Polygon’s April Release List

April begins this Saturday which means a new month and new games to play. Polygon has done the hard work of letting us know what games to look out for next month, but really you only need to know about one – Persona  5.  The JRPG that’s moving from a cult following to a mainstream success story. For more information about Persona 5 and the rest of the list of games releasing in April, hit the link below.


Microsoft’s Next Opportunity is Following Apple

You want to know how to get me to buy your video game? Have the platform you sell it on curate it for me. Example, Apple recently decided to highlight indie games in the App Store…and not the free to play games that litter the front page of the featured section, but premium games made by small teams. It’s something many people had asked for and when Apple finally decided to make that move, my wallet followed. In the span of a couple hours I picked up Oxenfree and The Adventures of Pip. Two games that embody the old school feel that I’ve been looking for. I’m a 16-bit kid at heart and no matter how ‘amazing’ AAA releases are, I’ll always want the games I played on Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis. Not to say that I won’t play new games, but when I find myself bored with what’s offered, I always find myself going back to the well of retro style games to rejuvenate me. Apple has found a way to my wallet and surprisingly, Microsoft has the opportunity to do the same.

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Mass Effect Reviews Are In – It’s “iight”

Reviews are in for Mass Effect Andromeda and so far it’s sounding like a game for the hardcore fans as some of the technical and UI choices hinder the experience. I’ll still end up playing it just off the strength of the original trilogy. Sidebar: the first Mass Effect was the best one lol.

Podcast Playlist

Spotify and Podcasts – the essentials to getting you through an 8-hour workday or five-mile run. Podcasts, which have once again jumped into the limelight, are how I keep up on the latest in gaming, entertainment and business news.  Here’s a quick list of what’s on my podcast playlist.

NPR – How I Built This

The TK Kirkland Show

Drink Champs

The Giant Beastcast

Fireteam Chat: IGN’s Destiny Podcast

Giant Bombcast

Kinda Funny Gamescast