05 Oct 2016

Returning to Battle Brothers

I’ve been forcing game play with some indie games I’ve collected in the past to re-evaluate my interest in them. Battle Brothers is on deck. This open-world, turn-based tactics game has been in Early Access on Steam for a long time, but through my notifications I’m told it’s always being

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03 Oct 2016

“Voodoo” Will Take a Leap of Faith at MGW16

Brain in the Box has been working on an open-world multiplayer survival game called Voodoo for over a year now, and it was a comment that followed their receipt of the Modena Nerd Indie Award that piqued some interest. The Italian indie company’s CEO, Paolo Chiaramello, remarked that “We’ve decided to take a

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29 Sep 2016

“Virginia” – Dissecting the Plot (Spoilers!!)

Having played through Virginia and having time to properly digest its plot, I definitely disagree with a few of the reviews that talk about how incredibly disjointed the game feels and how the story (if there is a story to them) is too convoluted to understand. Personally, I think there not only

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28 Sep 2016

“Virginia” Weaves an Interesting Tale…If You’re Open-Minded

VITALS: TITLE: “Virginia” DEVELOPER: Variable State PUBLISHER: 505 Games RELEASE DATE: September 22, 2016 PLATFORM: PC (also on PS4/XB1) GENRE: Casual Adventure PRICE: $9.99 USD (Check out “Virginia’s” Steam store page!) When I first started receiving information about Virginia, I wasn’t sure what to expect. The developers had released a demo of

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23 Sep 2016

“Pankapu” Brings Dreams to Life w/ Beautiful Visuals!

Pankapu is a new action-adventure platformer (quite the mouthful!) from Too Kind Studios that released on September 21, 2016. The name is indeed strange, but that strangeness is very befitting of the dream world in which the game takes place. Omnia, the world of dreams, is the setting for this wonderful

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19 Sep 2016

Escaping the Inquisition in “Yesterday Origins”

Pendulo Studios might ring a bell to some of you who are into adventure games – they have a pretty large portfolio and over twenty years of experience. Their latest offering, Yesterday Origins, is set to release on the PlayStation 4, XBOX One, and PC on October 13. I was given

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14 Sep 2016

Be Sure to Visit the “Valley!”

If you haven’t heard of the Valley before, you may end up thanking me after you read this post because it’s an amazing PC adventure that released on August 24 that probably flew a bit under most people’s radars. It’s a game that intrigued me ever since I first started getting press

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09 Sep 2016

“Ember” is a Massive PC RPG Launching Today!

Ember is a very deep game inspired by classic Computer RPGs that launches on Steam today courtesy of N-Fusion Interactive and 505 Games. It’s had a long and adventuresome development history that spans over ten years, but the end result should be a rich and detailed world that has over 30

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04 Sep 2016

Taking a Puzzling Journey with “Block Legend DX”

A good friend of mine randomly gave me a copy of Block Legend DX for the PC a little while back and given the other stuff I’ve had going on lately it took me a while to get around to firing it up. However, the art style looked pixelated and cute and

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01 Sep 2016

“Featherpunk Prime” Has Cyber Flamingos & Guns!

It feels like I’ve played my share of platform-shooters here lately, but Super Hatch Games really has something quirky, futuristic, and fun in the guise of Featherpunk Prime. Featherpunk just released on Steam today and it really offers a strangely-unique gameplay experience. In Featherpunk Prime, you take the role of a cyborg

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