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FTL: Advanced Edition is my favorite transit game

When I first got FTL, I played it almost non-stop. It’s a great game and is just random enough to be fresh every time, just standardized enough to be a familiar experience. It’s something that not many games manage. I loved the game so much, I even wrote a short story that amounted to FTL more »

I hate this Slowpoke Paradise Fishing game’s music

I’ve had it with Slowpokes. I take back what I said Mega Slowbro being the best. Because clearly, too much Slowpoke love has led Nintendo to creating unspeakable things. Like this strange reggae Slowpoke song. That, my friends, is just creepy. It was created to promote this new, Japanese, Slowpoke Paradise Fishing game online. Which more »

I still bought Alice in the Heart

You all know how I feel about the Alice in the Heart translation. It’s abysmal. Quinrose should have gone above and beyond to make their English debut perfect, and instead it’s a heart-wrenching mess. I still bought it. I expected far better from Alice in the Heart and Quinrose. Especially since Yen Press Seven Seas more »

Tangram Attack: Don’t become complacent

Earlier this month, I mentioned that Tangram Attack for the is more of a stylus skill trainer than a game about tangrams. This is still true, but now that I’ve had the game for a little longer I have noticed something else incredibly important. It is very easy to underestimate the difficulty of this game. more »

5 Simpsons games to play during the FXX marathon

When you try to think of good licensed games, The Simpsons aren’t really the property that floats to the top of your head. Hell, there are probably at least half a dozen games based on some facet of the Simpsons you haven’t even heard of. The rabbit hole for such a huge cash cow runs more »

Magnetic by Nature Review: The Ouya’s Super Meat Boy

Title: Magnetic by Nature Price: $8 System(s): Ouya (Also available on PC) Release Date: August 20, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Team TripleSlash (Team TripleSlash) ESRB Rating: N/A It’s a good thing I’m using the new Ouya controller, because my old controller would have shattered into plastic shards had I used it to play Magnetic by Nature. more »

Nintendo eShop Update for August 21, 2014

You know, I’m not sure what to think about the Update these days. It’s getting too unpredictable. One week, the and eShops will be sorely lacking in terms of content, then the next there will be more amazing games than you can afford to pick up in a week. This week is leaning toward the more »

Swing Copters is not the next Flappy Bird

So-difficult-it’s-practically-impossible has become its own game genre, thanks to mobile gamers. They elevated these ridiculously difficult titles, which provide five minutes of play at best for even the most skilled, to a commercially viable property. Flappy Bird is heralded is the “king” of this cluster, but I feel Swing Copters will be the impossible games’ more »

Sepulchre: You’ve Always Been Here

Guilt is a terrible thing. I don’t mean remorse, or guilt in the sense of assigning blame, I mean guilt as an emotion. The guilt humans experience doesn’t exist in the animal kingdom. Apes don’t feel guilty because they don’t love their children as much as they think they should, and they don’t torment themselves more »

Let’s Kickstart the Queen at Arms otome

Okay, so this is a Kickstarter project that really doesn’t need assistance anymore. Queen at Arms has already reached and passed its $2,500 funding goal. It’s past the $3,600 point, in fact, meaning it passed the Additional Sprites stretch goal and is nearing the Additional Romance Path $4,000 goal. Which is part of why we more »

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TinierMe returns as CocoPPa Play

I admit it – I’m a sucker for dress-up games. Which is why back when TinierMe, a dress-up social networking site with mini-games was around, I jumped on board. Free dress-up time with adorable avatars? Sold! Then it closed for monetary reasons, and I went on to satiate my immature gaming needs with various other more »

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Review: Cute girls beat everything up

Title: Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Price: $11.99 System(s): (Also available on Xbox 360) Release Date: August 12, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Mages (Division2) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence and Suggestive Themes If there’s one good thing about the Vita, it’s that it gives players a chance to be exposed to games that were overlooked more »