Those who work all day on their computers and then spend their free time gaming might notice a bit of strain by bedtime. The Penclic Mini Keyboard and mouse are designed to counter that problem, offering an ergonomic alternative that works for work or play. We take this Swedish hardware for a game-binging spin this week.
This week out Time Waster was buying Hitting Stuff at a Building in an indie browser game that offers players a unique twist on the Breakout genre.
This is the Police puts you in the shoes of a retiring police chief who needs to raise half a million dollars, by any means necessary, before his last day on the job. How you go about that is up to you, and the corruption-plagued city of Freeburg will offer you plenty of opportunities in this dark adventure game.
The original Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir was groundbreaking when it was released nine years ago. Today, developer Vanillaware has recast that magic with a remake that captures the greatness of the original while pushing it to even greater heights.
Playdead’s Inside game is the spiritual sucessor to Limbo. If you haven’t played Limbo, just play Inside instead because it’s like the best version of Limbo – a perfect, atmospheric little puzzler with just the right mix of creepy mystery mixed in for good measure.
A Warrior’s Penance is the third and final book in the amazing Castes and OutCastes series by author Davis Ashura. Not only is this one a must read, for fantasy and political intrigue, so is the entire series.
One Piece: Burning Blood follows the Manga’s story from the Marineford Arc all the way to the end of the Dressarosa Arc. The artwork and voice acting is fantastic, but the brutal AI may severely hamper the enjoyment for some players.
This week out Time Waster is has his head in the clouds with a browser-based game called Cloudia that tests his platforming skills without jumping.
Crimson Room: Decade is a cute little locked room type of puzzler that can keep you busy for a greatly varying length of time, depending upon the player. It’s based on the classic 2004 title, but makes lots of improvements.
Side-scrollers hold a special place in gamer’s hearts. Many fond memories were created with friends over Streets of Rage and Final Fight. My Night Job tries to tap into that success, with mixed but amusing results.