Author: Nicole Kline

Nicole Kline is Warp Zoned's Senior Editor. She first began preparing for the job by climbing a milk crate to play Centipede in an arcade. You can find her on PSN under the name toitle or you can email her at nicole AT warpzoned DOT com.

The PAXpocalypse List: The Best of PAX East 2016


Believe it or not, we’re not living in a post-apocalyptic hellscape (depending on your political affiliation, insert your own Trump/Hillary joke here). But you’d never know it if all you had to go by was the 2016 PAX East show floor, which was overrun by dozens of titles that took place after the collapse of society… and a lot of them were pretty good.

But what if some disaster did befall the world and force PAX East attendees to forever wander the halls of the Boston Convention and Exhibition, feasting on whatever mac and cheese bowls or turkey legs they may find? That’s where Warp Zoned’s PAXpocalypse List comes in, because these are the games we’d keep playing if we could never venture outside again… (more…)

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Daily Scoop: April 28, 2016 – Another great bundle at Shirt Punch

Last night, I finally did it – I got the Platinum Trophy in Persona 4 Golden! It felt amazing. I had just one boss fight left, and it was harrowing. But now it’s done and I never have to play it again! Wait… actually, that’s kind of sad. I guess now I have to figure out other ways to not think about Persona 5!

The Humble Store is currently having a Lost in Space sale! Get Space Engineers for $8.49, Grav for $4.99, and Universe Sandbox 2 for $18.74, among others.

The Weekend Deal at Steam is early access to Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex – First Assault Online. You can play the game for free this weekend only, and if you decide you want to buy it, you can get it for just $7.49. The Deal of the Day is Hard West, which is on sale for $11.99. You can instead get the Collector’s Edition for $14.99.

There are some great t-shirts today! (more…)

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Daily Scoop: April 27, 2016 – Boss Fight Books back on Kickstarter!

For those of you who love reading about video games, I’ve got some awesome news! The amazing Boss Fight Books have a new Kickstarter going for Season 3, which includes Super Mario Bros. 3, Mega Man 3, and one of my personal favorites, Katamari Damacy! To celebrate, they’re offering digital versions of the first ten books in the series for just $15 over at Story Bundle. This is an incredible deal!

There are lots of great sales happening at the Humble Store this week. Nab Kerbal Space Program for $23.99, Starbound for $10.04, and The Swapper for $2.99, as well as Starwhal: Just the Tip, which is also just $2.99.

Grab Depth from Steam as part of their Midweek Madness deals for $6.24. Got a group of friends who want to join you for underwater team deathmatch? Get a four-pack for just $18.74. Today’s Daily Deal is Battlestation: Harbinger, which is on sale for $5.99.

Hit the jump to see today’s t-shirts! (more…)

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Daily Scoop: April 26, 2016 – Back from PAX East!

Hello, readers! We are finally back from PAX East! It was an exciting adventure full of board games, video games, wonderful friends, and a lot of water and cough drops. This was the fastest and most wonderful PAX East I’ve ever experienced. It flew by! And now I’m home, and I’m ready to bring you today’s best deals.

The Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle is live at Humble! It’s all games for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Pay $1 or more to unlock Retro City Rampage: DX, Affordable Space Adventures, and Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse. Beat the average to unlock Freedom Planet, Rhythm Thief and the Emperor’s Treasure, Citizens of Earth, and a Home Menu theme from Retro City Rampage: DX. Pay $13 more to unlock Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition and Darksiders II.

The Midweek Madness at Steam is Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Ultimate Edition, which is on sale for $7.50. The Daily Deal is on Alien Isolation, which is on sale for $12.49, or you can get the collection for $14.99. Add the Season Pass for $7.49.

Not too many shirts today! Hit the jump to see what I found! (more…)

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Daily Scoop: April 20, 2016 – We leave for PAX East tomorrow!

We leave tomorrow for PAX East, and I’m so excited! Tonight will be packing, and prepping, and doing things like cutting my hair, taking out the trash… all the fun stuff. You know how it goes! I’ll be all over the place all weekend, but if you want to try and see me, your best bet is to stop by the Unpub booth! Otherwise, I’ll be back scooping on Tuesday.

There are some great sales happening at the Humble Store! Torchlight II is $9.99, Final Fantasy IX is $16.79, and Lords of the Fallen is $9.99, among others. Check it out!

The Midweek Madness at Steam is Kerbal Space Program, which is on sale for $23.99. The Daily Deal is Order of Battle: Pacific, which is on sale for $19.99.

Just two shirts today! (more…)

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Daily Scoop: April 19, 2016 – Devolver Digital Humble Bundle

I finally did it – I finally got the Platinum Trophy in Diablo III: Reaper of Souls! Which means now I’m free to return back to Fallout 4, and also to finish up the Platinum Trophy in Persona 4 Golden. Hopefully I can wrap it all up before Uncharted 4 drops!

There’s an awesome new Humble Bundle, and it’s all about Devolver Digital! Pay what you want for A Fistful of Gun, Ronin, and Gods Will Be Watching. Beat the average to get Not a Hero, Shadow Warrior Special Edition, Dropsy, and 50% off The Talos Principle. Pay $10 or more to unlock Titan Souls and Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star.

At Steam, the Midweek Madness is on the Magicka Franchise. Get the World of Magicka Bundle for $25.82, which includes all of the Magicka you ever needed. If you’ve already got one of the two games and just need the other, Magicka is $2.49 and Magicka 2 is $5.09, not including any DLC. The Daily Deal is Sword of the Stars: The Pit – Gold Edition, which is $6.49.

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Daily Scoop: April 15, 2016 – The Yetee is killing it with these Final Fantasy VII shirts

I got to play a bunch of Broforce last night with Anthony Amato, and we had a blast! We played a ton of it on PC, but we’ve been revisiting it now that it’s on the PlayStation 4. I’m hoping to get in a little more Diablo III: Reaper of Souls this weekend, and maybe even get that Platinum Trophy finally. But mostly I’ll be doing homework and playing Dungeons & Dragons all weekend. Hopefully I’ll have some extra time!

There are some great sales happening right now at The Humble Store. Final Fantasy IX is out on PC now, and it’s currently discounted at just $16.79. Likewise with Code of Princess, which is $13.49. There are other sales as well, like Jalopy for $10.39 and Judgment: Apocalypse Survival Simulation for $13.49.

The Weekend Deal at Steam is on the Saints Row franchise. You can get the ultimate franchise pack for $28.45, or mix and match whatever you’re missing at a discounted price. The Daily Deal is NBA 2K16 and WWE 2k16, the former of which is $29.99 and the latter, $24.99.

There are some super cute t-shirts today! (more…)

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Daily Scoop: April 14, 2016 – Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is on sale now

Last night, I got to check out a bunch of great unpublished board games by some local game developers. It was a great time! I was too tired to play any video games when I got home, but I should have some time tonight to do that. I really need to check out the new Wasteland Workshop in Fallout 4!

There’s a Tripwire sale happening at the Humble Store. You can get Killing Floor 2 for $20.09, Killing Floor for $4.99, The Ball for $2.49, and several others.

Over at Steam, the Free Weekend is Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. If you like it, pay $40.19 for the regular edition, or $53.99 for the Gold Edition. The Deal of the Day is Mordheim: City of the Damned, which is on sale for $19.99.

There are some great shirts today! (more…)

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