It’s not often that a game makes me sit up and say “What the heck am I looking at?” in a positive way, but when I saw Battle Chef Brigade at PAX East, I had to give it a closer look.

GWJ Conference Call Episode 547

Mass Effect: Andromeda, Nier: Automata Demo, Korix, The Deeper Relationships to Games, Your Emails and More!

Don't Forget To Write...

When a writer stops being a writer, it's not necessarily bad. After years of words, an end can bring a new appreciation for what once was.
Duke Personem

April 3 – April 9

I was first introduced to the Persona series by my boyfriend (note: that would be shoptroll), who was playing through Persona 4. It was one of those moments where you learn something exists and you wonder why you had never known of it before, because it’s so clearly meant for you.
Who loves puns more than me? Abigail Corfman, for one. She’s the sole force behind Open Sorcery, and by her own admission is a huge fan of puns – bad puns in particular.

GWJ Conference Call Episode 546

Greg at Pax East, River City Ransom: Underground, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Coming to Big Franchises Late in Their Life Cycles, Your Emails and More!
PAX, and conventions more, er, conventionally, are like MOBAs. They’re big, loud, full of a lot of people and generally more enjoyable as a group. You go there with a role to play, and you better play it or you’re not going to have much fun. So consider this a character guide to going to a big convention.

March 27 – April 2

The last sports game I bought was Madden 10, which I bought about a year ago for sixty-nine cents. I traded it in recently, because my time with it only served to remind me that I haven’t followed football in nearly twenty years and that I have no concept of strategy.
Take one copy of the original Legend of Zelda. Add one cup of crushed Far Cry 2 and blend until smooth. Season with Monster Hunter to taste. Serve immediately.

GWJ Conference Call Episode 545

GWJ presence at Pax East, Zelda: Breath of The Wild, Nintendo Switch, Tales of Berseria, Ladykiller in a Bind, Dragon Quest Builders, we weigh in on East vs West: Video Games, Your Emails and More!