An Indie (Ziggurat) and some News – 7/30/15


The debut of a new series here on TechRaptor began yesterday and we’re writing up the short companion piece to go along with it! In An Indie and Some News Shaun Joy takes a look at an indie game that’s caught his attention some and shares some of the lower profile news here that we haven’t necessarily gotten around to ... Read More »

Reflections – The Arkham Series Part 1: Arkham Asylum


Hello again, loyal readers of Techraptor! Micah Curtis here with another episode of Reflections. As promised, with this episode I’ll be discussing the ins and outs of the Batman: Arkham series from beginning to end. Originally, I thought I could get the entire series in one video but realized that it’s just too much of a series to wrap up ... Read More »

[Updated]Spectra Review – Driving into the Void


Update: The reviewer in question incorrectly indicated an iOS/Android port. It was a Windows phone port and the music is available on Apple. Spectra is a port from the Windows phone-land that switches up a couple of things in the endless runner genre, and I took a look at it in a video review over on the YouTube channel. The ... Read More »

E3 2015 – Mordheim Interview With Focus Home Interactive

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During the craziness that was E3 2015, TechRaptor’s Tanis Pallagi got to sit down and talk with one of the developers at Focus Home Interactive about Mordheim: City of the Damned. Based on the Games Workshop turn-based board game of the same title, Mordheim is currently in Early Access on Steam with a full release expected later this year/early next.  In ... Read More »

Reflections – Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Transhumanism

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Hey again there, you ravenous raptors you! Micah Curtis back with another episode of Reflections. This week, I wanted to take a little time to discuss Deus Ex again, what with the series hitting 15 years old just recently! In fact, feel free to have a read on what I feel is the series’ legacy. With this episode of Reflections, ... Read More »

Batman: Arkham Knight (PS4) Review – Fear the Bat … mobile

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For the sake of the audience, I have formatted this review in two different ways. If you want to watch the video review, then watch the video on our YouTube channel (with the video embedded below), but for those who’d prefer to read the review as well, I’ve included the script (for the most part, with slight word changes here ... Read More »

Reflections – Resident Evil 5’s Supposed Racism

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Hey there folks. Micah Curtis here. As you can see, we’re bringing you a new video series called Reflections, where I take a look back at a game that gets brought up during Mind of Micah C research and game capture and look at the impact the game had in hindsight. As it stands, most video games get forgotten to ... Read More »

The Hunt Remastered — May 2015: Dinosaur Party

The Hunt May 2015

In this return to the Hunt segment, things have been changed up a little bit. What you’ve known about the Hunt has been changed for hopefully the better.  The Hunt has now moved to a new monthly format to hopefully focus on the titles that haven’t gotten coverage over the month that it’s recapping in question. Each month, a selection ... Read More »

Mind of Micah C – Racism?!


In my consistent attempt to make sure that I’m on the ball with recent topics in the gaming world, I decided to talk about different websites and folks within the gaming industry wanting to have a discussion about race in video games. Thus, I’ve decided to have one that hopefully puts the discussion to bed. In this video, I’ll discuss ... Read More »

Game Design: Central Mechanics: Crypt of the NecroDancer

Crypt of the NecroDancer

For one of the videos this week (depending on how much I can get done besides the stuff on my channel), I wanted to focus on game design a little bit with my background in Computer Science. Great game design comes in a variety of forms of course, and it all depends on the audience that you are going for, ... Read More »