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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 »

There are new, transparent 2DS models thanks to Pokemon

We all know about Pokemon Alpha Sapphire, and Omega Ruby right? We’re all on the same page there? We also know that Nintendo has gone crazy with special 2DS releases right? So it doesn’t seem too farfetched that they are releasing, yet again, a special 2DS. This one specifically for the release of the new more »

You’ll have to pay extra for Assassin’s Creed Unity’s female character

People have been quite upset about Assassin’s Creed Unity. See, it had this issue where people were going to be locked into a male avatar. Some people were upset since a big part of gameplay would be cooperative multiplayer, where everyone would still be locked into male roles despite not being the “main” character, Arno, more »

There should be more games like The Stanley Parable

If you’ve never played The Stanley Parable, then you should stop reading this article and go buy it. No, seriously. To read about the game is to learn about it, and to learn about the game is to destroy what it has to deliver. I can not, in good conscience, tell people who haven’t played more »

Casual Friday casual game update for September 19, 2014

Hi everyone, and welcome to the biweekly casual game update. Since casual games are trickling out at a slower pace nowadays, we’re gonna go ahead and update you twice a month about what titles are out there to enjoy. Makes the whole affair more interesting. Instead of seeing only 4 or 5 casual games, you more »

It appears the Alice in the Heart translation improved

I have some good news, otome game fans! Alice in the Heart, the translation of Quinrose’s Alice in the Country of Hearts , has been upgraded from a tragedy to a rather unpleasant situation. Patches are in, and the game is starting to make sense! I noticed the change the other day, when I decided more »

Microsoft makes biggest Minecraft purchase ever

Microsoft is spending the most money anyone has ever spent on a Minecraft after a formal announcement was made that a $2.5 billion deal for Microsoft to buy Mojang has been finalized. Reports circulated last week that Microsoft was in serious talks with Mojang for a mega-deal. More reports surfaced over the weekend stating that more »

Grand Theft Auto V gets a date with PS4, Xbox One and PC

America’s favorite pastime is back this November 18, 2014 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One—sorry PC gamers that have to wait until January 27, 2015. No, I’m not talking about the NFL. Well, yes, that’s back too. But I’m referring to Grand Theft Auto V. Rockstar Games finally spilled the beans on the worst kept secret more »

I Wrote FTL Fanfiction, Part 4

He engaged the auto-pilot, and jumped to his feet. There was no way he could respond to a fight from the pit, he knew, so he had to trust the auto-pilot to get him out of there as soon as the FTL was charged. He also had to hope the repair drone had been working more »

Paradigm Alpha Demo Preview: The Future is Dumb

The eponymous Paradigm of the video game demo Paradigm inhabits a world where nothing works particularly well. Various generations of radically varying technological advancement have been kludged together to make a quasi-functioning world, but what with all the horny computers, beat-boxing eggplants, and industrialist sloths with bad comb overs, it’s a wonder anything gets done more »

I Wrote FTL Fanfiction, Part 3

Three jumps later, and the closest thing to a station he’d found was an automated refueling ship. It had been welcome, since the ship was running low, but it hadn’t been the sort of place he could scrap the ship and be done with the whole thing. Not that the ship’s former pilot wanted him more »

I Wrote FTL Fanfiction, Part 2

“Have I ever mentioned how much I hate Bug-tech?” Anthony responded, moving to the bulkhead to grab the toolbox. “How one of them invented those damn teleportation devices, I’ll never know. I thought they’d be too busy decorating their ships with the bodies of their young.” “Hey!” Hawthorne chided, though Anthony didn’t even turn to more »