I saw the Eco game at PAX Prime 2015, and I really liked it. It’s a “society simulator,” which means it aims to give players an experience that is not unlike living in the world.
The idea is that a meteor is gong to hit the planet in 30 days. You, along with your group of real people, are tasked with saving the planet. You have to develop your world’s technology to the point where you can deflect the meteor. But you have to steward your resources wisely so you don’t kill off the planet trying to save it. All this involves passing laws to protect the environment while developing your technology. Read More
PAX Prime was filled with great games of all genres. Some were from the big gaming companies. Lots were from indie developers. It was a difficult task to narrow down our favorites, but here are Pixelkin’s picks for the top games from PAX.
Check Out Technology Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Gaming With The Moms on BlogTalkRadio We went to PAX Prime 2015 and covered video games until our heads exploded. (We…
Eco looks a lot like Minecraft—the first person viewpoint, the blocky landscape, and tools such as picks and axes. But that’s just the beginning with this game. There’s so much more to it.
Welcome to episode 9 of Gaming With the Moms. This is the podcast where we chat about all that’s new in gaming and tell great stories about families. Host and Pixelkin Managing Editor Nicole Tanner leads us through the news and we all answer the questions of communications guru Kate Curtis, a self-proclaimed mom who hides her kids’ gaming devices. Kate also helped our own Linda Breneman on her recent Ignite Seattle talk (below).