Deep Tactics for Frying Mechs in Ignited Steel

It’s Mech Week here at GiN, where we are celebrating reviews of new games featuring those lovable, lumbering, stories-tall giant robots of destruction. Next up we take a look at the surprisingly deep strategy game Ignited Steel: Mech Tactics.

 
 
Mechs Versus the Swarm in Rogue-Like Mech Armada

It’s Mech week here at GiN where we are celebrating reviews of new games featuring those lovable, lumbering, stories-tall giant robots of destruction. First up is Mech Armada, a rogue-like title where mechs battle with the Swarm.

Making Your Bread and Butter in Bakery Simulator

Are you fabulous with flour? Yearning for yeast? Do your cupcakes always come out ready for a food magazine? Then you might be ready to tackle Bakery Simulator, a game about baking bread and earning it too. Just be ready to get a little hungry when you play.

 
 
Spooky Supernatural Adventuring in Ghostwire: Tokyo

Tokyo is overrun by deadly supernatural forces in this unique and combat-heavy adventure game. Figure out why all the people disappeared. Dive into dark Japanese mythology. Pet wandering Shiba Inu dogs and more in this spooky adventure.

Light-Years From Home Shines for Young Readers of Sci-Fi Stories

Light-Years From Home by skilled author Michaelbrent Collings may be the perfect title for young readers who love sci-fi. The book features teens that get abducted by aliens and then must work together to survive that unexpected trip.

 
 
Fabled Lands: Light Role-Playing in a Heavily Storied World

Fabled Lands takes the classic adventure stories written by authors Dave Morris and Jamie Thomson and puts them into a video game where you can explore almost anywhere and role-play however you wish with no physical dice required.

Sephonie: Puzzle Perfection for Platformer People

Our Modern Gamer may not be too good at platformers, but even she really enjoyed the beauty and gameplay found in Sephonie. If you have any interest at all in platforming games or puzzles, then don’t miss out on giving this charming indie game a go.

 
 
Team Ninja Pumps up Final Fantasy Action in Stranger of Paradise Game

Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin might take longtime Final Fantasy players by surprise. It combines the deep lore of the series with the fast and frantic combat that developer Team Ninja is known for, putting them together in a really fun and exciting game.

Survival Horror Game Tormented Souls Packed with Old School Chills and Thrills

For fans of old school survival horror, like we used to get on the PlayStation 2, Tormented Souls is a blissful throwback to that time and genre, and exactly what we want in a modern take on classic survival horror.

 
 
The Lost Oregon City Gold Point and Click Adventure Game Delivers Zany Puzzle Fun

Created by Oh, a Rock! Studios, the same studio that brought us the crazy Too Many Santas dating simulation, The Lost Oregon City Gold keeps that wackiness going with a puzzle-heavy adventure game that provides quite a heaping helping of family fun.

Citizen Sleeper: Roleplaying Game Set in a Shattered Sci-Fi Universe

Citizen Sleeper presents players with a sci-fi world where they exist on the bottom rungs of society. Far from a hero archetype, your main concern as the player in this game will be finding enough work so that you don’t starve, and maybe doing a little bit of good along the way.

 
 
A Clever Guide for Crafting Cool RPG Characters

It’s fun to welcome characters from sci-fi, horror, x-punk, superhero, western and other genres into our campaigns. The Ultimate RPG Character Backstory Guide, an expansion from the core book that mostly just covers Dungeons and Dragons characters, helps us to do that in an interesting way.

Best Titles for Gamers to Get Primed About for Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day promises something for everyone, even the gamers in your life including your fine individual self. If you have an Amazon membership and the hankering for some free games, make sure you read this Fresh Look column in which Michelle will give you the lowdown on the best of what Prime Day has to offer gamers.

Game Wave Festival for Game Industry Professionals Heading to Estonia

The Game Wave Festival is an international event taking place for the second year in a row from September 27th to October 2nd in Tallinn, Estonia. The first three days of six-day-event are set aside for a dedicated game jam.

The Return of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Our Save State columnist used to dump rolls of quarters into the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game, so he was overjoyed to learn that the pizza-loving reptiles were back in the new Shredder’s Revenge game. Grab a slice and see how these heroes in a half shell have aged so well.

Sunday Cartoon: Getting to the Bottom of the Tree Top Mystery

This week, the gang find themselves back at their local watering hole discussing what might have happened with Mr. Squirrel’s tree.

Ubisoft Giving Away Roller Champions eSports Game for Free on PC and Consoles

Ubisoft announced that it is giving away the new Roller Champions competitive eSports game for free on the PlayStation and Xbox consoles, and for the PC through the Ubisoft Store.

Critical Hits with Roll20’s Corey Rosemond

Roll20 is one of the best platforms available for playing role-playing games remotely with friends. But it could always be better, and that is just what COO Corey Rosemond is working on right now. We find out what’s up on the platform, and what is coming soon.

 
Burning Bryte With A Brand New Game System

BurnBryte is the first roleplaying game made for the virtual tabletop world of Roll20. Just like how Amazon, Netflix and Apple TV went from streaming other peoples’ content to creating their own shows, this is Roll20s first original content. We chat with the show’s creators.

 

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