Pixelated loveAdmit it: at some point in your tender youth, you had a crush on a video game character. Don't worry, it's nothing to be embarrassed about. Well, okay, maybe it's a little embarrassing, but no worse than any of the other dumb stuff you did as a kid, like calling your teacher mommy or sticking your tongue to a frozen flagpole. In fact, falling for a digital heartthrob might be one of the least silly things we did as impressionable youths, because it means we connected with those characters on a deeper, more personal level. That's a lot less humiliating than that time you snorted apple cider powder to make the cool kids like you. … [Read more...] about Who was your first video game crush?
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Organ Trail: Director's CutThe Oregon Trail but with zombies. This parody follows many of the same features as The Oregon Trail, but it's set in modern times. You're tasked with protecting four of your friends as you try and survive a zombie apocalypse and search for a place where the wretched undead haven't taken over. … [Read more...] about 5 ruthless road-trip games inspired by classic adventure The Oregon Trail
Last Oasis managed to tempt a lot of players when it first launched, but it ended up being a false start, the servers got taken offline, and the wind got taken out of its sails. It returned pretty quickly, however, and things have been a lot more stable since. … [Read more...] about Last Oasis gets a volcanic map and flying creatures you can ride
There’s a wonderful painted look to Yori Kvitchko’s boutique curiosities-slash-exorcism shop. Like ShelfLife, there’s a consistency to the way Hauntiques straddles the line between 2D and 3D – hand-drawn rooms that feel extruded, somehow, from a flat painting, with lovingly animated spectres emerging from simple 3D antiques. These are friendly ghosts, mind, and will hang about the store after being evicted from their knackered old home. Hauntiques is free to pick up and play over on Itch. … [Read more...] about Screenshot Saturday Sundays: Art school, antiques, and the rental store at the end of time
“Christopher said he was enjoying meeting the fans and was pleased that his Doctor was remembered so fondly. I am so pleased that Christopher has decided to return to the role with us – and I'm excited to welcome him to the Big Finish family as we discover the new adventures of the Ninth Doctor.” … [Read more...] about Christopher Eccleston returns to Doctor Who for the first time in 15 years for new audio series