Heroes of the Storm – Ranked play & Beta release

If you were lucky enough to stumble upon my previous article, or simply get a HotS key before it entered Beta, you were able to experience and enjoy this game before that judgement day of January 13th. If not, here is a link – http://twentyoz.com/heroes-of-the-storm-a-very-playable-alpha/ Now… On the 13th of January, HotS entered closed Beta, and came one step closer to a finished game. Now beware that its only a step closer, and still quite a … Read More

Minecraft: The Redstone Starter Guide

Now that you’ve been playing Minecraft for a while, you probably want to start building something involving redstone. At first, redstone construction may sound overwhelming, but once you understand the basics, it’s a lot less complex than it first appears. Redstone is the Minecraft equivalent of electronics, but with a few differences. We’ll start first by discussing how redstone works at a basic level: In order for a redstone circuit to do anything useful, it must have … Read More

Killing Floor 2 Looks Like A Beautiful Nightmare

When the developer responsible for setting the standard for hardcore realism in first person shooters focuses all it’s talents on making round based survival horror you just know something really impactful is going to come out of that witches brew of dedication to detail. Tripwire Interactive’s sequel to it’s rabidly popular Killing Floor is really…….I’m almost lost for words. Let’s throw a few words out to describe what we are seeing in this latest Dev … Read More

Heroes of the Storm, a -very- playable Alpha

One would think that the MOBA genre is quite over saturated. You`ve got Dota, LoL, HoN, Smite and probably a dozen more similar games out there, competing in the same Arena. At least that is what I thought, and it seems I was wrong. Blizzard, one of the massive game development companies, known mostly for their Warcraft and Starcraft series, decided to push into the market, by bringing us “Heroes of the Storm”. So far the … Read More

Update: Alone In The Dark Illumination

There has been some new information released about the upcoming release of the new Horror Survival game Alone In The Dark Illumination. The release date by Pure FPS announced for somewhere around Thanksgiving in the United States. Atari started pre-orders on Steam on October 30th, which will give players access to the beta. It is available for Windows PC for $29.99 in the Steam store. For more information on the game please visit our earlier … Read More

It’s The Right Time For Alone in the Dark: Illumination

Halloween is just about here and so is pre-order time for an intriguing new Survival Horror Game called Alone In The Dark Illumination by Atari. Harkening back to it’s original Alone In The dark roots as the first 3d survival horror game, Illumination is a third person coop survival game that seems so interesting but so hard to pin down as to actual gameplay. The game has been in closed Alpha since the middle of … Read More

The Long Dark : More Than Paper And Glue

Taking a chance on a 20.00 early access game sometimes pays off. The Long Dark being developed by Hinterland Studios out of Canada is such a game for me. It isn’t finished. It isn’t nearly finished. It’s graphics are not high fidelity. Yet, while stylistically minimal, they suit the game just fine. They just work for me…those stylistically minimal graphics that resemble a Matisse or Paper Cutout Illustrations. Illustrations that capture the cold and loneliness … Read More

Something Evil This Way Comes

Remember doing things to get chased as a kid? Wicked things on Devil’s Night? Or maybe you went even further to get chased. The pump and adrenaline is or what you were after. Now have you ever had a nightmare? Of course you have but I mean one where you were being chased and maybe one leg was shorter than the other or broken or maimed. The stress and horror is what gives the rush. … Read More