Joe Morgan

Christian, gamer, software developer, crossfitter, jogger, and dog lover

Major Magnet Review

Major Magnet Developer: PagodaWest Publisher: Iddiction Platforms:  iOS (reviewed) Release Date: February 28, 2013 Price: $0.99 – Available Here Overview The iOS game scene contains a vast variety of titles ranging from the simple, mundane fare that sneaks by every day to the exquisite, rare gem of a game that should pop up on everyone’s radar. PagodaWest’s Major Magnet makes som...

Kickstarter For Run-And-Gun RPG ‘Empire Eden’ Now Live

Indie developer New Horizon Games unveiled the Kickstarter for their newest project – an Action Roleplaying Game (ARPG) by the name of Empire Eden. Empire Eden is set to be a cross between some of the finest classics of all time: Metal Slug, Contra Hard Corps, Metroid, and Castlevania.  The game aims to combine roleplaying elements with puzzles and run ‘n gun gameplay to create an expe...

Penumbear Flips The Switch On The App Store Today

Penumbear, the puzzle platformer from iOS developer Taco Graveyard (creators of the musical runner game Four Hats), is finally live via the App Store now for $1.99, 1.89€.  Penumbear is a game where you literally walk the line between light and shadow, flipping on lights to create new paths as you work through over 100 levels. As we mentioned in our review earlier this week: “Overall, Penumb...

Super Black Bass 3D “The Legend Returns” Trailer released

April 2nd, one of the most prolific fishing franchises of all time will make its way to the Nintendo 3DS. Rising Star Games has decided to cast out a new trailer to see if they can chum the waters a bit for the newest Super Black Bass 3D.  The video shows off some some of the fish you can catch, some underwater bass action, realistic climates, equipment upgrading, and more. Super Black Bass 3D Key...

Behemoth’s BattleBlock Theater Gets Release Date And Trailer

The Behemoth, developers behind the Xbox Live Arcade smash success Castle Crashers, have finally set an upcoming release date for their newest title, BattleBlock Theater. Originally shown in 2009 and expected to released in 2010, the game is far past being late to the party and some were even beginning to wonder if the title would ever be released. The video below not only gives us a release date,...

Wadjet Eye Games Gives Reason For Retro Adventure Fans To Rejoice

Fans of adventure games in general have been treated to what feels like a renaissance of the genre over the last couple of years.  Now adventure game fans have a couple more reasons to part with their hard earned money, and it’s all thanks to Wadjet Eye Games. The highly lauded retro adventure game Gemini Rue will be released for the iPhone and iPad this spring!  This marks the first App Sto...

Forge Gets Patched and Discounted on Steam

Forge, the online multiplayer PC game developed by Dark Vale Games, had some big announcements today.  Forge’s 1.04 patch has now been released into the wild and adds a whole slew of new content. Included in Patch 1.04 are: New Training Zone vs A.I. Controlled Bots Pre-Game Lobby Server Browser Group Matchmaking Expanded Ability Focus System with 30 New Abilities and More! New classes, new m...

Generation of Chaos: Pandora’s Reflection Review

  Generation of Chaos: Pandora’s Reflection Developer: Idea Factory / Sting Publisher: NIS America, Inc. Platforms: PSP (reviewed) Release Date: February 19, 2013 (NA), February 20, 2013 (PAL) Price: $19.99 – Available Here Overview Developers Idea Factory and Sting have strong track records for creating strategy role-playing games that have been brought westward.  In a day and age whe...

Penumbear Review

Penumbear Developer: Taco Graveyard Publisher: Bulky Pix Platforms: iOS (reviewed) Release Date: February 28, 2013 Price: $1.99, 1.89€ Overview Most of you have probably never heard of Penumbear unless you’re familiar with the indie iOS scene.  When developer Taco Graveyard set out to develop a puzzle platformer involving a cute bear with a scarf that deals with the separation of light and d...

Penumbear Comes To Light On iOS Next Week

Taco Graveyard, creators of musical runner game Four Hats, have announced that their newest game, Penumbear, will release next week.  Penumbear is a puzzle platformer game coming to iPhone, iPod, and iPad devices and it will be available in the App Store on February 28. In Penumbear you’ll take on the role of a small bear and his purple firefly companion in their attempt to escape a deep, da...

Play ‘Heal Them All’ While Helping Sick Kids

iOS developer Shortbreak Studios has just released their newest game, Heal Them All.  With a bright and colorful cartoon art style, You’ll fend off wave after wave of germs and viruses bent on making their host ill as they try to advance to the vital organs of the children you’re defending. Developed in cooperation with the “Cape of Hope” foundation, every download of Heal ...

Super Black Bass 3D Gets A Release Date

Video game publisher Rising Star Games announced today that Super Black Bass 3D will be landing on the 3DS platform on April 2, 2013 across North America. The Black Bass franchise has 16 releases across 7 different platforms and their newest entry will bring it to the Nintendo 3DS as well.  Super Black Bass 3D will feature a host of new features and gameplay modes that are exclusive to the 3DS pla...

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