Reviews

Review: The Walking Dead (S2): All That Remains (PC)

by | Dec 29, 2013

The Walking Dead took 2012 by storm, winning Game of the Year awards from everyone between Spike’s VGA’s to Games Are Evil’s...

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Board Stiff

Board Stiff: Dixit (ft: Amy Reid)

by | Dec 11, 2013

This week's Board Stiff guest writer was Amy Reid, a British film student who now has the honor (or horror?) to be living in a household of passionate gaming girls. You can find out more about Amy by following her on Twitter @ByAmyReid.

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Release of the Week

Release of the Week: Gran Turismo 6 (PS3)

by | Dec 1, 2013

Driving games have benefited greatly from the rise in console hardware specs, and even though the latest in the Gran Turismo series comes to the PS3 and not its new older brother, it's no less crisp and cutting-edge.

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Swords & Zippers

Swords and Zippers: Persona 5 Officially Announced

by | Nov 27, 2013

The Persona franchise is quite near and dear to our hearts here on Swords and Zippers; thus, the official announcement of the fifth title in the series is nothing short of ecstasy.

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Recent Posts

EvilCast Recap, Episode #218

EvilCast Recap, Episode #218

This is the last episode of the EvilCast Recap. … … APRIL FOOLS! Just like everyone else in the industry, your favorite podcast is full of crap too, for one magical day per year. Unfortunately, DICE didn’t get the memo, and Keri, Ross, Blake and Chris are more than ready to tear into their thoughtless commentary… or are they? You know...

EvilCast Recap, Episode #217

EvilCast Recap, Episode #217

If the internet is to be believed, it is the end of the world as we know it. When Facebook opens up their extremely deep pocketbook to engulf Oculus Rift, Ross cried out in pain, while Chris, Keri and Blake looked on with amusement. In between trying to console their poor co-host, the rest of the team also spoke of karma coming to Leland Yee, studios still...

EvilCast Recap, Episode #216

EvilCast Recap, Episode #216

GDC is one of the best weeks of the year for the gaming press… other than E3, of course. Keri, Ross, Chris and Blake dug into the fiesta of news stories including the likes of Titanfall 2 potentially being locked up by Electronic Arts, two brand new Assassin’s Creed games in 2014 and Sony throwing their hat into the VR gaming arena. And trust us,...

EvilCast Recap, Episode #215

EvilCast Recap, Episode #215

Every once in a while there is a news story that slips through the cracks. This week Keri, Chris, Ross, and Blake play catchup on the huge story of Jack Tretton stepping down at Sony, after nineteen years with the company. This was followed up with an long discussion of why Netflix paying for preferred traffic status could eventually effect gamers. Lastly,...

EvilCast Recap, Episode #214

EvilCast Recap, Episode #214

It seems like an ever-developing trend, that developers are letting go of staff on a damn near weekly basis. Fortunately that doesn’t effect the EvilCast crew, which is once again back in full to talk over some of the biggest stories the gaming industry has to offer. One such layoff scenario now effects the team over at Eidos Montreal, as they reel from...

EvilCast Recap, Episode #213

EvilCast Recap, Episode #213

Blake has finally returned back home to the EvilCast after two weeks away, spent learning how to not break a baby. Now that the full team is reunited again, it was high time to discuss the important news of Sony Santa Monica laying off staff, the Wii losing its online functionality and the PlayStation 4′s stellar launch in Japan. Plus, in a piece of bonus...

EvilCast Recap, Episode #212

EvilCast Recap, Episode #212

Wow. Just when you thought it was going to be a slow news week, 2K announces MEGATON caliber news. Thankfully Keri, Ross and Chris were there to pick up the pieces afterwards. Outside of the obvious discussion of Irrational’s massive layoffs, the team talked about immersive new ways to use Twitch streaming, and the lack of playable female characters in the...

EvilCast Recap, Episode #211

EvilCast Recap, Episode #211

With Blake and Keri out this week, Ross stepped into the hosting chair. Thanks the help of Chris and the AngstyGaijin himself, Michael Migliacio, the team delved into the biggest stories of the past seven days. Some of the items on the hitlist included the new introduction of Steam tags, Flappy Birds flying south forever and a full rundown of the most recent...

EvilCast Recap, Episode #210

EvilCast Recap, Episode #210

This is it! This is Blake’s last episode before he turns the reins of this chucklefest over to the rest of the team, while he is on paternity break. Ross and Chris saw to it that he was seen off in style, with the shortest episode of the year. Despite being short on runtime, it was big on discussion, including talk of Watch Dogs‘ trademark kerfuffle,...

EvilCast Recap, Episode #209

EvilCast Recap, Episode #209

We’ve got the news you can use. Now that those pesky 2014 predictions are out of the way, it was high time for Blake, Ross and Keri to get back to the news grind. Some of the topics that came up this week were the potential Nintendo of the future, the PlayStation 4 finally getting local PS1 and PS2 emulation and Microsoft’s giant acquisition of the...

EvilCast Recap, Episode #208 — 2014 Predictions Special

EvilCast Recap, Episode #208 — 2014 Predictions Special

Better late than never, right? Despite 2014 already being well underway, Keri, Ross, Chris and Blake saw fit to throw in their two cents on the upcoming year. But before all of that fun could take place, there was a little matter of news that needed to be addressed. First up was a little discussion of gaming trademarks, brought on the Banner Saga/Candy Crush...

EvilCast Recap, Episode #207

EvilCast Recap, Episode #207

It looks like it is time for the team to get back onto the gaming news grind, now that we are well into 2014. Though Keri was out on “Mommy Duty,” this week Chris, Ross, and Blake soldiered on, talking about talking about topics like NPD results for December, everything SteamBox coming out of CES, and SimCity receiving the offline mode that it should...

EvilCast Recap, Episode #206 — Game of the Year Extravaganza!

EvilCast Recap, Episode #206 — Game of the Year Extravaganza!

It is great to be back for another year of EvilCasting! In the name of looking back on the year that was, this week’s episode revolves around the team’s ‘Game of the Year’ selections. But first, there were a couple of news items that Blake wanted to be sure that no one missed. At the top of the list was China temporarily dropping their...

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