This week, A Space for the Unbound blows Anthony away and it tops his best games of 2023 list over Diablo IV and Hi-Fi Rush so far. David Burdette enjoyed Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun, completely inspired by classic DOOM. Noah Rigsby flew to New York to preview two Team 17 games: Classified: France ’44 and Moving Out 2, both impressed him. Newcomer Dominique’ McClain brought VanillaBeast: Retro Knock-Out!, a Punch-Out! parody that brings in Leisure Suit Larry vibes.
Microsoft won against the FTC and their merger can proceed without interference in the U.S. The crew discusses their feelings on the matter.
Anthony Shelton hosts and produces the Gaming Trend podcast and creates opinion videos occasionally on YouTube. He carries some of the strongest opinions among the staff and is generally harder to impress. But if impressed, he sings developers' praises just as loudly. He typically plays everything except horror and most RTS, but genres he gravitates towards are platformers, FPS, racing, roguelikes, fighting, and loot-based games. He has quit Twitter and uses Threads. Follow him at iamashelton.