Interview: Jay Kidd of Wraith Games

Collapsus was one of the best puzzle games we played earlier this year at PAX East, a interesting and innovative take on a classic formula, using a feature people tend to take for granted to make something truly unique. I recently had the chance to talk with Jay Kidd, the founder...

Go Grab Totally Accurate Battlegrounds

Landfall Games has done it again. Totally Accurate Battlegrounds is a late 2018 April Fools’ parody from the team that brought you Totally Accurate Battle Simulator. It’s their wonky, physics-based and probably buggy take on the Battle Royale genre, made in an astound...

Not-A-Metroidvania Bundle is Amazing

Metroidvania: a term that gets used a lot (by me) and probably doesn’t always mean what it’s intended to mean (by me). A TON of games claim to be Metroidvanias, but what defines this genre? What makes a Metroidvania a Metroidvania? Whelp, it’s time for you to do...

Review: AntVentor

AntVentor was a surprise find for me at PAX East, and even though I’d never heard of it, I was immediately intrigued by it’s unique art style, a mix of hyper realistic environments and cartoony characters. Once I started playing the demo, I was enchanted by the humor ...

Interview: Trevor Stricker on Mightier

Our interview with Trevor Stricker, the Co-founder of Mightier, a program and platform that uses video games to help kids deal with stress and anxiety, backed up by science! We talk about the history of the program, how it works, and how it's changed, as well as how Trevor ended ...

Aftercharge Introduces Tinker

Chainsawesome Games have been revealing more and more things as Aftercharge develops. The latest is Tinker, the enforcer team’s fifth character. Tinker serves as an on-field engineer,crafting devices specifically designed for the mission at hand. She has a movbility device ...

Spotlight: Moonlighter

Moonlighter is an action RPG with rogue-lite elements developed by Digital Sun and published by 11 bit Studios. Moonlighter asks the age old question: “How do video game merchants obtain the merchandise for their store?”, and provides an actual answer. The playable ch...

Unworthy to Release May 29th

I’m a fan of the Souls series, so it’s not really a surprise that Unworthy grabbed my attention: Brutal Gameplay, Dark Gothic imagery, gorgeous art style. Sound good to you? Well then check out the game’s release trailer:   Developer Aleksandar Kuzmanovic h...

20XX Comes to PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in July

Batterystaple Games and Fire Hose games have announced that their Megaman X inspired roguelite action platformer, 20XX, will launch on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on July 11 and Xbox One on July 12. The console version of 20XX will include the “Hawk Character DLC̶...

Review: Light Fall

Have you ever wondered what would happen if the dude from LIMBO loved to speedrun? I sure hadn’t, but it seems Bishop Games may have! Light Fall is a challenging platformer where you can create your own platforms and go at your own pace, whether that’s slow and steady...

Spotlight: The Thin Silence

The Thin Silence is a puzzle platform adventure game from Two PM Studios and Nkidu Games which promotes mental health awareness through its themes. The Thin Silence puts you in the shoes of Ezra Westmark,  a man who has found himself lost deep in a cave after self-imposed exile d...

Spotlight: Fatal Velocity

Fatal Velocity: Physics Combat is one of those games that makes me scratch my head and say “why the heck hasn’t someone already done this!“. The premise is simple: the game is a a multiplayer first person combat game where you have no conventional weapons: no gu...

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