Tranformers: Devastation—A Love Letter to 80s Cartoon Nostalgia

Tranformers: Devastation Platinum Games/Activision The 80s Transformers cartoon was an exercise in some of the loftiest exponents of philosophical dogma I’ve ever encountered. To me it was the embodiment of Aikido, the Gentle Way, where a martial artist seeks to use an opponent’s inertia and redirect it in the subtlest of manners. Indeed, the cartoon…

Pillars of Eternity: The White March – Part 1 – A Decent, Fun Expansion but Nothing Jaw-Dropping

Pillars of Eternity: The White March – Part 1 Obsidian Entertainment Last month, when I reviewed Pillars of Eternity, I was in the process of building up my main character, a two-handed sword wielding Fighter named Sturmgor the Slayer. As a PC gaming reviewer, I play a lot of games, but it must be noted…

Civilization: Beyond Earth – Rising Tide – Cast Off for a New Brand of Strategy

Civilization: Beyond Earth – Rising Tide Firaxis This is some of what transpired leading up to my review of Civilization: Beyond Earth – Rising Tide: Me: “So you played the beta, have you played the full release?” My gaming friend: “Yeah. It’s fun…” he said, trailing off with a note of apprehension. “What do you…