Review: Bloodborne

Review: Bloodborne
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The spiritual successor to Demon’s Souls and the Dark Souls games, Bloodborne will spit in your face and dare you to do something about it. At this point, you’ve probably either enjoyed the From Software games or you think they’re too goddamn hard to bother with, but Bloodborne is the game that can bridge that gap. … read more

Review: Last Word

Review: Last Word
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At first blush, the quaint little Flash JRPG-like Last Word appeared to be a love letter to witty banter, an homage to the type of conversations Jane Austen characters engage in, and that got me pretty excited. … read more

Review: Mortal Kombat X

Review: Mortal Kombat X
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In Injustice: Gods Among Us, the long, convoluted, super-serious campaign story was a welcome change to the fighting game campaigns of old. The DC characters therein are complex and storied enough to warrant such thorough exposition. The same cannot be said for the Mortal Kombat canon. I’m sorry, but Johnny Cage’s post-divorce familial tensions are a terrible plot device. … read more

Review: Tower of Guns

Review: Tower of Guns
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Enter Tower of Guns, a nostalgia bomb for the Unreal/Quake generation, complete with all the aged gameplay mechanics of yore. … read more

A Touch of Class: Blackhouse Vapor Company Arrives on the Scene

A Touch of Class: Blackhouse Vapor Company Arrives on the...
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Blackhouse Vapor Company opened in Sugar House about three months ago, right around the corner from Trolley Wing Co. Owners Holly and Mike Berry were inspired to create a different kind of vapor store, envisioning a business that would be “not a vape shop,” says Mike, like so many others, “but a vapor-lifestyle shop.” … read more

Review: Poly Bridge

Review: Poly Bridge
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Poly Bridge is a physics-based, bridge building simulation game. This means it’s the PC equivalent of the classic teamwork exercise your middle school teachers put you through—the one where your team had a pile of hard little marshmallows and a bunch of toothpicks and you had to make a better tower or structure than the other teams in the class. … read more

Review: Race the Sun

Review: Race the Sun
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Race the Sun was one of the PSN free games for May, and easily one of my favorite PSN free games to date. … read more

Review: Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence
Review: Samurai Warriors 4-II

Review: Samurai Warriors 4-II
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The most fun I had with Samurai Warriors 4-II came in the survival mode, which pares down the gameplay experience into something that felt much more accessible. … read more

Review: Minecraft – Story Mode

Review: Minecraft – Story Mode
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My biggest and most loved Minecraft seed is that it is an apocalyptic wasteland. … read more