August Oliver

August (a.k.a. Draco Augustus) is a dad gamer who loves sharing all of his geeky passions with his family, from Marty McFly to Mario and Master Chief. He is also the co host of the Nindies and Indies podcast and founder of the Houston Switch Club. #GoStros

PAX South 2020 – Shot One Interview

At PAX South I came across a great looking indie game called Shot One, by Red Moon Workshop. A spiritual successor to Windjammers, Shot One is still in the early stages of development, but they are hoping to make waves in the eSports scene.  Check out the video to see an interview with one of the devs and find out more about the game!

Pax South 2020 – Interview with Tinybuild CEO

Draco stops by the Tinybuild booth at Pax South and chats with Tinybuild CEO.

Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase

Once again Nintendo shows us they know how to put out a showcase of the great independent studios bringing their games to Switch for the fans.  With surprises for next year like Sports Story and Axiom Verge 2 as well as other surprises like Talos Principal and Dauntless releasing on the Switch today with cross-platform play and saves, this Indie World Direct delivered.  Be sure to watch it for you...

Ghostbusters the Video Game Remastered on the Nintendo Switch

Is there something strange in your neighborhood?  You better pick up a copy of Ghostbusters the Video Game Remastered and join the cast of the original title films as a rookie Ghostbuster in training.

Astral Chain on Nintendo Switch

If you are looking for a super anime cyber noir action game you have come to the right place. Astral Chain, the new Nintendo Switch exclusive title by Platinum Games, is out now and ready to entertain. From high intensity super natural brawls to endearing goofy police dog mascots, Astral Chain keeps you linked into the action and bound to the story. (Chain puns)

Nintendo Direct September 2019

Nintendo left us reeling from the uppercut of information they just dropped in their Nintendo Direct.  Lots of new tidbits like the juggernaut that is Overwatch coming in October as well as twenty Super Nintendo Entertainment System games.  With some of the SNES games coming as soon as tomorrow, others rolling out over the next couple of months and some classics like Xenoblade Chronicles Definitiv...

Pokémon Masters is finally out!

Pokémon Masters is finally out on mobile smart devices and it’s definitely a game that any Pokémon fan should give a Poliwhirl.  It is a free-to-play game full of fun characters from the Pokémon universe and has a battling system new to the series. The story is fun and entertaining and the graphics and animations pull you straight into the world of Pokémon.

Nindies and Indies Showcase

Join our hosts ScrapGear and Draco Augustus in Episode 33 of Nindies and Indies: A Nintendo Fan Podcast.   This week we talk about the games we’ve played over the past week. Featuring Fortnite, YIIK A Post Modern RPG, Slain: Back From Hell, Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek, Jotun, and Splatoon 2.   This week Scrap and Draco talk about all the games shown off during the most recent Nindies Showc...

Shape of the World – Psychedelic Exploration Without the Drugs

Relax and take your time to stop and smell the roses in Shape of the World, a new first person exploration indie title on the Nintendo Switch. The rich and colorful world grows and changes around you as you move through it. Shape of the World was a Kickstarter project created by Hollow Tree Games because they wanted to show that the first person genre could be utilized for more than the same old r...

Punch Club on the Nintendo Switch

Punch Club is the next indie game that tinyBuild is bringing to the Nintendo Switch.  It originally launched on most other platforms including mobile devices back in January of 2016 developed by Lazy Bear Games and launches in the Switch eshop May 24th 2018.

Sleep Tight Release Date Announced

It looks like the indie developer, We Are Fuzzy has finally announced a release date for their upcoming game Sleep Tight.  Sleep Tight is a top down twin stick shooter that looks like something straight out of a Pixar movie, and for good reason.  We Are Fuzzy consists of team members who have worked on movies such as Wreck It Ralph, Zootopia, and others games such as Far Cry 5 and Rainbow Six Seig...

Lightfall – Interview with Ben Archer of Bishop Games

  On this episode of Nindies and Indies, ScrapGear and Draco Augustus get an interview with Ben Archer, one of the co founders of Bishop Games and creators of the new indie game Lightfall.

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