Like any creative medium, games inspire us. For many, they stimulate impassioned online debates over the merits of a title. But others are motivated to express their creativity through the creation of their own games. ...Read More »
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Steam is packed with indie-developed, rogue-like, twin stick shooters. Several of these are exemplary efforts with Enter the Gungeon, Nuclear Throne, Neuro Voider and Neon Chrome each extending hours of rousing, adrenaline-generating excitement. But with ...Read More »
The Switch might be one of the younger pieces of dedicated hardware, but Nintendo’s hybrid already has a rich software library. For shoot ‘em up fans, the system has a several compelling offerings, with Ikaruga, ...Read More »
Traditionally, August in the month that a new iteration in the thirty-year-old Madden franchise is brought out. While the football simulation is noteworthy for sales figures in the billions, and a product that touts over ...Read More »
Dungeon Girl’s screenshots might make you assume that the game is yet another ‘match three’ puzzler. But doujin circle Inu to Neko’s recent release has little in common with titles like Bejeweled or Candy Crush. ...Read More »
During the late nineties, rail shooters were a dominant genre, with franchises like The House of the Dead, Time Crisis, and Virtua Cop offering action-driven thrills in arcades and in homes. But gradually they began ...Read More »
From a bull-riding simulation (8 to Glory), a game based on an Italian action-comedy-team (Bud Spencer & Terence Hill – Slaps and Beans) and two girlfriend simulators (Pure / Electric Love) for Switch, the end ...Read More »
Across the thirty-one-year legacy of the Ys franchise, reoccurring protagonist Adol Christin has witnessed a multitude of remarkable events during his succession of globe-trotting expeditions. In many ways, the series has shared a similar fate. ...Read More »
Incorporating first-person, physics-based action puzzling and the occasional sarcastic narration, Impulsion will inevitably draw comparison with Portal. But that’s not necessarily a negative thing. After all, genres in gaming having traditionally progressed through relaxed evolution ...Read More »
Mugsters is a difficult game to review, since enjoyment stems from the game’s sense of discovery. Reveal too much of the experience, and you’re ruined the thrill in being dropped in an unfamiliar world ...Read More »