Enigma plays Injustice: Gods Among Us. Find out whether he though it was as amazing as Superman, or as detestable as Lex Luthor.
Hello and welcome back to the Roost where we’ve gone from a series of articles meant to spark thought provoking discussion, to history, to a “Some Thoughts On” rip-off, to a top 10 list! But this isn’t just any top 10 list, this is my Top 10 Power-ups from Super Mario Bros.
Engima replays Kingdom Hearts, this time with the Final Mix content. Find out his thoughts in this impressions article.
This edition of Sef's Obscure Game Gallery goes on a trip overseas to see the Japanese take on the simulator genre! Games featured on this edition include Densha DE GO!, Toyko Bus Guide, and Power Shovel!
Lately there seems to be a monthly subscription box for everything. From shavers to food to underwear, everyone’s looking for that mystery monthly fix. IndieBox is an inventive new player in the subscription box industry that combines two of our favorite things: indie games and collectible trinkets. James Morgan, the President of IndieBox, is leading the charge for this creative venture and graciously offered to answer a few of our questions about the company, its founding, and its future.
Hello and welcome once again to The Roost. I’m sure you’ve probably dabbled in the MMO before, commonly known as the WoW-clone in many cases. But have you noticed recently that many have either dropped, or never even adopted a subscription model and instead have decided on one-time payments or keeping itself running through microtransactions? Today on The Roost we’ll analyse this trend and see what it holds for the future of MMO gaming.
Welcome again one and all, ladies and gentlemen, Sim and Mii alike. This is The Roost, and today we will be talking about what exactly makes simulation games fun. With the insane success of games like Simcity, Goat Simulator, and Tomodachi Life, we have to wonder why? What makes simulating life [whether it be of people, goats, or airports] such an interesting concept for a game? I mean aren’t games supposed to be a way to escape life?
Welcome once again to the Roost, we’ve been covering video game console history recently so you’d think we’d be doing it again. Nope! I’m sick of history so instead lets talk ideology. Welcome to The Roost, and this is an examination of the Ms. Male Character, the Smufette principle and the relationship between the industry and women.
After playing Dragon Age: Origins, enigma muses on the difference regarding narrative pacing of games as opposed to other forms of media.
Welcome, once again, to The Roost. Microsoft, computer software company, multibillion dollar name, Bill Gates. This is the story of how the company responsible for one of the biggest operating systems of all time broke into the gaming market, and how they would succeed where the likes of Atari and Sega would fail.
It's a week for getting Hype! Asher plays Divinity: Original Sin, Enigma completes Dragon Age Awakening, Baruti has a disturbing experiance, and Acharky loves Shovel Knight! The crew also discuss the days of demo disks, potato salad, and much more!
Hello one and all, and welcome once again to The Roost. Many of us know about the big three of Wii, Xbox, and Playstation, but did you ever wonder where Sony even got the idea to make a game console? I mean they’re a company that made VCRs and TVs why would they get into the game business? Well believe it or not it all started because of Nintendo. This time on The Roost we look at the beginnings of one of the big 3, the Sony Playstation series.
While Asher and Baruti were out partying for Independence Day, Acharky and Enigma hold down the fort with guests GamerWolf and Acharky's long tiem friend Lunatic! The gang wax about Killing Floor, Food Fight, The Elder Scrolls Online, Transformers Universe, Games as Art, and much more!
The gang are joined by everyone's speed running rhino Larathen! Together they discuss Summer Games Done Quick, Resident Evil 4, the Steam Summer Sale, Dragon Age Origins, and much much more!
It seems that Bowser, the king of all koopas, is at it once again. His attempts to melt all of Antarctica with a ton of industrial strength hair dryers failing, Bowser wondered how else he could take over the world that we live in. Then, the evil king got an idea: Time Travel!
Acharky, Asher, and Enigma are joined by artist Dutch! Together they discuss gaming auteurs, Ramen noodles, modding Skyrim, poop fights, Vagrant Story, Kingdom Hearts II and much more!
Welcome back to The Roost and our retelling of the history of handheld gaming. Last time we covered the early LCD games, Atari Lynx, and the beloved Game Boy line of handhelds. This week we’ll be going over the Nintendo DS family and Sony’s line of handhelds in as much depth as I can. We can’t start from the beginning this time, so we’ll start from the year 2004.
Enimga discusses some of the more negative aspects of Kingdom Hearts 2, and how they may have set the tone for the rest of the series.
It's a double header! First we've got our thoughts on this year's E3 along with Episode 34 of the GFBS podcast!