Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy Preview

Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy Preview

Apr 17, 2015

Taking our first steps into the abyss in Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy   We were fortunate enough to recently get our hands on a preview build of NIS America’s upcoming dungeon-delving JRPG Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy. After spending several hours spelunking the depths of New Tokyo’s mysterious and deadly labyrinths, we’ve...

Preview: Storytelling and Synthetics in Technobabylon

Preview: Storytelling and Synthetics in Technobabylon

Apr 6, 2015

Technobabylon marks Wadjet Eye’s forte into the world of the cyberpunk.   Brooklynian developer Wadjet Eye Games has put some fine work under their belt over the last few years. Between critically-acclaimed sci-fi adventure Gemini Rue and their long-running Blackwell series, the team has developed something of a reputation among the indie...

Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in The Darkness Review

Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in The Darkness Review

Mar 25, 2015

Do you really want to hurt me?   Things are looking worse than ever for the beleaguered House Forrester in the latest chapter of Telltale’s Game of Thrones saga. With young patriarch Ethan Forrester dead and buried and the Whitehills occupying Ironrath, the Forrester’s seat of power, and Mira caught in the middle of a shadowy assassination...

Kickstarter Watch: Descent: Underground

Kickstarter Watch: Descent: Underground

Mar 19, 2015

Descent: Underground begins a new generation of confined-space combat.     The original Descent emerged from the stars all the way back in 1995, significantly before spaceflight in three glorious dimensions was any kind of commonplace. But did Descent care about commonplace? No! It only cared about frantic high-speed battles, close quarters and...

Welcome back, Abe – Oddworld: New ‘n Tasty Review

Welcome back, Abe – Oddworld: New ‘n Tasty Review

Mar 14, 2015

Soylent Green is People! Err…Mudokens! When I first heard there was a new Oddworld game coming out I couldn’t believe it. As a fan of the early PSone titles I have been waiting for a new Abe adventure for many years and didn’t think the series would ever be revisited. After finding out Oddworld: New ‘n Tasty would be an HD remake of...

CrossCode Demo Preview Logs In and Attacks

CrossCode Demo Preview Logs In and Attacks

Mar 9, 2015

Action RPG CrossCode‘s first hours have a lot to offer!   CrossCode is a recently-emergent indie project on IndieGoGo. Mixing story and visual design elements sure to be familiar to fans of .Hack or Kirbopher’s TOME series on YouTube, the game is set in a futuristic super-MMO setting. However, its story, combat, and overall design are actually...