Game Review

The Swindle – Stealing Your Game Hours With Ease

There are over 175 rogue-like games on Steam alone, about the same number or more of stealth genre games. When I think of rogue-like games, I think of dungeon crawlers, endless labyrinths, and the stream of New Game menu selections thanks to permanently dying. When I think of stealth games, …

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Feist – The Game Where The Designers Spent 7 Years Planning Ways To Kill You

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Feist is a beautiful and atmospheric game. The minimalist art design brings many comparisons to Limbo, but Feist precedes Limbo by two years. Feist’s compelling visual aesthetic is paired with an ambient soundtrack that’s geared towards immersing you into the savage 2-D world your character inhabits.   Feist is also frustrating …

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Olympia Rising – Sonic and Kid Icarus Just Had a Baby…

  1986 was the year I became a Kid Icarus addict. I needed some kind of therapy group to kick the habit, alas nothing like that existed then. I would sit ragged and soiled on street corners scratching nervously at my own arms and cheeks, holding a sign that said “Will …

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Quadle – Q-up Another Qute Quandary

From developer Gamesare Studios comes their second Steam release, a casual puzzler named Quadle. Judging from their past library of free games, puzzle games are a big part of their wheelhouse. Quadle is a game about eliminating all squares on the screen until you have just your final square left. …

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Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! – A High-Carb Diet of Management Goodness

Management and simulation games often feature succinct, unambiguous titles that leave no doubt about what a player will be exercising control over. Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop!?, doesn’t deviate from this formula and the title foreshadows a whimsical, tongue-in-cheek sense of humor with a strong geek culture influence. The background story …

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The Note Review – Game So Bad It Makes Post-Its An Obscene Crime

  From The Note’s Steam page: “perfect background music,” “scary atmosphere,” and “realistic graphics.” Rarely does a developer or publisher refer to their own features as “perfect.” Pretty ballsy statements. I didn’t even read the story section until after this review. The screenshots of a dark gray mysterious town and military …

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Scott in Space – Worth Its Weight In Guineas

Let’s face it, there are just not enough guinea pig games out there. Gerbils and hamsters, they get all the pet store attention. Lemmings, they have stolen the PC Game limelight long enough. It’s time we had a new rodent hero for the common man, and this is where Scott …

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Review: Aberoth. Sometimes You Get What You Pay For

Aberoth is free. But that doesn;t mean it;s worth your time.

I don’t want to waste anyone’s precious time. Should you play Aberoth? Probably not. It’s free, but there are numerous alternatives for free PC games that have more to recommend them, including games that might fall into the “charming retro MMO” category…a category Aberoth only manages to fit into by technicality. The initial …

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