VA-11 HALL-A Creators Talk Sex, Cocktails, and the Cyberpunk Aesthetic with The Escapist

The Escapist’s Anthony John Agnello grabbed a seat at the bar to talk about VA-11 HALL-A, the booze em’up about waifus, technology, and post-dystopia life which has sold more than 300,000 copies on Steam from Ysbryd Games and developer Sukeban Games, with artist/designer Christopher Ortiz and writer/programmer Fernando Damas. In the interview, the creators discussed many things, […]

The Escapist Reviews Screencheat on PS4

The Escapist’s Angelo M. D’argenio reviews Screencheat from developer Samurai Punk, describing it as an “undeniably fun, party/shooter hybrid which brings back fond memories of the good old days of split-screen.” Screencheat is a four-player first-person shooter where everyone is invisible, forcing players to look at the visual cues on their opponents’ screens to track […]

The Good Mood Creators Demo Upcoming Platformer Mekazoo for The Escapist at GDC

At GDC, The Good Mood Creators impressed The Escapist’s Josh Vanderwall with their upcoming platformer Mekazoo.  Vanderwall compliments the title on its “gorgeous modern art style” and notes how well the game combines multiple elements from other classic platformers. To read the full preview, visit http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/140015-Mekazoo-Hands-on-at-GDC-2015  

The Escapist’s Joshua Vanderwall Gives High Praise to Hand of Fate from Defiant Development

The Escapist’s Josh Vanderwall got the chance to play Defiant Development’s Hand of Fate, and he calls the game “one of the most unexpectedly impressive gaming experiences [he’s] had in recent memory.”  Vanderwall notes how well Defiant Development seamlessly blends multiple genres into a unique and cohesive title. To read the full article, visit http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/video-games/12992-Hand-of-Fate-A-Replayable-Roguelike-Micro-RPG