When faced with a zombie apocalypse, often the first thing one might think of is how they’re going to take down the hordes of the undead. This is certainly an important point to think about, but there’s something even I often forget to take into consideration: basic survival. How to Survive takes this concept and runs with it by stranding you on several desert-islands infested with zombies and tasks you with staving off your hunger and thirst in addition to the horde of ghouls that infest the islands.
Companion apps seem like they’re going to be one of the major features of the upcoming console generation. Many anticipated games have smartphone applications that interact either directly or indirectly with the full console release. One that hit the Apple App Store today was one for upcoming PS4 launch title Knack. This gem-matching game entitled Knack’s Quest has you matching relics instead of jewels and might just be a good way to kill a few minutes while waiting for the PS4 to launch next Friday.
A quick one today, this is the shelf I set up today. It gives me quick access to all of my legacy game consoles, and looks pretty darn good while doing it! Hope all of you had a good Wednesday and keep checking back for more Smashed Rook goodness.
You know what my favorite price is? Free. At any given moment there are usually a decent number of free games out there to grab. No, I don’t mean the games that are always free, I’m talking about the ones that usually cost money. So, I’ve gathered together all of the sources I usually check and have compiled it here for your consuming pleasure. Hit me up and let me know if there’s anywhere else I should frequent for free game, or perhaps just some that I’ve missed.
Our world is growing more and more connected every day. It’s gone from rude to almost assumed that smartphones come out at some point during dinner. Multiplayer in video games has felt quite a bit of this change as well. With rare exception from Nintendo, it seems that the norm for multiplayer is changing from something you do on the couch next to your buddies to over a webcam or headset. With that rise in the popularity of online multiplayer, we’re starting to see some games that don’t even give you the option to play by yourself, to the point where the latest game in the Call of Duty series actually lists “offline mode” as a feature
The world is just two and three weeks away from being rocked by the launch of new home consoles and I’m already getting excited. I have my console squared away, but the real tricky parts are the games. Sure, it seems like an easy task picking out awesome new games for your brand new system, but I’m here to tell you that there is a very easy trap to fall into. With all the sheen of your advanced new console, it’s easy to go overboard and buy games you might not otherwise. I call this phenomenon Launch Goggles, but there are different kinds, so pull up and chair and heed my words of warning.