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Angry Birds Stella is more than a cute overload

Back in February 2014, I mentioned that my cynical and hardened heart wouldn’t be able to resist Angry Birds Stella. Though all we had back then was concept art, I could already see that those adorable birds would be too overwhelming. Regular Angry Birds and pigs are cute in their own way, but the four more »

Back To Bed Review: Don’t sleep on the job

Back to Bed Price: $5.99 System(s): PC Release Date: August 6, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Bedtime Digital Games (Bedtime Digital Games) ESRB Rating: N/A When I first picked up Bedtime Digital Games’ Back To Bed, I wasn’t sure what to think of it. It’s an interesting blend of puzzle solving and artistic themes and there’s something more »

PAX 2014: Tales from the Borderlands might be Telltale Games’ best yet

It couldn’t have been more than 30 seconds into the playable demo when I realized Tales from the Borderlands might blow away all of Telltale Games’ previous adventure games. Yes, I said it. The introduction to the new episodic series at PAX Prime 2014 hit hard and fast with humor and action. It looks every bit 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 »

The Room adds on a third game

The Room and The Room 2 are compelling mobile games, not least for the reason that they couldn’t really exist outside of the mobile platform. And the creepy horror puzzle games will be getting a third entry next year. Yes, expect a The Room 3. For those unfamiliar, The Room is basically a game asking more »

PAX 2014: Chariot will test relationships in a good way

Every year people expect to be blown away by the latest and greatest games at events. PAX Prime 2014 is a different type of expo that places equal importance on indie gaming. Sometimes a game comes out of nowhere and surprises people. Frima Studios’ Chariot was one of those games. Chariot is a puzzle platformer more »

Casual Friday casual game update for August 29, 2014

This week’s casual game update is quite standard. A number of games from traditional genres have all appeared. There are two hidden object titles, of course, and they’re accompanied by a time management simulation and Mahjong tile matching game. If you need something mindless, you’re all set. This week’s casual game best bet is: Green more »

The Last Tinker: City of Colors review: The Legend of… Koru?

The Last Tinker: City of Colors Price: $19.99 System(s): PS4 (Steam) Release Date: August 19, 2014 Publisher (Developer): LOOT Entertainment (Mimimi Productions) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Fantasy Violence The Last Tinker is a grandiose, colorful action-adventure platformer from Mimimi Productions. Mimimi is a German developer with a history of successful mobile games, and The Last more »

Tangram Attack: Don’t become complacent

Earlier this month, I mentioned that Tangram Attack for the is more of a stylus skill trainer than a game about tangrams. This is still true, but now that I’ve had the game for a little longer I have noticed something else incredibly important. It is very easy to underestimate the difficulty of this game. more »

Casual Friday Casual Game Update for August 22, 2014

It’s that casual game time again. Friday is here, so let’s see what PC games we could relax with this weekend. There are four new casual games available this week, and they cover a nice variety of genres. There are two new hidden object titles, as well as a time management simulation and a jigsaw more »

Casual Friday Casual Game Update for August 15, 2014

It’s a good day to relax with casual games, isn’t it? I mean, I’d recommend going out and enjoying the weekend weather, since summer will be ending soon, but if you do decide to stay in, there’s a lot to enjoy. Most notably is Edolie, a new RPG from Amaranth Games and Eridani Games. Still, more »

Tangram Attack: More about stylus skills than tangrams

For those who need a little reminding, tangrams originated from China, and are essentially pictures that are formed from basic shapes like triangles, and squares. I remember having a math teacher in elementary school that liked to torture us with these. I always sucked at tangrams. There was something about the fact that it makes more »