‘Powerless’ is a Narrative Game That Asks You to Make Difficult Choices to Survive

Powerless By: Narratio Narratio's upcoming Powerless has a compelling pitch. It's advertised as an "interactive doomsday simulator," and its goal is to put the player into realistic life-and-death situations to see how they would react and whether they could survive. You play as multiple different characters as they try to make it out alive after a coronal mass ejection (CME) kills all power on Earth, causing mass destruction. Each character comes in…

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‘Barbearian’ is a Challenging Hack-n-Slash That Wants Anyone to Be Able to Play

Barbearian By: Kimmo Lahtinen (GIMBLLL) If you frequent this site, you probably know that I'm a big puzzle and adventure fan. I usually like to relax with my games and not get too stressed out. But I also enjoy a good hack-n-slash from time to time, and used to adore the old Gameloft Dungeon Hunter series before they went free-to-play. The upcoming Bardbearian, by GIMBLLL, promises fast-paced action "with massive battles in…

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My Week Unwrapped: July 31, 2018

holedown, The Eyes of Ara, Super Starfish, Hello Neighbor, Hidden my game by mom 3, Waking Violet, Pocket City, Candleman: Walk with Shadows, Escape from ChernobylHi everyone! It's Tuesday again, and that means it's time for another installment of My Week Unwrapped! To be honest, I'm running out of ideas of what to to say in these intros. Maybe talk about other parts of my week besides games? Well, MoviePass sadly seems…

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Michal Pawlowski’s ‘Scalak’ Releasing May 23rd – Preview Inside

Scalak By: Michal Pawlowski  Ever since I played his relaxing puzzler, Zenge, I've been keeping an eye out for Michal Pawlowski aka Hamster on Coke's games. Art of Gravity didn't really pull me in (sorry not sorry), but I had a great time with the all-too-brief "PUSH" he developed with Maciej Targoni. So I was happy to play his upcoming game, Scalak, ahead of release. He's been adding content to it…

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‘Death Squared’ is Coming to iOS on February 14th and It’s Aptly Named

Death Squared (RORORORO) By: SMG Studio Update: The game is out! See my review here. There are some games I keep an eye on because they sound interesting, even if there's been no indication that they'll ever be ported to iOS. SMG Studio's Death Squared is one such game. It always looked fun to me, but even though the studio has released a number of mobile games, the co-op nature of it…

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The Demo Build of Glitch Games’ ‘Veritas’ Shows Off Some Cool New Features

Veritas By: Glitch Games A little while back, I wrote about Glitch Games' next point-and-click adventure, Veritas. At that point, though, not much was known besides a vague plot description and a couple of screenshots and GIFS. Oh and a surprisingly detailed fake website for the company in the game, Veritas Industries. Well, they've been working hard on the game and recently sent a short demo build out to some folks, including…

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‘Four Last Things’ is the Point-and-Click Adventure I Never Knew I Needed

Four Last Things By: Joe Richardson I've been a big fan of Hieronymus Bosch's The Garden of Earthly Delights painting -- specifically the Hell part -- for quite some time now. I even have a big book of his artwork so I could look at it whenever I want. One of the things I love about it is that there's so many little details. You could probably stare at it for years…

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Explore a Creepy Dollhouse in ‘The Room: Old Sins’ Next Week – First Impressions Inside

The Room: Old Sins By: Fireproof Games Update: The game is now out. See my full review here. Fireproof's The Room series has come quite a a long way since we were first introduced to their clever puzzle boxes that felt perfect to manipulate on a touchscreen. From an entire game taking place on one table in the original game, to exploring a whole mansion full of rooms in the third, the…

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