You Must Build a Boat Review: Wet, wild fun

You Must Build a Boat Price: $4.99 System(s): PC (Also available on Android and iOS) Release Date: Month Date, Year Publisher (Developer): EightyEightGames (EightyEightGames) ESRB Rating: N/A Match-3 games tend to be a guilty pleasure. The problem is, it’s difficult to find one that really stands apart. Distinctive endeavors are difficult to find, given how more »


That Idolmaster Cinderella Girls trademark may be related to new mobile game

Back in February 2015, Bandai Namco did something rather unexpected. It trademarked Cinderella Girls in Europe. This is notable as the company has a mobile game called The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls involving the collecting and battling of various idols. It seemed as though the trademark could be tied to a localization of that title, but more »

Pokemon Shuffle headed from 3DS to Android, iOS

Everyone’s favorite Pokemon-based, matching addition is going to get a larger audience. It turns out Nintendo and The Pokemon Company have decided Genius Sonority’s Pokemon Shuffle is ready for the big time. Not that it wasn’t “big” on the 3DS. Millions of people are playing it on Nintendo’s handheld after all. But the companies feel more »

Here’s Your June 26, 2015 Indie Game Bundle Update

We have a nice, round number of indie game bundles available this week. There are 30 out there to choose from. However, the best bet doesn’t exactly fall into the indie game bundle category. It’s the Humble Borderlands Bundle, and it gives you a nice assortment of Borderlands games to enjoy. You should probably go more »

Serafina’s Crown Review: Small part of a bigger picture

Serafina’s Crown Price: $7.99 System(s): PC, Android and iOS Release Date: December 16, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Woodsy Studios (Woodsy Studios) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for strong language Visual novels are all about the story, right? Well, I’ve never seen such an elaborate story as the one told Serafina’s Crown. It’s the official sequel to a game called Serafina’s Saga, but there is so more »

Pokemon Jukebox lets Android users catch some tunes

If you need a little “Gym Leader Battle!” music to motivate you or want to hear the “Bicycle Theme,” then you’re in luck. Android device owners will be able to enjoy those sweet sounds with the Pokemon Jukebox. It’s a newly launched, free app that allows users to get all nostalgic with the themes from more »

Kickstart Purrfectly Ever After to help a cat become human and find love

Stories about animals that fall in love with humans and make a wish to become human themselves so they can be together are a familiar theme in folktales. Japanese kitsune are often the center of such myths. However, Purrfectly Ever After wants to tweak that tale. The Kickstarter otome game is asking for $7,555 to more »

A Threes Pebble clone has appeared

Threes is an absolutely fantastic puzzle game. It’s honestly one of the best apps you can put on your Android or iOS device. And now, the Threes Pebble clone puts it on your wrist. Now, this is of course an unauthorized port. The official version of Threes, from Asher Vollmer, Greg Wohlwend and Sirvo, is more »

Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories looks like a RPG Maker game

Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories is going to be Natsume’s second original installment in the Harvest Moon series, after The Lost Valley. The company claims to have taken feedback from fans seriously about this, the first Wii U, PC, iOS and Android installment in the series. While at least one of these improvements was evident more »

E3 2015: The year of the NFC figure explosion

Perhaps things have gone a little too far. When it was only Skylanders, the NFC figure fad was okay. One line, about 40 to collect and that’s fine. We can handle that. Except this proved to be more than a passing fad. It transformed into a cavalcade, with Disney and Nintendo following Activision’s example. Now, more »

Here’s Your June 20, 2015 Indie Game Bundle Update

It’s a day late, due to E3 2015, but here’s your Indie Game Bundle Update. Since the Steam Summer Sale is still on, there are only 30 indie game bundles to choose from. So few, am I right? Okay, it isn’t. But most of the offerings within have been in other bundles This week’s best more »

Cosmonautica Preview: An average space sim

With a fancy name like Cosmonautica, I was expecting something pretty spectacular when I dove into this space trading simulation. The trailer promised a new kind of sim, set in a goofy universe, with some funky accompanying music. Goofy and funky I checked off the list pretty quickly, but it doesn’t seem to be a more »