Yuppie Psycho – The Review

The First Day Of Work Couldn’t Be More Terrifying with Yuppie Psycho Brian will meet all kinds of odd characters, escape from terrible creatures, and unravel the hidden secrets of Sintracorp’s dark past. BY MATT SALMON Review Summary Game: Yuppie Psycho Publisher: Another Indie Price: £16.66 on Steam Summary: During his unconventional employee orientation, Pasternack discovers what his new job …

NEWSHIT 3-9 June 2019: No Sleep til Viridian City

Once again we climb the news mountain to see the dizzying heights that developers and publishers have achieved. We could have saved ourselves a long hike.   You Used Rest – It’s Super Effective! Some interesting Pokémon news this week, as during the Pokémon Company 2019 Press Conference it was announced that several new titles are coming in the next …

NEWSHIT 27 May – 2 June 2019: Crank It on a Play Date

Once again we dip our toes into the murky waters of gaming news, hoping to discover some hidden treasures or unknown aquatic lifeforms. Of course, we only managed to dredge up a few shipwrecks and an old boot. Schedule your next Play Date Well, this one came out of nowhere – a new handheld gaming device made by Panic, who …

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Newshit 20th May – Minecraft GO and tech partners

A slightly shorter edition of the news this week – condensed down into its purest, high-grade potency. Try a small dose before working your way up to the full article. Drink plenty of water.   Minecraft GO This week the tenth anniversary celebrations for Minecraft took another interesting turn, with the announcement of Minecraft Earth, a free-to-play location-based mobile game …

Feather for Nintendo Switch – The Review

Flying high and serene with Feather Chill to ambient music and relax to fluid moves of a bird BY ROBIN BATES Feather title Review Summary Game: Feather Publisher: Samurai Punk Price: £7.19 on Steam Summary: Play as a bird with responsive and fluid flight controls A vast island for you to explore Rating: Feather Feather is a serene game about exploration …

Newshit: 6th May

  The world keeps on turning and shit keeps on happening. For as long as these two criteria are met, there will be news. This is that. Plus some other stuff. Toothy fucking hedgehog Let’s start with the horror show that is the Sonic adaptation trailer released last week. It was about as god-awful as I would have expected and …

Hands (and tongues) On with Speaking Simulator – Robotic Mouth Action at PAX East

Silly, trusting humans… When perusing the PAX East ’19 showfloor, one finds themselves constantly bombarded with spectacles of new and inventive games; Speaking Simulator is one of a kind. Upon approaching their exhibit, a model of a male character’s head with a questionably long mobile mass of muscle tissue hangs over a series of tongue-shaped business cards.   Jed Dawson …

Indie Megabooth submissions open for PAX West 2019

We haven’t even finished writing up or PAX East adventures yet and those fine indie-loving folk at the Indie Megabooth have gone and opened submissions for PAX West 2019. We’ve already covered Dangerous Driving, have got writeups of adorable old age dating sim Later Daters and to contrast that One Finger Death Punch 2, to come soon and here’s the …

Arcade Spirits – The Review

Navigate life, love, friendship and work in Arcade Spirits This sassy game will win you over with intriguing plot twists and unique characters BY AMANDA LEEK Review Summary Product Name: Arcade Spirits Publisher: PQube Price: £15.49 – Steam Summary: This sassy game of life and choices lifted my (arcade) spirits.  Rating: Arcade Spirits Arcade Spirits is a romantic visual novel …

Dangerous Driving Review – Takedown or Paradise?

Burning Out of the Noughties with Dangerous Dr1v1ng Shiny Red Car Five! BY ROBIN BATES​ Review Summary Product Name: Dangerous Driving Product Type: Arcade Racer Price: PC Epic Games store – $26.99/£22.49 PS4/XBox One – $29.99/£24.99 digitally Physical release – $39.99 US/$49.99 CAD/UK £29.99/Europe €39.99/Australia $69.95 AUD  Summary:  A blast from the past with shiny new graphics. Pared back but …

NewsHit! 8 April 2019 – Meaty Boy Party

Newshit 8th April This week’s gaming information service, beamed digitally through the airwaves like some sort of knowledge laser. Do not adjust your set, stay tuned, and we’ll be back right after this. Super Meat Boy Forever … and ever… (and ever) Some news which sounds bad on first reading, but turns into one of gaming’s good news stories when …

Hands on with Trover Saves the Universe at PAX East 2019

Trover Saves the Universe shouldn’t be as good as it is. It’s a fairly standard action platformer and yet it feels fresh and is fucking hilarious. PAX East saw Squanch Games bringing Trover Saves the Universe along to play. Plus a panel featuring Justin Roiland, co creator of Rick & Morty, hosting a series of guests to talk about comedy …

NewsHit 1 April 2019 – Paximum Overdrive

Your weekly nutritious meal filled with gaming updates, announcements and steaming hot “news” on the side. Best served cold with a nice glass of mead. PAXimum Overdrive Lots of juicy fun at PAX East this week, where Coaching for Geeks’ very own Robin Bates was there to get all the coverage. We’ve got a hands on with Dangerous Driving, which …

Hands On with Dangerous Driving at PAX East

Burnout is dead, long live Dangerous Driving!   Three Fields Entertainment Alex Ward needs a cup of tea I sat down with Alex Ward, Creative Director at Three Fields Entertainment and co-creator of Burnout, at PAX East 2019, who talked me through some of the elements that have gone into giving Dangerous Driving more than just a fresh lick of …