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  1. I just saw the video about the upcoming VTM: Bloodlines 2 game, and it reminded me of why I wanted to develop Necuratu in the 1st place. There's been many games featuring vampires, sure but none of them to my knowledge were dedicated to vampires as well as being a real time strategy game. Necuratu has been in development for a few months now (probably for a year or 2, on and off) with 2 developers. Myself and a programmer from Uganda. There's a lot to do in the future but I'd like to share this in its current stage to test the water, see if people like the current setup, sift through the various glitches, etc before going through the process of uploading to Steam. This could take years to develop, depending on so many variables. Free demo & full version here: https://tobop.itch.io/necuratu-rts Preview from the link above: Take on the role of an ancient vampire, Klaif who has been looted by some greedy humans. His loved one has been abducted and you must find her. You start off in a graveyard, somewhere near Rome during the night. The whole area has changed since Klaif was on the surface. You decide who lives, dies or is turned to your clan. As of 1.45-6, you are able to hire the Stigoi and Aswang vampire types. Humans can also be 'turned' into vampires. All units have different costs and different resistance to the burning sun and moving speed. But at the moment, all of them have the same magical abilities. They can use a spell for haste, create the illusion of being a human and transform into a bat. Humans in the game are either unarmed, or armed with crucifixes and pistols to defend themselves.
  2. I know people in the industry. I know it is true. To make things easier to understand, there are 3 main types of developers: 1. AAA (expensive as hell) 2. Independent (veterans who have left the AAA) 3. Indie (self taught or schooled, never involved with AAA) (could also be refereed to as 'home brew', as people get confused between 2 & 3) The problem right now, is that indie games is seen as a mixture of 2 & 3. As in, all indie game developers are the same thing. When in reality, it's safe to say that 2 & 1 are actually the same things. Also, when a true indie developer 'makes it', as in sells millions of copies, then there are basically AAA. How else do people define success? It's sad. It seems people are so confused. If you're a reviewer who claims to indie games, it helps to actually research who the actual developers are. Also keep in mind that - these days, companies get away with making fake reviews. They know how to get around loopholes in the law. Final note: 'Industry Standard' is a lie. It is a 'Monopoly' in disguise. Looking at you Adobe. If someone claims to be industry standard, they have an agenda. If everyone believes that 1 software package is the ONLY thing that will suffice, they are liars. If certain software packages are turned into 'a must', to get a simple job, it's a Monopoly. A lie. A farce. Wake up. Stop being pawns to creepy nerds who do not have good intentions. All they want is your money, and a Monopoly over industry. Which true Capitalism, does not, has not, will not ever support. And now we have video game reviewers who constantly rant on about how bad AAA games are, instead of helping the true indies. All I am saying, is give true indies a chance.
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    Hey guys and gals! James here aka Wade D McGinnis. Tonight I bring you the review for The Sexy Brutale. An indie game where you must stop multiple murders from occurring. To help you is the power to restart the day. Think Majora's Mask had a baby with Clue and classic adventure titles. As usual, let me know your thoughts guys and gals!
