Game Review

Ain’t Isn’t a Word, but DISTRAINT is a Game!

“My humanity was for sale…” With this opening line DISTRAINT begins, and thus unfolds the surreal and bizarre story of Price. A mysterious opening line can awaken curiousity. Which is a good thing since, on my initial glance all I saw was pixelated and antiquated retro graphics. Simple and basic keyboard controls. Short …

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Toby – The Secret Mine REVIEW (So happy it’s not The Secret ‘Mime’)

Developer Lukas Navratil posted his inspiration for Toby – The Secret Mine on its Steam Store page. Influenced by games like Limbo and Nihilumbra, Toby looks the part in both art and play style. If you missed out on either of those titles, they are challenging puzzle-platformers. Puzzles which are solved by …

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I aim to misbehave – Rebel Galaxy Review

After installing and running Rebel Galaxy, I reached the main menu when the sudden urge to get something came over me. I went straight to my storage closet to a box labeled “early 90s,” grabbed a dusty chocolate colored leather jacket and put it on. The jacket was where I had left it years …

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Skipping Mushroom 1 – 10, It’s Mushroom 11 : REVIEW

Goo. Goo never changes… Luckily game designs do, and given enough time a game designer will come along and take known genre concepts and spin them on their head. Every once in a while something unexpected and brilliant comes out of it. Easy to understand why we at GoneWithTheWin enjoy exploring so many indie titles, because …

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Jackbox Party Pack 2 – Just Add Equal Parts Friends and Long Islands for Instant Party – REVIEW

This year is the 20th anniversary year of the You Don’t Know Jack series,  a trivia hit with fans with every release. It’s slick game show style blended with heavy doses of cynicism, wit, sarcasm, and fast quips YDKJ always blended laughs with fact recollection like no other trivia game out there accomplishes. Recently, the …

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Armikrog spills the grog, REVIEW

UPDATE: This review was delayed as the developer was working on additional fixes for this game. Thanks to these updates my opinons on this game changed for the better. The following has been edited to reflect my thoughts as of 10/13/2015. Armikrog. I was eagerly anticipating, it. Counting down the …

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Gunna’ Level With You, Sublevel Zero /*0wnz*\

There was a time when first person shooters reigned supreme. Numerous shooters began to emerge. Many sought to include a catchy new hero, 100 new weapons, or other ideas to be distinguished from the rest. One developer dropped the idea of “six degrees of freedom”, that had a hybrid flight sim …

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Luna Sky – Luna means ‘Moon’ and Sky means ‘Sky’. Did I win?

UPDATE: My original review for Luna Sky was posted, then removed, I spoke with developer Vovoid, and they were unhappy with the state of their game and due to time constraints pushed it out and wanted a chance to fix the glaring issues. These guys obviously love their game, and …

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Lumber Island: That Special Place In Your Heart… Attacks… REVIEW

I love a good scary movie or game, sometimes I’m actually craving the adrenaline rush. While I don’t scream and cower under my covers, I do relish something that can at least get my pulse going, and make me a little nervous. Issues arise when trying to satiate that desire and coming …

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