Sharin no Kuni is the latest in a growing trend for visual novel projects seeking crowdfunding; rather than being a new release, this is campaign seeks to localize an already released title.
A western developed fantasy Visual Novel with RPG elements where you’re not any of the characters. Continue reading
When it comes to video games sometimes you want to have a serious experience that delves deep into thoughtful narratives and sometimes you just want to turn your brain off for a few hours and have fun in some comedy styling or another. In the case of Demetrios, Fabrice Breton on first glance seems to appeal to the lowest common denominator. And, honestly, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The game is still worth playing even if you don’t like fart and poop jokes. You can read an interview that I did with Fabrice during the Kickstarter or my preview piece that I wrote up for Cliqist if you want to get an idea of where I’m going. Go ahead, I can wait here. Take your time.
Exploring dreams is a common theme on videogames. There’s something appealing about exploring surreal landscapes (or dreamscapes to be more accurate) and seeing how the world around us is changing. That’s what Zed is about.
A Lovecraftian, Cthulhu-based supernatural horror western RPG where you don’t fight to win, you fight for survival and your sanity.
An MMORPG where you form a family, age, have children and die permanently, all of which are tied to its gameplay. Continue reading
A classic tactical turn-based CRPG in the vein of Fallout 2, but this time set in a dystopian cyber-punk future, all wrapped in glorious Quake / PS1 era graphics. Continue reading
A suspenseful, story oriented adventure about a team of space explorers trapped in an abandoned dome city on Mars. Continue reading
What would happen if you put a bunch of stuff such as Firefly, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Cowboy Bebop, a LucasArts game and another by Telltale in a blender? Well, if we’re speaking literally you’d probably end up making a mess and having one of those videos where people put stuff in blenders, but we’re being figurative right now and possibly the end result might be something like this game.
It was only a matter of time. No matter how many successful crowdfunding campaigns we have, what few bad ones we have always end up tarnishing the model for everyone else. Continue reading