Tag: Sid Meier’s Civilization Beyond Earth

The Best and Worst Video Games of 2014

You know, at first I was not going to make a best and worst video games list of 2014. As I stated earlier in the year, the concept of buying/renting video games had become an expensive adventure and I wanted to focus more on movies instead of video games for my site. But then I realized as I was looking over all my reviews of 2014 that I did in fact have a good enough portion of video games that I reviewed to make a decent list out of them and said, oh hell why not?

Looking back at 2014 when it comes to video games is like going to a strip club on a Tuesday. Ugliness and desperation as far as the eye can see, all of which are hoping you too are desperate enough to give them money for what is by all accounts sub par entertainment. The vast majority of video games released by the big dogs have not necessarily been bad as they have been ‘mediocre’ and ‘safe’. Which is depressing when you realize that the industry needs a swift kick in the balls that none of the games are willing to do. But there have been a couple of gems to come out and today we are going to highlight the ones that rule the shit house roost and the few that were able to crawl out of the cesspool of filth that is the video game industry of 2014. Continue reading “The Best and Worst Video Games of 2014”

Tanner Reviews Sid Meier’s Civilization Beyond Earth

imagesSorry. It has been a long couple of days. If it isn’t the schedule then it is a tragedy that cuts into my schedule. But hopefully I will be able to put it beside me for the moment and get a review written. So here we are and here we are looking at one of the most anticipated games to come out in 2014. Anyone who is a fan of turn based strategy (which includes myself if you have seen my top 20 favorite video games) has been waiting in anticipation for the latest edition of one of the greatest franchises in the genre’s history; the Sid Meier Civilization games.

This recent edition Civilization Beyond Earth takes us away from our primitive pre classical era beginnings and takes us once more into the future into a world of wonder and excitement in the sci-fi future. While it doesn’t have a lot of the bells and whistles Civ V, anyone who is a fan of the series will find it a very satisfying play to say the least. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews Sid Meier’s Civilization Beyond Earth”