Black Future ‘88 Demo Impressions: A Drug-Fueled Fever-Dream Cyberpunk Roguelike

Black Future ‘88 Demo Impressions: A Drug-Fueled Fever-Dream Cyberpunk Roguelike

We recently published an interview with Don Bellenger (aka Super Scary Snakes) about his forthcoming melt-your-face-off roguelike, and since he was kind enough to let me have early access to a demo of the game, I thought I’d share a few details about the game’s premise and mechanics and what...

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Baba is You Review: Game is Win
8.5

Baba is You Review: Game is Win

Nothing is more rewarding than being stuck on something that just doesn’t seem possible, only to brilliantly solve the unsolvable and Baba Is You is a new puzzle game that is chock full of that moment over and over again. I have played many games but it has been a...

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The Possible Evolutions of Scorbunny

The Possible Evolutions of Scorbunny

Nintendo and Game Freak have recently announced the eighth generation of Pokémon with Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019 — probably November, as is par for the course for Pokémon titles — and in the trailer the three new starters available in the Galar region...

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The Future of the Nintendo Switch: What to Expect in 2019

The Future of the Nintendo Switch: What to Expect in 2019

Since 2017, the Nintendo Switch has sold more than 22 million units worldwide, beating the lifetime sales of GameCube. With major titles such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, as well as an ideal landing spot choice for the indie game scene,...

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An Interview with Asymmetric, the clever minds behind West of Loathing

An Interview with Asymmetric, the clever minds behind West of Loathing

Ever wonder what it would be like to live back in the wild, wild west days? Ever wonder what that would be like with demon cows and creepy rodeo clowns, maybe even some ancient alien life forms? Well then, West of Loathing just might be your thing. I jumped into...

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Indie Spotlight: SteamWorld Quest is a Big Leap for the Company

Indie Spotlight: SteamWorld Quest is a Big Leap for the Company

Last week, I wasn’t able to work on an Indie Spotlight due to travel but I still found some time to check out the news that the team responsible for all the Steamworld games, Image and Form Games, are creating something brand new for the series. I thought that for...

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Nintendo Indie Highlights Recap (23/01/2019)

Nintendo Indie Highlights Recap (23/01/2019)

Yesterday Nintendo UK released their Indie Highlights video detailing the upcoming (or available) indie games making their way to the Nintendo Switch in 2019. Let’s take a look at what they’re offering. Wargroove Do you, like me, miss Advance Wars dearly? Well, you’re in luck as Chucklefish LTD has heard...

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What’s In A Commercial: Advertising a Game Console

What’s In A Commercial: Advertising a Game Console

Advertisements sell you more than just a product: they also sell you an image and a lifestyle. In some cases, associating the appropriate lifestyle with your product can make a large difference in sales. Today, I want to analyze Nintendo’s advertisements for both the Switch and the Wii U and...

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Indie Spotlight: Slay the Spire

Indie Spotlight: Slay the Spire

Welcome to the Indie Spotlight! Parallax Media’s weekly column where we “shine some light” on an indie game that we have played and loved or that we have on our radar to pick up and try. This column will promote awareness to those independent games out there that might have...

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Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Review: Still Has Challenges Along The Way
8.0

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Review: Still Has Challenges Along The Way

There I was, just one Pokémon away from defeating the champion, my friend and rival, Lorre. It had been a long road, but I was so close to victory that it would be foolish to give up now. His last Pokémon was Pidgeot, but with a catch: he could mega...

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