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My Steam Greenlight Frustrations

As some of you may know, I write a series where I cover Greenlight titles, and attempt to spotlight which are the most interesting. Typically, Steam Greenlight is thought of as a derelict pit filled with GameMaker projects and boxy retro platforming games. Very few of us make a daily venture into the Greenlight territory, and those that do are ...

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Can MLG.TV challenge Twitch’s streaming service?

If you were to travel back in time about ten years and tell me that one day in the future that people would flock in drones to watch people play videogames, I probably would have called you crazy. I also would have been very wrong. What used to be a pipe dream for gamers has quickly become today’s reality. In the ...

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Rodea the Sky Soldier Lands this September

Rodea the Sky Soldier has had a long, troubled history. In 2011, producer Yuji Naka announced that the Wii version of the game was complete, and just needed to be published. However, Japanese publisher Kadokawa Shoten never released the game. After a few years of uncertainty, the game has finally been completed and published, and NIS America has announced that Rodea the Sky ...

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Top 4 Beautiful Aesthetics in Indie Games

When it comes to developing a game, artwork can take up to 90% of the development effort. There has never been a better time for game visuals, especially what we’ve seen coming out of the indie community. This list aims to showcase four of what I consider to be the most gorgeous visual aesthetics in indie games. As anyone who ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Poly Bridge

Today’s Greenlight spotlight is on Poly Bridge. Poly Bridge is a simulation game that asks you to exercise your engineering creativity and concoct a bridge to solve the various puzzles that the game presents you with. Now, you may be wondering why I would cover a bridge-building simulator, considering the fact that there are already a ton of those out ...

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New Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold Trailer

Yesterday, Atlus sent out an email revealing a brand new trailer for the upcoming Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight. The trailer introduces the game’s protagonist and namesake, while also revealing some new plot and gameplay elements. For the uninitiated, Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold is the seventh entry in the JRPG series. The games focus on first person dungeon crawling, map ...

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NA LCS Spring Playoffs: Semi-Finals Preview

After a 9-week regular season and a week of quarter-final matches, only four teams remain in the North American League of Legends Championship Series Spring Playoffs. Team Liquid, Team Impulse, Cloud 9, and Team Solo-Mid will all be playing this weekend in hopes of winning their best-of-5 semi-finals match and earning a spot in the finals of the NA LCS ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Little Devil Inside

Today’s Greenlight standout was Little Devil Inside, one of the most beautiful games that I have had the pleasure of seeing in recent memory. Little Devil Inside is an atmospheric action-rpg that throws you into a surreal yet familiar world where you must learn and survive in order to succeed. The design goals of the game definitely seem to be ...

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Galacide: Shmuzzle Perfection

The big event in my neck of the woods this week is the East Coast Game Conference, a fairly small gathering of developers both small and large. Featuring companies such as Epic Games, Red Storm Entertainment, and Insomniac, ECGC is less of a games showcase, and more of a collection of various development talks to attend to inspire and educate ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Polyball

Today’s standout on Greenlight is Polyball, a game by Studio Monolith. Polyball is a puzzle-platforming game with a focus on completing levels as fast as you possibly can. The game is described as a mix of mechanics from Super Monkey Ball and Marble Madness. Being completely honest about the game, it looks like a blast. Polyball really impresses when it ...

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