Author: Geoff Girardin

Geoff Girardin is an east coast dad. When not critiquing video games or covering news, he's probably listening to ska music and thinking about the GameCube Keyboard Controller.

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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

Recently spotted blasting on to the Switch, Space Elite Force is a tiny shoot 'em up that packs a supremely powerful punch. From the stunning visuals to the adaptive gameplay, this is one title that fans of the genre don't want to miss. At ...

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Open-World RPG Hogwarts Legacy Releases 2021

During the Playstation Showcase, Warner Bros. Games wowed fans with a look at Hogwarts Legacy, an open-world action RPG set in the Harry Potter universe, releasing in 2021. From Avalanche Software, players can expect an expansive world fill...

Left 4 Dead 2: The Last Stand to Release on September 24

After eight years, and thanks to the passion of a community, fans of Left 4 Dead 2 are finally getting new content. The expansion "The Last Stand" will release for PC on September 24, 2020. Included within are new maps, melee weapons, anima...

Sony Cuts Production of PS5 by 4 Million Units [Updated With Sony Response]

Sony has had to make cuts to their production of the PS5, months after increasing estimates in anticipation for a busy holiday season. This comes in the midst of speculation regarding the final unit price, as well as some strong competition...

Awesome Games Done Quick 2021 To Be Held Virtually

Games Done Quick, the organization behind the semiannual speedrunning events, has announced the dates for their next charity drive. This comes just weeks after the last successful event, Summer Games Done Quick, raised $2.3M for Doctors Wit...

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Ostranauts Preview: What To Expect In Early Access

Take to the stars and salvage derelict pods to build your crew and keep your ship flying. Now in Early Access, this ship simulation has some strong promise and big plans. While spending the first weekend exploring the stars, here's what to ...