Some of these recent releases are giving me an odd sense of deja vu. We just reviewed a cyberpunk indie game with an all-caps main title and a subtitle. ‘Tis the season for cyberpunk, I guess?
Now here’s a crazy announcement that I missed: Fantasy Flight Games has formed a new development division focused strictly on digital efforts called Fantasy Flight Interactive. More interestingly, they’ve named Tim Gerritsen, a video game industry veteran from Irrational Games and Human Head Studios, to helm it.
One week ago, Decksplash, a multiplayer-only arena game featuring disembodied skateboards doing tricks and spreading paint a la Splatoon, was released on Steam for a free preview week. The stipulation was: download and play this game, but if it doesn’t get played by 100,000 people this week, it’s not getting finished. The scheme was hatched by developers Bossa Studios of […]
If speedrunning hasn’t been enshrined universally as its own gaming genre yet, it is overdue. Historically, the term has been applied to the general act of completing a game as quickly as possible, and the activity has been leveraged for everything from charity to straight up competitive bragging rights.
If you’re reading this review, H. P. Lovecraft most likely needs no introduction. If he does, use the Google machine. So, imagine living in H.P. Lovecraft’s time and having foreknowledge of his posthumous influence in the world of horror and pop culture.
Ah, Halloween! The candy. The costumes. The parties. The mutant, monster football players beating each other to a bloody pulp on the football field.
Guess what? Alternate Fire is back, and now we’re going to cover tabletop games! Perhaps some explanation is in order.
Psyonix announced today that not only will their September update add an entire spanking-new game mode to Rocket League, but it will also feature several free PAX/Penny Arcade-themed garage items.
At the time of this writing, The Adventure Pals has successfully been funded with about 40 hours left to spare in its Kickstarter campaign.
The release of fully 3D platforming adventure games has dwindled significantly since their inception, and subsequent golden age, on the Nintendo 64.
I’ve played the demo for The Adventure Pals, and I wound up liking it more than I thought I would. In fact, I’d say it’s downright impressive.
Despite the fact that I can barely pull of drawing a stick figure (it’s really hard to get those straight lines on the arms and legs), I’m a sucker for interesting and impressive art when it comes to video games.
Remember the days of throwing down on the pixelated ice with your friends via NES, when hockey was about nothing more than making that pass, taking that shot, and punching that guy in the face? One-man development house Loren Lemcke does, and he’s in the process of making Super Blood Hockey, a retro-style tribute to the likes of NES classics such […]
It’s mid-day. I struck out to the west on my steed before first light, making sure he was well fed before the journey. I’ve passed the first portal. Maybe I should turn back, I might be too far out from my stronghold, but I need to reach the western camp.
Some may say that the most tumultuous and conflicting time of your life is your teenage years, a time when you must actively begin slotting yourself into a position in society while holding back the urge to slug all of the other teenagers around you.
The kingdom of Armello is going to get a little bit more crowded later this month. Developer League of Geeks is launching the first bonafide DLC pack for their anthropomorphic regicidal epic.