Zombie netiquette - That VideoGame Blog

Zombie netiquette



Alright guys, with the recent release of the new Call of Duty, we're getting a new zombie experience. Some differences to watch out for is the addition of the class systems and the change from Juggernog perk into an armor system. I think it's time to go over some basic...

REVIEW / Party Hard Tycoon (PC) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Party Hard Tycoon (PC)



Something about "tycoon" games makes them, in my opinion, either completely hit-the-mark-on-every-level or miserable-flop; there is no in between. We either get so hooked that we want to spend every waking minute watching our virtual bank balances expanding or would have more fun discussing our real life loan repayments with...

The Best Gaming Chair of 2017 (Chair is the New Bed)

The Best Gaming Chair on the Market Today (November, 2017)





Let’s face it – a standard stool or a boring office chair isn’t made for gaming.

And while it might be comfortable, it simply doesn’t provide the amount of comfort that necessary for the best possible gaming experience.

A decent chair that is specifically built for gaming will be bigger, allow...

Tactical Monster Rumble Arena is unleashed on Steam - That VideoGame Blog

Tactical Monster Rumble Arena is unleashed on Steam



I have a real soft spot for the tactical genre. Generally, turn based strategy games lend themselves to this tag. It's always nice to be able to think about what you're about to do before you do it. The problem with real time strategy is everything feels a bit rushed...

Why I cannot trust a new Mario movie - That VideoGame Blog

Why I cannot trust a new Mario movie



Recently, reports have started coming out that Nintendo is close to finishing a deal with Illumination Entertainment to make an animated Mario movie. For those who do not know, Illumination made the Despicable Me, Minions, and Secret Life of Pets movies. If you would like to read up on that...

Question of the Month - November 2017 - That VideoGame Blog

Question of the Month - November 2017



We are now a week away from Thanksgiving, so that makes this question easy for me...
What game series are you most thankful for?
Alex Southgate, Author
I think one series that certainly brings back a lot of memories and one that I had a great deal of fun with is the Blood...

REVIEW / Fortnite (PS4) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Fortnite (PS4)



Simple, yet addictive. These are the signs of a truly classic game, and Fortnite is such a game. Epic's latest FTP battle royale on the PS4 has players fighting it out against 98 others in a free-roam(ish) world. You can ride solo, go as a duo or a squad of...

REVIEW / Echo (PS4) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Echo (PS4)



Mixing sci-fi, mythology, and horror, Ultra Ultra's survival game Echo strives to build a beautiful-yet-terrifying gaming experience. Within the first few moments, we learn that there's a race of transhumans who believe in a magical palace where they can all go and exist in perpetual bliss if they prove themselves worthy....

PREVIEW / Indivisible (PS4) - That VideoGame Blog

PREVIEW / Indivisible (PS4)



Indivisible is the newest, completely crowdfunded game from Lab Zero, the makers of Skullgirls. The gorgeously hand-drawn game tells the tale of good-natured, rebellious tomboy Ajna, whose life is tipped upside-down when her town is attacked. This awakens a mysterious power inside her - the ability to absorb certain individuals into her...

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology release dates and new trailer announced - That VideoGame Blog

Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology release dates and new trailer announced



Today, ATLUS have announced the long-awaited release dates for the upgraded port of Radiant Historia for the Nintendo 3DS: Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology. Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology will release in the Americas on February 13th 2018 and in Europe on February 16th 2018. It will be available physically and digitally for Nintendo...

Tekken and Final Fantasy universes collide as Noctis joins the next battle in Tekken 7 - That VideoGame Blog

Tekken and Final Fantasy universes collide as Noctis joins the next battle in Tekken 7



Tekken 7 battles are about to get even hotter (and decidedly more sword-based) when Noctis Lucis Caelum from Final Fantasy XV joins the action as the next guest fighter to enter the arena. Joining the likes of Akuma from Street Fighter, and armed with his signature Engine Blade, Noctis will trade blows with...

Tekken and Final Fantasy universes collide as Noctis joins the next battle in Tekken 7 - That VideoGame Blog

Tekken and Final Fantasy universes collide as Noctis joins the next battle in Tekken 7



Tekken 7 battles are about to get even hotter (and decidedly more sword-based) when Noctis Lucis Caelum from Final Fantasy XV joins the action as the next guest fighter to enter the arena. Joining the likes of Akuma from Street Fighter, and armed with his signature Engine Blade, Noctis will trade blows with...

