Nate Johns

Nate has been playing games for as long as he can remember. He enjoys playing most genres from sports games to FPSs to RPGs and action-adventure games. He also loves diving into data and making visualizations to help tell the data's story. While not gaming, Nate can be found outside hiking, walking, running, and just generally enjoying life.

Madden 21 Simulation Week 2 – Patriots at Seahawks

Last week Madden 21 correctly picked the Steelers over the Giants (not that it was that much of a contest. This week we see if Madden 21 can pick between the Sunday night matchup when the Patriots visit the Seahawks.

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning – Ready to Return to the Faelands?

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning was one of the games that should have done so well but it was plagued with behind the scenes issues that ultimately doomed it. Now eight years later, THQ Nordic has brought Kingdoms of Amalur to a new generation of gamers.

Madden 21 Simulation Week 1 – Steelers at Giants

The NFL 2020 season is upon us! That also signals the return of my weekly Madden simulations. This season I am going to try to sprinkle in some videos as well but will save those for some of the bigger matchups. Let’s get to the first simulation. The Steelers at the Giants!

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning – Choose Your Destiny: Might Trailer

A new trailer for Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning has dropped and this time focuses on the Might skill tree. You can use these skills to deal damage and withstand punishment. Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning launches on September 8, 2020, on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

Mortal Shell: An Average Gamer’s Review

When Mortal Shell launched on August 18, 2020, it was seen as a great way to enter the world of the “Soulslike” genre perfected by FromSoftware. I have always been interested in that type of game but have shied away due to the difficulty so when Mortal Shell came along I jumped at the chance to try it out.

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Recocking – Choose Your Destiny: Finesse Trailer

THQ Nordic has released a new trailer for the upcoming Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning. The new trailer highlights some of the skills and playstyles associated with Finesse builds. The game, which is a re-release of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, lands on September 8, 2020.

Mortal Shell – First Impressions

Mortal Shell is a new “souls-like” game from indie developer Cold Symmetry. The team is only about 15 people and has done a fantastic job on the game, which released on August 18, 2020, on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC through the Epic Store.

The Umbrella Academy Season 2 Review

The second season of Netflix’s surprise hit The Umbrella Academy released on July 31, 2020. It’s a worthy follow up to the first season even if there were a few familiar notes. There will be mild early season spoilers as well as spoilers for Season 1, so let’s get to it.

Xbox Games Showcase Trailer: Grounded

Microsoft Game Studio’s developer Obsidian’s next game is Grounded which has a very Honey I Shrunk the Kids vibe. It comes to the Xbox Game Preview program on July 28, 2020, and will be available on Xbox Game Pass. You can play alone or with friends as you try to survive in your own backyard.

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning Announcement Trailer

The troubled Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is being re-released on PC and current generation consoles on September 8, 2020. There are several versions available which start from $49.99. If you don’t remember Kingdoms of Amalur, I don’t blame you. It came out in 2012 and went through a host of problems due to the studio that created it going under. One of the bigger storylines with the ...

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Beyond Blue – Review

Beyond Blue, E-Line Media’s newest game, has launched on PC and consoles. It has been out for a while on Apple Arcade but just came to PC, Xbox, and PlayStation on June 11, 2020. The game follows Mirai as she follows a group of whales she has tracked for some time. We follow her as she deals with the whales as well as some personal issues. Story We join Mirai and her team as they undertake a...

MHG Madness – TV Edition – Championship Results

After a long tournament and hard-fought final, our MHG Madness TV Edition champion has been crowned!

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