Review: INSTANT TENNIS

Remember Wii Tennis in Wii Sports? That’s pretty much INSTANT TENNIS, except with some twists on the gameplay, unlockable players and courts, and tournaments with up to 8 local players! Swing your Joy-Con, score some points, and crush the competition while secretly having a...

Cuphead Heading to Nintendo Switch in April

During the  2019 Nindies Spring Showcase, developer Studio MDHR announced that their critically acclaimed run and gun platformer, Cuphead, will be coming to Nintendo Switch on April 18. A free content update will be available on all versions of Cuphead on the same day. This updat...

Review: Boom Ball: Boost Edition

Do you remember Arkanoid or any of the slew of brick breaker games, where you move a paddle/dude with a trampoline/tube-shaped spaceship around the bottom and bounce a ball up at bricks above you? Image that, but first person and using touch or motion controls instead of sliding ...

Interview: Josh Jacobs on SUPER CROME

SUPER CROME was one of my favorite finds at this past year’s Play NYC Convention. It grabbed my attention with it’s retro graphics, kept my attention with tight controls and surprisingly modern mechanics for a bullet hell shoot-em-up, and stuck with me by teasing the ...

Review: Light Fingers

One of the coolest things about physical tabletop games is just how tactile they are. You move pieces, toss dice, draw cards, place tiles, and/or have some cool meeples or other pieces to move around. But there’s only so much an affordable tabletop game can do. For example,...

Game Devs of Color Expo Returns July 27

The Game Devs of Color Expo will be returning for it’s 4th annual event in 2019! Game Devs of Color 2019 will take place on July 27th, 2019 at the Schomburg Center in Harlem, NYC. The GDoC Expo is a games expo and conference pushing to create a new normal in games; putting ...

Review: Rampage Knights

Knights are typically thought of as heroic, highly-skilled warriors that are noble, courageous, and do the right thing. They rescue princesses, hunt down holy relics, and have trouble counting to three just before chucking grenades at rabbits. But that’s not quite the case ...

Dwarf Fortress is Coming to Itch.io & Steam

You read that right. Dwarf Fortress will be coming to Itch.io and Steam in the form of a $20.00 Premium Version this year with the help of Kitfox Games.   Dwarf Fortress is the deepest, most intricate simulation of a world that’s ever been created.  Build a fortress an...

The Messenger Comes to PS4 March 19

Publisher Devolver Digital and developer Sabotage Studio have announced that their 2D graphical style switching action platformer The Messenger will release on PlayStation 4 on March 19. Additionally, Special Reserve Games will have physical copies of The Messenger for PlayStatio...

Skorcery Comes to PS4 April 4th

Announced today by Grapple Hook Games, Skorecery will launch exclusively on PlayStation 4 on April 4, 2019!   Skorecery is a mystical “sportslike” where up to 4 players take the roles of wizard and sorcerers competing in a magical game that akin to a mix of Pong ...

Rosewater Announced

Earlier today, Developer Francisco Gonzalez revealed his next game project, titled Rosewater. Francisco describes Rosewater as “a Western Drama Adventure set in the world of Lamplight City“. Obviously, at this stage there aren’t a lot of details, but it’s ...

Review: Hypnospace Outlaw

Do you remember the internet as it was? Back when we spent our time on Geocities and MySpace, our eyes attacked by VRML 3D Renders and low quality GIFs? Hypnospace Outlaw is out today (rather perfectly, on the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web) and it offers you a chance to ...

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