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Foxtrots Video Game Reboot-Retellings #1: Resident Evil

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Gametula 3d ago
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Harvest Moon Vs Stardew Valley: the apprentice becomes the master

The original Harvest Moon series - now known as Story of Seasons (series) - first released o... Comments(4)
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Has Mario Kart Evolved Enough in Recent Years?

Mario Kart is a well-loved Nintendo franchise which first graced us with its presence back i... Comments(21)
DoubleF 6d ago
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Why I fell out of and back in love with Nintendo

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At a Glance: Artplant

34d ago ... [b]Artplant[/b] is an independent game studio out of Norway. Previously focusing on MMO games, including Battlestar Galactica Online and G.I.JOE Special Ops, the company has released their first FPS game, Block N Load. http://artplant.no/ [b]Block N Load[/b] is a 5v5 online FPS. The catch? You have to protect what you build. Build up fortifications using blocks, work together to preve...

An Interview with Trond Johansen

34d ago ... [b]Alpha:[/b] I'm joined today by Trond, who is a producer from Artplant! Tell us a little bit about your team, Trond! [b]Trond:[/b] Sure. We have a team spread across Norway, Russia and England, that’s been working together for some years now. We’re a quite diverse bunch, with a common goal of creating online games we would like to play ourselves. Of course, for Block N Load, it’s also been...

Block N Load Impressions

34d ago ... [b]From -Alpha[/b] Block N Load is a game by Artplant, that successfully merges elements from Minecraft and MOBAs like League of Legends to create a really unique yet familiar First Person game. You can expect to shoot, brawl, and dig your way to success as you work with a team, select a unique character, and battle and build to victory. How does a round of Block N Load start? Well, yo...

Win a Block N Load Steam Key

34d ago ... Today we have 10 Steam Keys to give away of Artplant's game, Block N Load. Want one? See how to win one below. [b]How to enter:[/b] 1. Comment on any and all of the stories we have running today from our IndieMonth account on Artplant! 2. Your comment should discuss the article you’re posting on. In addition to an entry towards winning a Block N Load Steam Keys, each comment is also a...

Thank You, Satoru Iwata

34d ago ... The news has struck from this month that Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata passed away. The sudden and heavy feeling of loss has not only been seen from Nintendo, but the entire video game industry. Death is a hard subject to talk about. It's hard enough when the person who passed away is someone who played a significant role in your life. For many gamers, Satoru Iwata was present for many of their gam...

Halo 3 ODST: A Retrospective

34d ago ... “The year is 2552. Humanity is at war with an alien race known as the Covenant. We are losing.” // It’s raining. The Rookie sticks to the shadows, his movements deliberate, measured carefully against the delicate downpour of a windless rain. Around him, the veins of a sleepless city continue to glow, the luminous tendrils weaving between decadent plazas and beyond towering high-rises. Yet...

At a Glance: Studio MDHR

35d ago ... [b]StudioMDHR[/b] is an independent development studio founded by brothers Chad & Jared Moldenhauer. While working on their first title ever, Cuphead, the studio has won notice and even awards for an experience that looks unique and hearkens back to the days of early 90s run and gun games. http://studiomdhr.com/ [b]Cuphead[/b] is a game about taking classic run and gun action and pitting...

An Interview with Chad Moldenhauer

35d ago ... [b]Valenka:[/b] Tell me about Studio MDHR; I know Cuphead is your introductory game, but are you and your brother Jared the only two people involved? [b]Chad:[/b] We started out as just us brothers. After we established the initial (small) scope we expanded the team to about five. Now we have over 14 amazing and talented people working with us. Without them, we could have never made Cuphead...

Cuphead Preview

35d ago ... [b]From Valenka[/b] Cuphead, an upcoming indie, run-and-gun platformer, made headlines last year during E3 2014 when Microsoft showcased a montage of forthcoming indie titles, including brief scenes of the game from Canadian developer, Studio MDHR. Back then, there wasn’t much information surrounding Cuphead aside from its classic animation aesthetic, and that was more than enough to capture...

Enter to Win an Amazon Gift Card

35d ago ... Today we have 3 $25 gift cards to give away. To win one of them, follow the directions below. [b]How to enter:[/b] 1. Comment on any and all of the stories we have running today from our IndieMonth account on StudioMDHR! 2. Your comment should discuss the article you’re posting on. In addition to an entry towards winning an Amazon Gift Card, each comment is also an entry in the followi...

