Author: Brenda Noiseux

Get Your Game on Wednesday: The Return of Atari

Happy Wednesday, gaming lovelies! It’s been a while since I’ve crashed your screens. This week’s column brings on the nostalgia of my youth, pokes fun at the gaming industry and other fun news you can use. Read on for more! Paging nostalgia. Atari is on line 2  Yup, I’m old enough to remember gaming on the Atari 2600. Unlike the announcement of classic NES mini console, the new Ataribox barely stirs excitement in me. I admit, I’m curious, but even the 21 second preview leaves me scratching my head as to what the heck this thing will actually do....

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Get Your Game on Wednesday: Representation in Prey and Trolls in Counter-Strike

Howdy, gaming lovelies! I’ve been on the road a bit so it feels good to be back. With Memorial Day Weekend coming up, I’m hoping to catch a few tabletop games while drinking sangria on the patio. What about you? Tell me all the juicy plans in the comments below. Now, on to the news! Representation Matters – It’s All In the Details Raise your hands and do a dance, lovelies, because Prey‘s lead designer Ricardo Bare gets it. He understands the concept that not only does representation matter but that it’s not about tokens either. Details go a long...

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Get Your Game On: It’s Crossover Week!

Gamers love world building! It’s almost like there’s something in our DNA. This week’s news is chock full of how our favorite universes are coming at us from all directions. Squee! Blockbuster Movie/Game Combo Excitement! This week gave us all the geeky movie/game crossover drama we could possibly want. First up, just in time for the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 May 5th movie release, was the release of the first episode of the new Guardians of the Galaxy game from Telltale Games. Early accounts are positive, but the game continues with Telltale’s interactive drama flair. Last week...

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The Whirlwind of PAX East 2017

PAX East continues to be one of the largest annual conventions I attend. PAX East 2017  marked my fifth one. You might think it might get easier, but that cake is a lie. PAX East is so big with so much to see, it’s overwhelming every single year. This year, I decided to focus on a few key areas: panels and indie games. Panels, panels and more panels! To mix things up, this year I decided to hit up panels. The first year I attended I didn’t even know PAX East had panels! The panel lines at PAX East...

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Get Your Game On: Chin Up, Destiny Fans!

Happy Wednesday, gaming lovelies! I hope your week is already filled with lots and lots of happy gaming! I’m sitting here waiting patiently for my next board gaming convention to arrive. Not soon enough! Let’s both get a little gaming fix with this week’s news. Happy sadness for Destiny fans Be kind to your Destiny pals today. Monday’s Twitter announcement that Destiny 2 is in the works means that yesterday’s “Age of Triumph” update was the last update for Destiny 1. Over the past three years, the average Destiny 1 gamer has clocked over 100 hours. Game developer Bungie,...

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