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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • Hello Worlds!
  • • Bow Street Runner
  • • Pandemic 2
The Vault №153 What's the weekly feature with old games of quality? T-H-E J-i-G V-A-U-L-T! And welcome Vaultkateers, to Anything-Can-Happen day at the clubhouse, where we're featuring some wonderful platform, adventure, and strategy games this week.


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Categories: blog, longstory, news, previews

Coming Soon: Long Story (Long Story Team) Coming later this year for PC and iOS, the episodic indie adventure game Long Story wants to take you back to high school in a way that feels familiar and realistic. As a young girl who returns home from a year away in France, you discover your locker's previous owner disappeared mysteriously... but with studies, friends, romance, bullying, and perhaps even figuring out your own sexual identity, you may have your hands full.


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news

Games Featured:
  • • SwapQuest
  • • Rayman Fiesta Run
  • • Aqueduct
Mobile Monday №236 Don't you love it when an "old" game gets a surprise update? Kinda makes you glad you left it sitting on your mobile device all this time. It wasn't because you couldn't beat that one level with the conveyor belt, no sir. It was because you were waiting. Waiting for the magical update. From the future.


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Categories: blog, download, free, indie, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Zerox Residuum
  • • Troll Song - Verse One
  • • The End is Meow
Weekend Download №241 Trolls and kittens and robots HOORAY! It's like an internet geek's paradise in this edition of Mobile Monday. If only we could have worked in some meme references, too. But, you know, ain't nobody got time for that.


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Categories: blog, indie, indiegogo, lbernard, news, previews

IndieGoGo: Imagination is the Only Escape (Luc Bernard) Up for funding on IndieGoGo, Luc Bernard's action adventure game about a young boy named Samuel and a talking fox plans to take players on a journey few games ever dare to... to explore the human stories of the atrocity that is the Holocaust. Daring? Educational? Or misguided? Opinions are bound to be mixed.


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Categories: agrech, blog, browser, generalzoi, hottategoya, linkdump, nekogames

Games Featured:
  • • Pony Creator v3
  • • Escape from the Similar Rooms 5
  • • Hoshi Saga 9
  • • Typocalypse 3D
Link Dump Friday №336 Zombies! Typing! Fairies! Ponies! Identical rooms! This week's Link Dump Friday has it all, serving up action, creativity, some escaping, and even a little point-and-click puzzle action. Awwwwww yeah.


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Categories: blog, braceyourselfgames, news, previews

Games Featured:
  • • Crypt of the NecroDancer
Coming Soon: Crypt of the NecroDancer Coming later this year for PC and Mac, this addictive roguelike has a musical twist. Play with a DDR pad or your keyboard as you play a young woman descending into a crypt full of monsters and magic, using the beat of the soundtrack to move and rack up multipliers. Even with your own MP3s! Add in a gorgeous pixel style and all the features roguelike fans have come to expect, and you have a unique, catchy game we can't wait to see more from.


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Categories: blog, failbettergames, indie, kickstarter, news, previews

Kickstarter: Sunless Sea (Failbetter Games) Planned for PC and Mac in 2014, if you're a fan of FTL: Faster Than Light, Don't Starve, and most importantly, Fallen London, this Kickstarter should get you excited! Failbetter Games wants to deliver a darkly humourous roguelike RPG adventure as you staff and captain a steamship to set sail for a legacy on a massive underground ocean filled with madness, adventure, terror, and more!


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • Z-Rox
  • • Zap Dramatics: Ambition Series
  • • Insidia
The Vault №152 Next week, the Vault will be converting to 1DS format. So, if you see a line shoot across your computer monitor that makes you want to play favorites from the JayIsGames archives, that's what that is. This week, though, we've got puzzle, adventure, and platform games that are fun in quite a few dimensions.


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news

Games Featured:
  • • Terraria
  • • Junk Jack X
  • • Cut the Rope
  • • Age of Pirates Elite
Mobile Monday №235 What's a gamer to do when there's more than one game to play? Head to a reputable forum and start a debate, that's what! Let your inner fanboy/girl out and blindly support whatever faction you like for whatever reason. It's the internet, after all.


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Categories: blog, download, free, indie, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Boson X
  • • Narcoleptic Chicken Kid
  • • 1ime L0ver
Weekend Download №240 This week, we wanted to have a theme where every game had a number in its title. One game fits that rule, another one can be sorta stretched to fit it, and the third, well, that's when we decided rules are dumb and ate some nutella instead.


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Categories: blog, browser, jaj, jreid, linkdump, megadev, mtstudio

Games Featured:
  • • The Only One
  • • Taquito Tower
  • • Stay Alive
  • • Whodunit
Link Dump Friday №335 Ten seconds isn't a lot of time, but that was the theme of the most recent Ludum Dare competition! This week's Link Dump Friday features several of my favourite entries that played with the theme in some unique ways.