  4. How about we create an Angry Joe Army clan on Of Kings and Men? I love playing the game the community usually plans events every saturday, wednsday and 1st sunday of the month. The game doesn't have the playerbase it had in the begining but it has been reviving. With love, Fox
  5. Dear Fans of Role Playing Games! No obligations, enjoy and be fair! A demo version of our game, World Slayer, is freely available for Android (primary) and Windows 8-10. (a bit later, Mac, Lunix, and even iOS as well). Link to demo: https://world-slayer.com/demo IndieGoGo: launch later today, 28th February 2017 For news and updates, please connect with us via Twitter https://youtu.be/PmkUIb7dj5A Youtube Trailer; FaceBook Page Here is a Short Description of the game (full Pitch): A mobile RPG. Obviously, we target mobile platforms, but what we mean by mobile has a broader sense - a game you can play anywhere. In many modern mobile RPGs, the role playing practically stops after you’ve dressed and geared up your characters. The curse of free2play! We and many fans of old-school RPGs find it very disappointing that mobile platforms are not used to their full potential. Mobile platforms are always with you by definition. This is why our mission is to restore the essence of the RPG-genre by carefully bringing actual role playing experience to mobile platforms. here are many legendary RPG series from Europe, US, and Japan that inspired us. Just to name a few, those are Dragon Age, Planescape Torment, Witcher, Persona, Suikoden, Grandia, Final Fantasy and many many others! Our game is devised to have a higher degree of non-linearity. We want to give players a living sandbox-like world with multiple possible storylines, so that they can be either a hero, who will save the World, or a villain, who is going to destroy it. In World Slayer, players will be able to build relations with other characters, craft weapons, and even gather their own army. Wherever you go and whenever you feel like playing, the game will give you chills and emotions from actual role-playing like in the real RPGs. Appreciate all the feedback and be glad to answer your questions! Some screenshots! Tags: IndieGoGo, WorldSlayer, Mobile, PRG, Indie, Turn-Based, Singleplayer, Fantasy, Anime, Adventure, Story Rich, Party-Based RPG, 3D, Choices Matter, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, SteamPunk, Modern, Nonlinear
  6. Hey guys and gals! James here aka Wade D McGinnis and today I give you the review to the PC release of Steamworld Heist. This is a turn-based 2D steampunk space strategy game. Where the player has control over their shots and hats are the height of your power. Check out the review and let me know your thoughts on it!
  7. Discovered this game on steam when I was bored. My best friend and I couldnt decide what to play, so we looked for some trashy coop game to record and upload to our channel. This game gave us lot of "WTF´s" and "LOL!!!!" and it comes at a cost of 0.99€ (dont know the dollarprice). If you like trashy fast paced arcade shooters to cheer and laugh about, this is your game. It´s one of theese "so bad that its allready good again" games. Try it out, play it coop and have fun. According to the price I´d guess its a 10/10. Worth every cent!
  8. Hey guys and gals James here aka Wade D McGinnis! Again I have come to show off another review. Is your pitchfork ready? This time, Hyper Light Drifter. A indie top down kickstarted action game that leans visually and mechanically on older titles like Legend of Zelda. Having challenging and precise combat with a vague story. You are put into a world with a sickness and need to figure out how to find a cure by murdering the local bosses. Check the review and let me know your thoughts!
  9. Hey guys and gals! James here aka Wade D McGinnis! Surprise more reviews! I feel at this point you may grab your pitchforks given that I seem to spam the forums with reviews. Third one will probably come out tomorrow haha. This is Salt & Sanctuary on Playstation 4! Imagine if the Souls series had a baby with Castlevania. Challenging, fun, deep, and vague as hell. With couch coop from start to finish and a price tag that really should've been higher. Check out the review! Let me know your thoughts.
  10. Might want to keep an eye on this. May have a future in AJSA if it works out. Kickstarter Link
  11. Dear friends, we are searching for Life is Feudal players. My name is Doktar and I absolutely love Life is Feudal and these new Italian servers! Language is Italian, but they are open to anyone who wants to test the quality of these servers! USA players will find an impressive low ping for the best performance. You can find the Official Group on Steam here: http://steamcommunity.com/groups/LIFitalia/ To read news about the servers: http://life-is-feudal.org/server/3134/ Servers have two gameplay modes, a roleplaygame one and an action one (faster and perfect for PvP) After studying the successes and failures of other servers, Server Admins set up specific configurations and goals for the best gaming experience with Life is Feudal! - There are no Community zones- There are no pre-built structures- No help from the Admins that will be "unavailable"- Only one Goal: Just Survival! Please contact me for any questions, but don't forget, ingame you'll be alone xD Have a nice day!
