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ReviewTubers: Lazy Game Reviews – LGR

Reviewing games in entertaining ways and keeping an audience is hard enough, but reviewing hardware too? That is its own beast entirely. It takes more research, tools, and mechanical prowess to properly review a piece of PC hardware, and Lazy Game Reviews, or LGR for short, has all of this in spades. LGR specializes in all things Retro PC, his videos take a look at not only games, but also hardwar...[Read More]

The Evil Within 2 Xbox One Code Giveaway

With the Xbox One X now out, many of you are looking for new games to play. Who isn’t! Well, today is your lucky day as we here at Marooners’ Rock will be giving away one lucky reader a copy of the game. If you’re new to the site we happen to welcome you to the site. For those of you that often come here, you’ll know the rules when it comes to giveaway. As you can clearly g...[Read More]

Metroid 2, a Discussion on Video Game Interpretation

While I haven’t reached the level of Metroidvania academics as others that create video game content and essays, I do consider myself versed well enough in the genre to confidently talk with those experts. Since the announcement of the official Metroid 2 remake, Samus Returns, I knew I had to at least ask the creators of AM2R to be guests on the Forever Classic Podcast. Join Zach Snyder and ...[Read More]

Five Awesome Things Revealed for Monster Hunter World

Alright, so I have been obsessively thinking about Monster Hunter World ever since its announcement. Did I mention that I cried at the reveal, tears of pure joy? I probably did, it was a big moment for me. Anyways, with some of the year’s last gaming conventions coming to an end, a plethora of new information has been revealed about this title. Here are five awesome new things in Monster Hun...[Read More]

Marooners’ Rock Awards – Best Games of PAX West 2017

Penny Arcade and ReedPOP have done it again! PAX West 2017 is a wrap and our Marooners’ Rock team has finally gotten a chance to cool down and come back to reality. PAX West – formerly known as PAX Prime – is arguably one of the best gaming conventions each year and is an event that everyone with a love of gaming should experience at some point in their life. This four-day weekend event takes plac...[Read More]

Top Games to Play on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can either be a wonderful excuse to do something extra for your significant other or a stark reminder of loneliness. In the gaming space, there are plenty of good reasons to fire up a console or load up a PC game on Valentine’s Day. We talked it over a bit and collected a short list of some of the best games to check out today, both for couples and singles. Singles Fire...[Read More]

Nintendo Switch PAX South Hands-On Preview

I asked everyone in the queue line what they were running to, what they wanted to see first. The obvious answer was the Nintendo Switch, which is definitely what most were waiting patiently for. The same thing was true of most of the press at the show. It was more orderly, but both sides of the booth were packed with a line and I took the shorter route to try out multiple games over trying The Leg...[Read More]

Top Ten Upcoming Indie Games of 2017 and Beyond

The world of independent game development has blossomed into a plethora of varied experiences, showing off levels of quality that rival studios with much bigger budgets and more people working for them. This is mainly in part to vastly superior distribution methods, with a lot of credit going to Steam and programs that support indies like the Xbox Live Arcade. We’ve seen games made in the si...[Read More]

10 PS4 Games Releasing in 2017

2017 is finally here! After a very memorable year, for better and for worse, it’s no secret that many of us are ready to start fresh with the brand new year. With a new year underway, we have many games to look forward across all platforms. As well as games to even potentially see more information in the upcoming conventions such as E3 (fingers crossed to see a Borderlands 3 reveal trailer i...[Read More]

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