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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 →


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 →


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Just Playing Through: The Wolf Among Us ep 3 and 4

Just Playing Through: The Wolf Among Us ep3 A Crooked Mile   Just Playing Through: The Wolf Among Us ep4 In Sheep’s Clothing The Wolf Among us is a graphic adventure adaptation based on the Fables comics by Bill Willingham. This game was released in October of 2013 following-up Telltales … Continue Reading →


JetCarStunts

Have Game, Will Play: Jet Car Stunts

The popular and well-received mobile racer, Jet Car Stunts has made its way to the PC. Jet Car Stunts is advertised as a racing platformer, which is largely accurate. The tracks you race on are very segmented and require you to use the jet boost to continue to the finish … Continue Reading →


TitanAttacks

Have Game, Will Play: Titan Attacks!

The team at Puppy Games really likes the arcade classic Space Invaders quite a bit. So much so that they made a love letter to it. Their latest release,  Titan Attacks!**, is more than enough evidence. Waves of enemies will move back and forth at the top of screen and … Continue Reading →


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Have Game, Will Play: SportsFriends on PS4

Sportfriends is a compilation of 4 different games: Johann Sebastion Joust, Hokra, Super Pole Riders and BaraBariBall. BaraBariBall involes 2-4 players where the objective is to get the ball and submerge it into the oppsoing teams side of the water. The tools at your disposal are the ability to attack … Continue Reading →


Trials Fusion

Have Game, Will Play: Trials Fusion

Trials Fusion** is the latest in the Trials series from developer Redlynx. The core gameplay mechanics are intact: you simply drive to the finish line on a motorbike or an ATV. Of course, I am leaving out all of the elements that make Trials games fun. You have to tackle … Continue Reading →


Fez

Have Game, Will Play: Fez on PS4

Fez is a pure puzzle platformer. There’s no combat, no enemies, no death penalty and no time limit. It is a game that encourages exploration and cooperation with others(playing concurrently or previously). Fez is about a world that needs to be rebooted. However the only person who knows that is … Continue Reading →


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Have Game, Will Play: Vessel

An inventor named, M. Arkwright, developed an automaton called a Fluro. Arkwright’s motivation was to create machines that would take on tasks he deemed too mundane for humanity. The good news is that the Fluros performed as expected, sometimes, but the inventor’s machines may have some design flaws. Vessel is … Continue Reading →


Luftrausers

Have Game, Will Play: Luftrausers

Developer Vlambeer’s latest offering, Luftrausers, is a sepia colored airplane dog-fighting shooter. In this single player affair the emphasis is on completing objectives to advance to new stages and unlock new parts for your customizable plane. The objectives typically focuses on things like destroying a certain number of enemies or … Continue Reading →


Master Reboot

Have Game, Will Play: Master Reboot on PS3

The mysteri foundation has developed a service called the Soul Cloud. The Soul Cloud is like a repository for your memories so your loved ones can essentially come visit you after your death. You or your family can purchase an island within the Soul Cloud to populate your soul/memories. Sounds … Continue Reading →


PacManM

Have Game, Will Play: Pac-Man Museum

Pac-man Museum is collection of some well known and, if I can be a bit transparent, obscure Pac-Man games. The games included are: Pac-Man, Super Pac-Man, Pac & Pal, Pac-Land, Pac-Mania, Pac-Attack(Genesis version), Pac-Man Arrangement(PSP version), Pac-Man Championship Edition, Ms. Pac-Man(free DLC until March 31st, $5 afterwards) and for the … Continue Reading →


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GameEnthus Podcast ep173: IR Blastin’ or Mech Tumble

  This week Kevo(@Cybersoulja) from BeatinDaBlock and Michal J.(@GravityAllergy) join Aaron(@Ind1fference) to talk about: Titanfall beta, Guardians of the Galaxy, Parks and Rec, The Lego Movie, City of God, Paralympics, Hot Pockets, Atari Flashback 2, Taco Bell, Steel Dive Sub Wars, Irrational Games, Beat Blaster III, Ryse, Dead Rising 3, … Continue Reading →


