Stealth Bastard Deluxe Game Curious Video: Come On Out

Nothing says, “You’re doing it wrong” quite like a laser. Stealth Bastard Deluxe charms and fries Justin’s pants more than a few times while its mechanics and style manage to stand out just enough in this crowded genre of retro 2d platformers. This video is intended for a mature audience as our commentary is not… Continue reading

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Video Reflex Review: I Thought I Knew You

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams is a re-imagining of classic Mario-clone The Great Giana Sisters. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the franchise, Black Forest Games ran a successful Kickstarter in June of ’12 to create this new entry. The Machinae Supremacy soundtrack may own bones, but will that be enough to get Justin through some questionable… Continue reading

New Super Mario Bros. U Review: High Fidelity Formula

Ever since the original New Super Mario Bros. was released on the Nintendo DS, the series has been quite popular. A Wii followup added a local multiplayer wrinkle to the familiar side-scrolling madness of Mario and 4 players on-screen at once made it difficult to do anything but laugh. Now in 2012, we have two… Continue reading

Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit Video Reflex Review: That’s Between a Bunny and His Duck

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The crazy French developers at Arkedo Studio made a new game. That game is called Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit. It involves an undead cape-wearing rabbit (who is also the Prince of Hell) trying to recover stolen photos of him masturbating with a rubber ducky. Naturally, this game is a metroidvania-ish side scroller with… Continue reading

Mark of the Ninja Video Reflex Review: Stealth is Cool Again

The duders at Klei Entertainment are trying their hands at the 2D stealth platforming genre (what?!) with Mark of the Ninja for XBLA. Mark of the Ninja is to Shank as Pizza Rolls are to Pizza. It’s got all the flavor of the original recipe, but product as a whole is superior in every way…. Continue reading

They Bleed Pixels Game Curious Video: Smooth Puncture Wounds

Listen, we know what you’re thinking. “Oh, another indie platformer.” But Spooky Squid Games’ They Bleed Pixels oozes too much charm (and blood) to not stop and take a gander. It has tight platforming, surprisingly deep fisticuffs, lovely Lovecraftian homagery and one smooth-ass chiptune soundtrack. But don’t take our word for it. Watch this episode… Continue reading

Can You Find Game Type on Xbox Live Indie Games?

Mommy’s Best Games, developers of Serious Sam Double D and Shoot 1UP  “who strive to deliver games that push the edges of the medium through gameplay, art, satire, and pie,”  is thrilled with the new Xbox 360 dashboard update. While the Xbox Live Indie Games store itself is a bit buried, it seems as though Microsoft has been helping… Continue reading