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5 Star Rio Resort [Online Game Code]

buy now $6.99 Lucy, a hotel tycoon’s daughter, finally gets her chance to prove that she’s a worthy heiress to the family’s real-estate empire. Now she has to build her own 5 star hotel resort on a shoestring budget. Will Lucy live up to her family’s expectations? Help Lucy in this colourful Match 3 game to get her 5 stars …

Opinion: Playing the Night Witches tabletop

“Tonight, we fly,” I thought to myself, indulging a bit of drama as I looked forward to being one of four GMs for a mammoth session of Bully Puplit’s Night Witches RPG. Actually, that’s a total lie. There was absolutely no equanimity, no “chill” that preceded my participation in this event at Big Bad Con–an annual indie tabletop gaming convention …

Dev draws flak for making a game about

This month game designer and educator Beth LaPensee worked with collaborators to release Thunder Strike, a free PC game that asks players to act as a thunderbird protecting an island from encroaching black serpents which represent oil pipelines. What’s notable about that, as Motherboard reports, is the fact that a pipeline lobbyist and a Minnesota state senator are now calling out the game — …

Screenshot Saturday Highlights – October 28th, 2017

Bleak fantasy worlds, fast paced arcade action, shadowy dungeons, vibrant mythical adventures, and more can all be found in this collection of Screenshot Saturday games. MOCTEgor Botov | PCA co-op action platformer, Moct takes places in an abstract pixel art fantasy land, all shadowy ruins and hazy vistas. Working together, you can defeat waves of monsters through your combined use …

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Windlands (Steam & Oculus Key) [Online Game Code]

buy now $19.99 A first person grappling hook exploration game. Soar through the ruins of a fallen world and discover the secrets of the ancients. Windlands has been developed primarily for Virtual Reality headsets, but is also a great experience for those without headsets. Windlands appeals to those who want to explore the breathtaking vistas at a relaxing pace, while …

Simon’s Blog -Video Game Deep Cuts: Mario’s

The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company.   [Video Game Deep Cuts is a weekly newsletter from curator/video game industry veteran Simon Carless, rounding up the best longread & standout articles & videos about games, every weekend. Some of …

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Screeps [Online Game Code]

buy now $14.99 Screeps means “scripting creeps.” It’s an open-source sandbox MMO RTS game for programmers, wherein the core mechanic is programming your units’ AI. You control your colony by writing JavaScript which operate 24/7 in the single persistent real-time world filled by other players on par with you. PC Minimum System Requirements: PC Recommended System Requirements: Processor:   2 GB …

Dev Q&A: A Mortician’s Tale challenges how

Death is ubiquitous in games, but it’s far removed from the every day reality of death, and the fact that we’re all going to die someday. Players have been racking up extra lives since the arcade era, and mass murdering enemies is so commonplace in games that Uncharted 4 gave a tongue-in-cheek trophy for your thousandth kill. Laundry Bear Games’ …

Don’t Make Love Doesn’t Mince Words In Its Intimate Insect Stalemate

The life of a praying mantis may not seem like a hard one to a human, but empathize! What if the one you loved the most wanted to bite your head off? Don’t Make Love puts players in the daunting position of carefully strategizing their word play in an intimate moment with their mantis partner. Use your head, or you …