Viewport Relay – Episode 23 – Nintendo EA Power Hour

By Viewport Relay | March 7, 2019

Published on Nintendo and EA strike with a ton of news this week. Welcome to the Nintendo EA Power Hour. You can find all of our content (reviews, features, and of course, podcasts!) on our Read more…

Kingdom Hearts III Review

By Albert Corsten | February 28, 2019

Kingdom Hearts III Review Tale as Old as Time To say it has been a long time coming is an understatement when it comes to the release of Kingdom Hearts III. After more than a Read more…

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Million to One Hero Preview

By Frostilyte | February 26, 2019

Building for the Future Published on Million to One Hero Release Date: February 27th, 2019 (Early Access) Platform: Windows, Mac, Linux Developer: Over the Top Games Publisher: Over the Top Games Copy provided by publisher Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 22 – RIP Vita

By Viewport Relay | February 21, 2019

Published on The Vita is finally dying. Rest in peace. Other than that, it’s been a pretty quiet week! You can find all of our content (reviews, features, and of course, podcasts!) on our website: https://www.viewportgaming.com Read more…

Tetris 99: The Best Battle Royale

By Tristan Jung | February 18, 2019

Last Game Standing Battle Royale has been one of the fastest growing trends of the past two years in gaming. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been the main catalyst, wherein 100 players are pitted against each other Read more…

Wargroove Review

By Frostilyte | February 14, 2019

Wargroove is a tactics game inspired by Nintendo classics. Does it bring enough new elements to the table to establish itself as the new standard? Find out in our review. Tactically Sound Published on Wargroove Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 21 – Epic

By Viewport Relay | February 7, 2019

Published on I would like to thank everyone that notified me that Episode 20 was cut off at the beginning. And by that, I mean no one. I was trying to fix it, but it’s Read more…

Tower Princess Preview

By Frostilyte | February 6, 2019

Published on Tower Princess is a game I recently played a demo for, and which just launched a Kickstarter campaign. It’s a game promising a procedural dungeon crawling experience with light puzzle, platforming, and combative Read more…

Reviews

Million to One Hero Preview

By Frostilyte | February 26, 2019

Building for the Future Published on Million to One Hero Release Date: February 27th, 2019 (Early Access) Platform: Windows, Mac, Linux Developer: Over the Top Games Publisher: Over the Top Games Copy provided by publisher Read more…

Wargroove Review

By Frostilyte | February 14, 2019

Wargroove is a tactics game inspired by Nintendo classics. Does it bring enough new elements to the table to establish itself as the new standard? Find out in our review. Tactically Sound Published on Wargroove Read more…

Tower Princess Preview

By Frostilyte | February 6, 2019

Published on Tower Princess is a game I recently played a demo for, and which just launched a Kickstarter campaign. It’s a game promising a procedural dungeon crawling experience with light puzzle, platforming, and combative Read more…

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition Review

By Alex Nester | January 30, 2019

Shining Bright, Brave Vesperia! Releasing in 2009, Tales of Vesperia enjoyed a moderate level of success worldwide despite being an Xbox 360 exclusive. Various stated circumstances had prevented a western release of the enhanced PlayStation 3 version, Read more…

Slay the Spire Review

By Frostilyte | January 28, 2019

Slay the Spire Review Slay the Spire is a rogue-like, deck building game. After over a year in Steam Early Access did Mega Crit Games create a stellar game? Read our review to find out. Read more…

Overcooked 2 Review

By Frostilyte | January 18, 2019

Foray into nightmare kitchens with your friends to serve up delicious teamwork. Does Overcooked 2 have what it takes to serve up a 5 star game? Find out in our review. Cooking Up Fun Published Read more…

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Review

By Tristan Jung | January 3, 2019

The Ultimate Test As Hideo Kojima is to Metal Gear Solid, and Tetsuya Nomura is to Kingdom Hearts, Masahiro Sakurai has been the face for Super Smash Bros. for almost 20 years. He has always Read more…

Fallout 76 Review

By Tristan Jung | December 6, 2018

Identity Crisis Fallout 76 at its surface is a dream come true for many fans of the franchise. The ability to meet and interact with other players online while they roam Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic world. Grouping up Read more…

Tsioque Review

By Frostilyte | December 4, 2018

Join Tsioque on her quest to escape her home castle where she’s been imprisoned by a dark wizard. Not all is as it seems though. Read what we thought of this charming point and click Read more…

Features

Tetris 99: The Best Battle Royale

By Tristan Jung | February 18, 2019

Last Game Standing Battle Royale has been one of the fastest growing trends of the past two years in gaming. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been the main catalyst, wherein 100 players are pitted against each other Read more…

Itch.io Spotlight: Realistic Teen Witch Simulator

By D.W. Wallach | January 16, 2019

16 Realist Teen Witch Simulator is a new text-based adventure by journalist, editor, and writer Kris Ligman. Made in Twine, this delightful text adventure guides the player through the process of gathering the materials necessary Read more…

The (Lost) Game Awards 2018

By Tristan Jung | December 31, 2018

Once again, viewport finds the lost awards from the 2018 Game Awards. You’re welcome, Geoff.

