Posts From Joshua Williams

Hearthstone: The Witchwood – Interview with Dan Emmons

This past week I got to sit down and talk with Dan Emmons from the Hearthstone Developer’s Team. With the release of the recent Witchwood update, Dan took some time

Becoming the Monster Vampyr trailer

Out from the shadows comes a gameplay trailer for the upcoming action-RPG Vampyr. Since its last story trailer a month ago, the new Vampyr trailer showcases some of the combat

Fighting online players and creatures in Hunt: Showdown Early Access

Isometric multiplayer games seem to be gaining in popularity with each passing year. Hunt: Showdown is no exception. The game asks you to fight your way through enemies both human and

Pure Farming 2018: A farm for the rest of us (review)

I used to think that I could hack it as a farmer. Pure Farming 2018 has shown me otherwise. But from where I fell short, the game is more than

Far Cry 5: The terror of freedom (review)

The Far Cry series has always been about freedom. And while some of the new entries in the series focused on choices, that same underlying freedom is there. But in Far

Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom is a masterpiece (review)

Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom – A Breath of Fresh Air JRPGs provide some of the greatest stories, characters and music in video games. Their stories are engaging and

The Council episode 1 review: Historical fiction at its best

Episodic storytelling doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. After massive hits such as Life Is Strange and nearly every game that Telltale has created, the genre seems in a better

Fear Effect Sedna review: Learning from failure

Trial and error. That seems to be the philosophy in Fear Effect Sedna. Regardless of whether or not you’re completing a tough puzzle or a difficult boss, that’s the guiding

State of Decay 2 launch date announced

Since last year’s E3, fans of the Zombie genre have been waiting for more news on Undead Lab’s sequel to their 2013 hit. The news that State of Decay 2

Demon’s Souls servers shut down

After 9 years the online functionality for the game, Demon’s Souls, ends on February 28, 2018. Fans of the developer FromSoftware, known for creating the immensely popular Dark Souls series,

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 PLUS (Nintendo Switch Review)

Pac-Man has been a staple in arcade gaming for decades and is one of the most iconic and impactful games in the industry. Championship Edition Plus 2 brings Pac-Man fever

Layers of Fear: Legacy (Nintendo Switch review)

Layers of Fear is a horror game from Bloober Team that is more interested in making horror intimate as opposed to outlandishly horrifying. The game attempts to craft its own world

New Nintendo Labo videos show off imagination and interactivity

Back in January when Nintendo announced its product that would “revolutionize interactive gaming’, everyone (me included) thought it would be dipping its toes into the virtual reality market. Yet it

Vainglory 5v5 update goes live

Fans of the popular MOBA, Vainglory, were ecstatic this week as the highly anticipated 5v5 mode finally launched. Vainglory is a mobile MOBA that launched back in fall of 2014.

Shanghai Dragons sign Geguri, Overwatch League’s first female player

This week the Overwatch League team, the Shanghai Dragons, signed 4 new players to their roster, most notably Kim “Geguri” Se-Yeon. Geguri is most known for her skills with Zarya.

Nintendo Switch Rewards finally announced

After months of minor tweaks and changes, Nintendo finally updates fans on the status and usage of Gold Coins in its new My Nintendo Rewards program. The My Nintendo Rewards program

Nintendo partners with Frostbite Tournament Series

Today through its official Twitter account, the Frostbite Smash Tournament announced that it had partnered with Nintendo. For as long as Nintendo’s hit game Super Smash Bros. has existed, there

Android Nougat becomes most used version of Android

After 18 months from its initial release back in 2016 Android 7.0 and 7.1, Nougat has become the most used version of the Android Operating System. Just last month Nougat

Castlevania/Dark Souls-inspired project ‘Dead Cells’ comes to consoles this year

The action platformer Dead Cells, developed by MotionTwin, is finally coming to consoles this year, giving fans of the difficulty of the Metroidvania-style of games something new to enjoy. The

Miitomo: Nintendo’s first attempt at mobile market shuts down

After two years on the App Store and Google Play, Nintendo closes the curtain on its first app “Miitomo.” The app originally launched back in March on 2016 as Nintendo’s

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