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"Of Dice and Men" Movie Review

Its no secret I’m a gamer. I’m also a skeptic of representation (or rather lack thereof) of nerd culture in media. So I didn’t know how to feel about a movie about D&D players. I’ve seen all the D&D movies. Most are hilariously bad. And the Tom Hanks classic Mazes and Monsters was specifically produced to help vilify table-top role ...

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Table-Talk: The Games We Play

Gamers: A Motley Crew Table-top role-playing gamers are an odd lot. They gather around a table with tome-like manuals containing odd rules and intimidating charts. Their tools of the trade are funny-looking dice and freshly sharpened pencils. They often speak a language all their own, using terms like “Base Attack Bonus,” “Alignment,” “Sanity Attribute,” and “Blood Pool.” Endless hours are ...

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Playstation Experience – The Viking Squad Hands-On

Nowadays, when you want to play a video game with someone, you likely have to play online with them and forget same screen gameplay. This lost aspect of video games is making a comeback, and it is primarily coming from the indie sector. With a classic 2D side-scroller, you can create a game that is both engaging and fun. Viking Squad ...

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Playstation Experience – Rebel Galaxy Hands-On Impressions

Searching the back row of booths at last weekend’s Playstation Experience here in Las Vegas, you see Sony’s commitment to getting every game on their system. One game in particular stood out everytime I passed their booth, notably because there was always a line of people waiting to play. With two demos set up, the upcoming Rebel Galaxy shined at the ...

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Review: Game of Thrones: Episode 1 “Iron From Ice”

As the credits rolled, my face was still buried in my hands. No matter how many times I read GRR Martin’s stories or watch the HBO show based on them, “something” will always shock you. The first episode of Game of Thrones: A Telltale Series ended just like many of the shows before it, only this time the weight of the last ...

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Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series Gets a Launch Trailer

Telltale Games released today the launch trailer for their upcoming episodic game series Game of Thrones.   The trailer showcases some of the characters you will interact with over the course of the 6 episodes of the series, including Tyrion and Cersei Lannister, Ramsay Bolton and Margery Tyrell. Additionally, the members of the HBO cast for the TV show Game of Thrones ...

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Review: The Banner Saga (Android)

I stared dumbfounded, unable to bring myself to accept the events that just unfolded on my screen. My wife, who was next to me at the time started to worry as a guttural growl issued from my lips. Within twenty minutes I had lost two of my main party members. Not by combat, simply by the choices I made and ...

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Telltale’s Game of Thrones Episode 1 Gets a Release Date

Today, Telltale games announced the release date for their upcoming episodic video game series, Game of Thrones: A Telltale Series. Episode one titled Iron From Ice will release beginning of next week: #GameOfThrones A @TelltaleGames Series Ep 1 #IronFromIce 12/2 PC/Mac; PS4 SCEA 12/3 Xbox One & 360; PS4 SCEE 12/4 iOS pic.twitter.com/dpIwlib6nl — Telltale Games (@telltalegames) November 27, 2014 Last week, Telltale released the ...

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Telltale’s Game of Thrones Game Trailer Released

Earlier today, Telltale games (the studio behind The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us) and HBO Studios released the first trailer for their upcoming episodic game series Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series. The trailer, which I’ve embedded below, gives us a first glimpse of how the world will look, as well as introduce some of the locales we might ...

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Leaked Images from Telltale’s Game of Thrones Surface

Some screenshots allegedly from the upcoming episodic Game of Thrones by Telltale Games have surfaced. While Telltale has yet to authenticate the leaked images, they look to be in the style that is uniquely Telltale based on their work on The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us. First reported by GameSpot, the series retains the look from the HBO show, even using the actor’s ...

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