  12. This is my personal, youtube-fodder-game free list of my top 5 indie games of this year. These are games that I enjoyed the most in 2014, but remember, this is my personal opinion. I don't represent anyone but myself in this list. Also, I haven't played that many games this year, so my opinion shouldn't be taken too strongly. All of these games can be found on the Steam Store. Honorable Mentions Lifeless Planet - A solid 3d platformer with nice looking visuals and fun puzzles, but unfortunately very linear. Too bad, since this game would be perfect for exploration. The Vanishing of Ethan Carter - Only played this once at a friend's house, but the gameplay is very fun and the graphics are beautiful. Transistor - Played this a couple times at said friend's house, and is a blast. The art style looks great and the beat-em-up combat is in depth and makes you feel like a badass. 5. Dungeon of the Endless This is a very fun, procedurally generated top down roguelike. The gameplay is great. The combat is classic and fun, but the game is also obviously beautiful. The great art style of detailed pixel graphics with smooth looking animations made it easy for me to play for hours. Definitely pick this one up. 8.7/10 4. Secrets of Raetikon Technically, this early access game was released in 2013, but got its Steam wings in February. I acquired the game with the steam key that eventually came with my humble order about a year ago. The art style is fantastically amazing and so original. The flying mechanics feel great, the puzzles are challenging and although there isn't a combat system, you can ingeniously use the grabbing mechanic and the dangerous environment elements to make the bad birds feel pain. This game is only held back by the occasional location in which your bird gets stuck (not with bugs, SoR is surprisingly bug-free), but that is to be expected in an early access game. Add a level editor with workshop support and you have a must buy. 8.9/10 3. The Talos Principle There really isn't much to be said about this game. It's a puzzle game, not unlike portal, with some cool exploration elements as well. The environments are designed well and it is overall a fun one. If you love puzzle games, this will be a great game to spend your money on. 8.9/10 2. The Deer God This game is just tremendously epic. I previously found Crescent Moon Games hard to take seriously, as they are the makers of the Ravensword games, which are basically Skyrim clones for mobile devices, but this game is just fantastic. You are a hunter who has been reincarnated into a deer because of karma. You start out as a faun, but as you grow, you hump lady deer, get into fierce battles with predatory wildlife and gain magical powers. The mechanics are solid, the platforming is great, the exploration is encouraging, and the art style is beautiful. When you start shooting fire out of your antlers, you know you've won life. 9.3/10 1. Eidolon HOLY FUCK THIS IS THE BEST GAME I HAVE EVER PLAYED IN MY ENTIRE LIFE.You are a nomad in post-apocalyptic Western Washington, but thankfully there are no generic zombies to make this game suck. The place has just simply been reclaimed by nature. There are some basic survival mechanics, but they are basic as to not distract you from the real three reasons to buy this game: the visuals, the exploration and the writing. The game is absolutely beautiful. It's probably the best-looking game I've ever played. Ice Water Games took one of the most beautiful regions in the world and somehow made it even more appealing. I wish I lived there. Oh yeah, I do. Suckers! The game is also HUGE. I haven't legitimately measured it, but my estimate puts it a little bigger than GTA V, which was 49 sq. miles. Skyrim was 16. And every single inch of it is screenshot-worthy. I'm not kidding. There are also tons of lost documents to find from about 40-50 intertwining storylines. And I won't give any spoilers, but shit gets really crazy once you piece together the storylines to get the grand plot of what happened to Western Washington. So, in short, the mathematical formula for this game is basically a stripped down version of Rust + Proteus + (Gone Home x 40). Eidolon is mainly a walking simulator game, so it's not for everyone. If you are twelve years old or less, have ADD (actually, on second though an ADD person might like this game) or if you are addicted to fast-paced games, you may not enjoy this game as much. But, Eidolon is a masterpiece of both visual and literacy arts. If you like video games, you owe it to yourself to buy this game at its cheap price of $15. Eidolon is the best game I have ever played in my entire life, and if you don't own it already, your new priority in life is to buy it. 9.8/10 So that's it. I will be making a more in-depth video version of this list soon. TL;DR Honorable Mentions - Lifeless Planet, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, Transistor 5. Dungeon of the Endless, 8.7/10 4. Secrets of Raetikon, 8.9/10 3. The Talos Principle, 8.9/10 2. The Deer God, 9.3/10 1. Eidolon, 9.8/10 (best game I have ever played)
