Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon contains a massive secret.
I hate spiders, and I hate it when games collect my real-world information. Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon should be my nightmare, but it somehow made me enjoy both those things.
In this week's exciting episode of The Saturday Morning Stream, I play a challenging fantasy action-adventure game that just sort of showed up this week — Bound by Flame.
Five years ago, Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor became an instant classic in the iPhone games library. The moody, wordless experience turned players into multi-legged predators wending their way into creepy environments and a foreboding meta-story. That game's sequel won't just be debuting on iOS; it'll be on…
In what is hopefully the last graphic installment of our weekly mobile charts, the classic (if a platform that's only a few years old can have a classic) Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor skitters to the top of the free charts, and a pair of big budget console game tie-ins make paid appearances.
Planting a garden is an exercise in resource management. What goes where? How much room will everything take? Which plant needs how much water? It's a constantly evolving puzzle that plays out over long periods of time. Speed things up a bit, and you're starting to have the makings of a really engaging game. Now put…