Megaquarium Review

By Frostilyte | November 19, 2018

Megaquarium is a game where you can make your own public aquarium. If being a fish tycoon sounds like fun than it’s worth checking out. Fishy Fun Published on Megaquarium Release Date: September 13th, 2018 Read more…

Mega Man 11 Review

By hamzah | November 16, 2018

Mega Man 11 delivers one of the best Mega Man experiences in a long time. It beautifully captures the style of retro Mega Man games and excellently emits a feeling of nostalgia. Mega Man’s world Read more…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

Super Mario Party Review

By Albert Corsten | October 22, 2018

Back to the Glory Days Published on Release Date: October 5th, 2018 Platforms: Nintendo Switch Developer/Publisher: Nintendo Price: 59.99 Plagued by a series of controversial game mechanics and design decisions, the Mario Party franchise has Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 13 – Towering Franchises

By Viewport Relay | October 18, 2018

Published on It’s been a crazy month for game releases, but not much for news. Nevertheless, Albert was able to dig a bunch of topics up for us to talk about! Want your thoughts featured on the Read more…

Reviews

Super Mario Party Review

By Albert Corsten | October 22, 2018

Back to the Glory Days Published on Release Date: October 5th, 2018 Platforms: Nintendo Switch Developer/Publisher: Nintendo Price: 59.99 Plagued by a series of controversial game mechanics and design decisions, the Mario Party franchise has Read more…

Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise Review

By Alex Nester | October 15, 2018

A Tough Boy Rolls into Eden. Until recently, the Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio has seldom taken on projects outside of the Yakuza series “mythos.” As the team prepares to ramp up development of their “future of Yakuza” Read more…

Floor Kids Review

By Frostilyte | October 12, 2018

Have you ever wanted to take to the streets and express yourself through break dancing? If so then Floor Kids has you covered. Developed by MERJ Media, Floor Kids is a stylish rhythm game where Read more…

Yoku’s Island Express Review

By Frostilyte | September 17, 2018

Considered by many to be an overpopulated genre, Metroidvanias have exploded recently, and that has brought us Yoku’s Island Express. Developed by Villa Gorilla, Yoku’s Island Express puts players in control of the eponymous Yoku: the new postmaster Read more…

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Review

By Tristan Jung | September 10, 2018

From crying at every obstacle to becoming a bloodthirsty hunter, Lara Croft can be seen as a metaphor for the rebooted Tomb Raider series itself. Although the games have been criticized at times for emulating other successful Read more…

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Review

By Alex Nester | August 27, 2018

With the Tojo Clan left in shambles from the happenings in Kamurocho that took place in Yakuza 1, the Dragon of Dojima Kiryu Kazuma only wanted to retire and give Haruka the life he never had. Read more…

Dead Cells Review

By Frostilyte | August 10, 2018

Dead Excellent Published on Dead CellsRelease Date:August 6th, 2018Platform: Windows, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Switch (Played on Windows)Developer: Motion TwinPublisher: Motion TwinCopy purchased Dead Cells, a rogue-like with a bit of Metroidvania elements, is the Read more…

Octopath Traveler Review

By Albert Corsten | August 6, 2018

Ambitious Journies Published on Octopath TravelerRelease Date:July 13th, 2018Platform: Nintendo SwitchDeveloper: Square Enix, AcquirePublisher: Nintendo Announced last year, Octopath Traveler set out with the promise of revitalizing our love for classic JRPGs. At first glance, Read more…

MOTHERGUNSHIP Review

By Frostilyte | July 24, 2018

My Gun is Fight Published on MOTHERGUNSHIPRelease Date:July 17th, 2018Platform: Windows, PS4, Xbox One (Played on Windows)Developer: Terrible Posture Games, Grip DigitalPublisher: Grip DigitalCopy Provided by Publisher A combination of bullet-hell and rogue-like insanity, MOTHERGUNSHIP Read more…

Features

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…

The Unusual Kindness of Celeste

By D.W. Wallach | April 14, 2018

About 20 minutes into this single stage alone and I’ve died 153 times. The character death animation isn’t gratuitous; your character touches an environmental hazard, and the sprite disappears in place of some circles radiating Read more…

What Makes a Game Good?

By Alex Nester | April 13, 2018

Published on Having read through a review, it is not always obvious why the reviewer pinpointed certain aspects of a game and how it contributed to the overall rating. In the simplest terms, the question Read more…

The (Lost) Game Awards 2017

By Tristan Jung | December 25, 2017

Published on It may have been a few weeks since The Game Awards, but many people are not aware that a couple of categories were not present at the show this year. I am happy to Read more…

How to Create a Collector’s Edition for Your Game

By Tristan Jung | December 3, 2017

Published on Hey there PUBLISHER_NAME! Are you looking to provide more value to gamers while padding your wallet with a bit more money? Want to do it in a way such that you don’t burn Read more…

Podcasts

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…

Viewport Relay – Episode 13 – Towering Franchises

By Viewport Relay | October 18, 2018

Published on It’s been a crazy month for game releases, but not much for news. Nevertheless, Albert was able to dig a bunch of topics up for us to talk about! Want your thoughts featured on the Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 12 – Oh, the Places We Game!

By Viewport Relay | October 5, 2018

Welcome back to the Relay. This episode we find out that we don’t really know much about the developers that make all our favorite games. There’s also a bit of sadness that goes around as Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 11 – Drought

By Viewport Relay | September 20, 2018

The viewport team is back from PAX West! And Distant Worlds! And a bunch of other things that we did that was not the podcast! We’re back to talk about the news, but to be Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 10 – The Good Doctor

By Viewport Relay | August 23, 2018

PAX West is next week! But before then, let’s talk about some video gaming news. This week we cover QuakeCon, Timesplitters, Realm Royale, Smash, and Steam.tv. Click through to listen to the latest episode of Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 9 – Royale News Network

By Viewport Relay | August 9, 2018

Welcome back to Royale News Network, the premier podcast for Battle Royale news? Just kidding. Welcome back to the Relay. This week we cover Fortnite, PUBG, Nintendo Switch, Artifact, and Valve. Click through to listen Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 8 – Enigmatic Enemies

By Viewport Relay | July 26, 2018

Published on This episode teaches you why you shouldn’t drink while recording. Welcome back. Want your thoughts featured on the podcast? Contact us on social media! Twitter: https://twitter.com/viewportgaming Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/viewportgaming/ Instagram: https://instagram.com/viewportgaming/ Here’s what we Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 7 – Best of the Bunch

By Viewport Relay | July 12, 2018

Published on The post-E3 drought continues! We were able to find some news scraps within the webs that are worth talking about. Albert brings back a new game, “Best of the Bunch” that everyone can Read more…