Spotlight: 3 Minutes to Midnight

One genre that always surprises me in the amount of devotion and love fans have for it is point-and-click adventures, specifically those in the style of the LucasArts adventures of the nineties. Don’t take that the wrong way: I’m not surprised people love these games,...

Elsinore Release Date Announced

A bit of personal trivia: I  am a pretty big Shakespeare buff. I helped found my high school’s Shakespeare Club, acted in a number of productions in both high school and university and have an enduring love of the Kenneth Branaugh Shakespeare movies. So, it should not be a ...

Interview: James Mielke of TigerTron

I’ve lived near the ocean for most of my life, so I’ve always felt a connection to it. Interestingly enough,  I’m not big on any ocean related activities though, so this is where my enjoyment of  ocean based video games comes in. My favorite Legend of Zelda game...

Spotlight: SkateBIRD

SkateBIRD doesn’t need much of an explanation: It is, quite simply, a video game about an adorable bird trying its best to skateboard. Honestly, if you need more of an explanation to at the very least want to watch the trailer, I don’t know what to tell you.   Drop i...

Spotlight: Projection

There were two excellent games at PAX East this year with the same general aesthetic: shadow puppets. I found this quite intriguing. They each are of very different genres and handle themselves completely differently mechanically, but I felt like they deserved their own special s...

Spotlight: Shadow Fencer Theater

There were two excellent games at PAX East this year with the same general aesthetic: shadow puppets. I found this quite intriguing. They each are of very different genres and handle themselves completely differently mechanically, but I felt like they deserved their own special s...

Spotlight: Treachery In Beatdown City

As I was doing my rounds at PAX East this year, I walked through the PAX Rising area and said hello to Brian S. Chung, who was showing off Exposure (which we’ve spotlighted here).  During our chat, he suggested I look at Treachery in Beatdown City, being shown off on the ot...

4 Fascinating Puzzle Games from PAX East 2019

I love me a good puzzle game, and always make a point of searching out those indie games that are puzzle-centric on the show floor at PAX East and conventions like it. For the same reason the Party and Co-op game works so well in this environment, I often feel that puzzle games s...

Interview: Brian Wilson on Where The Bees Make Honey

I knew two things as soon as I started playing Where The Bees Make Honey at the Indie minibooth at PAX East 2019. First: I was going to stop playing the demo on the show floor, because I needed to be in better environment to really take in the game’s mix of atmosphere, musi...

Review: Where the Bees Make Honey

As soon as I started playing Where The Bees Make Honey, I knew that the game was going to be making a statement about childhood and adulthood, imagination and exhaustion with the rat race. I happen to love when game’s take a stand and say something, and it was part of the r...

Nowhere Prophet Revealed

Earlier today No More Robots and Shark Bomb Studio announced Nowhere Prophet, a mix of rogue-like decision making and deck building set in an “Indian-infused dustpunk” post-apocalyptic wasteland. Sign me the heck up!   Nowhere Prophet is a the roguelike deck-buil...

4 Fantastic Co-op Games From PAX East 2019

While party games get a lot of the limelight at events like PAX East, it’s also a fantastic place to find co-operative games. It’s you and a friend and/or stranger against the game, working together to get as far as you can and impress all those stranglers walking thr...

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