No Man’s Sky: The Magic Behind the Mundane

If you’ve been tuned into the conversation around No Man’s Sky for the past few weeks, you’ve likely seen disappointment and anger mix with excitement and wonder. Any game selling itself on exploring an endless number of planets was bound to be divisive; that it didn’t quite hit the lofty goals mentioned in interviews or …

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Scanline Status – Episode 5

The world of Azeroth never left you- you left it. And you were right to leave, and it’s sorry, but baby, it’s changed. Baby, come back. Fight the Legion. Try out our new class revamps. Or maybe you’d prefer a nice mobile game about hacking people’s personal accounts? Maybe what you really need is just …

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Scanline Status – Episode 4

Come in, try a nice puzzle. We’ve seen some movies, we’ve played some games, we’ve got thoughts about eSports. The Overwatch World Cup, Professor Layton, Suicide Squad, Mr. Robot, and the last gasp of our collective patience with Warner Bros’s vision of DC comics. We can’t pour you a cup of tea, obviously- this is …

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Scanline Status – Episode 3

You know what my favorite thing about Pokemon Go is? The number of my friends who have come back to the handheld games because of it. Seriously, I’ve heard so many people say “I stopped playing at around generation 3” who are now grabbing X or Y and remembering what they liked about Pokemon. Evolve …

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