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The Attic: ‘Outlast 2’ Game Review

outlast 2 review

Welcome to The Attic, you better start praying… that every freaking thing stops chasing you. After Outlast 2 was pushed beyond the “Fall 2016” placeholder, I put it out of my mind for the time being. Fast forward to the

Point Streak Podcast: Mass Effect Andromeda

Point Streak could not resist the pull of a new Mass Effect release – better late than never!  In this episode the subject is ME: Andromeda…how did it turn out?  Beyond all the bugs, the memes and the controversies, is there

BTL Radio Podcast: Steam Customer Support

Hello Enthusiacs! Valve has been making some tweaks to how they present their Steam Customer Support information, so we brought Blake back to discuss the new information Steam is sharing and to put it in context for everyone else. The discussion

Let’s Play: Assassin’s Creed III

Assassin's Creed III

Took a bit of a hiatus on this franchise after wrapping up the Ezio trilogy, but now we’re back at it with Assassin’s Creed III! The days of the Italian Renaissance are gone and we now find ourselves in Colonial

Behind the Line: Localization of Akiba’s Beat

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“Localization is not just translation” This is what Lorenzo said last week on BTL Radio as I brought up Tom Lipschultz and the dust up surrounding him and his work on Akiba’s Beat. Since I’ve spoken about the nuance of

Let’s Play… Dawn of War III

Dawn of War

I honestly admit I wasn’t even tracking that Dawn of War III was releasing so soon, but I knew I had to play it as soon as I saw it was available. Once again the Blood Ravens Space Marine chapter,

Interview – Kyle Postlewait, Big Kitty Games

Hey there, Enthusiacs. As chance would have it, I recently made acquaintance with Kyle Postlewait, who is a game developer and creator of Big Kitty Games.  We had the opportunity to chat about his studio and Solace Crafting, the project

BTL Radio Podcast: Goodbye Greenlight, hello Direct

Hello Enthusiacs! Lorenzo returns to discuss the changes coming to Steam Greenlight, namely Steam Direct, and as usual we look at it from an angle that most coverage doesn’t take. After that, we also discuss localization once again, given the

Point Streak Podcast: Character Customization

This edition of Point Streak talks about the presence of Character Customization in modern gaming.  Not isolated to just fashion, gender and racial choices, some games allow the player to completely design the nature of its hero from the ground up.  What is the appeal

BTL Radio Podcast: QA Tools

Hello Enthusiacs! This week I finally decided to rant on the tools used on testing, including one particular pain in my backside… Fortunately Baron Fang helped to keep the conversation from devolving into frothing madness…  But that’s not all.  Baron