All the Men and Women Merely Players

(Use the audio player above to listen to the feature story) Myself and a handful of lifelong gamers take a wistful look back at our pixelated childhoods, and the men and women that they have helped...

Review: The Last Federation

You're a giant, multi-headed space hydra who used to rule the galaxy with an iron fist alongside your evil dragon-thingy kinfolk. Then the other races revolted. They got into your base. Killed your dudes. Now...

Review: Showtime!

Indie game developers are constantly proving that the AAA formula for making games is not always the best. Good games are about a challenging experience that rewards players with a fun time, not about flashy...

Review: Blade Symphony

Blade Symphony bills itself as a “tactical sword fighting” game that challenges you to “prove that you are the world’s greatest swordsman.” It promises to be a game that rewards “skill-based...

Review: Roommates

What would you do if you could go off/back to college and live in a house full of sexy co-eds? Would you study as hard as you could, or would you enjoy a year of partying? Maybe you would try to make as many...

Preview: Starpoint Gemini 2

There is a certain charm to a game that lets you swagger around the galaxy, moving freely between planets and space stations while a massive space war rages on around you. Starpoint Gemini 2 makes you feel...

We Have Mush Beta Keys to Give Away!

We have 15 keys in all for the Mush Beta, and it's first come, first serve! The browser-based multiplayer game has you and 15 others as crewmembers of the rebel spaceship, Daedalus. Yet someone onboard is...

Review: Bionic Dues

Bionic Dues takes a turn-based strategy games to a faster, shoot-em-up context featuring Mech suits that are controlled by brash youngsters fighting to save their hometown from the robotic uprising. The...

A chat with Jordan Wiesman:Golem Arcana

Earlier this month, some two weeks ago Harebrained Schemes, the minds behind Shadowrun, are concocting a new recipe for tabletop gaming that is determined to be faster and earlier to learn than the current...

Raindrop Could be Next Horror Hit

Raindrop looks like Outlast, set in a massive post-apocalyptic world. Ruins of old restaurants still stand next to rusted playgrounds. Abandoned buildings tower near the overgrown fields. And there's a large,...

Review: Shelter

Shelter takes players into a quiet journey through the woods as a badger and its trailing pack of cubs. This secluded stroll quickly turns sour, and protecting the youngsters through a trek across a perilous...