Crimson Gray – Mental Condition Visual Novel

Crimson Gray  is a indie visual novel that explore characters metal state and condition. You play as a John, who is suffering from severe depression due loss his sense of purpose in life.  John meets a special girl named Lizzie who’s metal state is violent and unstable. John is on a mission to get away from her but John decide to help her. Little to know that Lizzle is a murderer in order to make John happy.  From the plot of the game is Lizzle is a Yandere but John is facing a challenge to help Lizzle or run away.

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Twitch Affiliates Gets Subscription Button and Partners Are Not Happy

Today Amazon announced Subscription button for their Affiliate this week. Here is the run down of Twitch Subscription buttons are for features such as ad-free videos, sub emotes  and building a community. Now Twitch offers subscription options: $4.99, $9.99 and $24.99/month, as well as the Twitch Prime free subscription.  As for Twitch Affiliate members you get cheers, ad revenue and many other features. I did a blog post about Twitch Affiliate you can check it out.

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Super NES Classic Edition – 90s Nostalgia Gaming

Nintendo is rolling out Super NES Classic Edition due to the NES classic released last year.  Also Sega is having a classic edition as well. This console comes with two wireless controllers with 21 games. It’s been 20 years since Super Nintendo came out in the 90s.  SNES was a upgrade console of the NES with better music, games and accessories. Here are some of the games that will be in the classic venison. F-Zero, Earthbound, Kirby Super Star, Star Fox, Super Punch-Out, Super Mario Kart, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and many more. Those are the heavy-hitters and must-play games on the SNES. Super NES Classic Edition is very small unlike the original version. I think you can take it anywhere on the go.

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Indies of the Week #19 – Playful Indie Gaming Sunday

Welcome to another Indies of the Week #19.  This weeks theme is playful, indies has a playful aspect as far as artwork and gameplay. Let’s see what playful indies we have today.

10.Mermaid Splash Passion Festival – Sofdelux Studio

Mermaid Splash Passion Festival is a cute visual novel featuring Mermaids. You play as Cici a mermaid who wants to enter a Passion Festival to showcase her hobby. But Cici lack focus and she needs you help to do it. The game features Mix and match your passion and love with 4 passions and 4 romance options. 23 endings,37k+ word count and 52 random events. You can choose 8 outfits for Cici and 2-3 hours of gameplay. If you want a cute mermaid visual novel buy this game. It’s available on itch.io.

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Free Vs Buying Video Games – What Do You Prefer?

Do you have enough money to buy a video game? Are planning buying a $59.99 video game? Do you want more free game to save money? Well that’s are the question that you are pondering to ask. Let me tell you about what the difference between getting a free video game than buying one. Free video game is on what you find on the internet such as PSN, Xbox store, Doujin and Steam. The company understands that players don’t have the funds to get the games that you wanted. Sometimes free-to-play games are mostly MMO, shooter and sometimes different genres. It depends on the value of the game such as content, graphics and replayable. Buying a game is helping the company generated revenue for the product. When you buy from online gaming outlets or retail part of the proceeds go between the merchants and video game companies. Especially DLC, that’s extra money to support the gaming companies to make an expansion or sequels.

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Awesome Con 2017 – Excelsior Experience

Awesome Con 2017 was a great last Father’s Day weekend. All I can say about the excelsior experience. That how I rate my time at Awesome Con 2017. I purchase the 3-Day Geekend pass to come on Friday through Sunday. On Friday I play some Indies at the indie circle because this is the first time Indies ever came to Awesome Con. Check out the Indies of the Weekend: Awesome Con Edition to see what games I have played. I when to some panels such as popanimecomics’s director who are not Miyazuki, Phil Lamarr (Samurai Jack and Futurama) Q&A, Christopher Sabat and Sean Schemmel (Goku & Vegeta). After the con I when to Green Turtle and got some food. On Saturday, I took some pictures of some cosplayers, buy some great stuff and got to play some more games. The panels I saw was Nolan North (Deadpool & Uncharted) and he spoiled Young Justice Season 3 (why Nolan you are so in trouble) and take about Deadpool.

