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Casual Friday Casual Game Update for July 25, 2014

This weekend is not one you want to spend inside. I know, this is the casual game update and I should probably be encouraging gaming, but this weekend I just can’t. It’s too beautiful out. So here’s what you should do. Quick glance at this list of four casual games that are coming out, see 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 »

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 »

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Google is right to take a closer look at free-to-play games

The term “free-to-play” has grown more and more misleading with the way some games handle microtransactions. The European Commission has asked companies to be more forthcoming about games listed as free that are nearly unplayable without spending some money. Google will implement some of the changes asked for in September. Those include not listing games more »

Casual Friday Casual Game Update for July 18, 2014

It’s time for casual games! This week has a rather brief update. There are four casual games. Three are your expected hidden object titles, two of which are for both Windows and Macs. The last is a free-to-play pachinko game. Also, don’t forget that GamerTell is giving away 2 keys for Vertical Drop Heroes HD. more »

Video Game Critic Simulator is good for a few laughs

My parents raised me to realize that sometimes you really need to just laugh at yourself. Sometimes making others happy at your expense is as good for you as it is for them. There’s a reason I always say “Hump Day!” at least once every Wednesday. I don’t care if people laugh at me, at more »

Casual Friday Casual Game Update for July 11, 2014

Oh those Fridays. You know you’re just coasting through today. So why not enjoy some casual games while you do? This week’s pretty typical when it comes to casual games. Most of the titles are hidden object or time management games. However, there is also Pyro Jump, an action game that, I must say, looks more »

Super Smash Bros. tournament is on at San Diego Comic-Con

That Super Smash Bros. Wii U tournament at E3 2014 must have gone over as well as it seemed to, as Nintendo is following it up with another one! This time, the tournament will be held at San Diego Comic-Con on July 25, 2014. Except thing time, the Wii U is out and the 3DS more »

I’ll buy a PS4 for RIME, Witness, and Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture

I am a huge fan of indie games. I love supporting the “little guy”, so to speak. This adoration has led me to a tough decision. I didn’t have any plans to buy a “next generation” console any time soon, but this year’s indie offerings might make me change my mind. While everyone’s heard of more »

Disney pulled a Zynga with Disney Checkout Challenge (Update)

Have you heard about Disney latest iOS and Android game, Disney Checkout Challenge? It’s a iOS and Android game where players act as a checker in a grocery store. Items come down the line, players scan them, points are awarded and you build up a “collection” of different products. Wait, that sounds familiar. Why, it more »

SQUIDS Odyssey Review: Tentacles and Funny Hats

SQUIDS Odyssey Price: $14.99 System(s): 3DS (Also available for Wii U) Release Date: July 3, 2014 Publisher (Developer): The Game Bakers (The Game Bakers) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Fantasy Violence SQUIDS Odyssey is the jam-packed, handheld debut of The Game Bakers’ up and coming franchise based on a ragtag group of cephalopods who wear funny hats and more »

Casual Friday Casual Game Update for July 4, 2014

Hey, what are you doing here? It’s the 4th of July! Oh, I see, you’d rather kick back and relax with a casual game, rather than go out with some fireworks and try to set the sky (and hopefully not other things) aflame. Well, this week is a rather lackluster one for casual games. There more »