A staple of my youth was the Christmas special. (Boy, we're really just jumping into it this article, aren't we?) Every TV show I used to watch had that special Christmas episode, and they always had one of two plots: 1) Curmudgeonly bastard gets the Dickens treatment. 2) Little kid gets to believe in Santa for one more year. That was it.
This week Lara Croft the Guardian of Light gets its somewhat overdue sequel, with my game of the week Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris.
Author's Note: This is the first review of December, and it so happened that I had four reviews queued up that were all by the same studio. This is complete happenstance, but when have I ever backed away from a bad idea?

Riding That Unicorn

I am trying very hard to think of the last time I joined a random multiplayer session on one of my consoles, and I have to admit that I am drawing a blank.
Dragon Age Inquisition, Heroes of The Storm, Game Coaching, Your Emails and More! This week Shawn, Sean and Julian talking about game coaching.
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

December 1 – December 7

If you live in the United States, then this Monday has two significant meanings for you. The first is that the refrigerator is becoming critically low of leftover turkey and stuffing, assuming either remain at all. The second is that it is Cyber Monday, a day in which work hours are spent scouring various websites for online deals and cut prices.
Time Played: 15 Minutes I'll never be able to un-play. Sponsored by: I have nobody to blame but myself. Nugget review: On this day where we're enjoying leftover bird, let me just say that I'm thankful I don't ever have to play any more of this game. Coq Au Vin review: I want to start this review with a tearful apology to the unfortunate GWJ member who received a green envelope
I flatter myself that I have a fair amount of self awareness. Sometimes this runs over into self consciousness, but I think I manage to rein it in enough to avoid losing too many work days to hiding under my blankets. One of the things I'm aware enough to know is that I'm ...
Dragon Age Inquisition, Far Cry 4, Home Bases, Your Emails and More! This week Shawn, Julian and Karla talk a whole lot of Dragon Age Inquisition and game homes!
Don't get too excited by the long release list this week. It may be wide, but it's about as deep as a pothole. This is what I always think of as "stocking stuffer" week, time where companies shovel out a great volume of stuff to stock store shelves both real and virtual.