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Indies of the Week #18 – Awesome Con 2017 Edition

 

Sorry for not posting indies of the week last Sunday . I was busy with Awesome Con 2017 and Father’s day. So I went to the Indie circle at Awesome Con and I got hands on experience with the games. Here are some indies I tried out.

15. Blind Blades – HeaveKeyStudios

Blind Blades is a black and white Bushido Blade style indie. You play as a black and white Samurai. All it takes is one kill to win the game. You have to move your own background just like Splatoon. There is a button to change the arena to all black or white depending on the color of the samurai.  Multiplayer is local you can do free for all or team battle whatever you choose.  If you want a fun samurai game buy it on steam and support HeavyKeyStudios.

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E3 2017 Press Conference Highlights – What You Need to Know

This year at E3 2017 press conference was average and yet small. Here are some E3 2017 highlights on what you need to know what happen.

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– Battlefield 1 shows off Twitch Streamers and montage of gameplay. A new map Nivelle Nigts in June, Prise De Tahure in July and the expansion In The Name of the Tsar Along with new maps, armies and weapons.

– FIFA Champions Cups and the reveal of FIFA 18

– NeedForSpeed Payback – you can drive with three different characters, open world, customization and relics system.

– A Way Out trailer with co-op gameplay and mention of The Tales of Two Brothers and creator.

– Introduction to Seed (Search For Extraodinary Experiences Division).

– Anthem trailer

– NBA Live 18 introduce mechanics such as dribbling, defense and The One (The league or The Street) with boost stats.

– Star Wars Battlefront II – The actress Janina Gavankar (Commander Iden Versio) introduce offline Story Mode with original story. More content such as skirmish, more heroes, maps and customization (class system). A showcase of Assault on Theed and John Boyga announced Fin is confirmed and planet Crate they will be free.

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Injustice 2: Ultimate Edition – Superman is a Dictator Review

Injustice 2 is a sequel to NetherRealm Studios and DC Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Injustice: Gods Among Us game. Once Again Ed Boon and DC Comics are collaborating to make the best super hero fighting for comic fans and casual fighting game fans. The plot of this installment, after Superman’s regime during the first Injustice 2. The Society formed by Gorilla Grodd and Brainiac (the one who destroyed Supergirl and Superman’s home world) aims for world domination, Superman still wants to kill Supervillains due to the defeat of Lois Lane. Superman is still trying to rebuild the regime with Damian Wayne, Black Adam, Wonder Woman and Cyborg. Batman leads a small team (Green Arrow, Haley Quinn and Black Canary) to fight the Superman new regime, The Society and Brainiac. As for the development of the game, NetherRealm Studios wanted to “do something unexpected and long-term” for its sequel, as well as give players “a level of control that makes playing [their] games a truly personal experience”. Ed Boon wanted to incorporate various mechanics used by recent multiplayer shooter games, such as personalization, character creation, loot, and leveling up, into the fighting game genre. Such as Gear System (I will talk more about) which encourage player to develop playstyles for hardcore and veteran players alike. Due to the designed process of the game, NetherRealm Studios is offer a lot of freedom by DC Comics to developed costume variations from the comics which the Art Director of NetherRealm Steve Beran stated “They respect what we do, and we respect all their characters. We are fans of their characters and, I think, art-wise and design-wise, we put a lot of detail that hardcore fans will like. We tried to really honor every character.”

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Indies of the Week #17 – Puzzle Indie Gaming Sunday

Welcome to another addition of  indies of the week! This weeks them is puzzle, in Indies game you have to accomplish a obstacle.. Let’s  see what indies games what have in store in for today.

5. Bokube – Conception Games

Bokube is a puzzle game that takes inspiration from Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker and Sokoban. It’s a push bock platformer which you can trap and block enemies. Camera mechanic is also feature on this game like zoom and rotate. Each 70 level has four puzzle cubes and 8 different worlds. Note: the levels change difficulty along with Easter eggs and scents. Gameplay wise there are 40+ traps to use on 56 enemies and 10 bosses. Special cut-scenes and presentation are in this game featuring Boku friends. If you want a light hearted puzzle platformer. Support it on Kickstarter, try the demo and visit the website.

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