Author: Geoff Girardin

Geoff Girardin is a dad from the east coast that writes about games and produces the video series GCNdex, a chronological look through the GameCube library. He also has two kids, so mostly he just drinks coffee and sighs.

“Fortnite Crew” Subscription Service Launches December 2: Battle Pass, Exclusive Skins, V-Bucks

The new monthly service will cost $11.99 a month and subscribers get a monthly package of exclusive cosmetic items. For consistent players that purchase the Battle Pass each month, this deal is a no-brainer. For everyone else, just enjoy lo...

Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron is Back! Review (Switch)

Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron is Back! Review: Retro Revisited (Switch)

A free update to this year's Bubble Bobble 4 Friends doubles the amount of levels and brings an original character back into the fold. But does the new content bring enough to the game? Or could this actually be a multiplayer masterpiece? A...

7 Good
New Nintendo eShop Downloads for Week of 11/19: Hyrule Warriors

New Nintendo eShop Downloads for Week of 11/19: Hyrule Warriors

It's finally upon us. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity arrives this week to show us what Hyrule was like before Breath of the Wild, and allow us to destroy hundreds of enemies at once. More than that, we're also getting the Switch release o...

WARTILE Review: A Brutal Viking Toy Story (Switch)

Wartile Review: A Brutal Viking Toy Story (Switch)

Wartile impresses with its unique take on a cooldown-based tactics game. The visual presentation, assortment of levels, and replayability are great to see, but while the move to Nintendo Switch might open the game up to more players, the sm...

8.5 Great
Crystal Ortha Review: Retro RPG for the Modern Age (Xbox One)

Crystal Ortha Review: Retro RPG For Modern Players (XB1)

The retro renaissance continues with KEMCO's Crystal Ortha, a turn-based RPG in the vein of the '90s classics you know and love. In this review, we'll see how modern mechanics can improve on classic gaming experiences, and see just how many...

8 Great
Fallout 76: Steel Dawn Features Brotherhood of Steel on December 1st

Fallout 76: Steel Dawn Features Brotherhood of Steel on December 1st

The Brotherhood returns in Fallout 76: Steel Dawn. The latest content update will be free for all players starting December 1st and is the beginning of a series of chapters centered on the Brotherhood of Steel. Suit up and spread out, becau...

New Nintendo eShop Downloads for Week of 11/12: Just Dance, Kingdom Hearts

New Nintendo eShop Downloads for Week of 11/12: Just Dance, Kingdom Hearts

This week on the Nintendo eShop players can get titles such as Just Dance 2021, KINGDOM HEARTS Melody of Memory, Sniper Elite 4, and the Serious Sam Collection. That's a pretty wide variety of games, and just a handful of the titles availab...

Pokémon GO Now Connects to Pokémon HOME, Melmetal Available Now

Pokémon GO Connects to Pokémon HOME, Players Get Melmetal As Gift

Pokémon GO is finally compatible with Pokémon HOME, and as a promotional gift players will receive a Gigantamax Melmetal for making their first transfer. There's a bit of a process, and transfer isn't as easy as just putting all of your Pok...

Roblox, Lil Nas X to Host Free Virtual Concert

Roblox, Lil Nas X to Host Free Virtual Concert

"Old Town Road" singer Lil Nas X will be holding a free virtual concert in Roblox on November 14th. New exclusive items and a pre-show will also be featured in-game, and the concert venue is available now. The event is also a showcase for t...

Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Bundle to Release November 6th

Pokémon Sword and Shield Expansion Bundle Physically and Digitally Available

A bundle pack of Pokémon Sword and Shield with the expansion pass is available now in physical or digital editions. There's also a couple of new Legendary Pokémon to spur players to make a purchase. Spur, because they're horses. It's a hors...

Rogue Company Will Be Xbox Series S/X Launch Title, New Character Out Now

Rogue Company Will Be Xbox Series S/X Launch Title, New Character Out Now

Available at launch for Xbox Series S/X, a new character is available today, and they've given us all access to Ranked Beta. These and a slew of other quality of life upgrades are detailed in the latest update, which pairs best while listen...

New Nintendo eShop Downloads for Week of 11/5: FUSER, Descenders

New Nintendo eShop Downloads for Week of 11/5: FUSER, Descenders

There are plenty of new titles out on the Nintendo eShop this week, including Descenders, FUSER, Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin, and Tropico 6. But what makes this week different from the rest is that there's actually one title that's not coming ...

