MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2016
THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016
Thu., March 31, 2016, 5 p.m.
The first piece of downloadable content for Fallout 4 scratches my itch to return to the Commonwealth, but only for a weekend's worth of game time.
TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016
Tue., March 29, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
Not every game takes place in a far off land…in space…with elves… Some take place here and now, sometimes there’s magic, sometimes Germany won WW2, sometimes you’re a few years in the past as little kids, and sometimes it’s just you as the world comes to an end. Regardless, we live in interesting times and they shouldn’t be ignored.
Tue., March 29, 2016, 6 a.m.
Indie shoot-em-up Broforce, from South African developer Free Lives, oozes with personality the moment you press start. But its mechanics, load times and frame rate hiccups mar an otherwise solid shooting experience.
MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016
TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
Tue., March 22, 2016, 10:19 a.m.
If you dream of the clashing of swords, the searing fire of a dragon, and the rise and fall of kingdoms, then perhaps you’d enjoy an RPG in a fantasy themed setting. It just so happens I’ve got a list of my favorite ones right here in this blog post.
MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016
Mon., March 21, 2016, 6 a.m.
Before Call of Duty, there was Medal of Honor. Electronic Arts' first-person shooter franchise, which spent most of its time in the World War II era, released Pacific Assault in 2003 focused on the eastern campaign. You can download it for free from EA's Origin service.
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016
MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016
MONDAY, FEB. 29, 2016
TUESDAY, FEB. 23, 2016
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, noon
In the world of remasters, Naughty Dog's treasure-hunting, continent-hopping Uncharted series offers new initiates a treasure trove's worth of fun.
MONDAY, FEB. 22, 2016
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 6 a.m.
We've got something a little different for you this week. In the style of the mash-up, indie developers from StabYourself.net created "MariO," a mix between Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. and Valve's Portal. Yes, you want to play it.
TUESDAY, FEB. 16, 2016
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 9:49 a.m.
Tim and Tyler Arnold opened "Jedi Alliance" two weeks ago, offering toys, comics and - yes - a fully realized video arcade featuring more than 40 cabinets and 12 pinball machines.
MONDAY, FEB. 15, 2016
MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2016
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 6 a.m.
Electronic Arts has released the 2012 open-world entry in the racing franchise as part of its "On the House" promotion.
FRIDAY, FEB. 5, 2016
MONDAY, FEB. 1, 2016
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 6 a.m.
If you like Zelda, but think the dialogue is a bit too dry, then Dink Smallwood may be for you. The 1998 action RPG follows the exploits of a modest pig farmer trying to save his world, and a high definition version can be downloaded for free today!
MONDAY, JAN. 25, 2016
THURSDAY, JAN. 21, 2016
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 12:23 p.m.
Treyarch's latest entry in the blockbuster shooting franchise "Call of Duty" ends with a puzzling sequence of firefights that shows the dissonance between what developers are trying to do and what their audience demands of them.
MONDAY, JAN. 18, 2016
THURSDAY, JAN. 14, 2016
Thu., Jan. 14, 2016, noon
A dearth of features and maps doesn't stop EA Dice's Star Wars-themed shooter from being one of the most fun ways to pretend you're a foot soldier - or a hero - in that most intergalactic of conflicts.
TUESDAY, JAN. 12, 2016
MONDAY, JAN. 11, 2016
TUESDAY, JAN. 5, 2016
Tue., Jan. 5, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Are you a gamer? According to the Pew Research Center, about 10 percent of Americans identify with that term, though half the population plays video games.
MONDAY, JAN. 4, 2016
Technology stuff, Game reviews, poorly photoshopped images and offbeat humor from the geeks who run spokesman.com and spend too much time on Imgur/Reddit.
Send your nerd stuff to firstname.lastname@example.org and we might write about it. Or we might poorly photoshop it and mock it mercilessly, as all good nerds are wont.