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A little while ago I did a casual review about this game called Lume. You can check out the review here. It was a fun game made by a bunch of people who, according to Luke Whittaker of State of … Continue reading
I have been shifting my gaming hours towards casual web-based games because they are generally free and there are plenty to choose from. A casual game needs to hook me within the first few minutes or I am going to … Continue reading
When I’m too busy and broke to play console games, I find myself browsing the mobile apps store on my iPod touch. Over the summer and into this autumn, I’ve tried a lot of “freemium” mobile games that are free … Continue reading
Bigpoint, an online game publisher, has just announced a press release about their new game, RamaCity. This city-building game is their “first casual game targeted specifically towards men”. Is there any game more masculine than one in which players carefully … Continue reading