Category: Conventions

[PAX East 2013] Legend of Dungeon Interview

Approaching the Legend of Dungeon booth at PAX East this year, the atmosphere was pure gamer happiness. I looked on as two developers excitedly buzzed about the showcase; shouting helpful tips to the 4-person gathering of fans demoing the game, explaining the finer nuances of poking pixel ogres with tiny sword sprites and genuinely enjoying themselves in their element. Speaking with Robot Loves Kitty developers Alix Stolzer and Calvin Goble was a real joy; I...

[PAX East 2013] Lords of New York

With Smartphones in our pockets and tablet features expanding to the point where most are turning into miniature computers, it should not be a surprise to see gaming evolving along side these new platforms. Mobile gaming is becoming as popular as handheld gaming; people are relying heavily on their new electronics for both life management and entertainment. The growth of the mobile market has opened many doors to indie developers. Now these smaller studios can...

[PAX East 2013] BattleBlock Theater Interview

BattleBlock Theater has finally been given a solid release date of April 3rd and we’re all very excited to finally get our hands on this little nugget of joyous insanity. During PAX East this year the Royal Flush staff got the privilege to sit down with BattleBlock Theater Lead Level Designer Aaron Jungjohann to talk about what went into the creation of the game we’ve all been waiting for.

[PAX East 2013] Delvers Drop Interview

The retro gaming revival is alive and well, bringing us a steady stream of nostalgic wonderment from our childhoods with all the unforgiving difficulty curves we know and love. One of its best representations I’ve seen is Delvers Drop. Imagine if Link was dosed with hallucinogenic mushrooms, plunged into a dark yet colorfully lit dungeon of countless levels filled with shifting walls and baddies clamoring to gnaw on his bones and you’ll start to get a sense of what the Delvers Drop...

[PAX East 2013] Play with Time in Super T.I.M.E Force

Quirky. Retro. Entertaining. These three simple words describe Capybara Games’ new game Super T.I.M.E Force perfectly. This little side-scrolling shooter packs as much of a punch as it does charm. You are a member of an elite time travelers known as the Temporal Inevitability Manipulation Experts – or T.I.M.E. Your mission is to throughout history and prevent stupid mistakes from being made. (Or like in the demo from PAX East…You travel into the future to...

PAX Prime 2010 Round up

So PAX Prime in Seattle this year is nearly over and we got a bunch of surprises this year from the show. Duke Nukem Lives Again: After much rumor and speculation, Take 2 finally confirmed that Duke Nukem is alive and well in the hands of far more financially responsible developer, Gearbox! The title was playable on the show floor and is expected to be released in 2011. Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath goes HD: The cult...