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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 w...[Read More]

There will be no Loot Boxes in Monster Hunter World

Capcom has had some rough patches over the years, especially when it comes to cancelling Mega Man games, making weird mobile ports, and still saying nothing abo...[Read More]

Five Fast Last Minute Halloween Costumes for Gamers

Good news! You’ve gotten a last minute invitation to a Halloween party tonight! Bad news! Your plans were to stay in, turn off all the lights, play in the...[Read More]

Batman Month: Storylines to Base Ben Affleck’s Solo Film on

As we close out this year’s Batman Month, we’re going to look at one thing I’m super curious about: the possible ideas for Ben Affleck’s...[Read More]

Daddy Gamer Episode 08: DragonLance Movie

DragonLance helped define me as a person. I am a huge fan of Lord of the Rings, Kingskiller Chronicles, Forgotten Realms, Dungeons and Dragons, and by extension...[Read More]

Batman Month: The Best Animated Movies

There are tons of animated films starring the Dark Knight, but which are really worth your time?

Giveaways

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 w...[Read More]

Enter Our Neverwinter: Tomb of Annihilation Gorgon Mount Giveaway!

In celebration of free-to-play action MMORPG Neverwinter: Tomb of Annihilation’s launch on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on September 12th, we have partnered...[Read More]

Beta Keys Giveaway for Digital Extreme’s The Amazing Eternals

Marooners’ Rock just got a ton of keys for the upcoming beta of The Amazing Eternals. From Digital Extremes, the creators of the free-to-play Warframe, Am...[Read More]

Call of Duty: WWII Beta Code Giveaway

The private beta for the highly anticipated Call of Duty: WWII is less than 2 days away! The newest addition to the franchise is going back to its roots with a ...[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]

Previews

BioMutant PAX West 2017 Hands-On

There were quite a few brand new IPs being presented at PAX West this year, but not many from the bigger studios. Most of them had new titles of their popular I...[Read More]

HyperX Cloud Alpha Headset PAX West Hands-On

I game and travel—A LOT. I also stream, host events, and (if I can’t sleep) game in bed. So, it’s important to me have a headset that is comfortable, reliable, ...[Read More]

Total War: Warhammer II Hands-On PAX West 2017

The Total War series has always been a series that has been on my radar, appealing to my interest in games like Civilization, Age of Empires, and Warcraft. Thou...[Read More]

Super Mario Odyssey PAX West 2017 Hands-On Preview

Cappy has captured our hearts and Super Mario Odyssey has proven to be a show stopper at PAX West! With Super Mario Odyssey being one of the most highly anticip...[Read More]

Monster Hunter World – PAX West 2017 Hands On

For the past few years, Monster Hunter fans have mostly had to make their hunts on the 3DS. They are amazing games and they really push the 3DS to create some o...[Read More]

King of Cards – A Shovel Knight Expansion Preview

While I missed out on traveling to Seattle for PAX West, I did get an awesome gesture by being given access to the King of Cards demo that was being played ther...[Read More]

Backlog Burndown

Backlog Burndown #25 – Army Gals

Greetings Backloggers! After saving most of Earth’s chicks last week as Duke Nukem, the perfect follow-on would be a visual novel about being lost in the forest...[Read More]

Backlog Burndown #24: Duke Nukem Forever and Ever

Greetings Backloggers! Welcome back from summer vacation. The Burndown spent the summer trying to get a tan, and then a lot more of the summer hiding away from ...[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...[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]

Daddy Gamer

Daddy Gamer Episode 08: DragonLance Movie

DragonLance helped define me as a person. I am a huge fan of Lord of the Rings, Kingskiller Chronicles, Forgotten Realms, Dungeons and Dragons, and by extension...[Read More]

Daddy Gamer PAX West 2017 Video

I recently went to PAX West and it was amazing! Check this video where I go over the Daddy Gamer PAX West 2017 experience! I got to play some really fun games, ...[Read More]

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]

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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