We here at Marooners’ Rock wrote yesterday that the first title for September’s Games with Gold is Earthlock: Festival of Magic, a turn-based RPG by developers Snowcastle. The rest of the list was released, today, and includes a number of familiar titles.
Infographics, formerly the shorthand for PowerPoint presentations, have invaded everything from informative articles to comedy websites. Interpretation can be a pain without an accurate accompanying explanation, and those aren’t always provided. Metrico+, by Digital Dreams, takes that tendency and runs with it (literally), turning a mystery of infographic interpretation into a puzzle platfor...[Read More]
The Solus Project is a much-hyped game that gained a rash of followers after its Early Access release in February 2016. Hailed as an innovation, it tracks the lone survivor of a crash, on a planet that can definitely support life, but may be harboring something sinister. Players must scavenge supplies found in the environment, as well as the wreckage, in order to survive and find a way out of thei...[Read More]
Have you heard of Blade Ballet? If not, you’d better pull up a chair, because we’re about to have a conversation with DreamSail Games, the New York City developers who produced this knockabout, robot-smashing, multiplayer fighting game.
The Elder Scrolls: Legends is a strategy card game that explores the series’ characters, creatures, deities, and lore. Whether you have 10 minutes or ten hours, Legends provides a variety of gameplay modes and challenges that are easy-to-learn but difficult to master. Built with all levels of players in mind, Legends offers accessible gameplay for beginners who want to jump in and get started quic...[Read More]
Strategy card games, whether tabletop or digital, have a special place in the hearts of many. Bethesda hopes to capture this audience, intersected with those who enjoy The Elder Scrolls adventure series, by releasing The Elder Scrolls: Legends. This game seems to be aimed at Hearthstone, as BattleNet had enjoyed quite a bit of success from this model, but who knows? Bethesda may just be trying to ...[Read More]
Developed by Double Fine, and published by Adult Swim Games, Headlander is a platformer dedicated to the question, “So – what if you were a flying head, and you could switch bodies?” Well, okay, maybe not. But since that’s what you spend the majority of your time doing in-game, it’s a fair assumption, right? Warning: gameplay video and game both contain bright lights ...[Read More]
“Happy people have no history.” – Leo Tolstoy Warning: Trailer contains gore and disturbing images. The first time I played We Happy Few was for a magazine subfeature, back in October 2015. Compulsion Games was still seeking Backerkit funding at that time to help continue their Kickstarter support as they sped things along; the past nine months of development have proven this to ...[Read More]
Every month, Xbox adds new titles for Games with Gold members, allowing them to download the games for free for a limited time. For August 2016, the four titles are as follows: For Xbox One: Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate (normally $59.99 USD) WWE 2K16 (normally $39.99 USD) Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate will be available from August 1-31, and features an epic time-travel battle between the heroes of man...[Read More]