Aaron Giddings

Aaron is proof that while you can take a developer out of the game industry, it’s much harder to take the game industry out of a developer. When not at his day job, Aaron enjoys teaching Axis & Allies to his kids, writing sci-fi stories, playing classic space sims on Twitch, and riding around the American Midwest on his Harley.

Dodgeball Rising! Announced for Steam by Asakusa Studios

Samurai Edo period team dodgeball. No, this isn’t a typo, Japanese videogame publisher Happinet is announcing the new game Dodgeball Rising! coming to Steam Early access. Set during an alternative history take on Japan’s Edo period, where swords and duels have been banned by the government, everyone from Samurai to Geisha have no choice but to settle their conflicts with Dodgeball. It&...[Read More]

New Far Cry 5 Co-op Trailer Revealed

Today Ubisoft® revealed new details, and a new trailer, for Far Cry® 5’s online co-op mode, nicknamed “Friends for Hire.” In this mode, players can team up with a friend to free Hope County, Montana, from the doomsday cult infesting the area.

ONRUSH – New Arcade Racer From Codemasters and Deep Silver Announced

Well now, it looks like Summer 2018 just got a little … faster. At Paris Games Week, Codemasters and Deep Silver announced a new arcade racing title – ONRUSH – coming to consoles next summer!

Five Fast Last Minute Halloween Costumes for Gamers

Good news! You’ve gotten a last minute invitation to a Halloween party tonight! Bad news! Your plans were to stay in, turn off all the lights, play in the Overwatch Halloween event, and buy discounted Halloween candy tomorrow, so you didn’t have a costume planned. Not to worry, we at Marooner’s Rock have your back, with five easy costume ideas (plus a bonus) that you can probably...[Read More]

Asmodee Digital Reveals New Trailers For Upcoming Games

It may not be the most well known trade show, but Spiel Essen 2017 is a Sporting Goods, Toys, and Games fair in Essen, Germany. It’s also where digital board game publisher Asmodee Digital chose to reveal new trailers for some of their upcoming games.

Skyforge Makes the Jump to Xbox One

Publisher My.com announced today that the Allods Team developed MMORPG Skyforge will be coming to Microsoft’s Xbox One console family later this year. Released this spring on Sony’s PlayStation 4 console, and available on PC, the Xbox One edition promises to bring the fight for the planet of Aelion to a whole new group of gamers.

Hessonite Announced for Steven Universe Game

Steven Universe fans, it’s time to get hyped! Cartoon Network has announced a new, officially canon character for the upcoming game Steven Universe: Save The Light. Written in collaboration with series creator Rebecca Sugar, Hessonite is an original and mysterious Homeworld Gem that will first appear in the upcoming console RPG before making her way into the show.

Hyakki Castle Reveals 2-Party Split Combat, Monsters of Japanese Myt

“Never split the party.” It’s wisdom handed down from generations of RPG experience, and reinforced in almost every horror movie, and every episode of Scooby Doo. Now upcoming 3D real-time dungeon runner RPG Hyakki Castle has decided to flip that bit of time honored advice on its head, with an entire combat system built around splitting the party. Madness!

Square Enix Announces Star Ocean – The Last Hope Remastered Edition

Square Enix has announced a remastered version of 2009’s Star Ocean: The Last Hope, to be released worldwide for Sony PlayStation 4 and Windows PCs via Steam. Available only as a digital download, the game will be a full HD remaster and include 4k display support.

Science Fantasy Open World RPG ELEX Released

Most RPGs fall neatly into one of two categories: fantasy, or science fiction. Maybe a third category for post-apocalyptic wasteland, depending on how the writer in question is doing the categorization. But ELEX, a new action RPG from veteran developer Piranha Bytes, seeks to take all those genres, shove them into a blender, and create a delicious milkshake that will bring all the gamers to the ya...[Read More]

Heliborne Thunders Out of Steam Early Access

Like an AH-64 Apache screaming over a ridge to surprise a tank convoy, rotor-sim Heliborne has launched out of Steam Early Access and into full release. The inaugural game from developer JetCat Games, Heliborne covers fifty American and Russian/USSR helicopters over the past seventy years.

Q.U.B.E. 2 Demo Gameplay Video Released

Toxic Games, developer of first-person puzzler (FPP?) Q.U.B.E. and upcoming sequel Q.U.B.E. 2 released a gameplay trailer featuring much of the demo that has been playable at recent gaming conventions such as PAX West, Gamescon, and EGX.

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