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The spaceport's trader, or rather the lifeless unblinking eye of a terminal that passes for one, is offering twice the going rate for Gravitino Balls. This doesn't do me much good, seeing as how I've been through a dozen ...

Finding My Sky

Games

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The Scheme Hatchery is a strange beast. Andy and I originally created it as a sort of home base of operations for our work on Gemini and whatever else we came up with (such as the pseudo-weekly Mercy's Shadow). It also ...

Talkin’ Games at the Hatchery

Games

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Run, dash, leap, climb, boost, dodge, shoot, die. So goes a few seconds in the world of Cloudbuilt, a brutally unforgiving, lightning-fast parkour-em-up set amongst the skies, skies which are filled with angry robots looking ...

Review – Cloudbuilt

Games, Review

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Equal parts charming, frustrating, and novel, Octodad makes for a worthwhile if uneven experience. Nobody suspects a thing. At least that's what the theme song to Octodad: Dadliest Catch would have us believe. Exactly ...

Review – Octodad: Dadliest Catch

Games, Review

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Ah, 2013. You had PC games. Turns out I played some of them. Join me as I look back at the best and the worst in this, our first ever Hatchy awards spectacular! Let's open up with the games that didn't quite make the grade ...

The 2013 Hatchies: PC Games

Games

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A new console generation looms, so who's holding the right cards? Or even knows what game they're playing?   As an exclusively PC-based gamer, new generations of gaming consoles have always been life-affirming events. ...

The Once (and Future?) Consoles

Games

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Divekick's bare-bones approach to fighting makes it ideal for both newcomers and fighting game veterans alike. I should really love fighting games. Back in my younger baseball-playing days, nothing was better than ...

Divekick Review

Games, Review

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Reus takes some deceptively rich mechanics and surrounds them with varied and rewarding challenges. The Reus giveth, and the Reus taketh away. Dutch developer Abbey Games has managed to capture the dichotomous nature ...

Reus Review

Games, Review

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Stardrive is unoriginal, inaccessible, and borderline unplayable. For such a seemingly specific genre, space strategy has actually produced a pretty diverse array of games. There's classic 4x like Master of Orion and ...

Stardrive Review

Games, Review

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