Ethan

Have Game, Will Play: Ethan Meteor Hunter

Ethan is a rat who happens to live next door to a bad neighbor. Luckily a meteor destroys his house and gives him telekinetic powers but not before his neighbor dumps trash onto his lawn. Soon after the discovery of his power, Ethan gets his revenge and sets off to … Continue Reading →


The Raven

Have Game, Will Play: The Raven Legacy of a Master Thief

Having grown up playing Sierra and Lucasarts’ adventure games, I was very excited to try The Raven Legacy of a Master Thief. The graphics looked good and the main character reminded me of Hercule Poirot. Of course, this game comes to the Xbox 360 and PS3 well into the renaissance … Continue Reading →


Furmins

Have Game, Will Play: Furmins

Furmins began as an iOS game and has been ported to the PS Vita(US) and the PS3(EU). It is a set-up and see style puzzle game. You must use the environment to set up a path for the Furmins to exit a level, by way of a basket. Bumpers, platforms, … Continue Reading →


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Holiday Gaming Experiences

Over the years, developers have been figuring out ways to sneak Holiday Easter eggs into video games, be it Santa and his sleigh flying across the sky in Mortal Kombat’a PIT level (both original and 2011) or Simpson’s Hit and Run Here is my list of Holiday picks for 2013


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Have Game, Will Play: Soulcalibur II HD Online

This serves as an example of how developers should HD-ify(if that’s a word) an old classic. The original Soulcalibur II already looked fantastic but this definitely kicks it up a notch. Great port with solid online play, if only Link could join the rest of the cast. Developer: Project Soul … Continue Reading →


SotS3

Have Game, Will Play: Strength of the Sword 3

This fantasy beat ‘em up was developed by a two man team from Ivent Games. Strength of the Sword 3 has something in common with Bill Cosby’s megahit movie, Leonard Part 6. It shares one interesting notion in that it’s a sequel in name only. Being a fan of that … Continue Reading →


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Have Game, Will Play: Stick it to The Man

Ray is a hard hat tester. He lives in a flat, paper-like world and one day after work he has an accident. The result is a pink neon arm, and hand, sticking out of his head. This hand gives Ray the ability to read other people’s minds. This ability coupled … Continue Reading →


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GameEnthus Podcast ep163: Suit Status or Dr. “Cossack”

Elaine(@Etdragon) from Some Other Castle shares her PS3 memories. Mike (@AssaultSuit) treats us to his recent movie recommendation and  Aaron(@Ind1fference) finally appreciates Lumines. Topics: PS4, PS3, Thor The Dark World, The Bridge, Stick it to The Man, Batman Arkham Origins, Knack, Pokemon Y, GTA V, GTA IV, Ride to Hell, … Continue Reading →


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Have Game, Will Play: Final Exam

En route to a high school reunion, four friends run into a seemingly endless horde of creatures. Despite being archetypes that probably wouldn’t have hung out in high school, they seem to work well together in disposing of these monsters. The cool guy and gal, the nerd and the jock … Continue Reading →


Castlevania LOS MOF

HG, WP: Castlevania Lords of Shadow Mirror of Fate HD

Developer MercurySteam released the original Castlevania Lords of Shadow Mirror of Fate for the 3DS in March of 2013. The game was not well-received. The expectations around it were very high due to the successful reboot of the Castlevania series on console. Furthermore the high quality of handheld Castlevania games … Continue Reading →


Bloog Knights

Have Game, Will Play: Blood Knights

Imagine being a hunter and having to bond with your prey. As awkward as that sounds, what if the situation ultimately resulted in you having more empathy with your prey as you are unfortunately transformed into them. Blood Knights’ co-protagonist, Jeremy, suffers this fate. He goes from hunting vampires, to … Continue Reading →