Archive:  August, 2012

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The Board Gamer Reviews: San Juan

Written by (@itloo) on August 30, 2012 in Features, Reviews

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Have you ever dreamed of running your own territory? Being the governor of a prosperous new region? Deciding which buildings are erected and how resources are managed? Enter San Juan, a card game from Andreas Seyfarth, Alea, and Rio Grande Games. In San Juan you will race against other players to develop buildings, create a… Read More »


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Far Cry 3 Island Survival Guide Videos Wash Ashore

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 29, 2012 in News

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Today Ubisoft released the first in a series of Island Survival Guides videos to acquaint gamers with Rook Islands and the world of Far Cry 3. This first installment, we join Agent Huntley as we learn the history of Rook Islands, its denizens and wildlife. Far Cry 3 will be releasing in North America on… Read More »


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XCom: UFO Defense Reborn?

Written by (@nightskyre) on August 28, 2012 in Opinion

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18 years ago a company, under the watchful eye of the already established strategy game legend Sid Meier, released a video game that would become a bigger hit than even they anticipated. With little fanfare MicroProse, then a subsidiary of Spectrum HoloByte, released X-COM: UFO Defense (UFO Enemy Unknown outside North America). Over the next… Read More »


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Assassin’s Creed III Naval Warfare Commentary

Written by (@galactic_rhyme) on August 28, 2012 in News

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As we slip closer and closer to the … ahem … target date when Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed III is released, the developers have released a commentary video about the recent Naval Warfare video that came out a couple of weeks ago. This video goes in depth about the dynamic weather system, cannon shot types you have… Read More »


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TMG-268 The Other Anniversary

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 26, 2012 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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The Married Gamers turn five! This week Chris and Kelly celebrate five years as The Married Gamers. It’s over an hour of celebrating the show, the guests, the community, and peek into the future….when things turn grim!!!! All this and more in episode 268 of The Married Gamers podcast. Check out The Married Gamers Facebook… Read More »


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Broke Nerdcast Episode 11: A Gross of Sam Jackson

Written by (@therealbigwall) on August 25, 2012 in Broke Nerdcast, Podcasts

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This week the podcast welcomes guest Pete Jurich as he offers nothing but smart comments and sarcasm.  MARVEL as Jay, Pete, and Wally discuss what comic books would make great movies and find out which pick is really getting made!  THRILL as we welcome new characters to the show including Raccoon With A Gun.  AMAZE as they… Read More »


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Fitness Friday: Connecting with John Noonan of Kinect Playfit

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on August 24, 2012 in Features

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A few weeks ago Microsoft released Kinect Playfit. This is an app that is free to download and is available in the apps marketplace on the Xbox. When I downloaded it and saw some of the variety of games that I could play I was still struck by some of the limitations. I was wondering… Read More »


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Resident Evil.net Announced

Written by (@) on August 23, 2012 in News

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Capcom has announced a new website, RE.Net, that will be linked to the upcoming release of Resident Evil 6. RE.Net will include comprehensive stat tracking such as enemies killed, weapons used, and medals earned.  Not only that, but it will also include a lot of social connectivity too.  You can share your status on Twitter or Facebook,… Read More »


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TheMommyGamers 6: Ben Wa What?

Written by (@jaxboxchick) on August 23, 2012 in The Mommy Gamers Podcast

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This week Marcia is joined by her new co-hostess Desirai from A Match Made in Halo, and special guest host Robert Workman aka TheDCD, a free-lance writer and all around amazing guy! They discuss some new video games, Strange Love 1: Vampire Boyfriends (iPad app), zombie ridden 5K racing, how to game when you have… Read More »


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Scott Pilgrim Co-op and Wallace Wells go MIA.

Written by (@) on August 22, 2012 in News

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Two years after its release, Scott Pilgrim Vs.The World was going to get new downloadable content. A few weeks ago, Major Nelson announced that a DLC pack for Scott Pilgrim vs.The World would be released on Sunday, August 19th, on the XBLA marketplace. The pack would have added online co-op multiplayer and also added Scott’s cool gay… Read More »