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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]

All Featured Posts

Dustbiters Interview – Prepare for a Dust-topian Future

Ladies, Gentlemen, and all Rockers in between, the world as we knew it is coming to an end. In the next one hundred years, we could see the Earth on fire, globa...[Read More]

Diablo II: Resurrected (Xbox Series X) Beta Impressions

As the resident Diablo guy around here, I was actually just going to wait until release to play Diablo II Resurrected simply because I didn’t want to ruin...[Read More]

Back 4 Blood Beta Preview – Return of Left 4 Dead

After a decade of waiting, Left 4 Dead 3 is finally coming out….in a way. Despite fans of the Left 4 Dead franchise begging for Left 4 Dead 3 from Valve; ...[Read More]

Haven Park Interview with Fabien Weibel

When it comes to indie games, I keep an eye out for a variety going through my social media feeds. One game that recently caught my eyes was Haven Park from dev...[Read More]

The Forgotten City Interview – Marooners’ Rock Chat’s with Nick Pearce

For some time now, quite a few of us here at Marooners’ Rock have been following along with Nick Pearce the founder of Modern Storyteller, and his work on...[Read More]

Manifold Garden (PS5) Hands-On Preview

Last year, Independent developer William Chyr released Manifold Garden to consoles. In my Nintendo Switch review, Manifold Garden demonstrated that a heavy narr...[Read More]

Giveaways

M.A.R.S. Beta Key Giveaway

The lines between First-person and Third-person shooters are about to blur with Subgames’ new game Mercenary Assault & Recon Squad or M.A.R.S for short. Lat...[Read More]

Bless Unleashed PS4 Beta Key Give Away

Over a year has passed since we first previewed Bless Unleashed at PAX East 2019. If you missed our coverage of the preview you can click here to catch up. Duri...[Read More]

We Are Giving Away Preview Keys For Volta-X

The battlegrounds await the strong Volta players. GungHo Entertainment and Marooner’s Rock are giving away keys for a free preview for Volta-X right this ...[Read More]

Disintegration Closed Technical Beta Giveaway

I’m always in for a beta to give a game a good kick around and see what I can break. While I’ve done this for quite a few years on other projects, I...[Read More]

Giveaway – Power Rangers Battle for the Grid

Most writers here at Marooners’ Rock grew up with the Power Rangers, an American adaptation of a Japanese TV show that skyrocketed into pop-culture iconog...[Read More]

Bless Unleashed Xbox One Closed Beta Code Giveaway

Are you looking for access to Bless Unleashed for Xbox One? Well, look no further as we here at Marooners’ Rock have tons of Closed Beta codes for you! If...[Read More]

Previews

Diablo II: Resurrected (Xbox Series X) Beta Impressions

As the resident Diablo guy around here, I was actually just going to wait until release to play Diablo II Resurrected simply because I didn’t want to ruin...[Read More]

Back 4 Blood Beta Preview – Return of Left 4 Dead

After a decade of waiting, Left 4 Dead 3 is finally coming out….in a way. Despite fans of the Left 4 Dead franchise begging for Left 4 Dead 3 from Valve; ...[Read More]

Manifold Garden (PS5) Hands-On Preview

Last year, Independent developer William Chyr released Manifold Garden to consoles. In my Nintendo Switch review, Manifold Garden demonstrated that a heavy narr...[Read More]

Resident Evil Village Demo Impressions

Over the last month, Resident Evil fans have had the opportunity to learn more about Capcom’s upcoming Resident Evil Village. Resident Evil Village, also ...[Read More]

Monster Hunter Rise Direct Shows New Gameplay and Monsters

Early this morning, Monster Hunter, as part of a update to their new game Monster Hunter Rise, had a twenty-minute live stream that showed off new gameplay, mon...[Read More]

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 Warehouse Demo Impressions

The Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series is beloved by many skating fans. The original titles in the franchise shaped and molded the skating genre. Spawning many seque...[Read More]

Backlog Burndown

Backlog Burndown #29 – The Last Mission

Greetings Backloggers! Backlog progress severely stalled out over the summer, and I’ve once again been wracking up more free games to play than I’ve been finish...[Read More]

Backlog Burndown 28 – Forza Horizon

Greetings Backloggers! It’s been quite a while since I’ve managed to finish a game of the backlog, and the numbers really show it. Let me tell you, game convent...[Read More]

Backlog Burndown 27- Christmas in March?

Greetings Backloggers! Hooray, another Backlog, and it didn’t take me five months this time! That said, I also picked a Christmas game with a theme that made pe...[Read More]

Backlog Burndown #26 – Mine(crafting) The Backlog

Greetings Backloggers! Whoa boy, it has been a while since the last one of these, hasn’t it? Packing up the operation and moving to a new long-term location did...[Read More]

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]

Daddy Gamer

Daddy Gamer Episode 13 Untitled Goose Game

A new episode of Daddy Gamer featuring everyone’s favorite water fowl from Untitled Goose Game has finally arrived after a ton of major updates to the sho...[Read More]

Daddy Gamer Episode 12: Oxenfree

Nothing quite says Christmas than a months late slightly Halloween intended episode of Daddy Gamer! So here is your holiday-themed (though the wrong holiday) vi...[Read More]

Daddy Gamer Episode 10: Wizardry V

My first thought writing this feature is the fact that there are now 10 episodes of Daddy Gamer out there for people to enjoy! Wizardry V is the game that marks...[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]

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]

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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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