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.

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.



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]




Metrico is a new world. A living world of infographics, driven by your input. All the bar charts, line diagrams and pie charts react to what the player is doing. One bar diagram might grow for every step you walk to the left, while another could decline with every jump you make.



The Solus Project Review

The Solus Project is a much-hyped game that gained a rash of followers after its Early Access release in February 2016. Hailed as an innovation, it tracks the lone survivor of a crash, on a planet that can definitely support life, but may be harboring something sinister. Players must scavenge supplies found in the environment, as well as the wreckage, in order to survive and find a way out of thei...[Read More]

Marooners’ Rock Interviews Team of Blade Ballet

Have you heard of Blade Ballet? If not, you’d better pull up a chair, because we’re about to have a conversation with DreamSail Games, the New York City developers who produced this knockabout, robot-smashing, multiplayer fighting game.


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Blade Ballet

Blade Ballet, made by the New York City based, Insomniac-veteran founded DreamSail Games, is a whirling dance of multiplayer robot destruction. Each bot possesses a unique personality and special abilities – master each to claim victory as you spin from one challenging arena to the next, battling for dominance.

The Elder Scrolls: Legends

The Elder Scrolls: Legends is a strategy card game that explores the series’ characters, creatures, deities, and lore. Whether you have 10 minutes or ten hours, Legends provides a variety of gameplay modes and challenges that are easy-to-learn but difficult to master. Built with all levels of players in mind, Legends offers accessible gameplay for beginners who want to jump in and get started quic...[Read More]

The Elder Scrolls: Legends Hands-On Preview

Strategy card games, whether tabletop or digital, have a special place in the hearts of many. Bethesda hopes to capture this audience, intersected with those who enjoy The Elder Scrolls adventure series, by releasing The Elder Scrolls: Legends. This game seems to be aimed at Hearthstone, as BattleNet had enjoyed quite a bit of success from this model, but who knows? Bethesda may just be trying to ...[Read More]



Headlander Review

Developed by Double Fine, and published by Adult Swim Games, Headlander is a platformer dedicated to the question, “So – what if you were a flying head, and you could switch bodies?” Well, okay, maybe not. But since that’s what you spend the majority of your time doing in-game, it’s a fair assumption, right? Warning: gameplay video and game both contain bright lights ...[Read More]




Headlander is a a retro-futuristic, side-scrolling, action-adventure game set in a world inspired by 70’s science fiction. It is a world of automation, a utopia gone wrong in which all of humanity have transferred their minds into robotic imposter bodies and are ruled by a deranged computer.

We Happy Few Preview

“Happy people have no history.” – Leo Tolstoy Warning: Trailer contains gore and disturbing images. The first time I played We Happy Few was for a magazine subfeature, back in October 2015. Compulsion Games was still seeking Backerkit funding at that time to help continue their Kickstarter support as they sped things along; the past nine months of development have proven this to ...[Read More]

Xbox Games With Gold August 2016 Titles Announced

Every month, Xbox adds new titles for Games with Gold members, allowing them to download the games for free for a limited time. For August 2016, the four titles are as follows: For Xbox One: Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate (normally $59.99 USD) WWE 2K16 (normally $39.99 USD) Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate  will be available from August 1-31, and features an epic time-travel battle between the heroes of man...[Read More]

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