Not So MMO: The Cycle is Mixing up the Battle Royale Genre

If you haven’t heard of The Cycle before you’re not alone: neither had I, until late last night anyway. Marketed as a PvEvP Competitive Quest Shooter, The Cycle is most definitely a Battle Royale type game at heart. Where it differs is that the game focuses you on “Quests” throughout the gameplay instead of simply killing your opponents.

Magic The Gathering – Ilharg, the Raze Boar Exclusive

As MMO and RPG players we have all tried Magic before. Now with Magic The Gathering Arena fans are finally able to meet each other online and play in some of the top tournaments around the globe. It has been Magic’s much needed launch into the online space and we could not be happier. So with that we have an amazing exclusive for you!

Magic The Gathering Arena – Ilharg, the Raze Boar Exclusive Reveal

As MMO and RPG players we have all tried Magic before. Now with Magic The Gathering Arena fans are finally able to meet each other online and play in some of the top tournaments around the globe. It has been Magic’s much needed launch into the online space and we could not be happier. So with that we have an amazing exclusive for you!

Adventure Academy Enrolls Children Into Learning Fun

When the press announcement for a new game comes across my desk with the title “What if Fortnite Taught Kids Something””, I tend to take note. As a former teacher and someone who now works in the gaming sector, the possibilities for such a game are intriguing. So what is Adventure Academy and what can it do for your kids? Let’s find out.

Bowman’s Battle Royale Corner – notmycar First Impressions

You are waiting for the alert. The anticipation is killing you. Will you find equipment to defeat your enemies or will you just fail? There is no time to worry about that now. The alarm klaxon blares loudly, and you see red lights flashing. You drop, in your car, out of the back of the cargo plane and wait for your drone engines to light up. You fly smoothly to the ground as you start looking for your weapons and armor. This is our written and recorded first impressions of notmycar.

Operencia: The Stolen Sun ? First Impressions

Operencia: The Stolen Sun is a first-person dungeon crawling RPG coming out of Zen Studios, developers of Castle Storm as well as a handful of pinball games. Entering into a niche genre with relatively few standouts (Legend of Grimrock being the only recent series that comes to mind), there is a lot of room for new entries to be done well.

Warhammer: Chaosbane Hands-On Preview

Warhammer fans rejoice, wait, old Warhammer fans rejoice, wait… everyone rejoice! Chaosbane is here, and fans of action RPGs will have a lot to be excited about. We got the chance to preview the game in beta and while it pays homage to all the RPG tropes we have all become familiar with the game offers a fun look into the Warhammer Old World for fans. The only class available in the demo was the Imperial Soldier. We did not get to play the High Elf or our personal favorite the Dwarf Slayer.

AxE: Alliance vs Empire – Bringing Culture to Your Game

I’ve always been fascinated by two things; video games and culture. As a gamer, I’ve been able to dive into the world of gaming, explore the many genres, attitudes and tendencies of gaming with the added bonus of having an avenue to write about them. On the culture front, it’s been more a hobby of observation and study, trying to understand how cultures have developed over the years, what makes each tick and how each interacts with others.

Not So MMO: Trident’s Wake Hands-on Preview

This week, top-down co-op shooter Trident’s Wake hit Steam Early Access hoping to capture the imaginations of sci-fi action game fans everywhere. Created by Argentinian development company Bacus Studios, the game lets players jump into advanced combat mechs and join the fight to defend humanity’s last hope of survival. We had some hands-on time with the game earlier this month and from what we’ve seen so far, Trident’s Wake is shaping up to be the kind of action game shooter fans live for.

Apex Legends Day One Impressions

The worst kept secret of the year is out! After a weekend that saw the internet awash with information, opinion, and enough hype to fuel a fleet of giant robot killing machines, the latest game from Respawn Entertainment is here. For those of you that have not had a chance to drop into the carnage, we got some teammates together and tried out Apex Legends for ourselves.