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Your VCR-Using Skills Can Help A Photographer Survive A Dangerous Trip To Yugoslavia Rewinding, pausing, and fast-forwarding will help a photographer out of a bind in A Trip To Yugoslavia, an FMV game that draws from your VCR-using abilities to keep its untrained protagonist out of trouble. A Trip To Yugoslavia has you acting as an amateur photographer, one who's caught in[...]
Posted on 11 October 2016 | 12:00 pm
The Adorable Giants Of Reus Shuffle Towards A Console Release Abbey Games' debut game Reus was released in 2013 to much critical acclaim and huge financial success. However, it wasn't always smooth sailing from that point on, as this post-mortem for their second game, Renowned Explorers, details. By Abbey Games' own admission, Reus wasn't supported as well as[...]
Posted on 11 October 2016 | 11:33 am
The Intense Rhythm Violence of ThumperWhat do you get when two former Harmonix employees go off on their own to make a minimalist rhythm game? You get something intense that feels as much like an action game as a rhythm one. In Drool's Thumper, the player is a metallic beetle racing along a track through space. The game takes on[...]
Posted on 10 October 2016 | 2:55 pm
THOTH Is A Horror Game, Disguised As Twin-Stick Shooter Jeppe Carlsen, former lead puzzle designer at Playdead and creator of 140, just released his latest game, THOTH. It is a minimalist, tough-as-nails twin-stick shooter which can be played alone or in local co-op. It also taught me something about cosmic horror. As you sweep around each of [...]
Posted on 10 October 2016 | 4:33 am
Screenshot Saturday Highlights - October 8, 2016 Aliens, canine psoglavs, and other digital dangers lurk in this weekend's Screenshot Saturday Highlights. To AzimuthBracket Games | PC, Mac, Linux In this adventure game, your brother has vanished, and now your search for him and into possible extraterrestrial involvement revolves around lo[...]
Posted on 8 October 2016 | 7:15 pm
Creating Eco, a Digital Field Trip for Enhancing Environmentalism StudiesOne of the games on display in the Indie Megabooth area at PAX West this year was Eco. At first glance, it just looks like a prettier take on Minecraft. While it does share the same basic gameplay loop of harvest and gather, plan and build, Eco is designed to teach groups of kids to collaborate and [...]
Posted on 8 October 2016 | 4:40 pm
Rogue Wizards Teaches You To Love Thy Items I honestly couldn't care less about story and characters in Rogue Wizards, but let me tell you this: I love my boots. I found them in one of the game's countless dungeons in a chest, and I'll never part with them. They keep growing on me - growing with me, actually. As I go treasure hunting, enemy [...]
Posted on 7 October 2016 | 9:17 am
Become A Curious Dog In The Fun, Adventure-Filled World Of Butt Sniffin Pugs Butt Sniffin Pugs is all about accessibility, fun, and adventure, casting players as curious pugs in a world that's filled with things to find and play with. Designed with a similar idea to Animal Crossing, the game is all about giving players a giant playground to mess around in and all of the cu[...]
Posted on 7 October 2016 | 7:00 am
Heads Will Roll In Classical Art Platformer Gathernomoss You're a head sans a body in Adrien Poncet's Gathernomoss. Usually that would be quite an issue, but thankfully here, your head rolls just fine. Against a backdrop of classical artwork, your disembodied must navigate a gauntlet of enemies, hazards, and hapless civilians, on your quest to find a sui[...]
Posted on 6 October 2016 | 1:36 pm
SEUM: Speedrunners From Hell Gets Big Content Update, Wipes LeaderboardsSEUM is every speedrunner's dream or, well, nightmare. It looks like the bastard child of Quake and feels like Super Meat Boy in first person. The game is also utterly ridiculous and has a rockin' metal soundtrack. Essentially, you're playing as some dude called Marty who ventures into hell to... ge[...]
Posted on 6 October 2016 | 12:49 pm
Infinite Desolation - DemoA fusion of intense top-down action and survival RPG.[...]
Posted on 7 October 2016 | 6:24 am
Computer Repair SimulatorLearn how a computer works with all its various components![...]
Posted on 4 October 2016 | 4:53 am
Loot Burn Kill RepeatA free to play sci-fi action/rpg, focusing on fast-paced combat![...]
Posted on 27 September 2016 | 6:53 am
Powercity 9000 - AlphaA sim-city like game where you can build your own city.[...]
Posted on 21 September 2016 | 10:42 am
Not a Simulator For WorkingTry not to work! Beware of your snitching co-worker & boss, you will get FIRED![...]
Posted on 15 September 2016 | 5:44 pm
Crisis Response DemoSandbox Demo featuring: Terminal ballistics, gore and bullet time.[...]
Posted on 13 September 2016 | 4:28 am
Dungeon Rushers DemoA Heroic-Parody tactical RPG combining dungeon crawler’s gameplay and turn-based fights.[...]
Posted on 9 September 2016 | 4:25 am
Mini DOOMA 2D action platformer adaption of the classic DOOM 1.[...]
Posted on 5 September 2016 | 5:37 am
Epistory - Typing ChroniclesDRM Free Multi-platform Demo[...]
Posted on 1 September 2016 | 6:17 am
BiotaA developers insight into building a game world![...]
Posted on 31 August 2016 | 8:29 am
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IGM at EGX 2015: YIIK – A Postmodern RPG
Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a massive JRPG fan, and Persona 4 Golden is without doubt one of my favorite games, ever. In fact, there have been a couple of hypothetical discussions in which myself and Connor Selinske end up fighting to the death to prove our love for Persona, and it&rsqu[...]
Posted on 30 September 2015 | 8:00 pm
Ninja Pizza Girl Review – A Future Story About Pizza, Teenage Ninjas, and Bullies
Ninja Pizza Girl is a platformer and time-trial racer developed by Disparity Games. It follows the story of a teenage girl, Gemma, who runs her father’s pizzas to people all over her city. Her father’s pizzeria promises to deliver each pizza hot and fresh, so the race against the clock i[...]
Posted on 30 September 2015 | 6:00 pm
Escape a Wealthy Family’s Horror Trap in Rothschild: The Sheep Will Wake
A wealthy family controls the world, and has created a trap to keep away whoever tries to uncover the truth about any of its members. This may sound like a part of a conspiracy theory, but it’s the main plot of Loudpak Studio’s new game Rothschild: The Sheep Will Wake. The studio has bee[...]
Posted on 30 September 2015 | 4:00 pm
Gamers Assemble for a Good Cause with Greenheart Games
Due to the crises in the Middle East, millions of people have been forced to leave their homes, and many have fled their home countries to seek asylum in Europe. Nearly a third of the refugees who have fled to Europe have left because of the conflict in Syria. This is the biggest refugee crises [&he[...]
Posted on 30 September 2015 | 2:00 pm
Experience Solid Engineering and Crazy Air Tricks in Bridge Constructor Stunts
For anyone who has ever tried one of those bridge-constructi​ng games and utterly failed over and over again, ClockStone Software has the answer. In Bridge Constructor Stunts, the player acts both as an engineer and stuntman in flashier, rather than practical, creations. The mobile game expands [...]
Posted on 30 September 2015 | 12:00 pm