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Elite: Dangerous Chronicles 2: Docking Permission Granted

In the last episode of “Jerimiah fails at Elite: Dangerous“, I decided that after dumb-lucking my way through less than half of the training missions, I was ready to sit in the big chair. In today’s article, the trend of ramming my ship into everything around me continues, with a good bit of law-breaking thrown more »

Fate Tectonics Preview: Time absorbing

Fate Tectonics is the unique, new puzzle game that’s much like putting together a complicated puzzle, and then having a toddler smash it to bits. Sound frustrating? That’s the predominant emotion I expected to feel while playing Fate Tectonics and seeing hours of hard work go to waste. However, and quite surprisingly, the exact opposite more »

Andrew Traviss on Fate Tectonics, Golden Gear Inc. and pixels

A lot of interesting indie games find their way through Steam Greenlight, and it’s always interesting to learn more about what went into them. I recently had the pleasure of conversing with Andrew Traviss, co-founder of Golden Gear, Inc. Traviss is also the creator, designer, and programmer of Fate Tectonics. The game is currently available more »

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Pier Solar and the Great Architects is a day away

We’ve got another Kickstarter success story on our hands. If you helped back Pier Solar HD, the console and PC port of the Pier Solar and the Great Architects , you can expect to feast on the fruits soon. The first copies of the game are coming out on September 30, 2014. The PS3 and more »

Rituals Preview: A Story within a story

Rituals is a demo release from developer Oleomingus that offers players a brief taste of a fantasy world set in a radically reimagined vision of colonial India. The demo takes place entirely in the house of a deceased English colonial, yet the storytelling techniques Rituals employs are so expansive that by the time it ends more »

Hack ‘N’ Slash Review: Hack the world

Hack ‘N’ Slash Price:$19.99 System(s): PC Release Date: September 9, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Double Fine Productions (Double Fine) ESRB Rating: N/A Hack ‘N’ Slash is one of the results of the Amnesia Fortnight game jam that Double Fine held back in 2012, and is also probably the most interesting. The entire premise is unlike any more »

Here’s Your September 26, 2014 Indie Game Bundle Update

Ready for 31 indie game bundles again? Because that’s what you’re getting. This week’s indie game bundle update is here and it’s another huge one. There are lots of new bundles, and many of them contain games that haven’t been offered before. You can get away with some real steals! GamerTell’s Best Indie Game Bundle more »

Domestic Dog Review: For your Atari dog simulation needs

Domestic Dog Price: $2.99 System(s): PC Release Date: October 2014 Publisher (Developer): Surreal Distractions (Surreal Distractions) ESRB Rating:N/A – Appropriate for all ages. I have a hard time believing I typed the title that I typed, and yet, here we are. I am reviewing a game that is an Atari 2600 style domestic dog simulator. more »

Nyu Media releases The Sacred Tears TRUE JRPG

When it comes to Nyu Media, players have developed certain expectations. Essentially, we know the publisher will localized and publish Japanese doujin games outside of Japan, and these titles have typically been ones that, while good, weren’t text intensive. That changes with The Sacred Tears TRUE. The Sacred Tears TRUE is Nyu Media’s first, true more »

2 million Don’t Starve Together beta keys are waiting

Ready to try and fight for survival with a friend? It could happen soon! Klei Entertainment has been working on Don’t Starve Together, the multiplayer version of Don’t Starve, and the time for the beta is drawing near. It’s so close that the developer has generated two million beta keys. The goal of the Don’t more »

Domestic Dog: What the hell did I just play?

Earlier this month, we gave away free codes for an intriguing game simply titled, Domestic Dog. It’s a simulator game where you play, as the title explicitly implies, a domestic dog. The dogs and their homes are randomly generated, so it’s rare to get the same combination twice. Some of the dogs are average looking. more »

The Escapists Preview: Feigned complacence

My name was BaldEagle, and I was the baddest mutha in Center Perks minimum security prison. What did I do? It doesn’t matter. I wasn’t guilty. And even though the punishment for whatever it was I didn’t do was to take a time-out in a jail with flatscreen TVs with cable in every cell, caviar more »