Conferences

PAX Prime 2015

The Gallery: Call of the Starseed promises 100% nausea-free virtual reality gaming.

PAX Prime 2015

At a glance, Sublevel Zero is Descent, one of my favorite childhood LAN games, and looking a bit deeper into it, it's still Descent, and it's still delightful.

PAX Prime 2015

Candescent Games' Tinertia is an interesting new twist on the well-worn platforming genre, offering quirky, fast-paced mechanics wrapped in a shiny, science fiction aesthetic. If you like a good challenge, then this game may be for you.

PAX Prime 2015

Looking for a new take on the Dragon Quest series? If so, Dragon Quest Heroes will definitely fill that void and then some. The action RPG take on the familiar franchise is chock full of beloved characters and punny humor, while remaining completely accessible to players new to the series.

PAX Prime 2015

Tharsis: danger, dice, and cannibalism - oh my!

PAX Prime 2015

In Armello, clans of adorable woodland creatures are plotting to take out the Mad King.

PAX Prime 2015

Stop me if you've heard this one before: XCOM, Lovecraft, and Clint Eastwood walk into a bar...

PAX Prime 2015

Secret Ponchos manages to straddle a thin line between being a fighting game and a MOBA, offering a new twist on two genres that have been stagnating for some time.

PAX Prime 2015

There are certain gaming genres that seem to breed toxicity - MOBAs and Shooters being some of the worst. Gigantic, the increasingly popular f2p shooter MOBA from Motiga, plans to combat that. I sat down with Motiga CEO Chris Chung and Senior VP of Publishing David Reid at PAX Prime 2015 to discuss closed beta, community, and the future of Gigantic.

PAX Prime 2015

Inserting a narrative into a game treasured for its open play structure is a daunting task, but the PAX preview of Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode shows a game that delicately balances the two.

PAX Prime 2015

LEGO Dimensions may be the most recent game to wade into the fray of collectible toy sandbox puzzlers, but it's far from being the underdog in this fight.

PAX Prime 2015

Shutshimi: Seriously Swole is a once in a lifetime "cute 'em up" that draws on nostalgia without feeling like a wannabe.

PAX Prime 2015

Despite obvious similarities in both name and design to Hand of Fate from earlier this year, Leap of Fate puts the focus on engaging combat, which offers a bit more replay value in the long run.

PAX Prime 2015

One crew. One chance. Will you survive the trail to Aztec City?

PAX Prime 2015

I've been eager to see more of Grimm Bros' Dragon Fin Soup since my brief glimpse at PAX 2014, and I was not disappointed this time around.