  13. Last year, I did a Top 5 of the Best Nintendo Games of 2013. Now that 2014 is behind us, it’s time we take it up a notch. Since Angry Joe already did a Top 10 Best Games of 2014 based on his experiences, here’s mine and it involves Nintendo. These are the Top 10 Best Nintendo Games of 2014. There’s only one rule here and it’s one game per franchise. Not only that but it can also involve games released on the eShop too. I figure it would be best because well, there are so many games released by Nintendo this year that it’s insane. I really mean that. I’ve played a lot of them. 2014 was Nintendo’s year, hands down. Some were good and others were not so let’s get this show on the road. 10) Azure Striker Gunvolt – Nintendo 3DS We start off the list with a game that has a Mega Man X vibe. It feels like a Mega Man X game but it isn’t. Why? Simple. The gameplay. Sure you can jump, shoot and dash but when you shoot enemies, you tag them and you need to use Gunvolt’s ability to blast them with electricity. Not only is it useful against enemies but it also has other effects such as slowing down your descent, solving puzzles, etc. The story is a bit engaging unfortunately the overseas version took out most of what made it great such as the dialogue and story. It’s a shame really because if they didn’t do that, this would have been more rewarding. But regardless you do get a good game that won’t disappoint. At only $15, you can’t go wrong. The replay value for it is high as you can go back to some levels and try getting a high score. They can net you items, which can help you customize Gunvolt however you like. He also has special skills that can turn the tide of battle. Is it safe to say that it’s similar to the X series? I think that’s the gist of it. But regardless, this game is fun and can really keep you busy for a little while. Rating: 8 out of 10 9) Shantae & The Pirate’s Curse – Nintendo 3DS/Wii U It’s sad that some franchises don’t get much appreciation nowadays. Shantae is a prime example of that and I have to say that it is very good. The latest game of the series takes place after Risky’s Revenge. Now full human, Shantae has to deal with a new evil, the Pirate Master. Risky approaches Shantae and asks for her help in defeating him before he brings despair to all of Sequin Land and its inhabitants. Knowing the risks despite not having genie powers, Shantae teams up with Risky to stop him. This game is ridiculously fun. The gameplay is good and WayForward did a great job making each island seem unique. Of course they decide to take a Metroidvania style route giving players the incentive to look high and low for hidden areas and secrets. Not that it's a bad thing mind you but it just adds more to an otherwise great game. Replay value is very high and its great for people that love to speed run too. You do get rewarded with sweet stuff that makes you want to go at it one more time. For $20, how can you say no? With Half-Genie Hero in development, I know that Shantae has a bright future ahead for sure. Rating: 9 out of 10 8) Mario Kart 8 – Nintendo Wii U What is there to say about Mario Kart? It’s one of Nintendo’s many franchises and it has been around for more than two decades. Now we reach the 8th game and boy did they really deliver. The gameplay is the same as previous games but they also added new features such as Zero Gravity and new items such as the Super Horn, a counter to the threatening Blue Shell, the Boomerang Flower that gives you 3 uses and the Piranha Plant that provides boost while chomping on other opposition. You can’t forget the courses. We get new ones along with some familiar that get the HD treatment. Not only do you have 4-player offline but online with up to 12 players. It’s insane, chaotic and all good fun. You’re probably wondering why this game is so low on the list. The answer’s simple. There are some flaws. For starters, the online battle mode. It’s completely bad and they butchered it severely with some tracks used as battle areas. It ain’t that interesting. Also the online can be problematic because one minute you’re playing a game & the next, you get kicked out. It sucks but a fault that I see it as an inconvenience. Fortunately the game is still fun to play. Oh and there’s a lot of replay value with multiple difficulties and there’s even DLC. I’m not talking about what you normally see with some games. This is DLC done right and it provides you a lot of bonuses and with the release of the Amiibos, they add even more to the game that is worth your purchase. I highly recommend it. Rating: 8 out of 10 7) Shovel Knight – Nintendo 3DS/Wii U and PC (Soon PS4) 2014 should just be referred to as the Year of the Indies. Yacht Club Games should be praised, no, they should be honored for making an amazing indie game. But you’re wondering why I’m adding this on the list cause its no longer console exclusive? Simple. It’s that fun. I love Shovel Knight. It is a love letter to 