Rain: review

Rain: review

Oct 6, 2013

Format: PSN Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Developer: PlayStation C.A.M.P, Acquire, SCE Japan Studio Players: 1 A deserted, nameless street waits, heedless of the ceaseless rain pouring in sheets atop it. Echoing pianos backed by strings and the occasional overtones of a French circus penetrate the night, and two children stumble...

Skulls of the Shogun: review

Skulls of the Shogun: review

Aug 20, 2013

Format: PC (version reviewed), XBLA, Windows Phone Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Microsoft Studios Developer: 17-BIT Players: 1-4 Site: http://skullsoftheshogun.com/ General Akamoto is furious; he’s arrived at the afterlife’s shores following a long life of blood and glory only to find his just reward locked behind an endless line of downtrodden...

Microsoft Re-rights Their DRM

Microsoft Re-rights Their DRM

Jun 19, 2013

Rumblings began as Giant Bomb’s Patrick Kleppek reported that sources indicated to him that Microsoft would reversing be the Xbox One’s DRM policies that had so crippled them from a public relations standpoint at 2013’s E3. A crashed website and stampede of tweets later, Patrick’s prescient reporting was confirmed by Microsoft releasing...

A “Summer”y of GOG’s Latest Sale

A “Summer”y of GOG’s Latest Sale

Jun 18, 2013

Those looking for something new– or, well, old– to play this Summer can check out Good Old Game’s new 2013 #NoDRM Summer Sale. Serving as the Sony to Steam’s Microsoft, GOG looks to be capitalizing on its more open ownership policy by putting about 85% of their library on sale. New sales will roll around each day until July 5th, with...

Spellirium: hands-on preview

Spellirium: hands-on preview

Apr 30, 2013

Writing about Spellirium seems a fitting act, as wordsmithery is the game’s unofficial middle name. This crowdfunded point-and-click PC adventure game from the fellows at Untold Entertainment Inc. is noteworthy not only for its intriguing ideas, but also its immediately available Alpha that we got to check out. We explored the Prologue and First Act, which...