Best Food-Related Games of PAX East 2016

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Anyone who’s attended a PAX (or any other large convention, for that matter) knows that food consumption can take a back seat to wandering the expo hall checking out awesome games and standing in three hour lines. Imagine my delight when, in an energy bar and coffee fueled delirium, I discovered not one, not three, but four different food-themed indie games among the aisles at PAX East 2016. Not only was I drawn to them by the gnawing in my stomach, but also by my strong affinity for food that is not actually food. The latter I carry with me at all times, regardless of my current status as “starved beast” or “not starved and slightly less beastly.” In addition to being about food, I thought each of these games brought something interesting to the table.

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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

5 Amazing Co-op Games to Play When You Want to Get Mad at Your Friends

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One of the many amazing things about games is how they can bring people together. Working together to overcome challenges gives you a warm fuzzy feeling, and makes you believe in the power of friendship and love.

On the other hand, nothing is more hilarious than games that force you to work together while simultaneously providing opportunities for your co-op partner(s) to throw 50 monkey wrenches into the works. Read More

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Unravel Review: Beautifully Vague

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Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
We played on: PlayStation 4

Unravel, by Coldwood Interactive, is an adorable puzzle-platformer starring Yarny, a small creature made of red yarn. Yarny must traverse the wilds of northern Scandinavia to collect small mementos. Along the way, Yarny encounters perils like angry crows, harsh weather, and dangerous machinery. Read More

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Tinertia Will Make You Suffer, If That’s What You’re Into

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When the makers of Tinertia tell you to expect hardcore platforming, they’re really not lying.

In Tinertia you play as a tiny, kind of janky robot named Weldon, who is having some troubles. He’s crash-landed on a very dangerous planet, and he needs to rocket-boost his way to the surface and get home. Notice I say rocket-boost, not jump, because this is a platforming game without jumping. Read More