It probably isn’t news to you that players have been very hard on Star Wars Battlefront. While Metacritic awards the PC version a 71/100 based on average reviews from 17 top critics, site users have slapped it with a 3.4/10 (!), citing a variety of complaints including an unfair DLC model, no space battles, and the lack of
Time for the weekend roundup! It’s been a big week here and around the web. I’m always happy when a post starts a discussion here on the site, so I was glad I shared my Google Adsense disaster story. I also kicked off a new series detailing my countless indie dev missteps and my first
2015 was an incredible year. My son was born, my wife has an amazing new job, and I walked away from a career ten years in the making to care for my son and pursue my passion. I finally had the chance to take a run at full-time game development. While last year was full of unforgettable
My name is Todd Mitchell. I am personally banned from the benefits of the Google AdSense program for life. I’d like to tell you the story, though there are large portions of it I do not know, and I’d like to warn you about how easily this can happen to you too. Introduction: Two Friends
I’ve been a busy writer (and even a fairly busy editor). Busyness is no excuse for not posting a weekly roundup so here it is: last week’s content both here and around the web. Plenty more great stuff on the way! UFC/EA’s Fight for the Cover – This story was great fun to cover. Never before have
The year is 2034 and you have been tasked with building a successor to the International Space Station. In its debut game Stable Orbit, one-man studio Codalyn will send players into space on a mission of building, earning, and survival. The simulation will not only include the development of a station but will also require management of contracts,
It’s been a busy week! My first Nerd Stash game review just went live and I got to cover a couple of cool news items. More great stuff is coming in the next couple of weeks! (Review) Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition – This game was the real deal! The Divinity series has been popular with PC gamers for
While working on a news story noting the 10th launch anniversary of the Xbox 360 recently, I came across a story I could hardly believe. Wikipedia suggested that the 360’s core processor was only a “slightly modified” version of the Sony PlayStation 3’s Cell Processor technology, and that IBM engineers had to “hide” this from
I’m pleased to be a new regular contributor over at Nerd Stash! I’ll be covering news, reviews, opinions and more. I’ll also be putting in work on a number of new multimedia initiatives as they start to get off the ground. I talked to multiple outlets and really clicked with the team at Nerd Stash.
Over half a year ago, I left my full-time software development career of ten years to take care of my son and pursue indie game development. Since the closing of NightfallUnlimited.com, I hadn’t given much thought to what would be next in terms of my writing, podcasting, blogging, etc. Then a funny thing happened.