8-bit games while providing something new, something crisp and something different. There are so many things I like about the game that trying to explain it in this list won’t do it justice. At only $15, it’s a steal. You play as Shovel Knight as you venture through various locations, defeating the forces and minions of the Evil Enchantress. Along the way you acquire items and upgrades that can help give him many advantages. The graphics are nostalgic and the music is simply addicting. I can’t say it enough. Trust me. There’s replay value in this game and I can always boot it up and play it any day. Although it’s on the list, I do want to say that with the announcement of the game going to the PS4, it isn’t going to be Nintendo exclusive. But will it hinder you from enjoying a great experience? Absolutely not! It’s a must buy and I can’t even say it enough. What are you waiting for? GET IT NOW! Rating: 9 out of 10 6) Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Nintendo Wii U Retro Studios has always delivered when it comes to Nintendo games such as the Metroid Prime trilogy and their Donkey Kong Country Returns series. Their first game was great but hard at the same time. Hell it even got a port on the 3DS. Sure it added some new stuff like New Mode and several helpful items but it’s still tough and will provide you a challenge. Then there was a sequel… and it took everyone by surprise and I love it. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze centers on the Kong family trying to save their home from the Snowmad tribe who claim the island for their own. Now they must trek through six islands all while battling many minions, as they must reach DK Island to send the Snowmad tribe packing. The gameplay is still the same as the last but you have two new characters that join you: Dixie Kong who can help you reach higher places and Cranky Kong whose cane can help you bypass dangerous obstacles. The graphics are beautiful to look at, the music for each island provides variety and the challenge is just as high as the last game. Only difference is that it isn’t giving you an easy way out. It really isn’t. You really got to buckle down and give it your all because there is no mercy. When you mess up like falling into a bottomless pit, it’s your fault. Sure there are six worlds but they make up for it with sections that push your skills to the test. There are also secrets and they require you to look high and low. The result is worth it. I mean it. It is a must buy game that provides challenge and a whole lot of satisfaction. Think you can try your luck getting 200% in the game? Good luck. You’ll need it. Rating: 9 out of 10 5) Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Nintendo 3DS What do you get when you take an archaeologist that loves to solve puzzles and a defense attorney that always finds a way to get their clients’ innocence? You get this game. Layton vs. Ace Attorney is a crossover game that takes both franchises and put them together to have an epic adventure. It centers on the world of Labyrinthia as Layton, Wright and their allies try to discover the secret behind the town. The game takes elements from both games and uses them real well. You have your puzzle solving as well as investigation but the big thing are the trials. Since it centers on witch trials, you’ll have to rely on your wits and finding if the witnesses are hiding anything. Traditional Ace Attorney at its finest although some bits will give you a hard time. If I had any complaints with the game, it’s that the game is more Layton than Ace Attorney. Sure I don’t mind it but it wouldn’t hurt to have a balance. But regardless of this, the game is really fun and the added content is a delight. Take it from me. I played the whole game from start to finish and it was a blast. Rating: 8 out of 10 4) Bravely Default – Nintendo 3DS RPGs and handhelds work hand in hand and that’s a fact. Nintendo’s handhelds have had a fair share of successful role-playing games that will make you spend hours playing. But then comes a game called Bravely Default and it is by far one of the best RPG games around. I am not kidding. It centers on four protagonists: Tiz, Agnes, Edea and Ringabel as they must bring light to four crystals in the world of Luxendarc unaware that their actions may bring about the end of all reality. The game is a successor to Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light, having a battle system focusing on the job system from previous Final Fantasy games. One of the main draws is like its name implies. You can either Default and not attack to stock BP or go Brave and attack. But stuff like that come with a price so how you use it is crucial. As for the job system, its similar to Final Fantasy V but has more customization providing a whole lot of possibilities. Trying to explain everything about the game will take forever. So many things I like about the game, it’s crazy. And with the sequel coming this year, the excitement for it has never been this high. I recommend