Some games are a strange mystery that take you on a journey you didn't entirely expect.
Analogue: A Hate Story is definitely one of those.
Tagged: 2012, Christine Love, demo available, Desura, indie, OS X, Steam, text adventure, Windows | 3 repliesContinue reading →
Some games just take their core premise a little too far.
Mystery PI: The Lottery Ticket... sounds like one of those.
Tagged: 2007, demo available, hidden object adventure, PopCap Games, SpinTop Games, Steam, Windows | 3 repliesContinue reading →
By now you'll have seen my general take on driving games: more arcade, less realistic, handles like a dream and just lets me go crazy.
And with a title like Monster Trucks Nitro, you'd assume it'd be awesome, right?
Tagged: 2009, demo available, driving, iOS, jump'n'run, OS X, RedLynx Ltd, Steam, Windows | No repliesContinue reading →
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 →
Sometimes I don't even bother reading the description of a game or watching trailer videos before I pick it up.
Super Puzzle Platformer Deluxe is one such game.
Tagged: 2013, Adult Swim Games, Andrew Morrish, demo available, jump'n'run, pixel art, Steam, Windows | 2 repliesContinue reading →
Last time we looked at a modern but retro styled game. There is a separate branch of games that are 'neo-retro', combining a fusion of old styling and newer styling.
PuppyGames offers such a game, in Titan Attacks.
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There are retro styled games where the author is just trying to cash in on the nostalgia value.
And then there are games made with love and genuine fondness for Ye Olden Gaming. Adventure Apes and the Mayan Mystery... gotta be the last one.
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I'm always intrigued by games that build levels programmatically. And when they do so using my songs, I feel like I have some kind of input into the game.
AudioSurf claims to do this. Let's see if it does.
Tagged: 2008, audio seeding, demo available, driving, Dylan Fitterer, procedural generation, sci-fi, Steam, Windows | 1 replyContinue reading →
Sometimes games get on my radar out of recommendation or great reviews.
Game Dev Tycoon came on my radar for a totally different reason. Though I'm not complaining.
Tagged: 2013, demo available, Greenheart Games, indie, isometric, management sim, OS X, Windows | 2 repliesContinue reading →
There are some games that I don't know where to start in talking about them, even though there is a lot to talk about.
Escape Velocity: Nova is one of those.
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