Review: Torchlight for XBOX 360

Runic Games, the makers of Diablo, have done it again. Literally. In a stroke of genius, the hit title Torchlight has come to us on Xbox Live Arcade. Read on…

REVIEW: Pound of Ground

It’s getting risky to step into the Zombie genre, mostly because of its blinding over exposure in video games, comics and movies, to say nothing of the humorous phenomenon it is on the net. In this indie game review, we find out whether Pound of Ground brings anything new to the growing pile of bodies…

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IndieCade 2010:

Imagine walking into a vinyl store that is stocked to its eyeballs with Bob Dylan and Zeppelin, approaching the counter and asking if they carry any Justin Bieber. That was me at IndieCade.

I’ve never given much thought to indie games. When I think of my favorite games of the modern day, I think of Mass Effect and…well, mostly just Mass Effect. I also found myself lamenting the idea of showing up to a gaming convention that was going to be one bizarre and boring game after the next. I mean, these are indie games! What kind of budget could these games possibly have? The poor saps that are making these games are probably a bunch of Mountain Dew-guzzling rejects who are developing clumps of animated pixels on a screen as a way of trying to flag down the hiring staff over at Blizzard because the fan fiction they wrote about their characters on World of Warcraft didn’t get them noticed.

Oh, how wrong I was.