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In August of 1991, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System launched in North America, kick-starting what would eventually be the biggest boom in console roleplaying games. Granted, some of us had been playing RPGs on consoles like the original NES, but RPGs didn't see as big a console boom as the...

August 3rd 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Lovecraftian horror turned counterculture icon Cthulhu will attempt to reclaim his ability to destroy all of mankind once again this Thursday, June 28, when Cthulhu Saves The World launches on OSX, iOS and Android, according to Touch Arcade.Each version of the game will run you a smooth $1.99, maki...

June 23rd 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Indie gem Cthulhu Saves the World has helped more than 150,000 people enact tentacled justice on XBLIG and PC since December 2010, and it will expand its reach with a release on Mac, iOS and Android devices in Q1 this year, developer Zeboyd Games announced. Zeboyd's Robert Boyd tweeted that he "...

January 5th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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For its third offering, Indie Royale is bundling together five new games because ... hey, we're all buying stuff right now and everyone loves cheap bundles of good games. A bit of quantity and quality, you know? And the Indie Royale folks must know what they're doing -- Gamasutra reports the firs...

November 30th 2011 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Zeboyd Games' Cthulhu Saves the World bundle, which includes both the humorous Lovecraftian romp and Breath of Death VII, has moved over 100,000 downloads since its July release on Steam. The developer is "ecstatic" about the milestone, saying that "the days of worrying over whether or not we cou...

November 23rd 2011 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Xbox Live Indie Games might allow creative independence, but they aren't quite the path to financial independence just yet. As one piece of anecdata about the relative success of an XBLIG launch, Sequence creator (and ex-DS Fanboy writer!) Jason Wishnov described his experience to Ars Technica....

July 6th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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If you thought jocks versus nerds was a war you left behind in high school, we've got some bad news: It's followed you to a new, less predictable battleground. Yup, Xbox Live Indie Games. Seemingly provoked by a harmless call to action by the developers behind College Lacrosse 2011 on their Faceb...

March 30th 2011 at 2:25pm 0 Comments
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Feeling a little altruistic? Here's a great cause that's worth supporting: The great and terrible destruction of existence at the hands of Cthulhu, who reigns high on his obsidian throne in the dark, nightmarish dwellings of R'lyeh. Oh, wait -- the money you're donating is actually going to Zeboyd...

January 18th 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Crowded as Xbox Live Indie Games is with farting massage simulators, it can be hard to find worthwhile titles. That's why we sift through all that rough to unearth a few gems. That way, you get the skinny on quality games and we get to indulge our secret passion for fart machines. This week, we take...

January 6th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments