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Why do I do this to myself: Animal Boyfriend edition

In case you were wondering if Android Amusements has turned into a (semi)weekly feature where I play horrible mobile games and wonder why anyone bothered playing them, stop right there. It has. The fact that this week I tried Animal Boyfriend only confirms it. Especially since I was actually excited about Animal Boyfriend. A friend more »

Unrest proves again that players’ decisions don’t matter

Am I still upset about Pyrodactyl Games’ Unrest? Well, now that I know there are no plans to provide an ending and a sequel wouldn’t import save files, the answer is absolutely, “Yes!” But, after more reflection, I’ve come to understand why and it’s for a reason which all gamers can identify. More and more, more »

Pyrodactyl Interview: No absolutes in Unrest

If you’ve been following GamerTell, which I hope you have, I’m sure you’ve noticed the recent focus on Pyrodactyl Games’ Unrest. A Kickstarter success story, this narrative-driven adventure just released and grabbed me. I connected with the game and fell in love, then finished it with a broken heart. Frankly, Unrest‘s “ending” left me wanting more »

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Unrest Review: An Ubrupt and Unsatisfying End

Unrest Price: $14.99 System(s): PC Release Date: July 23, 2014 Publisher (Developer): KISS ltd (Pyrodactyl Games) ESRB Rating: N/A I feel betrayed. Unrest has let me down. I’d even say I’m close to rioting, which is ironic given the nature and tone of the game. It’s heartbreaking as well, because 1.8 hours into Unrest, I more »

I Want Tanya to have a happy ending with Hanu in Unrest

It’s a sticky situation. The idea of arranged marriages is repulsive, disrespectful to both parties, and antiquated. Yet, as I play Pyrodactyl’s Unrest, I can’t help but wish for the young teenagers, Tanya and Hanu, to have a happy ending. I’m getting ahead of myself. Unrest is a Kickstarter success story that tasks players with more »

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review: More than a war game

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Price: $14.99 System(s): PS4 (Also available for PC, Xbox One) Release Date: June 24, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Ubisoft (Ubisoft Montpelier) ESRB Rating: “T” for Teen War is often glorified when it comes to the world of modern video games, but never explicitly detailed as an abhorrent, turbulent time for everyone involved. It’s cool more »

Square Enix and Google Play holding awesome Final Fantasy summer sale

Starting right now through August 18, 2014, Square Enix and Google Play are cycling through sales for a handful of Final Fantasy games! Android users/Final Fantasy fans definitely shouldn’t miss out on this, as these games are normally $15.99. Through the sale, they’ll be marked down to $7.99. That’s not bad at all, considering some of more »

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut Review: Whip-smart

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut Price: $9.99 System(s): PC(Steam) Release Date: July 15, 2014 Publisher (Developer): WayForward (WayForward) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Fantasy Violence and Suggestive Themes I’m a pretty big fan of WayForward. I haven’t been able to get to everything it has ever developed, but every game I have played has occupied more »

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Where’s the multiplatform Peggle 2?

I’m a self-proclaimed Peggle addict. I savored that game, enjoying it immediately after its 2007 launch on the PC, but then also following it to the PS3 and even putting it on my Nexus 7. Which, naturally, left me feeling quite betrayed when EA made the ridiculous decision to take what was originally a PC-exclusive more »

PlayStation Store PLAY 2014 stars 4 indie darlings

It’s that time of year. Every summer, Sony has a PLAY extravaganza where people who buy certain games can get money back. This year’s PlayStation Store PLAY 2014 titles have been announced and this could be the year where you buy every game and get the $10 back. Why? Because all four games are amazing more »

Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited Preview: No Loss of fidelity

You can’t imagine how hard it is to do a preview of a Vita port of a game. Especially when it’s a game like Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited, a game you just previewed at E3 2014. So insead of retreading things I already discussed last month, or dare risk this sounding like a review, more »

Indie Game Maker Contest’s 10 Best Games

Created by RPG Maker and Humble Bundle, the Indie Game Maker Contest is a competition that pits indie game against indie game. Cash prizes are up for grabs so developers and individuals alike have put their creative hats on, and submitted their best ideas. The “People’s Choice” winner is decided by how many votes a more »