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…
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.
I am so sick of online multiplayer. I swear, if I get trolled by one more 13-year-old kid or get a flirt from some dude pretending to be a girl, I'm gonna lose my shit.
I've written about Slam Bolt Scrappers before. It's got a weird name, but it has merited my attention — and yours.
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.
I ended my tour of PAX East 2010 with two games vying for the title of Stephen's Favorite New Game At The Show. This was one of them.