May 9 – May 15

There are a lot of good things coming this week, but I only have eyes for Doom. It easy to forget how big an impact the original Doom had on the gaming world. Id’s journeyman venture into the realm of first-person games was so iconic that it not only spawned an entire genre, but a new pejorative to describe its would-be successors: The Doom Clone.
For the duration of this review, please imagine that I am accompanied by a melancholy violin score.
GWJ Conference Call LIVE This Saturday!
The Order 1886, Dreadnought, Kerbal Space Progress, Rocket League Hoops, 8-bit Armies, Hearthstone, Lexicon, Vive Impressions, Lots of Your Emails and More!
The Unmarked

The Unmarked - Chapter 5

Welcome to The Unmarked, an episodic collaborative storytelling RPG made possible by our Patreon subscribers! Join Game Master Rob Daviau as he takes Sean Sands, Shawn Andrich, Karla Andrich, Cory Banks and Julian Murdoch into the small town of Coffeyville, Kansas. This week the whole gang comes together to figure out what to do next ...

May 2 – May 8

Everywhere I look there are mobile-phone ports! It’s like the restaurant wars in Demolition Man, except the only game company left standing is Zynga. There are three games that have my attention this week. The first is Positron, which I am tempted to get only to have it in my library before Disney’s cease and desist order comes through.
Dance, dance, dance your way through procedurally generated dungeons in a roguelike with a twist. Also a mashed potato, and, if you’re very lucky, perhaps a monkey.
Dark Souls III, Mirror's Edge Catalyst, King's Quest, The Journey of Offworld Trading Company With Soren Johnson, Your Emails and More
Gravity Rush Remastered

From Way Up Here

I fall sideways from one rooftop to the next, collecting ever more precious gems from the city's heights. Once no more are in sight, I allow Kat – the game protagonist and my in-game avatar – to leap from the Paris-inspired rooftops, bathed in what seems to be eternal twilight. She plummets to the endless depths below.

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