this game if you are a fan of RPG games. You’ll like it. Rating: 9 out of 10 All right… now before I reveal the top 3, I do want to say that this is the most difficult I’ve ever planned. Why? Because these three games are really good and I’ve spent a lot of time with them. I don’t know if this will do anyone justice but remember that it’s my list. You guys are welcome to disagree with me so let’s do it! 3) Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire – Nintendo 3DS You guys wondering why the heck it’s at #3 instead of any higher right? I did enjoy this game and I know many of you will have it at either #2 or #1. But anyway, the hype for this went through the roof. The instant it was first announced, people went nuts. When the game arrived, it delivered. Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are remakes but they are excellent remakes. I love the remakes a lot and they blow Pokemon X & Y out of the water. The game can be easy or hard depending on how you play. Not only that but the post-game provides a lot of extra content and it gives you a huge incentive to complete the Pokedex and give it your all against other trainers. Did I forget to mention Episode Delta? Yeah, that’s included too and it really adds more to the game. What can I say? It’s an amazing remake and I love it a lot! I don’t have any complaints but it was really hard deciding what to choose for the top 3. Either way, you’ll like it. Trust me. Rating: 9 out of 10 Now comes the next one and like I said, very difficult decision to make but I hope that you guys will like it. 2) Bayonetta 2 – Nintendo Wii U What is there to say about Bayonetta 2 that hasn’t already been said? It is one of the best Wii U games to date. Sure there was controversy in regards to its exclusivity but when you think about it, it makes a lot of sense. If it weren’t for Nintendo, we wouldn’t get Bayonetta 2. Speaking of which, I love everything about this game. It takes everything that the first game had and makes it ten times better. The graphics are amazing, the gameplay is top-notch, and the music is simply addicting and catchy. Moon River Climax Mix and Tomorrow is Mine are music you will love to listen to. Believe me, I know. Oh yeah, speaking of gameplay, the Witch Time is a system you’ll love to use. Not only does it make battles intense but it also gives you an advantage if you want to deliver the beating. Umbran Climax is also entertaining as like Devil Trigger, you get major enhancements. There’s also replay value up the butt with multiple difficulties, online co-op, additional costumes and even the first original Bayonetta. People who got it via physical copy can get the original Bayonetta for free. It’s a steal I mean it. It is one of the best games ever and it makes me wish that it got Game of the Year status instead of Dragon Age Inquisition. If you have a Wii U but not this game, get it… NOW! You will NOT regret it. Rating: 10 out of 10 LEGENDARY And now comes the moment you’re waiting for… 1) Super Smash Bros. 4 – Nintendo 3DS and Wii U This here is obviously a no-brainer why my top game of this year is. But why am I including both 3DS and Wii U versions on it when its one game per franchise. Even though both are the same game, they each provide something that the other doesn’t. Both games do provide you great online play, character customization and over 50 characters to choose from. That’s where the similarities end. But like I said, both games each provide something different. For the 3DS version, it’s Smash Bros. on the go and I love it! Smash Run is exclusive to it and it is a lot of fun. Not only that but for a game like this on the handheld, it’s well done. The only complaint is that for multiplayer, everyone should have their own 3DS. A minor nitpick but what can you do. The Wii U version though… it blows the 3DS version out of the water in terms of graphics, features and everything. There’s so much content here that its crazy. The best part about it is you can have up to 8-player Smash. That’s just INSANE! But when you have a group of friends together for it, it’s all the more rewarding. Smash Wii U also has online and it’s very good. I should also mention about Smash Tour. It’s like Mario Party but it doesn’t seem as good. I don’t know why although it does have some good single-player modes like Event matches. Oh and you can do co-op in both Classic and All-Star mode. That is really awesome. You know, I’m beating a dead horse here on this so let me just sum it up. Super Smash Bros. for both 3DS and Wii U is my top pick as Nintendo Game of 2014. Whether it’s on the go on a handheld or with friends near a Wii U, you will have a hell of a good time. It’s the must buy to anyone who owns a 3DS or Wii U. I mean it. Without a doubt! Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U is my pick for Best Nintendo Game of 2014! Rating: 10 out of 10 LEGENDARY There you go. These are my Top 10 Best Nintendo Games of 2014. If you have any that you feel should be on the list, let me know.
