It should be no surprise that the Zelda franchise was one of my absolute favorites growing up. When I first got my hands on The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past one fine Christmas morning, I could hardly wait to run downstairs (the game consoles were plugged in to a TV in a den in … Read more“Zelda: A Link to the Past” Brings Fond Memories
When we were young, many of us had an imaginary friend that would help us make sense of life’s scary challenges. Maybe the friend was someone only we could see, or maybe the friend looked like a stuffed animal. In Exordium Games’ new episodic point and click adventure Bear With Me, a 10 year old … Read moreBear With Me Episode 1 Review: A Point and Click Adventure that Bears Investigation
What To Expect In This Episode: This week on Plug and Play Podcast….. Tim’s dish washer goes Ninja on him, while we wrap up the conclusion to Adventure Time Tuesday 2k16 with some awesome stuff! Zach ends up getting Amazon Prime BUT didn’t realize he somehow gets Student pricing SO it’s half off! Tim Finishes Batman … Read morePlug and Play Ep. 107 – Mo’ Money
Although the vibrant world of roguelikes isn’t something I used to focus on in the past, it’s a genre that has slowly grown on me over time. It’s certainly not one that I excel in, but it’s one that I don’t mind failing in if I have a good time along the way. A little … Read more“Barony” Shows Off My Failures in Dungeoning
Dreadbit brings us a skills-based, acrobatic platform shooter in the guise of Seraph, a title that seems to marry the gameplay styles of Mega Man X and Metroid. In Seraph, the player takes the role of an angel who was imprisoned by humans decades before the game takes place. After years of being held captive, demons … Read more“Seraph” Gives Us Acrobatics, Demons, & Guns!
Back in March 2016 I picked up a Razer Kraken USB headset to replace my dying Logitech G930 (a nice wireless set that had 7.1 surround support) and was quite happy with it. Recently, though, the Kraken started having issues with the surround sound feature dropping in and out and even with just “regular” stereo … Read moreReview: HyperX Cloud Core Headset
Like with a lot of the titles I’ve received over the years from Adult Swim Games, I had no clue what to expect from Headlander other than figuring it was going to be a strange, quirky experience. I’ll admit that my expectation was actually pretty accurate, but in a very good way! Headlander was developed by Double … Read more“Headlander” Offers Trippy Metroidvania Fun!
VITALS: TITLE: ABZU DEVELOPER: Giant Squid PUBLISHER: 505 Games PLATFORM: PC (also on PlayStation 4) GENRE: Adventure RELEASE DATE: August 2, 2016 PRICE: $19.99 USD When I first saw the promotional screenshots and artwork for ABZU in a press release I immediately felt drawn to play this game. Once I found out that ABZU is a spiritual successor to Journey I felt … Read moreReview: “ABZU” Takes Us Deep Beneath the Waves
There’s been a lot of talk for a while now about what the flagship card in AMD’s RX 400-series of cards could be. In their previous series, the 90 and 90X style cards were typically the enthusiast grade within the series, but AMD has previously stated that the RX 480 (released on June 29, 2016) … Read moreRX 490 — Polaris, Vega, and More!
I understand that even at twice the speed of light, your journey will take fifteen years? That’s right. We’ll be traveling so fast, our spacecraft will arrive before the transmission of this interview does. But, it’s still such a long trip, we’ll be put into sort of…coma…our heart rates will be slowed dramatically, to minimize aging during … Read moreLifeless Planet-Stroll With a Spaceman