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Remember that scene in Aliens where Ripley tapes together the pulse rifle and flamethrower? Now imagine doing that with five guns. That's the concept behind Serious Sam: Double D's weapon stacking mechanic -- and it looks as cool as it sounds. Designer Nathan Fouts of Mommy's Best Games (Xbox in...

April 25th 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Professional game critic though I may be, I don't have too much in the way of valuable insight to offer about Serious Sam: Double D, Mommy's Best Games' entry in the Serious Sam Indie Series. Blending the run-and-gun dual-stick action of Mommy's Best's Weapon of Choice with Serious Sam's ... head...

March 16th 2011 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Normally, when a developer farms out one of its franchises to a smaller team, the groans are justified. But this time, the outsourcing is seriously appealing. Croteam and publisher Devolver Digital have announced the Serious Sam Indie Series, in which known indie developers remake Croteam's famou...

March 9th 2011 at 11:35am 0 Comments
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If you've been waiting to get your hands on Explosionade on Xbox Live Indie Games, you're going to have to wait a bit longer. Already delayed once to fix a last-minute bug, Mommy's Best Games has delayed the game again until "Xbox Marketplace is less broken." Speaking out on the Mommy's Best Devlog...

October 5th 2010 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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It's just like Mom always said: When life gives you explosions, you make Explosionade -- and then release it on Xbox Live. Maybe that wasn't what she said (we weren't listening most of the time), but Mommy's Best Games took that advice, because its 2D side-scrolling shooter is coming to Xbox Live's...

September 22nd 2010 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Developer Nathan Fouts tells Co-Optimus that his label, Mommy's Best Games, is working to bring Shoot 1UP to PSN. The Xbox Live Indie Game turns the tables on the shoot-'em-up genre by allowing the player to build a mass of ships and basically become a sentient bullet hell, tossing back as many pro...

April 13th 2010 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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The debut Xbox Live Indie Game from former Insomniac designer Nathan Fouts, Weapon of Choice, is headed to the PC by way of Blitz Games Studios and its Blitz 1UP label. It's not the first Indie picked up by the publisher; Binary Tweed's Clover: A Curious Tale was released for Windows via a number o...

March 25th 2010 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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One of the nice things about Xbox 360 Indie Games: They're cheap. Case in point, Weapon of Choice, one of the more popular Indie Games, used to cost just 400, only five American dollars. You may have noticed the past tense employed in the previous sentence. Your senses of deduction may have perceiv...

October 14th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments