Indies of the Week #41 – Disrupt Indie Gaming Sunday

Welcome to another Indies of the Week # 41 this Sunday. Before I get to the theme for today. I am been at Anime USA 2017 yesterday and last Friday. It was no indies there but I had fun. Anime 2017 blog post will be on Friday before Christmas shopping . Today’s theme is disrupt in indies you have a primary objective. There is a disrupt or obstacle that you must overcome to achieve it. Let’s see what indies we have in store for us gamers.

5. Juicy Realm – SpaceCan

Juicy Realm is a rogue-like shooter indie game.  Juicy Realm is plants  are eating human and now human are the top of the food chain. In gameplay, players gain weapons , items and gear to fight off human-eating plants. Defend of and expand your  based camp. Play alone or with friends in campaign mode. If you don’t end of plant food support SpaceCan. Follow SpaceCam on Twitter and Facebook for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Game Awards 2017 – Big Video Game Announcements for 2018

The Game Awards 2017 honors developers who put their sweat and tears on making the best game. Aside from giving out awards and nominating, there is some big video game announcements.  These announcements that’s out of nowhere and others might be a shock. Let’s get right to the announcement for what is coming up in 2018.

Game Awards starts off with World War Z trailer. The trailer show off what look like Russia and zombies are infested into the city. My speculators of World War Z will be a zombie survival game like Left for Dead.  You are a party of four or five people fighting off a zombie horde. The game will be developed by Saber Interactive and based off Max Brooks’s World War Z novel.  I have to see more of World War Z in the near Future.

Owlchemy Lab release a trailer for their new VR game  Vacation Simulator. This is the same company who did Job Simulator. In the trailer, you are in vacation eating hotdogs, relaxing in the sun and talking to robots.  If you want any vacation plans or VR be should to buy this game went it release.

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Indies of the Week #40 – Giving Indie Gaming Sunday

Welcome to another Indies of the Week #40 this Sunday. I hope you had a had a great Thanksgiving.  Today’s theme is giving in indies game, which developers give the fans something to look forward to. Gameplay, characters and storyline in indies.  Last Tuesday was all about giving but I am late. Let’s see what indies we have today.

8. Slam Fighter II – Team Dogpit

Slam Fighter II is a rhythm/fighting indie game. The concept is insulting your opponent and responding to it. Slam Fighter II has a single-player campaign, versus mode and 10 EDM tracks. Players can use keyboard and controller  in the game. Six playable characters have strengths and weakness , six stages, resolution  640×480 and more.  There is gallery mode with unlock profiles and character art. Slam Fighter II is available now on Steam and visit Team Dogpit website.

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Toonstruck – Cute and Nasty Cartoons Video Game Retro Review

Toonstruck is an adventure point and click game which features actor Christopher Lloyd. The game has FMV with 2D animation blend in with live action. The plot of the Toonstruck follows an animator named Drew Blanc and creator of Fluffy Fluffy Bun Bun Show. Drew’s boss Sam Schmaltz want him to designed more bunnies for the show. Drew felt asleep and Fluffy Fluffy Bun Bun Show was on 2AM in the morning. Next thing Drew gets transported in a cartoon world where he meets Flux Wildly. Flux tells Drew that he will help him get back to the real world.

If Drew helps Flux to stop Count Nefarious from making cartoon world dark and adult. Later on Drew and Flux meet King Hugh who tells them to find items for the Cutifier. Cutifier is a mechanism that counter’s Count Nefarious’s The Malevolator. The story goes from there and Drew meets other characters from Cutopia, Zanyu and Malevoland.

The gameplay is old-school point and click adventure. You can move Drew and also use Flux to do things. During interaction with characters, there will be icons on the bottom left corner. Ice icon is to continuing to talk to the character. Stop hand icon is to leave the conversation and there are special ones as well. Live action actors such as Christopher Lloyd and Ben Stein make an appearance in this game. Popular 90s voice actors such as Tress MacNeile, Rob Paulsen, Corey Button Jim Cummings, Jeff Bennett and Frank Welker. It was great to hear those voices out of these characters.

