Posted: 2014/03/08 in Indie Games
Borrowing from influences as diverse as 1984′s “Ballblazer” for 8-bit computers (and one console), 1989′s “S.T.U.N. Runner” from Atari, and the trench run levels from 1994′s “Star Wars Arcade” for Sega 32X, today’s XBLIG is a $1 game that hits all the right notes for me as a fan of all three of the above games.
“Dashing Donuts” takes the Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: 2014/03/07 in Indie Games
“Killer Crypt” is a refreshing old-school platforming outing. Far from the survival horror game the box art suggested to me at first glance. Not as Read the rest of this entry »
Now here’s a game that’s utterly different than I expected based on the box art. With a motif that borrows from influences as diverse as “Ghouls and Ghosts” and “Goonies”,
Posted: 2014/03/06 in Indie Games
Coming to us from the publisher of “A Frog Game”, “M.A.C.E.”, “Dodge These Balls”, and “Tap Blox”, comes a sequel of sorts to “Dodge These Balls”.
“3 in 1 – game compilation” essentially Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: 2014/03/05 in Indie Games
“Dinora”, a Read the rest of this entry »
A quick review today, for a game that sadly deserves better, but I’m fighting off a cold and it’s kicking my butt, despite having to work, and blog in my free time. So a short review it is for
Posted: 2014/03/04 in Indie Games
“Quiet, Please!” and “Quiet Christmas”, Nostatic Software (also known for “Block Zombies!” and “Kung Fu FIGHT!”) has dropped “Vacation Vexation”.
The third in the “Quiet” trilogy, after
And if you loved Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: 2014/03/03 in Indie Games
“Produce Wars” is Read the rest of this entry »
What makes a “clone”? To me, if you make a game that’s indistinguishable from, say, “Asteroids” or “Snake”, then that’s a clone. If you make a game that’s inspired by a game, but with unique levels and revamped presentation, then that’s… well, that’s “Crush the Castle” being re-made into “Angry Birds” (yes, I went there).
Posted: 2014/03/02 in Indie Games
“Heart and Mind 2″ has you shooting an “association football” ball (AKA a “soccer ball”) over or through various obstacles to get to a goal. The interesting elements, the ones which set it apart from Read the rest of this entry »
This is an interesting take on a “Crush the Castle” kind of game.
Posted: 2014/03/01 in Indie Games
“Blox”? It was a mid-2010 indie puzzler that had innovative and frantic gameplay.
Well, “Ice Crush 10.000 B.C.” is a late 2010 game that is a variant of Blox. It swaps in nicer Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: 2014/02/28 in Indie Games
“Tune Her Out” surprised the heck out of me. The goal of the game is the exact opposite of the title. And it’s actually two games in one. Confused? Read on.
I can’t believe I’m reviewing this. I mean that literally, I am actually in a state of disbelief.
The surprisingly Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: 2014/02/27 in Indie Games
“Avatar Honor and Duty”.
World War II, once all the rage with “Medal of Honor” and “Call of Duty”, has recently been largely absent from modern gaming. Return to the second Great War with
From the publisher of Read the rest of this entry »