Spencer Campbell

PROFILE:

Spencer Campbell has summited many mountains just to shout, “Video games are for nerds!!” After extensive scientific testing, he has concluded that they are. He plans on accepting his Nobel Prize as soon as the dorks in Sweden return his calls.

Posts by Spencer Campbell:

Water works — The Flame in the Flood hands-on

by 2 months ago

Steam's Early Access service is constantly bombarded with roguelike survival games, but The Flame in the Flood from The Molasses Flood gives direction to what is normally an aimless genre. The …

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Not your average bear — Paddington: Adventures in London

by 2 months ago

Movie tie-in titles, especially ones for children’s movies, are almost universally laughably unappealing.  They’re usually either reskins of other games or half-assed attempts at simply retelling a movie’s story.  Paddington, …

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Platforming with ease and complexity — Mighty No. 9

by 3 months ago

Mighty No. 9 is one of the original Kickstarter darlings, and it looks like we’re finally going to be able to get our hands on it.  I was able to …

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Planes, boats and automobiles — Skylanders SuperChargers hands-on impressions

by 3 months ago

In SuperChargers, you play as a Skylander defending Skylands from the evil Kaos, who threatens the world with his "Doomstation of Ultimate Doomstruction," which is capable of eating the sky. …

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Hitman gets a showcase trailer at Square Enix conference

by 3 months ago

IO Interactive showed off a new Hitman trailer at Square Enix's E3 2015. Hitman, which was seen earlier this week at Sony's E3 press conference, got an all new trailer …

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Just Cause 3 gets a December release date

by 3 months ago

Just Cause 3 will be released on December 1, 2015, Avalanche Studios announced at Square Enix's E3 2015 conference worldwide. Just Cause 3 is an open world action game with chaos …

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Yoshi’s Woolly World gets October release date

by 3 months ago

Yoshi's Woolly World will release October 16, 2015, Nintendo announced during the Nintendo Digital Event at E3 2015. The next foray into the Yoshi universe will feature a yarn-based world …

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Skylanders SuperChargers will have Donkey Kong and Bowser amiibo support

by 3 months ago

Skylanders SuperChargers will have Donkey Kong and Bowser figures exclusively on WiiU, Karthik Bala, Vicarious Vision's CEO, announced at Nintendo's Digital Event. The models, named Turbo Charge Donkey Kong and Hammer Slam …

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Shenmue III raised $540,000 by the end of Sony’s E3 conference

by 3 months ago

Shenmue III was announced early on in Sony's PlayStation's E3 2015 press conference, and the Kickstarter project for the game was able to raise $540,000 before the one hour Sony press …

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Media Molecule reissues PS4 exclusive, Dreams

by 3 months ago

Media Molecule announced a new game, titled Dreams, at Sony's E3 2015 press conference. Dreams is an animation and sculpting tool.  Players will be able to sculpt anything they can …

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Guerilla Games announces new IP, Horizon Zero Dawn

by 3 months ago

At Sony's E3 2015 press conference, Guerrilla Games announced a new IP, Horizon Zero Dawn. Horizon Zero Dawn is an adventure game set in a dystopian future.  The trailer depicts a …

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Rare shows off Xbox One exclusive Sea of Thieves

by 3 months ago

Rare announced a new IP, Sea of Thieves, at Microsoft's E3 press conference. From the trailer, the game looks to be an open world adventure game that has players piloting …

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