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Godfire: Rise of Prometheus Hands-On Preview — Pax East 2014

Godfire: Rise of Prometheus Hands-On Preview — Pax East 2014

I didn’t know what to expect when I sat down with Godfire: Rise of Prometheus. Now, I can give you the five-word pitch: God of War on iPad. That may sound good, but from hands-on time, I can tell you it needs a bit of work before it hits God ...

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The Blackwell Epiphany Preview — Pax East 2014

The Blackwell Epiphany Preview — Pax East 2014

I’m a fan of point-and-click games, especially those from Wadjet Eye Games. After playing through Gemini Rue, I was eager to check out The Blackwell Epiphany at PAX, so I sat down with Dave Gilbert, the same man who showed me Gemini Rue a year prior. The Blackwell Epiphany‘s hook ...

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GlomTom Prepares for Kickstarter (with a Contest!)

GlomTom Prepares for Kickstarter (with a Contest!)

Friend of the site Cliff Chambliss (a.k.a. @8BitBass) is aiming to change the way you game. Nepotism aside, his product is a genius idea. See, Cliff used to hold his sleeping children in his hands during late-night gaming sessions, but he knew there was a better way to do it. ...

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Dragon Fin Soup Hands-On Preview — Pax East 2014

Dragon Fin Soup Hands-On Preview — Pax East 2014

Developer Grimm Bros’ Dragon Fin Soup Kickstarter was a massive success, and for good reason: this game is combining rogue-like and RPG elements with Grimm fairy tales for great results. I sat down with the team to check it out this weekend, and my time was certainly not wasted. Dragon ...

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Tetropolis Hands-On Preview — Pax East 2014

Tetropolis Hands-On Preview — Pax East 2014

I’m just gonna throw this out there: Tetropolis is my game of show for PAX East 2014. This was the most inspired, crafty title I played, and it still stands out as I type this. You play as a tetrimino, a single right-angle Tetris piece escaping a factory where unused ...

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Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Video Interview — Pax East 2014

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Video Interview — Pax East 2014

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number is the followup to the artsy, gritty, violent experience that is Hotline Miami. We got some time to check it out at PAX East 2014, and we spoke to Nigel Laury of Devolver Digital about it. Check it out! Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number 2 ...

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Front Towards Gamer’s Pre-Pax Palooza!

Front Towards Gamer’s Pre-Pax Palooza!

Here’s the thing about PAX (and really any convention) — if you’re there, regardless of press access — you’re going to get tired. The night before everything kicks off, you’re at your highest moment of energy and excitement. And that’s when we decided to shoot a pre-PAX video and gab ...

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Marvel Puzzle Quest: Dark Reign; You Should Play It — Pax East 2014

Marvel Puzzle Quest: Dark Reign; You Should Play It — Pax East 2014

Puzzle Quest was a sensation at its launch; a match-three tile game coupled with RPG elements was something fresh. Cut to September 2013, and developer Demiurge released Marvel Puzzle Quest: Dark Reign. The same match-three gameplay had been upgraded and stylized to convey the Marvel universe, specifically the Dark Reign ...

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GameCrate Launches with Subjectivity and a Shopping Cart – Pax East 2014

GameCrate Launches with Subjectivity and a Shopping Cart – Pax East 2014

It’s a tough thing to launch a video game website today. Actually, scratch that. It’s tough to launch a commercially viable, unique gaming website. But that’s exactly what Newegg is doing with GameCrate. The website launched just a week ago, but the go-to hardware website behind it is committed to ...

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The Evil Within Preview — Pax East 2014

The Evil Within Preview — Pax East 2014

The Evil Within is the latest project from Shinji Mikami, the mastermind behind the behemoth Resident Evil franchise. It’s part survival horror, part action, and part trippy mind-scape. We sat down for a hands-off presentation of the game, and this is what we saw. We opened with our hero Sebastian ...

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