X4: Foundations Egosoft As a writer of science fiction, I’ve naturally been drawn to video games within that storied genre. Games such as Freelancer and the age-old Elite series have always been my go-to recommendations when folks ask me which… Read More »X4: Foundations Review – A Solid Foundation to Build Upon
Stellaris: Megacorp DLC Paradox Interactive When Stellaris was originally released back in May of 2016, I knew right away that it was going to be something special. I always say “going to be” because anyone familiar with Paradox’s post-release policies… Read More »Stellaris: Megacorp DLC Review – A Masterful, Economy-focused Addition
Destiny 2: Forsaken Bungie/Activision Gamers are a pretty picky bunch these days, and for the most part that’s understandable. Many developers out there release games that are unfinished, unpolished, or both in order to meet sometimes unrealistic deadlines. When they… Read More »Destiny 2: Forsaken Review – A Great Addition to a Relatively New Franchise
Aven Colony Mothership Entertainment Aven Colony is a science fiction colony building and management simulator. Initially, it reminded me of a browser game, but more complex. Yet not as fully-featured as other games within the genre. It seems to fit… Read More »Aven Colony Review – A Decent Science Fiction Colony Sim
Stellaris Humanoid Species Pack Paradox Interactive I’m one of those gamer geeks who was playing Master of Orion 1 and 2 way back in the day. Therefore, I was pretty excited to hear that NGD Studios was developing a remake… Read More »Stellaris Humanoid Species Pack Review – A Great Addition to the Best Space 4X Game Out There
Solstice Chronicles M.I.A Ironward/Nkidu I’ve always loved a good isometric game. Action RPGs in particular have been a mainstay of that top down genre, giving you a view of all of the unfolding events. Heck, I was practically raised on… Read More »Solstice Chronicles M.I.A Review – Bloody Swaths of Mutant Gibs Await Ye!
Everspace Rockfish Games Rouge-like games are quite the experience. Traditionally, they are dungeon-crawlers set in high fantasy settings that utilize procedurally generated levels. This makes them very high risk endeavors, as the player has to be very careful about… Read More »Everspace Review – A Surprising Engrossing Space Opera
Empyrion – Galactic Survival Eleon Game Studios Survival and crafting games are harkening in a new era of the gaming industry. When I think back to games that I used to play when I was younger, during the dawn of… Read More »Empyrion – Galactic Survival – No Man’s What?
Endless Space 2 Amplitude Studios/Sega Six hours into my first game of Endless Space 2, I’d managed to carve out a pretty expansive region of the galaxy for my burgeoning civilization of tree people. The Unfallen as they are referred… Read More »Endless Space 2 Review – A New Challenger Arises
Galactic Civilizations III: Crusade Expansion Pack Stardock Strategy games have been going through some troubled times as of late. The genre is certainly in a much different place than it was during its heyday, which were arguably the 1990s. Ever… Read More »Galactic Civilizations III: Crusade Expansion Pack Review – Unlimited Frontiers