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Year Walk

Review: Year Walk

When I first downloaded Year Walk, I did not know it was a horror game. Full disclosure: I am not a horror game kind of person. While I am perhaps...Read More

Slice Fractions

Review: Slice Fractions

A mammoth wearing silly hats? A giant volcano that looks like a cat? You might not even notice you’re practicing your math skills. Slice Fractions, a new mobile game by...Read More

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Review: Bravely Default

When game developer Square Enix announced a brand new property called Bravely Default for the Nintendo 3DS, it seemed to be very similar to the well-established Final Fantasy series. The...Read More

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Review: Octodad: Dadliest Catch

I never thought I would spend my Friday night as an octopus pretending to be a human, but a few weeks ago that’s exactly what I did. In Octodad: Dadliest...Read More

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Machine Cares: Exploring Life’s Complexities

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on UW Bothell’s student-run media blog, The Next. Machine Cares is a wonderful choice for teens—or for parents who are interested in a strong...Read More

Broken Age

Review: Broken Age Act 1

Double Fine’s Broken Age is an adventure game. Imagine playing a fantasy novel; L. Frank Baum or Diana Wynne Jones come to mind. The story guides you through spaceships, time travel,...Read More

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Review: Ittle Dew

Last week I had the pleasure of playing through the indie puzzler Ittle Dew by Ludosity. As a longtime Legend of Zelda fan, I won’t deny that I was initially...Read More

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Review: Tearaway: Scrappy Charm

At this year’s PAX, I played a short game demo that stole my heart. Now, three months later, I’ve finally been able to play Media Molecule’s Tearaway. Somehow, after so...Read More