Sim University 5 Game Review

  You know those people who establish dynasties so powerful that their names echo through the centuries? I am one of them. – El Vice Chancellor Sim University (U.S name: Theme University) is a series of hit real-time strategy simulation games created and developed by a one man indie outfit. The game play sits at…

Indie Developers: Back to the 80s

There is often talk from those who grew up in 80s UK kids about the good old days of gaming before the large development houses and multimillion pound projects. I was born in 1984 so perhaps I was a little late to the party, but I still join them with fond memories of gaming in…

Subnautica: New game by Natural Selection Developers

I’m a big fan of the indie game Natural Selection 2 and the developer Unknown Worlds. Originally I think they were a group of modders who created the absolutely fantastic Natural Selection mod for the original Half Life. Following the success of Natural Selection they decided to make a commercial version out of the sequal…

When developers take control from publishers

The video game market is changing. A few years ago making a game was an expensive business, too expensive for most development teams to pay up front. So developers went to a big publisher to get some money to create the game, the publisher would then publish the game and take a large cut of…

Murder Miner

At first glance it would be easy to dismiss Murder Miners as simply a minecraft rip off. While there is clearly lots of inspiration gained from Minecraft, Murder Miners is geared towards pvp deathmatch instead of Mining and building. My favourite mode is called Zombie and starts of with simple NPC zombies charging at a…

Super Amazing Wagon Adventure

I like games that you can enjoy in short amounts of time and think some of the most successful of these games somehow managed to throw massive amounts of charm at you very quicky. There was a RPG PSP game called something like 10 minute hero which I think made me realise how effective this…