Alex McCumbers

Most people bleed red. Alex bleeds pixels. Hailing from the deep mountains of WV, land of beautiful landscapes and internet scarceness, Alex can be found writing about games in every sense. Retro games are his life, spending more time with his GBA than his PS4. Drop by one of the social doodads for deep discussions about gaming!

Marvel Universe is Getting a Second Civil War

There’s a reason that the next big blockbuster is Captain America: Civil War. That run of comics was unique in its political portrayal of conflicting ideals with the modern anchor point of how to regulate super-powered persons. It had some of the coolest artwork to date and the story line kept readers on their toes. As any good conflict would, sometimes the wounds never full heal. Prepare fo...[Read More]

NightCry (Project Scissors) Coming Soon to PC

There were plenty of classic horror games on the PSOne, especially after the first Resident Evil, which debuted twenty years ago. After that monumental game, developers played around with the formula Capcom established. This created some interesting titles with varying degrees of success. One of the fairly obscure games from that era was the Clock Tower series, a set of games that had the player r...[Read More]

What? Indie Game Combines Retro Schmup with Nightmares

Over the years, being that I’m constantly on the lookout for games of all sorts, I’ve seen some shit. Between Katamari Damacy‘s jolly roll about the quirkiness of Japan and the recent Sonic Dreams Collection bad-touching my brain and my childhood, there’s not much that really phases me. However, and here’s where things get creepy, this game is hitting all sorts of lev...[Read More]

Werewolves Within is Bringing Social Gaming to Video Games

Tabletop games are something that video games have been trying to replicate over the years with varying degrees of success. Whether its the virtual tables of Roll20 for Dungeons & Dragons or the many variations of Apples to Apples, there’s something that board games have that video games lack. Ubisoft is trying to bridge that gap with their take on the classic social game, Werewolf. In t...[Read More]

Choo, Choo! Funko Announces Hogwarts Express POP Figures

Coming in June, the lovable collectible churning machine that is POP! will be releasing the next great thing to obsess over. Behold, that is the Hogwarts Express! Sold as three separate pieces, this locomotive piloted by the Harry Potter power trio not only holds space to put figures, but also connects together to create a full train. Yes, you read that correctly, these vehicles connect together. ...[Read More]

Playstation VR Set to Come Out This Year

Sony announced that the Playstation VR is slated for a release during October. This headset will come at 399.99 USD at retail, which isn’t that off the mark considering Sony’s plans. Of course, this additional piece doubles the price of a PS4 for someone wanting to pick up both, but for those of us already owning a PS4, it seems reasonable.

3DRealms’ Bombshell DLC and Patch Released

Will Bombshell still tank though? It’s hard to deny Bombshell’s critical reception across the board. With a Metascore currently at 44, the game has been called “bad, boring, and broken”┬áby Gamespot. Now, a new patch hopes to offer stability to a game that may have been released too soon, but is still gaining traction by the creators and fans.

Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale Announced

Sword Art Online quickly became one of the most popular Anime series of the decade, which was an adaptation of a popular light novel series of the same name. While Japan is well aware of where the series is going, for they have almost double the amount of novels published, its always cool to see the next style of each iteration.

Hyperdimension Series is Going MMO

Cyber Dimension Online (or Four Goddesses Online in Japan) was just announced at the Dengeki Game Festival. Of course this stems off of the Hyperdimension Neptunia series of role-playing games that takes place in a variation of the Game Industry and creates characters based off of consoles and other gaming nuances. Not much more information was shared, other than the fact that more details will be...[Read More]

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Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Review

Every now and again, when the gaming market shifts focus to another console, excellent games are released, only to be buried by new technology. This is the same thing that happened to the excellent Shantae, a Gameboy Color game overshadowed by the growth and acceptance of the Gameboy Advance. Well-received by critics, Shantae saw a life that could’ve been much bigger, which is why there are ...[Read More]

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