The Serious Play Conference that ran from July 10th through 12th in Manassas, Virginia drew in attendees from all over the country, all excited to learn about how gamification is changing how we do things.
The legacy created by LucasArts has stretched farther than any hyperspace drive could ever go. Duke Grabowski, Mighty Swashbuckler is one of those games. We played it, and it’s completely awesome.
You know, just like the actual Vikings were! If you want a good casual game that reminds you of the classic ‘Pop Cap era’ in addition to making you laugh a lot, then Star Vikings is for you. We take this fun little strategy game for a rewarding spin.
Breached is one of the most beautiful sci-fi games you will likely find this year, with a great concept and even cool things like real science puzzles that you wont find almost anywhere else. It’s also, unfortunately, one of those games that is likely to drive you crazy as you play. Come read our love/hate review of this really cool adventure game.
It’s a rare thing, but occasionally an adventure game comes along with the exact right mix of immersive environment, brilliant writing and well-constructed puzzles. Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet is one such game. Come along as we dive into this fun pirate-themed romp, with voice acting from Tom Baker.
Rooms: The Unsolvable Puzzle has a huge amount of puzzle gaming content, with over 144 levels of family friendly, puzzle-solving action, great graphics and a good story to move things along. Check into room’s unique mansion, though you may never want to leave it.
With a successful crowdfunding campaign, J.U.L.I.A. Among The Stars is once again among us. Is this the version that the developed would have dreamed of putting out in 2012?
The new Tabletop Simulator is was created based on a successful Kickstarter program. It provides the framework for players to create their own board games, and then play them in multiplayer sessions with others. There are no rules other than the ones you make. It can be a lot of fun, but only if you make it that way.
It’s been a long wait, but the little series that started out as a throwaway demo comes into its own. With great multiplayer and a thrilling single player campaign, Portal 2 is your doorway to adventure.
Civilization 5 has been hailed as the capstone of an amazing series, but our reviewer finds an interface that’s too simplified to impress Civ 4’s legion of fans. Still, casual gamers may flock there in droves.