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Iron Galaxy Studios' Divekick, which started out as a purely independent Kickstarter success story, pokes fun at the aspects of the fighting genre that people both love and loathe. It competes well in the genre it trivializes, and it does so with both hands in its pockets.The build I played at PAX...

March 28th 2013 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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Quick! Choose the statement that best describes your high school education: A) School prepared me perfectly for everything I would experience once I got out into the real world. B) I feel that high school had one or two useful things to offer but otherwise was pretty useless. C) I fe...

March 26th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Another PAX East is in the bag, but we're not quite through with it just yet! The intrepid crew that was on the ground in Boston have returned to share hijinks, opinions, and impressions of their adventures and discoveries over the weekend. Plus, Eliot got a boo-boo. Have a comment for the podca...

March 26th 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Gemini Rue, a gritty point-and-click adventure game that launched on PC in 2011, will come to iOS on April 11 for $4.99. For the first few weeks of release on the new platform, Gemini Rue will be available for the discounted price of $3.99.Wadjet Eye Games co-designer and CTO Janet Gilbert spent ei...

March 25th 2013 at 11:45pm 0 Comments
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MOBAs are all the rage these days, with dozens of the things cropping up like weeds in my neglected back yard. As a result, it can be hard for me to pay attention to all of them, and with new ones being announced on what seems like a monthly basis, it's hard to figure out which ones are worth kee...

March 25th 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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A demo of Diablo III running on the PS3 was shown at PAX East 2013 this week, and developers confirmed that the game is not necessarily exclusive to Sony. Many PC players have been enraged by the demo, which showed improved loot and singleplayer features developers had previously said were not po...

March 25th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Ever since its successful Kickstarter campaign, The Repopulation has been progressing along at an impressive pace. And if PAX East was any indication, the game shows no signs of slowing down as it approaches beta and zeroes in on a launch date. This weekend, I had a chance to speak with lead dev...

March 25th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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For the second year in a row, I spent far too much time playing Charlie Murder at PAX East. As part of the Indie Megabooth, Ska Studios' exhibit belonged to a larger group, one of dozens of in-development, independent games, and this year it was directly across from Supergiant's high-profile premie...

March 25th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The next expansion to EVE Online was announced during this year's PAX East. Odyssey will usher in to the game a host of improvements ranging from better exploration mechanics to a redistribution of resources, ensuring that players have plenty to do with their internet spaceships over the summer....

March 25th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The WildStar afterparty at PAX East was a lot of fun. The part where I managed to injure myself in the process? Not so much fun. This is not the first con at which WildStar had a presence, but this year it was not just a presence but the presence. You literally couldn't walk down a hallway witho...

March 25th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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This year's PAX East is the first one to take place in a post-launch world for Guild Wars 2. Last year, one of the big rewards for panelgoers was scoring a beta key; this year, anyone can grab a copy right now without a problem (just a fee). Consequently, the game hasn't had quite as much presenc...

March 24th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments