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Nic Reuben likes to pause games every five minutes to ponder the thematic implications of explosive barrel placement. When he's not having an existential crisis over CAPTCHA verifications that ask him to prove he's not a robot, he's reading sci-fi and fantasy short stories, watching cartoons, and mourning the writing standards in Game of Thrones.

Deep Sky Derelicts: Dark-ish Dungeon – Early Access Impressions

It is a truth universally acknowledged that scavenging the floating wrecks of dilapidated space freighters is going to result in at least one conflict...

Where is 2018? It’s Here, and it’s Already Weird AF

What have they done to you, Santa? Why are you so thin, and so smol? Why have you been forcefully awoken from your slumber...

Storyseeker: A Travel Diary

Do the dreamers of this world give form to the dragons, or do dragon dreams form the world? If you want to know, Storyseeker...

The Room Has a Game, And it’s Tearing Me Apart

I am willing to go on record right now and bet that, empirically speaking, Tommy Wiseau has enriched more lives than James Franco. In...

Redefining Nostalgia with Nightkeep

Upon starting the demo to RPG2 Heaven's Nightkeep, you'll be treated a short story sequence introducing you to its world. A vainglorious monarch becomes...

I’m Not Going to Play Normal Human Face Simulator, But Feel...

Here is a list of several delicious meals you can share with your very best friends, and one you should probably avoid. Can you...

Jettomero: Hero of the Universe Review

It doesn't feel right to review Jettomero: Hero of the Universe like a product, because it doesn't feel like a product to begin with....

Hands on With Into the Breach

"Dad, Look! They're here!" My team of mechs beamed down from orbit. The local populace were understandably overjoyed. When your hometown is under assault by...

Over 2 Years After Kickstarter Is Shape of the World Finally...

When Cliqist covered Shape of the World back in the halcyon days of 2015 – back when dinosaurs roamed the earth and prehistoric humanity...

Zelda Inspired Hazelnut Bastille Lied To Me

Hazelnut Bastille lured me in with a cutesy name and a nostalgic, pastoral pixel-art covered website. It then proceeded to kick me repeatedly in...

Diversify Your Dystopian Portfolio with Spinnortality

The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel. So goes the opening line to William Gibson's Neuromancer...

Prehistoric Kingdom, Please Add This Squirrel-Looking Dinosaur.

Ok, so I was all set to write an informative preview about Prehistoric Kingdom. I was going to say that it's a dinosaur reserve...

Pyre: A Trophy Named Mercy

Pyre is a storybook with singed edges; stained by spilt ink and filled with blank pages. A pastel-hued cartographer's fever dream. The feedback from...

Ebony Spire: Heresy’s pirates are absolute shits

Having just narrowly escaped death at the hands of an enraged cultist by jumping into a glowing blue portal, I found myself stumbling through...

Grab Murder Mystery 2000:1: A Space Felony For Free This Week

To celebrate its release on Itch.io, developer National Insecurities invite players to grab a copy of the interstellar murder mystery game 2001:1 : A...

Seek Etyliv: Bare Bones Sophistication

I played the demo to Seek Etyliv in a tiny window floating at the centre of my screen. All play takes place in 3x3...