The Wonderful, Weird World of AI Generated Pokemon

By D.W. Wallach | December 18, 2018

  How an emergent field of mathematics can reshape the familiar franchise characters In mid-October, Twitter user @Mushbuh tweeted out a link to the 3,020 Pokémon they generated with the help of an AI algorithm called GAN, Read more…

Best Video Game Title Screens

By Tristan Jung | November 7, 2018

Published on One of the most under-appreciated parts of a video game is the title screen. Often ignored or immediately skipped by players, it’s a shame when developers put in the time and effort to Read more…

How Much Time Does the 3DS Have Left?

By D.W. Wallach | October 23, 2018

With a new Switch on the way, what’s next for the handheld console? Published on In February 2004, Nintendo President Hiroshi Yamauchi expressed his feelings of urgency about the next Nintendo console after the poor Read more…

Attentat 1942 and a New Era of Games in Germany

By D.W. Wallach | September 24, 2018

On August 8, Germany’s video game classification board, the USK, announced that they would be lifting their blanket ban on Nazi imagery in video games. This follows a decision by the Attorney General in May Read more…

Could Video Game QA Be the Next Field to Face Scrutiny for Work Conditions?

By D.W. Wallach | September 4, 2018

Like any massive undertaking of art, a single Triple-A video game is an artifact encapsulating the dozens of unique sectors of skilled, professional labor that went into its creation. So much of that labor is Read more…

The Turing Tests of PUBG Mobile

By D.W. Wallach | July 11, 2018

In 1950, Alan Turing first proposed the concept that would eventually become known as “The Turing Test.” He proposed that instead of trying to answer the question of whether machines can think, we should instead ask Read more…

Podcasts

Viewport Relay – Episode 22 – RIP Vita

By Viewport Relay | February 21, 2019

Published on The Vita is finally dying. Rest in peace. Other than that, it’s been a pretty quiet week! You can find all of our content (reviews, features, and of course, podcasts!) on our website: https://www.viewportgaming.com Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 21 – Epic

By Viewport Relay | February 7, 2019

Published on I would like to thank everyone that notified me that Episode 20 was cut off at the beginning. And by that, I mean no one. I was trying to fix it, but it’s Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 20 – Who’s the Boss?

By Viewport Relay | January 24, 2019

Published on The calm before the storm. Kingdom Hearts III, Wargroove, Resident Evil 2 Remake. You can find all of our content (reviews, features, and of course, podcasts!) on our website: https://www.viewportgaming.com Want your thoughts featured on Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 19 – Need for Speedo Part 2

By Viewport Relay | January 10, 2019

Published on Don’t… ask about the title. Just listen to the episode. Tristan decided to start a Mahjong match in FFXIV an HOUR before the recording time and it still didn’t finish until halfway into Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 18 – Goodbye 2018

By Viewport Relay | December 27, 2018

Published on Welcome to the last episode of 2018! Hope you have all been enjoying your holidays. We wrap up the year with some straggler news, and a quick look back at the best and Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 17 – Quality Control

By Viewport Relay | December 13, 2018

Published on Albert is out on assignment; er… actually he’s just out. That means Alex and I have to hold down the fort. And what does that mean? Random talking about Japanese video games without Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 16 – Fallout 76 Sucks

By Viewport Relay | November 29, 2018

Published on Although we talk about a lot of different things in this episode, one thing stays constant: Fallout 76 sucks. And Tristan is pissed. You can find all of our content (reviews, features, and of Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 15 – We Got Phones

By Viewport Relay | November 15, 2018

Published on Blizzcon happened! Smash Direct happened! Lots of news to talk about! Remember to have your phones ready because that’s where all AAA gaming is moving towards. You can find all of our content Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 14 – THE NUMBERS, WHAT DO THEY MEAN?!

By Viewport Relay | November 1, 2018

Published on Red Dead Redemption 2 is finally out! That means that we didn’t have time to do anything for the past two weeks- just kidding. Tristan absolutely hated the game and Albert & Alex Read more…