Donut County Started As a Joke, But It’s a Hole Lot of Fun [Preview]
Nine-hundred and ninety-nine feet below the surface of Donut County, there is a group of people gathered around a camp fire. Everyone there knows exactly how they each came to be in this strange new place, but none of them can agree on the reason. Could it be snakes? Perhaps it was the devious racco…
PAX East 2017: Ogre Head Studios and Nyamakop Bring International Style to the Show Floor
It's refreshing to make it to the smaller booths and see what developers outside of the US think of PAX East, and how their backgrounds affect the ways they approach game design.
PAX East 2017: My Memory of Us is a Sad Fairy Tale About Friendship During the Holocaust […
If you stumbled upon My Memory of Us at IMGN.PRO’s booth on the PAX East show floor, you’d think it was rather innocuous. Look a little deeper, however, and you’ll see the real story of children coping with a historical horror with only friendship and their imaginations to guide…
Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse and Exploring Fantastical Worlds With Arena VR
We visited the Kalahari Resort in the Pocono Mountains to check out Zero Latency's Arena VR, a new attraction that lets you experience room-scale virtual reality with a group of friends.
Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin Review (PlayStation 4)
Rhombus of Ruin is short, but it does well as a VR game, a reminder of the colorful quirk many of us like about the Psychonauts world and a teaser of what’s coming next.
PAX South 2017 Cements Itself as a Haven for Indies
The PAX Rising (up-and-coming indie games) and PAX Australia (indie games from down under) booths were conveniently situated right next to each other, so every time I passed through, I was able to get some hands-on time with more weird, colorful, strange games. Here are a few of my favorites.
PAX South 2017: Picture-Puzzler Gorogoa Was Among the Best of the Show [Preview]
On paper, Gorogoa is a pretty basic puzzle game. In execution, it’s something else entirely.
PAX South 2017: Warping Walls and Cracking Skulls With Mr. Shifty [Preview]
We met with tinyBuild at PAX South to learn more and experience the fast-paced action of the upcoming Mr. Shifty from Team Shifty and we came away with an adrenaline rush like few others on the floor.
PAX South 2017: Work Together to Not Kill Your Friends in Death Squared [Preview]
Death Squared is deceptively simple with an astronomically high ceiling for complexity and difficulty.
PAX South 2017: What Remains of Edith Finch is A Journey of Generations [Preview]
We went hands-on with What Remains of Edith Finch at PAX South, and what we saw was a great narrative with a variety of gameplay elements to make it both intriguing and engaging.