Speculative fiction in gaming.

Augmented Reality Is In Your Future

Microsoft HoloLens

Augmented reality is in your future.  It is.  You just don’t know it yet. What was science fiction 20, 10, even 5 years ago is quickly becoming reality.  Maybe not as an inexpensive and accessible consumer product, but as a …

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The Dystopian Art of Nivanh Chanthara

The Art of Nivanh Chanthara

Nivanh Chanthara is currently a concept artist at Eidos Montreal, working on undisclosed next generation projects.  You may (or may not) know him for this conceptual work on Eidos’ critically acclaimed smash hit Deus Ex: Human Revolution. His concept art career has …

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First 15 Minutes of The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3

Courtesy of IGN comes a video showing the first 15 minutes of gameplay (not cinematics) from Projekt Red‘s new open world adventure game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. One thing is for certain, the game looks absolutely gorgeous as you …

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Review: Darkest Dungeon

Darkest Dungeon

Darkest Dungeon is one of those rare independent game development success stories.  Development started as a team of two working in their spare time.  For two years they toiled away until procuring additional funds via a Kickstarter.  The payoff has come …

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New Mass Effect 4 Concept Art

Mass Effect - Legion

Bioware’s Mass Effect series is without doubt (in my mind anyway) the finest science fiction games produced.  Some may certainly disagree, but there’s no denying that their production quality is nothing short of top notch.  The games resonated deeply with …

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Mass Effect 4 First Peak

Mass Effect 4

As a fan of both science fiction, gaming and storytelling I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m a huge Mass Effect fan.  Not obsessively so in that I collect figures, mouse pads, or comics (thought I do have a couple …

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Retro Gamer: BioForge


The text below the break is part of a column originally written sometime in 2000*.  It has been slightly revised following a recent replay of BioForge after nearly 20 years. Here are some updated thoughts:  Even after 20 years BioForge is …

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Happy 20th Doom!


On December 10, 1993 history was made. It’s not the momentous history that most people are aware of, but it’s the type of history that changed and influenced an entire industry and form of entertainment. On this date a small …

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