At a Glance: Two Tribes

36d ago ... [b]Two Tribes[/b] is a Netherlands based independent development studio that was formed in 2001. In that time the studio has worked on a variety of games, both their own and with third parties, on a very wide variety of platforms. They are currently focused on the development of RIVE. http://twotribes.com/ [b]RIVE[/b] is a metal wrecking, robot hacking shmup. Blast, maneuver, and overt...

An Interview with Martijn Reuvers

36d ago ... [i]Kyle Gaddo takes some time to pick the brain of Martijn Reuvers, co-founder of Two Tribes.[/i] [b]Kyle:[/b] Let's start with the basics—what were the inspirations for RIVE and how do you feel they shine through? [b]Martijn:[/b] When we started with RIVE, it was about 2005, so a long time ago. Its original name was “Rewind” and it was meant to be a small game reusing the level designs a...

Preview: Keep Yourself A-RIVE

36d ago ... [b]From Kyle Gaddo[/b] RIVE is the latest in 2D side-scrolling platforming technology, as you intrepidly make your way through a series of mechanically-themed areas, pumping bullet after bullet into machined foes from your quadruped murder robot. Taking elements from shoot-'em-ups (aka “shmups”; also not starring Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti, or Monica Bellucci) and traditional side-scrollin...

Win a RIVE Steam Key

36d ago ... We've got keys. Specifically, we've got RIVE Steam Keys. How many you ask? 32. 32 beautiful keys just waiting for you to win one of them. [b]How to enter:[/b] 1. Comment on any and all of the stories we have running today from our IndieMonth account on Two Tribes! 2. Your comment should discuss the article you’re posting on. In addition to an entry towards winning a RIVE Steam Key,...

At a Glance: Robot Loves Kitty

37d ago ... [b]Robot Loves Kitty[/b] is a wife and husband duo of self-taught programmers of of New Hampshire. With a few games under their belt, the duo is now not only kicking it up a notch with their latest game, Upsilon Circuit, but are also working on a Raspberry Pi-based handheld game console. http://robotloveskitty.com/ [b]Upsilon Circuit[/b] is the game you want to play, but just once. Okay...

An Interview with Calvin Goble

37d ago ... [b]Kyle:[/b] Upsilon Circuit is certainly shaping up to be one of the most interesting titles of, well, ever. Part videogame, part gameshow, all permadeath. Can you elaborate on your sources of inspiration, both in gameplay and execution? [b]Calvin:[/b] A huge part of our inspiration comes from our previous game Legend of Dungeon. It’s a roguelike and I’d been thinking about permadeath in t...

Enter to Win an Amazon Gift Card

37d ago ... Today we have 3 $25 gift cards to give away. To win one of them, follow the directions below. [b]How to enter:[/b] 1. Comment on any and all of the stories we have running today from our IndieMonth account on Robot Loves Kitty! 2. Your comment should discuss the article you’re posting on. In addition to an entry towards winning an Amazon Gift Card, each comment is also an entry in the...

At a Glance: Batterystaple Games

38d ago ... [b]Batterystaple Games[/b] is an independent development studio out of Maryland that is developing its first game, 20XX. The very small team had a successful Kickstarter for the game, originally titled Echoes of Eridu, and have been working since 2013. Their work is about to pay off as the game is set to release later this year in 2015. http://batterystaplegames.com/ [b]20XX:[/b] is a c...

An Interview with Chris King

38d ago ... [i]Kyle Gaddo interviews Chris King of Batterystaple Games about 20XX, their new roguelike game that takes influence from Mega Man X.[/i] [b]Kyle:[/b] First off, what the hell? Why is your game so hard? Why do you hate everyone? What did we ever do to you? [b]Chris:[/b] Everything's a little more satisfying when you fail a few times first! (Or maybe in this case, a few lots of times.)...

Preview: 20XX: I Now Pronounce You Mega Man X and Roguelike

38d ago ... 20XX makes no secret about its influence. Taking notes right out of Capcom's Mega Man X series, this side-scrolling 2D adventure also incorporates roguelike elements and even throws in a cooperative mode to boot, so you can take down dangerous robot foes with a buddy in stylish synchronicity. And, well, that's about it. 20XX is straightforward, simple, and not at all muddled down in tryin...
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