The Nintendo 3DS is Living Its Best Year in 2017

All eyes are on the Nintendo Switch this year, as well they should be. Nintendo has been in a weird place with home consoles over the last decade. The Wii...Read More

Fortnite Early Access Preview

Available On: PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 Fortnite exists in that odd space between a public beta test and a full release. Epic Games’ online tower-defense, third-person action hybrid can...Read More


No Game Over: Pyre and the Acceptance of Failure

I had mixed feelings about Pyre, the recently released tactical RPG by Supergiant Games. Despite my misgivings on how the story and gameplay were structured, I was fascinated by Pyre’s complete...Read More


Online Survival-Crafting Games are the New MMORPGs

Multiplayer survival-crafting games lack a succinct acronym or single genre-defining style, but they’re absolutely taking over the world of modern online gaming. Older MMORPG behemoths like World of Warcraft have...Read More


Ranking the E3 2017 Press Conferences

It’s a pompous, yet time-honored tradition to grade each publisher’s E3 press conference. Companies go through an interesting cycle every year where some have exciting new game announcements or console...Read More

Pixelkin E3 2017 Complete Coverage

EA Play Saturday, June 10 Electronic Arts’ EA Play media show spent the majority of its conference on Star Wars Battlefront II, including showing off a full 20v20 multiplayer match....Read More

We Have Reached a Golden Age of Space Strategy Games

Not long ago the strategy genre was struggling when it came to the final frontier. Fans of endlessly replayable strategy games and galactic empires frequently cite 1996’s Master of Orion II...Read More

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Survival with a Sci-Fi Twist: Planet Nomads Early Access Preview

Craneballs Studio’s first foray into PC development, Planet Nomads, is riding the waves of popularity that sandbox games have garnered over the last several years.Read More