamespot.com/articles/hollow-knight-sequel-silksong-revealed-for-nintend/1100-6465021/  …

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Review: Middle Earth—Shadow of War (PC)

Developer: Monolith Productions Publisher: WB Games Genre: RPG, Action, Adventure Rating: M for Mature Platforms: PC/Steam, PS4, XBox One Price: $59.99 The sequel to the surprise hit  MIddle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Middle Earth: Shadow of War continues the adventure of the undead ranger Talion and his quest for revenge. The land of Mordor is…

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Review: Legends of Andor + New Heroes + The Star Shield

Designer: Michael Menzel Artist: Michael Menzel Publisher: KOSMOS Category: Adventure, Fantasy, Fighting, Puzzle Players: 1-4 (1-6 with New Heroes Expansion) Price: $49.99 Amazon Legends of Andor was originally published by Fantasy Flight Games in 2012, now reprinted by KOSMOS in 2015. Andor has many a promo card, but also features a 5-6 player expansion, and…

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Earthbound and the Christian’s Victory

You know those Lord of the Rings fans who are so dedicated to the fandom they read the formidable fantasy series on an annual basis? I’ve taken great inspiration from them and have created my own goals…of playing favorite video games as a yearly routine. Same amount of dedication, right? (Yes, I’m that librarian who…

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