The Academy: The First Riddle Review

The Academy: The First Riddle Developer: Pine StudioPublisher: SnapbreakPlatform: Android, iPad, iPhone, Mac, Windows (Reviewed)Release Date: 19 June 2020Price:  $19.99 USD/ $29.95 AUD – Available Here Video Review Overview You are Sam, a new student at the prestigious Academy in Arbour. It may be your first year at the school, but there are adventures to be had and friends to make in between the ...

Steam Summer Sale 2020 Kicks off

Without fail, the Steam Summer Sale has kicked off for 2020. Almost all PC games are discounted by up to 95%. The sale runs until July 9 at 10 AM PST. This year continues the trend of simplifying the summer sale system. There is no mini-game and the free trading card from the Discovery Queue has been dropped down to one per day from the original three. The Steam sale also marks the introduction of...

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI June 2020 Update Adds Red Death Season 2

2K and Firaxis have launched the latest content update for Sid Meier’s Civilization IV. The new update focuses heavily on the Red Death multiplayer mode. Red Death pits up to 12 players against each other in a free for all in an increasingly deadly map. The Red Death, a radioactive storm, is sweeping the world and destroying everything in its path. Red Death Season 2 introduces two new facti...

Steam Game Festival – Summer Edition Kicks off with Tons of Game Demos

With the traditional circuit of trade shows and video game conferences canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Steam Game Festival – Summer Edition is massive this year. The event runs until June 22nd at 10 AM PDT, giving gamers a few days to update their wish lists before the rumoured start of the Steam Summer Sale on June 25th. Developers are flocking to Steam to host live chats, Ask Me...

Humble Australia Fire Relief Bundle Raising Funds for RSPCA, WIRES, and WWF

Humble Bundle is partnering with 29 indie developers to raise money for RRPCA Australia, WIRES, and the World Wildlife Fund. All three charities will be using the money to support rehabilitation efforts for the wildlife affected by the Australian bushfires. Humble Bundle is selling the Australia Fire Relief Bundle for $25 USD. Buyers will get the following games: Hollow Knight Void Bastards Armell...

Major Game Ban Wave Hits Steam

/u/thomasthe1st of reddit has spotted a massive ban wave hitting the Steam store today. Based on the collective sleuthing powers of reddit, it appears the bans are targeting specific developers such as Siberian Digital. Many of the affected publishers are based in Russia. While several legitimate PC titles have been affected, most of the games these publishers have released are asset flips and car...

Steam Autumn Sale 2019 Kicks off

The previously leaked 2019 Steam sale dates continue to be accurate with today’s kickoff of the Steam Autumn Sale and the 2019 Steam Award nominations. This year, the Steam Autumn Sale is running from November 26th to December 3rd at 10 AM PST. While the Steam Autumn Sale has traditionally been a smaller affair from the mammoth summer and winter sales, a ton of great PC games are still marke...

Factorio 1.0 Finally Dated for 25 September 2020

Indie developers Wube Software has finally pinned down the date when Factorio will finally spread its wings and leave Steam Early Access. Factorio is going to 1.0 on 25 September 2020. The game has been out on Steam Early Access since 2016 and was originally supposed to get its 1.0 release in 2018. The developers delayed the launch while continuing to push out new features. The team decided contin...

Garden Story Revealed by Viz Media and Rose City Games

The partnership between Rose City Games and Viz Media has continued to grow stronger over the past year and now they have announced another new game in the works from developer Picogram by the name of Garden Story. Garden Story is a pixel style adventure game that is currently set to be released in spring 2020 for the PC and Mac. Players will take on the role of Concord the Grape as they explore a...

The Great Perhaps Review

The Great Perhaps Developer: Caligari Games Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment Platform: Linux, Mac, Windows Release Date: 14 August 2019 Price: $9.99 USD/$14.95 AUD – Available Here Video Review Overview After waking up from hibernation for years, a cosmonaut returns to Earth to find it devastated by an apocalyptic event. He sets off with the space station’s AI named L9 to discover what caus...

Solve A Bark Mystery In A Summer with the Shiba Inu

I’ll be honest with you: I’m weak to puns. Good ones, bad ones, horrible ones – they all get a pass in my book. I even tried to sneak one in the article title here (it’s pretty bad, I know). Good puns can sometimes make a decent game even better, which is one of the reasons why I liked Cat Quest so much. Well, the cats had their 5 minutes so now it’s time for dogs to ...

Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus – Heretek Review

Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus – Heretek Developer: Bulwark StudiosPublisher: Kasedo GamesPlatforms: PC (Reviewed), Mac, LinuxRelease Date: 24 July 2019Price: – US$9.99 – Available Here Overview Fans of Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus have been waiting since November of last year for an expansion of Mechanicus, with the very active developers, Bulwalk Studios, delivering “Herete...

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