5 Best Cards in Pokémon TCG

5 Best Cards in Pokémon TCG “Vivid Voltage”

Here are the five best cards in the new Pokémon TCG expansion "Vivid Voltage." Releasing on November 13th and sporting more than 185 new cards, will this be the next hot Pokémon TCG release? We've got the details on the top five cards to lo...

PUBG Season Nine is Live: Details of the New Update

PUBG Season Nine brings a map based on top of a volcano, a new Survivor Pass, and updates to Ranked Mode. There's plenty of exciting content dropping into PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS this season, and we've got all the details for you to c...

New Nintendo eShop Downloads for Week of 10/29: Pikmin, Please

Every week, there are some great new games to download on the Nintendo eShop. This batch is no different, as it features Pikmin 3, Mad Rat Dead, and the first cloud-based title outside of Japan. Check out this week's releases and snag yours...

Final Nintendo Direct Mini of 2020, New Titles Out Now

The last Nintendo Direct Mini of the year is a Partner Showcase, giving details on game releases coming soon and announcing some titles that are available on the eShop right now. Highlights include a demo of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity...

Pokémon TCG Adds New Card Types With

Pokémon TCG Adds New Card Types With “Vivid Voltage”

Due for release in November, the newest expansion for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Vivid Voltage will be based on Pokémon Sword & Shield. This expansion will feature Pikachu's VMAX form, and also marks the introduction of a new type of ca...

Cyberpunk 2077 Delayed Again, Now Releasing in December

Cyberpunk 2077 Delayed Again, Now Releasing in December

Citing testing problems in the eleventh hour, CD Project Red has announced that Cyberpunk 2077 will be delayed by another 21 days. This comes soon after the excitement surrounding the game's gold certification, which had many fans to believ...

Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty Review: Honest Abe (Switch)

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty Review: Oddest Abe (Switch)

The immersive and acclaimed platformer arrives on Nintendo Switch with a completely new look. Revisit the origin story of Abe, and experience the innovative and frustrating design work that has cemented Oddworld's place in history. Abe cont...

8 Great
My Time at Sandrock Hits Kickstarter, Aims for 2021 PC Release

My Time at Sandrock Hits Kickstarter, Aims for 2021 PC Release

The developers behind modern indie classic My Time at Portia have launched a Kickstarter campaign for their latest game in the series, My Time at Sandrock. Aiming to be the fulfillment of the vision the team had for their first game, Pathea...

Blizzard Announces Hearthstone Expansion “Madness at the Darkmoon Faire”

A great big expansion is coming for Blizzard's digital card game, Hearthstone, with new content themed around the Darkmoon Faire, a cursed carnival. There is also going to be the addition of a new game mode and a revamp of the progression s...

Original Fire Emblem Game Finally Getting Official English Release

Original Fire Emblem Game Finally Getting Official English Release

Nintendo announced today that it will be releasing the game that started the series, Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & The Blade of Light, to Nintendo Switch worldwide. Formerly a Japan-only release, the game now features an official English tra...

New Nintendo eShop Downloads for Week of 10/22: Alaskan Survival

New Nintendo eShop Downloads for Week of 10/22: Alaskan Survival

The latest games available to download from the Nintendo eShop this week feature Supraland, TRANSFORMERS: BATTLEGROUNDS, and The Red Lantern. From sandbox titles to turn-based strategy, survival roguelites to blackjack, there's a ton of var...

R-Type Final 2 Announced for 2021 Release

R-type Final 2 Announced for 2021 Release

The classic shoot-em-up is coming to modern platforms with 3D graphics and updated controls. Aiming to bring the established R-Type experience to new and old players alike, players will be able to navigate the universe and blow up alien hor...

9 Monkeys of Shaolin Review: Captivating Masterpiece (Xbox One)

9 Monkeys of Shaolin Review: Captivating Masterpiece (Xbox One)

An illustrious tale of a Chinese fisherman seeking revenge quickly escalates to something not entirely of this world. Travel across China with a band of monks, fight pirates with old school beat 'em up action, and even play local or online ...

9.5 Amazing
Haunted Hallows Event Brings Ghostbusters to Rocket League

Haunted Hallows Event Brings Ghostbusters to Rocket League

Rocket League players can participate in event challenges to unlock Ghostbusters-themed items for a limited time. The Item Shop has also been restocked for the impatient, and there's even a couple of limited-time Event Modes to give you tha...

