REVIEW: Ubisoft’s Trials Rising

The geeks are back with a review of that latest entry in the Trials series – Trials Rising.

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Episode 97: The Geeks Play Starlink

This week, the geeks embark on an epic space odyssey as they review “Starlink: Battle for Atlas.” Released by UbiSoft Toronto, this toys-to-life game hopes to be the hit of the Christmas season.

How do the little toys work? What game does Erik keep comparing it to? And is this the perfect way to introduce your kids to the realm of science fiction?

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Episode 95: Rise of the 30 year-old sequel

With a new sequel to the film Halloween just around the corner, a full 40 years after the original, the Geeks will journey back to the 80s, when some of the greatest movie franchises first rose from the roiling oceans of the blockbuster era, and continue to cast lumbering shadows on the movie landscape of today, some 20, even 30 years later.

What made these giants of cinema first stand out? What has endured and has kept them alive (for good or ill) in the present cinematic environment? And how have the sequels, set decades later hold up the ideals and unique elements of the films that first spawned them?

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Episode 94: No Free-To-Play Lunch!

This week, the geeks delve into the world of Free-to-Play.

How has this new phenomena affected the gaming landscape? What are the upsides, and downsides, of being able to try something, but then have to pay to keep the good times rolling? Is this approach to offering a taste actually new? And where do we draw the line, between having our fun time gated, and our wallets enticed?

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