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No Place for Bravery Interview

Developer Dialogue: No…

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There were plenty of unique and exciting games at PAX Online this year. One that stood out to me the most was No Place for Bravery, an action RPG from developer Glitch Factory with gory, fast-paced combat.  I had the opportunity to interview some of the developers behind No…
Gameplay still from 30XX displaying protagonist character Ace dodging enemy fire

Developer Dialogue: 30XX…

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Time after time, indie developers have struck gold modernizing the retro archetypes that AAA studios won’t touch. It’s not just a shrewd way to maximize limited resources; it’s also a way to revitalize your influences. With 2017’s 20XX, Batterystaple Games have already had a fair amount of luck pairing…
Alien Hominid Invasion title screen

PAX Online –…

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Even confined to a virtual environment, PAX is always a conduit for hype, and for this year’s PAX Online, there was hardly a studio I was more excited to check in with than The Behemoth. Even as someone whose childhood was partially defined by trying to beat the opening…

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XIII (2020) Review – Lucky Number

“Corrupted by the darkness, now you fall into an endless sleep.”   I don’t even know where to start. You already know. I already know. It hasn’t been a month…

November 24, 2020, 215

Remothered: Broken Porcelain Review – Fannibal Lecture

“When the demon’s knocking on your door, you’ll still be staring down the floor.”   Well, October has come and gone with the speed of an incontinent cheetah, and the…

November 9, 2020, 433
The Suicide of Rachel Foster Review

The Suicide of Rachel Foster Review – Take the Stairs

The Suicide of Rachel Foster deals with some heavy themes that require sensitivity on the part of the developer. Suicide and rape aren’t themes you toss around at the dinner…

November 8, 2020, 210

GoNNER 2 Review – Slippery People

“Died to stay there, never have to leave there.”   It’s 2020, and it appears that roguelikes… well, they aren’t dying, but they sure seem like they’re slowing down. Once…

November 7, 2020, 309

This is The Zodiac Speaking Review – Colin Fry

**SPOILER/CONTENT ALERT! Plot elements of This is the Zodiac Speaking will be discussed here for the sake of critique. It also includes a description of the death of a young…

October 28, 2020, 622

Democracy 4 First Impressions – Early Access

A lot of political simulators find ways to take the insanity of the government and condense it down into easy-to-digest, overly simplistic casual games that don’t force the player to…

October 26, 2020, 1,197

GORSD Review – Garth Offered Red Slippers, Dope

“I hate that clown, but not as much as Mr. Far. I think I’ll go smoke a cigar.”   When it comes to learning a new skill, being thrown into…

October 15, 2020, 11,180
No Place for Bravery Interview

Developer Dialogue: No Place for Bravery Interview @ PAX Online

There were plenty of unique and exciting games at PAX Online this year. One that stood out to me the most was No Place for Bravery, an action RPG from…

October 4, 2020, 12,906
Promotional image for the Super Smash Bros Ultimate/Minecraft crossover, shows four Minecraft characters standing in front of prospective Smash stages

Steve and Alex From Minecraft Join Super Smash Bros Ultimate

October has hit the ground running with this morning’s announcement that the latest downloadable characters for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate are… Steve and Alex from Minecraft! Nintendo have repeatedly smashed expectations with regards…

October 1, 2020, 13,170

Bounty Battle Review – Ultra Mash Brothaz

“I was walking on the ground, I didn’t make a sound. Then, I turned around, and I saw a clown.”   When it comes to fighting games, it’s always the…

September 28, 2020, 12,910