"This game contains no tutorials or explanations. Part of the experience is to discover things for yourself."
Thus reads the disclaimer when you fire up a new game of The Starship Damrey, Level-5's atmospheric sci-fi adventur... more
The first in Level-5's Guild02 triple pack, The Starship Damrey, arrived on the 3DS eShop earlier today for $7.99. A new trailer for the moody sci-fi adventure game has surfaced, featuring choice words from game designer Kaz... more
On the cusp of a number of PC summer sales, Indie Royale has released another mostly-fantastic indie game compilation. Known as the The Mayhem Bundle, players will get five indie titles that sufficiently "bring the pain" thr... more
When Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies leaves Japan this fall, it'll be available exclusively through the 3DS eShop. This reality of the publishing business has been met with backlash from some percentage of fans ... more
Capcom has finally slapped a proper localized title onto Ace Attorney 5, hereby known as Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies, and will be bringing it out West this fall. Unfortunately, it will be an eShop-only relea... more
I've never been scuba diving, though I imagine it can be quite the relaxing affair. Checking out the reefs, the fish, and just marveling at what is essentially a whole other world sounds pretty wonderful. It would stand to re... more
Formerly known only as Ace Attorney 5 in the west, the upcoming game in the wacky lawyer adventure series has a new name: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies. Not only that, but it will see its digital release in t... more
Some perverts burn and fade away, but Casanova Larry Laffer lives on in Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded, a remake of the 1987 debut arriving May 31 on PC, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. Desktop platforms cost $19.99 while the mob... more
After playing a wee bit last week, I'm pretty excited about Daedalic's The Night of the Rabbit, and even more so after watching the new trailer. I only got to solve puzzles and cast spells in the first sixth of the adventure... more
PlayStation had quite the day yesterday with all of its indie announcements. Earlier this morning they revealed a new supplemental section for the PlayStation Store to better highlight indie projects. Shortly after that they ... more
Telltale is developing The Wolf Among Us with the weight of the most critically acclaimed game of 2012 on its shoulders, but it's starting to look like the studio may have another ace up its sleeve. Game Informer's interview ... more
There're few things quite as enjoyable as spending a rainy afternoon indoors, playing a fantastical adventure game. I recently got my grubby mitts on a preview code for prolific adventure game studio Daedalic's upcoming magic... more
The Starship Damrey is set to touch down on the Nintendo 3DS eShop in North America on May 16. A survival horror title designed by Kazuya Asano and Takemaru Abiko, it will be the first title from Level-5's Guild02 c... more
Anodyne is a cool little top-down dungeon crawler with an obvious problem: it isn’t Zelda.
Though I would normally feel like a jerk criticizing a small indie title for not stacking up to Nintendo’s legendary series, the game itself forces the comparison, lifting not just the basic gameplay elements of the classic 2D Zelda games, but also various art cues and enemy designs. more
It's strange to remember when both The Walking Dead and Fables were announced as projects for Telltale Games. It seemed that its episodic format had worn thin but The Walking Dead seemed to revitalize the company and now upco... more
The Link to the Past sequel, which has no real official name in North America still, will indeed feature a light and dark world like the original game on Super Nintendo. That's according to CNET who interviewed Zelda series ... more
If you enjoy atmospheric adventure games like Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP and love paper cutout art styles, Tengami ought to be on your radar. Indie studio Nyamyam was originally targeting an iPad release in Summer... more
AR-K is a episodic point-and-click adventure game being developed by Spanish studio Gato Salvaje. The first is available to try for free, while episode two already written. The studio is turning to Kickstarter for help w... more
The first twelve paragraphs are about David Cage. AKA David De Gruttola. AKA Composer-turned-game designer. AKA Founder of French developer Quantic Dream, responsible for excellent implementation of David Bowie (see: Omikron)... more
Say what you want about David Cage, but I dare you to watch the above trailer and not be impressed. I feel you are going to prove me wrong, but join me, however briefly, with enthusiasm for Beyond: Two Soul's immense trailer... more
Lucid Games has announced a new game for the PlayStation Vita, titled Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery. Starring the titular hero, it tells the sale of a young introverted boy at a camp called Camp Eagle Feather. After me... more
Just because I'm in New York this weekend covering Beyond: Two Soul's presence at the Tribeca Film Festival, doesn't mean you have to. Have to be in New York that is, since the hour-long clip and trailer will be live streamed... more
Cheerio, you sexy adventure game. Deponia's pretty groovy, just ask our (presumably) gun-toting Texan, Mr. Pinsof, who's been enjoying the series quite a bit. But all good things must come to an end, and with Goodbye Deponia&... more
Dejobaan Games is probably best known for the crazy AaAaAA!! - A Reckless Disregard for Gravity but Monster Loves You, co-developed alongside Radical Games, is totally different from the studio's previous title. It's a kid-fr... more
Earlier today, Hamza shared his hands-on impressions of the 3DS A Link to the Past sequel -- which I shall be affectionately calling "New The Legend of Zelda" until a proper title is announced. Ahh, what the rest of us would... more
For Phoenix Wright's grand return to the courtroom in Japan this summer, Capcom has put together a number of limited edition bundles to sell on the e-Capcom store. For ¥9990 (~$102), you get a copy of the game, three alte... more
Nintendo announced a sequel of sorts set within the same world as The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, and I got to play it yesterday. Nintendo wouldn't tell us ANYTHING about the game, though. Nothing about how it fits i... more
Yesterday Nintendo announced a new Zelda game set in the same world of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. This sequel of sorts takes place in the Hyrule from the Super Nintendo era, and a user over on Zelda Informer com... more
Wow Nintendo! Reggie Fils-Aime, President of Nintendo America, at the last possible moment swooped in during today's Nintendo Direct and announced a brand new title for the Nintendo 3DS: a brand new 3DS Zelda game!
