Alien Shooter Vengeance Review

Alien Shooter Vengeance   Platforms:PC Links: Official Site Gameplay:Blast scores of aliens in this 2.5D isometric shooter. The game has the feel of the “Fallout” series put into an action game. 8/10 Intangibles:Feels old school, but plays very… Read More

Mid-CoreGamer.com Update, Mid-Core Manifesto 1.3, Mid-Core Gamer Review Format

We have been working feverishly to get our support for the Mid-Core community launched.  We have received tons of feedback, and we have been altering our udeas and plans accordingly.  First off, the initial version of http://www.midcoregamer.com is… Read More

Midcore Gamer: Update, Web site, Wiki, Creative Commons

We’ve had a flood of interest and feedback over our Midcore Manifesto posted last week. and much of it has been very positive. The idea of Midcore has filtered out to places like Kotaku, Joystiq, RockPaperShotGun, NerdNYC, Destructoid,… Read More

Mid-Core Gamer Manifesto

A few weeks back, we here at 8bitrocket.com declared ourselves to be Mid-Core Gamers. Jeff’s declaration was met with a smattering of agreement from other sites, but it was not an earth shaking response. Still, it was encouraging,… Read More

To Coin A Phrase?

It looks like Jeff’s blog yesterday about being a “Mid-Core” gamer has struck a chord with a few people.  We had one of our best days ever yesterday (traffic-wise) and we got some good placements on sites like… Read More

Am I a MID-CORE gamer?

I hear the term GAMER all the time. Usually it is used with disgust as someone asks if I am one. By GAMER, they mean a sweaty teen in his parent’s basement, or a sweaty 40 year old… Read More

Review: "Carnival Games" For The Nintendo Wii (7.5 out of 10)

“Carnival Games” from Global Star software for the Nintendo Wii is the best game ever made about, umm, Carnival Games. This is certainly a game that would have been a minor failure on any other platform, but on… Read More

Indie Game Showcase: New Star Soccer 3 – the best $20 I've spent in a LONG TIME!

Do all the fancy controls of the Fifa series confuse, frustrate or annoy you? Do you value playability over fancy rendered realistic images of Ronaldo’s bald head? If you have any interest in Soccer, or role playing games,… Read More

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