Outside is Overrated

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June 2016

Primal Carnage Tutorial Video

Primal Carnage is a class-based shooter on PS4 and PC that pits dinosaurs against specialized humans. Rogue Hippos put together a tutorial video to help you learn the strengths of both sides.


Check Out This Kickstarter Project – Massive Darkness

Massive Darkness is a dungeon crawling board game for 1-6 players from Cool Mini or Not. It is currently raising funds on Kickstarter, and has far exceeded its funding goal.

You play as one of six distinct heroes with customizable classes in a random dungeon. You do battle with random wandering monsters, and there is a darkness mechanic that allows you to get the drop on unsuspecting foes. The game requires no dungeon master – every player will be working together to defeat enemies and accomplish objectives. Continue reading “Check Out This Kickstarter Project – Massive Darkness”

Hands-On with Star Wars Imperial Assault

Yesterday I had my first opportunity to pay Star Wars Imperial Assault from Fantasy Slight Games with some friends. The game lets up to five players play a customizable tactical campaign set shortly after the Death Star is obliterated.

The first mission of Imperial Assault tasks you with breaking into an Imperial facility and destroying vital computers

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For Honor Trailer and Alpha

Ubisoft Montreal is working on an interesting game – For Honor. Knights, samurai and vikings are locked in an eternal conflict for scarce resources.

Story mode features single player or 2-players co-op, online or split-screen. You play as one of the three races, engaging in fast-paced melee combat. You can try it now in the Alpha.

The game is currently available for pre-order. It is scheduled to release on Feb. 14, 2017.

Outside is Overrated Podcast Episode 2 – Game of Thrones

In the second episode of Outside is Overrated, Tom Awesome and DooHow discuss Game of Thrones, from George R.R. Martin’s books through the hit HBO show.

Share your thoughts on this episode through email or on twitter!


New Gameplay Trailer for NHL 17

EA Sports just released a new trailer for NHL 17.

You can also sign up for a free public beta to try out the Online Versus, Hockey Ultimate Team™ and EA SPORTS Hockey League game modes.

Review: Roughly a Year of My Life with Dragon Age: Inquisition

Tom Awesome’s review score: 8.75

An extended Memorial Day weekend with my wife turned out to be an excellent time to catch up on some gaming and reading. I finally finished my long, happy romp through Dragon Age: Inquisition by Bioware. After being nearly the only game I played for roughly a year I left with a decidedly humdrum feeling.

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