Every week, compiling the list you see below is like a birthday party. Some weeks it’s one of those off-year birthdays when your relatives don’t know what to get you because you’ve already hit double-digits but aren’t yet in the teens, so you get a nice shirt that doesn’t fit, in a color you hate.
This past PAX East was loaded for bear with a massive overload of new IP to gawk at. One title that caught my eye was what appeared to be a colorful top-down shooter, but on closer inspection turned out to me much more. I had an opportunity to chat with Maxx Burman, game designer and co-founder of We Are Fuzzy games. I’ll let him give you the pitch for Sleep Tight:

Heroes of The Realm - Episode 18

Welcome to Heroes of The Realm, an episodic collaborative storytelling RPG made possible by our Patreon subscribers! Join Game Master Karla Andrich as she takes Cory Banks, Amanda Knowlton, Ariel Jaffee and Michael Zenke from the real world and back into The Realm.

GWJ Conference Call Episode 613

Dragon Quest Heroes 2, Battle Chef Brigade, FIFA 2018, Gatekeeping in Gaming, Your Emails and More!

July 9 – July 15

Looks like the post E3 doldrums are passing, and we’re starting to get some interesting titles in the mix again. This, after I spent too much in the Steam sale and added a dozen games to my already bloated queue. But you don’t want to hear about my “problems.” You want to hear about games.
I never remember what the four exes are in a 4X game. Explore, Exploit, Exposit and Execute? Examine, Express, Exchange and Extract? Extrude, Experiment, Extemporize, and Explode? Exit an adult film?

GWJ Conference Call Episode 612

Six Ages, Red Faction Guerilla ReMARStered, House Flipper, PC Building Simulator, Misfit Games, Your Emails and More!

July 2 – July 8

The remaster of Red Faction Guerrilla is out this week, which seems thematically appropriate. I’d like to take a moment to give THQ Nordic a shout-out for knocking those remaster names out of the freaking park.

Gamers With Lives - Julian Murdoch

Gamers With Lives Episode 1 - Julian Murdoch
Vampyr is not the game I thought it was going to be. I was expecting the ability to choose which kind of vampire I’d be evolving into, be that the monstrous Nosferatu model, or the posh Count Dracula type, and everything in between. This is not that game.