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Rockstar Video Gaming Blogger Support and Unity #2

Hello there gaming bloggers if you a week long Thanksgiving. I am back to shoutout some great gaming bloggers out there. If you want to see my previous post go right ahead.  Us gamers are a community that must support one other and unity. Here are some bloggers you guys should check out and support.

8. Mat in the Hat

Mat’s blog revolves around anime, cartoon, unboxing and reviews. Bible verses are available on his site for folks who are in to religion. Mat’s site features wacky gif to make it standout and  TGIF: Friday Funny. Mat receive numerous of awards  and is part of OWLS: Otaku Warriors for Liberty Self-Respect.   One last thing Mat is a huge Square Enix.  fan Follow Matt on Twitter, YouTube and Mat in the Hat blog.

 

7. The Global Gamer

The Global Gamer talks about gaming and movies. Global has a top 20 list, a poll and guides. The Global Gamer is a upcoming gaming bloggers that needs your support. Check out  The Global Gamer ‘s blog and website is still work in progress.

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Indies of the Week #40 – Epic Indie Gaming Sunday

Welcome to another Indies of the Week # 40 this Sunday. Before I get to some indies I would like to announce that. There will not Indies of the Week next week or new blog posts. I just want to take a week along break from the blog.  I want to spend Thanksgiving and Black Friday with my family.  Follow me on Twitter, Facebook and signup for my mailing list. Check out my YouTube and Twitch for gaming content.  Today’s theme is epic, indies tell stories and has remarkable gameplay. Developers make these indies with their hearts content and thankful for having a gift. Let’s see what indies we have today.

6. PROTOTYPE MANSION – Jupiter Lighthouse

Prototype Mansion is a survival horror classic style indie game. Prototype Mansion reminds you of old school Resident Evil on the PSX days. I think it’s a parody of the game and voice acting. Solve puzzles and 32 bit Playstation graphics. Find items to health or cure sickness. Investigate strange occurrence and  shoot zombies. Prototype Mansion is available now on itch.io at a bin price.  Check out Jupiter Lighthouse website for more information about Prototype Mansion.

5. Light Apprentice: The Comic Book RPG – Amazu Media

Light Apprentice – The Comic Book RPG is a turn-based indie game were comics integrate with video games. Players take control of Nate who is a light apprentice. You have control on what Nate and other apprentices based on the player actions. Customize your hero and befriend monster to help you in battle. Level up your apprentice and collect items to use in battle. Comic style hand drawn graphics set the tone of the game. Spare or defeat a monster like Undertale. What  apprentice will you be? Light Apprentice: The Comic Book RPG is available now on Steam and visit Amazu Media website for more details. Note: other volumes of Light Apprentice: The Comic Book RPG are coming soon.

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Ace Attorney – Phoenix is Always Right Anime Review

For a person who is a Ace Attorney fan I really wanted an anime series, but I guess it didn’t live up to the hype. The director who brought you Space Brothers (Ayumu Watanabe) and the writers who written Inazuma Eleven (Atushiro Tomioka). Based on the Capcom’s Ace Attorney video game and it’s animated by A-1 Pictures (same animator that does the Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice). Ace Attorney is a mystery courtroom video game, where you play as a rookie defense lawyer named Phoenix Wright who helps his clients get a not guilty verdict.

Phoenix wright has a rival prosecutor named Miles Edgeworth who’s in his way. Phoenix meets characters on the way such as Maya Frey, Larry Butz, Dick Gumshoe and many more. As the game progress, instead of being a lawyer Phoenix is an investigator that look for clues behind the murder. Phoenix can talk to witness and get help from his closes friends and present the evidence in the court of law. The anime is a adaption of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney and Justice for All.

