Let me Tell You About Grim Fandango

Old adventure games are like wine. They age incredibly well and at times even become better with said age. That effect becomes even stronger as it’s boosted by our ever changing perspective over the years. No matter how old you were when you played the original Grim Fandango, you are surely looking back with fondness on the experience. Whether it was young age or the effect of video games in a world where you didn’t get hundreds of releases … [Read more...]

First Guild Wars 2 Expansion Heart of Thorns Is On Its Way

Nearly two years and a half later, it finally happened. The first expansion for one of the most loved massive multiplayer online role playing game out there has been announced. We are talking about Guild Wars 2 – Heart of Thorns, which is promised to bring a multitude of additions to the game and also promises to fix some things as well. For long term fans of the series, and more precisely the first installment of the game, it is probably … [Read more...]

Games You Might Want To Revisit This Time of Year

Considering we won’t be looking towards many new game releases until the beginning of the spring (it’s that time of year), as long as you’re not super involved and absorbed by some e-sport or massive multiplayer online role playing game, you might find yourself stranded in what regards games to play. The beginning of the year is always a barren, relatively dried out period of time when the new titles coming out are mostly reboots of series, … [Read more...]

Bad News for Grand Theft Auto 5 – Release Delayed

The much expected fifth installment of the Grand Theft Auto series will have its fans waiting and grieving over an extended wait until they can get their hands on the PC version of the game. Apparently it won’t be delighting our gaming hungers this month, but instead towards the end of March, the release date having been pushed to the 24th of March. I’m sure that by the time this is published, there will be a wail of disappointment echoing … [Read more...]

Twitch TV Takes Many, Gives Back a Little

    Ever since Twitch’s acquisition by Amazon back in August 2014 for $970 million, many things have changed. It’s hard to say whether the acquisition itself is the reason for all the changes that Twitch has gone through or not, but the reality remains the same – more and more things are changing on the beloved streaming platform, and many of them are not to the users’ content. The sudden policy changes that Twitch TV underwent … [Read more...]

Good Game Convention Singapore 2014 Impressions

I was lucky enough to be a guest at last year’s Good Game Convention 2014, held at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre between 26th and 28th of December. The event featured the Dota 2 Cup, offering the largest prize pool known in South East Asia’s so far - no less than $50.000. It also included Hearthstone, Magic: The Gathering and Counter Strike: Global Offensive tournaments, as well as a local, amateur Dota 2 tournament … [Read more...]