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • El Complo
  • • Miami Shark
  • • Dismantlement: Radio
The Vault №151 Welcome to The Vault's Back-To-School Special, where you get 50% off our already low, low, nonexistent, prices on quality works from the JayIsGames archives! This week, we'll be schooling you on a trio of excellent puzzle, action, and point-and-click games.


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news

Games Featured:
  • • CastleMine
  • • Tiny Tycoons
  • • Crazy Belts
Mobile Monday №234 Touch of puzzle anticipation, anyone? We've got a major game update, a game that's gone free, and a puzzle game in the works that might just make you hate going to the airport just a little bit less!


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Categories: blog, download, free, indie, linux, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Sinister Names
  • • Dreamcake Rescue
  • • Death from a 1000ft Fall
Weekend Download №239 Got your ears turned on? Sound Blaster plugged in? Hearing aid charged and ready to go? This edition of Weekend Download is mostly about sound. Songs and music, perhaps, or a machine voice that spits back insults as you type at it. Either way, crank up the volume and get ready to go!


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Categories: blog, browser, futzi01, hyptosis, linkdump, orteil, ssmith

Games Featured:
  • • Gold and Gems
  • • Cookie Clicker
  • • Canterlot Defender
  • • Rise
  • • Space Email
Link Dump Friday №334 Two of the games in this week's Link Dump Friday are inspired somewhat by Candy Box!, which is sweet enough without one of them also being entirely about delicious cookies overtaking the world. Throw in some ponies throwing down and some zombies, because the law of the internet states that there must be zombies in everything now, and you have a recipe for awesome.


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • Gimme Friction Baby
  • • Take a Walk
  • • Vision
The Vault №150 Bright copper kettles, warm woolen mittens, and quality works from the JayIsGames archives... These are a few of my favorite things! This week the Vault has arcade, platforming, and escape titles to remind you of, and when you play them, well, then you won't feel so bad.


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Categories: blog, download, free, indie, linux, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Zzzz-Zzzz-Zzzz
  • • Dungeon Butler
  • • Schutll Noise
Weekend Download №238 It's easy to tell what's on our mind this weekend: sleep, abstract experiences, and butler. The former because sleep is good. The middle one because rhubarb pie. The latter because Mr. Belvedere was a fantastic television show.


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Categories: begamer, blog, browser, hpenn, jnuernberger, linkdump, mbalousek, notch, rmako, san, twilson, yepi

Games Featured:
  • • Shambles
  • • The Rogue Less Traveled
  • • Poliphony
  • • Golem
Link Dump Friday №333 We gotcher zombies. We gotcher alien life forms. We gotcher mysteriously shifting forest paths full of obscure references and bizarre deaths. In short... we gotcher Link Dump Friday!


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • Exit Path
  • • Record Tripping
  • • Me and the Key
The Vault №149 It can be tough being the mayor of a sovereign town, but fortunately The Vault is here to take off the pressure of office. Action, interactive art, and puzzle games should definitely help you kill some time... at least until the fireworks festival starts.


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news

Games Featured:
  • • Trouserhart
  • • Cut the Rope: Time Travel
  • • Momonga Pinball Adventures
Mobile Monday №232 We're saddened to report this edition of Mobile Monday features the word "disco". More than just features it, it directly references disco content recently added to a popular mobile game. We didn't include any graphic disco pictures, though there is an image of Cut the Rope's Nom with big fluffy hair.


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Categories: blog, download, free, indie, linux, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Growing
  • • Scary Gardener Tales 3D
  • • Densha
Weekend Download №237 Crack open your weekend with three games that should give everyone something to "weekend" about. If that doesn't work, you can stay up all night trying to figure out why we used weekend as a verb. Or writing us angry letters!


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Categories: blog, browser, firandflam, futzi01, linkdump, no1game, seethrustudios

Games Featured:
  • • Find the Escape-Men 59: Sultry Night
  • • 1000 Years Ago
  • • Flatland: Fallen Angle
  • • CATDAMMIT!
Link Dump Friday №332 What do you get when you cross a noir story with a pair of immortal magic-wielding horses, ten little green men, and a cat with a hygiene problem wielding a chainsaw? Link Dump Friday, obviously!


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • Johnny, Why Are You Late?
  • • When the Bomb Goes Off
  • • Rings and Sticks
The Vault №148 The Vault is cancelled! Goodbye!... Or not! This week we're featuring adventure, action, and puzzle perfection from the JayIsGames archives. Have at it, you media leeches!


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news

Games Featured:
  • • DEVICE 6
  • • Kingdom Rush: Frontiers
  • • Bad Piggies
Mobile Monday №231 The bestest news on this edition of Mobile Monday is a brand new game from Simogo! Also: Kingdom Rush, how did you get so good?