  14. The guys over at Wales Interactive were kind enough to send along an Early Access copy of Soul Axiom, so I wanted to go over my initial thoughts on the first half hour or so of the game. I plan to play through much more of the title when I have the time for more concrete information. Soul Axiom is an adventure puzzle game with various mechanics used to manipulate the environment in order to progress throughout the game. The mechanics involve using powers which allow you to create or remove certain objects in the game such as walls, crystals, ramps, etc. The game is generally a linear experience with a focus on mystery in the story. You can view the trailer here. Let's go over some pros and cons in the first chunk of gameplay. Pros: Story is intriguing. While the first few levels are very mysterious, the end of the tutorial reveals a very interesting narrative that makes me want to discover more about the world. Gameplay is familiar but different. If you have played first person puzzle games you will be very at home here. It reminds me of Portal in how the puzzles work along with the character's powers.The two abilities you initially control work in tangent with each other to progress you through the game. Your right hand will create objects in certain places, while your left hand destroys them. Puzzles were decently challenging, but never frustrating. This is of course subjective depending on how good you are at solving them in the first place. The setting is very pleasing to the eye. Lots of soft neon glows from technology beside darker environments make an eerie atmosphere that keeps your mind alert, yet is somehow calm and non-threatening. The lighting effects are great. They help to hide some of the graphical issues and low texture quality. The art style does a good job of smoothing textures so they don't show as being low budget. Many games attempt this but I believe Soul Axiom pulls it off very well. Cons: Placement of some objects looks odd or clips through the environment. This is particularly evident with certain ramps that sink in to the ground. Frame-rate is currently inconsistent. My frames would be all over the place from 75 all the way down to 29 in some areas, even looking around would see changes. Considering the game is not extremely taxing on the graphics end and levels are broken apart with almost no AI involved, this should not be the case. The center reticle is ugly. Normally this would be nitpicking, but it's currently a large box with jagged lines in the center of the screen, takes away from immersion and sometimes obstructs. Only a master volume slider. What if I want to play my own music without turning off all the sound? I get that this is the type of game where music and other sounds add to the experience, but it should be an option nonetheless. Those are my thoughts on the first 45 minutes or so of the game. This should definitely be taken with a grain of salt as it's only the beginning. Currently you can purchase Soul Axiom for roughly $19.99 on Steam or your regional equivalent. The game is currently in the Early Access program so I would advise against purchasing unless you plan on giving feedback to the developer. If you would like to see the first chunk of gameplay, you can view my live impressions here. Let me know if you've got any questions or comments, i'll do my best to answer everything. You can also contact the developer on Twitter @WalesInter.
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  16. So a teaser has just been announced for interstellar marines Teasing us about the coop that is gonna be in the game. Now the question is what we are gonna be against And my theory is Landsharks You may be confused Here is a teaser although older than the coop teaser it is confirmed that the landsharks are gonna be in the game. It is not confirmed yet if they are in the first coop update, but they will be in the game You can sign up at their website http://www.interstellarmarines.com/ And if you want you can buy the game on steam although still in early access but with somewhat frequent updates. http://store.steampowered.com/app/236370/ Oh and they are an indie developer team from Denmark (because GO Denmark ) And as they say:FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME
  17. Now the reviews themselves are too big to be written down here and contain too much hypertext, picture content etc so I will just link them to where I've posted them. Once again, they are really big so I suggest you grab a drink or two before you get down to reading them. Unturned Review: http://www.pixelgab.com/2014/08/plagiarism-or-genius-the-tale-of-unturned/ Firefall Review: http://www.pixelgab.com/2014/08/an-apocalypse-gone-wrong-a-firefall-review/
  18. Hey AJSA, I once watched a video which featured an indie game that I was really interested in. Unfortunately, I forgot the name of it and I'm hoping to find someone here that knows it by chance. From what I remember, the game was about writing a description of the barren land that your character travels to. The game was said to be focused on writing and articulation to convey what you saw on your screen. And I've also been told that other players would be able to read what you wrote. Really, that's all I remember. I figure this is a pretty unique concept so I can't imagine too much confusion from other games I've always loved to write, so this game really poked at me for a while. I want to know the name so I can try to keep up with it. Hell, for all I know this game has already been released, but I doubt it. Thanks for your help guys!
