• Kickstarter Focus: The Last Door

    From the creators of Dungeon Defiler, Slalom, El Codex Del Peregrino, Rotorscope, and Iredia comes a new, interactive game focused on a free, online experience....

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    From the creators of Dungeon Defiler, Slalom, El Codex Del Peregrino, Rotorscope, and Iredia comes a new, interactive game focused on a free, online experience. Unlike many other free online games, this point-and-click adventure would be released in installments of chapters, and you will be able to use a community account to track and record...
  • Something Good Out of THQ’s Bankruptcy

    Although Christmas is coming up, not everyone is having a good time. THQ president Jason Rubin might be one of those people—especially since THQ recently...

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    Although Christmas is coming up, not everyone is having a good time. THQ president Jason Rubin might be one of those people—especially since THQ recently filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. The past year has given the company its fair share of financial hardships, and it has finally arrived at that conclusion. All of its assets...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Blackspace

    Like Planetary Annihilation, Blackspace is a real-time strategy game that focuses on extraterrestrial mining and warfare. Unlike Planetary Annihilation, the focus is more on mining...

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    Like Planetary Annihilation, Blackspace is a real-time strategy game that focuses on extraterrestrial mining and warfare. Unlike Planetary Annihilation, the focus is more on mining than the warfare bit. The entire preview of it resembles a more aggressive version of Minecraft—although instead of focusing on building, you focus entirely on staying alive. Despite insisting that...
  • 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...
  • Should Videogames be a Platform for Political Commentary?

    In a very drawn-out presentation from Square Enix about their FFXIV reboot, A Realm Reborn, the developers explain that they are still debating whether or...

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    In a very drawn-out presentation from Square Enix about their FFXIV reboot, A Realm Reborn, the developers explain that they are still debating whether or not to add same-sex marriage into the game along with the usual avatar marriage. In their own words, ‘Each country has a different way of thinking. So first we would...
  • 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: Devil’s Cove

    Looking like a game fresh off the PC shelves of Wal-mart (you know the ones I’m talking about), Devil’s Cove is a curious addition to...

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    Looking like a game fresh off the PC shelves of Wal-mart (you know the ones I’m talking about), Devil’s Cove is a curious addition to the growing library of game pitches on Kickstarter. Made by an independent company who had the luxury of making dozens of games before, the game’s demo has a unique mix...
  • 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...
  • 5 Games to Look Forward to This Holiday Season

    With Thanksgiving and Black Friday both behind us, the gift-giving holidays are creeping up! Whether you’re looking for gifts or browsing for your own curiosity,...

    With Thanksgiving and Black Friday both behind us, the gift-giving holidays are creeping up! Whether you’re looking for gifts or browsing for your own curiosity, here’s five games to look forward to this holiday season! 5) Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault Published for the PS3 and PS Vita as well as PSN, Ratchet &...
  • 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...