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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 »

Eitr Preview: Expect great things

I’m looking forward to Eitr, and you should be as well. I had the opportunity to sit down with Eitr’s indie developers during E3 2015. Their prior meeting ran late, as did mine, for reasons I would come to understand through meeting them. Eneme Entertainment is comprised of two people, artist and designer David Wright more »

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Undead Darlings Preview: Former NIS staff wants you to fall in love with zombies

There’s new Kickstarter online and, I must admit, I’ve been keeping a secret from you all. I’ve known about Mr. Tired Media’s Undead Darlings, from former NIS America staff Ryan Phillips and Nick Doerr, for about two weeks now. My apologies – I know secrets aren’t good for relationships, but I’m sure you understand. I more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, June 23, 2015

  Big week on the PlayStation Store. Lots of Batman, lots of games. But especially Batman. If any readers out there somehow hasn’t had Batman shoved down their throats in the past several months, I truly envy you, and I love Batman. Besides the Dark Knight, expect a whole bunch of new stuff, and a more »

Beyond Eyes didn’t surprise me

One of the most conceptually unique indie games at E3 2015 was Beyond Eyes, the story of a blind little girl who loses her cat and must leave the safety of her home to find it. I was as surprised as everyone else that a game like this was being made, but the entire concept 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 »

Wattam Preview: Whatta wonderful world

Wattam begins with a monster that wanted to devour the Earth. It was huge, grotesque and had a head that was the shape of the King and Prince of the Cosmos. It wrapped its tongue around the planet, pulling her towards its mouth. But the Earth had other plans. She revealed a bomb on her more »

Cubicle Ninjas brings practicality to virtual reality

E3 2015 had no shortage of virtual reality technology for me to try, and most focused on entertaining. However, one company, Cubicle Ninjas, is doing something entirely different with the technology. Cubicle Ninjas had two projects at E3. One was a virtual tour of Venice, Italy, which had the added benefit of basically being a more »

Edge of Nowhere Preview: 3rd person VR is still awesome

Edge of Nowhere, by Insomniac Games, is one of the first third person virtual reality games ever to be developed, and I had the privilege of demoing it at E3 2015. The Oculus booth was allowing press to demo only one game, and I had to make my choice in a split second. My knee-jerk 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 »

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Tale of Tales is shutting down, and I don’t know what gamers want

One of the questions that has been bouncing around since I was a young child was whether or not video games count as art. During the times of Jack Thompson, it was argued that video games couldn’t be banned, because the first amendment protected free speech. People would then go on to say that video more »