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Her Story

Her Story is a recent indie game from Sam Barlow (Silent Hill: Shattered Memories) that weaves together an incredible story with video clips. It’s an interesting work of interactive fiction, and definitely accessible to all gamers regardless of their skill levels. In fact, if you can type search terms into Google, you can play this game. The conceit behind the game is that you are some sort of journalist or investigator following up on an old case from the mid-nineties.…

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Sneaky Sneaky Review

Full Disclosure: I was given a copy of the game by the developer for review purposes, however, all opinions expressed are my own. While it might be true that there are no new game genres left to invent, the proper mashing of genres can have truly magnificent results. Such is the case with stealth dungeon crawler Sneaky Sneaky, a marvelous little gem I discovered at this year’s Seattle Indies Expo when I was in town for PAX Prime. The premise…

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The Counting Kingdom Review

Full Disclosure: I was given a copy of the game for review purposes. All opinions expressed are my own. You can learn more about my disclosure policy here. The Counting Kingdom is the first game from educational startup Little Worlds Interactive, founded by recent Dames Who Make Games interviewee Jenna H. Aimed at kids 6 – 8, The Counting Kingdom is best described as a math based tower defense game with colourful characters and settings. Players take on the roll…

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Social Justice Warrior Review

So, some of you might remember this list of so called “Social Justice Warriors” that called out video game journalist that advocate for social change. I think. To be honest, I’m not really sure what specifically the beef with these people was, other than someone wanted a nice label to discredit people with an opposing viewpoint. This list and the label was trotted out again during the online shit-show that is/was #GamerGate, which is where I first heard about it.…

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So Many Me Review

So Many Me was released on Steam and Ouya last month. The developers were kind enough to furnish me with a Steam key so I could review it for you, so I’m going to do my best to do that for you now. Despite the game’s rather cutesy aesthetic, So Many Me can be quite challenging, and I have yet to get further than the first world. However, this is most likely due to a combination of my utter lack…

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