Reviews

Whispers of a Machine Review

Mundane wisdom and a Nordic cool ambience raise the game above the average crop that nowadays litters the once-flourished genre. It successfully does its bidding in showing why point-and-click adventures are so rewarding.

Whispers of a Machine Review

Life Is Strange 2 Episode 3, "Wastelands" Review

We’ve reached the climax of Life Is Strange 2 and the rollercoaster ride down is liable to be a rocky one. This is definitely one of the better episodes in the game because there’s real danger here. Sean and Daniel have been doing pretty OK for themselves but this is the first time things felt truly unpredictable.

Life Is Strange 2 Episode 3, "Wastelands" Review

Giga Wrecker Alt. Review

Giga Wrecker’s mishmash graphics, wonky gameplay and erratic physics make it like a parody of an indie game. It could have been a really well-made puzzle-platformer but somehow, the developer decided to settle with less, even though the console version is a second take on the game.

Giga Wrecker Alt. Review

Faeria Review

Faeria is a solid card game that has enough depth, and unique features to make it standout in a overcrowded genre, despite a low total number of cards, the vast singleplayer options here, coupled with a generous economy, and very interesting mechanics makes this one of the better games in the genre.

Faeria Review

Life Is Strange 2 Episode 2, "Rules" Review

Life Is Strange 2 is a road movie where the journey is more important than the destination, which is still kind of up in the air. There are a lot of miles between the Diaz boys and Mexico, leaving open ample opportunities for things to go hideously sideways. It’s early yet so I can’t discern where the story will take these two boys. A solid entry despite its off-key finale.

Life Is Strange 2 Episode 2, "Rules" Review

A Plague Tale: Innocence Review

The way the narrative and gameplay fit together to make Amicia and Hugo’s journey both compelling and emotional is an impressive accomplishment that put A Plague Tale up there with the best of them. If you are in the market for a somber, story-driven experience, I cannot recommend A Plague Tale enough.

A Plague Tale: Innocence Review

Saints Row The Third (Switch) Review

All in all, I’m happy with the experience of having the option to play Saints Row The Third - The Full Package on a modern console again, and even to have the option to go handheld. It’s worth bearing in mind that the game is in no obvious way improved upon compared to the standard version, but is also no worse for wear.

Saints Row The Third (Switch) Review

Windscape Review

It's a shame that Windscape feels so bland, because it offers some interesting twists to the Elder Scrolls formula with its striking art style and Zelda-like approach to dungeon design. Unfortunately, the game's uninspired characters and repetitive combat prevent it from capitalizing on its strengths.

Windscape Review

Planet Coaster Classic Rides Collection Review

While just about every ride or attraction in Classic Rides has some utility to park designers looking for that one, very specific element, overall this pack feels a little thin in comparison to some of Planet Coaster’s more robust DLC.

Planet Coaster Classic Rides Collection Review

BoxBoy! + BoxGirl! Review

BoxBoy! + BoxGirl! is a triumphant return for one of Nintendo’s underappreciated square-shaped heroes. The core campaign, albeit a solid iteration that newcomers will enjoy, plays a little too safely for BoxBoy! veterans. Thankfully, the new co-op and Qudy modes are the reinvigorating jolts this series needed.

BoxBoy! + BoxGirl! Review

Hell is Other Demons Review

Hell is Other Demons is a satisfying little game that manages to provide a quick dose of adrenaline on the go. The bite-sized levels make the game easy to pick up and play.

Hell is Other Demons Review

Hob: Definitive Edition

It’s hard to categorize HOB: Definitive Edition. The game reminds me of Zelda, but lacks the scale of story and quests, and epic bosses. It also reminds me of Hyper Light Drifter, but lacks the explosive combat. Really, HOB is its own sort of animal. It seeks to emulate, but not copy other great games.

Hob: Definitive Edition

The Mystery of Woolley Mountain Review

The Mystery of Woolley Mountain offers a traditional fantasy mystery premise with old-school point-and-click gameplay. However, it falls into the same traps that have plagued the genre for years. The game’s internal logic is hard to follow, the puzzles incorporate too much trial-and-error, and the plot is contrived and inconsistent.

The Mystery of Woolley Mountain Review

Shadow of the Tomb Raider: The Path Home Review

In the end, though, when asked about what she will do next and Lara turns around with a little smirk on her face, I was moved to tears. This is it. This is the end of Shadow of the Tomb Raider, the game I love so much, the final game in the rebooted trilogy I cherish so much.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider: The Path Home Review