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Lung Cancer Research Foundation: LIVE Stream Charity Event


Daizoren will be hosting a LIVE Gaming Stream via his Twitch channel at http://www.twitch.tv/daizoren for Lung Cancer Research Foundation.  I hope you will join us and helping support this charity by donating today and  watching LIVE on Saturday between 10 AM EST to 10 PM EST.  To donate, go here: http://www.gofundme.com/2yxf64.
GIVE DAIZOREN A FOLLOW ON TWITTER TO STAY UP TO DATE: https://twitter.com/daizoren
Want to know more?  Watch the video below!
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Slender: The Arrival Review


PC Game

$10

Website

Twitter (Blue Isle Studios)

Twitter (Parsec Productions)

 

 

By: Daizoren

Perhaps the most anticipated horror game of the year, Slender: The Arrival has to fill the shoes of the original Slender: The Eight Pages in an attempt to scare players in a way that the original never could. With Blue Isle Studios and Parsec Productions working in conjunction, do they achieve this hefty feat? Or does Slender: The Arrival lose it’s effect in a market that is saturated by wanna-be clones? (more…)


Indie Spotlight: Whispering Willows, Contrast and WarZ RETURNS!!


Welcome to the Indie Spotlight, bringing the latest in news, trailers and new releases in the Indie Video Game area.


Indie Spotlight: Steam Sales, Scary Games and Fly’N


Welcome to the Indie Spotlight, bringing the latest in news, trailers and new releases in the Indie Video Game area.

Fly’N Store Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/223730/

Akaneiro: Demon Hunters Greenlight Page: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=93002362

Huntsman:The Orphanage Greenlight Page: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=92956803

Three Dead Zed XBLIG Link: http://marketplace.xbox.com/en-US/Product/Three-Dead-Zed/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d80258550c35

More about The Walking Dead: http://www.telltalegames.com/


Master Blud says thanks and Stuff(ing)


SORRY FOR THE BEEPING YOU PROBABLY HEAR IN THE BACKGROUND, I DO NOT KNOW WHERE IT WAS COMING FROM, PROBABLY THE MIC.  Read Below

He All!  Thought I would pop my head in here

Wanted to talk to all of you and give you some updates on what is happening with VVGtv.com

As mentioned in the video http://kcentstudios.com


My Sister and I play Slender


Happy Halloween! As a special bonus video, I decided to grab my sister (Who scares easily) and have her play the viral hit Slender. I am personally terrified of Slenderman and she’s easily scared, so together we are the perfect victims for this game. Watch us get tense and try to find all 8 pages.


Black Mesa Review


PC Mod

Free

Website

 

 

 

 

 

By: Daizoren

As time slowly ticks away, we don’t seem to be getting any closer to any information regarding the release of Half-Life 3, but to help ease some tension, a fan made remake of Half-Life has just arrived on the scene after years of development. Watching as this project has been completed has felt like forever at times, but was the wait for this ambitious remake worth it? (more…)


Indie Spotlight: Black Mesa, Nave and Entropy!


Welcome to the Indie Spotlight, bringing the latest in news, trailers and new releases in the Indie Video Game area.

 

Nave trailer courtesy of Videogamo
Trap Mansion trailer courtesy of Too Easy Games Limited
Why Am I Dead? trailer courtesy of Peltast Design

Black Mesa – http://release.blackmesasource.com/
Download Indie Uprising III Soundtrack – http://bit.ly/IGU3Album
Back to School Bundle – http://www.indieroyale.com/

Life in the Dorms – http://lifeinthedorms.momentgames.com/
Faster than Light – http://www.ftlgame.com/

Clearance Bin Review Entropy Preview – http://clearancebinreview.com/2012/08/30/xblig-uprising-preview-wake-up-in-the-morning-feeling-like-whats-going-on-entropy/
Clearance Bin Review Interview – http://clearancebinreview.com/2012/09/08/xblig-uprising-developer-interview-autotivity-entertainment-developer-of-entropy/
Clearance Bin Review Autotivity Article – http://clearancebinreview.com/2012/09/04/autotivity-engineering-a-new-gaming-experience/
The Indie Mine Interview – http://theindiemine.com/indie-games-uprising-iii-interview-autotivity-entertainment/

Entropy Site – http://www.entropy-thegame.com/
Entropy Twitter – https://twitter.com/autotivity

Entropy Xbox Live Marketplace Page – http://marketplace.xbox.com/en-US/Product/Entropy/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d80258550bf2


SOLLOMAN working on new 3D platformer?


By: Daizoren

New footage released by “Happy” developer, SOLLOMAN, shows some platforming stage in Unreal’s UDK. Could this mean a future 3D game? We’re not sure, but it looks like it’s something to be looking forward too. We’ve contacted SOLLOMAN for further information. You can check out the footage from his “Floating Windmill” level below.

*Full disclosure: Kyle (Daizoren) worked on SOLLOMAN’s last game, “Happy”*


Babel Rising Mobile Review


Android Mobile Game

$4.99

Website

Google Play Store

Developer – Ubisoft

 

 

 

 

 

By: Daizoren

Hoping to bring some fun and entertainment to the idea of being your own god, Babel Rising gives you powers beyond that of mere mortals in order to bring down fury and spite against your defiant creations. Does this god simulator end up being all it’s cracked up to be? Or is being a god more than one mortal could do?

Graphics

For a mobile title, Babel Rising does a decent job of showing you all that is going on. Your enemies can be small at times and hard to pin point, but when you have abilities that hurt multiples, it doesn’t make much of a difference. The environments are well off enough that you can grasp where you are and what you’re doing. Special moves have a special aesthetic to them but none of them seem to be very overwhelming in their appearance. Babel Rising isn’t trying to wow the player with it’s graphics. It merely presents wat it needs to get by.

Gameplay

Starting out, some of the powers you’ll receive might get you excited for what is to come. Lightning strikes, fire abilities, boulders and other attacks make it seem like you have control over anything you want. As time goes on, however, you’ll find yourself resorting to a very set number of abilities and techniques to get by and nothing seems to ever progress except for the length of each gaming session. Timed levels ask for a lot when you’re playing something that is meant to be a mobile, pick up and play type of title. Other levels ask for a high number of kills before you are done and this can take a long time as well. If you’re looking for something to have short spurts of gaming sessions, you should probably look elsewhere.

Sound

There’s nothing really special to the sound of Babel Rising. The music is pretty mundane and most times you’ll never even notice it. Effects like lightning and fire all sound pretty normal and nothing special about any of them. The only saving grace to the sound is when you kill a character. They’re tiny voices can garner a laugh or two from time to time, but even that enjoyment seems to fade after time.

Replay Value

For as long as the campaign is, Babel Rising doesn’t seem to hold a lot of replay value because the campaign itself can be a hassle just to get through. Each level seems to be a lot of the same thing, despite some new abilities being unlocked as you go. To think that you might want to play the game over again seems hard to fathom with a title that is this repetitive.

Recap

Pros

  • Decent Graphics
  • Funny voices
  • Fun at first

Cons

  • Mundane gameplay
  • Bland environments
  • Same thing over and over
  • No replay value

For a title that tries to put the powers of a god in your hands, you feel more like you’re just doing a chore by smiting characters over and over again. With a lack of new abilities and branching them out into greater powers (Only 3 per power) this title seems to fall short of something that could have been a lot more fun.

Graphics – 7.5

Gameplay – 5

Sound – 5

Replay Value – 2

Overall – 4.9

*Note: This review was based on playing Babel Rising on a Samsung Galaxy S II*