Tag Archives: Video Game

F.T.Life – Jumps 4, 5 and 6

This is the key to self destruction. With it, one can see many ways to sacrifice for the “greater good.” If you drain away the energy, and use it all sprinting, you may find what you seek. That desperate drive can take you far. Further than most would even think. But when you get there, will there be anything left? <Previous / Next> ... Read More

Overwatch Celebrates its First Anniversary with More on the Horizon

It’s been a hot week for fans of Blizzard’s Overwatch and all the lore its team has put together since the game’s release. The official celebration saw to a bevy of free DLC newness for all the kiddies, including three new battle arena maps, skins for many popular characters, voice lines that add to your indirect smack talking and, of course, dancing; no party is complete without some dancing! Each character has a rather cool, unique dance move in their personal arsenal of... Read More

nerdslant Plays – Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series (Ep. 1)

Still got that Guardians of the Galaxy itch in need of a scratch after seeing Volume 2 for the umpteenth time in theaters? Telltale Games’ got you covered. From the people who brought you choose-your-own-adventure adaptations of Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Batman, and Borderlands comes Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series. Episode one, titled “Tangled Up in Blue”, came out back in mid-April but fell under the radar what with all the clamoring... Read More

F.T.Life – Jump 3

It was wonderful, and filled with beauty. That light, glowing softly in the dark, feeding off power that even he could barely comprehend.  Soft blue like that of a clear sky practically hypnotized the mind. The glow demanded attention. It was terrible, and promised death. <Previous / Next> ... Read More

F.T.Life – Jump 2.5

The screens, controls and light fixture flare and die in random intervals. Static veils over every visible surface. The FTL core rattles against its shielding. The very framework of the ship nearly shakes itself apart as it comes to an abrupt and sudden stop. Their one warning came too late. The pirates are upon the hapless crew. They’ve crawled right into the spider’s web, and soon, fangs shall dig into their hides and drain them of all hope. They should have stayed home. Now... Read More

Activision’s Call of Duty Global Reveal Offers Fans a Mouth-Watering Treat

Game developer Activision announced the global reveal of their latest Call of Duty title with an unexpected twist: The franchise is returning to its original roots, highlighting traditional combat with a historical World War II setting aptly titled Call of Duty: World War II. A vast departure from the futuristic technology, attack drones, wall running, and climbing we’ve seen in recent installments, World War II is taking us back to where it all started in 2003. Fan favorite... Read More

F.T.Life – Jump 2

Nothing makes sense. It’s all a garbled mess. The flash of violet is happy and alive, the underlying grey is sorrowful. In their locked conflict, they swirl, and both emotions are tainted with their counterparts. Their conflict wounds them both, but still they entwine. The light grows too intense. She squints up in confusion, blinded by the white that is left behind. <Previous / Next> Stay caught up on each and every new chapter of F.T.Life by subscribing to the nerdslant e-mail... Read More

F.T.Life – Jump 1

Systems are in… questionable condition. Sensors are on the fritz. Sophia, the only reliable pilot, is out of commission. The unlikely crew, it seems, is drifting aimlessly in a nebula… at least they hadn’t sheered the old vessel in half. <Previous / Next> Stay caught up on each and every new chapter of F.T.Life by subscribing to the nerdslant e-mail newsletter and click here for the complete chapter library. ... Read More

F.T.Life – Jump 0

Space, the gateway to the rest of our universe. Here we have a tale of adventure, taken to the stars. F.T.Life is a project that occurred to me while playing the computer game FTL; Faster Than Light. I highly recommend checking it out Steam if you haven’t already. These little characters move about the dangerous and unforgiving galaxy aboard a small metal vessel in the emptiness that surrounds our own little world. What must they feel? This more personal science fiction story will... Read More