Kickstarter Watch- A Rite From The Stars

Kickstarter Watch- A Rite From The Stars

Aug 22, 2014

Risin’ Goat kicks their new Kickstarter campaign into gear for their latest project, A Rite from the Stars   Spain-based indie developer Risin’ Goat’s newest project, A Rite from the Stars, is a graphic adventure game centered around the coming-of-age story of a Makoa Tribe boy by the name of Kirm. While Risin’ Goat has already made...

Kickstarter Watch: Paperbound

Kickstarter Watch: Paperbound

Aug 11, 2014

Paperbound loses the laws of gravity to bring you mid-air action. Paperbound¬†is not an overly complex game. In it, two to four players duke it out in an arena with some kind of storybook theme, with a heavy emphasis on using obstacles in the stage to your advantage. This works because of the game’s main twist, a gravity mechanic allowing you to climb...

Kickstarter Watch: Aegis Defenders

Kickstarter Watch: Aegis Defenders

Aug 2, 2014

Aegis Defenders mixes action and tower defense with a Miyazaki-inspired visual style.   Have you heard the name Hayao Miyazaki? How about Studio Ghibli? If you hang out in the many circles of nerdom and fine films, chances are pretty good that you’ve heard those names at one point or another, at least. Often referred to as the Disney of Japan,...

Games Unplugged: Eclipse Phase – Morph Recognition Guide Review

Games Unplugged: Eclipse Phase – Morph Recognition Guide Review

Jul 17, 2014

Durability. Security. Buyers remorse. These are the perils players face when selecting their new body in Eclipse Phase. The Morph Recognition Guide¬†will help you find the right body for the right job. The Set-up Eclipse Phase is a game with a lot of fine moving parts. I won’t go over the details again for the setting, but it’s worth noting the...

RPGs – Then and Now

RPGs – Then and Now

Jul 11, 2014

Back in my day, Console RPGs were simple, and goddammit we loved them! It’s a dangerous time. Walking outside of your home town means inviting the wilds to test you with vicious competition. You won’t have enough equipment, and your gear is mostly homespun. But your heart is pure. Your mission righteous. You will overcome. This was the world of the...

Retro Review: Monster Party

Retro Review: Monster Party

Jul 5, 2014

Ain’t no party like a Monster Party ’cause a Monster Party don’t stop Today, I’m going to start out with a disclaimer; I’m not even sure how to begin this review. I usually like to think of something clever or informative, but this game is so bizarre that it really doesn’t need anyone to speak on is behalf. Let’s just...