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Review: Growing Pains by Smudged Cat Games

July 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Growing Pains

The creators of Adventures of Shuggy and Gateways have released their latest speed running platformer called Growing Pains. The game is inspired from a somewhat bizarre source: the pregnancy of the developer’s wife. Note sure how many games have been inspired by pregnancy. Well, except the following one. . .

25+ Games Like Boom Beach

July 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

BOOM BEACH

Boom Beach is one of the best online strategy games. Thankfully, there are tons more games like Boom Beach on the market, as we’ll reveal in just a moment.

Boom Beach has become one of the highest grossing iOS games of all time, so perhaps it’s little surprise to find that so many games have copied its formula. Boom Beach scored its success using the freemium model, allowing you to play for free and then tempting you with its purchases, as the majority of games seem to be doing these days.

20+ Games Like Shovel Knight

June 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

Shovel Knight

The best indie game of 2014. Shovel Knight journeys across the land beating the heck out of all who stand in his way (with his favourite shovel, naturally) making his way to Tower of Fate to serve justice to the evil Order of No Quarter.

Despite its seemingly simplistic premise, there’s a heck of a lot going on in Shovel Knight. The stages are deep with tons of things to explore and there are many secrets to be found. This will definitely remind you of the games you played as a kid, with levels that seem to have jumped from Mega Man or Mario.

Review: Icebound, A Visual Novel

June 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

Incebound


Fastermind Games’ Icebound is a visual novel brought to you thanks to the goodness of Kickstarter. A visual novel, the game is all about story. It tells the tale of Dougal, an alchemist who finds himself in Permia, an ice covered world. Dougal lost his memory in an experiment and now wants to discover the truth about himself.

Indie Game Review: Stranded

June 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

Stranded

Stranded is an indie game that nods towards the retro sci fi movies of the 70s and art games. It tells the story of an astronaut who has crash landed on a planet covered in desert. His fight is one of survival, but instead of focusing on gameplay, this experience is all about story. It begins when the protagonist exits his cryogenic stasis and steps out onto the desert planet to find his ship ruined and his oxygen steadily being depleted.

Games Like Starbound

May 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Starbound

tarbound is a new game released through Steam. Even before its release Starbound had tons of followers, and then it went and made its way into the top ten played games no Steam. “What made it so popular?” I hear you ask. Well I’ll tell ya what. . .

The deal with Starbound is that it’s Terraria.

True story.

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