Dustin Urness

I am an IT specialist whose had a lifelong affair with computers and gaming since the Atari 2600. I revere gaming as a living art form in all its varieties, and am very glad to be alive in this time of rapid digital innovation. No genre of game is untouchable to me, I'll play anything at least once.


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Best Game of Gen 7 – The Last of Us

As part of a series we’re doing on “The Best Games of Generation 7,” I’ve decided to throw my hat into this ring, and after much reflection and consideration, I’d…

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Second Look – The Vanishing of Ethan Carter on PS4

Originally released on PC in 2014, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter has made its way to PS4, completely remade in Unreal Engine 4.  There is a FAQ on The Astronauts website…

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Skyhill Preview

There’s been no shortage of survival horror themes and crafting mechanics in gaming lately.  In the midst of vast open worlds and hundreds of items to craft and keep track…

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Luckslinger Review – Are You Feeling Lucky?

Every now and then you find a game that puts together a lot of very unlikely things and creates something awesome. In Luckslinger, you play as a bounty hunter in…

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The Bard’s Tale IV Kickstarter Funded, Raises Over $1.5mil

InXile Entertainment’s The Bard’s Tale IV Kickstarter has come to a close and has been successfully funded, ensuring that the classic RPG franchise gets it’s first official sequel in almost…

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Gabriel Knight 20th Anniversary Getting Mobile Release, Will be Episodic

The 20th Anniversary remaster of Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers, which was released on PC in October of last year, is now making its way to Apple and Android mobile…

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Capcom Reveals Ken in Street Fighter V at SDCC

During Capcom’s Street Fighter panel at San Diego Comic-Con today they announced, most likely to no one’s surprise, that Ryu’s eternal rival and counterpart, Ken, is joining the Street Fighter V…

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Comcept Kickstarts Campaigns For RED ASH Game and Anime

Yesterday, Mighty No. 9 developer Comcept launched a Kickstarter for their new game, RED ASH – The Indelible Legend.  It is described as a “3D action adventure game with third person shooter elements”,  and makes mentions of…

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Skyflower Preview – Crunchy Pixel Bullet Hell

In a saturated genre like bullet hells, it’s hard to stand out and make your game seem much different from others.  Skyflower attempts that by using procedurally generated dungeons with a cavernous,…

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Follow Up – #TheDarkening, Reddit’s Night of Infamy

Yesterday, major activity centers for Reddit descended into an uproar when the community found out that Victoria Taylor, the Reddit community’s trusted and well-liked AMA mod, had been fired without notice and numerous…