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Categories: blog, download, free, indie, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Sorry Mario Bros
  • • Sealed & Secure
  • • Shrug Song
Weekend Download №236 It's the first weekend of August! That should be something special, but it probably isn't. One thing can help make it interesting, though: a game designed by Knytt creator Nifflas! And a fan-made Mario game! And a real-life postal service delivery simulator!!!


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Categories: blog, browser, fenglee, libertechno, linkdump, majorbueno, mastermax

Games Featured:
  • • Attack on Titan
  • • Pan Man
  • • Aries Escape 11
  • • Stealth Assassin
Link Dump Friday №331 Take Attack on Titan, stick it in a locked room, and add in a guy whose only special skill is pancake flippin' and what do you have? This week's Link Dump Friday, of course! Escape, action, stealth and breakfast foods all in once place, just like momma used to make.


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • Soap Bubble
  • • Double Jeu
  • • Gil
The Vault №147 Let's face it: there's a certain masochistic edge to the summer season: So what better way to relax than this week's Vault's collection of ultra-tough-but-fair works from the JayIsGames archives, sure to frustrate you into a happy afternoon? We've got action, arcade, and platforming works that may be punishing, but boy, they hurt so good!


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news

Games Featured:
  • • Extreme Forklifting
  • • Pixel Defenders
  • • Astronaut Spacewalk HD
Mobile Monday №230 Ever wanted to play QWOP, just with heavy machinery instead of a super-fit runner guy? We've got that! How about taking a walk in outer space with nothing but a slab of glass between you and an endless abyss? Got that, too!


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Categories: blog, download, free, indie, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Invader Invader
  • • Time Squid
  • • project ARK
Weekend Download №235 Since it's the weekend, why not download some stuff? Come on, it's not like you were actually going to clean the kitchen or cut the lawn or finish that book on quantum physics you've been leafing through in the bathroom.


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Categories: blog, browser, hottategoya, jdquidt, linkdump, no1game, pencilkids

Games Featured:
  • • Monkey GO Happy Guess
  • • Find the Escape Men 57: Eel2
  • • Rooms of Picture Completion Puzzles 26
  • • THE HORNETS WOULD LIKE TO TALK
Link Dump Friday №330 This week's Link Dump Friday is all about snack sized games! And when you think about snacking, you obviously think about monkeys, hornets, and little green men, right?... right?!... don't leave me hanging!


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • Pizza City
  • • Hedgehog Launch
  • • Chaos Faction 2
The Vault №146 We at JayIsGames are thrilled for the upcoming TRICKYA game console launch, but until we line up third-party support, we'll content ourselves with games from our archives. This week, driving, launch, and fighting titles will slake your thirst for quality gaming.


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news

Games Featured:
  • • Firefly Online
  • • Colossatron: Massive World Threat
  • • Dale Hardshovel HD
Mobile Monday №229 A Firefly game. Read that again: a Firefly game. It's an exciting prospect, even if it's a full 12 months away, but it's also a bit scary. Because, you know, despite being based on the best thing ever, what if it's not the best game ever?!


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Categories: blog, download, free, indie, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Megaman Unlimited
  • • Tessalation
  • • Sword of the Stars: The Pit
  • • Mr. Kitty Saves the World
Weekend Download №234 Weekend Download is back! Because there's always one more game we'd like to share, our weekly indie freeware round-up (well, mostly freeware) has returned, supplying you with more options than the usual "cut the lawn" or "spend time with your family"!


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Categories: blog, browser, ebutler, linkdump, pamcgee, pchen, sgross, tom7

Games Featured:
  • • Bayou
  • • Where is the Button For Love?
  • • Age of Umpires
  • • Raspy Hill
Link Dump Friday №329 This is my jam! Specifically, game jams are my jam! This Link Dump Friday features four games created for various themed online competitions, and trust me, that's about all they have in common. Embrace the strange.


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • Silent Conversation
  • • Gray
  • • Clack
The Vault №145 You can either spend a ton of cash at Crazy Tricky's VaporStore Summer Sale... or just stop by The Vault for some of the best games from our archives. This week, platforming, interactive art, and puzzles take center stage.


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news

Games Featured:
  • • Guardians of Magic HD
  • • Joe Danger Touch
  • • Angry Birds Star Wars
Mobile Monday №228 These are some big games. Like, bigger than mobile games have a reputation for being. And they're free or on sale or just plain awesome!


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Categories: blog, browser, doopop, linkdump, soulgamestudio, twinbear

Games Featured:
  • • The Gentleman
  • • Nouserdake
  • • The Maze
  • • Skirt Quest
Link Dump Friday №328 Skirts and spectres, tophats and books, and much more! This week's Link Dump Friday only has one theme... variety! From a game about trying to conform to your peers in high school, to a nightmarish run through a neverending tower full of monsters (also could be mistaken for high school!) there's something for everyone.


