Game of the Year 2014: #5 – Shovel Knight
3DS / Indie Games / PC / Platformer / Wii U

Game of the Year 2014: #5 – Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight poses the question, “What if someone crafted an authentic NES game with 2014’s knowledge and hardware?” The answer: “Something pretty amazing, actually.” Shovel Knight takes every good idea from NES classics, and combines them with the technology of 2014, and makes one of the greatest fake Nintendo games ever. It’s got the Duck Tales … Continue reading

Shovel Knight Review: Buried Treasure
3DS / Indie Games / PC / Wii U

Shovel Knight Review: Buried Treasure

After a year of Kickstarting, developer livestreaming and delays, Shovel Knight is finally here. Its crowdfunding stage was a massive success, blowing through the team’s $75,000 goal and heading just past $300,000. If you’re a fan of classic NES games, you’ve probably been pretty pumped about Shovel Knight since last March. So, does the final … Continue reading

It’s almost August…what’s left?
3DS / Games / PC / PlayStation 4 / PS3 / PS4 / Wii U / Xbox 360 / Xbox One

It’s almost August…what’s left?

With less than half of the 2013 left, we’re rapidly approaching an onslaught of Fall game releases, alongside the launch of two new consoles. There’s going to be a lot of games coming out soon. For the sake of jogging your memory and mine, let’s take a look at what we can expect in coming seasons. … Continue reading