Xavier Mendel

I've been talking about games for as long as I can remember, and now I'm writing about them! Follow me on Twitter @XavierMendel for hilarious(ly bad) jokes.


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Awesome Games Done Quick 2016 Begins Today, Raising Money for the Prevent Cancer Foundation

Today marks the start of the Awesome Games Done Quick marathon for 2016, speedrunning’s biggest event of the year that will run from January 3rd to January 9th. (Technically the…

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Life Is Feudal Review – A Hardcore Kind of Sandbox

Life is Feudal: Your Own calls itself a realistic medieval multiplayer sandbox, and simply put, it is definitely that. Life is Feudal is developed and published by Bitbox, and is essentially…

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Life Is Feudal: Your Own Gets Release Date, Animated Trailer Featuring Sean Bean

Life is Feudal: Your Own, an open world hardcore sandbox RPG by Bitbox, is moving out of Early Access to a full release on November 17th. This comes along with a…

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All About Today’s Ed, Edd n Eddy: The Mis-Edventures Speedrun Race

Today marks the ten year anniversary of the release of Ed Edd & Eddy: The Mis-Edventures on the PC, Gamecube, Playstation 2, and Xbox. EEnE:TME (what an acronym) was developed…

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Angels Fall First Preview – The Battlefront We Actually Wanted

Angels Fall First is a new “combined arms” game that showed up on Steam Early Access not too long ago, featuring both first person shooter and space battle theaters of…

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Guild of Dungeoneering Gets New Pirate’s Cove Expansion

A new expansion has just released for Guild of Dungeoneering, the turn-based dungeon crawler by Gambrinous. It’s called Pirate’s Cove, and it’s available for $5. Guild of Dungeoneering was reviewed here…

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Hyperspace Invaders II: Pixel Edition Review – My Eyes Are on Fire

Hyperspace Invaders II: Pixel Edition is a new successor to Hyperspace Invaders II, and as the name suggests it’s got pixel art this time. Bright pixel art, fast music, difficult…

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Lethal RPG: War Review – Just Barely Mediocre

Lethal RPG: War is the newest game from EyeSpyda Games, a one man game development company run by Ben Webb, and is the latest in an apparently long line of Lethal…

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Guild of Dungeoneering Review – Who Wants to Be a Dungeoneer?

Guild of Dungeoneering is a game by Gambrinous, purchasable here at GOG for $15 or from other outlets seen on their website. It’s a turn based dungeon crawler that gets its…

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Moonbase 332 Review – Crawling Under the Bar

Moonbase 332 isn’t something you’ve probably heard of. Good. It’s made by an indie company from Germany called PatchNoteStudio, the developers of another title called Der Professor, a game that…