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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 »

Costume Quest 2′s final costume is disappointing (Spoilers)

Again, just to make sure, this little piece is going to contain some big ol’ Costume Quest 2 spoilers. Like, the biggest Costume Quest 2 spoilers possible, probably. I’ll even break the text here, just in case. So, there’s a final, secret costume you can unlock right before the end of the game. It’s a more »

Enter the InnerSpace on Kickstarter

In the same appealing way that Darksiders is the “sampler” of  main stream videogames, InnerSpace appears to be a loving mixture of lesser known titles. Created by PolyKnight, InnerSpace seems to have elements of  Flower, Antechamber and Shadow of the Colossus as core ingredients to its recipe. The basic idea is for players to pilot an aircraft through an inside-out world, fulfilling the 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 »

Costume Quest 2 Review: Sugar-coated

Costume Quest 2 Price: $14.99 System(s): PC Release Date: October 7, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Midnight City, Majesco (Double Fine Productions) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence Costume Quest 2 is exactly what it sounds like. More Costume Quest! Several hours of it, even! This is a sequel in the purest form possible. There was 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 »

Alien: Isolation Review: Haunting

Title: Alien: Isolation Price: System(s): PS4 (Also available on PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC) Release Date: October 7, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Sega (The Creative Assembly) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood, Strong Language, and Violence I couldn’t play Alien: Isolation at night. The notion of being alone, in a dark room, in an empty house, more »

Deciding between Alien: Isolation and Evil Within

October is brutal on gamers. Traditionally, October and November are the busiest months, as every company wants to have their game out in time for the holiday shopping season. Which means people often find themselves torn between two games, like Alien: Isolation and The Evil Within. In this particular circumstance, both games came to next 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 »

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6 Games keeping last-gen consoles alive (update)

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are finally here. It’s been a year and games like Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and Forza Horizon 2 are showing what these machines can do. An incredible list of games like Assassin’s Creed Unity, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Grand Theft Auto V and Halo: The more »