Gaming

Videogame Roundtable – Black Friday Approaches

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Episode 201: Black Friday Approaches – As Black Friday approaches, Jonah and Paul discuss this week’s news after an absence. No Devin this week, as well as no Gaming Flashback or Gaming History. Paul loses it on the last news item, too. As for the news: Just Cause 3 announced for PC PS4 and Xbox […]

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The Spartans Return: In Master Chief Collection, Halo Nightfall and Halo 5 : Guardians

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Fans of Microsoft’s long running Halo series have a lot to look forward to in the upcoming months with new games and a new series. On November 11, 2014 (Remembrance Day in Canada) Microsoft plans to release ‘The Master Chief Collection’. This re-release of the Halo games from Halo: Combat Evolved to Halo 4 in […]

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Ebola Scare Drives Sharp Rise in Plague Inc. Downloads

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Episode 200: A New Beginning – The podcast is back as Paul S. Nowak is back from his vacation, and he brought back a new co-host with him. Devin Grimes, who once upon a time wrote for GameStooge, is now a part of the team. This week’s podcast also includes a new Gaming History, discussing […]

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Games Driving “Nearly All” Google Play’s Revenue Growth

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One again, the episode gets a little political as it deals with the GamerGate controversy again. No Gaming Flashback or Gaming History, but plenty of annoyed podcasters. As a side note, there will be no podcast for the next two weeks as Paul will be on a trip. However, there will be a new podcaster […]

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Gaming: For Pleasure or for Purpose

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Ladies and Gentlemen, I am a hypocrite. I hate to acknowledge it, but it’s true. See, I have, multiple times in the past, called out some of my fellow gamers for playing through games they actively disliked. I don’t mean to say that I was rude or confrontational about it, I just questioned why they […]

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Hands on Review: The Risen Series – Pirates, Knights, Magic and Monsters

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Originally introduced as a PC game in 2009 Piranha Bytes and Deep Silver Studio’s game ‘Risen’ was later adopted to the Xbox and subsequent releases were for console as well as computer. There are three games in the series Risen, Risen 2: Dark Waters and Risen 3: Titan Lords, each can be played as a […]

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The Sims 4 Adds Free Star Wars Costumes

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Video Game Roundtable Episode 197: Ello, Facebook – This week’s episode has a lot of tangential videogame news, but the discussions turn in interesting directions. No Gaming Flashback or Gaming History unfortunately. The news includes:Microsoft announces Windows 10, Ms Pac-Man joins the fight against breast cancer, Facebook apologizes to LGBTQ users plans “substantive changes”, PS […]

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Video: Xbox/Lambo/B&GC Celebrate “Kids Into Car Lovers Day”

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Xbox partnered with Boys & Girls Club of Santa Monica, Lamborghini and Hot Wheels to throw a party/competition celebrating the launch of the new “Forza Horizon 2” game. At the event, dubbed “Kids Into Car Lovers Day,” hundreds of kids had the chance to participate in car design challenges, including a contest for the most […]

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Windows 9 Will Be Revealed Next Week

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Video Game Roundtable Episode 196: Mammoths With Hats The publication of this episode is a little late thanks to uncontrollable circumstances, but while Paul discusses the ending of Slicing Fractions, this week’s episode includes both a Gaming Flashback, Scramble, and a Gaming History which focuses on the Zelda series. This week’s news includes: Apple fans […]

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Lollipop Chainsaw and Onechanbara Bikini Samurai Squad: Bikini Babes, Flying Body Parts and The Undead.

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Bikini babes, flying body parts and the undead. These older games can be hours of hack and slash fun for very little money. As the gaming community grows beyond teen age boys and men living in their mothers basement, there is more call by gamers for titles that represent women beyond the large boobed back drop […]

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Farewell GameStooge.com

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I was just informed thatGameStooge.com will be shut down to free up space for 2old2play, which brings to a close seven years of gaming news and reviews at this site. In the past year, news and content had slowed til just the Videogame Roundtable podcast was being posted – not to fear, the podcast is safe, […]

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MSI’s new GS60 Ghost Laptop Hits all the Right Notes – Now in Gold

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There are a few laptops out there that offer a truly high performance machine with a sleek design and low weight.  Razer did a good job with their Blade laptops but they start at a whopping $2200 and approach $2699.  That price makes it inaccessible to many.  Even though the MSI GS60 Ghost Gold Edition […]

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Wargaming.net League Season Four Gold Series is Live! On Twitch Now

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Wargaming today announced the Wargaming.net League Season Four Gold Series Finals, taking place on August 30 at the Showbox SoDo in Seattle, Washington, where North America’s top World of Tanks teams will compete for the $83,000 prize pool and the title for top team in that region. The Season Four Finals will feature a series […]

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My Top 8 Male Video Game Protagonists

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Holding a Special Place in our Hearts: Ratchet & Clank, Mario, de Blob, Kirby, Fox McCloud, Pit, Wander, Pac-Man, Chris Redfield 8. (tie) Kratos (God of War) The God of War series may be, at its heart, a hack’n slash, but the story of Kratos is pretty gut wrenching. He vows to serve Ares if he […]

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NHL 15 will be Missing Some Features on Xbox One and PS4

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VGRT Episode 192: Longtime Listener - The podcast is back, albeit on a Saturday instead of the usual Friday. No Gaming Flashback or Gaming History, but a good chunk of news, though some of it only tenuously connected to videogaming. The news this week includes: T-Mobile now offers app that unlocks your smartphone, Analyst: Downloadable titles […]

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Post Game Wrap-up: Mega Man X / X2 / X3

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As much as I love writing these Post Game Wrap-ups, when I started playing the Mega Man X Collection on the Gamecube, I just couldn’t justify doing three different posts for the first three games, even though it would have given me a week or two worth of fodder. I’ve decided to, instead, break down […]

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