It’s the end of the world as we know it, so let’s explore nuclear winter Russia with Metro 2033, adapt to a post global warming Earth in Anno 2070, deal with soul-crushing debt in Recettear, outmaneuver the darkness in One Way Heroics, and then escape from the mad prison island of the cat overlords in Battleblock Theater.
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Did you miss page one? Click the link above to check it out. Riding the wave It may surprise you to know that Valve (the creators of Steam) actually consulted with a professor a few years back to better understand […]
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Roguelikes have been making something of a comeback recently, with many indie games incorporating procedurally generated adventures and permadeath into their RPG formulas. One Way Heroics takes a somewhat unique approach to this genre, and I’m hopelessly addicted.
It doesn’t take much convincing to get EB and I to play a Bungie game. He’s a Halo fan from the original Xbox days, and I’ve played practically everything they’ve put out since their early Mac games. Destiny’s been on our radar since it was announced, so preordering it for beta access was a no-brainer. We’ll summarize our impressions of the Destiny beta here, specifically around the Destiny Beta’s Xbox 360 edition.
This month is equal parts wacky, gory, and beautiful with RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, Sniper Elite V2, Papers, Please, Goat Simulator, Dead Rising 2, and Dust: An Elysian Tail.
Space Engineers is a game all about mining, exploring, and building massive structures in an asteroid belt. I talked to Keen Software House about doing a preview of the current alpha build, and they were kind enough to provide me a Steam key for evaluation. I’ve spent many hours over the weekend and through this week taking the alpha for a spin, and I’m here to share my impressions.
Depressing By Design The design of this game is fascinating. I don’t know how much of it was intentional and how much is just happy coincidence, but it feels masterfully planned. Your work environment is a booth, and the UI’s […]
Minecraft is one of the most popular games available worldwide, and it’s especially popular among children. As a parent who is also an avid video game enthusiast, I’ve been letting my kids play Minecraft with me, and I’ve been encouraging […]
While the Steam sale rages, our work continues with Hitman: Absolution, Batman: Arkham Origins, Skulls of the Shogun, Kingdom Rush, and Bastion.