Six Tips for Newcomers to Risk of Rain 2

Six Tips for Newcomers to Risk of Rain 2

For those of you who didn’t watch the Gearbox live stream last week, you might have missed a recently dropped title they are publishing known as Risk of Rain 2. If you are not familiar with the series, Risk of Rain is a rogue-like where the maps aren’t randomly generated...

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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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An Interview with Jelle van Doorne: The Musical Mind Behind Viola

An Interview with Jelle van Doorne: The Musical Mind Behind Viola

I always find it interesting what will bring a person to end up working on a video game as an independent developer. In Jelle van Doorne’s case, being laid off from his previous position as a developer for mobile games led him to work on a passion project known as...

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Indie Spotlight: Streets of Rouge is a Procedurally Generated Wonderland

Indie Spotlight: Streets of Rouge is a Procedurally Generated Wonderland

It’s been a while but I managed to steal back my place on the throne from Jason (big shout out to his help while I was away though, of course) and can now serenade you with another Indie Spotlight. And boy do we have an amazing game to shed some...

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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: Could Unsung Warriors be the next must have couch co-op?

Indie Spotlight: Could Unsung Warriors be the next must have couch co-op?

For those of you who aren’t aware, Parallax has its very own podcast dedicated to all things Indie games. A benefit of writing these spotlights and being on the podcast is that I have a whole segment where I sift through various Kickstarter titles that might be hidden gems. One...

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Indie Spotlight: Wuppo

Indie Spotlight: Wuppo

Hope you guys enjoyed the last spotlights but this train keeps on moving with a hidden gem from 2016. For anyone who knows me, I am a big fan of platformers and this is one you won’t want to miss. A mix of platforming, puzzles, challenging bosses, and some cute...

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Indie Spotlight: For the King

Indie Spotlight: For the King

It’s that time again folks! Time to shine the spotlight on this week’s indie game. Do you like tabletop games? Do you like games with Roguelike elements and turn-based combat? What about something you can play with friends? Then you might want to check out For the King by the...

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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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Book of Demons Review
7.5

Book of Demons Review

“Don’t Judge a Book of Demons By Its Cover” I’ve always been a fan of dungeon crawling games but nothing really comes close to the nostalgic wonders that is the original Diablo. It’s a game that defined an entire genre of diverse titles. Book of Demons takes the core dungeon...

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