Saturday, February 25, 2012

Co-op Games To Play With Your Kids

As a father who is also a gamer I know that sometimes gaming with your younger children can be painful. A lot of parents who aren't gamers don't know what games are quality experiences and even a lot of parents who do game know that many times children titles can equal a pretty bad game. On top of that when your youngsters game they won't have the skills you have (at first) and lets face it dying a hundred times a level can be painful. However there is a bright and shiny middle ground I've found in a few games so I'd like to share those here.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Kickstarter: The Future of Game Development?

Double Fine's attempt to finance an old school adventure game through Kickstarter met with massive success. At the time of this article the project has raised $1,635,090. No I didn't misplace a comma, the project is well on it's way to almost 2 million dollars! Considering that $400,000 was the original goal I'd say they slaughtered their original goal. While I'm extremely excited about a new adventure game being made by Double Fine I can't help but wonder what impact Kickstarter could have on the industry.

Video Game Review: Scary Girl (XBLA/PSN)

Is Scarygirl's unique artistic charm enough to set itself apart from the competition?