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Fate Tectonics Preview: Time absorbing

Fate Tectonics is the unique, new puzzle game that’s much like putting together a complicated puzzle, and then having a toddler smash it to bits. Sound frustrating? That’s the predominant emotion I expected to feel while playing Fate Tectonics and seeing hours of hard work go to waste. However, and quite surprisingly, the exact opposite more »

Andrew Traviss on Fate Tectonics, Golden Gear Inc. and pixels

A lot of interesting indie games find their way through Steam Greenlight, and it’s always interesting to learn more about what went into them. I recently had the pleasure of conversing with Andrew Traviss, co-founder of Golden Gear, Inc. Traviss is also the creator, designer, and programmer of Fate Tectonics. The game is currently available more »

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Next Total War game will feature Attila The Hun

By most accounts Attila The Hun was a really unpleasant guy, but he was an excellent leader and strategist. He changed not just warfare, but the world itself. In other words, he’s the perfect subject for a Total War game. Creative Assembly has announced Total War: Attila is coming to PC in 2015. The player more »

Front Page Sports Football is making a comeback

Cyanide Studios, the team behind Blood Bowl, is resurrecting . Every fan thinks they can run their favorite football team better than the general manager. If they are fans of the Dallas Cowboys, they’re probably right about that. In any case, here’s your chance to see what you’ve got. As the GM, you’ll need to more »

I’m so hyped for Disgaea 5 because of REVENGE

I always get excited about Disgaea installments. There’s something about the series, and the appeal of a strategy game that can really be played for months, perhaps even a year, before it’s fully mastered. Yet, I also feel that isn’t why I’m excited about Disgaea 5. It isn’t because of what I do know about 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 »

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Natural Doctrine Review: And now I hate myself

Title: Natural Doctrine Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita, PS4 (Also available for PS3) Release Date: September 30, 2014 Publisher (Developer): NIS America (Kadokawa Shoten) ESRB Rating: “Mature 17+” for Blood and Violence I am a festering pile of hate and doubt. I look down upon myself for making mistakes which I see, after the fact, were more »

Dawn of War 2 drops Games for Windows LIVE support

Relic’s Dawn of War 2 and its companion expansion pack, Dawn of War: Chaos Rising, have been the latest games to throw off Microsoft’s now defunct Games for Windows LIVE service and replace it with a Steam-based features. This follows after a similar update for Relic’s own Company of Heroes, which removed the old account more »

Important Importables: Game Center CX Deserves a Second Chance

Retro Game Challenge is the best DS game . It’s a mini-game collection of “retro” games, and is inspired by Shinya Arino’s Game Center CX TV show where he plays retro games. The original title had players attempting to best Game Master Arino by playing “classics” like Cosmic Gate, Robot Ninja Haggle Man, Rally King, more »

Casual Friday casual game update for September 5, 2014

Now this is a casual game update I can get behind. This was a good week! We ended up getting an array of games from different genres. There are two hidden object games, a tower defense-style strategy game, a match-3 game, and even a nonogram puzzle. This week, everyone is covered. Sadly, the only Mac more »

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Show off your Wakfu on Steam in 2 weeks

Big news for fans of free-to-play games. A popular one is coming to Steam. Wakfu now has a set release date, which is good. The bad news is, you’ll have to wait two more weeks for the official launch. Wakfu will arrive on Steam on September 18, 2014. It’ll be a fine addition, since it’s more »

Natural Doctrine Preview: Thought Provoking

I was in awe of Natural Doctrine at E3 2014. I wasn’t actually able to play it, and spent the press session watching a more knowledgeable NIS America employee repeatedly attempt to meet what appeared to be rather demanding victory conditions in an intimidating battle. Yet despite the difficult battle going on before me at more »