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Awesomenauts

2D platformer/shooter?  Class-based multiplayer?  Comic book-style graphics?  I’m in.

I have what may be a crippling weakness for 2D platformers (and western RPGs, and anything with SNES-era music/graphics, but that’s …
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Apple Jack 2 Trailer

By  •  News

Apple Jack 2, one of my most-anticipated indie games this year, finally has a trailer.  It’s looking great so far, with some really varied level designs and awesome new gameplay …
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Botanicula

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 …
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Fez

Fez was one of those games I fell in love with after the first trailer, years ago.  I’m a huge sucker for pixelly graphics and grand adventures, so I may
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Skullgirls

As a fan of fighting games, the last few fighting game releases have not been too kind, in my opinion.  Street Fighter X Tekken was a fun idea but ultimately …
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Consoles That Don't Play Used Games, And How You Could Benefit

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about rumors that the next Xbox and PlayStation will both have some sort of system in place that keeps them from playing used games. Unsurprisingly, gamers have reacted mostly negatively to the idea of having the new-or-used choice removed from them. But I’d like to play devil’s advocate for a moment, and ask: could gamers potentially benefit from consoles that don’t play used games? Read More

First Impressions: TowerClimb

By  •  Features

After reading an article on Rock Paper Shotgun, I became compelled to give Davioware’s superhard platformer TowerClimb a try.  What I found was a surprisingly engrossing, atmospheric game crammed into a little 16-bit indie game.  TowerClimb stresses that taking things slowly and not rushing is the only way to survive, and boy does it drive that point home. Read More

An Interview With Apple Jack 2 Developer Tim Sycamore
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An Interview With Apple Jack 2 Developer Tim Sycamore

By  •  Features

Apple Jack 2, the sequel to the incredible Xbox Live Indie Game Apple Jack, will be coming out sometime “early 2012.”  Creator Tim Sycamore of My Owl Software was able to take some time away from development of Apple Jack 2 to answer some questions.

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Apple Jack (Indie Review)

It has been out for quite some time now, and it has taken me about two years to get around to finishing it, but I have finally completed the Xbox …
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Pinball FX2: Epic Quest DLC

If our last Pinball FX2 review didn’t spell it out already: I love pinball.  And while we haven’t reviewed many RPGs, I can assure you I am a very large …
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