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Joanna Mueller is a lifelong gamer who used to insist on having the Super Mario Bros manual read to her as a bedtime story. Now she's reading Minecraft books to her own kiddo while finally making use of her degree to write about games.

The Pedestrian Shows Signs Of Being Seriously Clever

Have you ever wondered what life is like inside the world of public restroom signage? No, of course you haven’t. Who would ever bother...

Pixel Princess Blitz Packs Powerful RPG Punch

Most RPGs attempt to account for player agency. Allowing the player to make little decisions along the way as the story unfolds. Great RPGs...

3 Years After Kickstarter, Toby’s Island Talks Square One

After splitting with his co-developer and progress delays, Matt Beer is still hard at work on Toby’s Island. Unfortunately, much of that work still seems...

New Dawn Tackles Island Survival From A Different Perspective

There has been a resurgence as of late of open-world survival sandbox games. The formula usually puts the player in the role of an...

WW2 Shooter Days Of War Gets Early Access Release Date

It was a bold move for Driven Arts. After failing to secure the $100,000 they sought in their initial Kickstarter campaign, they immediately tried...

Ahead Of Steam Launch, Hive Jump Developer Talks Wii U &...

After months of intense early access recon, Hive Jump is ready for release. Developer, Graphite Lab has announced that their roguelike run-and-gun will launch...

Stonehearth Begins Another Year With No Release In Sight

It's been a long road to development for Radiant Entertainment’s Stonehearth. The townbuilding strategy game had a massively successful 2013 Kickstarter campaign. Nearly 23K backers...

Melted Motherboard Pushes Pinocchio’s Murder Back Until Spring

Pinocchio’s Murder is a visual novel, cyberpunk mystery following the volatile home-life of a family of cyborgs. It was funded on Kickstarter for $6,048...

Lands Unknown May Sink Under Its Massive Ambitions

Lands Unknown is a cinematic, historical MMORPG set in the early 1800s. It features gorgeous next gen graphics and a massive, realistically scaled, persistent...

Take The Fight To The Human Menace In Liquid Metal

Xenobia was an all-robot utopian society of peaceful precision. All of that changed when the humans invaded. Now the planet is under attack and...

Seven Kingdoms: The Princess Problem Offers Limited Time Extended Demo

With the dumpster fire that was 2016 now behind us, Azalyne Studios is hoping to start the new year off right. In addition to...

Ayo The Clown Makes Clowning Cute Again

Clowns were getting a bad rap for a while there. Showing up in the news and in horror games as an agent of terror....

Cipher Prime Breaks Silence To Cancel Auditorium 2: Duet

After five years and $71,061, Kickstarter backers were waiting for news, any news, from the team at Cipher Prime. Their last backer communication had...

Know Who To Trust And Who To Execute In Throne Of...

“When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. There is no middle ground.” Unless you happen to be playing Throne of...
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A Hero’s Call Makes Accessible Fantasy Gaming A Reality

It’s a story of exploration and adventure. As a traveler you find yourself thrust into the City of Farhaven as it comes under attack...

Take A Big Trip To The Spirit World With Little Bug

Lost in a surreal world, somewhere between life and death, Nyah is searching for her mother. Aided by a powerful spirit and her own...