A game about gathering a bunch of nerds around a table and have them all casting magic missiles at fictitious fantasy enemies? Straight ballin son. Alright, maybe it shouldn’t be classified as “Ballin” but the game is good enough to warrant a review from the Armless Octopus crew. Please watch and enjoy.
There are literally hundreds of management simulators on the market for PC but only a one (to my knowledge) about managing a video game development studio. So if that’s the kind of thing that tickles your fancy, your options are very limited. The question is if one such entry, Game Dev Tycoon, is worth your time and money. Please watch the Armless Octopus Video Review of Game Dev Tycoon to find out. <
Is it possible to review a game that’s only 10 minutes long? We are about to find out! Is the game short and sweet? Or just short? You’ll have to watch to see. Yes, this game is old. No, I don’t care.
Who doesn’t love a good God Game? Commies! That’s who! Do your freedom loving duty and watch the Armless Octopus Video Review of “Reus”. Platform: PC Developers: Abbey Games Price: $10 USD Score: 4.5 (out of 5)
Armless Octopus puts yet another match-three game through the wringer to see if anything decent will come out the other side. This time it’s Dungeon Hearts for the PC via Steam. The game only costs $3, but is it worth your TIME? You’ll just have to watch and see.
Wait…we still have a podcast? How about that! We should record / post an episode to it. Nothing remarkable, just…talking about some games…BOOM! PS: This is a very short episode to test the waters. If you have anything you’d like to hear discussed on the show in the future, please feel free to comments.
Each year Double Fine takes a short break from making their scheduled games to take unique game ideas and make them into prototypes. This period is what they like to call “Amnesia Fortnight”. The result can sometimes blossom into an entire game, but most of the time they don’t make it past the prototyping stage. Fortunately Double Fine decided to sell these prototypes as a package to the general populous, and thus Armless Octopus is going to delve into each … →
Concern regarding violence in games is nothing new. Usually the conflict comes from outside of the industry in the form of congressmen, parents and lawyers claiming games have a severely detrimental effect on society. Yet every time their arguments have proven impotent and erroneous. Lately however the conflict is coming from within the industry as many of us ask the question, “Is violence really necessary?” It’s an impossible question to answer with a simple “Yes” or “No”. Just like any … →