Jamie Laike Tsui

Geek, Gamer, Student, Foodie, Fountain Pen & Notebook Lover

Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 Announced

CI Games is returning to the Contracts format for their Sniper Ghost Warrior franchise this year. Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 is scheduled to launch in Fall 2020 (Spring 2020 in the southern hemisphere). Information is extremely scant right now, as platforms have not yet been revealed. A PC launch is an almost guarantee, while PlayStation 4 and Xbox One releases are a pretty safe bet. Based o...

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Desperados III Review

Desperados III Developer: Mimimi GamesPublisher: THQ NordicPlatform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows (Reviewed)Release Date: 16 June 2020Price:  $49.99 USD – Available Here Video Review Overview Desperados is one of the many franchises getting a new lease on life in the past few years. The 14-year long wait is finally over with the launch of Desperados III. The new game is a prequel to Despe...

Steam Game Festival – Summer Edition Kicks off with Tons of Game Demos

With the traditional circuit of trade shows and video game conferences canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Steam Game Festival – Summer Edition is massive this year. The event runs until June 22nd at 10 AM PDT, giving gamers a few days to update their wish lists before the rumoured start of the Steam Summer Sale on June 25th. Developers are flocking to Steam to host live chats, Ask Me...

Star Wars: Squadrons to Launch on October 2

EA, Motive Studios, and Lucasfilm will be releasing the first person dogfighting game Star Wars: Squadrons on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on October 2nd. The game will also support VR headsets on the PC and PlayStation 4. Pre-orders start at $39.99 USD. This will be the first time a dogfighting-centric Star Wars game has been released since Star Wars: Flight of the Falcon launched on the Game ...

First Mafia: Definitive Edition Narrative Trailer Released

2K and Hangar 13 released the first narrative trailer for Mafia: Definitive Edition this past weekend. Since 18 years has elapsed since the launch of Mafia, veteran gamers probably need a refresher and newer gamers need an introduction to the city of Lost Heaven, Thomas Angelo, and the Salieri Mafia family. While the trailer doesn’t have any gameplay footage, it has plenty of cut scene foota...

Baldur’s Gate 3 Early Access Launch Scheduled for August

Larian Studios released some good news for RPG fans patiently waiting for Baldur’s Gate 3. The developers announced tentative plans for an August Steam Early Access release if all goes well. The date already accounts for the slight road bump experienced by the dev team due to the transition to a work from home policy caused by COVID-19. While certain jobs can be done remotely without issues,...

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Summer in Mara Review

Summer in Mara Developer: Chibig StudioPublisher: Chibig StudioPlatform: PlayStation 4, Switch, Xbox One, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: 16 June 2020 (Switch, PC), 2020 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)Price:  TBA – Available Here Video Review Overview Summer in Mara is a crafting, exploration, and farming game. Players take on the role of Koa, a girl who is now in charge of a little farm after the pass...

15 Minutes of Borderlands 3 Bounty of Blood Gameplay Released

Gearbox and 2K released 15 minutes of spoiler free gameplay from the upcoming “Bounty of Blood” DLC for Borderlands 3. The third story DLC for Borderlands 3 is scheduled to launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows on June 25th. It is part of the Borderlands 3 Season Pass and can be bought separately. “Bounty of Blood” is set in and around the town of Vestige. The Vaul...

Learn the Consequences of Carelessness in the New Hardspace: Shipbreaker Trailer

Focus Home Interactive and Blackbird Interactive have released a new trailer demonstrating the ship hazards system in their upcoming game Hardspace: Shipbreaker. Players take on the role of a shipbreaker disassembling derelict ships for parts. Using laser saws, grappling hooks, and other tools, players must cut out valuable ship parts for salvage. As the trailer shows, failure to be respectful of ...

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Sludge Life Review

Sludge Life Developer: Terri Vellmann, DoseonePublisher: Devolver DigitalPlatform: PCRelease Date: 28 May 2020Price: Free – Available Here Video Review Overview Sludge Life is a quirky and surreal exploration game set on an island of junk and pollution. Players take on the role of GHOST, an up and coming graffiti artist. GHOST will explore the island to discover large blank canvases to tag and dis...

Everspace 2 Preview

Everspace 2 Developer: Rockfish GamesPublisher: Rockfish GamesPlatform: PCRelease Date: TBAPrice: TBA – Wishlist Here Everspace 2 is a space sim RPG hybrid with an emphasis on loot and exploration.  Developers Rockfish Games was able to cover the initial development costs with their own funds, while returning to Kickstarter to raise money for extra features in October 2019. I was able to get some ...

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Monster Train Review

Monster Train Developer: Shiny ShoePublisher: Good Shepherd EntertainmentPlatform: WindowsRelease Date: 21 May 2020Price: $28.99 USD/ $41.69 AUD – Available Here Video Review Overview Monster Train is a deck building roguelike. The attackers from Heaven are laying siege to one of the last Pyre shards that is powering a train on a mission to save Hell. To win, players will choose randomly sel...

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