Puuba’s The Metronomicon is a fascinating little conundrum. While it is a dancing game, it is also a role playing game. They go hand in hand, and they each play off of each other. While yes, it is a rhythm game, it does have its own story mode, much in the sense of an RPG. It is an interesting mashup, but the important question is: Does it work? And the answer is yes, yes it does.
Role-playing games are often some of the most important creations in the gaming industry with juggernauts such as Square Enix’s Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest series or Bioware’s Mass Effect and Dragon Age. These are games that go above and beyond, creating new worlds with large enthralling stories that have the possibility to stand the test of the time. Every now and again a new game ...[Read More]
On September 12, Steam shook things up again in the store in an attempt to address “scam” reviews that have been clogging up the pipeline and providing what are considered fraudulent review scores for video games.
Story driven platformer games are all over the place in the independently developed video game market. What seemed to start with Limbo back on the Xbox 360 and such has slowly evolved with various mechanics driving the game. Hue is one of those games, a puzzle filled platformer that plays with color, player perception, and logic patterns. Created by Fiddlesticks, Hue seeks to wow its audience with...[Read More]
Pine Studio and Headup Games are both proud to announce that their newest title SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell is now out on Steam! Before we get too indepth with details, what is this? Imagine if Doom/Quake 3, Portal, and Super Meat Boy had a love child. That is essentially what this game is.
Join the corps! Umbrella Corps brings a competitive experience featuring new types of strategy and technique blended with elements from the world of Resident Evil, to create a unique kind of shooter! Experience intense close and mid-range combat with analog aim and cover mechanics, nerve-wracking no-respawn matches, and many other game modes!
A couple months ago, we discussed The Game Bakers’ upcoming title Furi. Nicknamed as boss-rush mode: the game, Furi was such an enjoyable experience to start PAX East off. Today, the title gets a release date!
Dreamsail games and Sony are bringing battlebots to your home this August with their new title Blade Ballet. What is Blade Bellet? Dreamsail describes this game as a whirling dance of multiplayer robot destruction in which each bot possesses a unique personality and special abilities. Players must master their abilities to claim victory while spinning from one challenging arena to the next, battl...[Read More]
Fear: we were introduced to the mechanical group that would haunt us down in our nightmares, and presumably their origins. Panic: we were striped to our core, being hunted down by a single animatronic that would not stop. Dread: we brought our fears home, and created lasting theories about if the games were even real or not. Now, it is the time for the greatest of the four emotions presented: terr...[Read More]
Trial by Viking is a stage-based platformer that has players jumping, throwing axes, and trying to find all of the sun stones in each stage. Upgrade abilities to tackle monsters from Norse myth, all with the goal of stopping Loki.
Ah, what a great service Humble Bundle is. For those who are unaware, Humble Bundle has been teaming up with game developers and charity groups in an effort to raise money for those in need, by providing heavily discounted games in bundles. While they mostly deal in PC games, mobile and console games, books, comics, and movies have been featured. Over the years, many larger companies have been all...[Read More]
One of the more wild and hectic games I got my hands on at PAX was a simple party game from Those Awesome Guys with a simple name: Move or Die, a title that was released on Steam on January 21, 2016. Those Awesome Guys pride themselves in saying that this is the perfect party game conglomeration to end friendships. Each round is fast, each round changes, and each round there’s a possibility you m...[Read More]