Colin Murphy

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Conquest of Elysium 3 bound for Android (and maybe iOS)

Doctorate in cold rocking it.<p>About once a year, the Platform Exclusivity Gods look down upon Android with great pity and --in their benevolence-- …

Blackguards: Dark RPG Fantasy, 1 Turn at a Time

Tactical dark fantasy with a few bright ideas.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Why is it so hard to make a truly <i>dark</i> fantasy RPG? Blackguards claims it wants to lead …

I can't get over how beautiful Ultimate General: Gettysburg looks

Wow.<p>When we first saw Ultimate General: Gettysburg last year it was very early in the game's development and I assumed that its luscious development …

Horizon: It Turns Out a Lot of People Can Hear You Scream in Space

A long time from now, in a galaxy very, very near...<p>In my experience, the term “4X” is to gamers as “Dungeons & Dragons” is to everyday, tabletop …

Lemon Wallet, An App for Storing Payment and Loyalty Cards

Lemon Wallet is an app that allows users to store digital versions of their payment and loyalty cards, which can be used to make purchases in stores. …

App Store

Civ 5 mod creates D&D world of Faerun

A new <i>Civilization 5</i> mod has been launched set in Faerun, a fictional continent in the <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> world of <i>Forgotten Realms</i>.<p>Built by modder framedarchitecture, the mod offers 25 civilizations based on Faerun's races including Humans, Elves, Orcs and Dwarves. Policies have been replaced with …

Endless Space: Disharmony finds a new planet and heroes in November

<i>The Search for Auriga</i>, the first expansion to Amplitude Studios' 4X strategy game <i>Endless Space: Disharmony</i>, is set to arrive in November, publisher Iceberg Interactive announced recently.<p>The free update to the Windows PC and Mac game will introduce new heroes, a planet and a new feature called …

The Stanley Parable Review

I have always been someone who wants to go the "wrong" way first in games. When I sense that a game is trying to usher me down a particular path, to get me to run from left to right or maybe to charge straight ahead, I need to satisfy my instinct to go against the grain, to explore, to see what the …

'Faeria' Preview: Fantastic Fantasy Tactics

Abrakam’s <b>Faeria</b> is a turn-based strategy title that combines elements of hex-based tactical games, resource management, deckbuilding and digital card games, and more. With the deluge of free-to-play titles appearing in the same genre space this year, <i>Faeria</i> is going against the tide by promising a …

Starpoint Gemini 2 hits Steam Early Access

Space simulation role playing game, <i>Starpoint Gemini 2</i>, is now available from Steam Early Access for $19.99 on Windows PC, Iceberg Interactive and developer LGM Games revealed.<p>The price includes early access to the game's alpha build and a copy of <i>Starpoint Gemini.</i> As <i>Starpoint Gemini'</i>s sequel,</i> …

Transport Tycoon mobile: a reboot with 'a buttload of tweaks'

<i>Transport Tycoon</i> for iOS and Android isn't just a port of the PC original; it's a reboot of the series comparable to <i>Tomb Raider</i>, following the original's formula to the letter but making a "buttload of tweaks" for a mobile audience, according to port publisher AppyNation's Andrew Smith.<p>The code for</i> …

A Bloody Lot of Alternatives, An Animated Compendium of International Bloody Mary Recipes

Joe Presser has created “A Bloody Lot of Alternatives,” an animated compendium of international Bloody Mary recipes featuring the Bloody Shame, La …

Cosmology

Hardcore or bust: New wave of mobile strategy games target the core gamer

Shawn Foust doesn’t want to design casual games. As the vice president of game design at Quark Games, he made the upcoming Champs: Battlegrounds specifically for the hardcore gamer, the type of person who prioritizes their games over any other hobby or past time.<p>“I’m not making this so that every …

Surf Rock Cover of ‘The Imperial March’ From ‘Star Wars’

“These Are Not The Waves You’re Looking For” by Portland-based band 42 Ford Prefect is a wonderful surf rock version of “The Imperial March” theme …

Music Videos

7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

Little-Known Facts About Beards

Doghouse Diaries presents some little-known Beard Facts.<p>In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an independent web hosting company that …

Beards

Best mobile games of June 2013

The 7 Best Ways to Cook with Fresh Rosemary

Fresh herbs should arguably be kitchen staples year-round. However, spring is when we're especially drawn to them. A sprinkle of thyme, or a handful of chopped mint can turn the most mundane dish into something company-ready. Rosemary is one of these seemingly magical herbs, and we're sharing the …