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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.

Be Traumatized Over And Over, Visage Will Have Multiple Endings

Know how great it feels to make it to the end of a psychological horror game? Not only did you survive the story, but...

A Closer Look at We Happy Few’s Joyfully Massive Clockwork Update

It has been a while since I tried out the Early Access build of We Happy Few. The latest improvements introduced in 'The Clockwork...

Plague Road Is Getting Physical On PlayStation Vita

News that Plague Road is coming to PS Vita already had backers overjoyed. Arcade Distillery’s twisted turn-based tactical rogue-like is about halfway to its...

You Are Not The Hero Wraps Up Another Year Of Negligible...

Despite setting a hard release date for April 2016, You Are Not The Hero hasn’t shown much development progress this year. This planned release date...

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Gets Digital Release Date

Strap on your belly dancing costumes kids, it’s time to hair-whip it good. That’s right, after $776,084 in sweet Kickstarter money and just over...

We Break Out Tonight Offers Budget Escape Room Hijinks

Escape rooms are pretty popular right now. For the uninitiated, you pay someone to lock you and a few friends in a room. Then...

Dad Quest Switches Up Game Mechanics, Still Throws Kids

Sundae Month raised $9,350 on Kickstarter for their weaponized child-rearing simulator, Dad Quest. The game put players in the patriarchal role of a father...

Kingdoms And Castles Wows Vanilla Fig Investors

Remember back when crowdfunded games would take risks and give gamers something different than the standard offerings? Those were the days, right? Now with...

Awesomenauts Gets Prime Time Update With Spectator Mode

Following hot on the heels of last month's highly anticipated matchmaking overhaul, indie MOBA Awesomenauts is ready for its next big update. On December 14th,...

Early Access Tyto Online Is Kid Tested, Parent Approved

Ever since games have existed there have been a group of adults trying to coerce kids into learning from them. This attempt to make...

Eco Takes Survival Gaming To The Global Level [Updated]

Most survival games give players the simple goal of staying alive. Eco takes this concept one step further. Players are tasked with, not only their own...

Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs Gets Second Limited Edition Dreamcast...

Retro gamers gotta game, it’s sort of their thing. Understandably, it's not easy to find spiffy new games for outdated consoles. Occasionally a crowdfunded...

Countdown To The Holidays With Divinity: Original Sin 2 Advent Event

Tis the Season for Holiday promotions and Larian Studios has already decked their halls with a Divinity: Original Sin 2 advent calendar. Each day, leading up...

ZeniMax Hits Jupiter Hell Devs With Notice Over DoomRL Connection

ChaosForge’s new turn-based sci-fi roguelike, Jupiter Hell, has been doing pretty well for itself over on Kickstarter. Maybe, even a little too well as...

Elsinore Implements Consent System In Shakespearean Tragedy

Shakespeare’s Hamlet is not exactly known for being a feel good romantic comedy. Characters are more likely to meet quick and grisly deaths than...

Hiro Fodder: A Blue Hope Clings To Development 4 Years After...

Back in the mystical yesteryear of 2012, Divergent Games launched a Kickstarter Campaign for their 16-bit inspired RPG, Hiro Fodder: A Blue Hope. Despite...