Category Archives: Video Games

You can watch the amazing Pokemon 20th Anniversary Super Bowl commercial right now if you want

Pokémon will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with any number of commemorative events throughout 2016, starting with a big-budget commercial during February 7’s Super Bowl 50. Continue reading You can watch the amazing Pokemon 20th Anniversary Super Bowl commercial right now if you want

Elder Scrolls Online reveals first DLC of the year – “Thieves Guild”

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, the MMORPG, kicks off the new year with details on the next upcoming DLC pack called the “Thieves Guild”. Bethesda announced that the DLC will allow players to join the iconic Thieves Guild – an organization of pickpockets, burglars and robbers, and thieves.... Continue Reading

The Iris’ wrap up from the inaugural RTX Australia in Sydney

There aren’t too many companies as downright ludicrous, hilarious and hard working as the guys and gals from Rooster Teeth. Formed in 2003 by Burnie Burns, Matt Hullum, Geoff Ramsey, Gus Sorola and Joel Heyman, the founders struck gold with their Machinima series Red vs Blue and soon forged a powerhouse that cultivated regular content spanning multiple channels.

It was with this new found internet fame and loyal community following that the company launched their own convention, RTX, that celebrated a convergence of internet and gaming culture.... Continue Reading

Video Games Review: The Westport Independent (PC, 2016)

I’ve already seen The Westport Independent described as “Censorship Simulator” online and, honestly, that’s not a bad way to describe it. A totalitarian Loyalist government is instituting policies that will prevent a free media from informing the masses, but the underground Rebels need the help of your newspaper to help sway public opinion and create dissent. What’s an editor to do? Continue reading Video Games Review: The Westport Independent (PC, 2016)

Video Games Review: That Dragon, Cancer (PC, 2016)

That Dragon, Cancer is one of those games that you want to recommend to people because it’s an capital-i, capital-e “Important Experience.” It is however its subject matter that makes it also difficult to recommend. It is not an enjoyable experience by any stretch of the imagination. Nothing that approaches with the topic of terminal disease with the kind of intensity that That Dragon, Cancer does can be. What it is is an educational and heartbreaking way to spend two hours. Continue reading Video Games Review: That Dragon, Cancer (PC, 2016)