RYB Review

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Available on: iOS

The App Store is inundated with minimalist puzzle games. They’re one of those things that you use the tired phrase “why, if I had a dollar for every time I saw one, I’d have a lot more dollars than I do now” about them, or some variation thereof. Given just how many options there are in the genre, minimalist puzzle games really need to be spectacular to stand out from the crowd. RYB does this with ease.

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Flat Kingdom Review

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Available on: PC, Mac

If someone came up to you and said, “Alright, I have an idea for a game. It’s rock, paper, scissors, but in the form of a 2D platformer,” you might not be convinced to throw all of your money at them. After playing the demo at PAX East and then the full version afterwards, I can confirm that Flat Kingdom is a stellar idea for a game, and you totally should throw your money at that hypothetical person. Read More

PAX South: Gurgamoth Review

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Were you seeking a two- to four-player party game where you battle your friends for the honor of awakening the eldritch god Gurgamoth with your own sacrifice? Well, you should be, because it’s one of those games that makes you say “just one more round,” over and over until it’s way past when you should’ve gone to bed, and everyone glares at you as if they are prepared to sacrifice you to the glory of Gurgamoth for a few more precious hours of sleep. Or they would, if they weren’t having an amazing time playing the game, too.

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Go To Bed

Gaming With the Moms #30: I Know From Nuns (with Leonard Kenyon)

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Nicole, Linda, and Simone are joined by indie-game artist and composer—and author—Leonard Kenyon. As usual we run down the gaming news. Then we talk to Leonard about his projects, including a cool new indie game called Go to Bed: Survive the Night he made with his brother John and his friend, Pixelkin contributor Nathan Meunier (Touchfight Games). We also talk about what we played this week. Thanks, listeners, we love you! Please send in questions!
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