Referred to as the visual novel for people who don’t like visual novels, 428: Shibuya Scramble has the privilege of being the genre’s only effort to obtain a perfect Famitsu score. If that’s not intriguing ...Read More »
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With engaging offerings like The Binding of Isaac, Nuclear Throne, and Enter the Gungeon, there’s no shortage of Rogue-like, twin-stick shooters on Steam. Eager to join the popular sub-genre is Juicy Realm, a title that ...Read More »
With the Electronic Entertainment Expo drawing audience attention, this week’s schedule of releases is understandably succinct. But that won’t stop a few notable new titles from appearing on retail shelves and digital stores. From Jurassic ...Read More »
Across the thirty-five year legacy of the Nobunaga’s Ambition series, players have eagerly accepted the strategic quandaries that faced Sengoku-era daimyo. Assuming the role of one the period’s famous feudal lords, they’re overseen everything from ...Read More »
Some refer to the sixteen-bit era as the golden age of platformers. While it might have been a prolific time for the genre, the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis were also inundated with a number ...Read More »
With ports of Deathsmiles, DoDonPachi Resurrection, and Mushihimesama, PC owners are privy to a number of excellent danmaku (often referred to a ‘bullet hell’ games). PlayStation 4 players don’t have it quite as good. Beyond ...Read More »
Games consistently cultivate moods in players, whether it’s the feeling of fear in the Resident Evil, Silent Hill, and Dead Space franchises or the humbling sense of frustration wrought in the Demon/Dark Souls series. But ...Read More »
What the Shaq-Fu? Beyond the crowd-funded, spiritual successor to the much-disparaged 1994 title, this week brings a number of new releases that players might be eager to play, from BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, Nobunaga’s Ambition: ...Read More »
We flog foes and amass artifacts in City of Brass, and take on a challenge to improve Outlook (the city, not the widely scorned email client) in Heroes of Hammerwatch. City of Brass, Uppercut Games ...Read More »
Beyond the ubiquity of annual sequels, the industry has weakness for rebooting and remastering games that are only a few years old. As such, the arrival of PixelJunk Monsters 2 feels like an anomaly, with ...Read More »