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By Nate Lakritz, 10 months ago

Forager Review

Heavily inspired by Stardew Valley and similar role-playing exploration games, Forager is a colorful adventure through the pixelated frontier. As you gather and craft resources, the world of Forager gradually expands and offers new challenges. While there aren’t any defined goals specified in the game, plenty of sandbox-style fun can be had as you explore...

By Nate Lakritz, 10 months ago

Overture Review

Created by the widely known Black Shell Media’s game development subsidiary, Black Shell Games, Overture is a roguelike RPG with plenty to offer. It is a clean game with a surprising amount of depth and creativity in character selection. Practically every essential roguelike feature is included, from dungeon boss battles to a plethora of loot...

By Nate Lakritz, 10 months ago

Protocol Review

Protocol is played in the style of a walking simulator, where instead of exploring a unique environment or experimenting with your surroundings sandbox-style, you essentially play as a slave. Gameplay consists of following a literal protocol and proceeding through a dangerous sci-fi landscape as a lab rat. One wrong move to contradict your A.I. overseer’s...

By Nate Lakritz, 11 months ago

Pocket Family Gets Revamped for Android Release

Pocket Family is a free simulation game where you design your dream house and interact with a virtual family. It’s been well received on the iOS App Store with a 4.3/5 rating and will be coming to Android soon. The Android version will revamp many of the game’s features and start off in Early Access....

By Nate Lakritz, 11 months ago

RuneScape Celebrates Its 18th Anniversary

Today marks RuneScape‘s 18th anniversary. The groundbreaking MMO has reached some impressive milestones, including over $1 billion in lifetime revenue, the record for highest attendance at an annual player convention (RuneFest), and over 5 million installs of Old School RuneScape on mobile devices. Jagex, the company behind the game, is enjoying the success of their landmark...

By Nate Lakritz, 11 months ago

Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon is Going Digital

Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon is widely known for being one of the most successful board game Kickstarter campaigns to date, amassing over six million dollars in funds. It’s an immersive tabletop game for 1-4 players filled with beautiful art and storylines. Soon, the physical version of Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon will...

By Nate Lakritz, 11 months ago

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Is Having a Kingdom Hearts Collaboration Event

Final Fantasy mobile spinoff Brave Exvius is having a Kingdom Hearts collaboration event from now until January 11th to celebrate the upcoming release of Kingdom Hearts III. Players will be able to obtain popular Kingdom Hearts characters Sora and Cloud during this special event. A short announcement trailer can be viewed here. Players can also...

By Nate Lakritz, 11 months ago

The Blind Prophet Kickstarter Launches Soon

Currently being developed as a solo project by French artist and writer Baptiste Miny, The Blind Prophet is an atmospheric point-and-click adventure game. It features a hand-drawn world with traditional point-and-click exploration and puzzles. The Blind Prophet claims to “challenge you and provoke you to think about the importance of our existence, good, evil, and...

By Nate Lakritz, 11 months ago

SOMA is Free to Download on GOG Today

As part of GOG’s winter sale, survival-horror hit SOMA is free for anyone to download until December 30th at 11:00 AM UTC. That means there’s only about 12 hours left to pick up the game at the time of this writing. All you need to do is visit SOMA’s page on the GOG store, log...

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