I was one of the many people who was disappointed by the original "Hearthstone" announcement, hoping for something larger like the next "Diablo III" expansion or the next installment to "World of Warcraft. " I’m a big fan of the "Warcraft" universe and have been for years, but until I actually saw the beta for myself, I was not enthused.
The squad presses up against the cover, silent as can be. Peeking over the edge, they get a view of the alien patrols that wander the Small Town, USA street – the tiny squad of three is easily outnumbered five to one.
I’m going to deviate from the norm here and review an older game that I haven’t seen talked about since it was originally released in 2008 by Zaratustra Productions, an odd little gem called "Eversion".
It took a couple weeks of convincing by a friend for me to try this game. He swore up and down that I would like it, made me watch him play, tried everything he could to make me ignore my natural dislike of rogue-like games. Eventually I relented, because there was just something about the game that called to me.
I guess it’s my fault; after Rain-Slick 3, I was eagerly anticipating what Zeboyd and Tycho would do with the final chapter in the Penny Arcade series. I tore through Rain-Slick 3 with zeal, a smile plastered on my face from beginning to end, and I played all the DLC that came with it. I went to a panel at…