Articles by: Alex Faciane

Pixels Upon Pixels – 8BitMMO: Desktop Edition Crowdfunds For Upgrades

Pixels Upon Pixels – 8BitMMO: Desktop Edition Crowdfunds For Upgrades

Everyone’s favorite cute little browser-based MMO with a rascally sense of exploration and adventure, 8BitMMO, is taking off its training […]

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Preview: Make Soup To Survive In PixelJunk Inc.

Preview: Make Soup To Survive In PixelJunk Inc.

You are not you. You are a cloned astroworker tasked with harvesting ingredients and making soup for the big intergalactic […]

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Play Quingo, Support Charities, Enjoy Yourself

Play Quingo, Support Charities, Enjoy Yourself

I met Morgan Belford at PAX, tucked away in a corner by a literally incredible air vent. He was there […]

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Legend of Dungeon Is A Post-Modern Pixel Art Roguelike You Should Try

Legend of Dungeon Is A Post-Modern Pixel Art Roguelike You Should Try

I’m not exactly sure what it is about games with permadeath that has caused everyone to jump on them like […]

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Metrico: The Strange, Infographic-Based Puzzle Game That The PS Vita Needs Right Now

Metrico: The Strange, Infographic-Based Puzzle Game That The PS Vita Needs Right Now

I met Thijmen Bink, one third of Dutch indie studio Digital Dreams, on the last day of a long and […]

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Preview: Zany Lab Animal Co-Op In Tiny Brains Is A Blast

Preview: Zany Lab Animal Co-Op In Tiny Brains Is A Blast

A little while ago I did an interview with Simon Davreau. He was a design lead for the Assassin’s Creed […]

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Day 1: PAX Blooms

Day 1: PAX Blooms

Read about my pre-con coverage of PAX Prime 2013 here. Yesterday, I was a mess. It was empty. There were […]

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Day 0: PAX Looms

Day 0: PAX Looms

Images in this article are from previous PAX events. We’ll have photos from this year’s PAX Prime coming in the […]

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Fancy Skulls is a Super Weird Hard Roguelike FPS with Immense Potential

Fancy Skulls is a Super Weird Hard Roguelike FPS with Immense Potential

The roguelike is made for endless play. Randomized dungeon layouts, fleeting, yet extremely effective power-ups, limited health and endless need […]

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Very Retrouvaille Made Me Cry in One Hour Flat

Very Retrouvaille Made Me Cry in One Hour Flat

You know what? Bless RPG Maker. Sure, it’s a great platform for building classic-style RPGs, but right now, more specifically, […]

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Free Puzzling Computer Game simian.interface is also a Computer Sim?

Free Puzzling Computer Game simian.interface is also a Computer Sim?

What do we become as we sit alone in our rooms at night, browsing the internet by ourselves? What are […]

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Build-Your-Own Vehicular Fighter Scraps Enters Free Pre-Alpha

Build-Your-Own Vehicular Fighter Scraps Enters Free Pre-Alpha

Vehicular combat is an oft forgotten genre, filled with a bunch of Twisted Metal games and Twisted Metal lookalikes. From […]

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Mega Man Unlimited Is as Good As 9 or 10…Unofficially

Mega Man Unlimited Is as Good As 9 or 10…Unofficially

Fandom is a funny thing, so powerful, so excruciating, so wonderfully weird. It is a great divider. It makes possible […]

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Turns Out Popular Indie Games Are Doing Pretty Well, Say Charts

Turns Out Popular Indie Games Are Doing Pretty Well, Say Charts

You know, it looks like we may be on to something here with these indie games, guys. Seems like they’re […]

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Unholy Heights Brings Humanity (And Monster Sex) To Tower Defense

Unholy Heights Brings Humanity (And Monster Sex) To Tower Defense

Admittedly, I cannot say I have diligently tried to remain up-to-date in the tower defense games scene, but I can […]

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