  19. I thought it would be cool to start a thread about indie games. What are some indie games you like? I'll list a few I've played: Spelunky: One of my all time favorite games. You have one life and you go through the games randomly generated caves. It's full of secrets and as you play you understand how to get through obstacles and develop your own strategies for getting through the game. Also has co op. Journey: An abstract sort of 3d platforming game. Beautiful graphics. It is short and can be beaten in under two hours. There are some parts of it that are very fun though, like surfing through sand dunes and flying. It is meant to have deep meaning and could be interpreted different ways I think. I personally think it symbolizes a journey through life and death and rebirth. Cloudberry kingdom: A platformer where you try to reach the other end of the stage. There are many mechanics mixed in like rolling on a wheel, jet packs, being huge or small, etc. This game has a way of making you "get in the zone" and feel like a total badass getting through the levels. Playing it co op can be alot of fun too. It draws from alot of basic assets to make the levels, but the levels often make you have to think and figure out where and when you have to time your jumps. Some levels look impossible but are simpler than they look. It has a story and cutscenes but they are laughably bad and make no sense. Trine: A fairy tale book styled sort of physics platformer. You switch between three character (thief, wizard, knight) to use their abilities to get through levels. Has co op. Found ourselves getting really mad at each other in co op though. One problem I have with this game is there is barely any enemy variety. Mostly all you fight is skeletons, occasionally spiders or bats. And there are recycled bosses. Trine 2 fixes that I think so maybe go with that one if you are interested. Steamworld dig: A sort of platformer where you are a robot who mines stuff. You go into mines and you find new abilities that allow you to enter new areas, collect ore to sell to get better gear and upgrade. You mine stuff alot. And return to town often as health and light runs outs. It's alright. Hotline miami: An over head view shooter with old school style graphics. It is hyper violent and the colors and the style of it with the music make it trippy and surreal. It's sort of based on game mechanics of some flash games I played ages ago. It's about some guy going crazy and murdering tons or people. Any of you guys play these games? What did you think of them?
  20. I give my opinions of indie games in my latest video. Sorry for the start the actual rant in about 50 seconds in the video
  21. When it comes to co-operative airship management games (a genre which granted doesn't have many options), this is easily the best. With a nice variety of ships and weaponry as well as a community that is still going strong and the strong possibility of further developments by Muse, I believe that this would make an excellent addition to the Angry Army's arsenal. After all, an army can't do much worse than float into battle guns blazing on an airship. If you're still not convinced, check out the TGS Battle Royale starring our very own commander in chief; Angry Joe. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxEy4hSyr54 Pros: Wide selection of ships and weaponry to choose from.Still being strongly supported by the developer who also like to jump into games with the community.Fun gun-play and a strong emphasis on co-operation. Class system means that there is a role for everybody.Gets even better with friends playing together via team-speak. Cons: Not the easiest game to get into if you're new (especially when steering the ship).Matches can take a while to get underway.
  22. So recently i discovered an interesting animated comic adventure game It is set in the first world war and follows a set of different protagonists. so what do you think about this game ?
  23. Honestly I'm getting kinda tired of all these survival-zombie-building type games that are out now. Let's see, we have Minecraft, Starbound, Rust, DayZ and those are just the ones I know. I'm also a bit tired of the retro 16bit, 8bit style games that are all over the internet, especially steam. I play Minecraft, but that's just for the creative and building stuff with my friends, I don't play survival much anymore. The thing that bothers me is when I see someone on the internet go "on I only play indie games because everything else is just copy-and-paste" or something like that; and a lot of indie games are like that. Now don't get me wrong, I still like a lot of indie games and I don't want to start a flame war but it seems like a lot of these types of games are drowning the market.
  24. Hey guys. I was wondering whether a game jam on this site would be possible, perhaps in the forums. If you don't know, a game jam is where game developers (usually indies) are given a set amount of time to make a game around a certain theme. I think it'd be cool for Angry Joe to pick a theme, then in a forum topic or something devs could post their games. This is just a rough idea, and since I'm only a fan of AJ I, personally, wouldn't have the ability to pull it off. I think it's a cool idea though and was wondering whether or not anyone who visits here regularly would like it too. Let me know what you think.
  25. We all need to get behind this awesome Indie game. Sure it is just a standalone version of the old Source mod, but it works splendidly! Who else here would like to see the Army get behind it?