With so many great indie games to choose from this year, Drew and Chella have whittled it down to the essential 7 must play indies of 2017. This week’s Argue the Toss podcast is all about those quality games with something different to offer.
Pavilion is a hauntingly beautiful puzzle game with a gorgeous art style and some interesting levels, plus a surreal, dreamlike quality. Anyone who enjoyed Monument Valley, or who loves unique puzzle experiences in general, should certainly give Pavilion a go.
Paradox Interactive, a publisher of games and a fan of Disasterpeace, today announced that “Natural Disasters,” the upcoming expansion for Cities: Skylines from developer Colossal Order, will be available worldwide on November 29, 2016. Natural Disasters will add a new set of emergent emergencies to Cities: Skylines, including tornadoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, forest fires, meteor strikes, and more.
After a very successful spell on Early Access it is now time for the official launch of The Curious Expedition. German indie studio Maschinen-Mensch today confirmed September 2nd as the launch date of their roguelike on PC, Mac and Linux. It’ll be available on Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for $/€ 14.99, with a 15% discount during the first week on sale.
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.
Soldak Entertainment today announced a new, updated Zombasite demo. Zombasite is a zombie apocalypse action RPG set in a dynamic, evolving, fantasy world for Windows, Mac, and Linux. There have been over 600 changes since the first version of the demo. About Zombasite: The dark elves have always played god by creating and enhancing underworld slave creatures. As they watched a horde of zombies destroy the huge demon city Kraval, the dark elves were tantalized by the devastating power of uncontrolled zombies, and desired to control and increase it. When they wove their dominating magic into a few captive zombies … Continue reading Slodak Announces Free Zombasite Demo
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.
Most people will never change their mouse pad other than, perhaps, when they spill something on it. However, the Accessory Power GX-MP5 and GX-MP6 gaming pads make a compelling argument for more proactive thinking, lending a hand towards better play and higher scores.
Making video games is hard work, and almost impossible if the creative teams are fighting. That’s what happens in the darkly humorous The Magic Circle, only here, the game takes matters into its own hands to try and make things right.
Why are shooters so mired in doom and gloom? Why not sunshine, rainbows, and jazzy soundtracks? Lovely Planet Arcade dares to be colorful, but lurking beneath that cheery facade is a shooter as hard as they come.