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The Banner Saga: Turn Based Classic

Let me start this review off by noting that I am late to this party.  The Banner Saga, produced by Stoic Games and published by Versus Evil, was originally released in January of 2014 after a successful Kickstarter campaign.  However, it was not until earlier this week that I picked up this interesting find when it…

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Destiny is Calling- Alpha Impressions

Destiny, is an open world, co-op, massively multiplayer online, first-person, action-adventure game that takes place in the future across several planets and landscapes. It’s a game where you have the freedom to explore areas the way you want, but with guidance to progress through levels. It also lets you participate in player vs player competitive…

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Black Oni Podcast Episode 26: Reflecting on E3

Now that E3 is over, let’s take a moment to reflect on what transpired. Join Jae_Blaze06, SoiLakaSOAD, and BauerKillz, as we touch on some of the specifics about the show and the ones that stole our hearts. Download here. Agenda 1- I-I-I-Iiiice Breaker!! 2- Gamin’ 3- Gamin’ News 4- Hot Topic 1- INTRO/ I-I-I-ICE BREAKER!!!…

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The 80s are strong with this one…

SUPER TIME FORCE!! Sounds like a name ripped straight out of the pages for some cheesy 80’s action movie (love those films In a way, that’s kind of what this game is like: ridiculous, futuristic (yet 8bit-ish), a bit over the top, and balls to the wall. It’s like contra meets….Prince of Persia? I don’t…

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Black Oni Podcast Episode 25: E3 Nerdgasm

E3 is STARTING TODAY! Join Jae_Blaze06, SoILakaSOAD, and theonekk on this very AWESOME episode of the Black Oni Podcast!! Download here Agenda 1- I-I-I-Iiiice Breaker!! 2- Gamin’ 3- Gamin’ News 4- Hot Topic 1- INTRO/ I-I-I-ICE BREAKER!!! • What is your fondest memory of E3, and what was it like? 2- GAMIN’ • Whatcha playin’?…

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Top 5 Ways Sony Can Win at E3

Sony has been making quite a splash in the games industry since it’s first foray into the market. After the hit that was Playstation 1, the Playstation 2 came out and became an instant hit. Fast forward to the PS3 era, and we saw a gaming behemoth get taken down a peg, and brought back…

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Black Oni Podcast Episode 24: PRE-E3!!!

E3 is NEARLY UPON US! Join Jae_Blaze06 and SoILakaSOAD on this very new format for another awesome episode! Download MP3  Agenda 1- I-I-I-Iiiice Breaker!! 2- Gamin’ 3- Gamin’ News 4- Hot Topic 1- INTRO/ I-I-I-ICE BREAKER!!! • What was the most exciting E3 for you? 2- GAMIN’ • Whatcha playin’? • Latest/New game releases: Mario Golf World…

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Top 5 Ways Microsoft Can Win At E3

Microsoft disappointed a lot of people last year at E3. From the DRM they were sticking to, the always on & required Kinect sensor, price of the console (due to the Kinect), the anti-consumer policy on used games, the always online requirement, and terrible PR marketing and messaging; they really just made a wrong move…

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Black Oni Podcast Episode 23: All Aboard The Hype Train!

Join Jae_Blaze06 and JCMac120 in this fupic conversation about the “Hype Train” and craziness going on in the gaming industry today!! Download MP3  Agenda 1- I-I-I-Iiiice Breaker!! 2- Gamin’ 3- Gamin’ News 4- Hot Topic 1- INTRO/ I-I-I-ICE BREAKER!!! • What is the most overhyped game in your opinion? 2- GAMIN’ • Whatcha playin’? • Latest/New…