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M.U.G.E.N. – Create Your Own Crossover Fighting Game Review

How you ever wonder if you characters from anime, gaming, cartoons and movies crossover? M.U.G.E.N. is the software for fighting game fans. M.U.G.E.N. is a 2D fighting game engine created by Elecbtye. This engine allows creators to make and rip stages, characters, and srceenpacks from other games. History of M.U.G.E.N. started off in 1999 as beta. Beta version work on MS-DOS, Mac and Linux operation systems. M.U.G.E.N. creator Elecbtye forgotten what the engine stand for, mugen in Japanese means unlimited. Elecbtye seek donations to obtain a windows version of M.U.G.E.N.

After WinM.U.G.E.N project was discontinued in 2003 and Elecbtye had to shut down their website. Elecbtye release a private WinM.U.G.E.N beta containing limit of two characters and locked game modes. Later Elecbtye removes these limitation and made WinM.U.G.E.N. beta available in 2004. This new version of WinM.U.G.E.N features music plugins and SFF files to show palettes. CNS scripts for controllers and changes to DOS patches to downgrade characters to be compatible. In 2007 hacked WinM.U.G.E.N add third-party for hires stages and select screens. Low and hi res stages are compatible in new version of WinM.U.G.E.N.

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Indies of the Week #39 – Surprising Indie Gaming Sunday

Welcome to another indies of the Week #39 this sunday. I hope you had a great Veterans Day weekend I did a post yesterday thanking all the vets who served.  Let’s get right to today’s theme surprising, indies are full of wonders. Indie developers want to surprise based on playing the game. For example, popular culture references, paying homage and out of the world gameplay. Here are some indie games to check out and support .

8.    Slashers: The Power Battle – Stun Games

Slashers: The Power Battle is a 2D fighting indie game that takes inspiration from Street Fighter 3, Last Blade, Samurai Shodown and Guilty Gear. Slashers has fluid animation, simple 4 controls (  Slash, Big Slash, Kick, Chaos) and other input modes. Tutorial mode for beginners,  11 playable fighters plus free dlc. Game modes such as network, arcade, story, versus and combo challenge. Customize characters and buy accessories with in-game currency. Cartoon-like graphics reminds of Burning Rival  , tactical mechanic  such as Counter Block, Power Recovery and Chaos Break. Choose up to two styles red and blue chaos move types.  Slashers: The Power Battle is available now for Early Access on Steam.   For more information on Slashers: The Power Battle  got to Stun Games website.

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Veterans in Video Games Fight To Protect Their Honor #VeteransDay

 

Happy  Veteran’s Day to all the people who make the ultimate sacrifice for their country.  Let us honor those people who fought for our freedom and live another day. The blood sweat and tears that our vets had go through. Fighting for something is what drives us to became better person. After serving whether in the navy or the army, you made your country proud. What is going on right now in the world is horrible. Mass shootings happen each week or month because it’s like a battlefield. I wish this terrorist act just stop because too many innocent people are killed. War brings nothing but misery and pain to someone.   As a soldier you undergo PSA and other psychological problem in the brain. Enough about that let’s talk about military style video games.   I know veterans love playing video games and some of them are design for military genre. 

I will be discussing some of the best war style video games. There are alot out there and  they’ve became very popular. Majority of gamer who played military style video game have not served. Starting off is Star Wars Battlefront II, sequel to Star Wars Battlefront 2015 reboot. Battlefront II takes Return of the Jedi timeline, where a group of Imperial special forces called Inferno Squad. Witness the destruction of the Death Star II and there mission is to take on the Rebels Alliance.  Star Wars Battlefront II is a step up from it’s predecessor. Player can take control of Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Darth Maul, Darth Maul, Rey and many of the cast. Play as Stormtroopers, Droids and rebel soldiers to fight for honor.   Buy Star Wars Battlefront II 2017 if you are a fan of Star Wars. It will be available on Xbox, PS4 and Steam.

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