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Categories: blog, news, plantsvszombies, popcap

Games Featured:
  • • Plants vs. Zombies 2
Plants vs. Zombies 2 (soft launch) Raise your hand if you live in Australia or New Zealand! Now take that hand and go download Plants vs. Zombies 2, PopCap's sequel to the 2009 defense game Plants vs. Zombies! The studio has just launched the iOS version in the above countries to test out all the new systems and features. Think of it as a trial run to make sure everything works behind the scenes, as well as a chance to get some feedback on the changes to the gameplay structure.


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • 9:05
  • • Finding My Heart
  • • Karoshi: Suicide Salaryman
The Vault №144 Happy 9th of July! And, as you know, the traditional way to celebrate is by playing a few excellent titles from the JayIsGames archives! This week, the Vault features classic interactive fiction, adventure, and platforming titles for your perusal.


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news

Games Featured:
  • • Fieldrunners 2
  • • LIMBO
  • • The Silent Age
  • • Bastion
Mobile Monday №227 Another week of mobile game releases is at hand. More importantly, another week of mobile game discounts is at hand! The deals listed below don't have a listed expiration date, so grab while the grabbin's good.


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Categories: aniwey, awenger, blog, browser, linkdump, tmchenry, whisperbat

Games Featured:
  • • Candy Ant Princess
  • • Horse Master
  • • The Choice
  • • Lucky Peach Travel Game
Link Dump Friday №327 Four games, four different spins on text-based adventures. Link Dump Friday takes you on a journey with bugs, horsies, hateful AI, and oceans made of delicious, delicious fruit that shows off the unexpectedly creative and delightful side of Twine and other formats of interactive fiction.


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • Air Pressure
  • • Doeo
  • • Immortall
The Vault №143 Caught inside during a summer storm like this fair reviewer is? Well, let the JayIsGames Vault can bring you a little sunshine, with an excellent visual novel, arcade hit, and interactive piece of art... no umbrella neccesar!


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news

Games Featured:
  • • Factory Balls
  • • Anodyne Mobile
  • • Tribloos 2
  • • Space is Key
Mobile Monday №226 Everything that once was non-mobile is now mobile. So spake the prophets thousands of days ago when the mobile world became a "thing". A couple of really great games have made the crucial crossover recently, and we're here to swoop down and play them.


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Categories: adultswim, begamer, besposito, blog, browser, linkdump, pixelulsar, yvigdorchik

Games Featured:
  • • Room of 1000 Snakes
  • • Hyper Pixel Man
  • • Yepi Forever
  • • Robot Unicorn Attack Evolution
Link Dump Friday №326 Snakes and aliens and spikes, oh my! This week's Link Dump Friday features some challenging platforming that's very old school, an alien with lead feet on a mission, a whole room full of snakes, and more!


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • Clockwords
  • • Fig. 8
  • • Cyrkam Airt�s
The Vault №142 We've heard the wishes of you, the consumer, and have decided to keep featuring the best of casual gaming past in the JayIsGames Vault. This week we've got some unique defense, action, and arcade titles to play around with, full backwards compatibility included.


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news

Games Featured:
  • • Sparkle 2
  • • Infinity Blade II
  • • Badland
Mobile Monday №225 It's like spring cleaning for game devs this week! Even though it's summer. And digital goods don't really take up any space. But mobile game sales are mobile game sales, so we're not going to ask too many questions.


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Categories: blog, browser, bsoule, jmickle, linkdump, nigoro, supermoof

Games Featured:
  • • Man Eats Fish
  • • Rose & Camellia 2
  • • The Ladder of Kali
  • • Coffee Mafia
Link Dump Friday №325 Fishing. Slap fights. Ancient temples full of unspeakable evils and curses that sap the very life from your bones with every step. Do we know how to party here at Link Dump Friday or what?


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • Back to the Cubeture Era 1
  • • Gridz
  • • Grid Game
The Vault №141 It's time to get a little dark and griddy! And by that, I mean, this week in the JayIsGames Vault, we're featuring some great grid-based games. It's so hip to be square!


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news

Games Featured:
  • • Fish Puncher
  • • Puzzle Retreat
  • • Apple Bin
Mobile Monday №224 We're back with more games! More specifically a free game, a game that's on sale with a price that happens to be free, and a game about punching fish that isn't free but is close to it!


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Categories: aspirkin, blog, browser, highupstudio, jallen, linkdump, mjones, njohnson, shoulden

Games Featured:
  • • Juggernaut: Awakening
  • • Questopia
  • • Kitt's Kingdom
  • • Dream Fishing
Link Dump Friday №324 I wanted to write something witty here about this week's Link Dump Friday, but now I'm all depressed because I wanted to do it as a creepypasta THEN WHO WAS PHONE style joke and I couldn't figure out how to make it work. Sigh. First world reviewer problems.


