A.N.N.E. is a Metroidvania/shooter hybrid seeking funds

Indie dev Moise Breton has taken to Kickstarter with his upcoming project A.N.N.E. The game is influenced by 8-bit and 16-bit classics, with Breton listing Contra, Metroid, Castlevania, Gradius, and even Dark Souls as as a few of his favorite titles. A.N.N.E. features a hybrid of Metroidvania and space shoot 'em ...

Nier Review

Nier certainly isn't the most descriptive title for a videogame. Then again, this latest effort from Drakengard developer Cavia (and published by Square Enix) kind of defies description. Sure, it might start off like your typical, hack-and-slash RPG, but Nier's identity constantly fluctuates as the game co-opts mechanics from bullet-hell ...

Wii U: From confused mess to hardcore must-have in one day

From its announcement at E3 2011 right up to Wednesday’s Nintendo Direct presentation, I’ve looked upon the Wii U as a theoretical console; a machine that physically existed but which had no determined identity, direction, or market. The innovative touch-screen pad and local multiplayer focus, although a lot of fun, were ...