A look at indie developer Dennel Cake’s first game: Obsolete Souls (pre-release)

With the recent rise and success of indie games on the market, it’s no surprise that more and more game developers are looking to bring their dreams to life for others to enjoy.

This week I had the opportunity to sit down with a local indie game developer, Denzel Weatherspoon of Dennel Cake and a game development student at Fitchburg State University, to talk about his upcoming release: Obsolete Souls.

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Virtual Reality is here! Here’s how to experience it at an affordable price.

Virtual reality for the Everyman

With every new generation of gaming comes a few new gadgets and fads. With the seventh generation we saw the move to motion controls. Sony released the Sixaxis controller and later the PlayStation Move, Microsoft went the way of the Kinect camera system, and Nintendo led the charge with the Wiimote and Wii motion plus.

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Star Ocean

By: M. Spider
My first introduction into the Star Ocean series was Star Ocean Till the End of Time (Star Ocean 3 from here on out) on PlayStation 2. This was at a time where my life was a strange mess, and honestly, video games were the only thing that kept me from taking a very dark turn. Constant battling with depression and anxiety kept me from doing a large number of things I enjoyed, but throughout everything, video games were a constant supply of a delightful combination of enjoyment and escape. Between dealing with the aftermath of my parents’ divorce and a slew of emotional and physical torture during high school, my deep and complete enjoyment of video games is one of the biggest reasons I am here today.

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