Tag: video game

REVIEW: Game Dev Story

I will always remember Game Dev Story as the first mobile game I was totally addicted to. It’s retro, it’s cute, and it’s super well designed. First of all, “You know a Kairosoft Game when you see one”. I know it may come across as repetitive, but you can’t have too much of a good thing. The studio is known for its… Read more →

LIST: Top 10 Tycoon Games for Android

Last year I published Actor Tycoon for Android (and currently working on the sequel). At the time I felt like there were good, classic Tycoon/Manager games missing. It’s a genre I personally love and is now, unfortunately, wrongfully put in the same basket of idle games. I will, however, mix and match them with “Manager” games as I find that the… Read more →

REVIEW: Loneliness

This is one of the joyful hidden gems. You can play it for free on Kongregate (which, by the way, if you don’t know about Kongreate – now you do). You cannot get simpler than this game. It reminds me of a 1944 film experiment, “Heider and Simmel”. The purpose of this film was to explore how human beings attach meaning. In the… Read more →

REVIEW: Papers, Please

I have movies that define an era in my personal life. They radically change the way I see the industry. A side effect is that for the following couple of weeks after watching the movie, all others seem to suck. They just don’t compare. This wears off with time, but the benign scar still remains. Thankfully, I’ve had the luck… Read more →

NEWS: “Actor Tycoon” now Free on GooglePlay

Alain Xalabarde’s latest mobile game is out for Android devices, 100% Free and no Ads. Alain drew inspiration from his experience in the film industry and his fellow actors. In the game you play an actor agent, hiring new talent and assigning actors to up-coming auditions. It’s a small and addictive game with randomly generated content, such as hilarious movie titles and a… Read more →