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Laguna Levine is the illegitimate son of famous explorer Toma Levine, disowned for forsaking the family tradition of moustaches to join Team Beards. That's fine though, since both are translated into the same word in Japan, Laguna's current home country.

Hands-on with YIIK: A Postmodern RPG

The first time I saw YIIK: A Postmodern RPG, I felt excited and a little worried. I've previously mentioned both my love of the Earthbound/Mother series...

Hands-on With Ooblets at E3 2017

I'm not going to lie: until the Microsoft E3 2017 press conference, I'd nearly forgotten that Ooblets was a thing. I vaguely recalled the game...

Diving Deep into GLITCHED

The list of Earthbound inspired games is growing, with En House Studios continuing the trend with fourth wall breaking, existentially themed GLITCHED. In GLITCHED, the...

Nikko Koruna Discusses Fourth Wall Breaking RPG GLITCHED

I've been on a GLITCHED binge, even though it's just a demo. I'm already a fan, absolutely rabid about the game. I haven't figured out everything...

Star Citizen Revives Revival, Adds Space Sex

Reliable sources have recently mentioned that Chris Roberts' Cloud Imperium Games has some big additions headed for the third-person aspect of Star Citizen that may surprise...

Tommy Tallarico Is Back With Video Games Live Level 5 Kickstarter

The Video Games Live Level 5 game music album's Kickstarter is less than a day old as of this writing and well over 60%...

Undertale’s Toriel Becomes Officially Plushy, Optional “Enhanced” Version

Undertale's official merchandise distributor, Fangamer.com, has just updated their available swag. We knew there'd be new shirts, but the tarot cards pre-orders for Undertale figurines were...

Games as Sublime Art

Roger Ebert was certainly a respected movie critic, but even if you disagreed with his opinions, you have to admit that the man at...
Undertale

Undertale: Player Presence, Morality, and Self

I strongly hinted at this in my article about Undertale and including outsiders, Undertale performs so well because it engages its audiences. It's not only trying to include outsiders...

Earthbound Spirit: A Comparison of Two Earthbound Inspired Indies’ Path to...

I don't think Earthbound/Mother 2 needs much of an intro, but if you need it, it's a Super Nintendo RPG set in modern times with...

Undertale: Using Comedy and Fantasy to Include Outsiders

I don't think I'm alone here when I say I saw my fair share of bullying as a kid, mostly on the receiving side....

A Zelda-Like Adventure, An Animal Gods Review

Still Games's Animal Gods is another Kickstarter that sounded good on paper, but when I saw the demo video, I closed the page and didn't...

Kickstarter Funded Undertale is the Top Rated PC Game on Metacritic

I saw it first on Destructoid. Then Twitter. Then GameFAQs. It wasn't until I searched for information on the game in Japanese and saw it...
Undertale

Undertale: A New Cult Hit in the Making

I'll admit that when I first heard of Undertale, I was intrigued. Pacifist play supported in a game with combat? Interesting! But then I...

HEX TCG Settles with Wizards of the Coast Over “Similarities” Lawsuit

After nearly a year and a half, Cory Jones's Cryptozoic Entertainment has reached a settlement out of court with Wizards of the Coast concerning...