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April 12, 2018

‘Rogue Aces’ Review: Pip Pip, Tally-No

Luftrausers is correctly regarded as an indie arcade classic. It’s fun, but it can be a little overwhelming and intense, and it seems with this in mind, Infinite State Games have designed Rogue Aces to be a similar, yet more measured, variation on the 2D airplane shooter.
April 8, 2018
Human Fall Flat

‘Human Fall Flat’ Review: Falling Babies Are Funny

Playing Human Fall Flat is like watching a drunk toddler push a box around, try to climb it, and then fall off again and again. Which is to say that this unique and stylized physics-based puzzle game is fun, funny, at times frustrating, and best enjoyed with others.
March 21, 2018

‘The Council Episode 1: Mad Ones’ is Packed to the Brim with Polish

Every day, we are faced with choices, each one setting off a chain of events wherein the consequence is eventually felt by us.
March 7, 2018

‘Hollow’: A Frighteningly Frustrating Experience

The game doesn’t feel finished at times, with plenty of bugs pervading the experience from start to finish. Hopefully these issues can be addressed in the sequel (yes, there’s a sequel in development) because Hollow is an impossible recommendation it it’s current state.
March 3, 2018

‘The Majesty of Colors’: Unlike the Water, This Game Isn’t Deep

'The Majesty of Colors' is an interesting, albeit, short game.
February 27, 2018

‘Aegis Defenders’ Review: A Gorgeously Frantic Love Letter

Aegis Defenders is a passion project in every sense of the phrase, and it shows. From its fleshed-out world and characters, to the gorgeous soundtrack, and frantically fun gameplay, it makes for a wholly unique experience. While each individual aspect is great on its own, Aegis Defenders truly is a game that's greater than the sum of its parts.
February 25, 2018

‘A Case of Distrust’ Review: A Hard Case To Follow

An otherwise visually stunning game has a fatal flaw.
February 14, 2018

‘Owlboy’ – Don’t Pass up the Opportunity to Experience Such a Work of Staggering Imagination

Owlboy is one of the best games in years – consistently charming and surprising, with an ending open to interpretation that will have fans theorizing long after the credits roll.
February 10, 2018

Returning to the ‘Crypt of the Necrodancer’ on the Nintendo Switch

As a roguelike, Necrodancer is perfect for quick bursts of play. Since each level lasts as long as the track does, it's easy to pick the game up for a few minutes at a t
February 6, 2018

‘Dandara’ – A Breath of Fresh Air in the Countless Corridors of the Metroidvania Mine

Due to the unique gameplay, a strangely alluring setting, and just the right level of challenge, 'Dandara' feels like a breath of fresh air in the countless corridors of the Metroidvania mine.