Entries tagged with “sci-fi”.


Gemini Rue, the recently released commercial debut of Joshua Nuerenburger, is an exciting game. Not just in its thrilling story and engaging gameplay, but also in what it means for the future of retro games, as crazy as that sounds. While many dismiss the low-res adventure game genre as an outdated holdover from the olden days, Gemini Rue proves that the style still has very much to offer. With a captivating narrative, glorious pixel art, and a feel of greatness, Gemini Rue must not be missed.

First, let’s discuss the story. It’s the future and mankind has gone intergalactic (naturally). There’s been a huge war and a particularly nasty criminal organization known as the Boryokudan (Japanese word meaning “a bunch of assholes”) has taken hold of much of the galaxy. (more…)

The future turns out quite a bit more complicated than the now. The police force seems to not have much use for hard-working, hard-boiled action heroes anymore – it’s up to top class genetics scientists to directly deal with the truly serious crimes.

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The first part of the Technobabylon series is a fantastic short game!

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