Beat Back Hell’s Horde in the New Campaign Trailer for ‘Doom’

Shane deLumeau
What more could you want from a game than non-stop action, countless hordes of demons, and a blood-curdling, gut-smashing, non-stop-or-you’ll-be-torn-in-two first person experience?! Well last year, fans were treated to a sneak peek of of Bethesda’s resurrected franchise ‘Doom.’ If you didn’t catch that, have a look below. Fans began to lose their shit when […]

Exploding Kittens is Another Game that Unlocks Excessive Love for Hilarious Cats

Maddie Ferguson
Cats and interest in cats has been on the rise for a few years now. With their unpredictable mannerisms, and overall sassy personalities (and adorable toe-beans) who doesn’t love a furry fat cat! The magical illustrators at The Oatmeal gifted the world with a new card game, Exploding Kittens. As an openly admitted crazy cat lady, this obviously intrigued […]

Board Game Review- Coup: Rebellion G54

Ready to rely on your wits to see you to the end of a fast-paced political struggle? Then Coup: Rebellion G54 is for you. Coup: Rebellion G54 is a sequel/expansion to COUP: City State, both of which were created by Rikki Tahta of La Meme Games. In both games, the basic rules are the same. […]

Formula D: Race for Your Life!

Formula D is a Formula One racing board game. Okay, now turn off that little warning signal in your brain that just made you yawn. This game is surprisingly engaging and dramatic, mostly thanks to the game’s natural tension between speed and stability. On the one hand, you want to be going as fast as […]

Stan Lee Comikaze 2015 Cosplay Album

Jake De Great
I had the opportunity to go to Stan Lee Comikaze along with Tim and Maddie. It was a great event besides being split in half due to the Obesity Week convention that for some reason needed half of the biggest hall instead of just taking the West hall completely and letting Comikaze be in the South […]

Until Dawn Review: You’ll Be Squirming and Screaming All Night

Until Dawn by Supermassive Games is, at its most general, a horror adventure game. Specifically, it is a game about eight friends reuniting at a private mountain lodge where two of their friends had gone missing one year prior. As the player, you control each of the characters in turn as they navigate this labyrinth […]

SXSW, Gamergate, and the Need to Do Better

Saigon. I can’t believe I’m back in Saigon. That kind of sums up my mental state for the last week or so. Seriously? This shit? AGAIN? Almost a year to the day, and we’re right back in gamergate hell. A week or so ago, the SXSW conference made the announcement that it was canceling several […]

Midnight Releases: Halo 5 Guardians

Toby Wan-Kenobi
We here at Echo Base are all about the user experience. Whether it’s going to a movie, a convention or a concert, we yearn to understand what makes fans of geek media tick. Today we’re going to look at video game releases, but not just any release, we’re going to look at this week’s midnight […]