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • The Visitor
  • • Colour My Heart
  • • I Wish I Were The Moon
The Vault №140 It's safe to say that a lot of people are happy to see the old Link Dump Friday return. In LDF's honor, this week in the Vault, we're featuring classic titles from our archives that made their debut by gettin' down on Friday, Friday!


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news

Games Featured:
  • • Minecraft: Pocket Edition
  • • Pixoban
  • • Final Fantasy IV
  • • Quadropus Rampage
Mobile Monday №223 Tiny little change for this week's Mobile Monday. We're going to start featuring a few free games each week along with some mobile games that didn't quite make the cut when we worked out the weekly schedule. Any objections? Didn't think so! Onward!

Games Featured:
  • • Derp till Dawn
  • • Pork Must Arrive
  • • Rokilot
  • • Collapse It 2
Link Dump Friday №323 "Wait, what... what is this?" you say, quivering nervously. "A classic Link Dump Friday format with games to play? Is it 2011?" Haha, no, gentle, silly reader, the year is still 2013, but the Link Dump Friday you've been demanding is finally back and here to stay.


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • Seasons
  • • Save Kaleidoscope Reef
  • • Effing Hail
The Vault №139 This week in The Vault, lets take a look at some quality games from our archives with a suitably outdoorsy theme. Whether webtoys, arcade, or action is to your liking, they'll be the perfect way to beat the heat!


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news, previews

Games Featured:
  • • Mystery Case Files: Madame Fate
  • • Color Zen
  • • Snoopy Coaster
Mobile Monday №222 Nobody wants to wait for games. We want them playable, we want them entertaining, we want them perfect, and we want them now. That's why we decided to collect games on this edition of Mobile Monday that are either currently available to play or juuuust about to be. Because waiting is for chumps!


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Categories: blog, linkdump, news, previews

Games Featured:
  • • Undertale
  • • Massive Chalice
  • • Fleish & Cherry in Crazy Hotel
  • • Kingdom Rush Frontiers
Link Dump Friday №322 There's a lot of old-school in this week's Link Dump, from a very retro and very delicious demo for an upcoming RPG you're going to want to play, like, NOW, to an adventure game that takes us all the way back to the black and white era of 'toons, but that's not the only thing we're RUSHing to in our KINGDOM...


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • The Dreamerz
  • • K.O.L.M.
  • • William and Sly
The Vault №138 You know, it's tough being a casual-gaming pathfinder, heading deep into the archives to bring back quality games of all genres from whatever godforsaken rock they're hiding beneath. Fortunately, there are quite a few that have taught me the ways and means of exploration, and this week we're featuring them in the JayIsGames Vault!


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Categories: blog, mobile, mobile-monday, news, previews

Games Featured:
  • • Phoenix Wright Trilogy HD
  • • The Executive
  • • Angry Birds Space
Mobile Monday №221 Hard to say no to the games featured on this edition of Mobile Monday. Free Angry Birds? Yes, please. A game about a CEO kicking through walls to engage in fisticuffs with werewolves? Ok! Phoenix Wright on iOS in HD? !!!!!!!


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Categories: blog, linkdump, news, previews

Games Featured:
  • • The Yawhg
  • • Dungeon of Elements
  • • Don't Starve
  • • DreadOut
  • • Submachine 6
  • • Crypt of the Necrodancer
  • • The Kingsport Cases
Link Dump Friday №321 Mario and Tetris team up to take on dungeons, you've got a trip to Indonesia coming up, there's something horrifying and wondrous right beneath your feet... and the Yawhg is coming...


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Categories: blog, browser, thevault

Games Featured:
  • • Omega Crisis
  • • Star Relic
  • • Gravitee 2
The Vault №137 Captain's Log: Stardate: 52120.13: The Vault Commander wishes to share some of the greatest space games from the JiG archives. As this is well within the parameters of our five year mission, this week in The Vault, we now present a few classic action, strategy, and physics titles. End transmission.


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Games Featured:
  • • Last Train to Timbuktu
  • • NonoCube
  • • Sparkle 2
  • • Pudding Monsters
Mobile Monday №220 Such a friendly edition of Mobile Monday, this is. Everybody's our friend, especially those who deliver good games to us. We also seem to have a penchant for puzzle games, which are basically brain BFFs.


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Games Featured:
  • • Dormant Sky
  • • Among the Sleep
  • • Pandora: Purge of Pride
  • • Town of Salem
  • • Alone in the Park
  • • Damned
  • • Road Not Taken
  • • Rom Check Fail
  • • Contraption Maker
Link Dump Friday №320 Play with a human head! Experience terror as a toddler! Accuse your friends of being murderers before they do the same to you! This week's Link Dump has a little something for everyone... especially if you're just a little bit weird.


