Tagged:  puzzle

By Josh Robinson, July 21, 2014 0 Video Game Review

Since falling in love with indie developer Playdead’s Xbox Live Arcade hit, Limbo, back in 2010, I’ve been longing for another game in its likeness to fill the void. Has Nowhere Studios heard my call? Is Monochroma that game? Well, not… Read More »

By Nick Simberg, August 19, 2013 0 Video Game Review

When I first played Ibb & Obb a few months ago at E3, I was charmed. It’s this side-scrolling platform game with a little green guy and a little pink guy (slightly taller) and two gimmicks. One: you control each… Read More »

By Nick Simberg, July 14, 2013 0 Video Game Review

Xbox LIVE Arcade was once the premier place for little indie games with big ideas to flourish. Limbo. Braid. Trials HD. Super Meat Boy. Now, Microsoft’s fragmentation of its own online marketplace in the wake of numerous dashboard updates –… Read More »

By Dan Crabtree, April 29, 2013 0 Video Game Review

I am not the main character in Papo & Yo, and neither are you. Vander is. Before Papo & Yo (translated to the nicknamed “Papo and I”), I knew video games were player-centric. In every other game’s given galaxy (excepting… Read More »

By Aled Morgan, April 8, 2013 0 Video Game Review

Friendship is demonstrated in several ways. Friendship can be buying a drink for someone because they’ve had a crappy day. Often for me friendship will be sitting down to play some co-op on that new game that just came out…. Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, March 1, 2013 0 Columns

Gamers hear the term “indie” quite frequently nowadays. With the advent of digital delivery and self-publication services such as XBLA, PSN, Steam, and other similar networks, independent developers have begun to work their way into the spotlight, the lion’s share… Read More »

By Anthony LaBella, February 20, 2013 0 GN

During Sony’s PlayStation 4 reveal earlier today, the company stressed the importance of smaller developers and independent games. This acted as a preface to one of the event’s bigger surprises: the appearance of The Witness. The Witness is the latest… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, January 27, 2013 0 Video Game Review

A knight, a hillbilly, a scientist, a monk, an adventurer, a time traveler, and a pair of twin children walk into a talking cave… This isn’t the beginning of a bad joke, but a fine dark comedy adventure created by… Read More »

By Aled Morgan, December 13, 2012 0 Video Game Review

Puzzles and platforms hark back to the glory days of gaming, when Mario and Sonic were the order of the day. Or was that just nostalgia? Regardless, they were big, mean worlds bursting with pitfalls, traps, and conundrums, but these… Read More »

By Anthony LaBella, December 3, 2012 0 GN

The debate on video games as art continues, but the Museum of Modern Art’s recent decision to include video games in its collection may help one side of the argument. MoMA has selected 14 video games in its initial collection… Read More »