Some games just kind of defy description. This game, for example, is sort of a city management game, sort of a real time strategy game, and sort of a casual game.
Hard to categorise, but that's Royal Envoy for you.
Tagged: 2010, Android, casual, city management, demo available, iOS, OS X, Playrix Entertainment, real-time strategy, Windows | 2 repliesContinue reading →
One of the things that irks me about a game is when it can't even be consistent with its own name.
A.R.E.S.: Extinction Agenda is one such game.
Tagged: 2010, demo available, Desura, Extend Studio, indie, jump'n'run, OriGO Games, sci-fi, Sci-Fi Month, Steam, Windows | No repliesContinue reading →
Some games are born great, some have greatness bestowed upon them. Others sit sort of in the shadows.
I'm not quite sure where today's game sits, but we'll take a look at Blur anyway.
Tagged: 2010, Activision, Bizarre Creations, combative driving, driving, Driving Month, Steam, Windows | No repliesContinue reading →
Heh, well, for the third day in a row we're looking at a karting game, as a subset of the driving genre.
I said I didn't know a lot about it, but even after playing I'm still not sure how much I know about today's game, Zero Gear.
Tagged: 2010, Brian Cronin, cartoons, combative driving, demo available, driving, Driving Month, karting, Steam, Windows | No repliesContinue reading →
I don't know many games that use a game show as a framing device for the setting, but today's game does.
It also has a bunch of other twists - it's gotta be Split/Second: Velocity.
Tagged: 2010, Black Rock Studio, combative driving, Disney Interactive, driving, Driving Month | No repliesContinue reading →
So, today's game is only borderline a driving game. I dunno, maybe it is.
We're taking a look at Nimbus.
Tagged: 2010, demo available, Desura, driving, Driving Month, indie, Noumenon Games, physics puzzle, puzzle-solving, Steam, Windows | 2 repliesContinue reading →
There are many, many platform games out there, and even more than a few in this character's back catalogue.
But there are no games quite as... unique... as today's game, Kirby's Epic Yarn.
Tagged: 2010, cartoons, Good-Feel, HAL Laboratory, Jump 'n' Run Month, jump'n'run, Kirby series, Nintendo | No repliesContinue reading →
I suppose yesterday's hint might have been a bit obscure. Frequent deaths are a staple of platformer, though I would have thought the 'name that looks like spikes' might have given it away.
Today's game is VVVVVV, also known as The Letter V Six Times (at least, its website is)
Tagged: 1001 Games, 2010, demo available, Desura, Jump 'n' Run Month, jump'n'run, OS X, pixel art, sci-fi, Steam, Terry Cavanagh, Windows | No repliesContinue reading →
Well, I didn't have any games that fitted 'New Beginnings' that began with the letter Y, so without further ado, I moved onto Z.
Today we're taking a look at Ziro.
Tagged: 2010, Kalypso Media Digital, Kokakiki, New Beginnings Month, puzzle-solving, sliding tile puzzle, Steam, Windows | 3 repliesContinue reading →
We're back on the regular trail of gaming goodness today, and today we're taking a look at 'P' games. Today's particular P game is the Polynomial.
Before we begin...
You know me by now, I like to have some kind of explanation as to what I'm supposed to be doing. I just didn't expect it quite like this.
Developers (Y-Z, #)