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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 ...[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...[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 n...[Read More]

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 shoot...[Read More]

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 ex...[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 or...[Read More]

Giveaways

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 n...[Read More]

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 shoot...[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...[Read More]

Xbox One and Windows 10 GIGANTIC Beta Code Giveaway

If you’re like me I’ve been playing the game Gigantic for quite sometime even before Perfect World Entertainment picked up the game. Did I have a gr...[Read More]

3.5 Million Xbox One Prominence Poker Chip Giveaway

Yes, you just clicked a link in which we’re giving away in total 3,500,000 worth of poker chips out to those who play Prominence Poker on Xbox One. If you...[Read More]

Happy Dungeons Founders Pack Xbox One Code Giveaway

If you happen to be like me you greatly enjoy the team from ToyLogic and their creation called Happy Wars. I’ve lost count on how many hours I’ve pu...[Read More]

Previews

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 or...[Read More]

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 c...[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 Nin...[Read More]

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 Crackd...[Read More]

E3 2017 – Seven: The Days Long Gone – Much More Than Meets The Eye

Seven: Days Long Gone was a bit of a surprise to me when I got the chance to see it back at E3. When I was told it was an isometric open world RPG, I was a slig...[Read More]

E3 2017: Middle Earth: Shadow of War – Extremely Ambitious Sequel

At this past E3, WB Games and Monolith made a lot of effort to showcase as much as they could for the upcoming Shadow of War, the sequel to the surprise hit tha...[Read More]

Backlog Burndown

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...[Read More]

Backlog Burndown #22 – Highschool Possession

Greetings Backloggers! While I struggle through thirty-five year old shareware classics, this week I also took on one of Dharker Studio’s Visual Novels. H...[Read More]

Backlog Burndown #21 – Invisible Knight

Greetings Backloggers! A new month always means new freebies from various game services; to keep pace, I needed to finish three games this week to compensate fo...[Read More]

Backlog Burndown #20 – Flicky Bird

Greetings Backloggers! Nearly thirty years before Flappy Bird tapped its way onto phones and tablets around the world, a different semi-flightless bird bounded ...[Read More]

Backlog Burndown #19 – Kansei

Greetings Backloggers! This week I covered another Visual Novel, Kansei. The sequel to Jisei, Kansei picks up the story of our mysterious protagonist the day af...[Read More]

Backlog Burndown #18 – Invisible Zero

Greetings Backloggers! Thanks to some timely support from the team at Vysoko Anime Productions, I was able to resume and complete Invisible Apartment Zero this ...[Read More]

Daddy Gamer

Daddy Gamer Episode 07: Quest for the Code

Quest for the Code is an oddity of a game that sits very close to my heart and relates to something that has always been pretty important to me. Asthma, more sp...[Read More]

My Summer Games Done Quick Experience

Summer Games Done Quick, what is it? Speedrunning, what is that? Gamers play for charity? I didn’t know they did that. These are probably some questions g...[Read More]

Memorable Dads in Gaming

Father’s day really got me thinking about Dad in video games. A lot of games either have the dad completely absent with no mention or his role is simply o...[Read More]

Daddy Gamer Episode 6 – LA Noire

This was probably the most fun I’ve had making an episode yet! Going in with the intention of having a different look and feel to the skit segments was a ...[Read More]

Daddy Gamer Episode 5 – Chariot

This was a game that was a blast to play and review! The entire family got in on it, whether they were playing or not! Frima definitely created something specia...[Read More]

Daddy Gamer Episode 4 – The Last of Us

The Last of Us, is such a great game! The narrative helps pull you into everything it has to offer. Though too intense to share with Lil’ Gamer I seriousl...[Read More]

MMO's Tavern

MMO’s Tavern – Episode 5 “Because a Dwarf Star would make you smaller…”

Hello once again, Sorry for the hiatus but MMO’s Tavern is back and this week I talk about World of Warcraft, Destiny, and Star Wars: The Old Republic as ...[Read More]

MMO’s Tavern – Episode 4 “It’s the end of the World… of Warcraft…”

Greetings Everyone, In this week in MMO’s Tavern I talk about the upcoming patch 6.0.2 in World of Warcraft, Wildstar’s latest “State of the G...[Read More]

MMO’s Tavern – Episode 3 “The One That Didn’t Get Lost”

Greetings Everyone, On this episode of MMO’s Tavern I talk about the first patch for ArcheAge, the first ever Guild Summit for The Elder Scrolls Online, D...[Read More]

MMO’s Tavern – Episode 1 “The Return”

I have great news for you all, MMO’s Tavern is back! It’s been a while but my weekly column on the biggest news in the MMO market is back and this t...[Read More]

MMO’s Tavern – And one for my homies…

Howdy folks and welcome back to MMO’s Tavern. I hope you’re thirsty because this was a big week.

MMO’s Tavern – The Hulk Ate Last Week’s Article

Sorry about being closed last week, folks. Some heroes rolled in to town and they capitalized on my entire weekend, especially the green one. No use crying over...[Read More]

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Halo 5 Guardians Multiplayer Beta (First Impressions)

While early access for preview members and press went on for 48 hours on the 21st, I was given early access as well. While it’s still quite some time away...[Read More]

Batman Month

Batman Month: Animated! The Best Batman Episodes

As we bring our animated themed Batman Month to a close, it’s time to look at the episodes that shined a spotlight on the titular hero himself. So, for ou...[Read More]

Batman Month: Animated! The Best Joker Episodes

He’s the Dark Knight’s greatest enemy. A sick, deranged mind hiding beyond a colorful ridiculous exterior. As such, he’s had the lion’s ...[Read More]

Batman Month: Animated! The Best Villain Episodes

As we continue our look at the best episodes of the classic cartoon featuring our favorite Dark Knight, we come to one list I’m sure most have looked forw...[Read More]

Batman Month: Animated! The Best Supporting Cast Episodes

Batman month continues, my friends! As we proceed with our celebration of the greatest superhero cartoon ever made, we move towards the countdown of the best ep...[Read More]

Batman Month: Animated! The Best Monster Episodes

It’s back! As has been a tradition here on the Rock, October is once again Batman Month!

Marooners' Talk Podcast

Marooners’ Talk: Episode 045 – “2012 Wrap-Up – Best and Worst”

So we recorded this episode about a week and a half ago. There was one small bit of editing I needed to do, however, and other items, as you can see from our Co...[Read More]

Marooners’ Talk: Episode 044 – “The 44(00)”

So, it’s been just under three months since the gang last got together for a podcast. We’ve had a couple of episodes within that three month period,...[Read More]

Marooners’ Talk: Episode 043 – “Dance Rock Blitz”

With Episode 043 of Marooners’ Talk, “Dance Rock Blitz,” we had a chance to sit and chat with Nick Chester and Annette Gonzalez from Harmonix ...[Read More]

Marooners’ Talk: Episode 042 – “Shenanigans With Hoopy Froods”

Episode 042 of Marooners’ Talk, “Shenanigans with Hoopy Froods,” has a new-to-the-show guest. Former journalist, and current PR in the games i...[Read More]

Marooners’ Talk: Episode 041 – “Quality Journalism”

As you may or may not have seen, Episode 041 is actually the second half of Episode 040. Episode 041 of Marooners’ Talk, titled “Quality Journalism,...[Read More]

Marooners’ Talk: Episode 040 – “Assassin’s Creed III: Zombio Auditore’s Revolutionary Adventures”

Man, this one went ALL OVER the place. For the first time since all the way back in Episode 023, our Internet famous friend from the Twitters joined us for a ga...[Read More]

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