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  • Indie Quickie: Dragon Bros

    What is it and who made it? A retro run-and-gun shooter/platformer from Space Lizard Studio. What platforms is it on and how much does it cost? Dragon Bros enters Early Access on Steam today starting at $9.99 plus 10% off for launch week. The official […]

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  • Indie Quickie: Switch ‘N’ Shoot

    What is it and who made it? An unhealthily addictive single-button arcade shmup from game designer Matt Glanville. What platforms is it on and how much does it cost? Switch ‘N’ Shoot is currently in Early Access on Steam for $1.99. You can also get […]

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  • Indie Quickie: SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell

    What is it and who made it? Pine Studio and Headup Games bring the pain in this hellacious speedrun platformer fashioned after old school corridor-style first-person shooters like Doom and Quake, and infused with hardcore heavy metal attitude. What platforms is it on and how […]

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  • Indie Quickie: Reigns

    What is it and who made it? A card-based kingdom management sim built around a Tinder-like swipe mechanic. Nerial developed the game, and Devolver Digital’s the publisher–because of course a oddball gem like this would come from Devolver. What platforms is it on and how […]

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  • Review: Bear With Me

    It’s perhaps the most familiar plot in hard-boiled crime fiction: the burned out, on-the-sauce gumshoe is ready to retire until one day a lady in distress comes in and lures the private dick back for “just one last case” with her tale of woe. Bear […]

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  • Review: Chime Sharp

    Six years after the original made its XBLA debut, Chime is back with refined gameplay and a more complete ensemble of features. Unfortunately, a few missed notes prevent the game from maintaining a steady beat. Mechanically, Chime Sharp functions just like the first game. The […]

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  • Review: Dragon’s Wake

    In fantasy video games the goal usually is to slay the terrifying dragon that reigns over the kingdom through fear and fire, but Brainbox Software has flipped that script to make the dragon the empathetic hero. Dragon’s Wake is the coming of age tale about […]

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  • Review: Killing Time at Lightspeed: Enhanced Edition

    The year is 2042. Synthetic beings and cybernetic augmentations are becoming more and more a part of everyday life. Interstellar travel is now a reality, and humans are leaving Earth for other planets and galaxies. Thus the stage is set for Killing Time at Lightspeed, […]

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  • Review: Hyperspace Pinball

    We’re big on video game pinball around here, whether it’s the more traditional style of the Zen Pinball/Pinball FX series or something like Rollers of the Realm that fuses pinball gameplay with the mechanics of other genres (in RotR’s case it was RPGs). Add Hyperspace […]

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  • Review: Paint it Back

    Oh noes! A ghost has scared all of the paintings in the art museum out of existence with his terrifying gaze. What are we to do? Repaint the whole gallery, that’s what. This silly premise is the set up to Paint it Back, a nonogram […]

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