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Review – The Swapper (PC)

The indie game scene has had no shortage of puzzle games over the years. In a post-Braid world, it has become rather common for the most noteworthy indie games to have puzzle elements, and luckily we’ve gotten plenty of entertaining ones over the years. In 2013 the puzzle game you definitely need to play is The Swapper, a moody atmospheric puzzle game built on using clones to solving its puzzles.

The game what initially comes off as a simple set up. The basic premise ultimately falls right in line with an Event Horizon or a Dead Space. Group of scientists bring something on board, it makes everyone go crazy and before long the entire station is abandoned. What makes The Swapper so engaging, however, on its narrative level is what it focuses on with this premise.

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The Brocast Episode 17 – Indie Games Edition

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The GUFUyourself Brocast crew brings you another episode of The Brocast, this time focusing on indie games, which have taken the gaming industry by storm and featured prominently not only on PC but as an integral part of the launch lineups of next gen consoles, especially Sony’s Playstation 4. We’ve been playing indie games as well over the years and have plenty to say about the recent indie game push in the games industry and discuss the importance of indie games in the industry moving forward. So join Justin, Brian, Will and your host, Gagan for Episode 17 of The Brocast!

Minecraft Creator Notch in Disagreement With Yogscast?

 

Fans of Minecraft may have heard of The Yogscast, a group of gamers who have been making popular ‘Let’s Play’ videos for the indie hit. However, it appears that Markus Persson (aka Notch) may not share the love for one of the games most famous groups.

After both were in attendance at MineCon (which saw in the release of Minecraft 1.0.0), Notch took to twitter and said:

 

“I’m very sorry about the behavior of the people we won’t work with any more. Celebrity or not, you don’t f-bomb kids.”

 

This vague statement was later followed up with a rather more blunt clarification of  “Yes, Yogscast.”

Being questioned by fans who were curious to find out more, Notch decided to explain the situation further (links to posts below):

Yogscast have yet to release a response in this saga, but a post from the groups official Facebook page revealed:

“An Official statement/Vlog will be released when Simon, Lewis and Hannah return from Las Vegas to clarify what has happened. Hopefully this will clear everything up for everyone.”

The group managed to grab an interview with Notch at the event – any awkwardness detected? And will a different side to the story be revealed?