Chris Joslin

  • Gaming

    The Disney Afternoon Collection Announced

    by on March 28, 2017 at 9:42 am

    If you grew up in the late 80’s and early 90’s you likely watched Disney cartoons after school. Starting with the Gummi Bears in 1985, then Duck Tales (my personal favorite) in 1987, and many more followed, each with… Read More

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    ‘Blaster Master Zero’ Review: Blast From The Past

    by on March 28, 2017 at 8:16 am

    I was almost 11-years-old on Christmas day, 1988, and I still remember getting one of my favorite NES games, Blaster Master by Sunsoft. From the amazing intro, to the original gameplay, Blaster Master was so different than any previous… Read More

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    ’88 Heroes’ Review: I Need A Hero

    by on March 24, 2017 at 6:33 pm

    In 1988, on August 8, at 8:08, the evil Dr. H8 announced his plan to destroy the earth in 88 hours with 88 nukes if he is not paid 88 octillion dollars. Earth called upon its greatest heroes, but… Read More

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    ‘Chaos Code: New Sign of Catastrophe’ Review

    by on March 23, 2017 at 8:33 am

    Ah, the old days of fighting games. I remember when you couldn’t turn around in an arcade without seeing a new one almost every week. Some companies focused only on that market and created game after game, SNK for… Read More

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    ‘Styx: Shards of Darkness’ Review: Sneaking Again

    by on March 22, 2017 at 11:32 am

    Styx: Shards of Darkness is the sequel to 2014’s Styx: Master of Shadows, and third in the Of Orcs and Men series from developer Cyanide. Players control a smartass goblin named Styx, a master of stealth, and thief extraordinaire.… Read More

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    ‘Loot Rascals’ Review: Gimmie The Loot

    by on March 22, 2017 at 7:09 am

    Loot Rascals is the latest indie game from developer Hollow Ponds. A turned-based, one death “rogue-like” game, players control an astronaut stuck on an alien planet. With your trusty AI there to help, you make your way along the… Read More

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    ‘Lego Worlds’ Review: Blockcraft

    by on March 17, 2017 at 9:24 am

    LEGO Worlds is the latest entry from the LEGO company and developer TT Games. An online sandbox building game where players travel between “worlds” created by other players and complete quests, discover new building tools, or create whatever they… Read More

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    ‘Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove’ Review: Fun In Spades

    by on March 14, 2017 at 4:49 pm

    Shovel Knight is a retro indie game released in 2014. Using NES-style graphics and classic platform play similar to Duck Tales (NES) and Zelda II (NES), Shovel Knight received critical acclaim, and some say started a retro side-scrolling platformer… Read More

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    ‘Death Squared’ Review: Dying With Friends

    by on March 10, 2017 at 2:41 pm

    Death Squared is a new indie puzzle game from SMG Studios for the PlayStation 4. Players control various colored block robots as they move along various suspended platforms with the object of getting each block on its corresponding color… Read More

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    ‘Ys Origin’ Review: Worth The Wait

    by on March 7, 2017 at 12:40 pm

    Ys Origin is a prequel to the Ys series, originally released for PC in Japan in 2006, then the U.S. in 2012. Now developer DotEmu has brought Ys Origin to the PlayStation 4. Players pick from two heroes, an… Read More