Platforming games have been around for as long as I can remember. Whether its Mario, Sonic, Mega Man or the original Donkey Kong, the genre is timeless. Doodle Jump came to us at a time when the mobile gaming world was turned on its head with the popularity of the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. For a long time mobile gaming has been limited to Snake and Solitaire — those days are gone, and Doodle Jump was one of the games that ushered in the new wave of mobile games. (more…)
Can’t Stop is a “Press Your Luck” style game that the whole family can play where a player rolls 4 dice, breaks them into two groups of two and either places runners on the board or advances runners on the board. If he can’t do either, his turn ends and all progress made that turn is lost. At any time he can stop and lock in his gains. Be the 1st player to capture three numbers win the game. It is a quite simple game with a simple mechanic that can be played in about 30 minutes. (more…)
Campaign Manager 2008 is a 2-player strategy game where there 2008 general election is recreated. One player is the Obama campaign, the other the McCain campaign. (more…)
Alright. So, you’ve traversed the ruins of Empire City as Cole Macgrath once before. You know all about his electrical powers, whether blue lightning or red, the odd events that gave them to him, and the giant “wtf” waiting for you at the end of the first inFAMOUS game. Kessler warns you of “The Beast”, and leaves you on your own to wander the city with your almighty powers. What do you do next? Pop open inFAMOUS 2’s case and throw it in your PS3 as soon as possible. This is the moment you’ve been waiting for since you bought the inFAMOUS collection. (more…)
Its hard to believe the zombie genre has come this far since the days of George Romero. In Plants vs. Zombies HD, flesh hungry ghouls have turned into socially conscious vegetarians, and your house is the salad bar.
inFAMOUS is a series of games from Sucker Punch, the minds of Sly Cooper, that you might have missed. The early days of the PS3 were not its best, and while inFAMOUS is a title that has come to define the rare PS3 exclusive game, not many have been able to experience this game during it’s days of glory. Both inFAMOUS 1 and 2 have been re-released in a collection this year for the people who missed out, and both games are worth the look, even now. (more…)
Power Grid is an economic network building board game with an auction component. The game can be played with 2–6 players, but plays best with 4 or 5. Power Grid is a medium heavy to heavy game which takes about 2 to 2.5 hours to play.
“In the year 2148, explorers on Mars discovered the remains of an ancient spacefaring civilization. In the decades that followed, these mysterious artifacts revealed startling new technologies, enabling travel to the furthest stars. The basis for this incredible technology was a force that controlled the very fabric of space and time.