Skyshine Games, the developers behind the upcoming apocalyptic-cyberpunk role-playing game, has announced that development has officially started on the title following a successful Kickstarter campaign where they managed to hit 128% of their funding goal.
The Fine Young Capitalists have been through a heck of a lot throughout this whole ordeal (you can read up on some of the hurdles the pro-feminist Game Jam faced right here). A lot of their problems started when they were accused by Zoe Quinn and friends of being transphobic, accusations that were spawned from misinterpretation and knee-jerk reactions. Twitter. Professional model Dane Halo provided an explanation to Kramer, Quinn and the rest of The Fine Young Capitalists’ antagonists by explaining that TFYC’s policies involving trans-contestants in the Game Jam were based on the guidelines rolled out by the official Human Rights Commission of Ontario.
Nevertheless, those accusations came with a heavy price, as the supervisor of The Fine Young Capitalists had his private information broadcast to the public; putting him in the cross-hairs of unstable individuals who sent death threats and abuse his way. Continue reading
Virtual Racing Industries has brought their online racing title to Steam’s Greenlight community service. The game isn’t an 8-bit inspired platformer or pixelated rogue-like adventure game. Oh no, VRI went all in with VRC Pro, showcasing a visually impressive, fast-paced racing title that mimics the real-life thrills and carnage of RC racing.
One of the more interesting action-RPGs out this fall has finally landed on the store shelves of a brick and mortar retailer near you. The name of the game? Lords of the Fallen. The gimmick? It’s a badass, tactically-oriented role-playing game with some awesome, in-depth melee combat and plenty of thrilling encounters with some interesting bosses.
Here’s the final part of the conversation I had regarding games journalism and #GamerGate with Geoff Henao, a former reviews editor under one of the Modern Method labels and a good friend of Allistair Pinsof, the former writer for Destructoid. Continue reading
One of the common complaints from people opposed to #GamerGate is that consumers aren’t gunning hard enough against AAA publishers to root out the shady deals between the people who publish games and the people who report on them. Quite naturally, if you can’t see the absurdity in that criticism against a consumer revolt, there’s really nothing I can say to convince you about the ridiculousness of that claim. However, one thing that will get publishers to change is the games media; they have to be willing to come forward about the things that consumers don’t know about and one site has done just that. Continue reading
Bloomylight Studio has a really slick new game called Lynn & The Spirit of Inao. If you’re a fan of director Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli’s amazing work in storytelling and animation, such as Princess Mononoke and Najiscaa of the Valley of the Wind, you’ll definitely love Lynn & The Spirit of Inao. The game has recently launched on Steam’s Greenlight service. Continue reading
Here’s part 3 of the conversation I had regarding games journalism and #GamerGate with Geoff Henao, a former reviews editor under one of the Modern Method labels and a good friend of Allistair Pinsof, the former writer for Destructoid. Continue reading