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Light Your Own Path in 'Closure,' An Indie Game That'd Make 'Braid' Proud

No, your monitor isn't broken. While this week's crop of games have been drained of color, they're just as ingenious as their more vibrant brethren. Inspired by doodles, noir cinema and silent films, this batch's stark graphics present curious mechanics and clever adventures. Their addictiveness is as simple as black and white. One of the things we love about indie games is that their designe...

Timewaster 'Black & White' Sends Two Opposing Forces To Bend Your Brain

No, your monitor isn't broken. While this week's crop of games have been drained of color, they're just as ingenious as their more vibrant brethren. Inspired by doodles, noir cinema and silent films, this batch's stark graphics present curious mechanics and clever adventures. Their addictiveness is as simple as black and white. Controlling one character in a game can be tricky, but as we've se...

Puzzling Platformer 'Paper Moon' Panders to Our Penchant for Papercraft

No, your monitor isn't broken. While this week's crop of games have been drained of color, they're just as ingenious as their more vibrant brethren. Inspired by doodles, noir cinema and silent films, this batch's stark graphics present curious mechanics and clever adventures. Their addictiveness is as simple as black and white. 'Paper Moon' is a side-scrolling adventure that stars a young boy...

Halloween Games! 'Mad Max' Meets the Living Dead in 'Road of the Dead'

Ah... Halloween. We embrace our spooky sides by filling our October nights with horror, donning our black capes and, of course, playing as many terrifying video games as possible. (Don't you?) While we can't deny the appeal of monster mainstays like 'Frankenstein' and 'Dracula,' our horror tastes lean towards the brain-munching variety. So join us as we indulge in our love of Halloween by blastin...

Games on the Go: Shoot-em-Up!

If we distill 99-percent of games to their core, we're left with one crucial imperative: shoot stuff. Lots and lots of stuff. The shoot-em-up genre (lovingly shortened to 'SHMUP' by aficionados) traces its roots all the way back to 1962, with the creation of 'Spacewar!,' an outer-space combat game for the PDP-1 computer. Following those humble origins, the genre exploded with the advent of arcade...