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Sweet Lily Dreams Review: Not all dreams are sweet

Sweet Lily Dreams Price: $14.99 System: PC Release Date: May 16, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Degica (Rose Portal Games) Sweet Lily Dreams is not a title for a game that would immediately grab me and make me want to play it. It sounds very much like a child’s game – a fluffy piece that would be more »

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AR-K Review: Technical foul

AR-K Price: $9.99 System(s): PC Release Date: July 21, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Gato Salvaje Studio (Gato Salvaje Studio) ESRB Rating: “Rating Pending” for Language and Lyrics and Violence There couldn’t be a better time for point-and-click adventure games thanks to Telltale Game’s The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us. Developer, Gato Salvaje Studio, attempts more »

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review: More than a war game

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Price: $14.99 System(s): PS4 (Also available for PC, Xbox One) Release Date: June 24, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Ubisoft (Ubisoft Montpelier) ESRB Rating: “T” for Teen War is often glorified when it comes to the world of modern video games, but never explicitly detailed as an abhorrent, turbulent time for everyone involved. It’s cool more »

PlayStation Store PLAY 2014 stars 4 indie darlings

It’s that time of year. Every summer, Sony has a PLAY extravaganza where people who buy certain games can get money back. This year’s PlayStation Store PLAY 2014 titles have been announced and this could be the year where you buy every game and get the $10 back. Why? Because all four games are amazing more »

2048 Infinite – The Circle of Fifths is better than Threes

Threes was a great iOS and Android game, and it is disappointing that people immediately copycatted its success with the various free-to-play 2048 games, but something good has come of it. That something good is 2048 Infinite – The Circle of Fifths. It’s the same Threes/2048 gameplay we’ve grown accustomed to, yes, but is a more »

Bear Box Media talks about its Internal Invasion

Bear Box Media recently launched their first game on the Wii U, called Internal Invasion. It is a simple, yet challenging, puzzle game that utilizes touch controls to guide a nano-bot from cannon to cannon in order to make it to an exit and cure a body’s infection. After playing Internal Invasion, I had some more »

Casual Friday Casual Game Update for July 11, 2014

Oh those Fridays. You know you’re just coasting through today. So why not enjoy some casual games while you do? This week’s pretty typical when it comes to casual games. Most of the titles are hidden object or time management games. However, there is also Pyro Jump, an action game that, I must say, looks more »

Internal Invasion Review: All the small things

Internal Invasion Price: $4.49 System(s): Wii U Release Date: July 3, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Bear Box Media (Andy Ford) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” Everyone is getting down with the sickness. No, I am not talking about a revival of the band Disturbed. I am talking about Internal Invasion for the Wii U. With everyone getting sick, more »

I’ll buy a PS4 for RIME, Witness, and Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture

I am a huge fan of indie games. I love supporting the “little guy”, so to speak. This adoration has led me to a tough decision. I didn’t have any plans to buy a “next generation” console any time soon, but this year’s indie offerings might make me change my mind. While everyone’s heard of more »

SQUIDS Odyssey Review: Tentacles and Funny Hats

SQUIDS Odyssey Price: $14.99 System(s): 3DS (Also available for Wii U) Release Date: July 3, 2014 Publisher (Developer): The Game Bakers (The Game Bakers) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Fantasy Violence SQUIDS Odyssey is the jam-packed, handheld debut of The Game Bakers’ up and coming franchise based on a ragtag group of cephalopods who wear funny hats and more »

Anime Expo 2014: NIS America has Criminal Girls, Firefly Diaries, and an Ultimatum

Anime Expo is always an exciting time for gamers. Why? Because companies like NIS America, XSEED, Atlus, and sometimes even Namco Bandai announce new games. Which is exactly what NIS America has already done. It has a lot in store for us over the next year. We’re going to get to read a diary, then more »

Casual Friday Casual Game Update for July 4, 2014

Hey, what are you doing here? It’s the 4th of July! Oh, I see, you’d rather kick back and relax with a casual game, rather than go out with some fireworks and try to set the sky (and hopefully not other things) aflame. Well, this week is a rather lackluster one for casual games. There more »