Abyss Odyssey JV

Joint Venture: Abyss Odyssey

Mike and Aaron jump and slash to near perfection in Ace Team’s Abyss Odyssey. Genre: action, adventure, rogue-like Developer: Ace Team Publisher: Atlus Platforms: PC, Xbox 360 , PS3 Price: $14.99 http://abyssodyssey.com/abysspage.html http://GameEnthus.com https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/gameenthus-podcast-video-games/id286435007?mt=2


Mousecraft

Have Game, Will Play: Mousecraft

Apparently Schrodinger’s cat has survived and is busy conducting experiments of his own. He uses mice to retrieve pieces of cheese and crystal shards. You could spend time questioning why the shards were placed within the container along with the cheese and the mice, but it really doesn’t matter. Mousecraft … Continue Reading →


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GameEnthus Podcast ep193: Shoveling Praise or Flail State

This week the Roo(@Roo_CotGW) from Clan of the Gray Wolf and Retroware TV joins Mike (@Assaultsuit), Tiny(@Tiny415) and Aaron (@Ind1fference) to talk about: ConBravo, MAGfest8.5, The Video Game Years, DOTA International, Console Wars, The Purge, poutine, Wilfred, Baywatch Nights, Amazing Princess Sarah, GameScape, ArtScape, Prisoners, Amiibo, That Rock, Paper, Scissors … Continue Reading →


MonacoJV

Joint Venture: Monaco

Mike and Aaron partake in some weekend thievery in Monaco. Genre: action, adventure Developer: Pocketwatch Games Publisher: Pocketwatch Games Platforms: Steam, Mac, Linux, Xbox 360 Price: $14.99 http://www.monacoismine.com http://GameEnthus.com https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/gameenthus-podcast-video-games/id286435007?mt=2


So Many Me

Just Playing Through: So Many Me

So Many Me I messed up the name of the game a couple times during the video. Oops. Genre: puzzle platformer Developer: Extend Studios Publisher: Origo Games Platforms: Ouya, Steam, Mac, Linux Price: $14.99 http://x10interactive.com/somanyme/ http://GameEnthus.com https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/gameenthus-podcast-video-games/id286435007?mt=2


BlueEstate

Have Game, Will Play: Blue Estate The Game

I’m not much of a light gun game afficianado. The primary reason is because I no longer own any CRT televisions. Although I honestly didn’t play much beyond Duck Hunt in my youth. I borrowed a Super Scope Six from a friend during the SNES era but that’s another story. … Continue Reading →


Monochroma

Have Game, Will Play: Monochroma

A dark, forboding, eerily silent and industrial environmental awaits players in Nowhere Studio’s Monochroma. The tale revolves around two brothers. The younger sibling becomes hurt and the older, truly being his brother’s keeper, carries him on his back throughout most of the game. The brother can be put down on … Continue Reading →


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GameEnthus Podcast ep192: Early Excess? or (Re)Rewarded

This week the Tre(@ProfessorTMR) and Nick(@PHLCollective) from, indie dev house, PHLCollective join Mike(@Assaultsuit)and Aaron (@Ind1fference) to talk about: early access, Thor, emissions inspections (no, seriously), BitGen, MAGfest 8.5, ClusterPuck 99, Knight Strike, Noodle Arm Rebellion, Bayonetta 2, Mario Maker, Hyrule Warriors, Kirby Rainbow Curse, Yoshi’s Wooly World, Smash Bros, Dawn … Continue Reading →


Another World

Have Game, Will Play: Another World 20th Anniversary Edition

Another World aka Out of This World(US)/Outer World(Japan), designed by Eric Chahi, is a classic adventure game where players take control of a scientist named Lester.  Apparently Lester is doing fairly well for himself as he is seen in the beginning driving to work in a Ferrari. Whether he is … Continue Reading →


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GameEnthus ep191: McCheese Campaign or Solo Strider

This week Sonya(@SonyaWinz) and Drew(@DMLFury) from ZTGD as well as the N4G Radio and Phoenix Down  podcasts join Mike(@Assaultsuit), Tiny(@Tiny415)and Aaron (@Ind1fference) to  talk about: Guacamelee Super Turbo Championship Edition, Wolfenstein, Armillo, Killzone Shadowfall: Intercept, Mario Kart 8, Q*bert Rebooted, Terrian Saga KR-17, Another World, Mousecraft, Blue Estate, Action Henk, … Continue Reading →


Armillo

Have Game, Will Play: Armillo

The Wii U is many things(or maybe not depending on who you ask) but it is certainly not considered a reliable source in the industry for independent games. Despite it having a good number of indie releases, it is only now that people are recognizing its indie exclusives. One of … Continue Reading →


Z-Run

Have Game, Will Play: Z-Run

Endless runners are as ubiquitous as zombies. Beatshapers latest release, Z-Run, combines swift movement with masses of the living dead. Running passed the zombies only works if they are far away from you. However you will need to slide, dodge, kick and utilize melee/projectile weapons to get to the end … Continue Reading →


Magical Beat

Have Game, Will Play: Magical Beat

Enjoy matching 3 like colored beatons(blocks) to send melancholy looking blocks over to the CPU or ad hoc human opponent’s side of the screen. If you get them to fill up their side to the top, you win. Playing to beat is of the utmost importance. You can enjoy the … Continue Reading →


Mutant Blobs Attack

Have Game, Will Play: Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack!!!

