Archive:  June, 2013

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The Mommy Gamers 42: Crafty Cosplay

Written by (@jaxboxchick) on June 29, 2013 in Podcasts, The Mommy Gamers Podcast

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This week Marcia and Desirai are joined by professional cosplayer and all around awesome geek, Shea Standefer. They chat about Shea being featured in Soul Pancake’s cosplay documentary, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, the E3 Killer Instinct “rape joke”, Xbox One privacy concerns, responses to Anita Sarkeesian’s tweet, and take some listener questions. Be sure to tune… Read More »


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Interview with Dragon Dice’s PR Director Stephen Braun

Written by (@nightskyre) on June 28, 2013 in Features

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If you’ve ever been to a gaming con that features both video game and board game areas it doesn’t take long before you begin to realize there’s a certain level of hardcore that applies to board gamers. Our world is governed by short attention spans, intense action, and sexy graphics, and that exists in spades in the video… Read More »


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Get Fit Friday – Of Fruits and Vegetables

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on June 28, 2013 in Features

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It can be so daunting to hear when the FDA says that the average adult should eat three to five servings of fruits and vegetables a day. That is quite a few different types of them to get into your diet in a day. For many people they may not even enjoy that many different… Read More »


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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Building a Blockbuster

Written by (@LadyPwncess) on June 28, 2013 in Opinion

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After tackling great franchises such as Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Batman, just to name a few, it was only a matter of time until TT Games decided to take the next big leap into the expansive Marvel universe. Finally, they’re ready to appease the masses and bring us the brick breaking, lighthearted LEGO adventure… Read More »


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Broke Nerdcast: Hairy Delicious Moose Bacon

Written by (@therealbigwall) on June 27, 2013 in Broke Nerdcast, Podcasts

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This week Jay and Wally are joined by Elaine Stryker, the master of podcasting and the master of making uncomfortable jokes. After their initial attempt at casting pods with Elaine fails harder than an Alien tie in video game, the duo finally get their wish of getting her on the show. What follows is a… Read More »


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Crawl, Walk, Game: Playing Together

Written by (@trixie360) on June 27, 2013 in Features

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My daughter and I have been gaming together since she began jacking my iPad at 11 months of age. Some games she could manage just fine on her own. They were simple enough—and let’s face it, being an infant, SHE was simple enough—to be satisfied with colors, lights, and sound. As she got a bit… Read More »


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How Saints Row Became Saints Row

Written by (@katanasquirrel) on June 27, 2013 in Features

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Looking back over the history of the Saints Row franchise, it might be a bit tough to see exactly how these games became as crazy as Saints Row The Third. When Saints Row originally launched for the Xbox, it was one of this generations first sandbox games. This was a fairly big deal, all things considered…. Read More »


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Interview with Octodad’s Kevin Geisler

Written by (@imonahorse) on June 27, 2013 in Features

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch is an upcoming indie game that will be released on Steam, and recently announced, the PlayStation 4. It is the sequel to Young Horses’ 2010 indie hit Octodad. This year at the Sony E3 press conference, Octodad: Dadliest Catch made a splash when it was featured in their indie games segment. We… Read More »


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Top Five Wrestlers Who Should Be On The Cover of WWE 2K14

Written by (@katanasquirrel) on June 26, 2013 in Opinion

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This week on WWE’s Monday Night Raw, it was revealed that the cover of WWE 2K14 would feature Dwayne “The Rock” Johnston. It was a fairly boring, yet predictable choice considering that Dwayne has been pushed in the WWE heavily over the past couple of years, despite only making a couple of appearances. However, in… Read More »


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For The ‘Knuckles Dawsons’ We Can Still Save

Written by (@katanasquirrel) on June 25, 2013 in Opinion

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This is, probably, the hardest thing for me to write. Over the past month, prominent video game community member David “Knuckles Dawson” Dreger, has been missing. He terminated all of his online accounts and his website redirected to a scene from the movie “Dumb and Dumber.” Everyone hoped and prayed that David would be found… Read More »