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DISTRAINT Review: Mixing Blood and Tears

2D horror is one of the more unlikely genres in gaming. How do you make flat scary? Well, the answer is that you can't, very well. But that doesn't mean that there aren't a lot of other ways to make quality gam...
Rats - Running Out of Time screenshot

Rats – Time is Running Out: The Review

Just recently I played and reviewed a game called The Swindle that contained themes of stealth, burglary and steampunkiness. And I loved it. Rats - Time is Running Out is a game of similar themes---and even i...
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Submerged Review: Pretty But Predictable

How long should a game be? Probably as long as the number of unique ideas the developer can string together in order to keep the player interested in progressing. If that sounds reasonable to you then Submerged...
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Feist: A Prickly Pre-Release Review

The silhouette aesthetic has grown in popularity in recent years, with titles on a variety of platforms embracing it. Feist, from developer Bits & Beasts, is the latest game to utilize these graphical styli...
The Next Penelope indie game
8.8Fast n Fun

The Next Penelope: Review

I'm going to start right out of the gate saying that The Next Penelope is a great game. Playing Penelope was actually my first foyer into top-down racing and she was the right date to ask to my first dance. The...
bunnylord not a hero

Not a Hero: Review

When it comes to games about anthropomorphic rabbits vying for political office while riding a wave of violence against the city's underbelly, there hasn't been many titles to appear in the last few years. Luck...
Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas indie game

Oceanhorn Review

I'm going to be blunt---Oceanhorn is a deep-seated Legend of Zelda carbon copy. I'm talking a calculated, incessant, over-the-top derivative. You're going to notice details ripped off from Zelda that could have...