I like point 'n' click games, and I like metal. And B-movie grade plots? Sure.
But do all these things come together in The Rockin' Dead?
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Some of the very best games are those that seem deceptively simple on the surface.
Hoard is very much that.
Tagged: 2011, Big Sandwich Games, demo available, Desura, fantasy, OS X, Steam, trimetric, twin-stick shooter, Windows | 5 repliesContinue reading →
There are some games that I'd never quite believed 1) they would exist and 2) I'd own any of them.
And yet, here we are. Agricultural Simulator 2011. I have no idea what is special about the Extended Edition.
Tagged: 2011, Actalogic, Mid-Month Mix-Up, real-time strategy, simulation, Steam, UIG, Windows | 1 replyContinue reading →
This game has an awful lot going for it. Unfortunately one of those things is something that provokes a polarising love/hate deal.
We're taking a look at Bastion.
Tagged: 2011, demo available, indie, isometric, OS X, role-playing game (RPG), sci-fi, Sci-Fi Month, Steam, Supergiant Games, WB Interactive, Windows | 5 repliesContinue reading →
I like a great shoot-em-up, who doesn't? But for years there's hasn't been that much in the way of evolution of the concept.
Zeit² promises an interesting twist on the concept if nothing else.
Tagged: 2011, Brightside Games, bullet hell, demo available, indie, sci-fi, Sci-Fi Month, side scrolling shooter, space shooter, Steam, time travel, Ubisoft, Windows | No repliesContinue reading →
I have never seen a driving game combined with a strategy game before.
But today I have, it's called Rock of Ages.
Tagged: 2011, ACE Team, Atlus USA Inc, combative driving, driving, Driving Month, real-time strategy, Steam, Windows | No repliesContinue reading →
Driving as a genre, as I've already mentioned, is a surprisingly broad category.
Today's game is one of those cases, it isn't your conventional driving game, but mechanically... it really is. Let's grab Temple Run.
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Well, it's the last day of Jump 'n' Run Month, figured I might as well turn out a really good game for the last of the month!
Today we're looking at The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.
Tagged: 2011, adventure, Jump 'n' Run Month, jump'n'run, Monolith Soft, Nintendo, puzzle-solving, role-playing game (RPG), Zelda series | 1 replyContinue reading →
We've seen a game where the character exploding is part of the game's mechanics - it was Putty, if you remember.
But Putty exploding is nothing on today's game, Explodemon.
Tagged: 2011, Curve Studios, Desura, indie, Jump 'n' Run Month, jump'n'run, physics puzzle, sci-fi, Windows | No repliesContinue reading →
Now, we looked at Magicland Dizzy a bit back, and after a fashion I knew I'd get back to the Dizzy series sometime.
Today we're taking a look at Dizzy - Prince of the Yolkfolk.
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