New Fighting Game Is Basically An Indie Power Stone

I don't really like fighting games. But I've always had a soft spot for Capcom's Power Stone series, which broke free of the limitations of most other fighters and dropped you in a small 3D arena, meaning your combat felt more "real" than being trapped on a 2D plane. That series is long gone, but this new fighter sure… » 2/26/15 8:00pm 2/26/15 8:00pm

Not Even Gabe Newell Death Threats Can Keep This Game Off Steam

You might remember that roguelike FPS Paranautical Activity was yanked—with a large cane of plus 12 unceremoniousness—from Steam after its developer threatened to kill Valve head Gabe Newell. Now, amazingly, it's back. I imagine it helps that the dev in question is no longer involved. » 2/17/15 8:30pm 2/17/15 8:30pm

Space Game Tricks Me Into Enjoying The Boring Stuff

When I first saw Offworld Trading Company, the videos were full of cute little spaceships on an alien planet...and while those things technically feature, this is not really a space strategy game. Despite the fact that the same guy who was lead designer on Civ IV was in charge of OTC's development, you're not getting… » 2/15/15 10:00pm 2/15/15 10:00pm