Lab Zero Games had a good formula when creating its Skullgirls fighter. With its cute characters, fun mechanics, and vivid imagination, the game set the stage as one of the better original fighting titles around. (Well

When Koji Igarashi, the man who breathed the true essence of Castlevania into the franchise, wants to make a Metroidvania adventure, you best damn well let him. No longer held back by the chains of Konami, Igarashi went to Kickstarter

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Would Franz Kafka be a gamer? Although I doubt he’d be the type to jump into Fortnite or Call of Duty, I could easily picture him diving into someone more deeper and puzzle-based. Perhaps this is why I feel he

Last year, Ion Maiden impressed the living crap out of me at PAX East. The retro-styled first-person shooter delivered an attitude and mentality that I hadn’t seen since the late 90s. With its official release date getting closer, 3D Realms

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Jackbox Games has been putting out some quality party games for some time now. I would eve go as far as to say that they revolutionized the party video game genre with the release of the original Fibbage. After several

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Many times I have felt the calling of a video game that was itching to be played more. This leads me to ask the question, "Has a game literally ever waited for your return?" There's a very good chance that