Even though I’ve never really been good at them I’ve always loved point-and-click adventure games, ever since my dad’s friend handed me a CD-ROM of Day of the Tentacle back … Read More
It’s hard not to draw comparisons to Portal when playing Quantum Conundrum, a first person physics-based puzzler from Portal co-creator Kim Swift. In fact, it almost seems at times as … Read More
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If I were to describe Botanicula — the sort-of spiritual sequel to indie point-and-click puzzle/adventure Machinarium — I’d say it has the strange other-worldly charm of Oddworld, happy nonsense-words music … Read More
I can’t do it. I honestly can’t bring myself to come back to this game.
It’s not that AMY is too hard. I mean… it is hard, but for all … Read More
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Super Mario, Pac-Man, and Sonic The Hedgehog are three of the most recognizable icons in gaming, and their careers contain some interesting parallels.
They also happen to perfectly represent … Read More
…there was The Sumerian Game. Designed for grade schoolers in 1964, it was as innovative as it is forgotten.
I discovered this long lost obscurity while doing research for … Read More
I’m certain that Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego? is the most confusing series in the history of video games. Different versions of a game might have the same … Read More
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The term “gamer” predates video games by over six centuries.
The first known record of the word was found in the English town of Walsall and dates back to … Read More