Witness 'The World's Premiere Barbecue Defense Simulator'

Part tower defense game, part Tetris, Go Home Dinosaurs is many things. Educational, it is not, despite it's depiction of the extinction of dinosaurs. » 4/11/12 10:40am 4/11/12 10:40am

Tetris Plus Tower Defense Yet Again, But Better This Time.

In game designer Eitan Glinert's mind peanut butter must be tower defense and jelly must be Tetris, because for the second game in a row, the young creator has smushed the two great gaming styles together. He's just done it radically different this time, as if switching from making PB&J sandwiches to—I don't… » 8/31/11 6:00pm 8/31/11 6:00pm

Go Home, Dinosaurs is the Name of a New PAX Video Game

My co-favorite video game of the 2010 PAX East in Boston was an odd but joyous multiplayer tower-building/battling game called SlamBolt Scrappers. The people who made that, Fire Hose Games, are showing their next game at the Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle this weekend. » 8/22/11 8:30pm 8/22/11 8:30pm

At Last, You Too Can Understand The Confusing, Bewildering Slam Bolt…

I've written about Slam Bolt Scrappers before. It's got a weird name, but it has merited my attention — and yours. » 2/18/11 5:00pm 2/18/11 5:00pm

It May Take You 60 Seconds To Understand This Game

It has not been easy to explain to people why Slam Bolt Scrappers, an early 2011 downloadable PlayStation 3 exclusive, is a lot of fun. Watch the video here with the sound off and you may still not get it. » 9/09/10 3:00pm 9/09/10 3:00pm

Our Favorite PAX East Game Will Be Exclusive To PS3

The best game I saw at the last gaming convention I attended will be announced as a PlayStation 3 exclusive at the next one. OK, I had two favorite games last time. Slam Bolt Scrappers was one of them. » 6/11/10 5:30pm 6/11/10 5:30pm