Here’s an interview with Reverb Publishing executive producer Ted Lange on Sanctum 2. The game was developed by Coffee Stain Studios for PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. It combines tower-defense strategy and first-person shooter action. Lange talks about improvements made over the original Steam-only game, the different types of levels, the various characters and classes, and more. Check out the interview and let me know if Sanctum 2 is something that interests you!
On a side note, I think this is the first videogame interview I’ve done that … more
One of the newer vape shops in Los Angeles is The Vapor-Mart, located on the border of Hollywood and West Hollywood. For those of you not familiar with LA, this is one of the coolest areas in town, full of trendy restaurants and clothing boutiques. Adorned with paintings and sculptures from local artists, the vibe of The Vapor-Mart totally fits the neighborhood. Check out the video interview with co-owner Brian Worthy to learn how the store got started and to see some sweet artwork.
On the hardware side, the … more
Last month, I caught up with Janty president and founder Ludo Timmermans during my trip to the Philippines. Recently, the company has been making waves with the MiD One — a potentially gaming-changing vaping device with the most advanced features I’ve seen. While Janty’s future is definitely exciting, I was more interested in helping vapers learn about its past. Janty is one of the most influential and copied e-cig companies in the world, but I don’t think it gets enough credit for its contributions.
When most vapers hear “eGo,” they … more
Yesterday, I caught a demo of Path of Exile by Grinding Gear Games. The game is a free-to-play action-RPG that reminded me of an ultra-hardcore version of Diablo. The game also has features the reminded me of Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy X. The developer cites Magic: The Gathering and Call of Cthulhu as influences. Check out the video interview by Paul Semel above, as well as the screenshot gallery below.
One of the most striking things about the game is how customizable everything is. As … more
In October, I stopped by The Vapor Spot, a vapor bar in Los Angeles. The bar lets vapers try out different hardware and e-liquids. Many people buy their gear and juices online, often relying on message boards and reviews for information. While recommendations can be really useful, nothing beats being able to try out different vaping devices and sample different juices with your own mouth. This is what The Vapor Spot offers.
Last week, RPadholic N8R and I spent a few hours at the store. Like I … more
Wargaming.net is blowing up thanks to the massive success of World of Tanks. RPad.TV’s Justin Leeper caught up with Wargaming CEO Victor Kislyi to talk about the company’s phenomenal growth, learn about the next World of Tanks update, and get details on the upcoming World of Warplanes.
One of my E3 2012 surprises was NBA Baller Beats. This unique music-rhythm game for Xbox 360 Kinect is controlled with a basketball. Some of my colleagues thought it was a clever title, while others thought it was a bit silly. Personally, I love the idea of a DDR-type game controlled with a basketball. Check out the video below to get more info on NBA Baller Beats and see actual people playing it. When you’re done seeing the game in action, please let me know if this is something … more
The chilling frights and visceral action of Doom III are being taken to a new level in Doom III BFG Edition. This bundle packs the first three Doom games, 3D content, new levels, and more. RPad.TV’s Justin Leeper gets the scoop from Bethesda’s David Clayman in this video interview. Find out what’s new, what’s improved, and what’s included in Doom III BFG Edition.
Razer had three sweet products to show at E3 2012: the Battlefield 3-inspired BlackShark headset, the Taipan ambidextrous gaming mouse, and the Project Artemis concept controller for MechWarrior. RPad.TV’s Justin Leeper got the scoop on all three of these products from Razer’s Simone Seow. Check out the goods in the video below and let me know what you think of them in the comments section (please!).
Double Dragon Neon is a fun downloadable game set for a Summer 2012 release on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live. Featuring an updated version of the classic Double Dragon cooperative play — dubbed bro-op — this game is a love letter to the original arcade version and the ’80s in general. RPad.TV’s Justin Leeper caught up with Majesco’s Onix Alicea to learn more about Double Dragon Neon, as well as to exchange high-fives, chest bumps, and other bromantic gestures.