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Daniel Spiler

Daniel Spiler
From the frigid wasteland of Canada, Dan has been writing since the early years, when a blank piece of parchment meant a whole world was waiting for him to discover it at the tip of his quill. Then he grew up and realized he could never be like Harry Potter, so he turned to video games instead. He's now a fledgling Game Designer, working hard to make his mark on the industry. In his off-hours, he likes to scorn people who like long walks on the beach. Too much sand.

Astro-Miners: Education and Fun, All-In-One!

What does Canada’s largest museum and an asteroid mining game have in common? You might say rocks, and you’d be right, but wholly missing the point. The ROM (Royal Ontario Museum) held a game jam in 2015, and Pop Machine Creative’s Astro-Miners was the direct result of that collaborative effort. …

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Heroes of the Storm (PC) Preview

Heroes of the Storm (HotS) is Blizzard’s foray into the MOBA scene, and their answer to the heavy hitters like League of Legends and Dota2. I want to explain why HotS is so great by first referring you to this article by Kotaku as to why League of Legends is …

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Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries (PC) Preview

Imagine a giant cauldron, being employed by some mystical techno-witch. She sprinkles a bit of the Alice games, and then throws the tale of red riding hood in with a side of steam/clockpunk fairy tales. Poof! She peers into the cauldron, and Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries appears.

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Air Guardians (PC) Review

This game is bad. “Oh, well that was a short review.” It’s bad, and it’s really NOT worth any money, at all. Ever. “Oh, slightly longer but still very short review. Good job!” That feeling in your gut, right now. You feel…disappointed? Like something is missing? An introduction, perhaps? Now …

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Horizon (PC) Review

If you’re tired of the same old boring, broken, fun-lacking formula used to make 4x strategy games, be  energized! There’s a new breed of 4x strategy game on the horizon called.. Horizon… yeah that was a bad joke.

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Underground Pixel is full steam ahead for 2014!

LOOK HOW ADORABLE THIS MALLOW IS!

Behold, the newest offering from indie darling Underground Pixel: Mallow Mania! You play as a marshmallow who enjoys spending it’s time frolicking on clouds. But when the clouds get a little sleepy, they’re not nearly as safe to frolic on. It’s a simple premise, but one that shines with such …

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