A Cancelled Kickstarter With A Happy Ending

We all hear lots of stories about Kickstarters turning out all wrong and not going according to the promised plan. The Kickstarter for Jet-Getters, a multiplayer jet game, almost sounds like one of those stories when you consider it was recently cancelled—but in twist, the cancellation turned out to be a good thing… » 4/17/14 8:00pm 4/17/14 8:00pm

Creative Force Behind Hex Heroes Talks RTS, Accessibility and Onions

» 4/03/14 9:02pm 4/03/14 9:02pm

If you've ever enjoyed a real time strategy (RTS) or co-op party game you've got at least one thing in common with Mario Castañeda. Mario is the cofounder of Prismatic Games, an indie studio based out of Tucson, Arizona. Currently Mario is attempting to Kickstart his newest title Hex Heroes, a game he and his team hope … » 4/03/14 9:02pm 4/03/14 9:02pm

A PC Game That Combines Magic's Strategy With Skylander's Toys

» 4/02/14 6:30pm 4/02/14 6:30pm

This probably goes without saying, but one of the things I love about video games is that they give me a (somewhat) grown-up excuse to play with toys. That might help explain why Skylanders is one of my favorite games in recent memory. It's also why I'm so excited for Prodigy, a tactical RPG currently in development… » 4/02/14 6:30pm 4/02/14 6:30pm

Oculus Kickstarter Backers Are Demanding Refunds

When you give money to a Kickstarter, do its creators owe you anything beyond the rewards that were promised? Is there an implicit understanding that those creators will stay scrappy and independent? Or can artists and designers do whatever they want once they've got your money? » 3/26/14 12:30pm 3/26/14 12:30pm