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
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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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Nintendo Updates Its Content Creator Guidelines, Joining The Rest Of Us In 2018

Nintendo Updates Its Content Creator Guidelines, Joining The Rest Of Us In 2018

Nintendo is famous for two things: wonderful, revolutionary games and being very stringent with their copyright policy. A few years back, Nintendo announced their Content Creator Program, which basically restricted monetization of videos that contained Nintendo properties, either on YouTube or live-streaming sites. This angered a lot of fans because,...

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The Smash Direct Just Smashed All Expectations

The Smash Direct Just Smashed All Expectations

Boy. That was a lot of game. Nintendo revealed on Thursday how we’ll all lose our time and money because they did it. They cracked the code. They figured out how to give you the most bang for your buck PLUS a way to monetize and support the game for...

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Wandersong: A Song To Remember
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Wandersong: A Song To Remember

Strip a game down to its core and you will generally find a pattern of playing as a character who must vanquish their foes. Many games do this via different methods, such as weapons or mystical powers. But what if I told you there was a game where instead you...

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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles is Coming to PlayStation 4 and Switch in 2019

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles is Coming to PlayStation 4 and Switch in 2019

Square Enix announced a remastered version of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The game originally released in 2004 for the Nintendo GameCube. The teaser trailer below shows implementations of the online multiplayer with players joining into games. Confirmation for online play will solve an...

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An Interview with Greg Lobanov, Creator of Wandersong

An Interview with Greg Lobanov, Creator of Wandersong

Interview: “I love bards. Their role and skills are silly” You play as a walking musical instrument! You can run, jump, and sing anytime you want. Different things respond to your music in different ways. You use your song to solve puzzles and help characters while playing as a bard...

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