Fight of Gods Review

On the third day he rose again…to fight? Jesus stars in Fight of Gods, where he and other religious figures partake in immortal combat for reasons that are never fully explained. The core concept behind the game was intriguing enough for me to give it a try. Does Fight of Gods provide an otherworldly fighting game experience?

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Jackbox Party Pack 5 Review

Jackbox Games caught lightning in a bottle with the Party Pack concept. Bundling a set of party games that are played with smartphones has livened up countless get-togethers the world over, including a few parties I’ve attended or hosted. The latest edition of the series marks the return of its flagship game You Don’t Know Jack, as well as four new titles to enjoy. Is this a worthy addition to the series or your next party?

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No Online Play for Asmodee Games on Nintendo Switch is a Deal-Breaker

Lost in the midst of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate hype, Asmodee released the first of their digital board games to the Nintendo eShop. While I have not played Carcassonne on the Nintendo Switch, the physical board game is one of my faves, and the iOS port is stellar. I’m confident that the core gameplay is intact.

However, there’s one feature that is missing from this game that makes its purchase unjustifiable for me: online play. It also looks like the rest of the games in this series so far are also lacking online play. Without it, I’m probably not going to buy any of them, even if these are great renditions of great board games. Especially at the price they’re currently being sold for.

This is especially head-scratching, as you could play Carcassonne online on the Xbox 360 a decade ago. Its exclusion here is simply baffling. Until we get online play in here, I don’t see any reason to buy these versions over the physical board games or the much-cheaper-and-probably-just-as-good mobile ports.



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Boss Rush: Episode 11

Final episode of the year! The crew is gearing up for the holidays while also trading stories about audience fails at sporting events. In terms of games, we cover Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu, Fallout 76, Red Dead Redemption 2, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and Celeste! Also, a surprise guest joins the crew for our latest game show! Who will take the belt into 2019 with them?

Thank you to everyone whose tuned in for supporting Boss Rush! We’re excited to pick things back up in the new year with our Game of the Year spectacular!



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First 90 Minutes of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Everyone is here. Including me! Join me for my first time playing the retail version of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! I unlock King K. Rool, Marth, and Ryu, before playing a few matches against my brother Randy!



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Attempting to Overcome My Smash Bros. Mental Blocks in Time for Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. should be right up my alley. I love fighting games. I love Nintendo. I even loved playing Smash Bros. during the Nintendo 64 and Gamecube days. So why do I have such a hang-up with enjoying the franchise now?

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Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu: Bailed Out By Zippy Zap in Saffron City!

I stumble into Saffron City and repeatedly enter fights with Team Rocket without healing my Pokemon. Whoops! More Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Let’s Go Eevee action!


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Shantae: 1/2 Genie Hero

Finally getting around to a game I’ve been eyeing for quite some time. Let’s play Shantae: 1/2 Genie Hero! Apologies for the abrupt end, but I was really enjoying this one so far!

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5 Reasons Why You Should Check Out Paladins

Ever since I started playing it a few months ago, I have been a champion for Paladins. While the hero shooter space is dominated by one big player who I will try to avoid using by name in this piece, its presence doesn’t invalidate the fun to be had in the alternative created by Hi-Rez Studios. Yet on numerous occasions, I’ve seen and heard from players that they won’t touch Paladins with a 10-foot pole because they’re either fans of “the other game” and don’t want to let go, or they dismiss it for not being the “other game”.

That other game is fantastic. In fact, nowadays, I play it more than this one. Ultimately, you’re allowed to play or not play whatever you like. However, I think it’s unfair how overlooked Paladins is relative to what it has to offer. Because of that, I was inspired to make this list of five reasons why you should check out Paladins!

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