Fairune is a deconstruction of RPGs

It was $2.99. It’s difficult to resist a game at that price. Especially since it only cost a little more than a 3DS theme. For that price, Fairune was mine. It looked aesthetically pleasing and for $3, it’s difficult to complain about a simple timesink. Though, more can be ascribed to Fairune. It is a more »

Toys R Us cancelling Lucario Amiibo pre-orders

At the rate things are going, Amiibos are going to amount to a new currency for gamers. Especially if other stores start pulling a Toys R Us. I’m talking about today’s Lucario Amiibo fiasco. Things are afoot, there are issues with orders, and nobody’s happy. The Lucario Amiibo is a Toys R Us exclusive. As more »

5 Steam Holiday Sale 2014 Games to Buy: Day 2

We survived the first day of the Steam Holiday Sale! Go us! Our wallets aren’t even empty yet. That will surely change, since the event is running until January 2, 2014, but still. For now, we rejoice in the fact that we’ve been good and not spent all of our money on the first day. more »

There’s something about Lisa

If you’ll remember back to the last time you heard the name Lisa mentioned here on GamerTell, you probably remember the dancing, bearded prostitute. Yep, those completely bizarre trailers I shared with you have finally led to something tangible. December 15, 2014 marked the official release of Lisa: The Painful RPG. The mysterious project had more »

Here’s Your December 19, 2014 Indie Game Bundle Update

Need a last second gift for the holidays? Grab someone an indie game bundle. You’ll get them a lot of games for a great price, stuff they can enjoy well into the new year, and won’t have to worry about wrapping or delivering it. Especially since there are 20 indie game bundles to choose from more »

The Best Free Apps for December 19, 2014

From AppleTell SimCity gets a new experience, Fruit Ninja gets an update, and more. Read the full post on AppleTell »

Minecraft deserves to be popular

I’ve gotten just about nothing done today, work wise. That’s because I’ve been spending the past several hours playing Minecraft. It’s such a fantastic game that it really deserves the popularity it’s gotten. I mean, where else can you spend five hours re-creating a giant wing-wong out of iron blocks? Not that I’ve ever done more »


I pre-ordered a Meta Knight Amiibo I don’t want

I’ve hit a new low. In the midst of Pit Amiibo envy, I have done something I never thought I’d do. I pre-ordered a Meta Knight Amiibo from Best Buy. It may not seem like a big deal. Lots of people are pre-ordering retailer-specific Amiibos now, when they can. The other night, Target briefly opened more »

Pokemon Omega Ruby Review: A Fitting Revival

Title: Pokemon Omega Ruby Price: System(s): 3DS Release Date: November 21, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Nintendo (Game Freak) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon and Violence Last year’s Pokemon X and Y and 2002’s third generation of Pokemon, Ruby and Sapphire, have a certain kinship about them. In many ways, those were the generations more »

Gifts for the Literate Gamer: Video Game Books, Fiction Edition

Yesterday, we went over books for people who enjoy video games. Because, you know, the hobbies tend to overlap. There are a number of titles designed to offer an intellectual look at our favorite hobby, and we picked four of the best to suggest to you. Now, we revisit the issue, but this time ask more »

Appidemic: Corto Maltese: Secrets of Venice for iOS

From AppleTell Poison, bombs, priceless emeralds hidden by exotic ladies... Ah, Venice! Read the full post on AppleTell »

AR-K is a four-episode adventure game for iOS and Android

From AppleTell AR-K is a four-episode adventure game featuring Alicia, a former cop turned journalist, that's available now for iOS and Android. You'll solve the mysteries of why she was framed for a theft, what happened in a hazy one-night stand with a mysterious stranger, and what exactly is the powerful and unearthly Golden Sphere that suddenly appeared. Read the full post on AppleTell »