If you're looking for a good time-waster this weekend, look no further than Adult Swim's new game Captain Commander. The latest from PixelJam -- a.k.a. the guys who did Dino Run -- has you playing as the titular Captain Commando, saving his men's orifices from nefarious aliens with no grasp of English. In essence, you're fighting against incomprehensible message board trolls.
Captain Commander looks like a supercharged Atari game, with that special brand of nostalgia that reminds you of dated games without being dragged down by their gameplay conventions and graphical limitations. It's silly fun and well worth a play. Plus, the jet you get to fly goes right-to-left! That's still unusual enough for me to recommend it just based on that aspect.
|8:00 PM on 06.18.2013|
Indie Royale releases The Chosen Bundle 2
The 'Really Big Bundle' was selected in a community vote to be re-released by Indie Royale, and it's out now and renamed to "The Chosen 2 Bundle." This bundle includes Really Big Sky, Runespell Overture, Eufloria, Cthulhu Sav...more
|6:00 PM on 06.18.2013|
Escape Goat 2 goes Metroidvania with new map system
While the unique puzzles and platforming featured in the original Escape Goat made me a fan, the new map system being introduced in Escape Goat 2 immediately had me thinking of the 2D handheld Castlevania games. Rooms are now...more
|1:15 PM on 06.18.2013|
'Definitive' Skulls of the Shogun headed to Steam
17-Bit's turn-based Skulls of the Shogun is wonderful. Strategy players, simply put, need to grab it. And now that it's coming to Steam, I don't feel like I jerk for making such a strong recommendation. So long, Windows 8! T...more