Yesterday’s reveal of the successor to the XBOX 360, named XBOX One, appears to be TV lover’s dream. Toted as an all-in-one home entertainment system, XBOX One uses the latest in Kinect technology to impressively respond to a users’s physical and audible commands. For example, speaking the words “XBOX watch TV” and your XBOX leverages pass-through HDMI Read more
On tomorrow night’s episode of the Geeks With Wives Podcast, we will play host to David Brevik and Stephen Reid from Gazillion Games. We’ll discuss their past, including Diablo and Star Wars: The Old Republic, and how that has influenced their upcoming release: Marvel Heroes – a game I am absolutely obsessed with. Marvel Heroes Read more
If you follow me on Twitter, you know I’m hooked on Marvel Heroes and a participant of the closed beta. If you played the open beta last weekend and found the game lacked depth, you need to read this. On May 14th, a massive patch came through that brought with it more characters, powers, and Read more
When a game executes a story well, I don’t question video game violence at all – or, when the violence or story are intentionally imprudent.
Diablo 1 and 2 are hallmarks of the action RPG genre. While playing them as a youngster, I often imaged what it would be like to play with characters that had a lot more history to them: Wolverine, Iron Man, and Spider-Man. If you’re a fan of Diablo, you’ve likely had the same thoughts. Marvel Read more
This week on episode 83 of the Geeks With Wives podcast Brad Wardell, CEO of Stardock, joins Joe and Grant. They talk about everything from comics to video game development and design. Brad shares his view on indie game development as the best thing in gaming today. Enjoy the show!
Back in 2002, BioWare teamed up with Atari and brought us a solid RPG in Neverwinter Nights. Since its release fans have seen updates and expansion but it has been over a decade since this game came out and last time that happened I was without Diablo. For many fans of tabletop, I’m sure your Read more
On Episode 82 of the Geeks With Wives podcast, the Geeks are joined by Patrick from Dark Horse Comics. Together they explore the concept of gaming as a unique way to experience a story. And Cam and Stu battle for a good opener.
They also talk about Batman, Bioshock, Tomb Raider, and the upcoming fundraiser to benefit the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Geeks With Wives has partnered with GNWLAN to host a fundraiser on Saturday that will benefit the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing via the Red Cross. We would love your support! You can email me directly or join us via Twitch.tv on Saturday.
Squaresoft, at the beginning of their publishing career was a known and respected voice amongst Japan’s seemingly endless supply of studios but not one that had found a break with a hit title that rocked the foundations of the gaming world, until Final Fantasy. From a definition like that alone it’d be hard for any Read more