Waiting for ‘The Witness’

Jonathan Blow. J Blow. The big J-Blowski. He's known by many names, but what he's not known for is half-assing anything. While this does promise the gaming community work of unparalleled quality with every...

Humble Bundle Mojam 2

It's time for the second annual Mojam. What's the Mojam, you might ask? It's a 78 hour slam session where Mojang and several other developers including Oxeye, Wolfire,  Vlambeer, Ludiosity, and Grapefrukt...

Review: Antichamber

I am sitting down to write this with a pounding head and a triumphant spirit. I've spent the last week rearranging blocks, walking backwards through walls, climbing up stairs to reach rooms three floors below...

Review: Natural Selection 2

Versatility is a key component to the quality of a game while grinding is just a road sign that tells you the developers ran out of ideas. Being able to switch between roles and play styles is something more...

Review: Luminesca

I love pretty games. I don't care how fun or challenging the game play is, if it hurts my eyes to look at it I won't play it, and Luminesca is definitely a pretty game. Started as an IndieGoGo campaign back...

Review: The Binding of Isaac

As I'm playing especially cartoony games, I like to exercise my imagination a little by conjuring up images of what the game would look like in the real world. Unfortunately, this tends to make every game...

Review: A Nation of Wind (Beta)

This is one of the most ambitious games I've come across in a long time. Imagine trying to wrap 'Age of Empires' and 'Geometry Wars' into a single 16-bit burrito in a way that'll make it look appetizing to...

Anonymous Releases the Aaron Swartz Files

As was expected from the global hacker organization, Anonymous has taken action in response to the death of Aaron Swartz. Swartz was facing charges that, if convicted, would have put him in prison for 35...

The Death of Aaron Swartz

It's always a tragedy when someone loses a life, but few have received as much attention from the internet community as the untimely passing of Aaron Swartz. Swartz, a 26 year old internet rights activist...

GameStick: The Revolution will be Portable

Console versus PC, the battle is as old as the internet itself. While consoles have been championed as the torch bearers for the video game industry over the past few decades, the rising costs of consoles and...

Review: Closure

It's dark out. Lightning's flashing through the window and the wind is whipping leaves off their branches, but the house is strangely silent. Muffled as if covered by a blanket. You sit in your room with the...

How to Fix Closure

Closure is out and the people are loving it, but not everyone. A lot of eager gamers are shaking their heads because the game seems fatally bugged. I was downcast too when I loaded up the first level of the...

Path to the Sky is on the Right Path

It's always a good day when you are introduced to an indie game that excites you, and today is a good day. What's got me so excited is a work in progress called 'Path to the Sky.' It's a platformer puzzle...

Review: PlanetSide 2

Long story short: it's a success! PlanetSide 2, the Sony Online Entertainment sequel to PlanetSide, is a free-to-play MMOFPS that that we can finally be proud of. After games like Hellgate: London came and...

The Humble THQ Bundle

The folks over at Humble Bundle have done it again. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the group, the Humble Bundle is a sort of fire sale site that gets deals from game developers that allows...