Game Review

FORCED Showdown: REVIEW

FORCED Showdown is the result of a team of people who surely played a lot of CCGs and MOBAs and decided “We can do all of this in one compelling single player package”. Not quite the two genres I would pick to stand next to each in any way. In this …

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Early Access Look: The Kindred

Block based worlds where you craft tools, shepherd block-y animals, and mine multi-colored rocks is not new. Managing a group of survivors exiled from their homeland, forced to survive off the resources of the land, they must rebuild their town and survive the harsh elements; that’s not new either. The Kindred is …

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Adam’s Venture: Origins – REVIEW

The Adam’s Venture series is a third person action adventure game in the same vein as classic 90s era Tomb Raiders. AV:Origins is a reimagined prequel chapter to the original PS3 port. Priced as a mid-level title on both consoles and PC, this latest edition promised to deliver next-gen visuals, and …

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Vernon’s Legacy: An Early Access Look

Vernon’s Legacy is a first person horror-tinged adventure that takes place around the time of the Great War. Before you say Dear Esther or Gone Home let’s just clarify something: this is not a walking simulator. It’s worth mentioning because when you begin chapter one of this title, feelings of déjà vu may …

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Battlefleet Gothic: Armada – A First Look

It is a time of endless war. The worlds of Man are scattered across the galaxy, threatened by savage aliens, heretics who defy the Emperor’s will. YOU are being called upon to subjugate them all … Admiral. Battlefleet Gothic: Armada is an upcoming real-time strategy title, which pits fleets of advanced galactic …

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Good Robot – REVIEW

Sometimes a developer can do more in 88 megabytes than others do with 8 gigabytes. Good Robot combines 2D twin-stick shooting with rogue-lite elements and delivers blocks of entertainment in every bit. Copious weapon and headgear options glamorize the typical twin shooter combat, but there is also enough parody throughout to make even jaded gamers crack a smile. Good …

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Jacking Genres With Spacejacked – REVIEW

Spacejacked is an ingenious genre mash of tower defense strategies, arcade shoot ’em up fun, with a hint of rogue-lite. Meet Dave Paprovsky, mild mannered space technician by day, guy who sleeps in his bunk at night. Until one day, aliens attack your spaceship and jack your crew. It is up to …

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Zombies on a Plane – REVIEW

Update 2: As of this morning, the developer took to deleting our discussion thread on STEAM. A strange move, considering most reviews have been negative on this game (16% favorable reviews at this time). Update: This review is based on a pre-release edition. Prior to today’s release, the game received …

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Guarding Gurls With Tiny Guardians – Review

Tiny Guardians is a the latest tower defense on Steam. It touts a clever new take on active defensive layouts. This PC port brings with it all the gameplay mechanics that earned it favorable reviews on mobile platforms. How does it fare compared to other tower defense titles? The answer: Tiny Guardians handles itself …

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Obliteracers – Review

Obliteracers zooms onto the PC gaming scene as a fun combat cart racer, allowing a whopping 16 local or online players. Racing takes a backseat to destroying your opponents. Combining arcade racing with such large scale party mechanics is a major selling point in this charming arcade title. Okay. Let …

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