It's based... more
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons, two Game Boy Color titles developed by Capcom's Flagship studio, were released on Japan's eShop earlier this year. Now they will cross the ocean ... more
Oh yeah, I forgot the Wonderbook was a thing. Well anyway, Diggs Nightcrawler, the film noir game where you're a bug detective will be out this Holiday season. You play as Diggs and have to go through books to help solves cr... more
With The Cave released and Ron Gilbert departing Double Fine for pastures new, he's had some time to reflect on maybe his most cherished legacy, Monkey Island. In a blog post, Ron speculates how he'd design a new Monkey Islan... more
The tough-as-nails La-Mulana remake is now available on Steam for $14.99 if you dare to venture into the deepest, darkest depths of your gaming talent.
As one of the best remakes and games I've ever played, I strongly recomme... more
Pid was one of the most charming games I played in 2012, so it's no surprise that developer Might and Delight's next project, Shelter, focuses on the most mighty and delightful creature in the animal kingdom: the crazy nasty... more
It's pleasant to report that Oniken developer JoyMasher will continue on the same old-school path with its next project, an exploration-action game called Odallus: The Dark Call. As you'll see in this early snippet of gamepl... more
The dynamic trio of Phoenix Wright, Mr. Grumpy Gus, and Chick with a Care Bear Stare is set to invade your 3DS this summer -- if you live in Japan, that is. In a post about an upcoming Nico Nico Q&A session, Capcom accide... more
A Small Favor, developed by two-man team ClickShake Games, has some big shoes to fill. Cartoonist and animator Jay Ziebarth describes it as a combination of "the gritty, futuristic adventure style of Full Throttle a... more
I want a new Monkey Island. So does some guy on the Adventure Game Studio forum, who announced Carnival of Monkey Island, which is a fanmade entry that will take place inbetween the second and third MI games (is that a m... more
LittleBigPlanet developer Media Molecule's Tearaway is the kind of original property we love to see appear on PlayStation Vita. The studio has slapped an October 22, 2013 digital and retail release date on this ... more
So, you saw the gameplay reveal yesterday, you saw the screenshots, and yet, you still want more Dark Souls II. Of course! Why wouldn't you?!
Well, good news for you, as it just so happens a round-table discussion with Dark S... more
With Remember Me launching June 4, Capcom has seen fit to put out the list of requirements for Dontnod Entertainment's upcoming memory-manipulating action-adventure game.
I remember being excited for Remem... more
Host Master Deux: Quest for Identity is a free, browser based sequel to 2009's Host Master. Once again, the player must help Double Fine founder Tim Schafer bumble his way through preparing for the GDC Awards. It may be the c... more
With the Stars Wars license and money behind LucasArts, the studio only needed to follow. Instead, they innovated for 31 years.
Not only did the studio have a hand in adventure, first-person shooter, real-time strategy, and f... more
Telltale’s 2012 release of The Walking Dead surprised many. With interesting, tough choices to make while surviving through the zombie apocalypse, this adventure title invoked many positive reactions with its inven... more
Two Brothers. This, my friends, is the kind of game I want to start seeing more of. Time to give the 2D retro throwback a swift kick in the nuts and really take the style to its extremes. Don't just emulate the old-school lo... more
I'm glad that I refrain from judging a game on its trailer, especially its first one, because the alpha trailer for Jane Jensen's Moebius is... well it's not great. Camp, full of dodgy, forced accents, and poorly put togethe... more
It's become so hard to follow all the crowdfunded games that my eyes typically glaze over as soon as a developer starts warbling about Kickstarter and IndieGoGo. Ghost of a Tale, however, has one thing all the other contende... more
If there's one thing that's more overplayed than zombies, it's reviews for zombie videogames talking about how overplayed zombies are. Truly, nobody can win anymore. We're worn out on the zombie thing, and worn out by our own... more
One week prior to voice recording, developer Telltale Games considered removing Clementine, the helpless, orphaned nine-year-old that the player protects throughout The Walking Dead adventure series.
"We tried to answer thi... more
In the previous debate we gave the SimCity hate a rest and instead focused on which game developer was the most loyal to their fans. More than a hundred people joined in on the debate and dozens of teams received much deserve... more