The calm before the storm is turning into a frenzied roar as information begins to come out on the major summer gaming events. It's exciting and I am pumped. Too pumped to simply add an updated section to some of my earlier (but -- in my humble opinion -- fantastic) posts on indies to watch … Continue reading Indies Hitting Big at the PC Gaming Show
One year ago Wholesome Games set out to "bring attention to an emerging genre of games less concerned with how you play (shooter, platformer, etc.) and more concerned with how they made you feel." Today's Wholesome Direct accomplished the hell out of that mission statement. The showcase gave us a peek at some of my top indie games … Continue reading A Scoop of the Wholesome Direct
This morning, Paper Mario: The Origami King dropped out of nowhere. Yesterday, we saw the first look at the potential of next-gen with an Unreal Engine 5 reveal on the PS5. We got Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2 remastered as a special birthday surprise from the Birdman himself. This afternoon, we were treated … Continue reading The Big Post of Summer 2020 Predictions!
There is plenty to get excited about with all these summer announcements shooting at us from all angles. With E3 gone, it seems a little like the wild west with some major game media movers rushing to lay claim to their own territory. So in the hustle, you might have missed some of the interesting … Continue reading 2K Games, Bandai Namco, CD Projekt Red, and Square Enix Have Something to Show
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The MinnMax Show! In MinnMax's first live episode we react to the Xbox Series X third-party game reveals! Tune in to see my freelancer insights, rants on history, and the nothing but nice things I had to say about my former Informer co-hosts.
Nintendo's Indie Highlight presentation was definitely looking to promote games with eye-catching blends of genre. Indies have always been about unique experiences, but I have never fought off a zombie with metal or played cards in a steam-punk fantasy world. However hard these games will be to explain, it's clear 2019 is going to be … Continue reading 4 Genre-Defying Indies Coming to the Switch in 2019
At the turn of the year, 'top' lists are impossible to avoid. Everyone has them for almost every category you can think of. There's the traditional best games of the year, and some more unusual choices, like Game Informers' top dorks of the year list. Now that we are headed into February, these lists have … Continue reading Are These Nintendo’s ‘Top 20’ Indie Games of All Time?
Maybe I'm a sucker, but honestly, I love hearing "and it's out now" after a game presentation. Like a placebo that still works even if you know it's just sugar, I always get excited hearing it. Nintendo treated me to this gaming sugar rush not once, but three times during its Indie Highlights show today. … Continue reading 3 Games From Nintendo’s Indie Highlights You Can Play Right Now
Inmost, a creepy adventure in pixel packaging, has been on my radar since last August and it looks like the developers, Hidden Layer Games, are ready to unveil it this year. They ecstatically took to Twitter today to express their excitement in the aftermath of Nintendo's Indie Highlights presentation. https://twitter.com/HLGteam/status/1088076739631288322 The second game to be … Continue reading Inmost’s Developer Accomplishing ‘Dream’ by Releasing on Switch This Year