Besiege: Building Epic Contraptions for Fun and Profit

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February 9, 2015

Besiege is an indie Early Access title created by Spiderling Games, a small video game company based in southern England. In Besiege, you create a siege engine from a variety of parts, and have a series of campaign levels to unleash your ingenious contraptions on, appealing to those of us with grand schemes of evil-geniusing. The challenge comes in when you realize that most of your contraption will have to…

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Kerbal Space Program: Houston, We Have All The Problems

I'm serious, I don't know where it is.
February 2, 2015

The Kerbal Space Center had decided to launch their first rocket at approximately 12 pm local time. The rocket, named the “Kerbal 7” and piloted by good ol’ Jebediah Kerman, is the pride of the Kerbal Space Program. The makers of the ship had their “complete, unwavering, full faith in the rocket” (Note: they decided that it would be best to not attend the launch as they all had “the…

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100 Word Review: Sky Force 2014

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January 22, 2015

Sky Force is one of those games that’s really easy to play in short bits, but it’s entertaining enough that you can play for longer stretches. It’s a traditional top down fighter plane game, with great touch controls.. Great graphics, good sound. Sky Force has actually been around for a while, but they do a great job of updating it. Simple play, reminds me of one of my old favorites,…

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100 Word Review: Bit Dungeons II

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January 16, 2015

Bit Dungeons II is basically a Roguelike mixed with top-view Zelda. The gameplay is basically kill monsters, get loot, kill bigger monsters, solve some really simple puzzles. You can evolve into multiple classes. Dungeons are simple, randomized, well built. It’s got really simple fun controls, perfect mobile game for one handed play. Addicting gameplay, permadeath is a nice touch. Sound is great. Suffers from the same problems other randomized roguelikes do,…

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DEFCON-Nuke Your Neighbors

Boom goes the thermonuclear weapon.
January 14, 2015

The ruthless dictator of South America ordered a strike against a carrier task force in the South Atlantic. Africa retaliated swiftly to this unprovoked attack on their peaceful nation with an assault on enemy military bases involving bombers with fighter wing escorts. Africa’s bomber squadrons wreaked havoc on American military bases, razing all of them with an unrelenting bombardment of atomic bombs. The dictator, knowing he had only one chance,…

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Why Robocraft is Becoming Popular

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November 10, 2014

Ten, Nine, Eight, Seven, Six, Five, Four, Three, Two, One, ZERO! I  have seven minutes and thirty seconds to help my team utterly destroy the other side, preferably without dying. I take off and begin to climb in a left, then right hand spiral. I reach the altitude I normally cruise at and begin to  venture over enemy territory. I keep a sharp eye for moving objects- and then I…

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Stop the hate, Destiny’s awesome!

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October 29, 2014

Stop hating on Destiny. Destiny is an fantastic game, with a few fixable problems. Some are obvious, others not so much. I’ve read a lot of articles talking about all the things the developers got wrong with the game. Most of the arguments are justifiable, but let’s cut this relatively new MMO some slack and lets take a look at the positive side of the game, what is making the game…

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