I’m not sure who I feel worse for right now, Lucas Pope or other devs aspiring to release their own indie hit… On one hand you have to feel for Lucas Pope because now he’s created Papers Please and Return of the Obra Dinn, releasing both to great success and critical acclaim, so now all […]Read More Return of the Obra Dinn review – Meddling insurance provider saves the day?
You know what really bothers me about Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice? Something which made me feel really extremely silly and therefore irritated with developers Ninja Theory for making me look and feel silly. Have you heard about the whole controversy that surrounded the game’s save files? The game itself even outright tells you that if you […]Read More Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice review – You must be mad!
So you’re busy, you’ve got about an hour before you have to deal with some stuff in the real world. That world into which we rarely venture. I understand that some people, for bizarre reasons, don’t have the time to sit down and play six straight hours of Skyrim or Mass Effect 3 and so […]Read More Five Nights at Freddy’s and Mini Metro – Some Ideas for Your Little Minutes
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (or, more simply: “Brothers”), developed by Starbreeze Studios, is a big name now and in fact it has been since release. It has been widely praised by fans and critics and actually won Best Xbox Game at this year’s Spike’s video game awards (because I can’t stand calling it […]Read More Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons review – Review: Some Writing on a Blog
Created by I-Illusions, Element4l is a recently released “experimental” platformer with a heavy focus on flowing, fast and incredibly challenging gameplay. As I have mentioned before platformers are a fairly difficult genre to review because there are just so damned many of them that it seems ridiculously difficult to provide anything fresh or exciting to […]Read More Element4l review – Rock solid with a burning desire
Reus by Abbey Games is an indie god game where you play the part of four giants who morph a lifeless and barren planet with seas, swamps, forests and mountains in order to bring life to your world. It’s a game which could possibly be pronounced “R-oos” (as in the Greek god Zeus), but I […]Read More Reus review – I am the god of BUSHES and TINY FLUFFY ANIMALS!
Party of Sin by Crankshaft Games is a side-scrolling platforming (described as a puzzle-platformer) game set within the battle between Heaven and Hell. You play as the anthropomorphic personifications of the 7 Deadly Sins: Wrath, Envy, Lust, Gluttony, Sloth, Greed and Pride who have been very naughty sins indeed and have thus been punished by […]Read More Party of Sin – Wrath. Definitely Wrath.
Antichamber is something I only recently caught wind of, which is pretty damn surprising consider the amount of awards it has been nominated for and even won. Seriously, head over to the official website and check out the awards listed at the top it’s absolutely insane and has won awards as far back as 2009. […]Read More Antichamber review – Antibrainer!
A while back I made an attempt to play through the indie horror game Anna by Dreampainters. I even made three short videos of me playing, trying to show off the game which I believed would be quite good. These three videos, which show about an hour of maybe an hour and a quarter of […]Read More Anna review – At least she tried
You may have noticed that all across the internet everyone is all in a tizzy about the relatively new and free browser game Happy Wheels. And because of it’s jump into the public consciousness a lot of Youtubers have made videos of themselves dying rather spectacularly again and again in the courses and maps of […]Read More Video Mondaily – The Happy Wheels Bandwagon