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:

Cities: Skylines — Easy to Build, Hard to Break

by 4 months ago

It’s impossible to avoid that Cities: Skylines stands on the shoulders of its predecessors. SimCity laid the foundation for modern city building games, and Cities: Skylines very much slips into …

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Crypt of the Necrodancer — Dungeon of Dance

by 4 months ago

Crypt of the Necrodancer is a one-of-a-kind rhythm rogue-like that has players battling to the beat to find mystical treasures at the bottom of a randomly-generated dungeon.  With a seemingly …

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Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm gets a release date

by 5 months ago

Blizzard has announced today that their upcoming free-to-play MOBA will be officially released on June 2. Heroes of the Storm will also have an open beta available on May 19. …

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Hand of Fate — Cards against humanity

by 6 months ago

Slicing your way through enemy hordes beat ‘em up style is a blast, but sometimes I want to relax and play a simple card game.  Indie developer Defiant Development says, …

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PS4 Sub Accounts Can Now Upgrade to Master Accounts

by 7 months ago

Turning 18 is great.  In America, it means your country trusts you enough to vote, buy cigarettes, and now Sony trusts 18 year olds to shed the restrictions presented a …

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Let Me Out of Here! — The Escapists

by 7 months ago

The idea of a prison break does nothing but excite me. There aren’t many prospects more thrilling than sticking it to the man using only your wits and the limited …

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Mortal Kombat X trailer features Ermac’s bonecrunching fatality

by 7 months ago

After being announced on NetherRealm's livestream event for Mortal Kombat X, the team released a trailer which shows off many of Ermac's special moves, including his fatality. Check out Ermac …

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Spencer Campbell’s Top 10 Games of 2014

by 8 months ago

2014 was a strange year for video games.  The first year of a new console release puts a lot of pressure on big developers, and many of them, most criminally …

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New Dying Light story trailer shown off at The Game Awards 2014

by 9 months ago

A new trailer shown off at The Game Awards is three minutes long and depicts all hell breaking loose.  The video clocks in at three minutes and is packed with …

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Conquest on a huge scale — Grand Ages: Medieval preview

by 10 months ago

Earlier this week, I went to a Kalypso press event where I got to see a demo of Grand Ages: Medieval. It’s being developed by Gaming Minds Studios, who created …

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Sneak in style — Crookz preview

by 10 months ago

Earlier this week, I was given a preview of the 70’s style heist game Crookz from Skilltree Studios. Crookz’ designer Sebastian Merkel showed off two levels as well as many …

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Let’s get evil — Dungeons 2 hands on preview

by 10 months ago

While at a Kalypso press event, I was able to get a demonstration as well as some hands-on time with Realmforge Studios’ Dungeons 2. I bought the original Dungeons hoping …

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