Norman’s Sky

War. War never changes. After shooting my way through a few hours of New World Interactive’s take on World War II, I am glad they didn’t change it. What started off as a total conversion mod on the popular modern-military shooter Insurgency, quickly grew into a standalone release on Steam. Priced at $19.99 USD, Day of Infamy sticks to its guns by providing a multiplayer experience that doesn’t stray away from the beaten path provided by classic FPS games such as Day of Defeat and Red Orchestra. As a result, the game feels polished and provides an enjoyable and tense multiplayer experience. Continue reading “Norman’s Sky”

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Indie Spotlight: Replica

Indie Spotlight is a new, regularly posted segment written by me that will highlight some really good and often overlooked Indie games that are available on Steam. If you’re someone who enjoys the indie side of Steam, this may be the segment for you. 

Replica is an interactive novel game developed by Somi that manages to create a captivating experience that results in a moral dilemma over your actions. Do you keep intruding the privacy of an unkown stranger just so you follow the orders of a mystery man who ‘guides’ you through the game? Playing this game has been a joy from start to finish and by reading on, you can find out why… Continue reading “Indie Spotlight: Replica”

There is a new ARG, encompassing 15 indie games on Steam.

So the sleuths over at /r/gamedetectives on Reddit have found a crazy new ARG (alternative reality game) that encompasses 15 different Indie Games. This all seems to have stemmed from an eye sigil being found in all of these seperate games. Read on for some more information or you can take a look at this imgur link to find more information. Continue reading “There is a new ARG, encompassing 15 indie games on Steam.”

Indie Spotlight: Blades of the Righteous

Indie Spotlight is a new, regularly posted segment written by me that will highlight some really good and often overlooked Indie games that are available on Steam. If you’re someone who enjoys the indie side of Steam, this may be the segment for you. 

The first game for this segment, as you can probably see from the title, is the aptly named, Blades of the Righteous. This is a neat little turn-based strategy game that involves two main aspects, micro-managing a fantasy kingdom and fighting enemies in a turn-based battle. Developed by Vladimir Slav, this indie gem is definitely worth your time, and allow me to explain why… Continue reading “Indie Spotlight: Blades of the Righteous”

20 Games for you to bite into for The Sale

So the Steam Summer Sale is finally upon us. The illustrious moment every year where my wallet gets drained by Gaben and the crew at Valve. Whilst this year’s Summer Sale might not have the glitzy flash sales or the ingenious game, there are quite a few deals that are worth picking up. We at Vox Ludicus have compiled a list of 20 games for you to bite into during this ‘Picnic’ Sale. Continue reading “20 Games for you to bite into for The Sale”

Review: Overwatch

Watching a game of Overwatch on youtube, you’d be excused for thinking that this maelstrom of chaos and vivid imagery would be accessible. “It looks so hardcore with all the players moving so quickly, there is no way I can learn all this!”. However, the true beauty of this 6v6 objective-based shooter lies behind its intelligent design, as the game is very accessible to newcomers while keeping a high enough skill ceiling for veterans to really sink their teeth into. Continue reading “Review: Overwatch”

Review for TASTEE: Lethal Tactics

Coordinate a team of ragtag mercenaries, each with their own unique skill set, in order to complete tactical missions in a simultaneous squad based tactics game. If this sounds enticing, then it is likely that you will fall in love with TASTEE: Lethal Tactics. Continue reading “Review for TASTEE: Lethal Tactics”