Latest Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Trailer Shows New Gameplay

The latest video update showcasing the upcoming Zelda spinoff gives us a glimpse at some character abilities and some returning characters. Does this mean that our cheering tree friend will finally see some action? Age of Calamity releases ...

POSTAL Redux Review: Carry-on Carnage (Switch)

POSTAL Redux Review: Compact Carnage (Switch)

POSTAL Redux brings the original controversial shooter to arguably the most family-friendly of consoles. Remastered visuals, expanded content, and new portability means that there are many new things for returning fans, but anything that co...

5.5 Average
New Nintendo eShop Downloads for Week of 10/15: Residential Racing

New Nintendo eShop Downloads for Week of 10/15: Residential Racing

This week the Nintendo Switch library grows with some old favorites, some new, and one that brings a favorite franchise to life. Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit leads the pack, followed closely by the likes of Shantae and the increasingly pop...

Rogue Company Adds Dr. Disrespect as Playable Character

The popular and controversial streaming personality, Dr. Disrespect, joined forces with Hi-Rez Studios to design a map made in his image, and they went ahead and added him as a playable character. Dr. Disrespect's new map and player skin ar...

Batbarian PC Review Cover

Batbarian: Testament of the Primordials Review: Fang-tastic Fun! (PC)

More than a platformer, an action title, and a metroidvania combined, a barbarian and their magical bat friend must use their combined powers to escape a massive cave dungeon. The first title from Unspeakable Pixels is an immense showcase o...

8.5 Great
Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix Review: It's Slime Time (Switch)

Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix Review: It’s Slime Time (Switch)

Your favorite cartoon characters are back, and better than last time. This character racing game embodies your childhood, no matter how old you are, and has enough content to keep you going for quite some time. The first Nickelodeon Kart Ra...

8.5 Great
King Arthur: Knight's Tale Announced with Kickstarter Campaign

King Arthur: Knight’s Tale Announced with Kickstarter Campaign

Today, NeocoreGames announced a new turn-based tactical role-playing game based on Arthurian legend, slated for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series S/X. Seeking roughly $150,000 to finish the title and deliver it to backers in 2021, there ar...

Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest Review: Righteous Rage

The legendary tabletop RPG returns in the form of a beautiful visual novel designed to emulate the tabletop experience. Based on real-world environments and activism, players are also offered thousands of story branches resulting in five di...

8.5 Great
New Nintendo eShop Downloads for Week of 10/8: Here Comes The Boom

New Nintendo eShop Downloads for Week of 10/8: Here Comes The Boom

A new week means new Nintendo downloads, so here's a breakdown of everything coming to the Nintendo eShop for the week of October 8-14th, 2020. With big drops like new Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC, a Pikmin 3 demo, and some of our favorite new ...

Falcon Age Review: Birds of a Feather (Switch)

Falcon Age spreads its wings and flies on to Nintendo Switch, inviting new players to share the desolate wasteland with their feathered friend. As Ara, a young woman who breaks free from prison, players will help liberate their community. B...

9 Amazing

5 Best Cards in Pokémon TCG “Champion’s Path”

If you're wondering which cards are the best in the latest Pokémon TCG expansion, this guide has you covered. Out of the 75 newly released cards, these are the five you most want to see in that booster pack, based on rarity and apparent dro...

Pokémon TCG

Pokémon TCG “Champion’s Path” Release, Details of Future Expansions

The Pokémon Company has released the latest trading card game expansion, "Champion's Path", featuring new VMAX cards and booster packs. We go over the new content, as well as a timeline of when to expect the next expansions on the horizon. ...

Space Elite Force 2 Review Switch Cover

Space Elite Force 2 Review: One (Small) Shmup For Mankind (Switch)

The space shooting sequel was just released on Nintendo eShop and improves on much of what made the first Space Elite Force great. Strap in for the second chapter of the Space Elite Force and learn more about what is attacking humanity in t...

8.5 Great

Great Conqueror: Rome Review: Great Caesar’s Ghost (Switch)

In Great Conqueror: Rome, Circle Entertainment promises to bring a deep historical narrative and exceptional battle simulation to Nintendo Switch. Is it a good fit for fans of war games? Let's spend time with the title to determine if it li...

7 Good
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