On the pulse of crowdfunded gaming

kju
May 22, 2014

Relive the Cold War that never was with Cold War 2 on Kickstarter

There’s a time and a place for being politically correct, and Cold War 2 has decided that Kickstarter is neither. The page reads: “Cold War...

hawken
May 19, 2014

Of all the things I’ve Early Accessed, I’ve accessed Hawken the most…

Hawken was the unexpected darling of E3 two years ago; a time bereft of mech titles, even on the horizon. At the time, we¬†didn’t know...

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May 13, 2014

Wrack em up! Hands on with Wrack

Confucious once said, “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” And while I can’t prove for a historical certainty that he...

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May 11, 2014

Let’s mech some noise with Gigantic Army

Gigantic Army is a 2D sidescrolling game about giant stompy robots who also shoot guns. Somewhere in writing that sentence I became sad because I...

npitc
May 3, 2014

Patrick Scott Patterson on women’s pivotal role in the games industry

No Princess In The Castle is currently seeking funding via Kickstarter in the hopes of creating a film that sheds light on the pivotal roles...

Survival
April 29, 2014

Mojang-backed sidescroller Cobalt still exists

Mojang is something of an anomaly within the industry. No other studio could ride the wave of one major release for so long without putting...

Mercenary-Kings
April 15, 2014

Review: Mercenary Kings’ ode to Metal Slug falls short of expectations

Tribute Games’ love letter to Metal Slug hits all the right notes, but plays them in the wrong order. Tribute Games has the distinction of...

prodigy
April 14, 2014

Hanakai Studio’s Prodigy and the rise of the physible

Five days. That’s the amount of time it took for Hanakai Studio to raise a staggering $131,000 (and counting) of their base $100,000 goal for...