Game Under Podcast Episode 50: Big Show!

Game Under Podcast Episode 50: Big Show!

In Episode 50 of the Game Under Podcast, Tom Towers and Phil Fogg cook up a Big Show. Sir, You Are Being Hunted dissolves into a discussion about procedural generation, The Road leads into The Last of Us’ ending and Animal Crossing, Shovel Knight and Arrested Development both have a […] Read more »

Game Under Podcast Episode 49

Game Under Podcast Episode 49

In Episode 49 of the Game Under Podcast, Tom Towers and Phil Fogg return to pillory Watch Dogs and Killzone: Shadow Fall and extoll Dragon’s Crown. Phil tries to get Tom to discuss his new Wii U and Mario Kart 8, but instead he rambles about Nintendo: the toy company. […] Read more »

A Conversation with Tim Keenan Part Two: Partial Information

A Conversation with Tim Keenan Part Two: Partial Information

Note: Further context in the form of Part One can be found here. Alternatively, the whole unabridged interview may be enjoyed aurally here. Part Two: Partial Information Tom Towers (TT): ‘Possibly the most ear bleedingly awesome—as you described it—game of those three [Duskers, Chess the Gathering, The Last Shadow]; certainly […] Read more »

InSomnia Returns

InSomnia Returns

Studio Mono pulled the first Kickstarter for InSomnia after a slightly bemused public reaction—not that InSomnia did not show a great deal of promise, but few were sure just what sort of RPG InSomnia was: MMORPG, ARPG, turn-based, a hodgepodge of them all? The new preview trailer does not necessarily […] Read more »

Nikola: Tesla Effect Review

Nikola: Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure Review

In a past life, I briefly played Tex Murphy. I had procured it at no cost but that of my bandwidth and GOG’s discretion and, in an action that now seems entirely foreign and irrational, instead of letting both the original and the sequel sit idly, unused and abandoned in […] Read more »

Murdered: Soul Suspect 101 Trailer

Murdered: Soul Suspect 101 Trailer

How much new footage could there truly be in the one hundred and first trailer? And should one even watch one hundred and one trailers before playing a game? Wouldn’t that almost be like watching through a Let’s Play? This one features a teenage girl in a pretty awesome dress; […] Read more »

Swords & Soldiers HD Wii U Launch Trailer

Swords & Soldiers HD Wii U Launch Trailer

Originally released on the Wii, then ported in HD to PC, Swords & Soldiers’ conceit was a strange one: a 2D, sidescrolling RTS. Even stranger still is that it worked brilliantly. Although relatively simple, the basic principles of most RTSs were still present: resource building, micro-management, and long term battle […] Read more »