Dan Worcester

Been playing games for over half my life. I like to think that I have a wide variety of tastes in genres, while still being mindful of quality.


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Anodyne Review – Yes of Course… a Broom!

With the current wave of indie titles, many developers are making games that show a clear inspiration from more retro titles. The best of these games give the feeling that…

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Green Man Gaming Launches into Publishing with Idol Hands

On May 10th 2010, the online video game retailer Green Man Gaming launched with five hundred titles available for purchase. In the time since, their library has grown to over…

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PlaytonicGames to Develop Banjo-Kazooie Spiritual Successor

One of the most fondly remembered development studios to make games for the Nintendo 64 is Rare. GoldenEye 007 and Donkey Kong 64 and Banjo-Kazooie are all beloved classics of…

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Vulture for NetHack Coming to Steam

When the original NetHack was released on July 1987, it’s refinement of the genre paved the way for many of the modern roguelikes we have today. NetHack is one of…

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Xbox One Struggles to Sell in Japan

When the Xbox One was released in Japan on September of last year, it only managed to sell 30,000 systems that month, half the number that the Xbox 360 achieved…

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You Can Make a Doom Visual Novel with this Mod

In 1994, Edge Magazine published a review for Doom, a first person shooter game, which ended with the reviewer lamenting how you could only fight with the game’s enemies. “lf…

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Glorious Leader! Canceled After Kickstarter Hack

On January 7th the developers at Moneyhorse Games canceled the kickstarter campaign for their game “Glorious Leader!” a title that was already greenlit for release on Steam. The satirical run…

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High Taxes Force Nintendo to Leave Brazilian Market

On the month of January 2015, “a Gaming do Brasil” or The Gaming Brazil will cease distribution of Nintendo products in the country of Brazil. For fourteen years, a Gaming…

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Persona 3 The Movie no 3 Falling Down premieres on April 4th in Japan

In a recent announcement on the movie’s website, it was revealed that Persona 3 The Movie: #3 Falling Down will be coming to Japanese theaters on April 4th. The film…

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Valve Removes Hatred from Steam Greenlight [Updated]

Update: Valve has reinstated Hatred’s Greenlight page. Today, Destructive Creations posted their game “Hatred” to the Steam Greenlight service to see if the community would be interested in purchasing it.…