Hero Academy (PC) Launches on Steam August 9

On August 9, 2012, Hero Academy, the very popular iOS turn-based game will make its way to Steam. Why is this release important? Robot Entertainment promises the game allows iOS users to play against Steam players. There’s the ah-ha! moment. Hero Academy also features a new heroic team featuring the characters from Valve’s Team Fortress 2. Update 8/9/2012: Robot… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Indestructo Tank: Launch Will Loosen Your Tight Behind

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When you’re cheap and dirty, you don’t normally have access to really awesome but unbelievably expensive luxury items like tanks. When we do get the opportunity to get hands on with such things, we tend to act very timidly despite the really awesome scenarios we always imagined getting into should we come into possession of a tank. This is… Continue reading

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness – Episode 3 Review: So Slick

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The latest Penny Arcade game plays like a greatest comedic hits, smashing mimes, hobos, and fruit-loving robots between toasted slices of bread and then punching that sandwich until you can’t even tell what it used to be anymore. Zeboyd Games further continues the adventures of Tycho and Gabe after Hothead Games’s last entry, albeit with a different… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: World of Goo Can Unite Me to You

Fact: approaching a stranger and asking them to mash their goo into your goo is a sure-fire way to get punched in the face or tied up and thrown in a trunk. In today’s world, people tend to only interact with the goo of people they’re more comfortable with, though alcohol does have a way of bringing… Continue reading

Wolfenstein 3-D Celebrates 20 Years by Going Free in All Browsers

Wolfenstein 3-D owns some great real estate in my heart, and for its 20th anniversary id Software is porting it to all browsers to play for free. It’s a freaking party in Castle Wolfenstein, and we’re going to party like it’s 1992. To put things in perspective, I had just turned 9 years old when this game… Continue reading

Steambrothers! To Arms! Sword and Sworcery EP Released on Steam

The ridiculously named, yet fantastic adventure game Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP just dropped on Steam. Sword & Sworcery released on iOS last year to critical acclaim. The game features some downright gorgeous pixel art and a soundtrack that many of us here still listen to outside of the game. While we loved the game… Continue reading

Penny Arcade Adventures Episode 3 goes 16-Bit RPG Thanks to Zeboyd

The first two episodes of Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness generated some of the biggest laughs I’ve had with gaming in recent years. Humor is tough to get right in video games, but a game based an a satirical gaming industry-focused comic strip definitely has an advantage. The games themselves are… Continue reading

Tiny Wings Reflex Review: Flying High Even Though I Can’t

Ever since I dumped my Droid X at the beginning of this year and sprinted back into the loving arms of an iPhone 4S, I have been enamored with a simple iOS game called Tiny Wings. It’s been the go-to-game at the doctor’s office, road trips, and during the horrible television shows that my wife… Continue reading

Gaming Lifestyle: A Healthy Anti-Gamecation

My interpretation of gamecation might be a little different from yours. Instead of taking time off of work to focus solely on a big release, sometimes you just need a break from games all together. Sometimes the amount of games you own becomes too daunting to overcome. Other times you just get burned out. Taking… Continue reading

iCade 8-Bitty Bluetooth Controller Makes iOS and Android Feel More Retro

That iCade April Fool’s joke keeps on getting less funny and more useful. Now that the iCade is actually a reality, ThinkGeek has revealed that they will be releasing a retro Bluetooth controller that works with iCade interface later this year. The iCade 8-Bitty controller has a classic NES style D-pad along, 4 face buttons,… Continue reading