Windscape Preview

I got the chance to meet up with Gregor Ebert from Headup Games, a small and independent game publisher and developer from Germany at PAX East. What’s cool is how they are working with exceptionally small teams, sometimes even just…

Donut County Preview – A Delightful Physics Adventure

I always had a feeling that I would at least like Donut County. The physics based puzzle adventure by Ben Esposito and Annapurna Interactive has a 3D low polygon look with soft colors. It has characters that have minimalistic but…

SoulCalibur VI Wants to Breathe a Second Wind Into the Franchise

When someone says, “Oh I love SoulCalibur,” there’s a great chance they’re talking about a nostalgic vision of yesteryear in the form of SoulCalibur 2. This was back when there were three competitive home consoles to spread exclusive guest characters…

Pixel Ripped 1989 Preview: Game Within a Game

Pixel Ripped 1989 was the only VR game I got the chance to see at PAX East, but I’ll say I was psyched to see there were a ton on display, many of which were being independently developed, just like…

Fox n Forests Preview: A Throwback With Specific Inspirations

Walking through the crowded halls of the Pax East 2018 show floor, many throwback retro platformers briefly caught my eye, but a big stand out for me personally was developer Bonus Level Entertainment’s Fox n Forests. The way Fox n…

SCUM is a Survival Shooter For the Dungeons and Dragons Crowd

It would be very easy to look at Gamepires SCUM, a prison riot survival shooter, and brush it off as just another fledgling entry in the “games that are basically DayZ” subgenre. The once-king of PC shooters’ influences on the…

The Messenger Preview: Blown Away Gaiden

Walking away from The Messenger, I am left genuinely and thoroughly shaken. Not in an uncomfortable way, in a way that leaves me chomping at the bit to spend more time with this game. No demo before has left me…

Ion Maiden PAX East 2018 Video Preview

CORRECTION: Ion Maiden is being developed by Voidpoint in Partnership with 3D Realms Our Video Producer Mike Burgess got hands on time with Ion Maiden at PAX East 2018 Footage Captured, Edited and Narrated by Mike Burgess Follow Mike @…

Outrun Evil with Big Guns and Blast Beats in Double Kick Heroes

Metal music is known for painting an alternative/futuristic/ancient world as a blasted, brutal environment of warriors and glorious fatalism. Fiction inspired by it shares these characterizing codes. Double Kick Heroes might crystallize all that is metal better than most games…

Rend Preview: Team-Based Survival

Rend is maybe one of the most ambitious games I got to sit down and see at PAX East. It’s also one of few games I didn’t have a hands on demo with, but I got to sit with David…

Tunic Preview: A Colorful, Mysterious Adventure

Published by Finji and developed by Diecy, Tunic is a bright action-adventure game with Zelda-like motifs that I was really excited to finally get hands on time with at Pax East 2018. Visually, Tunic has a glow to it. Its colors…

The Inner Friend Preview: Journeying through a child’s nightmare.

Playmind’s The Inner Friend is a game that will not make you feel good. Indeed, it is a game that will leave a strange feeling upon finishing the demo Playmind has available at Pax. The Inner Friend is an experience…