Empathy takes on a whole new meaning in Coming Out Simulator 2014, an auto-biographical chose-your-adventure style conversation game. Relying on a tense storyline rather than graphics, Coming Out Simulator immerses the player in one of the most emotionally strenuous situations known to the LGBT community. Even with the most supportive friends and family, coming out takes […]
The tide of Soviet power washing across the face of the Earth could possibly have been turned back at various stages of history. But the new energy sources they discovered lit a fire under the Russian war machine. So when Stalin rolled into Paris, the resulting flare-up of global conflict left little more than smoking ash heaps where America and Great Britain had been.
Now, Stalin is dead. Though resistance movements have emerged, the Soviets still stand supreme as rulers of the globe. Only a force from beyond the earth could possibly tip the balance.
Abram Krupin, leader of a resistance cell, knows this. When he sees a dog fall from the stars, then, he takes it as an omen. This dog speaks, wears silver armor, and has an arsenal of mysterious weapons. Abram calls her Laika.
Laika believes that, despite all odds, she can protect the countless lives crushed by the Soviets.
In Space No One Can Hear You… Two years after the debut of space faring rougelike, FTL: Faster Than Light, it received an update, and is now called FTL: Advanced Edition. The new version of the game adds features to the original and is a free download for players who already own the original. This […]
You’ve probably already heard about this new puzzle game that is sweeping the country. Maybe you’ve already played it! It seems like people either love it or hate it, like with a lot of genre-breaking or re-imaging games. I’ve finally jumped on the Obamacare bandwagon! As usual, I’m late to the party. I do generally […]
Expect to die in Shattered Planet, and know it is you who leads these clones to their demise. Pushing them one step too many past their uppermost limits. In all seriousness, rogue-likes are great for creating your own narrative as you attempt to progress through the game. Not every fallen clone needs a tomb in dedication to their memory, but creating a sense of attachment tends to make one more cautious. If anything it makes the little victories more rewarding, and your failures all the more tragic.