Do not feed the monkeys in 2018 - That VideoGame Blog

Do not feed the monkeys in 2018



The Sim genre is a very mixed bag for me. I kind of get why some people really enjoy sitting in their room micro-managing life. There's something kind of appealing about playing God. What I never quite understood was the desire to allow that to become a real addiction: the...

The TVGB ViveStream shoots back with Battlezone this Wednesday - That VideoGame Blog

The TVGB ViveStream shoots back with Battlezone this Wednesday



Sadly, technical problems shut down my last stream early. But don't despair; I'll soon post a video of a brand new player testing out Duck Season for the first time.



Until then, let's take out our frustration on virtual tanks in Battlezone. I'll be streaming this VR juggernaut this Wednesday at 7:00 PM...

The 5 Best Internal Hard Drive Upgrade Options for Your PS4

The 5 best internal hard drive upgrade options for your PS4



Best Hard Drive Upgrade Solutions for your PS4
With the advent of the current generation gaming consoles, gamers have had some new obstacles to overcome.

Sure, the games are infinitely better than what they once were (even though some try to argue the opposite). But all of the extra content that...

Hulu comes to Nintendo Switch eShop - That VideoGame Blog

Hulu comes to Nintendo Switch eShop



Those of you wishing you could watch your favorite shows while on the go with your Nintendo Switch are in for a treat as today (out of nowhere) Hulu has become available to download on the Switch's eShop.

When the Switch was first announced, video streaming apps like Hulu and Netflix...

REVIEW / Hand of Fate 2 (PC) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Hand of Fate 2 (PC)



Most of the reviews you will probably read on Hand of Fate 2 are going to entail direct comparisons with its predecessor, Hand of Fate. Let this review be a breath of fresh air for those of you that have not played HOF, because I hadn't either. However, if you’ve...

Ark: Survival Evolved launches on the Xbox One X - That VideoGame Blog

Ark: Survival Evolved launches on the Xbox One X



The Xbox One X has launched and with it comes a new mid-step console generation promising cutting edge graphics in your very own living room. With all the talk about vapor chambers, terraflops, and HDR 1440p it can be easy to become lost in a sea of buzzwords that you,...

REVIEW / Super Mario Odyssey (Switch) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Super Mario Odyssey (Switch)



When the most popular and successful franchise in all of video game history releases a new main series entry, people pay attention. Main series Mario games have shaped the history of the medium. Super Mario Bros standardized home console games and brought the medium out of its crash. Super Mario...

REVIEW / Beat the Game (PC) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Beat the Game (PC)



Beat the Game seems like an experiment. It's an unholy collection of sights and sounds, an abstract work of art that leaves you clueless from the first cutscene to the very last. Just as you think you've found a rhythm - quite literally, in this case, as I will explain - Beat...

Little Orbit team with Descendent Studios to bring you Descent: Underground in 2018 - That VideoGame Blog

Little Orbit team with Descendent Studios to bring you Descent: Underground in 2018



There are certain games I remember well from my youth. These are games that I associate with various stages of my college and university years and ones that hold very special memories for me. Then there are other games that, although I don't have the same fondness for, I can...

Resident Evil 7 Biohazard DLCs - News on End of Zoe & Not a Hero! - That VideoGame Blog

Resident Evil 7 Biohazard DLCs - News on End of Zoe & Not a Hero!



It’s been several months since Resident Evil 7 Biohazard graced our consoles. To merely state that I’m excited for the upcoming DLCs is not enough. Developed and published by Capcom, it is a survival horror video game. And it belongs to a franchise that you will have heard of. In...

Join us for Extra Life! - That VideoGame Blog

Join us for Extra Life!



This Saturday is Extra Life Game Day! Join us as we stream videogames all day long to try to raise donations for local Children's Miracle Network hospitals! Listed below are who will be streaming on our team, times we are planning on streaming, what hospitals will be supported, and some...

REVIEW / Ruiner (PC) - That VideoGame Blog - PC, PS4, Xbox One

REVIEW / Ruiner (PC)



In the year 2091, society has devolved into some sort of lower life-form where empathy and compassion no longer exists and all the populace is concerned with is indulging their most lurid fantasies via the invention of Virtual Reality, or how its more commonly known, Virtuality. Corporations control who lives...

New Sonic mobile game Sonic Forces: Speed Battle available globally - That VideoGame Blog

New Sonic mobile game Sonic Forces: Speed Battle available globally



Sega Networks, Inc. has announced today that Sonic Forces: Speed Battle is available worldwide. Speed Battle is a real-time multiplayer game that will allow players from around the world to go up against each other in competition. Sonic Forces: Speed Battle, much like Sonic Dash, is a runner in which...

