Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet Takes You on a Weird, Wild Tour of…

The recently released XBLA side-scroller Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet wears each of its various influences proudly on its sleeve. You'll probably see them if you play it, but if I had to list them all, I'd take a deep breath and say: A moderately tripped-out short from Fantasia grafted onto PixelJunk Shooter through… » 8/12/11 5:00pm 8/12/11 5:00pm

Take Some Friends With You to Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

Beautiful adventure game Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet comes to Xbox Live Arcade next week. It is a mysterious, quiet game—Dimmu Borgir music notwithstanding—that is Metroid-like, full of exploration, power ups and re-exploration, at least on the single-player side. » 7/25/11 9:00pm 7/25/11 9:00pm

Our Weird Video Game Summer Has a No-Strike Madden, a Kooky Catherine, …

Blockbuster video games rarely released during the summer. But scale is no measure of quality; and while not all are of AAA-proportions, we'll demonstrate that this summer's schedule could include some of the strangest and boldest titles of the year. » 6/24/11 11:00am 6/24/11 11:00am