Let’s Make a Deal

Rusty Slugger has seen better days. His wife took off without a word, he’s got ten kids to look after, he’s nearly broke, and the only way he can dig himself out of this financial hole is by selling a bunch of games that he is impressed by, but no one else seems to care …

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Let’s Agree: The PAX Problem

With PAX East just past, it’s clear that the steps to clear the toxic air the show has gathered has not succeeded- not yet, anyway. With Colin concerned, and Ben frustrated, we decided to make our discussion about it public. Given previous controversies associated with Penny Arcade and PAX, is it reasonable for average con …

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Mercenary Paupers

This past week, Colin and Ben both picked up Mercenary Kings for PS4. The side-scrolling shooter launched free on PSN Plus, and PS4 freebies are rare enough that both Scanners took the time to check it out. They didn’t walk away happy. Colin: At its core, there are two curses afflicting Mercenary Kings- overreaching, and …

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