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Plebby Quest: The Crusades – Comedic conquerors

It’s hip to be square-ish Grand strategy games can be incredibly intimidating to get into. Even those marketed to children, like Svea Rike 3/Crown of the North are not very approachable. Plebby Quest: The Crusades tries to change that, with a friendlier aesthetic and more straight forward mechanics. Plebby Quest is set in a close(ish) […]

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Yaga – A great tale of misfortune.

A people’s folklore serves several important functions, from passing oral history to younger generations to constructing a system of morality to warning against the dangers of the wilderness beyond the safety of home. Yaga, an action RPG from Romanian studio Breadcrumbs Interactive, evokes all of these interpretations through gameplay and setting. Equal parts fable and […]

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Summer Catchers is a Charming Endless Runner, but Your Mileage May Vary

Noodlecake Studios’ android release Summer Catchers is a gorgeous side-scrolling endless runner adventure that isn’t satisfied merely captivating you with stunning visuals. On top of beautiful pixel art tableaus, Summer Catchers mystifies you with a compelling story and rich world-building. It’s a world of intricate layers of secrets and mythological wonders. It’s these glimpses of awe-inspiring creatures that steal the player’s […]

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The Flower Collectors – a simple but full-hearted spin on Rear Window

Rear Window is absolutely perfect video games fodder. Hitchcock’s classic, self-contained thriller about a man solving a neighbourhood murder while confined to the four walls of his apartment has been spoofed and refernced so many times in popular culture, in fact, that I’m sort of amazed it hasn’t been made into a game already. Perhaps […]

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Trials of Mana : Nostalgia Revamped

Square Enix frequently gets by on fan service, which is probably the best way to describe their 3D, Unreal-engine-powered remake of Trials of Mana. Originally released only in Japan as Seiken Densetsu 3 on the Super Famicon in 1995, the game reached near-mythical status in the U.S. — largely because it was only available through […]

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Hero Factory – Fighting Sausages

I was expecting something akin to Bionicle. What I got was tiny sausage people (though that’s not a bad thing). Hero Factory is an idle RPG from PlayHard.Lab bursting at the seams with content. Send your diverse sausage army to fight against colorful enemies and earn coins across 100+ stages. Conveyer Belt Heroes What’s a tiny sausage man to […]

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Moving Out – removals get the Overcooked treatment

Bedford Falls, the darkest time-line. A classic movie moment. Clarence and George are in the bar and have finally pushed Nick, the proprietor, too far. “Dat does it,” says Nick. “Out you two pixies go. True da door or out da window.” True da door or out da window. That line has been very helpful […]

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Fury Unleashed – Unleash your fury, I guess?

Fury. Unleashed. FURY UNLEASHED. Fu-ry Un-lea-shed. Fury Unleashed. Nope. No matter how I type it, Fury Unleashed still looks like an incredibly generic name for a stereotypically bland video game. And yet, play a mere 10 minutes and you may be pleasantly surprised – and slightly hooked.  In this roguelite – roguelike? Does anyone actually know what term […]

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Rebel Cops – Spread the love

Against all Odds Rebel Cops is a spinoff of another Weappy Studio game titled This is the Police. But while that game focuses more on story elements and management, Rebel Cops has the player take a more direct approach in the war on crime. The game has you take control of a ragtag team of cops fighting to […]

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Summit of the Wolf is a poignant point-and-click narrative adventure about trauma and hope

Hello everyone, Summit of the Wolf is a surprisingly long point and click adventure game whose story revolves heavily around child sexual abuse and it’s also based on a true story. Thankfully it’s only discussing the subject in the game but it may be a bit much for some people. I’ll admit that I wasn’t […]