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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 »

Kickstarter for Hard West promises XCOM style strategy in the weird west

There is a metric ton of projects on Kickstarter, so we’re selective in the ones we bring you. Hard West is a concept from CreativeForge games, a team including people who worked on games such as Dead Island and Call of Juarez. They describe it as combat in an overworld inspired by Heroes of Might more »

Let’s Kickstart the Queen at Arms otome

Okay, so this is a Kickstarter project that really doesn’t need assistance anymore. Queen at Arms has already reached and passed its $2,500 funding goal. It’s past the $3,600 point, in fact, meaning it passed the Additional Sprites stretch goal and is nearing the Additional Romance Path $4,000 goal. Which is part of why we more »

Playism brings over SRPG Rime Berta

Playism, distributor of various Japanese indie games, has just released doujin strategy RPG Rime Berta. Keep this game in mind, people. The combat scenarios resembles Square Enix’s Final Fantasy Tactics, with multiple classes, a battlefield with varying height and turned based combat. Rime Berta takes place in a fantasy land filled with swords and sorcery, more »

Road Not Taken Review: The Path Less Traveled

Title: Road Not Taken Price: $14.99 (Free with PlayStation Plus) System(s): PS4 (Also on PC) Release Date: August 5, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Spry Fox (Spry Fox) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” I obsessed over Triple Town. I’ve racked up countless hours matching patches of grass, bushes, trees, and buildings, in the hopes of all sorts of high 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 »

Spacecom Preview: In space, no one can hear you crunch numbers

Things are cyclical in this industry. For a long time, developers and publishers lost interest in spacefaring games. Now you can’t fire up the warp drive without coming across another game putting you in the captain’s chair. Spacecom, a title on the way from 11 bit Studios,has gotten the Steam Greenlight and is slipping the more »

Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited Review: Never Forget

Title: Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita Release Date: August 12, 2014 Publisher (Developer): NIS America (NIS) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Animated Blood, Drug Reference, Fantasy Violence, Language, and Suggestive Themes Before I get into this Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited review, I feel I must disclose something. Disgaea is one of more »

Divinity Original Sin Review: A RPG that won’t back down

Title: Divinity: Original Sin Price: $39.99 System(s): PC Release Date: June 30, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Larian Studios (Larian Studios) ESRB Rating: N/A Divinity: Original Sin is another game that owes its success to crowdfunding. Back in March 2013, Larian Studios turned to Kickstarter to help the team build out its fifth game in the Divinity more »

Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited Preview: No Loss of fidelity

You can’t imagine how hard it is to do a preview of a Vita port of a game. Especially when it’s a game like Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited, a game you just previewed at E3 2014. So insead of retreading things I already discussed last month, or dare risk this sounding like a review, 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 »

Fan service without pleasure

There have been few reviews of Monster Monpiece going around. It may be because its a very niche card/strategy game that was likely passed off in favor of larger games, but more likely it is the fact that there are aspects of the game that are problematic to say the least.  Go to the comments more »