Leo Espada

Highly opinionated one half of GwtW.com, gaming for over 30 years.

The Death of Movie Tie-In Games, the Rise of Celebrity Endorsed Gaming

Movies and games, everyone has an entertainment budget and both industries want the most of it. Decades ago there was no doubt who the king of the entertainment dollar. Movies set all major records for revenue and sales. Today, the battle-lines are blurred. Game companies rushed to recreate popular movies into …

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MEAN GREENS: Plastic Warfare REVIEW

Online shooters may at times feel stuck in a rut. Shoot the terrorists, jump behind cover, shoot some more, congratulations you have a new hat. Next game, same thing, takes place in a different country. If you are looking for something new, you may be searching for The Mean Greens: …

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Is PC ever getting Gears of War Ultimate? Microsoft says early 2016

When Microsoft unveiled plans to remaster Gears of War dubbed the “Ultimate Edition”, it was intended for release on both consoles and PC. August 2015 saw the release of the Ultimate Edition, but only on consoles. PC Gamers have been left holding their… controllers in anticipation. After months of silence …

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Steam/VR Delayed – But HTC Promising A Much Better Product

First the bad news, Steam/HTC Vive virtual reality systems are in fact delayed. Pre-retail units for the new VR entertainment systems were originally meant to start shipping before this holiday season. The shipping schedules have all been pushed back. With certain units shipping early 2016 and full retail launch by April …

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Don’t Trust A Psycho With Your Car Keys – Tales of the Borderlands REVIEWED

Will the real Pandora please stand up? I’m confused, what I remember of Pandora was shooting monsters on a comic-art styled desert world. Sometimes alone, sometimes with friends, but always hustling for more money, better weapons, and better skills. Handsome Jack? I remember him, barely. Hyperion? OK some of the …

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10 Year Old Game Gets Patch – It’s Galactic Civilizations II !

They say making a game, is a labor of love. So you know a developer really loves their craft, when 10 years later after release, they are still releasing patches for it. Keep in mind Galactic Civilizations III is out (and getting regular updates) now, and these are not MMOs …

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Planet Nomads is Coming … Been Keeping an Eye On This One

Sirens are blaring. That’s what you remember most about how… it happened. That klaxon, that sound, it was almost as loud as the banging in your chest. Then the crash. Now you awaken, unsure of where “here” is. Your ship has tools, some food, but you happen to have the …

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Get Your Edo On – Tenshu General REVIEW

Want one word to describe Tenshu General? Simple. Sure that’s stating the obvious, but keep in mind that being simple can have both positive and negative connotations. There are game elements that benefit from uncomplicated and straightforward presentations. Simplicity, for example, can help keep learning curves low for high player accessibility. Having …

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