GAMING

 Ryan Thomason

Striker ZX Gaming Headset Review

Striker ZX Gaming Headset Review

This review is contributed by Kyle Phillips, former WPR Car Talk feature writer. For years I played video games without headphones, I’d just cranked up the volume and play for hours on end either by myself or with friends saving the free world on Xbox. Then life punched me in the face. I got married, […]

 Ryan Thomason

Gaming Review: 80 Days (Android)

Gaming Review: 80 Days (Android)

I had a chance to take a spin around the world with 80 Days. A Steampunk, choose your own adventure book type of game. The game goes like this, your Master decides to take up the task of going around the globe in 80 days. What you’re to do is help him along in the […]

 Ryan Thomason

First Impressions: D&D Dungeon Master’s Guide 5th Edition

First Impressions: D&D Dungeon Master’s Guide 5th Edition

Finally, the core books are complete for 5th Edition of Dungeons and Dragons! In a nutshell, the DM Guide essentially serves to give you inspiration and easy guidelines to follow that will spark the imagination to create adventures for your players to explore and enjoy. You get world-building tools, tips and tricks, optional game rules […]

 Ryan Thomason

WPR STAFF 2014 Holiday Gift Guide – PLAY EDITION

WPR STAFF 2014 Holiday Gift Guide – PLAY EDITION

Be it cards, toys, tech, Music, vidja games, if it is playable, we think these select items are worth adding to any Holiday Gift Guide for yourself or that person in your life that makes your insides all warm and fuzzy. Not your cat. Cat’s don’t care. Click the titles to buy yourself something we […]

 Xopher Reed

Why Alien: Isolation is a Game I Will Never Play

Why Alien: Isolation is a Game I Will Never Play

Today, Alien: Isolation is being released that merely from its commercial, has got me saying ‘nope’ about as loud as I can internally. I’ll tell you why. At its beginnings, Alien was quite possibly one of the scariest movies for its time. I unfortunately had parents who didn’t really care about what I watched as […]

 Ryan Thomason

WPR First Look Reviews: D&D 5th Edition Monster Manual

WPR First Look Reviews: D&D 5th Edition Monster Manual

Mmmm, what have your brought to me young adventurer? A fresh D&D Monster Manual? deep sniff Oh yes, I know of this book. Foolish one that you are. I can now feel the looming fear from your adventuring party, is that your collective legs twitching that is causing such a rumble? Fear not, as I […]

 Xopher Reed

Saying “I’m a Gamer” is Not Wrong

Saying “I’m a Gamer” is Not Wrong

I have a condition. I’m too comfortable accepting labels for who I am. The big difference is that I don’t make who I am say to the world WHAT I am. There might be some confusion with that last statement, but please give me a second to try to explain.Labels, regardless of whether they’re assigned […]

 Sarah Eitelberg

PAX Prime 2014 Report: Now Wondering If I Will Be Quick Enough to Secure PAX 15 Passes

PAX Prime 2014 Report: Now Wondering If I Will Be Quick Enough to Secure PAX 15 Passes

Another PAX has come and gone! PAX Prime 2014 was the 10th annual PAX Prime. Hard to believe a decade ago two nerdy dudes from an online comic and a few thousand people flooded some poor unsuspecting Bellevue venue. Now the video game and table top gaming convention has spread from the far corners of the US […]

 Ryan Thomason

Catch a live stream of Acquisitions Incorporated at PAX Prim 2014!

Catch a live stream of Acquisitions Incorporated at PAX Prim 2014!

The most famous D&D group of possibly all time, Acquisitions Incorporated is meeting once again for their 9th adventure. The now twice a year, thanks to a PAX East session will be once again continuing the adventures of Jerry Holkins, Mike Krahulik, Scott Kurtz and Morgan Webb (Celebrity player/one of the rotating interns) as they […]

 Xopher Reed

Revamped Halo: The Master Chief Collection Multiplayer Maps Revealed

Revamped Halo: The Master Chief Collection Multiplayer Maps Revealed

The re-release of the Halo series on the Xbox One console is looking better and better every time I see a video of it in action. In the video below you’ll see the remastered maps for Ascension, Sanctuary, Zanzibar, and my favorite Coagulation with a commentary by executive producer Dan Ayoub. If there was one […]

 Xopher Reed

Behemoth’s Game 4 Will Debut at PAX Prime

Behemoth’s Game 4 Will Debut at PAX Prime

Attention all Seattle bound conventioneers! The newest game from The Behemoth (who give some awesome hugs as I recall) is going to get its debut at PAX Prime. I don’t have word on whether it’ll be playable at the show, but for a gaming convention, I think it’d be unconscionable to simply tease you lot. Some might […]

 Xopher Reed

Bloodborne – Gamescom Walkthrough

Bloodborne – Gamescom Walkthrough

At Gamescom this year Sony came to the event ready to show off and one of the more surprising titles shown was from From Software (not a typo there folks) called Bloodborne. Below is a six minute video of the direct feed footage from Gamescom 2014, enjoy! The game is slated for a March 2015 […]

 HERPYDERPYNOUSEME

Konami Kills Metal Gear Fan-Made Remake

Konami Kills Metal Gear Fan-Made Remake

The mod team calling themselves Outer Haven (reference to a location in the series) was well underway in their masterful remake of the original MSX version of Konami’s Metal Gear, until they hit a speedbump last year in the form of Konami saying stop. That bump was a short lived one due to there being […]

 HERPYDERPYNOUSEME

Star Citizen is a Crowdfunded Juggernaut

Star Citizen is a Crowdfunded Juggernaut

Chris Roberts, known primarily as the creator of the Wing Commander series has been working on a crowdfunded project that is equal parts first-person space flight/combat simulator, first-person shooter, and space trading and acquisitions. Think of it as EVE on a more personal level with less spreadsheets. Well, the project has been in works for […]

 Xopher Reed

Notch Hints at Minecraft on Oculus Rift

Notch Hints at Minecraft on Oculus Rift

At one point, the creator for Minecraft and all around good guy, Markus “Notch” Persson, was pissed at the Facebook acquisition of the VR technology company Oculus Rift because of his personal aversion to the social media site because it “creeps him out”. This caused him to cancel a version of Minecraft that was set […]