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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.

Stepping Back Into JRPG’s With Light Fairytale

Many recent indie games interpret retro inspiration exclusively as pixel art and chip tunes, so it's nice to find one willing to modernize their presentation. Light...
Infinite Legacy

Infinite Legacy Looks For Second Round of Kickstarter Success

Put down the pitchforks and let me explain. Infinite Legacy, an open-world RPG where the player determines the story, was originally funded on Kickstarter...
Henshin Engine

Henshin Engine Web Comic Gets Turbo Grafx-16 Treatment

Artist Sarumaru's mixed-media story project Henshin Engine is moving from static comic pages to a full 2D action platformer. Henshin Engine: The Game is planned...

Miss Playstation Home? Atom Universe For PS4 & PC Is Here....

Anyone still lamenting the loss of PlayStation Home will be pleased to hear that there's a new virtual hangout in town. Starting September 23rd the...

Become A One Woman Army In SOS Atlas

What can I say, I'm a bit of a sucker for female Sci-Fi protagonists that can kick ass. Enter Third Gate Studios with their...

Shroud of The Avatar’s Next Con

Far be it from me to criticize how people choose to spend their money. I belong to entirely too many fandoms to be eligible...

Malevolence: The Sword of Ahkranox Is Quietly Thriving

After returning from a sudden and extended hiatus on Kickstarter, Malevolence: The Sword of Ahkranox is may have a major update to its Early...

Everspace Blasts Into Early Access

3D space shooter, Everspace just went live on Steam Early Access, Game Preview for Xbox One & Windows 10, and GOG Games in Development this...

The Agonizing Crash and Burn of FleetCOMM

Backers of 2D tactical squadron shooter, FleetCOMM are (to put it mildly) beyond frustrated. They've been notified of another setback, 4 years after raising $17,427 for FleetCOMM's development. In truth,...

[Update] Mastema Out of Hell Should Go Back For More Details

The day after this article was published I got an email from developer Oscar Celestini. He wanted to let me know that he...

Code: HARDCORE Has All The Right Over-The-Top Mech Action

While I've never been much into mecha myself, I recognize that a huge part of the population love their massive fighting robots. Judging by...

Come To The Dark & Light Sides With The Rabbit &...

Cooperative puzzle games can be fun, assuming you have someone clever to play with. Luckily, a new puzzle-platformer offers co-op, but lets you go...

Arc Continuum’s Champagne Wishes And Time Control Dreams

Game development is expensive, often prohibitively so. Akimbo Creations learned this lesson when they began work on their first game, Arc Continuum back in...

Iron Tides: A Viking Themed Rogue Done Right

If you've watched History Channel's Vikings and thought to yourself, I could totally do that, you're about to get your chance. Crash Wave Games...

Super Mega Best Cat Adventures Comes With An Epilepsy Warning

Bullet hell shooters are already overwhelming, but Super Mega Best Cat Adventures aims to overload all of your senses right from the campaign page....

Rad Rodgers Delivers 90’s Nostalgia and F-Bombs

Fans of 90's-era platformers may have noticed a distinct lack of wacky action-scrollers among current AAA titles. Fortunately, the team at Interceptor Entertainment is hard at...