Posted on Friday, May 19, 2017 10:20am PST Beholder is a dark game. And it can be really dark. It’s a game about surveillance, choices, and consequences. In the (possibly not so) distant future surveillance is the norm and the player is a state-appointed monitor of that information. The player is the manager of an apartment building who has been assigned by the state to monitor the residents. The choices made in the game have direct impact on the tenants of the building, if the info is reported. And that’s the main choice in the game. We done, compelling, and voyeuristic and sadistic fun.
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2017 9:30am PST Wow, this game. Unique mechanic, beautiful visuals, amazing story, it’s quite a journey. Old Man’s Journey is a point and click adventure with a unique hill-shaping mechanic and no instructions or text. It works well in this game as the player figures out the very emotional journey the old man takes and how to take him on that journey. If you enjoy a good story, games as art, or point and click adventures, put this at the top of your must play list.
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 8:26am PST We’d like to thank our sponsor for this week, Stickman Skate Battle from Djinnworks GmbH. Think you can pull off the most rad tricks out of all of your friends? Well, why not put that to the test in Stickman Skate Battle, a multiplayer skate-off experience out right now on iOS and Android. Stickman Skate Battle challenges you to face off against a friend in a variety of different modes. There’s high score, in which you try and perform the best tricks in a minute. The winner is, as you expect, the player with the highest score at the end. Then there’s domination mode, which takes its cues from Splatoon. Here you trick off obstacles to cover them in your colours, and win if you have the most obstacles at the end. You can steal your opponent’s obstacle, which is pretty cool, by performing a better trick on it. Aside from the main modes, there are also a bunch of daily, weekly, and league tournaments to take part in – if you dare. These offer the highest challenge, as you’re up against players globally. You might want to train up for that by completing the tutorial, practicing your tricks in training mode, and taking on the AI in offline play. If you fancy a bit of personal flair on your character, you can choose from a variety of different skaters and boards, as well as learn a few special tricks. It’s clear that Stickman Skate Battle has been designed with love for the sport in mind. From the hand-crafted skate parks, to the variety of skaters, and the controller support at launch. Go on, you know you want to grab it from the App Store or Google Play right now.