Archive for category Talk

[Review Rewind] Half-Minute Hero (PSP/Vita)

halfminutehero_revheader

Half-Minute Hero is an interesting mix of an RPG, a shoot ‘em up, an action game and a real-time strategy game all rolled into a single release. Oh, and you only have 30 seconds to play each one!

Okay, I hear you: “Why would I play a game that is only 30 seconds long?” The thing is, there is a LOT to do in each of the game’s modes, thus keeping things fresh. This game is, hands down, the best game I played on my PSP (and it is also fully compatible with the Vita)!

Read the rest of this entry »

,

No Comments

[Interview] Red Phantom Games – Minutes


Minutes logo

We got a chance to talk with Red Phantom Games about Minutes, the new PlayStation 4 and Vita release from the indie developer.

PS3B: Hello and welcome Richard! Thank you for joining us. Could you please get us started by giving our readers some information about who you are and what it is that you do?

I’m the founder and director of Red Phantom Games which is a one-man (me) indie studio based in Leamington Spa in the U.K. I’ve been in the games industry for over 18 years and was a co-founder of Bigbig Studios (Pursuit Force on PSP and others). After the closure of Bigbig I decided to go it alone and decided to set myself the challenge of developing a console game almost entirely on my own. That means I deal with nearly everything – design, programming, planning, all the publishing and other aspects of the business side. The creation of art and audio are outsourced as I don’t think I’m really qualified to work on those areas.

Read the rest of this entry »

2 Comments

[PS3 Review] Game of Thrones Episode 2: The Lost Lords

GoT_ep2_header

The second episode of the Game of Thrones Games, The Lost Lords, follows House Forrester in their struggle to survive. The review for the first episode can be read here.

Read the rest of this entry »

1 Comment

[PS Vita Review] Criminal Girls: Invite Only

criminal-girls-invite-only copy

Welcome to Hell! As a Program Instructor, it’s your job to rehabilitate a special group of criminal girls so they can atone for their sins and return to the mortal world. Motivate the girls, defeat Convicts, and reach the top of the Hell Spire!

In Criminal Girls: Invite Only, you play as a Program Instructor tasked with guiding Delinquents through the Hell Spire to complete the Reformation Program. Defeat Convicts by commanding the girls in battle, and help them grow with steamy Motivations! Can you coach these girls to work together and make it to the very top?

Read the rest of this entry »

1 Comment