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Witchinour - Top-Down Shooting Chaos Starring A Cute Witch

June 22, 2017 7:00 AM | Joel Couture


Nour, an adorable, if kinda-aggressive, witch, has lost her spellbook while exploring a dungeon. She sort of needs it back, and so sets out to figure out where it lies in a randomly-generated dungeon filled with extremely hostile monsters that chase her harder and harder the further she gets in the depths of Witchinour.

Building A Digital Board Gaming Community With Longsword Tabletop Tactics

June 21, 2017 5:15 PM | Thomas Faust

Miniature wargaming is an expensive, time- and space-consuming hobby that requires you to find a group of like-minded individuals in close proximity to fully appreciate it. With Longsword Tabletop Tactics, Zero Sum Games is working on a digital solution that does away with the tactile sensation of moving little plastic dudes over lovingly-crafted battlefields, but aims to keep most of tabletop gaming's other joys intact.

Point & Click Your Way To Answers About A Deadly Fog In A Room Beyond

June 21, 2017 7:00 AM | Joel Couture


A Room Beyond casts players as a man lost, awakening in a cave that leads out into a gloomy wood shrouded in fog. You'll soon find that you're not the only one there, though, finding others who have started up a tiny village. However, you haven't found yourself a quaint new place to live, as there is something dangerous that lurks in the fog, and it soon becomes up to you to find out what it is in this 2.5D adventure.

Howard Phillips Lovecar Involves Racin', Shootin', Elder Horrorin'

June 20, 2017 7:00 AM | Joel Couture


Cultists be up to no good, but you've got a full tank of gas in your beater car and a shotgun loaded with buckshot. It's time to show those elder ones who's boss in Howard Phillips Lovecar, a fast-paced racer/shooter where you have to smear and blast cultists and evil deities in a hurry.

Screenshot Saturday Highlights - June 17th, 2017

June 19, 2017 11:58 PM | Christian Valentin

After a short break last week, Screenshot Saturday Highlights are back with sci-fi worlds, a puzzle-solving duo, intense multiplayer combat, and more.

Find The Source Of Paranormal Occurrences In Phantom Ban Detective Agency

June 18, 2017 8:30 PM | Julia Couture


Phantom Ban Detective Agency is a visual novel that revolves around the mysteries of the paranormal. Playing as an interesting duo of phantom hunters, you'll be able to enjoy five unique cases and solve them, the game proves itself to be one that will be a great addition to any visual novel-lovers' collection.

Everyone Dies In RPG Puzzler Vidar

June 16, 2017 12:49 PM | Christian Valentin

In Razbury Games' Vidar, everyone will die. That's not a spoiler, that's a fact. Every night, a random person in the small snowbound village will be killed by the terrible beast lurks in the surrounding woodlands, and every night, the story will change, a ripple effect from that death. Vidar combines puzzle solving with system-driven storytelling, as you try to save a town from certain doom.

1999: Megallennium 6-In-1 Mega Cart Offers Ridiculous Value, Ridiculous Times

June 16, 2017 8:00 AM | Joel Couture


I have played many bootleg compilation NES cartridges in my day, and I can safely tell you that 1999: Megallennium 6-in-1 Mega Cart offers more fun in its variety of absurd titles than any of the ones I've played previously. IF ONLY INNER TURMOIL HADN'T TORN MEGALLENNIUM APART ALL THOSE YEARS AGO!

Explore Candy-Colored Futuristic Cities In Hover: Revolt Of Gamers

June 16, 2017 7:59 AM | Thomas Faust

It is the future and having fun has been outlawed for some reason. What's a prospective revolutionary to do but really enjoy themselves in Hover: Revolt of Gamers' huge neon cityscapes? Fight against the new anti-leisure laws by sabotaging propaganda, helping citizens, and covering everything in graffiti. That sounds strangely familiar, doesn't it?

Find Your Missing Mother A Year After Her Disappearance In This Narrative-Based Game

June 15, 2017 7:00 AM | Joel Couture


Gray Skies, Dark Waters will have you acting as Lina Garrett, a young woman whose mother has gone missing without a trace over a year before. Determined to get some answers and closure, she sets out, and with your help, will navigate the stories of the locals, and the twisted storyline of what happened to her mom.

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