Archive for February, 2010


Flash Game: Music Catch

February 26th 2010 by ThumbGods Editor in Game Reviews 1 comment

If you’ve ever zoned out watching your iTunes visually represent your favorite songs, this game is for you. Music Catch is a game the way Frisbee is a game. You’re really enjoying the good weather and time with friends, as you toss the Frisbee and half-heartedly keep count. With Music Catch, you’re doing the same […]


Alan Wake Trailer

February 21st 2010 by ThumbGods Editor in Gaming News, Xbox Games 1 comment

Alan Wake is an upcoming XBox game that reminds me of a Stephen King novel. A horror writer goes to a small town to get away from it all, mysterious disappearance, information from his next book that he doesn’t remember writing… 1


One More Turn…

February 19th 2010 by ThumbGods Editor in Gaming News 0 comments

The rumors are true — Civ 5 is on the way. In its latest, unyielding attempt to subvert societal productivity, 2K Games has announced Sid Meier’s Civilization V, the latest entry in the venerable strategy series. Set to debut on PC this Fall, Civilization V brings “an astonishing new engine” to the polite, turn-based proceedings […]


Flash Game Friday: GROW!

February 19th 2010 by ThumbGods Editor in Gaming News 0 comments

I blogged about the adorably addictive Grow Tower a while ago.  There’s also an RPG-themed Grow that I somehow missed. The mechanics are the same, you’ll grab icons on the sides to drop items into the world and then watch those items grow and interact and build new features. The major difference is that a […]


Lego Universe Trailer

February 18th 2010 by ThumbGods Editor in In The Media 0 comments

I’m already sold on Lego Universe, but this cute trailer is worth watching just for the dark, evil Lego-men holding up cardboard cutouts of the happy, dancing Lego-men. 3


Beta Opp: Zodiac Online

February 13th 2010 by ThumbGods Editor in Beta 0 comments

Zodiac Online is a new free-to-play, turn-based MMORPG opening an open beta test. Zodiac Online adds turn-based battles to the usual F2P fantasy MMORPG, making combat simpler, with less of a learning curve, hoping to cater to players new to MMO combat. Zodiac Online offers an environment inspired by Chinese mythology. The twelve animals of […]



February 12th 2010 by ThumbGods Editor in Gaming News 1 comment

GLPeas, the British indie developer behind the Xbox Live Carcophony, announce their new project BlindGiRl, also for Xbox Live. GLPeas’ stated goals are very Meg-friendly, with a promise to develop innovative, unique, non-violent games with an emphasis on gameplay over pretty graphics. No guns and no 3d shininess. Sounds fantastic, but they’re mysteriously silent about […]


Beta Opp: LEGO Universe

February 10th 2010 by ThumbGods Editor in Beta 14 comments

  Want to help beta test the upcoming LEGO universe? Course you do. Go here to sign up! 5


Robot Dance-Off

February 9th 2010 by ThumbGods Editor in Gaming News, In The Media 3 comments

Ok, so it’s not a game, but who doesn’t love dancing robotic hexapods? 3


Prancing Around The Forest

February 8th 2010 by ThumbGods Editor in RPGs, Xbox Games 0 comments

Publisher Paradox Interactive (of Majesty 2, East India Company and Elven Legacy), and new developer Arrowhead Game Studio have released a new preview trailer for the upcoming console game Magicka. If you watch game trailers and read games news as much as I do, you’re probably sick of hearing how this release is completely groundbreaking […]


Indie Games Updates

February 7th 2010 by ThumbGods Editor in Gaming News, Independent Games 0 comments

TayKrOn, the folks who did the PC game Slide Colors, as well as bunch of Kongregate games, announce the launch of Slide Colors for the Xbox.  I reviewed Slide Colors fir Indie Game Mag a few months ago, and my IGM review was quoted in the press release announcing the XBox version. The XBox version […]


Arsenal of Democracy

February 5th 2010 by ThumbGods Editor in PC Games, Strategy Games 1 comment

Paradox Interactive, the team behind Majesty 2, East India Company and Elven Legacy, has announced the completion of the new World War II strategy game, Arsenal of Democracy. Arsenal of Democracy was developed by BL-Logic in partnership with Paradox Interactive. The WWII strategy game is hardly a new concept, but BL-Logic has created an ambitious […]


Indie Game Mag Pay-What-You-Want Sale

February 1st 2010 by ThumbGods Editor in Discussion, Gaming Discounts, Independent Games 0 comments

Want to subscribe to Indie Game Mag without paying $25 a year? As gamedrinkcode has pointed out, gamers can only spend $10 on their hobby, which is why Indie Game Mag is offering a Pay What You Want sale. Get a year’s digital subscription for $1, or $10, or however much you’d like, now through […]