Sunday, May 26, 2024

SPRINGTOWN — A big top circus is scheduled to be in Springtown for two shows Monday, March 25. C&M Circus showtimes will be at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Springtown Intermediate School on Pojo …

Metamorphabet is an alphabet game with simple animations. Each letter transforms into an animation that morphs into another with the click of a mouse. The animations are whimsical and really help to …

Gris (2018) from Spanish studio Nomada, with artwork by Conrad Roset, is a side-scrolling game that manages to break out of well-worn tropes with the use of stunning artwork, color and contrast. There is no dialogue or narration.

You might have noticed that I don’t review brand new games from big game companies. There’s good reasons for that.

I’ve followed Hank Green on YouTube for years, so when he recommended a word game the other day, I got my phone out and installed it immediately.

Amanita Designs is celebrating its 20th anniversary, so now is a great time to talk about the game that started it all, Samorost.

I've seen this game around the Steam platform for some time, and it keeps being suggested to me as something I would enjoy. So the algorithm had it right, and here I am playing Buddy Simulator 1984. It's not what I expected. Elements of cozy psychological horror and grief make it more than just a retro game.

"Throw your toys into your fire, and play with them as they burn. An adventure that takes place almost entirely in front of a fireplace - about looking up up up out of the chimney, and the cold world just on the other side of the wall. From the creators of World of Goo and Human Resource Machine."

Another game from my favorite indie game company Amanita Designs, Creaks is a side scrolling puzzle platformer, entirely hand drawn in ink and watercolor, including our humble protagonist character.

Valve has had to add extra security for developers on Steam after hackers updated several games with malware that allowed them to take control of their brower access tokens.

In the game Superliminal, by Pillow Castle Games, you’re helping Dr. Glenn Pierce test its SomnaSculpt technology by going through a dream therapy program.

Human Fall Flat is a puzzle-platform game developed by Tomas Sakalauskas, founder of the Lithuanian studio No Brakes Games. It’s one of those games that can be really fun, or really frustrating, depending on how much patience you have.

The year was 1988, and my friends had convinced me to go to a comic book convention in Austin, Texas. This was back before comic book conventions became a big deal. At the time it was just a bunch of comic book dealers with folding tables in a big room. The reason my friends wanted to go was that Steve Jackson would be there to introduce some smaller Dungeons and Dragons-style playable modules.

There's a lot of simulators out there. Some of them are pretty odd. Along with truck driving, farming, construction, power washing, and gunsmithing, you can play as a medieval alchemist!

Not every game has to be an epic 100 hour smash and bash shoot em up. Here's some casual puzzle games that are easy to get into and won't take too much of your time to complete.

In the game “Papetura,” you play a piece of paper named Pape. There's not a lot of explanation as to why you're a piece of paper. Perhaps this is what beings look like in this paper world - because everything in this game is made out of paper. A dark adversary follows you and has the power of fire, which threatens to burn your world. Your quest is to save the world, with your companion, Tura.

If floating on a raft in the middle of the ocean, catching fish, staying hydrated, and avoiding shark attacks is your cup of distilled water, then “Raft” is the game for you.

I just finished playing the game Cloudpunk. I had high hopes for it. It’s a great looking game. Released in 2020, Cloudpunk is “A neon-noir story in a rain-drenched cyberpunk metropolis. It’s your first night on the job working for the Cloudpunk delivery service. Two rules: Don’t miss a delivery and don’t ask what’s in the package.”

AZLE — In Azle, Texas, dinosaurs walk the Earth. A former dance hall and wedding venue on Jacksboro Highway has had a makeover of prehistoric proportions and on Nov. 3, plans to open its …

The game starts on a ferry in Oregon. It's in first-person perspective, and we see an arm in a cast and a bouquet of lilies, so we know there's been a tragic death. In the person's lap is a diary with 'Edith Finch' written on the front. We open the diary, and Edith, the narrator, starts talking.

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