Alien Isolation Might Be the Scariest Game of All Time

With Halloween upon us I think it only fair to treat ourselves to a truly scary and immersive experience. And so do the folks over at SEGA — earlier this month they gave us the much-needed first truly good game

Date: 10/27/14 12:03 PM By:

Steam Gets Runed: An Interview with the Runers Developers

Steam owners are about to get a rare gem — a dungeon-crawler, Rogue-like RPG — and it’s a lovingly crafted one at that called Runers, the latest game to get the Steam Greenlight. For the uninitiated, a dungeon crawler is,

Date: 08/21/14 12:26 PM By:

When Is a Game Not a Game?

No, that’s not the setup for a bad joke, it’s a question I had put to me recently. A discussion came up about the recent indie Steam game The Plan, which in total can be played in five minutes. There’s

Date: 03/31/14 10:55 AM By:

You’re Bound To Love Starbound

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably aware of the breakthrough sandbox game Minecraft, which went from being a truly independent project into a full-blown media franchise with t-shirts, toys, and other merchandise beyond the game itself. If

Date: 02/10/14 10:13 AM By:

Ingress: We Are Everywhere

Remember Keanu Reeves as Johnny Mnemonic, traveling around jacking into computers and running from enemy agents? Have you ever wanted to experience something like that, but without the bad acting? Enter Ingress. Touted as an augmented reality game by developer

Date: 12/13/13 12:40 PM By:

Have Games Aged With Gamers?

Thinking back to the early days of video gaming as a hobby, you immediately imagine one type of player — kids. The very first home video game console was the Magnavox Odyssey, which was more or less a slew of

Date: 11/21/13 5:30 PM By:

Wii U Price Drop – Just in Time for Legend of Zelda Wind Waker HD

Remember The Legend of Zelda The Wind Waker? It was that cel-shaded quirky Zelda entry from back in the Gamecube days. I personally remember happily sailing the Hyrulean seas in search of treasure and glory. Well, on September 20th Nintendo

Date: 10/11/13 11:32 AM By:

Lose Your Head In Sony’s Puppeteer

SCE Japan Studio treated PlayStation 3 owners earlier this month with their latest endeavor, Puppeteer. What was originally speculated to be a Move-controlled title due to its name ended up being very akin to another in-house Sony project, LittleBigPlanet. Don’t

Date: 09/20/13 10:32 AM By:

Top 5 Free Indie Games

In today’s gaming world you hear a lot about independent games that find a huge cult following. Fez, Cave Story, Journey, and most recently Gone Home, just to name a few. What you don’t hear buzz for are games that

Date: 09/6/13 5:24 PM By:

5 Ghosts of Gaming Past

“Wanna go to the arcade later?” There’s something you don’t hear every day. Or any day for that matter. Over the course of my years as a gamer I’ve seen trends come and go, but some leave behind larger voids

Date: 08/1/13 11:48 AM By:

Need More Skyrim? Say Hello to Falskaar

Bethesda’s 2011 blockbuster game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has sold millions and enveloped many more hours of gamer’s lives into its rich, enchanting world. For some it’s discovering Skyrim’s glut of areas that drives them, for others it’s combat

Date: 07/18/13 2:54 PM By:

Get Ready To Sink Your Fangs Into Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2

Back in 2010, Xbox 360 and PS3 owners were treated to the Castlevania series’ first and only total reboot with Castlevania: Lords of Shadow. A sharp departure for the series in terms of gameplay and story, the player controls Gabriel

Date: 06/21/13 1:03 PM By:

Will Ouya and Steam Be Able To Contend With The Big Boxes?

With the Wii U well into its life and with Xbox One and Playstation 4 just around the bend, it makes you wonder: How will the more independent PC-like box consoles weigh in? Steam has amassed a gigantic user base

Date: 06/12/13 10:56 AM By: