This year’s PAX East 2023 offered a lot to check out during the show including tons of indies as well as some bigger titles coming out in 2023. For me, I always enjoy searching for hidden gems on the show floor or some of those games off-site. During that time, one game that caught my eye ahead of PAX East 2023 was Bread and Fred from Sand Castles Studio as it was something you could play so...[Read More]
At PAX East 2023, attendees were treated to a sneak peek of some exciting games from the renowned game development studio, Brace Yourself Games. Among the games showcased was Cobalt Core, a futuristic first-person shooter developed by Rocket Rat Games and published by Brace Yourself Games. As one of the fortunate attendees who got to experience the game, I can confidently say that it is a thrillin...[Read More]
All my friend who knows me, understand that I love city-building games, and during PAX East, I was invited to check a few of them, but one game that stand out to me a lot was Fabledom currently being developed by Grenaa Games which is a two-person studio. Dear Villagers has a great reputation to find great Indie games that players will enjoy, the ones that I have played from them are Forgotten Cit...[Read More]
The spooky season may be over, but that doesn’t mean the scares need to come to an end! For anyone looking for a good fright, Independent developer DiTMGames has them covered! Get ready to fend off against The Sleep Demon, as the studio’s first release, Nightmare, officially releases today in early access!
Back in 2018, developer Redblack Spade released Catmaze exclusively onto Steam. This fairytale take on the Metroidvania genre was incredibly well received and has received many updates since its launch. In partnership with Ratalaika Games, Redblack Spade has released Catmaze onto contemporary consoles.
Inkle Studios have been developing narrative adventure games, since 2015. Their first release, 80 Days, saw players traveling around the globe in 80 days. The critical success of 80 Days paved the way for the studio to continue developing unique story-driven adventures. Last month, the studio celebrated the 1 year anniversary of their latest interactive fiction, Overboard! Today, in partnership wi...[Read More]
Rockers, in the coming week we will be wrapping up our PAX East 2022 coverage. Almost a month has passed since the event and we have shared with you a good majority of the demos we played during the event. If you missed any PAX East 2022 coverage, head to our PAX East 2022 section to view any articles you might have missed. My last PAX East preview is for a game that is by far not a game to sleep ...[Read More]
I might be biased, or based as the people on the internet say, but we need more wild and explosive games these days. Games, where you push start, and the action pretty much begins with a cool little story stringing it along. Not that there’s anything wrong with games that focus on major social and political issues or explore the dimensions and complexities of humans and class systems. Someti...[Read More]
The late 90s to the early 2000s were defined by platformers. Games such as Spyro, Crash Brandicoot, Ratchet and Clank, Jak and Daxter, Psychonauts, Sly Cooper, Banjo-Kazooie, Super Mario 64, and Donkey Kong 64 dominated the era. With open levels to explore and collectibles to gather, players had a variety of challenges to complete in order to perfect the game. Most PS2, N64, and Xbox players can r...[Read More]
When a genre breaks ground and plants its feet firmly on the foundation, others will follow in its footsteps. Ever since Demon Souls in 2009, the Souls genre has established a firm foothold and many have followed the path. The Surge introduced Souls-like mechanics in a specific world dominated by cybernetics and sweatsuits. Hell point put players on the fringes of the universe to fight demons, not...[Read More]
When you think of a cute sim game, what do you think of? Most gamers will typically name off at least one Nintendo title in their top 10 cutest games list. Games such as Animal Crossing, or other titles such as Slime Rancher. These cute franchises have excelled due to cute characters but also addicting gameplay elements. Where some games thrive in one area, they fall short in others. Sadly, this i...[Read More]
We may be entering the age of spaceflights, artificial intelligence, and augmenting the human body with cybernetic parts, but we cannot escape a fundamental rule. Humans are part of nature. Every fiber, atom, and DNA strand of our being is tied to this planet and the natural world. However, as a dominant and evolved species that has chartered most of the planet, we have had an impact, both good an...[Read More]