Digital Platforms are Going Beyond Just Games

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) took place this week in San Francisco and brought with it a ton of gaming news. The biggest news of the week was undoubtedly Google's Stadia announcement, featuring an all-digital, all-streaming platform for playing video games. Let's take a look at some other news to come out this week but,… Continue reading Digital Platforms are Going Beyond Just Games

Google Unveils Stadia Platform

There had been rumblings for a while about Google throwing their hat into the gaming arena but now it's official with the announcement of Stadia. Google's Project Stream initiative last year was a beta for Stadia before it had a name. Project Stream allowed users who were selected to play Ubisoft's AAA title, Assassin's Creed… Continue reading Google Unveils Stadia Platform

Octopath Traveler: Return to the Golden Age of JRPGs

Octopath Traveler is a highly anticipated Japanese RPG from the RPG masters themselves, Square Enix. First announced at the official Nintendo Switch unveiling in January 2017 with a teaser trailer, we are finally nearing the game's release date of July 13th. During Nintendo's E3 2018 Direct, the prologue demo was announced to be released on… Continue reading Octopath Traveler: Return to the Golden Age of JRPGs

Dungeons & Dragons at it Again

The Wizards of the Coast found themselves at the Origins Game Fair last weekend in Columbus, OH. The game fair takes place every year in June, and the Origins team gives out awards for the best "insert gaming category here". There were plenty of winners, but as you can probably tell by now, my bias… Continue reading Dungeons & Dragons at it Again

Recapping E3

In a nearly week long wave of hype, the Electronic Entertainment Expo came and went. The press conferences began on Saturday 6/9 with EA then continued over the weekend through Tuesday with Xbox, Bethesda, Square Enix, Ubisoft, PC, Sony, and finally, Nintendo. Following Nintendo's digital conference (known as Nintendo Direct), the showroom floors opened and… Continue reading Recapping E3