This one’s been a long time coming. Originally Kickstarted in May 2015, Cherrimochi’s Tokyo Dark is out now on Steam! Featuring an anime art style and a dark take on the point-and-click adventure genre, Tokyo Dark promises a unique spin on what has generally been a more light-hearted genre.
Yes, there is literally a card game being made called Unstable Unicorns, and its as silly as it sounds. The impressive part to take notice is how quickly the funding goal for this game was met. In just a little over an hour, their Kickstarter fund was 100% fully met. Of course, with a name like Unstable Unicorns, it’s no surprise that it got a lot of attention straight away. Their tagline re...[Read More]
Gameumentary is a project I’ve been following for the past couple weeks, bringing me even more documentary goodness to dive into after a hard day at the office. While filming their piece on Perception, the team spent some extra time talking with Bill Gardner about his work on Bioshock. The latest episode is now available on Gameumentary’s Youtube channel, which primarily focuses on the...[Read More]
Gaming history has always been a pursuit for me, whether its looking up old interviews, past advertisements, or reviews from long gone publications. In the past couple years though, I’ve discovered a new way to fuel my hunger for video game history, documentaries. While there are already some excellent productions out there, many of which I have covered before, I was delighted to find Gameum...[Read More]
Owlcat Games projected game Pathfinder: Kingmaker is based on the tabletop roleplaying game Pathfinder by Paizo. The story is based on an already published campaign of the same name, will be written by RPG veteran Chris Avellone, and will feature recognizable locations and characters from that campaign and the Pathfinder universe. The game follows in the spirit of games like Baldur’s Gate, Divinit...[Read More]
Stealth games have come a long in way in the last thirty years. From single maps to huge open world settings. Originality is key to new entries into the genre and that is where Wildfire by Sneaky Bastards comes into play.
In not too surprising news, the much anticipated Shenmue 3 has been delayed from its original release date of December of 2017 to the second half of 2018. In a brief update to Kickstarter backers, Shenmue creator and project Director, Yu Suzuki, explained the delay by saying “By utilizing new technologies, we have been able to discover new possibilities and expressions. In many ways, the gam...[Read More]
Hand of Fate: Ordeals, the tabletop adaptation of Defiant Development’s action RPG franchise, can now claim the title of the most-funded Australian tabletop game in Kickstarter history at over $190,000 AUD. Perhaps most impressive is that their Kickstarter won’t end until Wednesday, June 21st at 9:00pm ET, so they have plenty of time to pad that lead. Before they launched this Kickstar...[Read More]
Developer Defiant Development and board game publisher Rule & Make, today launched a campaign on Kickstarter for Hand of Fate: Ordeals, a card game based on Defiant’s Hand of Fate video game.
Mages have a long history with video games. They are sometimes cast as villains and other times as members of the party. So, what makes magic fun? I had the chance to play Mages of Mystralia and now, I feel, that the question can finally be answered.
Surprise, Deadly Premonition is getting a board game adaptation!
The world of MMOs is pretty vast, but the amount of stand out titles can easily be trimmed to a handful. Ever since the massive success of World of Warcraft, MMO game design has stagnated, rarely reaching for anything creative or risky. Complexity is something often portrayed in staggering tables of items or row after row of abilities. Combat is typically a juggling act and events are, more often ...[Read More]