While this week has several notable releases like Guacamelee! 2 and the final season of The Walking Dead, it’s the appearance of Shenmue I & II that’s poised to excite players. Eighteen years after the ...Read More »
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Sphere rolling has been an enduring mainstay in gaming, popularized across titles like 1984’s Marble Madness, the Super Monkey Ball franchise and most recently, 2015’s Polyball. Originally released on Steam two years ago, Road to ...Read More »
At least some of the Switch’s success can be attributed to its portability. Undock the device, and you’ll experience console-quality gameplay and graphics on the go. Well, at least for a little while. Some software ...Read More »
“Kitchens are hard environments and they form incredibly strong characters.” – Gordon Ramsay 2016’s Overcooked! was pure indie ingenuity, placing players inside cartoonish kitchens as they went through streamlined steps of food preparation. It hung ...Read More »
With summer temperatures soaring, it’s a great time to play for gaming in sheltered environments. Fortunately, this week’s schedule of new releases give several reasons to stay in the shade, with Monster Hunter: World coming ...Read More »
Many visual novels contain sophisticated plots that require readers to pay careful attention. The Nekopara series, on the other hand, is analogous to a televised situation comedy. Three main entries and a prequel have each ...Read More »
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 »
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 »