Doki-Doki Universe doesn’t just join the recent trend of games not focused on conflict; it takes a spot at the front of the charge.
Maybe “the charge” is a bad analogy here. I don’t think I’ve played a game less concerned with competition than Doki-Doki Universe. It’s all about empathy and understanding — making others happy while you get to know yourself.
Even with its pure intentions, Doki-Doki Universe stumbles into some clumsy stereotypes and technical issues. But sharp writing, a unique art style and cheerful puzzles pull it back up.
The creators of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset have raised an additional $75 million in funding from investors to finalize the creation of their VR platform and ecosystem.
That Series B funding comes from angel investor Andreessen Horowitz, with significant additional investment from Series A investors Spark Capital, Matrix Partners and Formation|8.
Mega Man is getting an officially licensed board game, and developer Jasco Games is taking its tabletop tribute to the Blue Bomber to Kickstarter in an attempt to make Mega Man: The Board Game a reality.
Mega Man: The Board Game will pit Mega Man against a series of classic Robot Masters, like Fire Man, Guts Man and Elec Man, as well as Dr. Wily in the competitive “side-scrolling” game for up to eight players that includes custom game pieces and dozens of play cards and robot tokens.