Tagged:  blizzard

Review: Hearthstone: Goblins vs Gnomes

Written by on January 16, 2015 in


[, , , ]

Let RNG be your guide in the first expansion for Hearthstone! If you are wondering where that RNG (Random Number Generation) will take you so am I, but the journey is too fun to pass up. Before we look at the randomness offered in the expansion we should instead look at what we get from… Read More »

Review: Hearthstone

Written by on May 1, 2014 in


[, , , ]

Traditional and tabletop games have recently started to hit critical mass. The wildly successful cult-hit Settlers of Catan, for example, isn’t just for isolated college dorms anymore but is openly played at bars and coffee shops. This continual mainstream appeal of board games has permeated into video games, with Blizzard’s free to play deck building… Read More »


Gaming rEvolutions: Modern Era Zombie Games

Written by (@shibachica) on May 6, 2013 in Opinion

[, , , , , , , , , , , , , ]

Comments Off

My previous Gaming rEvolutions article detailed the emergence of the zombie in video games. These beasties began as one of a cast of thousands of minions bent on consuming all in their path. They then took center stage as the main villain in later survival horror gaming. All of the previous game types are still… Read More »


You Should Have Played This: Metal Arms

Written by (@phneri) on February 5, 2013 in Features

[, , , , , , , ]


The last console generation was a weird thing. Everyone was focused on having the best console, and by that I mean Sony was sitting on its pile of PS2 money and cackling while the Gamecube sold…ok? The Xbox struggled to not be a $300 Halo box. There were also a mountain of multi-platform releases, and… Read More »


Most Likely to Cause Marital Strife: Diablo III

Written by (@) on December 12, 2012 in Features

[, , , , ]

Comments Off

For many, Diablo III was hotly anticipated and closely embraced. For many, but not for all. While it may be great to spend hours delving through dungeons in an endless quest for better loot and a stronger character, Diablo III doesn’t just encourage or reward people who play the game to the exclusion of other… Read More »

[email protected]: Our Favorite Game Companies

Written by (@itloo) on August 7, 2012 in [email protected], Podcasts

[, , , , , , , , , , , , , , ]

Comments Off

[email protected] has finally hit double digits! Join them as they talk about their favorite game companies, get nostalgic about cartoons, pee their pants, and talk about what they’ve been playing this week! Plus, an awesome announcement from Michi!     You can find us on Twitter at @Nerds_At_Play, at our Facebook Fan page, or on iTunes.

Game and Money, Let’s Talk Diablo 3

Written by (@phneri) on July 17, 2012 in [email protected], Opinion

[, , , , , , , , , ]

Comments Off

Note: I’m talking about the endgame pieces of Diablo 3 here. There isn’t much present in the way of spoilers, but I’m speaking to a very specific population. If this isn’t you, that’s cool. Rock on in your Diablo 3. I want to chat about mine for a minute. So until this week of vacation… Read More »

Diablo III is Kind of a Big Deal…Like 6.3 Million Big!

Written by (@phneri) on May 23, 2012 in News

[, , , , , , ]

Comments Off

So apparently a lot of people got Diablo III. About 6.3 million as of May 22nd, according to Blizzard. According to my math, at the $59.99 price point this means Blizzard now has all the money. Six million and climbing may also serve to explain the glut of day one issues plaguing the service, as… Read More »

Review: Diablo III

Written by on May 22, 2012 in


[, , , ]

Blizzard Entertainment’s Diablo III has been out for a week. If you weren’t aware it was kind of a big deal. This also means you likely already have Diablo III. For those of you still on the fence or who haven’t ever Diabloed before, let’s get some of the basics out of the way. Diablo… Read More »


TMG-255 I Need a Hero

Written by (@leftybrown) on May 20, 2012 in Married Gamers Podcast

[, , , , , ]


This week Chris and Kelly discuss Superheroes, the movies, the video games, and one of us gets a little confused as to what makes a superhero. Also we dive into the Diablo III launch and the recent problems with 38 Studios in Rhode Island. All this and more in episode 255 of The Married Gamers… Read More »