Category Archives: Thoughts

Why I Extra Life – Mark

Hey Gamers,   As I sit here in the birthing unit of the IWK, I am thinking about Extra Life and why it is so important to our local community.  The training, staff, and technology available for us during this time is absolutely amazing.  There are a few reasons why I Extra Life,  so why […]

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Jeff “Raider” Raine – Issue #0

Hello ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce myself, my name is Jeff “Raider” Raine and I’m the newest addition to the Nova Gamer roster. One of the things that I enjoy almost as much as gaming are comic books and one of my favourite things in comics is when we get issue #0 to […]

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Are shorter games worth their asking price?

I’ve had plenty of opportunity to review and play all sorts of indie games for NovaGamer in the last few months. From Papers, Please to Evoland, I’ve seen worlds and experiences that may not have happened if not for the proverbial price tag on the box. Most new indie games launch with the intent to […]

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PC Gaming is at its best since 1990!

Hey all RP here! It’s true! Although consoles and handhelds have their fair share of gaming, PC gaming has come a long way since the first PC game, OXO a tic-tact-toe related game, was released in 1952. Despite the huge gaming industry out there now, PC gaming is still on the rise! In fact PC […]

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It’s been a busy time here at NovaGamer, unfortunately not the good gaming type. Some of us have managed to get in some good play time, but some (me) only managed a little play time. Let’s take a look at what we have been playing! Dave (djskizim) – Between moving, work, and a new puppy, […]

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The stack. The back catalogue. The never ending pile of shame. NovaGamer editors have previously posted their own thoughts and woes on this topic, but I started thinking more and more about managing this growing list of titles I haven’t played or finished in my library. Here are some cool resources I’ve come across when […]

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Hey Gamers, I was thinking about a topic raised earlier about gaming and kids, and I started thinking. Many people and website are very quick to blame all the social issues on gaming, But has any body actually looked at the benefits to gaming? In my life, I have had 2 instances where a doctor […]

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Hey Gamers, Ben’s latest post really got me thinking;  and instead of posting an article long comment in the comments section I figured I would write a post on it.  Believe it or not, here in Canada we are actually quite lucky when it comes to games and ratings! Here’s why; In Canada it is […]

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Lara Croft is back, and this time shes looking for adventure, but adventure finds her first. Crystal Dynamics is back with a reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise. I’ll be honest, I didn’t play much of the later titles, but this one just appealed to me so much. All of the footage I had seen […]

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Hey Gamers, I was thinking of my all time favorite boss encounters and figured I would do a article. So here it is, my top ten boss encounters. Enjoy! #10: Gears of War 2 – Rift Worm Although the Rift-worm is technically not a boss, I felt it deserved a place on the countdown because […]

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