BY ON January 18th, 2012

We were all a little sad when Max Payne 3 was pushed back to May 15, 2012. Then we watched this video, about Max’s “targeting, weapons, and tactical movement”, and we became downright depressed. Look at how slow that Bullet Time™ is! It’s so slow! It is strange to think of Rockstar making a game with amazing shooting, but it isn’t strange to imagine Rockstar owning the month of May once again.

BY ON January 18th, 2012

Hero Academy is a turn based strategy game. Two teams enter a nine by five grid and fight to destroy each others’ jewels while protecting their own.

BY ON January 16th, 2012

Dead Island is game that is very near and dear to our hearts. It almost shuffled into our top ten list.

BY ON January 16th, 2012

As what will almost certainly be one of the last first party games created for the Nintendo DS, Kirby Mass Attack is a fitting tribute. It is effortlessly charming, deceptively simple, and absolutely adorable without going into the realm of cavity-causing sweetness. It allows you to choose your own level of engagement, whether that is to romp though without a care in the world, or to take on the challenge of getting every collectable and gold medal. Which ever way you go, you are sure to have a great time with Kirby Mass Attack.

BY ON January 15th, 2012

There are only a few games where buying the Collector’s Edition makes any sense, but Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is absolutely one of them. The game itself is worth $100 being that you could spend 200 hours playing it, and still have content left to burn. On top of that you get a frickin’ 12 inch dragon statue, an art book and a making of DVD. This is available for both Xbox 360 and PS3 (though you may want to hold off on the PS3 version since it has a nasty bug that still needs patching).

BY ON January 14th, 2012

No one on the ThriftyNerd staff speaks Japanese. This is, admittedly, one of our greatest faults (our greatest fault is loving too much).

BY ON January 14th, 2012

The PC downloadable versions of Dead Space and Dead Space 2 are on sale at Amazon for $5 each. Both games are chocked full of delicious tension and well worth a measly lincoln.

BY ON January 12th, 2012

Some of us here at ThriftyNerd are easily spooked. By some, I mean myself.

BY ON January 11th, 2012

Look to the future young thrifties! The gang gets together and talks about they think are the most interesting games of 2012. Parie is heavily medicated after having his back go out on him, and nonsense is ever-present.

BY ON January 11th, 2012

The fall/winter rush of games has come to an end, but don’t put your wallet down just yet.

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