Review: OlliOlli

Written by on July 26, 2014 in

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The golden age of skateboarding games is behind us. With the Tony Hawk Pro Skater franchise left to mobile devices and Skate’s developers now defunct, skateboarding game fans don’t really have any options when it comes to finding that fix of alternative sports. Developer Roll7’s new arcade skateboarding game, OlliOlli, manages to keep the outlandish… Read More »


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The Married Gamers Episode 338: 75 Years of Batman

Written by (@leftybrown) on July 23, 2014 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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Holy Birthday Cake Batman! Batman turns 75 years young and to celebrate it, John from the podcast SupertheHardest joins Chris and Kelly to chat about the Bat. What makes Batman so compelling? What are some of our favorite Batman moments from comics, film, TV and video games? All this plus and more in episode 338… Read More »


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Nerds At Play 070: Playing In The Sandbox

Written by (@shibachica) on July 22, 2014 in Nerds@Play, Podcasts

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Loren is back as a guest as we discuss the crazy things we have done, and lived through, in our past. We also chat about why we love or hate about sandbox gaming.   We have an email! dazzlersucks@gmail.com   Join our Steam group! You can find and message us on Twitter at @Nerds_At_Play, at… Read More »


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Lefty’s Birthday Giveaway: Titanfall (Xbox One)

Written by (@leftybrown) on July 22, 2014 in Features

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Monday was Chris (Lefty) Brown’s birthday, but instead of receiving gifts, The Married Gamers will be giving one of you a very special gift. Pilots, prepare for Titanfall! That’s right, one lucky person will win an Xbox One copy of Titanfall. The giveaway is open until midnight July 24, so act fast! a Rafflecopter giveaway


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Character Select: Perfectly Imperfect

Written by (@etdragon) on July 21, 2014 in Opinion

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I have discussed my job very briefly over the course of this column and by very briefly I mean maybe one time. Hilariously enough that was written about two months before I quit my old job and started the position I have now. My current job is a completely different animal from my last position…. Read More »


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The Married Gamers Episode 337: Game Together Stay Together

Written by (@leftybrown) on July 17, 2014 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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This week Chris and Kelly discuss how gaming has made their relationship stronger. Also they dive into their personal gaming challengers to be followed up in a future podcast. All this plus The Married Gamers hand out with Denny from the 40cast, The Week in Geek, and a few too many Toms. All this and… Read More »


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Pre-Order Exclusives for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Revealed

Written by (@LadyPwncess) on July 15, 2014 in News

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Retailer specific pre-order exclusives are always a good way to make me think twice about where to get my games from. Even when it comes to a game such asLEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. Although most people dislike pre-order incentives, sometimes they can be pretty awesome. Digital incentives seem to be the popular choice but… Read More »


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Character Select: Negative Nathan

Written by (@etdragon) on July 14, 2014 in Opinion

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I would like to go on the record as saying, I love my son but he is making me insane. Nathan turned four this past April and it seems like almost immediately he became a bit of a monster. Nate has always been a little bit challenging but it’s never been anything like four. Four… Read More »


Review: Spoiler Alert

Written by on July 11, 2014 in

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Spoiler Alert is a poor phone platformer and a terrible steam release.


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Nerds At Play 069: The Naked Episode

Written by (@shibachica) on July 10, 2014 in Nerds@Play, Podcasts

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We have made it to episode number 69. To commemorate this achievement we discuss nakedness in video games. That’s right we chat about the good, the bad and the absolutely terrifying naked moments in gaming. Enjoy. We have an email!


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The Married Gamers Episode 336: Friendship is Magic

Written by (@leftybrown) on July 10, 2014 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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Chris and Kelly are back again to talk about online gaming friendships. Also, in This Week in Geek Kelly grills Chris about a particular show he has gone off the deep end for. Find out what it is and what the Married Gamers have been up to in episode 336 of The Married Gamers podcast…. Read More »


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Character Select: From Baby to Touch Screen Expert in a Hot Minute

Written by (@etdragon) on July 7, 2014 in Opinion

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I’m not quite sure when this happened but there are no more babies in my house. It feels like overnight my sweet little baby girl has suddenly become a big kid who has opinions, favorite animals, and can operate an electronic device. To be more specific Kaitlyn has figured out how to use the Kindle… Read More »


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A Dallas Comic Con Adventure

Written by (@LadyPwncess) on July 5, 2014 in Opinion

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May is long gone (hello, July), and with it, Dallas Comic Con. Besides my daughter’s birthday, the biggest thing I look forward to every May is Dallas Comic Con. The comics, the artists, the special guests, the amazing booths full of stuff I simply must have, and the cosplay. Oh the cosplay! So many people… Read More »


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Gearing Up For Destiny

Written by (@robotmilk) on July 3, 2014 in Features

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With Destiny’s beta starting later this month and its eventual release in September, here is a comprehensive guide to some supplemental materials to get you ready/hold you over for Bungie’s next-gen expansive Shooter/MMO. Discover the world of Bungie Is Bungie really planning world domination? What is with the developer’s obsessive affinity with the number seven?… Read More »


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Unboxed: Why I Quit LootCrate

Written by (@leftybrown) on July 3, 2014 in Features

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In the past few years there has been a rise in specialty subscription services businesses that ship to consumers every month a box of stuff. Birchbox, is thought to be the first. The company launched in 2010 and offers cosmetics and grooming products to men and women. BarkBox, located in New York City and started… Read More »


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Character Select: Technological Evolution

Written by (@etdragon) on June 30, 2014 in Opinion

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It’s been a while since we last talked, Internet friends. Life has a way of getting crazy in a hurry and when you have children that crazy level becomes exponentially higher. Since my last post both of my children have continued to grow. Kaitlyn turned two in March and then a month later Nathan went… Read More »


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Nexon America Announces Publishing Agreement with United Front Games

Written by (@_BettiePage) on June 27, 2014 in News

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Last week we reported that Nexon was bringing the MMORPG League of Legends to Android and iOS. This week Nexon has announced that they will serve as the exclusive publisher for United Front Games upcoming free-to-play title expected in 2015. Additional terms of the partnership were not disclosed. United Front Games, the Vancouver-based independent development studio behind… Read More »


Review: Zen Pinball 2: Star Wars Pinball

Written by on June 27, 2014 in

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. Star Wars and Pinball came together and it was a match made in heaven. This series has ten tables across three packs offered by Zen Studios. Pack one, titled Star Wars Pinball, includes Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, The Clone Wars and Boba Fett. Pack two, titled Balance… Read More »


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Nerds At Play 068: The Not-So-Brief E3 Debrief

Written by (@shibachica) on June 25, 2014 in Nerds@Play, Podcasts

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We are joined once again by our friend M.C. Wilson from the Gaming Forward podcast. M.C. first calms our nerd rage to help explore positive ways to affect change in video games. Once calmed we settle in to listen as he shares the highlights of this year’s E3 convention. We have an email! dazzlersucks@gmail.com Join… Read More »


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The Married Gamers Episode 335: Buttcrack Down

Written by (@leftybrown) on June 24, 2014 in E3, Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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After a short hiatus, Chris and Kelly are back to review E3 2014. What games stood out? What did Chris see and do at the event? What the heck is Buttcrack Down? All this plus a very special surprise later in the show. Thanks for listening. Join Team TMG for Extra Life 2014. Sign up… Read More »