Spintires is a realistic simulation where players have to wrestle huge Soviet-era industrial vehicles through muddy and treacherous conditions while trying to log in inhospitable Siberia.
Road Not Taken was released as one of the free games for PlayStation Plus members this week, and is available for the PC and Mac too. This unique puzzle adventure has surprising depth.
Welcome Time Wasters! This week’s time waster is a little different than what I noramlly play. This week I spent my time with Icarus. Icarus is a game that is based off of the old myth of what happens when someone flies too close to the sun, except humans are replaced with paper airplanes. Icarus is a game that was made for a game jam. For those who don’t know, game jams are typically events where developers are given restrictions and are told to make a game in a certain amount of time. This particular game jam had developers creating a game […]
Battle Fleet 2 pays homage to the turn-based naval battle games of yesteryear, but also exceeds them in quite a few ways. No armchair admiral will want to be without Battle Fleet 2 in their collection.
Shovel Knight is the platformer that old school game fans everywhere have been waiting to play. Whether you jump on this one for the 3DS, PC or Wii U, you won’t be disappointed in any way. Find out why (new) old school rules with Shovel Knight.
Welcome Time Wasters! This week I wasted my time with Professional Farmer 2014. As the title of the game probably gives away, Professional Farmer 2014 is a simulation game that puts players in the role of a farmer. Professional Farmer 2014 starts players off doing the most basic task, learning how to operate farm equipment. The controls are easy enough to get use to and the game does a good job at giving players all the info they need to operate the machinery. The player can also walk around outside of the equipment, but there isn’t much use to do so. Professional […]
Starcraft gamers who want more of the Ramsey and Kerrigan characters should check out the Starcraft II: Flashpoint book. It’s also a nice, quick read for most sci-fi enthusiasts.
Puzzlesque is a unique app game for iOS or Android that adds beautiful animation to the normally static tiles sported by most slide puzzle games.
Rush for Glory is a traditional tower defense type of game, but with a few nice twists added in to make things interesting, like permanent upgrades that affect every level after purchased.
Welcome Time Wasters! This week I was given a review copy of Retrobooster to check out. If the name of the game sounds familiar, that’s because GiN took a look at the game back when it first released in March (Check that review out here). It has been a few months since then and the game is now available on Steam. Retrobooster is a cave flyer that’s a throwback to the 1980s. The game has players exploring caves, shooting enemies and solving puzzles to get through levels. What sets the game apart from cave flyers of old? Its physics engine. […]