February 1 – February 7

Europe and California have at least two things in common: I've never been to either of them, and SCS Software has. All I really know about the west coast of the United States comes from a business trip to Oregon last year.
Birthday Cake

Rabbitcon #1: The Intervention

“I don’t really want to do anything,” was my reply. There’s perhaps no more telling question about an adult’s mental state than “What do you want to do for your Birthday?” I was turning 38. And if I’m honest, I was probably clinically depressed.
GWJ flag

PAX South 2016 On the Go

Before Sam Raimi, but slightly after Ed Wood, there was Dan Smith. And yes, I do think Ace missed a boat by not naming him Alan Smithee.

GWJ Conference Call Episode 485

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak, Oxenfree, Lifeline, Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen, Karate Master 2 Knock Down Blow, Snow Day Games, Your Emails and More!
You all think I'm going to choose Pitstop Challenge, don't you? Well, I'd be lying if I said I wasn't tempted, but this week my glance turns to something more traditional. Bombshell is a game featuring a retired bomb disposal expert turned mercenary in a Sci-Fi ARPG with isometric combat.
I realize you play as a giant, ambulatory tree, but would it have killed them to add a run button?

GWJ Conference Call Episode 484

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak, Oxenfree, Diablo Season 5, Tharsis, Fairness in Games, Your Emails and More!

January 18 – January 24

The biggest surprise this week is not the sheer volume of titles dropping, it's the fact that three of them are dropping on the Vita.