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Collectems: Pokemon for realists?

So I recently discovered Collectems, an RPG being created by The Layabouts. It’s painful easy to say “Pokemon” when you see and read about Collectems. Hell, even the creators admit they are heavily influenced by . Just looking at the images and listening to the music that have been released for the game, everything screams more »

SDCC 2014: Nintendo bringing Super Smash Bros. to you

Man, talk about service. Nintendo is going above and beyond at SDCC 2014, because not only will it have a gaming lounge, but it will also deliver Super Smash Bros. to you. Yup, if you can’t make it to the lounge, Nintendo will send out representatives with the games to find you. Nintendo announced the more »

Indie Game Maker Contest’s 10 Best Games

Created by RPG Maker and Humble Bundle, the Indie Game Maker Contest is a competition that pits indie game against indie game. Cash prizes are up for grabs so developers and individuals alike have put their creative hats on, and submitted their best ideas. The “People’s Choice” winner is decided by how many votes a more »

Two Minute Review: Blade Symphony

Blade Symphony is an indie title that was Kickstarted for $19,058 by the community back in 2011.At the time, PunyHumans games was primarily known for their popular Dystopia mod, and had already achieved some success sharing their original version of Blade Symphony with a small group of testers. As such, it was very possible for more »

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Review: Not much new for the Vita playthrough

Title: BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita Release Date: June 24, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Aksys (Arc System Works) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Language, Mild Blood, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, and Violence Birds fly, fish swim, and Arc System Works ports and rereleases its 2D fighters as often as possible. It’s something one just has more »

Evo 2014: Mango wins Smash Bros. Melee championship under Reggie’s watchful eye

Nintendo almost made a huge PR blunder at 2013′s Evo by trying to end not just the stream of Super Smash Bros. Melee, but the tournament itself. Somebody explained to them that free promotion for your products is a good thing. This year was a complete reversal, as Nintendo not only encouraged the event but sponsored more »

Evo 2014: Garireo crowned BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma

Every year at Evo,  a game that isn’t considered one of the main eventers steals the show for those lucky enough to be watching. This year, that game was undoubtedly BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma. Garireo’s Litchi won the day in the July 13 grand final. In the first match he won 3-2 out of the losers more »

Super Smash Bros. skewing towards Fire Emblem

Nintendo may need to look into changing the name of to Super Mario, Fire Emblem and Pokemon Brawl. More competitors have been announced for the fighter and they’re upping the people-with-swords quotient exponentially. You won’t just be getting strategic with Ike and Marth, but also with Lucina, Robin, and Chrom. Though, sadly, Chrom won’t be more »

Hand of Fate Preview: A RPG and cards combo

I love card games. From the simplest ones, like Go Fish, to Sequence, to collector cards like Yu-Gi-Oh!, I have always enjoyed them. They’re great to play with other people, or if you’re a loner you can always play good, ol’ reliable Solitaire. Well, Defiant Development’s new game, Hand of Fate, takes a love of more »

Evo 2014: CD Jr is the first Killer Instinct grand champion

With 85,000 viewers watching and cheering on stream, CD Jr became the first champion for the brand new Killer Instinct. CD used Sadira, a character at home in the air to defeat Rico Suave 3-1.  For besting a field of over 300 competitors, he walks away with $8,000.  Rico Suave goes home with $2,676. That’s more »

Evo 2014: Raiden revealed in Mortal Kombat X

This admittedly isn’t much of a reveal. There would be a full scale riot if the Thunder God, Raiden, didn’t appear in Mortal Kombat X. Before Evo 2014, NetherRealm teased the upcoming character with the line “I Stand Watch for Eternity.” That’s just the sort of dedication we expect from an immortal guardian of humanity. more »

Evo 2014: Tekken 7 announcement leaked early

July 13 is the last day of Evo 2014, and the day of the major finals for several games. In between these intense bouts, many fighting game publishers can and will make announcements. Unfortunately for them, sometimes the news leaks early. Tekken 7 is happening, and should be formally announced within the next several hours. more »