Roguelike

Dead in Vinland Review

What's impressive about Dead in Vinland - part survival management, part RPG, part roguelike and part turn-based combat game - is that instead of being a Frankenstein's monster mashup, it pretty painlessly melds so many disparate genres. Even more complex than the developer CCCP's previous entry into an eventual trilogy, Dead in Bermuda, Vinland has interesting and amusing characters and a lot to keep the player occupied. 

Dead in Vinland Review

Darkest Dungeon: The Crimson Court DLC Review

All the additions to the base game, from the new hero, to the ultra creepy MOSQUITO VAMPIRES, are glorious, and in the end, add a fantastic amount of good content to an already great game. Ten dollars earns you an easy 30+ hours re-exploring the Ancestor’s Homestead, and while I am loathe to make value calls, this one is so easy that not making it feels wrong. If you have not picked this up yet, stop wasting time. The Countess calls…

Darkest Dungeon: The Crimson Court DLC Review

The Flame in the Flood Review

More often than not, the game is an exercise in frustration, which unfortunately characterizes The Flame in the Flood most accurately:  a promising, interesting survival game that is ultimately left to drown in the waters of mediocrity by its own core mechanics.

The Flame in the Flood Review