REVIEW / Archangel (PSVR) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Archangel (PSVR)



It has been over a month since I last used my Playstation VR. I find myself much more intrigued by the massive amounts of AAA games coming out lately. That's not to say that I don't enjoy playing my PSVR; I love whenever I take the time to play it,...

5 signs that Rockstar Games has officially lost the plot with GTA Online - That VideoGame Blog

5 signs that Rockstar Games has officially lost the plot with GTA Online



The end is nigh.

It’s been a long time coming, but we’re now seeing signs that Rockstar is really deep in Jumping the Shark mode with GTA Online. They’re running out of ideas badly at this point in time. Now that may be because development of Red Dead Redemption 2...

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris reveal trailer - That VideoGame Blog

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris reveal trailer



We all knew that Destiny 2 DLC was coming. While we had an idea and guesses, we didn't know the specifics of the first expansion coming in December.

The wait is no more as we now know the official release date, December 5, and also got a nice video along with...

Far Cry 5's "Friends For Hire" Co-Op Mode Revealed

Far Cry 5's "Friends For Hire" Co-Op Mode Revealed



Ever since its 5th installment's reveal back in May, almost every Far Cry fanatic has been tapping their foot impatiently, waiting for February 2018 to arrive. Every now and again, French publisher Ubisoft gives a sneak peek into Far Cry 5, like they did during their conference at E3 2017,...

Amid Evil is set for 2018 - That VideoGame Blog

Amid Evil is set for 2018



One of my biggest issues with the FPS genre is it all ends up feeling a bit copy and paste. Okay, the setting might be different as may well be the guns, but generally it doesn't matter whether you're trudging through World War II streets or boarding a star ship;...

Update on the TVGB ViveStream - That VideoGame Blog

Update on the TVGB ViveStream



Earlier tonight, I streamed Duck Season for the TVGB ViveStream, as planned. However, only after playing for an hour did I realize that the stream actually crashed, after only a few minutes. To make up for it, I'll be recording a new video of me playing through the game to post on...

Researchers uncover effects of motivation on Pokemon GO play and physical activity - That VideoGame Blog

Researchers uncover effects of motivation on Pokemon GO play and physical activity

Pokémon GO can benefit players through favorable health behaviors, according to a recent study published in JMIR Serious Games, "Examining Motivations to Play Pokémon GO and Their Influence on Perceived Outcomes and Physical Activity". This should be great news to those of you who have been tracking and capturing Pokémon...

The Gardens Between to release in Q3 2018 on PS4, Windows, and Mac - That VideoGame Blog

The Gardens Between to release in Q3 2018 on PS4, Windows, and Mac



During Paris Games Week, Sony announced that The Gardens Between, a new adventure puzzle game by The Voxel Agents, is coming to Playstation in Q3 2018. The Gardens Between will also launch simultaneously on Windows and Mac on the same date. It will also be playable for the first time on PS4 at...

REVIEW / High Hell (PC) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / High Hell (PC)



High Hell from Devolver Digital released just at the right time; it's a demon-themed fast-paced first-person shooter that you can complete in a few hours. It's one of those games you can play during Halloween when you just want to turn off your lights and not pass out candy to...

It's Duck Season for the ViveStream - That VideoGame Blog

It's Duck Season for the ViveStream

It's Halloween, and VR is a great way to enhance horror. But I'm easily scared, so let's take it easy, Ok? This Duck Season game looks fun; it's a VR take on Duck Hunt. It seems perfectly innocent, much like that cute Pony Island game I reviewed a while back...

Join us this Wednesday at 7:00...

7 Best PS4 Compatible External Hard Drives (Easy Extra Storage)

7 best PS4 compatible external hard drives





The more game developers continue to push the boundaries of what the PlayStation 4 can do by adding open world environments, downloadable content, better graphics, and the litany of other additions we have seen in recent games wanted or not (we’re looking at you microtransactions).

Because of that games can...

AER - Memories of Old finds its way to console, Mac, PC and Linux - That VideoGame Blog

AER - Memories of Old finds its way to console, Mac, PC and Linux



Nothing beats a good adventure. Done well, big expansive, exploratory games can suck you in better than literally anything else. We've explored virtually every environment you can think of over the years and loved every minute of our time doing it. One thing I can't think of too many titles...

