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Tiny Tower Vegas is a blatant cash grab

I like NimbleBit. I appreciate that the developer makes free-to-play iOS and Android games that you can (normally) actually enjoy for free. Which is why I was excited about Tiny Tower Vegas. Disco Zoo had me obsessed, I played Star Wars: Tiny Death Star for weeks, even though I’ve never seen a movie or played more »

Square Enix bringing Dragon Quest to the perfect platform

Yeah, so, I like Dragon Quest a lot. Sometimes it’s hard to tell is Square Enix does too. On one hand, we got a weird-but-somehow-still-fun port of Dragon Quest 8 on mobile platforms. On the other, the 3DS has had like 3 awesome Dragon Quest remakes that have yet to leave Japan. Being a fan more »

Jane Jensen Interview: Gabriel Knight rules the night

It’s a big year for adventure fans. Sierra’s resurrected. Jane Jensen’s Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Father 20th Anniversary is getting a remake. People are realizing point-and-click is not dead. It’s all quite exciting. And now, as the icing on the cake, Technology Tell’s Gaming Channel has been given a chance to talk to Jane more »

Sashimi Dash is a terrifying Swing Copters clone

I’m in big trouble guys. There’s this thing, and it’s after me, and… oh God, here it comes again! Dash, Sashimi Dash! For the end is nigh! If that ridiculously terrifying cat doesn’t get you, then surely the chopsticks will spear you from the sides and shove you into some other being’s gullet. Rage against more »

Dink Smallwood HD NPCs remember everything

We’re living in a console generation where many action, adventure, and RPG games are expected to offer choices that matter. Players want their actions to have consequences. So imagine my surprise when I picked up Dink Smallwood HD, the iOS port of a classic, quirky RPG, and discovered these NPCs just don’t forget. See, I more »

FTL: Advanced Edition is my favorite transit game

When I first got FTL, I played it almost non-stop. It’s a great game and is just random enough to be fresh every time, just standardized enough to be a familiar experience. It’s something that not many games manage. I loved the game so much, I even wrote a short story that amounted to FTL more »

I hate this Slowpoke Paradise Fishing game’s music

I’ve had it with Slowpokes. I take back what I said Mega Slowbro being the best. Because clearly, too much Slowpoke love has led Nintendo to creating unspeakable things. Like this strange reggae Slowpoke song. That, my friends, is just creepy. It was created to promote this new, Japanese, Slowpoke Paradise Fishing game online. Which more »

I still bought Alice in the Heart

You all know how I feel about the Alice in the Heart translation. It’s abysmal. Quinrose should have gone above and beyond to make their English debut perfect, and instead it’s a heart-wrenching mess. I still bought it. I expected far better from Alice in the Heart and Quinrose. Especially since Yen Press Seven Seas more »

Tangram Attack: Don’t become complacent

Earlier this month, I mentioned that Tangram Attack for the is more of a stylus skill trainer than a game about tangrams. This is still true, but now that I’ve had the game for a little longer I have noticed something else incredibly important. It is very easy to underestimate the difficulty of this game. more »

5 Simpsons games to play during the FXX marathon

When you try to think of good licensed games, The Simpsons aren’t really the property that floats to the top of your head. Hell, there are probably at least half a dozen games based on some facet of the Simpsons you haven’t even heard of. The rabbit hole for such a huge cash cow runs more »

Magnetic by Nature Review: The Ouya’s Super Meat Boy

Title: Magnetic by Nature Price: $8 System(s): Ouya (Also available on PC) Release Date: August 20, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Team TripleSlash (Team TripleSlash) ESRB Rating: N/A It’s a good thing I’m using the new Ouya controller, because my old controller would have shattered into plastic shards had I used it to play Magnetic by Nature. more »

Nintendo eShop Update for August 21, 2014

You know, I’m not sure what to think about the Update these days. It’s getting too unpredictable. One week, the and eShops will be sorely lacking in terms of content, then the next there will be more amazing games than you can afford to pick up in a week. This week is leaning toward the more »