• Kickstarter Focus: AERO

    Backed and helped by Bill Nye himself, AERO is a game that explains the complex parts of aerodynamics as a simple game. Rarely do educational...

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    Backed and helped by Bill Nye himself, AERO is a game that explains the complex parts of aerodynamics as a simple game. Rarely do educational games with gimmicky add-ons catch my attention, but after seeing AERO in action, I can’t express how fun it looks in words. The graphics are incredibly charming, the UI looks...
  • Designing Around F2P

    Free-to-play has always been the biggest lie you could find in a gaming term. There is nothing that takes developers, publishers, running servers, or downloads...

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    Free-to-play has always been the biggest lie you could find in a gaming term. There is nothing that takes developers, publishers, running servers, or downloads that can truly end up being free. Free-to-play is only a phrase that means the consumer does not have to pay for a game’s package, and gets it for free....
  • 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...
  • Top 5 Gaming Wishes of 2013

    2012 is wrapping up pretty nicely, especially since none of those apocalypses ended up happening. As we exchange our calendars and turn over the page...

    2012 is wrapping up pretty nicely, especially since none of those apocalypses ended up happening. As we exchange our calendars and turn over the page for a new year, here is a small wish list of five things I would like to see next year (and hey, might actually happen!). 5) Next Gen of Pokémon...
  • Street Fighter IV: Volt

    Whilst small errors here and there detract from the overall fluid fighting experience, Street Fighter IV: Volt has a lot of great features going for it that...

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    Whilst small errors here and there detract from the overall fluid fighting experience, Street Fighter IV: Volt has a lot of great features going for it that more than justify its rather hefty price tag. I remember owning a Street Fighter title on the Gameboy Advance when I was younger – and one thing I immediately appreciated...
  • The Simpsons Tapped Out

    The Simpsons Tapped Out debuted earlier this year in a disastrous bug-ridden launch that resulted in it being pulled from the App Store.  It returned...

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    The Simpsons Tapped Out debuted earlier this year in a disastrous bug-ridden launch that resulted in it being pulled from the App Store.  It returned recently in a more stable format, and added a new batch of Halloween content too.  We have spent weeks of our precious lives exploring this addictive time-devourer to see if...
  • Weekly News Roundup – DEC 22 2012

    Finally, the holiday season is really kicking into gear! If you’re lucky enough to snag a vacation, there’s plenty of games to play or to...

    Finally, the holiday season is really kicking into gear! If you’re lucky enough to snag a vacation, there’s plenty of games to play or to buy as gifts for a lucky someone. The Steam Winter Sale and Humble Indie Bundle should help those of you with a low wallet find something affordable AND fun for...
  • Top 5 Modern Isometric Games

    With two amazing isometric games coming out in the form of Project Eternity and Path of Exile 2013, it looks like the visual format might...

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    With two amazing isometric games coming out in the form of Project Eternity and Path of Exile 2013, it looks like the visual format might be making a return from the old SNES days. Isometric games are ones that use floor tiles at a ratio different than 1:1, with their horizontal width being greater than...
  • Night Whisper Lane

    Night Whisper Lane is an indie game in every sense of the word.  It is short, simplistic and the work of a small-yet-ambitious development team...

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    Night Whisper Lane is an indie game in every sense of the word.  It is short, simplistic and the work of a small-yet-ambitious development team that’s clearly running on limited funding.  It’s a point ‘n’ click survival horror game for iOS that uses turn-based combat and cruelly sends players up against deadly traps that threaten...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Crea

    Crea is a game that looks very similar to Terraria, with its main difference being a focus on implementing mods easily. The Kickstarter even has...

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    Crea is a game that looks very similar to Terraria, with its main difference being a focus on implementing mods easily. The Kickstarter even has links to basic and expert modding tutorials, allowing for donators to see just how easy it is to modify the game. The commercial advertises how to add different races, items,...