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Feeling The Flow With Windjammers 2 at PAX East 2019

Feeling The Flow With Windjammers 2 at PAX East 2019

During that Streets Of Rage 4 preview at PAX East, we got a taste of another retro sequel Dotemu is working on with a demo of Windjammers 2. After having great success and popularity with the 2017 port they did of the original on PS4 and Vita that included online multiplayer, the company got a […]

We Enthusiastically Got To Try Out Streets Of Rage 4 at PAX East 2019

We Enthusiastically Got To Try Out Streets Of Rage 4 at PAX East 2019

One of the surprise video games we got to demo at PAX East this year was a private demo of Streets Of Rage 4 from Dotemu, Lizardcube, and Guard Crush Games. We were led off into a small room that was all decked out in '90s posters and furniture. All that was missing was a […]

The Arcade Crew Shows Off Young Souls at PAX East 2019

The Arcade Crew Shows Off Young Souls at PAX East 2019

Another game we got to check out from The Arcade Crew at PAX East this year was a narrative-driven RPG beat-em-up called Young Souls. The game has you as two teenagers, Jenn and Tristan, who have no family beyond each other and a scientist who adopted them. Their lives are pretty dull until the day […]

We Get a Good Amount of Slashing Action With KUNAI at PAX East

We Get a Good Amount of Slashing Action With KUNAI at PAX East 2019

During our time at PAX East this year, we got to visit with The Arcade Crew and check out their action platformer KUNAI for few on the floor. The game kinda throws you into a universe that doesn't make a lot of sense right off the bat but you learn as you go. You start […]

Beyond Blue at PAX East

Exploring the Depths in Beyond Blue at PAX East

E-Line Media's Beyond Blue is an underwater exploration game set in the near future, allowing players to experience the world below the surface without interruption (or any worries about air pressure, decompression limits, or heat loss). The player takes on the role of Mirai, the lead scientist on a research team using groundbreaking tech to experience […]

Endless Mission at PAX East

Unending Waves of Enemies with The Endless Mission at PAX East

  The Endless Mission is described by developer and publisher E-Line Media as "a community-driven creation sandbox game where you play, mashup, and mod iconic game genres in order to make your own creations and experiences to share with the world." However, that was not the version of the game I demoed at PAX East […]

The Best of GDC's Brazil Games Showcase

The Best of GDC's Brazil Games Showcase

GDC and PAX East this year hosted a Brazil Games Showcase, which brought some of the best indie games from Brazil to the states in order to look for publishers, and press. Several of the showcase games were up for awards at GDC Play this year, and quite a few took home top honors. I […]

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Visiting With North Star Games at PAX East 2019

During our time at PAX East this year, we paid a visit to our friends over at North Star Games to see what new games they had on the way. These guys are always cool and happy to see us, so the demos we get are very hands-on and in-depth for board games, even though […]

Making a Hadouken in Street Fighter Exceed at PAX East 2019

Making a Hadouken in Street Fighter Exceed at PAX East 2019

A game that came up on our PAX East radar a bit on accident was a card game called Street Fighter Exceed from Level 99 Games. The company sent out info saying to "Come play Tycho's favorite game", as in Tycho Brahe, aka Penny Arcade co-founder Jerry Holkins. If they're saying Jerry loves it, you […]

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Checking Out Breaking Games' Lineup at PAX East 2019

We checked out board games at PAX East as well this year, and some of the cool ones we got to see were at the Breaking Games booth. We'll start with Little Diablo, which is a Simon-like game where you have to complete a pattern of 10 to win. The catch: you're being taunted by […]

Checking Out What Dire Wolf Had To Bring At PAX East 2019

During PAX East this year, Dire Wolf Digital had a few announcements up their sleeves for properties like Game of Thrones and Acquisitions Incorporated. First off, they brought with them Game Of Thrones: Oathbreaker which is a brand new board game based on the HBO series. We finally got some greater detail as to what […]

Finding The Combat Beat in Sayonara Wild Hearts at PAX East 2019

Finding The Combat Beat in Sayonara Wild Hearts at PAX East 2019

We had a chance to visit the Annapurna Interactive booth at PAX East this year, and the one game we really wanted to try was Sayonara Wild Hearts. Ever since the game got a reveal back at The Game Awards in December, we've been interested to see just how it plays. The game is essentially […]

Cyan Ventures Shows Off Their Narrative Adventure ZED at PAX East 2019

Cyan Ventures Shows Off Their Narrative Adventure ZED at PAX East 2019

While we were going through the booths at PAX East on Day Three, we came across Cyan Ventures who brought with them a new game called ZED. If Cyan Ventures sounds familiar, they've had a hand in some of the most recent Myst games, including bringing the original to iOS. Much in the same vein, […]

Using The Stars For Medicine: We Try Astrologaster at PAX East 2019

One of the most interesting titles we got to check out at PAX East this year was an indie title called Astrologaster from Nyamyam. The game is actually based on historical records from London as Doctor Simon Forman used Astrology of all things to treat his patients. Based on what he saw in the stars […]

We Have Awesome Stupid Fun With KungFu Kickball at PAX East 2019

We Have Awesome Stupid Fun With KungFu Kickball at PAX East 2019

WhaleFood Games brought to PAX East one of the more stupid fun games we've played this year in the form of KungFu Kickball. When we say stupid fun, I'm talking about a game you don't have to think too much about and you can just kick back and play like nothing matters, and this definitely […]

Wackiness Ensues As We Try Half Past Fate at PAX East

Throughout PAX East we had been going back-and-forth to the Indie Megabooth, and one of the games that caught our attention was Half Past Fate. Developed by Serenity Forge, the game is a narrative adventure where you are basically in the middle of a romantic comedy. It's up to you to find love while also […]

New Blood Interactive Drops Amid Evil On Us at PAX East 2019

The second game we got to check out from New Blood Interactive took us back a bit as we raged through Amid Evil at PAX East. The game has already been released in Early Access, so essentially what we were playing at the convention was all of the episodes that are available, which is six […]

New Blood Interactive Brings Tonight We Riot to PAX East 2019

While we were at PAX East, we got to check out a few games from New Blood Interactive, and we started things off with Tonight We Riot. The game puts you in a future where people are oppressed by the rich and have become slaves to the system, where even peaceful protest is met with […]

Stealth Killing Extremes in Disjunction at PAX East 2019

During our second day at PAX East, we paid a visit to Ape Tribe Games who brought with them a stealth-action RPG game called Disjunction. This game put you in a cyberpunk future where you will head into levels using a combination of stealth, gunwork, and a couple of tricks of the trade to get […]

Futuristic Sim Management: We Tried Industries Of Titan at PAX East 2019

Futuristic Sim Management: We Tried Industries Of Titan at PAX East 2019

Brace Yourself Games popped into PAX East this year, and we got a chance to check out one of their most anticipated titles with Industries Of Titan. This was an interesting game to look at as there are a couple of different genres going on at once. First off, it is a simulator that feels […]