In this episode of Tonal Whiplash, we talk with Matt Thorson from Extremely OK Games (Previous Matt Makes Games, creators of Towerfall and Celeste) about why a company name change was needed, Matt’s fear of stairs, and the best butt in games.
Platinum Games are one of those developers whose consistent quality is obvious, but whose games have not always grabbed me as intently as I wish they would. The studio’s bread and butter is challenging character action games where the aim is to really master a set of complex […]
LauraKBuzz replays the opening hours of Astral Chain, showing off later game combat mechanics and geeking out over early game story.
The Furies enter the Cocytus and are faced with a choice that may tip the balance of power between the Athar and the Believers. Blake Ferris accepts a jewel. Cordelia Heller is invited into demon high society. King Badass doesn’t remember his past very well. Nifyx delves into […]
Gather round strangers, queer and pleasant. Come hear another episode of our ridiculous podcast. Starring Laura Kate Dale & Jane Aerith Magnet. A couple of queer, trans ladies who enjoy being very very silly. In this episode: Oculus Quest Spinney Lainey Beat Saber Virtual Virtual Reality and more.
Released as a surprise announcement during this week’s Nintendo Direct, Super Kirby Clash is what Nintendo likes to call a “Free to Start” Kirby game. Basically, this is Nintendo’s honestly much more accurate equivalent term for Free to Play Games, and it feels particularly applicable here, because this […]
You know how sometimes you spend 90 minutes playing a game from start to finish, put it down, and know it’s going to stick with you? Yeah, Virtual Virtual Reality just did that for me, and I can’t give enough praise for it as a piece of weird, […]
In terms of gaming advancements that I think are undeniably ahead of their time, I think VR gaming continually proves itself equal measures intuitive and prohibitive, a step forward with unavoidable drawbacks. I’ve been an early adopter on VR gaming tech for a while, picking up an Oculus […]
Ellen Rose from Outside Xtra joins the crew as we discuss Control, Astral Chain, and how awesome The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is. Also, NBA 2K20’s gambling, and a little dose of that good Deadly Premonition.