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Outland Review: Pretty backgrounds, ugly controls

Outland Price: $9.99 System(s): PC (Also on PS3 and Xbox 360) Release Date: September 29, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Housemarque (Housemarque) ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ for Fantasy Violence PC ports of console games are awesome, since you sometimes can’t always afford the newest consoles. Plus, sometimes you can get better quality on the PC. However, Outland is a games that more »

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse: Yo Ho Ho!

Title: Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Price: $19.99 System(s): (Eventually Wii U) Release Date: October 23, 2014 Publisher (Developer): WayForward Technologies (WayForward Technologies) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence and Suggestive Themes I know the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Kickstarter was a huge success, almost raising double the amount WayForward needed for the next game. more »

Battle Chef Brigade Interview: Cooking things up on Kickstarter

There are four days left before the Battle Chef Brigade Kickstarter ends, and it is an undoubtable success. I mean, what else can you say when Trinket Studios received close to double what the developer was asking for in funding? As of October 22, 2014, the crowdfunding endeavor passed $73,000 and met the stretch goal more »

Shall We Date?: The Niflheim+ is the best

I suppose it was inevitable. With all of the horribly translated projects NTT Solmare released, one had to wonder how long it would be before one good game came alone. Well, Shall We Date?: The Niflheim+ is that game. This is the otome game to get. It isn’t because it’s Halloween-themed and it’s October, though more »

The Sacred Tears TRUE Review: The Underdog

Title: The Sacred Tears TRUE Price: $9.99 System(s): Windows Release Date: September 25, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Nyu Media (AlphaNuts) ESRB Rating: N/A, but I’d say it’s appropriate for an Everyone 10+ kind of audience. The Sacred Tears TRUE is the kind of game that tugs at my heart. It’s the underdog. September, October, and November more »

4 Games to play during the Extra Life 24 hour marathon

Extra Life game day will soon be upon us. The epic gaming marathon fundraiser hosts an official game day every year so that participants can play their way through their marathon with friends. In some cases, Extra Lifers hold events on game day to create an even greater sense of community. Certain gaming venues even more »

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Candy Crush Soda Saga is the new Candy Crush Saga

Didn’t get enough virtual cavities from Candy Crush Saga? Well now there’s Candy Crush Soda Saga to give you even more of that sugar rush you crave. From here on out, I’m just going to call it Soda Crush. Because no one in the world is going to say Candy Crush Soda Saga every time more »

Play Fat Princess: Piece of Cake to get a free PS3 game

Get ready to take advantage of an opportunity to get a free game by playing a free game. Sony has just brought it’s Fat Princess series to mobile devices with Fat Princess: Piece of Cake. It’s a free-to-play, Candy Crush Saga kind of game. The reason you have to download and play it right now more »

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Battle Chef Brigade is speeding through stretch goals

I have high hopes for Trinket Studios’ Battle Chef Brigade, and it isn’t because I’d like to see an indie studio from my city get all kinds of funding. This looks like a genuinely unique, gaming experience. It’s as though Studio Ghibli decided to make a 2D iron chef game where part of the challenge more »

Chariot Review: Lovably transporting deceased monarchs

Chariot Price: $14.99 System(s): PS4 and Xbox One Release Date: October 1, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Frima Studio (Frima Studio) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild fantasy violence Chariot is one of those games that surprises out of nowhere. The cutesy 2D aesthetic wrapped around a physics-based puzzle/platform game is its biggest selling point. Don’t let this more »

Humble Bundle now offering browser-based games

If you’re not familiar with Humble Bundle, it’s only the greatest thing to ever happen to indie gaming. It offers amazing games at a huge discount, allowing you to pay what you want, with special bonuses if you pay over a certain amount. Right now, it’s offering several astounding games that you can play in more »

Treasure Fetch: Adventure Time actually improves Snake

Snake is a classic game that’s been with us since the 1970′s. You wouldn’t think there’s much to do with it. Yet, Treasure Fetch: Adventure Time did something surprising. It made Snake feel new again. Treasure Fetch: Adventure Time‘s goal is simple. Finn and Jake are after treasure, and have to go through 75 mazes more »