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Cyber Sleuth – How Gameplay Impacts an RPG

During my moving trip from West Virginia to Alaska (more on that story later) by truck, I was given a lot of downtime to just hang out and play some games that I haven’t got to sink much time into. Pulling out my Vita, I flopped between Axiom Verge, a Metroid-style game that I reviewed a while back, and Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth. After a few hours of wandering about in the world of Digimon...[Read More]

Gameumentary Arrives on Kickstarter

Gaming history has always been a pursuit for me, whether its looking up old interviews, past advertisements, or reviews from long gone publications. In the past couple years though, I’ve discovered a new way to fuel my hunger for video game history, documentaries. While there are already some excellent productions out there, many of which I have covered before, I was delighted to find Gameum...[Read More]

Free Neverwinter Mount! We’re Not Lion!

Perfect Worlds is celebrating the release of the latest Neverwinter expansion – Neverwinter: Tomb of Annihilation with a mount giveaway! No, we’re not lying, there’s a code for a free Ash Tribal Lion player mount at the end of this!

GIGANTIC Airship Supply Drop Giveaway!

Since its launch on Steam, a bunch of us here at Marooners’ Rock have been playing a ton of Gigantic, Motiga’s new free-to-play strategic hero shooter. And now we’ve teamed up with Motiga and publisher Perfect World to give everyone a leg up on the competition!

Remembering Archie’s Sonic the Hedgehog

From November 22, 1992 to July 19, 2017, for 24 years, Archie Comics has published Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog. 290 issues in the main book, and with the extra tie-in books over 500 issues in total. With the recent decision by Sega to take their license to IDW from now on, the Archie Sonicverse leaves behind a legacy as not only the longest running comic based on a video game character, but th...[Read More]

Destiny 2 Beta Gameplay Impressions: Don’t Fix What’s Ain’t Broken

Earlier this week, the beta for the highly anticipated Destiny 2 was released. There is definitely much excitement to be had with this upcoming sequel as the original Destiny’s player base has grown tremendously since it’s initial release. I for one have been very optimistic for Destiny 2, and now that I have gotten some good time in with the beta, here are my impressions.

Life is Strange: Before the Storm – E3 Preview

For months, the world has speculated what might be in store next for Life is Strange and residents of Arcadia Bay. At E3 2017, Square Enix and Deck Nine Games confirmed that they had indeed been working on a new Life is Strange title and that it would be releasing later this year. Life is Strange: Before the Storm takes place before the events of the first game and will be releasing on August 31st...[Read More]

Marooners’ Rock Destiny 2 Beta Key Giveaway

We are mere days away from the PS4 and Xbox One beta for the highly anticipated Destiny 2! If you haven’t gotten a chance to pre-order Destiny 2 or you’re just unsure if you want to, then you’re in luck! As you all know we here at Marooners’ Rock LOVE giving away free stuff! We have been given keys for the upcoming Destiny 2 and we are more than happy to give some away! I know I ...[Read More]

When Might Generation 3 Be Coming to Pokemon Go

Earlier this year, Niantic released the second generation of Pokemon to Pokemon Go. Since then, players around the world have been attempting to catch their favorite Johto Pokemon on top of the former Kanto Pokemon. In order to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the release of Pokemon Go In North America, Niantic is holding a celebratory event from July 6th until July 24th. During the event, tr...[Read More]

E3 2017 Hands-On: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle may be one of the biggest surprises in video games this year. Who would have ever thought that we would be seeing Ubisoft and Nintendo work together to create a game that just screams XCOM. Well, my friends, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is real and it is a ton of fun.

E3 2017: Hands-On with Crackdown 3

I’ve played a ton of video games in my life, so it can take a lot for a game or mechanic to impress me. The freedom and movement and progression in Crackdown is one of the lucky bunch that has stuck with me since I first played it back in 2007 on the Xbox 360. I loved collecting orbs and seeing the progression along my path of destruction. So, when it was announced that Crackdown 3 would be ...[Read More]

Backlog Burndown #23 – X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter 

Greetings Backloggers! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Summer vacation has hit hard, and with it, backlog progress has largely ground to a halt. There is one game that I’ve finally finished, however, and that would be the late ’90s classic Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter – Balance of Power!

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