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 →


Constant C

Have Game, Will Play: Constant C on XBLA

In a fictitious future things have gone awry on an outer space research center. The humans aboard are left a motionless state. Fortunately there’s a contingency; that’s the good news. The bad news is that all hope of rescue lies with a single point of failure. The aptly named Rescue … Continue Reading →


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Have Game, Will Play: Takedown Red Sabre on XBLA

Takedown Red Sabre was kickstarted in 2012 having successfully raised over $200k. It was supposed to be a tactical coop(can be played solo), team focused, first person shooter in the vein of Rainbow Six. Unfortunately it falls far short and is clearly unfinished. Recommendation: Nope! Not recommended Full Disclosure: This … Continue Reading →


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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 →


The Bridge

Have Game, Will Play: The Bridge

An Issac Newton-esque character needs to find keys for doors to unlock and enter. That sounds simple enough but it can be far from it.  Ty Taylor and Mario Castaneda’s 2D black and white game, The Bridge, is a fun and challenging puzzle platformer. Rotating the world around you and … 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 →


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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 →


Magrunner

Have Game, Will Play: Magrunner: Dark Pulse

There is no need to pretend like Magrunner: Dark Pulse does not remind you of a popular first person puzzle platformer. It is in first person. It involves a protagonist maneuvering through a testing facility and there are very familiar UI elements. I recognize all of these similarities, and more, … Continue Reading →


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Just Playing Through: The Wolf Among Us Ep1

Just Playing Through: The Wolf Among Us Ep1 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 Games’ immensely popular The Walking Dead season 1. Bigby Wolf(aka The Big Bad Wolf) is … Continue Reading →


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Have Game, Will Play: Girl Fight

Have Game, Will Play: Girl Fight Girl Fight is a fighting game featuring scantily clad women. I am not a fighting game connoisseur so I am not a reliable source on how deep the fighting system is. However Girl Fight is a mechanically sound fighting game. As an admitted button-masher, … Continue Reading →


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Star Wars Pinball: Balance of The Force

HG, WP: Star Wars Pinball: Balance of the Force Zen Studios has another 3 Star Wars tables for Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX2. Choose a side, increase your score and watch how your performance effects the 3 new tables. These tables seem deeper than previous releases which shows that … Continue Reading →


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Have Game, Will Play: Hexodius XBLA

Hexodius has a narrative but the gameplay mostly involves shooting robots. If memory serves, a robot, named Fred, creates another electronic entity, B.O.B.,  to go in and do some probing. If this sounds suggestive, so be it. Hexodius is a twin-stick shooter where you battle other robots, with a wide … Continue Reading →


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Orc Attack Flatulent Rebellion HG, WP

Have Game, Will Play: Orc Attack Flatulent Rebellion Orc Attack Flatulent Rebellion is a 3rd person action game that thankfully does not require your olfactory abilities. You control an orc and have the ability to use burbs and flatulence offensively in addition to a variety of weapons. If bodily functions … Continue Reading →


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GameEnthus Podcast ep159: Singing Out of Tune or Janitorial Contagion

Phoenix(@King_Phoenix410) from The Phoenix Project is pitching his MS tent and he won’t be moved. Shareef(@ShareefJackson) from Operation Cubicle and ShareefJackson.com takes us to school about something we rarely talk about, sports! Mike(@AssaultSuit) may or may not have made a surprise purchase this week. David(@Tiny415) has technical issues and Aaron(@Ind1fference) … Continue Reading →


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A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda Ex

Have Game, Will Play: A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda Ex A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda Ex is a side scrolling action platformer from Extend Studio and Aksys Games.  It is the latest version of a game with the same name, the EX is likely due to the inclusion of DLC available on Steam. A.R.E.S. … Continue Reading →


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Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death

GE Trial: Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death Gamers meet Marlow Briggs. Developer: Zootlfy Publisher: 505 Games Genre: 3rd Person action adventure Price: $14.99 Platform(s): Xbox360(XBLA), PC   Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death


Foul Play

Foul Play HG, WP

Have Game, Will Play: Foul Play In Foul Play theatrically inclined daemon hunter Baron Dashforth and his sidekick Scampwick are walking to the right and beating up anyone who stands in their way. Foul Play is, as you likely guessed(or saw), a side-scrolling beat’em up that takes place on a … Continue Reading →


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Mars War Logs HG, WP Parts 1 and 2 of 3

Have Game, Will Play: Mar War Logs You are Roy Temperance, a p.o.w who is trapped on Mars. You must select dialogue choices, level up, craft armor/weapons and hit your would-be killers with blunt objects, magic(really science) and bullets in order to survive. Mars War Logs was immediately written off … Continue Reading →


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Charlie Murder HG,WP

Have Game, Will Play: Charlie Murder Explaining the deep and emotional back-stories of Charlie and his literal band of misfits would take time away from more pressing matters. Apparently Gore Quaffer and some legion of evil is up to no good and are threatening the world or something.  Charlie Murder … Continue Reading →


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Brothers A Tale of Two Sons HG, WP

Have Game, Will Play: Brothers A Tale of Two Sons An old man, who may or may not be your father(he is), is sick. Two brothers, one several years older than the other, must venture off in search of medicine. That’s where you come in. You must control them. But … Continue Reading →


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Narco Terror : HG, WP

Have Game, Will Play: Narco Terror ‘Mindless twin-stick Madness’ is the perfect description for Narco Terror. While in pursuit of your daughter, some unnamed agent and a man named Adamo you control a protagonist whose goal is just to kill everything on the screen. This game is about blowing things … Continue Reading →


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Cloudberry Kingdom : HG, WP

Have Game, Will Play: Cloudberry Kingdom You are Bob. Bob is attempting to rescue a less than grateful princess from the clutches of the evil King Kobbler or something like that. Players must guide a fully customizable Bob through a series of short platforming levels. You can collect gems in … Continue Reading →


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Have Game, Will Play: R.I.P.D

This multiplayer focused(not required) 3rd person shooter comes in with a robust selection of options, upgrades and guns. There are plenty of guns and dead people to shoot. Wait, that doesn’t make any sense. Anywoo, it is from the creators of God Mode(OldSchool Games) and the similarities are quite strong. … Continue Reading →


Pacific Rim

Have Game, Will Play: Pacific Rim The Video Game

A budget fighting game using the license from summer of 2013′s  monster/robot jock rock ‘em sock ‘em flick. Fairly simple fighting gameplay with the ability to level up your jaeger or kaiju to your liking…if you’re into that kind of thing.