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Games Featured:
  • • Tower of Heaven
  • • Never End
  • • My First Quantum Translocator
The Vault №136 This week's edition of The Vault is sponsored by... I forget the name. I think it was Opening Science or something like that. Anyways, today we're featuring a selection of Portalesque games. A Portalesque is a puzzle-platformer with a unique mechanic and a sadistic host. There'll be cake after the showcase, I promise!


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Games Featured:
  • • Hiversaires
  • • OmniDig
  • • Asphalt 7: Heat
Mobile Monday №219 Did somebody leave the front door open? Because there's a draft in here. Seriously, stand by the wall there. You feel it, don't you? Maybe just lean down a bit. More. Moooore. HA! Tricked you into reading mobile game news!


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Games Featured:
  • • Gun Monkeys
  • • Cook, Serve, Delicious!
  • • Rawbots
  • • Darkwood
  • • Plants vs Zombies 2
  • • Candy Box!
  • • Welcome to Boon Hill
  • • Monaco
  • • Ray's the Dead
  • • City Quest
Link Dump Friday №319 A fun and frantic indie restaurant sim gets a tasty free update. The bizarre and delightful webtoy that took the internet by storm gets a walkthrough. A zombie who's been struck by lightning wants your money for world domination. All this and more on Link Dump Friday!


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Games Featured:
  • • Doodle God
  • • Epsilon
  • • Enough Plumbers
The Vault №135 What's a pirates favorite kind of onion? Arr, chives! And the pirates in our audience should be quite very happy, since this week's Vault has first-person omniscience, snarky lab guys, and multiplying plumbers pulled straight from the best of the JayIsGames archives!


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Games Featured:
  • • Tennis in the Face
  • • Denzel
  • • Triple Town
  • • Liege
Mobile Monday №218 The Noid hates high quality pizza mobile games. He loves to make your hot pizza ice cold. Read Mobile Monday if you want to avoid the Noid. And you really do want to avoid him.


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Games Featured:
  • • Game Dev Tycoon
  • • Super Mario Bros. Crossover
  • • Candy Box
  • • Delirium
  • • Dog Sled Saga
  • • Black Closet
  • • Son of Nor
  • • SiSSYFiGHT 2000
Link Dump Friday №318 Beware! An addictive tasty treat lies within this week's Link Dump Friday the likes of which you may never escape from! And with an upcoming update to one of the most beloved platformers on the site, as well as some literary gaming, there's more than enough to take up whatever free time sneaks away!


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Games Featured:
  • • Magnetism
  • • Industrial Place Thingy
  • • Reelz
The Vault №134 Get ready to be metagrobolized, lovers of ludo, by this week's collection of confounding complexities in the JayIsGames Vault. Whether you like your puzzles with sides of strategy, adventure, or luck, this selection from the archives is sure to satisfy!


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Games Featured:
  • • Dungeon Plunder
  • • Factory Balls
  • • Luftrausers
  • • Bee Leader
Mobile Monday №217 More clones! And not the good kind, either. The kind that science gives us to be members of our band


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Games Featured:
  • • Mush
  • • Dementium 2
  • • TowerFall
  • • Realm
  • • Risk of Rain
  • • A.N.N.E
  • • Don't Starve
  • • Thomas Was Alone
  • • Virtual Families 2: Our Dream House
Link Dump Friday №317 This week's Link Dump Friday is super friendly! Make friends with a golem, fill your buddies full of arrows, and secretly conspire to pick your pals off one by one as a slavering space beast.


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  • • Klax 3D
  • • Qix
  • • Prince of Persia
The Vault №133 With the recent celebration of JayIsGames' 10th JIG-iversary, it seemed like just the time to go retro with a collection of classic remakes from the mid-aughties. Join us this week in The Vault for an arcade blast from the past!


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Games Featured:
  • • King Cashing 2
  • • Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame
  • • Joe Danger Touch
  • • EDGE
Mobile Monday №216 Feeling a bit edgy today? Does reading Mobile Monday put you on the edge of your seat? Fancy a slice of pie made with the edge of a knife? Noticing a theme yet? Is it pushing you to the edge of your sanity? Or is this constant stream of edgy questions responsible for that?


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Happy 10th Anniversary JIG! Everyone here at JIG is thankful and grateful to our wonderful, supportive community for hanging with us and watching us grow over the past 10 years. Your comments, your feedback, and your visits have been our sustenance, our reason to keep doing what we love to do most: bringing you the very best games we can find on this planet we all call home.


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Games Featured:
  • • Starbound
  • • A Small Favor
  • • SCP - Containment Breach
  • • Among the Sleep
  • • The Last Inua
Link Dump Friday №316 Cute and not-so-cuddly woodland creatures possibly in great peril? Check. A toddler's overactive imagination late at night while his parents are asleep? Check. Endless replayability and exploration in the stars? Check, and then some!


