Path Out Is An Autobiographical JRPG Of Escaping Syria’s Civil War

Path Out seems like a cute, somewhat silly JRPG on the surface, but takes players through a harrowing real-life event. Telling the story of Abdullah Karam, a Syrian artist who escaped from the war-torn country back in 2014, it seeks to convey the experiences the artist had on their difficult journey through a medium the artist enjoyed as a child …

Dev Q&A: Jetpacking around in the

In October, the unusual open-world RPG ELEX landed on Steam, PS4, and Xbox One, brought to us by developer Piranha Bytes. It’s an old-school role-playing game updated for modern consoles, one that lets you jetpack around a harsh apocalyptic environment. Piranha Bytes’ previous role-playing series Gothic and Risen have found a special foothold in the United States and Europe. Curious about the company’s move to a …

Slice Of Life Tasks Players With Surviving As A Fawn Separated From Family

There’s a lot to consider if you’re ever alone in the woods with no idea where you are (and dealing with active volcanoes). Which direction do you go in? What do you eat? Where can you sleep? Is it safe? These questions are all answered from the viewpoint of a fawn who has to survive alone in the woods while …

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Arms of Sophdual: The Game [Download]

buy now $0.00 Science Fiction and Fantasy. Posh Froth style. Sophdual is trying to gather as many weapons as he can because he knows that Armageddon is about to start soon. Crazy events are happening, upheavals are occurring, structures are collapsing. The stuff has hit the fan. Gurmanaffe and Retupmoc Suineg must work together to stop Sophdual’s crazy plans. System …

Video: Fostering consequential play by

How do you make your game more meaningful? At GDC 2014, Ubisoft’s Patrick Redding argued that for a game experience to be meaningful, players should suffer occasional setbacks – situations in which the game requires them to shift their immediate goal in order to continue and succeed. In his talk, Redding (Far Cry 2, Splinter Cell Blacklist) explored the conditions that permit setbacks …