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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 »

Magical Beat Review: Falling Short of Puzzle Greatness

Magical Beat Price: $9.99 System(s): Vita Release Date: June 17, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Arc System Works ESRB Rating: “Everyone” Magical Beat is a rhythm-based, Tetris style puzzler from Arc System Works, best known for the BlazBlue and Guilty Gear fighting games. Which shouldn’t be surprising, as the developer has a great habit of putting out more »

Bounden, The Mobile Dance Game, Is Coming To Android

Mobile gaming is rapidly becoming an exciting and unique area. As it steps away from promotional junk and free-to-play Skinner boxes, new ideas and concepts come to the fore. Probably the most interesting of those is the two-player game Bounden, which wants to make you dance. But this isn’t .

Casual Friday casual game update for June 27, 2014

Ready for another casual game update? I think you are! This week’s assortment of games is full of everything we’ve come to expect. Most of the titles are hidden object games for both Windows and Macs, many of which are collector’s edition. There is one strategy game and another time management titles, so a little more »