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Carston Carasella

Carston is a freelance writer hailing from the always humid Sunshine State. He enjoys RPGs, grand strategy games, 80's New Wave and post-punk, and anything PlayStation related. If Game of Thrones, Mass Effect, or Chinese food are your thing, find him on Twitter @RolandDucant.

‘Sundered’ Creates a Beautiful Descent into Madness

Sundered beautifully melds genres and thematic styles to create a hauntingly wonderful world filled with danger and madness.

My Favorite Stephen King Adaptations

Not every Stephen King story has translated well to film, but these are a few of the best.

Review: ‘THOTH’ Trades Substance for Style

THOTH’s fresh take on a classic genre is as refreshing as it is lackluster.  Stylish yet barren level design and an overall lack of meaningful content stop this twin-stick shooter from elevating itself to a truly great title.

Talking Point: Has the Indie Genre Entered its Golden Age?

It goes without saying that over the past decade, the indie genre has come out of the shadows and defined itself as a viable source of quality gaming experiences.

‘ATOMINE’ Review: A Flawed but Promising Twin-Stick Shooter

We take a look at the gridded and minimalistic twin-stick shooter Automine by indie developers Broken Arms Games.

1996 Redux: The Sleeper Hit that is ‘Revelations: Persona’

 It goes without saying that the Shin Megami Tensei subseries, Persona, has become one of the most beloved RPG series in recent memory, but it didn’t start out that way.

Free PlayStation Plus Games for July Revealed

As July is fast approaching, Sony recently released the list of free games coming to PlayStation Plus members for the next month.  Big name titles like Until Dawn and Telltale’s Game of Thrones series head up the list.  

‘Drifting Lands’ Review: A Flawed but Enjoyable Shmup

Drifting Lands' engaging loot and combat system, coupled with its RPG elements, make it a decent sci-fi shmup that just falls short of being truly great.

Top 5 Most Anticipated XBox Games from E3 2017

E3 2017’s press conferences showcased a multitude of games ranging from AAA juggernauts to indie darlings. No conference demonstrated this better than Microsoft's event, with over forty games being shown.

Bethesda’s E3 2017 Press Conference: ‘The Evil Within 2,’ ‘Wolfenstein 2,’ and much more

While this year’s Bethesda press conference lacked the general enthusiasm and liveliness of year’s past, it did offer up several exciting announcements and gameplay reveals.