• Don’t Play Too Smart With SIRI Because She Can Return the Favor

    When Apple released Siri as your personal assistant they never thought she will came out so smart. Or they did? This personal assistant was a...

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    When Apple released Siri as your personal assistant they never thought she will came out so smart. Or they did? This personal assistant was a point of discussion for a long time after the release, but iOS users never seemed to care much. Even though Siri was made to help you find everything you want...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Spatial Flux

    Playing like a space-age Oregon Trail, Spatial Flux aims to deliver a text-based adventure with high-quality backgrounds and pixel-based sprites for a retro feel in...

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    Playing like a space-age Oregon Trail, Spatial Flux aims to deliver a text-based adventure with high-quality backgrounds and pixel-based sprites for a retro feel in a modern game. The game will be released on Mac, Linux, PC, and several mobile platforms. The project is a collaboration between several different studios, although the project is being...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Homesick

    Homesick is reminiscent of both Dear Esther and Fatal Frame—the beauty of the environment plays a crucial role in the player’s experience, while it can...

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    Homesick is reminiscent of both Dear Esther and Fatal Frame—the beauty of the environment plays a crucial role in the player’s experience, while it can just as easily betray them. It is an adventure game that is inspired by Monkey Island and Myst, and hopes to bring cutting-edge graphics to the genre along with its...
  • Will Next Generation Be Rife With Console Wars?

    Arguing over which console is better has been a habit of gamers since the start of console gaming itself. There are plenty of elements at...

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    Arguing over which console is better has been a habit of gamers since the start of console gaming itself. There are plenty of elements at play, from a machine’s power to its exclusive games. This generation was no exception, with the PS3, XBOX360, and PC fanbase arguing about which is better even now, as we...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Dim Sum Robot #1

    Dim Sum Robot #1 is a small game similar to Tiny Tower and Game Dev Story that simulates a business environment on a small-scale level....

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    Dim Sum Robot #1 is a small game similar to Tiny Tower and Game Dev Story that simulates a business environment on a small-scale level. Made by New York developer Edward Dixon, this game already has many of its features complete, so the PC version is already slated for release. The Kickstarter budget is intended...
  • Wrestling Revolution Fighting the Good Fight

    There is something to be said for choosing to do everything independently and not giving up creative control or bowing down to outside forces. I’m...

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    There is something to be said for choosing to do everything independently and not giving up creative control or bowing down to outside forces. I’m one of those people who intimately understands that as over the summer my band released an album on our own and just recently I released a novel on my own...
  • Weekly News Roundup – JAN 6 2013

    Happy New Year, everyone! This week has been very busy and plenty of holiday arts and crafts projects are surfacing. The Pokémon lego builds are...

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    Happy New Year, everyone! This week has been very busy and plenty of holiday arts and crafts projects are surfacing. The Pokémon lego builds are pretty cute, but the Big Daddy one sort of trumps them. We finally have official, solid proof of the next Xbox in the form of an E3 counter from Microsoft,...
  • On Freedom of Speech and Video Games

    There seems to be no shortage of politicians seeking to blame violent video games as the cause for the tragic Sandy Hook shooting, as opposed...

    There seems to be no shortage of politicians seeking to blame violent video games as the cause for the tragic Sandy Hook shooting, as opposed to lax gun control or psychological issues, but a town in Connecticut has decided to up the ante. As previously reported on the site, a group dedicated to helping the...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Radio the Universe

    Radio the Universe is a unique project that reminds me of Limbo, Home, and Sword & Sworcery, since it relies very heavily on its visual...

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    Radio the Universe is a unique project that reminds me of Limbo, Home, and Sword & Sworcery, since it relies very heavily on its visual theme while telling its story and delivering high-quality gameplay. Made mainly by one person, this game has just the right dose of retro to get away with pixel art and...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Full Bore

    Looking like a combination of Terraria and the digging minigame of Okami, Full Bore is one of the most polished games on Kickstarter at the...

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    Looking like a combination of Terraria and the digging minigame of Okami, Full Bore is one of the most polished games on Kickstarter at the moment, and they even have a demo available as proof of their current investment in the game. With a sharp but simple pixel art style and solid gameplay mechanics available...