Gaming Previews

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Coverage Club: Roombo And The Thousand Moons

August 16, 2019 by William Worrall

This week on Coverage Club, we’ve got a doubleheader of indie games, both played and covered by our own William Worrall. One is a stylish video game musical, the other…

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Play NYC 2019: Prism’s Multifaceted Fun

August 16, 2019 by Courtney Ehrenhofler

I’ve always been a fan of traditional card games. While I’m not the poker enthusiast like my co-writer or an Atlantic City high-roller, I’ve always enjoyed some solitaire and blackjack.…

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Play NYC 2019: Kristala Demo Slays

August 14, 2019 by Courtney Ehrenhofler

I was unable to convince my coworkers to attend a cat café with me for lunch at Play NYC, so checking out indie, cat-centric RPG Kristala by Astral Clocktower Studios…

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Play NYC 2019: Fourzy Hands On is Four by Fun

August 14, 2019 by Courtney Ehrenhofler

One of the first games that I got to check out at Play NYC this year was Fourzy, a mobile game from family-run MindIsle Games. A reimagining of the classic…

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Jupiter Hell Is A Reloading Simulator With Demons

August 13, 2019 by Jeffrey Lerman

I’ve always loved how roguelikes can manipulate your emotions and frustrate you to the point of playing worse. In a game like Spelunky, you can fall on spikes and lose…

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Hands-on with ChromaVaders, A Compelling Mash-Up of Galaga and Columns

August 12, 2019 by Robert N. Adams

Play NYC always brings out a bunch of interesting games and the 2019 show at the Metropolitan Pavilion was no different. A select handful of the games make me go,…

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Coverage Club: Claw Staff Misses the Mark

August 9, 2019 by Robert N. Adams

Claw Staff is a platformer that’s all about a specialized staff with a claw on the end of it. The emperor demands that you bring him the moon — yes,…

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Coverage Club : Between The Stars Blasts Off Into Fun

August 2, 2019 by Kyle Johnson

There’s something magical about captaining your own ship as it sails through the universe. Investigating colorful nebulae, dodging asteroid and debris fields, encountering strange diseases and alien life all have…

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Coverage Club: 80 Days and Hundreds of Questionable Decisions

July 26, 2019 by Megan Cronin

Let’s lay a ground rule for 80 Days: what happens in Hong Kong stays in Hong Kong. We all make mistakes. In my 1872 adventures as the faithful Passepartout, valet to…

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Griftlands Preview: It Might Make You A Fan of Deckbuilders

July 26, 2019 by Max Moeller

I love roguelites, but I don’t care much for deckbuilders. The only game in the collectible card game genre that ever really hooked me was Hearthstone, and that was a…