Escape from Tarkov is being heralded as The Division on steroids. Basically it’s a hardcore MMO, but instead of running around New York mowing down dastardly wearers of the hoodie, players will instead be scrounging around a Russian city. Most gaming PCs might need an upgrade to support this one, as the lighting alone is some the best work I’ve seen in recent years. Combat seems to be ...[Read More]
If you’re a longtime reader of Marooners’ Rock, you know that I’m not a fan of MMOs. If this is your first time reading Marooners’ Rock, hello. My name is Lindsey and I am anti-MMO. Now, I’m sure that, based on this current admission, you’re wondering why I am writing an article about an upcoming MMO. The answer is simple: TERA kicks ass.
In an effort to combat the abundance of malefic and inappropriate behavior in their popular online multiplayer game League of Legends, Riot Games Inc. introduced a disciplinary system known as the Tribunal on May 24. This system allows players the ability to judge their peers who have been reported for violating the Summoners’ Code – a set of rules published by Riot to ensure courteous play and a ...[Read More]
If you were paying attention last week (and if you weren’t, what the hell?), you already know how excited I am for this week’s Steam release of Cloning Clyde. NinjaBee Games has released some rather interesting titles across multiple systems, so I anticipated the chance to play another of their games on my chosen platform. This simple yet complex side-scroller really caught my eye, a...[Read More]
If you are a fan of Old School gameplay, and are just as tired as I am over these over hyped, and often boring titles, you should listen up!One week from today (March 15th), NinjaBee and Bacon Wrapped Games will be releasing Cloning Clyde on Steam! Why should you care, you ask? Well, let me break it down for you.
Last week, I had the chance to sit in a roundtable discussion with Sony Online Entertainment’s Senior Producer, David Georgeson, and members of other gaming websites. The session, which lasted about an hour long, was not only a ton of fun but gave me a new appreciation for the MMO genre. Georgeson, who boasts an impressive resume, has been working in the industry for over two decades, having...[Read More]
About a week ago, I got one of Steam's announcements for a new puzzle-platformer, CreaVures, from Muse Games. As soon as I saw the first moments of the trailer, I knew I was going to buy this game! Imagine my surprise, when I received an email the next day, offering me a chance to review it! Sweeeeeeet!
A few minutes ago NinjaBee Games, the geniuses behind A Kingdom for Keflings and A World of Keflings, released a new trailer for their upcoming Steam game Cloning Clyde. This game is a collaboration between the NinjaBee team and Bacon Wrapped Games, and you really can never go wrong with bacon.
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As a newcomer to The Sims franchise, I have only played recent versions of the games. I loved The Sims 3 on PC, but the iPhone and Xbox 360 versions didn’t do it for me. When EA announced that a medieval version of The Sims would be coming out I knew it was going to be a game I had to have in 2011. Today, EA has made it even more difficult for me to resist the sweet temptations of The Sims M...[Read More]
It’s a new year and a new month which means that during the coming weeks we can expect some new games, new movies, new TV shows, and the returns of some favorites. Below is a list of games, movies, and shows coming out this month so you’re sure to not miss a thing.