Series: What We're Playing

What We’re Playing: November

Rachel Stevens is playing XCOM: Enemy Unknown/Enemy Within on PC XCOM: Enemy Unknown/Enemy Within 2K Games/Firaxis Games Released: Enemy Unknown: October 9th 2012/Enemy Within: November 12th 2013 Developers: Firaxis Games, Feral Interactive (OS X, Linux) Publishers: 2K Games, Feral Interactive (OS X, Linux) Platforms: Microsoft Windows (what Rachel is playing it on), OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Linux, SteamOS Release dates: Windows, OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 NA November 12, 2013, EU November 15, 2013 Linux, SteamOS WW June 19, 2014 Genre: Turn-based tactics XCOM: Enemy Within is the followup to 2012’s critically acclaimed remake of UFO Defense, Enemy Unknown. While Enemy...

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What We’re Playing: December

Ginnis is playing Happy Street and Archie: Riverdale Rescue Happy Street Godzi lab Released August 1st, 2012 iOS and Android  Happy Street came out almost concurrent with Nintendo’s Animal Crossing game.  It is pretty much just another town building game with a deceptively simple premise.  Grow your village, make the citizens happy. Go fishing. Collect fruit from the trees.  There are main characters as well:  Helpful, handy Billy is the little fox dude who just wants his town and friends to be happy, so he works his little paws to the bone to get anything done they ask.  Pepin the...

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What We’re Playing: January

Al is feeling all the emotions. The Last of Us: Left Behind Naughty Dog Released: February 14, 2014 PS3, PS4  I have finally gotten around to playing The Last of Us’s prequel. And I am in love. Spending a lot of time with Ellie will really get the onions chopping. This dlc acts as a prequel to the already amazing Last of Us. The player gets to see Ellie and Riley together, playing games, goofing around, loving each other, before the inevitable turn for the worse. There isn’t as much action in this installation, but there are enough feels to...

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What We’re Playing: February

The winter chugs along, making staying inside gaming a better and better idea. Not that we need an excuse to spend the days rolling dice and wielding controllers. What are you all playing? Sarah is playing Don’t Starve and Unknown Armies, 2nd Edition Don’t Starve Klei Entertainment April 2013 Steam/Mac OSX Don’t Starve begins with an anonymous man looming over your unconscious body, telling you that you don’t look so good and you should probably find something to eat before night. He then disappears in a poof of smoke, and you’re left alone as Wilson, a scientist with the best Burton-esque pointy...

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What We’re Playing in March

Spring is beginning to arrive in the Northern Hemisphere and while the warmth is much appreciated, it’s not keeping us away from the games! What are you all playing this first month of sunshine? Wendy B. is back in Thedas Dragon Age: Inquisition BioWare, Electronic Arts November 2014 PC I finished this game with my Dalish elf (whose adventures you can follow in my Inquisition Diaries) and have finally returned to my dwarf archer so that I can explore the other options. Actually, first I went back to an old save with my elf so she could make out with...

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