Evasion is announced for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift - That VideoGame Blog

Evasion is announced for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift



As much as I love VR, there's a trend I'm noticing. I absolutely love the games I've played thus far but for the most part I've noticed that there is a bit of an absence of triple A titles. Personally, this isn't a big issue. I really like the Indie...

Upcoming Bandai Namco titles coming to PAXAus - That VideoGame Blog

Upcoming Bandai Namco titles coming to PAXAus



This weekend at PAXAus, attendees can get a first look at some upcoming Bandai Namco titles.

PAX Australia is on this weekend, starting on the morning of Friday the 27th of October and running until the afternoon of Sunday the 30th of October. Visitors to the Bandai Namco booth will be...

Power Rangers: Legacy Wars fulfills childhood dreams with Megazord update - That VideoGame Blog

Power Rangers: Legacy Wars fulfills childhood dreams with Megazord update



As many on the internet are more than aware of by now, being a kid in the 90’s was a pretty special thing. In a decade that gave the world everything from grunge rock to campy kids shows like Legends of the Hidden Temple, there’s just so much to love...

CD Projekt Red responds to concerns over staff morale - That VideoGame Blog

CD Projekt Red responds to concerns over staff morale



Working at a AAA developer is not all that it's cracked up to be, it seems. In the past week, company review website Glassdoor.com has seen an increase in negative reviews from former employees of the Polish game development company CD Projekt Red, many of whom reference poor management, long...

The Talos Principle VR arrives on Steam - That VideoGame Blog

The Talos Principle VR arrives on Steam



VR is something that I genuinely believe to be a massive success. We've seen so many "innovations" over the years that have wound up being little more than fads but I really believe VR to be something that is here to stay. With this being said, whenever a new game is...

Star Wars Battlefront II single player trailer revealed - That VideoGame Blog

Star Wars Battlefront II single player trailer revealed



One of the most anticipated games this fall by far is Star Wars Battlefront II. With the huge success of Star Wars Battlefront and all the hype around the next installment from EA, a story mission has a lot of Star Wars nerds and gamers alike excited for November 17,...

The Best 2 Terabyte Hard Drive for the PlayStation 4 on the Market Today

The Best 2 Terabyte Hard Drive for the PlayStation 4 For You





The PlayStation 4 is easily the best-selling gaming console on the market, and for a good reason. Its base model offers better specs than its biggest competitor, the XBOX one, and the “Pro” version is capable of playing native 4k content.

But even though Sony’s fourth gaming console packs arguably...

Question of the Month - October 2017 - That VideoGame Blog

Question of the Month - October 2017



Before we begin here I wanted to give a big thank you to anyone who helped out my family by sharing or donating to the GoFundMe for my sister. It is the reason this post is a few days late. For those who do not know, she was riding her...

Gaming's 10 most deceptive killers - That VideoGame Blog

Gaming's 10 most deceptive killers



We've all encountered our gaming nemesis at some point or another: it's usually a terrifyingly difficult level, or perhaps a boss that just won't follow the rules. In my case, it was a Super Mario Galaxy bonus level that involved hopping and jumping about a giant, 64-bit Luigi to collect a certain...

Fruit Ninja is branching out to tabletop games - That VideoGame Blog

Fruit Ninja is branching out to tabletop games



If you’ve owned a mobile phone made in the past 7 years, there is virtually no possible way that you haven’t heard of the most popular mobile games. You've got your Angry Birds, your Clash of Clans, your Flappy Birds, and most importantly (at least in the context of this...

Dead By Daylight teases the addition of Freddy Kreuger - That VideoGame Blog

Dead By Daylight teases the addition of Freddy Kreuger



Tis’ the season to be spooky (fa-la-la-la-la!) and what better way to do that than running for your virtual life from one of the most iconic mascots of all things creepy, Freddy Kreuger? Behaviour Interactive and Starbreeze Studios have all but announced the inclusion of the stab happy burn victim...

REVIEW / Golf Story (Switch) - That VideoGame Blog

REVIEW / Golf Story (Switch)



Golf Story is a perfect example of something being the sum of its parts, not excelling in anything in particular but doing well enough in most, if not all, that it becomes a special total package. From the immediate charm of the aesthetics and the dry but cheery dialogue, which...

Join us on Wednesday for a mystery ViveStream! - That VideoGame Blog

Join us on Wednesday for a mystery ViveStream!



The TVGB ViveStream will be back this Wednesday. As I promised on the last episode, I'll be testing out a game that you've probably never seen before. To keep up the mystery, I'm not telling you what it is! You'll have to join us on Wednesday at 7:00 PM Central...

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