Young Souls (PC, 1P2P Studio) Young Souls is an RPG dungeon crawler where a single player can either control both characters or a second player can join in at any time. The eye-popping aesthetics are absolutely gorgeous and I love how enemies, the characters and environment pop against the various background. As a side-scrolling title movement… Read More Best indie games of PAX South 2019
Anthem is a game I knew nothing about-other than it being developed by BioWare-prior to jumping into this past weekend’s VIP demo. While we were waiting to access the demo, TwitchGym members asked me what I wish it would be; I answered with something to the effect of: “Mass Effect combat in a Destiny world” and if… Read More Anthem VIP Demo Review
The Battle Royale genre is popular for good reason: these games allow players to be immersed in a short, unique narrative while being highly competitive and they tend to have a wealth of customization options. After seeing GirlHero (twitch.tv/girlhero) play Super Animal Royale for a couple hours the day after release, I decided to jump into… Read More Super Animal Royale: The Cutest and most accessible BR around!
For the next edition of the TruBros 2018 Holiday Gift Guide I’m giving you suggestions for the gamer, streamer or content content creator on your holiday shopping list. Whether you’re looking to upgrade their gaming experience or ensure the quality of their content is as high as possible, any of the items below are practical… Read More 2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Gaming/Streaming
Rhythm games are a lost art, in my opinion. I’ve fond memories of delving into titles such as Frequency and Amplitude, and like many I was enamored with the Guitar Hero series during the early years of the franchise (on a related note, DJ Hero was a truly remarkable game. That is all). Since the… Read More Overpass: a relaxing rhythm adventure from a new perspective
Just Shapes & Beats (http://www.justshapesandbeats.com/) is a bullet-hell genre title with a seemingly innocuous aesthetic: you control a small teal blue square avoiding a barrage of magenta colored obstacles, all of which move to the beat of the soundtrack. While the premise sounds insipid, the execution is layered, complex and positively gorgeous. Just Shapes &… Read More Just Shapes & Beats: a pulsating journey through a vibrant geometric landscape
Mutant Football League http://www.mutantfootballleague.com/ Keeping with the theme of arcade-style sports games I loved in my youth and owned on Nintendo 64 (quite specific traits to build a theme on, huh?), NFL Blitz was another series I played relentlessly. I’ve personally always preferred the quick, over-the-top style of arcade games as opposed to the more… Read More Mutant Football League: an arcade football game with a healthy side of mutants/zombies