Before the Storm: Hell Is Empty (and So Is the Final...

It was the morning of December 19th, and my alarm was set for 11:55 – five minutes prior to Hell Is Empty's global release....

Dragon Fang Z Review: All the RNG, All the Time

In the Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 marathon, it’s easy to see that random number generation, or RNG, is a speedrunner’s worst nightmare. The...

Night in the Woods Switch Review: Foreign, Familiar, and Frightening

Night in the Woods doesn't break new ground, but it knows the well-traveled path. It tells a familiar story with its unique voice, a story that could only exist as a video game.

Rumu Review: So Long, and Thanks for all the Toast

Rumu loves cleaning. Wine. Toast. Ada the cat's paw prints. It doesn't matter. Anything to keep the house sparkling for David and Cecily –...
Where Are My Friends?

Where Are My Friends? Reviewed: Multi-Genre Reach Exceeds Its Grasp

Where Are My Friends? is developer Beard Game Studios’ first release, and trying to span four different genres in your first game is a...

The Endless Journey Review: Not Worth The Walk

At its worst the visual novel genre can be overwritten and tedious. The Endless Journey manages to avoid this by incorporating elements of the...

Aaero Review: A Rhythm Game For Dubstep Enthusiasts

I've never been a fan of rhythm or music games. I've also never been the biggest fan of Dubstep music. However, Aaero serves as a decent...
Finding Paradise Review: To the Moon's Sequel Is a Beautiful Success

Finding Paradise Review: To the Moon’s Sequel Is a Beautiful Success

Freebird Games’ Finding Paradise doesn’t care what you want. It doesn’t care about genre expectations or consistency in game mechanics. The game has a...

Mindlessly Chaotic : Brakes Are For Losers Reviewed

Playing Brakes Are For Losers is an excruciating experience. It’s a game that puts in minimal effort to callback to arcade racers of old,...

Battle Chasers Nightwar Review: Good and Empty

Turn-based RPGs are my bread and almond butter. As such, during its tenure on Kickstarter Battle Chasers Nightwar was a deafening bleep on my...

LeGrand Legacy Reviewed : A JRPG To Cozy up to

Jakarta-based Semisoft releases their first game on Steam on January 24th, just over a year after reaching their funding goal on Kickstarter. LeGrand Legacy Tale...

Tacoma May Be Set in Outer Space, But It’s Not Out...

It was Summer 2016, and I had just finished Gone Home, a story-rich walking simulator set in the mid 90’s. You play as Kaitlin...

TACTICAL Review: Fast-Paced Stealth Action

“Warning, playing TACTICAL may result in abnormal sweating, high blood-pressure, self-loathing and short episodes of euphoria. Keep game out of reach of children, (they...

Enter the Gungeon Review: Bite-sized Blasts of Fun

In the time since Binding of Isaac's 2011 release, roguelikes have adapted to fit a wide range of genres. From the toe-tapping Crypt of the...

Riding the Roller Coaster – Battle Chef Brigade Reviewed

Battle Chef Brigade is a game about odd combinations. Much like the gameplay, it’s all about mixing disparate elements to create a singular dish....

Blossom Tales Review: A Trip Down Memory Lane

The Legend of Zelda formula has been a timeless one, but also something that few companies other than Nintendo have taken a successful stab...