Tyranny Review – An Outstanding Fantasy Extravaganza of a Darker Shade

Tyranny Obsidian Entertainment/Paradox Interactive I’ve been a long-time pen and paper geek ever since I could remember. I was one of those scrawny geeks who wore trench coats during entire summers, and had the skin complexion of a ghost. I’d resisted the temptation of playing computer-based RPGs for quite a while, as I felt that…

Stellaris: Leviathans DLC Review – A Shot in the Arm (or Tentacle) for a Magnificent Space Opera

Stellaris: Leviathans DLC Paradox Interactive Having come to computer games from the pen and paper RPG as well as board game world, I have a slightly different perspective when it comes to video games. I remember having tabletop gaming sessions that ran all day—me just sitting there in my black trench coat (hey, don’t judge!)…

Stellaris Review – A Grand Affair

Stellaris Paradox Interactive Stellaris, Stellaris, Stellaris…where have you been all of these years? I almost feel like calling out, just as Marlon Brando once did: “Stellaaaaa…ris!” In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, Stellaris is Paradox Interactive’s new grand strategy game with a science fiction twist, and boy, does…

Pillars of Eternity: The White March – Part 2 Review – A Singularly Strong Second Act

Pillars of Eternity: The White March – Part 2 Paradox Interactive Back in March of last year (2015), Paradox Interactive swept the PC gaming world by storm with its crowd funded modern classic hit, Pillars of Eternity. Supporters of indie titles such as myself saw it as not only an incredible return to the old…