New Nintendo 2DS XL

When my husband bought himself a New Nintendo 3DS XL Monster Hunter edition, he thought I might like to own one too. It was Tuesday 25th July when we decided to go for a New Nintendo 2DS XL that would be available on 28th July in Czech Republic. The specs are pretty much the same as New N3DS XL and it even uses the same software, but it is cheaper (around 180 USD, N3DS XL 240 USD) and doesn’t have 3D function. It’s not a big deal not playing games in 3D, because I wear dioptric glasses and thus I don’t seek for 3D. Don’t get me wrong you don’t need 3D glasses to play 3D games on New N3DS XL obviously. It’s just when I stare at a flat screen I want to see flat 2D content, seeing 3D makes my eyes hurt. What also worth mentioning that New N2DS XL includes AC adapter, New N3DS XL doesn’t.

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The Inner World – PC Game Review

What is The Inner World

The Inner World is a 2D point-and-click adventure game participated in a world named Asposia inside the globe. One of the life important source – air (here presented as wind) – is provided by 3 great wind fountains. But one after another went dry and only one is somehow functional. It’s enough to keep Asposia habitable, but what if it will go dry too? Is that the reason why the wind gods are mad at the Aspoians? There must be something smelly behind this all can you find out what?

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The Inner World: One of the necessary sources of life is provided by 3 wind fountains.

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Edna & Harvey: Harvey’s New Eyes – PC Game Review

What is Edna & Harvey: Harvey’s New Eyes

Edna & Harvey: Harvey’s New Eyes is an extraordinary point-and-click adventure created by Daedalic Entertainment GmbH – the creators of the award winning games “The Whispered World” and “Deponia”. They had made another adventure named Edna & Harvey before – it is called “The Breakout”. In contrast Harvey’s New Eyes’s protagonist isn’t Edna like in “The Breakout” but Lilli – her best friend. It all starts in a garden behind a monastery, where Lilli is trying to rake up leaves on the ground, and the narrator welcomes you to the game.

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Edna & Harvey: Harvey’s New Eyes: Lilli raking up leaves on the ground while Mother Superior Ignatz is giving her another task. How irritating! But Lilli never defy her.

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The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile – PC Game Review

What is The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile

The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile is a brutal fast-paced action platformer. It’s gruesome, violent and full of action. The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile was originally released in 2011 on Xbox 360. From 12 May, 2017 it’s upgraded version is available on STEAM. The art style is characteristic for Ska Studios. I played their souls-like game Salt and Sanctuary before The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile and the art style is identical. No shame. It’s still unique and remarkable and what’s more important it fits the game styles their making.

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The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile: Puppeteer.

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Candle – PC Game Review

What is Candle

Candle is a beautiful 2D point-and-click adventure. It has very original hand-painted graphic and professional audio. The story is full of human errors and their corrections. It’s about how too much ambitions and greed caused destruction of a sophisticated civilization and in an effort to cut an end to violence, the shamans have created a disaster. In order to save the world from fifth destruction Teku has to save his tribe’s shaman, solve challenging puzzles, defeat Wakchas and reveal the truth.

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Candle: Candle thinking through a plan how to eliminate that Wakcha warrior.

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Just Ignore Them – PC Game Review

What is Just Ignore Them

Just Ignore Them is a short pixel-graphic point-and-click adventure with slightly horror atmosphere. It has multiple endings and they’re based on your choices. To be exact a good one and a bad one. To achieve the good one, you have to behave well. To play the bad one, just kill someone when you have the chance. So there’s no science. What I really like is how open and uncensored are the dialogs between two main characters. Yes, Just Ignore Them warns you in the beginning that it contains violence, strong language and disturbing graphic. But c’mon pixelated disturbing graphic doesn’t even count. It’s pixelated… Even though Just Ignore Them managed to stay creepy and messed-up in the right way.

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Just Ignore Them: 8 years old Mark.

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Jets’n’Guns 2 – Interview with Pavel Tovarys

Jets’n’Guns is a PC game from a Czech indie game development team Rake in Grass. The game Jets’n’Guns was released for the first time on 17th November 2004 and the “GOLD” extended version was released later on December 2006 (Jets’n’Guns Gold) and since 5th February 2014 the game Jets’n’Guns Gold is also available on STEAM. It’s one of the best shoot ’em up shooting games from Czech developers of all time. Now after several years team Rake in Grass have finally decided to seriously work on the sequel called Jets’n’Guns 2. The spokesman of Rake in Grass team, Pavel Tovaryš, has answered our questions.

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Jets’n’Guns 2: Game preview #1.

Hi Pavel, would you mind introducing yourself a little? What is your position in the Rake in Grass studio and what actually is Rake in Grass? Tell us something about team’s history and which titles have you already published ever since.

Rake in Grass is a small indie team of three developers. We do exist almost 20 years, thus I would call us veterans 🙂 We’ve published 11 titles right under Rake in Grass studio and more than 20 casual games playable on various operation systems including e.g. PSP or old PocketPC. Continue reading Jets’n’Guns 2 – Interview with Pavel Tovarys

Leaving Lyndow – PC Game Review

What is Leaving Lyndow

Leaving Lyndow is a very short 3D first-person exploration adventure with a beautiful graphic and details. It tells a story about Clara, a girl that lives her dream that she really worked hard for. It’s her last day in her hometown, which is the right time for saying her goodbyes to everyone and every favourite place. Goodbyes are mostly hard and emotional, but it’s also relieving when she knows that her mom supports her in everything she’s doing. But not everyone is like her mom. She also has to face criticism from her uncle.

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Leaving Lyndow: The architecture is in harmony with nature.

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The Crow’s Eye – PC Game Review

What is The Crow’s Eye

The Crow’s Eye is a first-person puzzle (“platform”) adventure game set in abandoned Medical University of Crowswood. You just woke up in a room and you don’t remember anything. After a while an insane doctor starts to communicate with you through a walkie-talkie and you soon find out that he is not your friend in any way. You know that Crowswood is not a place with great reputation because 20 years ago some students went missing without trails. Are you one of them? Will you find the truth and escape?

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The Crow’s Eye: I know this man…

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Detention – PC Game Review

What is Detention

Detention is an atmospheric psychological horror game set in a fictitious world in the 1960s Taiwan under martial law. It’s a story-driven side-scrolling video game enriched of unique East Asian / Taiwanese cultural references, which in fact is something refreshing and rare. The story is well-told and emotional. And one important thing – it isn’t based on jump-scares at all. All fear is in your mind.

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Detention: You woke up with a dead body over your head.

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