A Puzzling Slow Start in the West Picross (a portmanteau for ‘Picture Crossword’) games haven’t always enjoyed stateside success. When Nintendo’s nonogram-based puzzler, Mario’s Picross, was released for the Game Boy in 1995, the title ...Read More »
For many, SNK is probably best known for Neo Geo-based franchises like...
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In concept, taking an action-driven loot crawl like Diablo and adding ...
Released as a Java game nineteen years ago, Trials was a prototypical ...
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Sure, January’s first few days were rather lackluster, but finally there’s a reason to rejoice. With new releases like Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition, Onimusha: Warlords, and New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe arriving this ...Read More »
An Adorable Shoot ‘Em Up In a perfect world, cute ‘em-ups would be released with regular frequency. But save for two Deathsmiles titles, the disappointing Otomedius, and QP Shooting – Dangerous!!, the last decade has ...Read More »
Recommended for Groups Like many games geared toward local, competitive play Super Treasure Arena is fun with small groups. There’s an absorbing sense of tension between the two dominant approaches to play. You can opt ...Read More »
Next week brings rereleases of Tales of Vesperia, New Super Mario Bros. U, and Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story which might be worth getting excited about. But this week’s new releases aren’t nearly as ...Read More »
We travel the cosmos, putting an end to hostility in Galaxy of Pen and Paper, which simulates the feeling of playing a table-top, role-playing games. In, Zotrix: Solar Division, we serve as protector, safeguarding space ...Read More »
We possess bodies in HyperParasite, using an enemy to dispatch other foes. With Coffee Crisis, we battle the possessed, saving Philadelphia’s populace against an invasion of evil extraterrestrials in classic brawler form. HyperParasite, Troglobytes Games, ...Read More »
Traditionally, the last week of December is a slow time for new releases. Not long ago, the end of the calendar year had a near-absence of titles. But this week, with games like Puzzle Bobble, ...Read More »
Sounds Like Fun Scientists have noted how aromas can evoke dormant memories and emotions. But delve into Williams Pinball: Volume 2, the latest expansion for Pinball FX 3, and another sense might be stirred. Play ...Read More »
A Lady’s Return Set in late nineteenth century London, London Detective Mysteria commences with Emily Whiteley’s return to the city. After witnessing the death of her parents, young Lady Whiteley was whisked away to the ...Read More »