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Games Featured:
  • • Lucky Tower
  • • One Chance
  • • Pyoro
The Vault №132 Come on in to Crazy Tricky's Vault O' Items, for all the best deals on things to clutter your inventory! And, for just coming in today, you get, absolutely free, three excellent action, adventure, and arcade games from the JayIsGames archives! Why? Because we're cuh-raaazy!


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Games Featured:
  • • Ghostly
  • • Block Fortress
  • • Gemini Rue
  • • NES-Retku
Mobile Monday №215 Ghosts return in this edition of Mobile Monday! Real ghosts (well, virtual representations of real ghosts) plus ghost-like games we all thought were gone but have come back to haunt us. The good kind of haunting!


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Games Featured:
  • • Final Days
  • • Spellirium
  • • Something Fragile
  • • Terraria
  • • Sully: A Very Serious RPG
  • • That Dragon, Cancer
Link Dump Friday №315 Words are great, and in this week's Link Dump Friday they're also magical! But if words aren't your thing (YOU MONSTER!) we also have steampunk clashing with magic, Terraria's long-awaited return to PC content, a not-so-serious RPG, and more!


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Games Featured:
  • • OUT file#01
  • • Sagrario's Room Escape
  • • The Great Living Room Escape
  • • Trapped Part 1: The White Rabbit
The Vault №131 We all have moments when we feel the need to escape, that's why the room escape genre is one of the most popular on the internet. That's why, in this week's Vault, we're featuring four clever escape games that contain all we love about escapes, including all the features that make being locked up in a strange room desperate to escape such an enjoyable pastime.


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Games Featured:
  • • Fist of Awesome
  • • Nimble Quest
  • • The Room 2
  • • Epic Pirates Story
Mobile Monday №214 Really, all you need to know about this edition of Mobile Monday is that is contains both bears and beards. There might be some other stuff to look at, but it's totally overshadowed by the sheer awesomeness of those two nearly identical nouns.


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Games Featured:
  • • Torchlight 2
  • • Mew-Genics!
  • • The Haunting of Magnolia Manor
  • • Catequesis
  • • Ib
  • • Analogue: A Hate Story
  • • Hate Plus: ~Mute's Golden Days~
  • • Anodyne
  • • DreadOut
  • • Ghost of a Tale
  • • Outlast
Link Dump Friday №314 There might be monsters and ghosts you won't be able to fight in this week's Link Dump Friday, but there are also heroic mice, mutated kittens, complex emotional AI, and a whole lot of action-packed adventuring to round it out.


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Games Featured:
  • • Pillage the Village
  • • Varicella
  • • Strategy Defense
The Vault №130 This week, The Vault gets medieval, as we present excellent action, interactive fiction, and strategy titles from the JayIsGames archives. Awesome is coming!


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Steve's PAX East 2013 Recap Last weekend, our roving reporter, Steve, went to PAX East 2013 in Boston. He returned with over 50 interviews from the developers in The Indie Megabooth, as well as a chat with Extra Credits writer James Portnow.


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Games Featured:
  • • Deck War
  • • Wayward
  • • iCycle
  • • Sorcery
Mobile Monday №213 No tricks in this Mobile Monday. Not a one. Just because it's that April 1st holiday thing doesn't mean we have to participate, right? We're still recovering from the massive influx of news from the two recent game-centric events. We've read all the news and carefully selected the most awesome bits to share with you. Because you're awesome. No tricks!


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Games Featured:
  • • Broken Age
  • • Papo &
  • • Yo
  • • Knights of Pen and Paper +1
  • • The King's League: Legend of Grimrock
  • • Odyssey
  • • BLEAK
  • • Planet Explorers
  • • Power Jam: Roller Derby
  • • Ib
Link Dump Friday №313 It's another super-sized edition of Link Dump Friday! Freeware horror hit Ib gets a massive new update with new content, a gripping console hit about family relationships comes to your PC, Double Fine's captivating new adventure that shattered Kickstarter records is revealed, and much more.


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Games Featured:
  • • Dog Fight 2
  • • A House in California
  • • Red
The Vault №129 Come and check out the action, artistic, and arcade titles in BuildAHumbleIndieRoyaleGalaStarsInABox Bundle XVII. And, by that, we mean, the wonderful games from the JayIsGames archives in this week's Vault!


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Games Featured:
  • • NonoCraft
  • • Tilt To Live 2
  • • Pixel People
  • • Unmechanical
Mobile Monday №212 So many new games! It's like, why can't the future be here now? Or, why can't the games I'm bored with be not here while the exciting games I don't have be here? And why can't a normal day at the office be more like a video game?!


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Games Featured:
  • • Witch/Knight
  • • Bloom: Memories
  • • Barista Blast
  • • Soundodger
  • • Ithaka of the Clouds
  • • XING: The Land Beyond
  • • Sweatshop
  • • Transistor
  • • Bastion
  • • Ninmu Nanmu
  • • Fez
  • • The Castle Doctrine
Link Dump Friday №312 It's a super-sized Link Dump Friday because the news is out of control! We lead off this week with a hugely popular former XBLA exclusive heading for a PC release and the next game from Bastion's developers, but there's plenty of other things to get excited about too! NaNoRenO brings new visual novels, Jonas Kyratzes' latest Lands of Dream has what it needs to succeed, and more!


