Bonnie Burgette

Bonnie is a collector of video games, a yarn addict, and her hair color changes more often than the sun shines in Seattle. She occasionally streams on Twitch under the moniker squeakyb. A former indie game writer, and a current purveyor of fiber crafts, she's always looking for her next distraction. She could probably be lured into a van with an offer of cheese.

Kickstarter: Ama’s Lullaby Gives Cyberpunk Adventure a Makeover

Several years ago, I was tasked with trawling forums to find interesting projects to bring to light. One of those projects was Ama’s Lullaby, an adventure RPG with turn-based combat that was in the very early stages of development. Not long after, developer Marc Chevallereau of Mercy Ground Creations decided to take the game in a different direction, but you can view the previous version her...[Read More]

The Escapists 2 Reveal Trailer Released

At TwitchCon 2016, Team17 and Mouldy Toof officially announced the upcoming release of The Escapists 2, the sequel to the 2015 hit game The Escapists, by releasing their official reveal trailer.

Green Day’s Revolution Radio Review

Despite a change in themes and studio quality, Green Day has been producing chart-topping music since the early 1990s, and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. With their newest release (leaked September 26, but slated for release on October 7), Revolution Radio, Green Day seems to be reaching a middle ground between past and present, for fans new and old. I’ve been listeni...[Read More]

Sundered, the New Game by Thunder Lotus, Announced Today

Thunder Lotus Games released Jotun almost exactly one year ago, and its hand-drawn animation, bad-ass female Viking protagonist, and deep attention to Norse mythology gained them a solid fan base from the Kickstarter to the current Valhalla Edition. Now they’re back with the highly-anticipated sophomore effort, entitled Sundered. This announcement comes just before TwitchCon 2016, where thou...[Read More]

Steam Changes Review Scores, Disregards Non-Steam Purchases

On September 12, Steam shook things up again in the store in an attempt to address “scam” reviews that have been clogging up the pipeline and providing what are considered fraudulent review scores for video games.

The Metronomicon Release Date Announced

Here at Marooners’ Rock, we’ve already shown everyone the latest hands-on preview for The Metronomicon, a highly-anticipated rhythm RPG from Puuba and Kasedo Games. We’ve known for a while that the release date is sometime in September, but it’s finally been set in stone: September 29.

Stack Up Air Assault Program to Feature Veterans at PAX West

Bungie recently held a Call to Arms weekend in conjunction with Stack Up to help find the military’s biggest Destiny fans. Their goal with this search was to find “deserving active duty or retired veterans with an honorable discharge” (they admit on their site that “deserving” is a subjective term), a group which they call the Air Assaults.

Daedalic’s “Silence” Receives Release Date

Daedalic Entertainment‘s new adventure indie game, Silence, has finally received a release date, so that players will be able to join in the adventures of Noah, his sister Renie, and all of the characters encountered along the way.

Twitch and Bethesda to Host First eSports Event for The Elder Scrolls: Legends at PAX West

This weekend at PAX West, Twitch and Bethesda are teaming up to bring Bethesda’s new digital card game, The Elder Scrolls: Legends to the tournament circuit.

Square Enix Releases New World of Final Fantasy Screenshots

World of Final Fantasy, the upcoming title from Square Enix, and the next in the beloved Final Fantasy series, has some new screenshots for its eager fans.

September Games with Gold Titles for Xbox Confirmed

We here at Marooners’ Rock wrote yesterday that the first title for September’s Games with Gold is Earthlock: Festival of Magic, a turn-based RPG by developers Snowcastle. The rest of the list was released, today, and includes a number of familiar titles.

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Metrico+ Review

Infographics, formerly the shorthand for PowerPoint presentations, have invaded everything from informative articles to comedy websites. Interpretation can be a pain without an accurate accompanying explanation, and those aren’t always provided. Metrico+, by Digital Dreams, takes that tendency and runs with it (literally), turning a mystery of infographic interpretation into a puzzle platfor...[Read More]

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