Showing posts from September, 2013

App of the Week: Game Dev Tycoon

Game Dev Tycoon Publisher: Greenheart Games Pty. Ltd. Price: $7.99 Platform: Windows 8, Windows RT, PC, Mac     There has been a lack of games with impeccable quality for Windows 8.  Certainly there are a few gems, but for the most part gaming hasn't been a huge draw for users of Microsoft's latest OS.  In fact, since acquiring my own Windows RT tablet, I have only installed three games through the Windows Store.  Solitaire had been dominating what time I did spend gaming on the device.  Then I caught wind of a little title by Greenheart Games, Game Dev Tycoon.   Game Dev Tycoon is a brilliant title and incredible first offering from the two man studio.  Putting players in the shoes of a one-man development studio, Game Dev Tycoon  tasks them with surviving the volatile gaming market for 35 years.  Players start in the 80s and their garage.  The storied history of gaming is faithfully recreated as classic consoles are released and partnerships fall apart.  Thos

Release Calendar: September 2013

September 03: Diablo III (PS3, 360) Arcania: The Complete Tale (360) Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland (Vita) Lego: Legends of Chima: Laval's Journey (DS) Rayman Legends (Vita, PC, PS3, 360) Total War: Rome II (PC) September 10: Killzone: Mercenary (Vita) Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix (PS3) NHL 14 (360) Puppeteer (PS3) The Elder Scrolls Anthology (PC) The Sims 3: Movie Stuff (PC, Mac) Young Justice: Legacy (Wi U) September 15: The Wonderful 101 (Wii U) September 17: Grand Theft Auto V (PS3, 360) Hot Wheels: World's Best Driver (3DS, Wii U, PC, PS3, 360) September 24: Armored Core: Verdict Day (PS3, 360) FIFA 14 (360) Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 (PS3, 360, PC) Puzzle Overload (DS) September 25: Valhalla Knights 3 (Vita) Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsegumi (3DS) September 26: World of Warplanes (PC) September 27: Painkiller Hell & Damnation (360)