• Review: Fat Beets blends rhythm and puzzle mechanics into something unique

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    Fat Beets has gotten a rocky start. Its Kickstarter failed miserably, raising a grand total of $25 from 4 backers. That didn't stop Dan Whiteman of Giant Evil Robots, though, and I, for one, am glad. Fat Beets is a smooth blend of rhythm game and matching-style puzzle game that is forgiving to pick up and play but requires practice and coordination to master.

  • Kickstarter Pick: sci-fi platformer Beyond Human is heavy on atmosphere

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    If you're going to cite games like Metroid, Guacamelee and Devil May Cry as influences for your new gaming project, you better make sure whatever you show lives up to that claim. Luckily, Beyond Human appears to do just that. Blending fast-paced melee combat with the loneliness of isolated space exploration could be a winning combo after all.

  • Red Cobra mixing SHMUP and metroidvania genres, is really kind of beautiful - - 12 readers - I don't know what it is, but it's always really exciting to see innovation in the SHMUP genre. The stunning Red Cobra is one of the newest games to enter the crowdfunding ring, and it's bringing elements of twin-stick shooting and metroidvania exploration with it. Players can fire their weapon in any direction which is a huge departure for a genre that usually fires in one direction.
  • Free keys for Gunhound EX, Explodemon, A Wizard's Lizard - - 11 readers - Recent Posts Free keys for Gunhound EX, Explodemon, A Wizard's Lizard -October 3, 2014 2:35 PM Legena: Union Tides Kickstarter, round 2 -October 3, 2014 9:00 AM Pier Solar and the Great Architects now available on everything -October 3, 2014 4:30 AM For Each Our Roads of Winter is stunning, mysterious, and now on Steam Greenlight -October 2, 2014 9:41 PM Freeware Pick: In Magurodon, fish e.
  • Disgaea dev launches Kickstarter for smartphone strategy RPG Soul Knights

    Gematsu - - 11 readers - PC and console version stretch goals included. Plantago Games, in partnership with Awesome Japan, have launched a Kickstarter campaign for Soul Knights, a new Japanese strategy RPG for smartphones, and potentially consoles and PC, from a team of developers that worked on Disgaea, Final Fantasy, Z.H.P., Summon Night, Shakugan no Shana, and The Guided Fate Paradox.
  • Shacknews Chattycast 15: Hallow Een

    Shacknews - - 8 readers - This week the Chattycast welcomes not one but two special guests. Briefcase Man Asif Khan returns to talk about the relaunch and future of Shacknews. Plus, we managed to pull freelance gamejourno and world traveler Robert Rath between his bouts of galavanting around Asia. The panel talks about Halloween games, how to get us interested in Kickstarter projects, game binges, and th ...

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  • RCMADIAX Reveals “Spikey Walls Too”, Coming To Wii U Sept 2015

    … loading... October 31, 2014 RCMADIAX has revealed their latest Wii U exclusive, a follow-up to their highly successful Flappy Bird clone Spikey Walls tentatively titled Spikey Walls Too. Included in the announcement was confirmation that the indie developer will be looking to Kickstarter to secure funding for the project, but a confirmed…

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  • What Big Downloads You Have: Red Hood Diaries Demo

    … the bored/supercilious-sounding voiceover in the released version too. Still: can’t really argue with three free levels of jumpy-stabby fairy tale on jokey-spooky day. It’s got pumpkins in it and everything. The demo’s up on Steam right now. Here’s the pitch video from their Kickstarter earlier this year, if you’d prefer: …

    1 readers - Alec Meer - Rock, Paper, Shotgun -
  • Super Smash Bros. Wii U Release Date Changed in Europe

    … developers and bringing daily Wii U and 3DS news to the site's readers. When he's not busy saving the universe, he's most likely at his Grandma's house eating her delicious meals. Latest posts by Jelani Thompson (see all) Super Smash Bros. Wii U Release Date Changed in Europe - October 31, 2014 Keiji Inafune Seeking Kickstarter Funding for Mighty No. 9 DLC - October 30, 2014 Tengami Coming to the Wii U eShop on November 13 - October 30, 2014Around the web…

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  • Odallus: The Dark Call pre-orders are open

    … for limited time -October 30, 2014 9:00 AM iOS Pick: Jack B. Nimble (Sean Noonan) -October 30, 2014 6:30 AM Kickstarter Pick: Laser Fury is like sci-fi Diablo -October 29, 2014 8:00 PM Prophour23 is a compact yet fully-fleshed RTS game with character -October 29, 2014 9:20 AM Agustín Cordes on H.P. Lovecraft's The Case of Charles Dexter Ward -October…

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  • New City-Building Game Combines Two Of My Favorite Things

    … Concrete Jungle is a game where you build a city. But not like you would in SimCity. You construct cities in Concrete Jungle by building a deck, like a card game. How did nobody think of this until now? It all sounds so easy. You get some cards, and each card has a building on it. You place those cards in a grid, and each building will have…

    1 readers - Luke Plunkett - Kotaku -

    … glitches, it hurts my feelings a bit. For those that want to create their own video games, what advice can you give them? © Still games KARA MYREN: Get into the game engine and start building! If you want to create video games, try to avoid too much “head in the clouds” sessions during pre-production and just start doing it. Special Thanks to Kara…

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