Scientists have locked up a bunch of mutant blobs from space. The blobs are being experimented on and generally mistreated. One purple-spiked blob has had enough and breaks free. His newly found freedom is immediately shared with his blob brethren. Now he must hide from the humans and attempt to … Continue Reading →


Sixty2ndshooterprime

Have Game, Will Play: Sixty Second Shooter Prime

Sixty Second Shooter Prime is the Lays potato chip of twin-stick shooters. Once you start playing you can’t stop. There are 2 modes: 60 and infinity. The former gives you one minute to rack up as many points as possible. You will acquire power-ups that augment your weapons along the … Continue Reading →


CrimsonLand

Have Game, Will Play: Crimsonland

Crimsonland is a bloody twin-stick shooter that was originally released in 2003. Developer 10tons Ltd decided to give it an overhaul and enhance it. The latest version of Crimsonland still places your controllable character in a flat environment with multitudes of advancing enemies. While Crimsonland is a twin-stick shooter it … Continue Reading →


SpoilerAlert

Have Game, Will Play: Spoiler Alert

Chili Pepper Knight wants a mulligan on life. Sure – he’s cleared the levels, defeated the bosses and rescued Princess Tomato but he wants to undo it all. Spoiler Alert is a platforming game where you undo it all again, sort of. You’ll replace coins, unstop enemies, catch previously thrown … Continue Reading →


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GameEnthus Podcast ep190: Touch of Nothing or Scrapple Moose

This week Kevo(@Cybersoulja) from BeatinDaBlock podcast/GamingGawd and Stealth(@Stealth___) from RPGrinders and the Leviathyn podcasts join Mike(@Assaultsuit), Tiny(@Tiny415)and Aaron (@Ind1fference) to  talk about: Star Citizen, Shovel Knight, Ascendant, Armillo, Transformers Age of Extinction, Reading Rainbow, Airtight Games, Another World, Blue Estate, Zombie Driver, Z-Run, Clusterpuck, Wizardous, Bungle, Drive to Hell, Ghost … Continue Reading →


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GameEnthus ep189: No Mere Toilet or We’re Losing Money!

This week Gary(@amras89) and Dan(@HardlyDan) from The Gamesmen RPG join Mike(@Assaultsuit), Tiny(@Tiny415)and Aaron (@Ind1fference) to  talk about: Star Citizen, 22 Jump Street, Shovel Knight, Crimsonland, Philadelphia ComicCon, Pizza Hut, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Marlow Briggs, Ubisoft, cloud computing, Blue Toad Files, SpeedRunner, Sport, DMC, Dead Rising 3, Golden Axe Warrior, … Continue Reading →


Shovel Knight

Have Game, Will Play: Shovel Knight

We live in a time when nostalgia cannot really be considered a fad. For the past 3-4 years the independent game development community has produced games that sing never-ending praise for the 8 and 16-bit generation. Some thought this was a passing fancy and that we’d “get over it”. They … Continue Reading →


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GameEnthus ep188: Keyboard Bullies or The Mod Squad

This week Mike Mika(@MikeJMika) creator of IDARB, Cicero(@StubbyStan) from The Spawn Point Blog/Spawn on Me Podcast and Michael(@Gnitro) from G-Nitro.com join Mike(@Assaultsuit), Tiny(@Tiny415)and Aaron (@Ind1fference) to  talk about: IDARB, Spawn Point Blog, Destiny Alpha, Shovel Knight, Klax, Little Nicky, How To Train Your Dragon 2, Alex Kidd, Sega Master System, … Continue Reading →


1001spikes

Have Game, Will Play: 1001 Spikes

There is a story in (Aban Hawkins)1001 Spikes however the focus of this game is platforming. Not just any platforming, 1001 Spikes’ pinpoint controls are utilized in extremely difficult and unforgiving levels. Spikes, boulders, water, falls, dart-projecting statues and more are ready and willing to kill you at any moment … Continue Reading →


Last Tinker

Have Game, Will Play: The Last Tinker City of Colors

Colortown is a place where creatures of any hue live and work together. However feelings of superiority, sadness and fear have caused the harmony found in Colortown to take an ugly segregated turn. As creatures of like colors begin to gather together they are forced to pause their segregation by … Continue Reading →


wormsbattlegrounds

Have Game, Will Play: Worms Battlegrounds

My worms experience is not vast. I played a PC version years ago and several hours of the first Worms title on XBLA. That’s about it. So please indulge me if I am unaware of all the of the differences between Worms Battlegrounds and its predecessors. Now I feel very … Continue Reading →


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GameEnthus Podcast ep187: E3 (un)Conkered or Ryerson of Tomorrow

This week Kosa(@LadyKosa) from twitch, Rod(@Rodimusprime) from The Black Guy Who Tips and Matt(@Mattmanver2) from Podcast64  join Mike(@Assaultsuit), Tiny(@Tiny415)and Aaron (@Ind1fference) to talk about: E3, Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, Black Science, The One Hundred, Falling Skies, Edge of Tomorrow, Fargo, True Detective, Hyperkin Retron 5, Phantom Dust, Little Big Planet 3, … Continue Reading →