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Games Featured:
  • • Poco Parco
  • • The Day
  • • Tower of Greed
The Vault №128 This week, we join new weekly columnist, Tricky, as we feature some wonderful puzzles, adventure, and action from the JayIsGames archives, in this week's Vault!


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Games Featured:
  • • 10000000
  • • Hiversaires
  • • Number Lux
  • • Little Things Forever
Mobile Monday №211 Geeky times call for geeky games, and this edition of Mobile Monday shows no shortage of said stylings. We've got a gorgeous point and click puzzle game, a math-driven roguelike, and a so-very-retro puzzle hybrid crossing from iOS to Android. We'd love to quote Maximus from that old gem of a film Gladiator about being entertained, but that'd be a bit expected, wouldn't it?


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Games Featured:
  • • Slender: The Arrival
  • • Minecraft
  • • Resonance
  • • Chrono Trigger
  • • Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs
  • • Amnesia: The Dark Descent
  • • Wadjet Eye Games bundle
Link Dump Friday №311 Horror, merit badges, and... rapping over one of the most beloved JRPGs of all time? Hmmm. Anywhere else, that wouldn't make any sense. But here, throw in a sale of a pack of celebrated indie point-and-click adventures, some crafting, and it's just another Link Dump Friday!


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Games Featured:
  • • Defend Your Honor
  • • Llama Adventure
  • • Stealing the Diamond
The Vault №127 A snicker, a snigger, a giggle and a guffaw... some games are better than others at drawing them out of you, and for these three gems, that's the whole point! Performing a daring and reckless robbery, solve puzzles as a llama, and lead the quest to recover the Golden Walrus in this week's weird Vault!


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Games Featured:
  • • Third Eye Crime
  • • Angry Birds HD
  • • Virtual Families 2
Mobile Monday №210 Time to get some thieving in! And we're not just talking about games that feature thieving. It's also games being given away for free, which is sort of thievery. Not really, but it sounds a little more exciting when you think about it that way.


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Games Featured:
  • • Torment: Tides of Numenera
  • • Avadon 2: The Corruption
  • • A Bird Story
  • • To The Moon
  • • The Walking Dead
  • • The Adventures of Dash
Link Dump Friday №310 Normally if you snooze, you lose, but at least one of the games in this week's Link Dump Friday features a hero who sleeps his way to and through adventure! Tack on some zombies, a sequel to a celebrated indie RPG, the next chapter in a story about dreams and memories, and a little spiritual succession to one of the greatest RPGs of all time, and you have a recipe for success!


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Games Featured:
  • • Dale and Peakot (Full)
  • • Reachin' Pichin
  • • CycloManiacs
The Vault №126 What's in an upgrade? Is it a clever way to make the player work for their power? Or an even cleverer way to make the player grind through your game? This week on the Vault, we take a look at three games that do upgrades right, from doing backflips on a bike in space, to chickens capable of rendering wolves unconscious with a headbutt.


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Games Featured:
  • • Gravity Duck
  • • Puzzle Retreat
  • • Pangolin HD
Mobile Monday №209 Mobile games, assemble! Form of... other kind of mobile game! From HD updates to cross-platform shifts, there's no end to the migration mobile games can make. But, really, whatever. As long as we get the goods!


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Games Featured:
  • • The Banner Saga: Factions
  • • Don't Starve!
  • • Leap Day
  • • Huntsman: The Orphanage
  • • Back to Bed
  • • Mew-Genics!
  • • XING: The Land Beyond
  • • Back to Bed
Link Dump Friday №309 A houseful of genetically enhanced kittens. A dimensional-warping, child-stealing monstrosity. A tribe of Vikings to be lead to victory. And Wilson, who's still stuck thanks to that darn demon, and now we know why. Packed with the weird and wonderful, it's another Link Dump Friday!


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Games Featured:
  • • The Moving Game
  • • Treasure Box
  • • Rumble Ball
The Vault №125 Welcome! Ladle you some games from our extensive archives? How about a lovely 2005 from the Boxeau province? Or a vintage 2004 with an eloquent bouquet from Boxine? Try the 2010 box from Boxage because, well, just look at those legs!


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Games Featured:
  • • Plants vs. Zombies
  • • MANOS - The Hands of Fate
  • • Dragon Portals
  • • The Sandbox
Mobile Monday №208 Chewed -up gum and knobby knees are the dominant mental images one may experience while reading this edition of Mobile Monday. That, and the incessant repetition of Torgo's four second theme song running over and over again, never stopping, just looping. Forever.

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