Posts Tagged ‘Little Orbit’

X-Comparisons Inevitable: Falling Skies

By Adam Smith on September 22nd, 2014.

Are there any fans of Falling Skies out there? I have vague memories of a trailer for the first season but it left about as much of an impression as a gnat on a trampoline. As the end times approach for the sci-fi show about the end times that follow an alien invasion, some enterprising developers have released an XCOM total conversion that takes place following “the destruction of an Espheni tower at the end of season 3″. Quite how DreamWorks will feel about this use of their intellectual property is…

Oh. It’s not an XCOM mod. It’s an officially licensed game based on a series about an alien invasion that looks a bit like XCOM. And by ‘a bit’, I mean ‘almost exactly’.

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Time To Try Again: New Adventure Time Game Announced

By Alice O'Connor on May 9th, 2014.

A boy and his dog.

Once upon a time, one could simply whisper the words “Adventure Time video game” and need to curl up into a ball to have any hope of surviving the crushing crowd of fans crying “Mathematical!” and “Algebraic!” in attempts to will such a fantastic gameological creature into existence. Then Adventure Time: Finn and Jake’s Epic Quest and Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW! came out and were, you know, so-so. Is the excitement still there? Do you still believe? Do you have hope? Let’s see. Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom has been announced.

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