Monday eXcursion: Warhammer – Vermintide 2

Unless you are striving to avoid all things geek, then surely you’ve heard of Warhammer. You know, that Warhammer. The glorious spawn of Games Workshops, whose name is synonymous with fantasy awesomeness, strategy and tactics games, and unfortunately questionable business practices. But it’s a hell of franchise any way you slice it. For decades, the … Continue reading Monday eXcursion: Warhammer – Vermintide 2

PC Platform Showdowns & The Phoenix Point Fiasco

As some of you may have heard, Phoenix Point (the upcoming XCOM-like from the original designer of X-COM) has switched to exclusive sale and distribution on Epic Games Store (EGS) for an entire year. This of course has many people incensed, as people who backed the project on Fig or through subsequent pre-orders did so … Continue reading PC Platform Showdowns & The Phoenix Point Fiasco

Monday eXcursion: Star Control Origins

Accolade published Star Control II: The Ur Quan Masters in 1992. PC gaming was - if not in its infancy - a drooling, stumbling toddler. The original Civilization had only just released the previous year. It was an early time in game design and most of the tropes, conventions, and even the genres we’re so … Continue reading Monday eXcursion: Star Control Origins

What’s The Future Of Civilization VI: An eXposition

Civilization VI (Civ6) came out October 21, 2016. Since its release, the game has undergone many changes with frequent seasonal updates, faction-oriented DLC releases and a full-blown expansion called Rise and Fall (Feb 2018). But Firaxis is not done yet. The next expansion, set for release on Feb 14, 2019 called Gathering Storm, is almost … Continue reading What’s The Future Of Civilization VI: An eXposition