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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 …

BLOG – Club Nintendo May 2014 Summary

Physical Rewards Are Back Along with High Quality Digital Games – Last month, the Club Nintendo program went through a bit of a change as physical rewards were put on hold while Nintendo was firming up their back end. As a replacement, many more digital games were offered for a limited time. However, physical rewards …

REVIEW – Yoshi’s New Island Review 3DS

Touch Fuzzy, Get Dizzy – With a gentle tone and a slower paced platforming experience, Yoshi’s New Island might harken back to the original SNES adventure but uninspired level design, a forgettable soundtrack, and tedious motion control shortchange this cult following favorite. Just like the original SNES game, a bundle of different colored Yoshis are …