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BLOG – Mario Kart 8 Tips, Tricks, Hints and Secrets

Stay Ahead of the Competition – The wait is finally over as the newest incarnation of the beloved Mario Kart series is now available on Wii U. Bundled as a system seller, competition is bound to be fierce over the coming months and even years as Nintendo only makes one Mario Kart title per console …

REVIEW – Squids Odyssey WiiU eShop

Strategic Flick’Em Up – Mixing the flicking catapult and level progression gameplay of Angry Birds with the strategy of billiards, Squids Odyssey has extended its mobile roots to the Wii U with a 3DS port set to be released soon. It is a simple concept that translates to some clever and entertaining gameplay but is …

REVIEW – Child of Light

Rhyming Through – Building from the success of the South Park: The Stick of Truth, Ubisoft’s prose-based RPG Child of Light is a $15 download about a female youth. Built using Ubisoft Framework and familiar RPG light, combat and venturing takes place on a 2D plight. Hero Aurora is red-haired and light because early she …

Videocast – Chronology (PC/Steam)

Gillman and I are playing a new game this week. Chronology is a slower paced indie puzzle platformer.  We have some difficulty solving some puzzles and eventually the game glitches out on us… Watch live video from Varms on TwitchTV

REVIEW – Scram Kitty and His Buddy on Rails Wii U eShop

Cat Scratch Fever – With a high challenge, lack of tutorial and constant requirement for perfect playthroughs, Scram Kitty and His Buddy on Rails is not for everybody. You know you are in for something special when it takes hours of trial-and-error just to complete the first few opening “learning” stages of this deceptively devious …

REVIEW – R-Type Dimensions PS3/PSN

Classically Brutal With A Visual Twist – Originally released on XBLA back in 2009 by Tozai, this 2-in-1 classic compilation has snuck its way onto Sony’s digital PSN platform. Combining both coin-op classics R-Type and R-Type II, Dimensions is basically a lesson in how much you suck at old school shooters. Like Halo Anniversary, one …