Overwatch’s Newest Hero: Wrecking Ball

He came in like a wrecking ball. Obvious joke aside, the latest hero introduced in Blizzard’s hero-based FPS, Overwatch, is quite the unconventional surprise. Swinging into battle is the destroyer called Wrecking Ball. The most bizarre aspect of this new character is that it’s a mech piloted by a hyper-intelligent hamster named Hammond. Each hero…

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Review: MOTHERGUNSHIP (PC)

Developer: Grip Digital, Terrible Posture Games Publisher: Grip Digital Genre: First Person Shooter, Bullet Hell, Roguelike Platforms: PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One Rating: T for Teen Price: $24.99 With a title like MOTHERGUNSHIP, I must admit I didn’t walk into this game expecting much. I believed I was walking into another generic shooter where another generic space…

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Review: Hand of Fate 2 (PC)

Developer: Defiant Development Publisher: Defiant Development Genre: Deck-building, RPG, Rogue-likePlatforms: PC, PS4, XBox One Rating: T for Teen Price: $29.99 Birthed from a couple of “grizzled industry veterans” based in Brisbane, Australia, comes a rogue-like, three-dimensional card game within a video game. Hand of Fate 2 is the direct sequel to Hand of Fate, Defiant’s first…

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Review: Thimbleweed Park (Switch)

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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The Disney Afternoon Collection (PS4)

Developer: Digital Eclipse Publisher: Capcom, Disney Interactive Studios Genre: Action, Platform Rating: E10+ Platforms: PS4, PC, Xbox One Price: $19.99         Once upon a time, Disney outsourced its IPs to Capcom in order to break into the newly resurrected video game market.  Far from being the rushed license games we used to…

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