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Dead or School – Review

‘Dead or School’ is an indie game developed and published by Studio Nanafushi with the help of Marvelous Inc. You play as Hisako, a teenage girl who is stuck underground with a few hundred survivors. A plague has swept across the world causing mutants to appear, resulting in a war

4.5

Kana Quest – Review

Kana Quest has answered a question I didn’t even know I had, with a new way to embrace more of the Japanese culture and learn the language. Developed and published by Not Dead Design, this is a fun and uniquely animated way to learn how to read Hiragana and Katakana,

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Horizon Chase Turbo – Review

No stranger to racing games, I’m back with another review this time with ‘Horizon Chase Turbo’ developed and published by Brazilian Company, Aquiris Game Studio. Instantly I felt a wave of nostalgia wash over me (being a product of the 80’s) as I started this bad boy up. Now its

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The Longing – Review

We’ve all experienced it before. A horrible feeling where you’re on your own and time seems to just drag on. Friends are busy with work or other priorities and we feel alone, a longing for company. If we can manage to keep ourselves occupied, we seem to not notice the

Dungeon Defenders: Awakened – Preview

Dungeon Defenders: Awakened is the latest in the well loved series of the tower defence games by the same name. Developed and Published by Chromatic Games, Dungeon Defenders: Awakened brings new life to the tower defence genre with a modern uptake. implementing a fresh and clean look along for fans

World of Horror – Preview

It’s creepy, it’s kooky and it’s definitely all together spooky! I have braced myself to experience and endure this up and coming horror title and let me tell you, it doesn’t disappoint! GAMEPLAY WORLD OF HORROR is an upcoming horror, adventure hybrid game, heavily drawing influence from old point and

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Beautiful Desolation – Review

Beautiful Desolation is a top down, isometric adventure game created by ‘The Brotherhood’, a developer also known for games such as Stasis and CAYNE. I have to admit, this is my first exposure to The Brotherhood’s games, so I have no idea what to expect. Story The game opens with

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Two Point Hospital – Review

We’ve all played it. Growing up it was the normal thing to do. Imaginative little boys and girls, all playing pretend. Putting on a plastic stethoscope and holding it to the chest of your patient before making up some fake illness that the Doctor had to treat. Usually swallowing a

3.5

The Unholy Society – Review

“Have you ever imagined what would happen if The Exorcist, Preacher and Constantine had a baby?” This is the tagline of Catastrophe Games’ newest title, “The Unholy Society”, and I was definitely in for the ride the moment I read it. This side scrolling adventure has all the clique pop

1.5

Run Kitty Run – Review

Run Kitty Run is an indie game published and developed by Confused Pigeon Studios and as the name of the game suggested, you are a kitty and you must run to escape the maze you are in. The only problem is dogs patrol the streets looking to rip you apart,

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Giraffe And Annika – Review

Giraffe and Annika is an adorable adventure, action and rhythm game published by PLAYISM and developed by Atelier Mimina. It is a beautiful 3D adventure game with a lovely Manga art style, while battle sequences will require players to be rhythmic and focus on their timing. Players will control Annika,

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Ash of Gods: Redemption – Review

Ash of Gods: Redemption is published by Whisper Games and developed by AurumDust. Now, given I’m not too big on tactical turn-based games, I was intrigued by the RPG-like elements and art style of this title, so let’s dive into my third review of the year, shall we? Ash of

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Legend of Keepers: Prologue – Review

Legend of Keepers: Prologue is a tactical, dungeon management, side scroller, turned based game with a hint of RPG elements where you actually play as the bad guys! Developed and published by Goblinz Studios, Legend of Keepers brings a fun and polished game where you’re the boss of the ‘Dungeons

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Luna: The Shadow Dust – Review

Luna: The Shadow Dust developed by Lantern Studios is a hand animated, point and click, puzzle adventure. If you’re a fan of unique artistic animation or puzzle games you have found the perfect game to add to your collection. Every aspect of this game is beautifully animated and constructed to

3.5

Valnir Rok – Review

Valnir Rok is an indie game developed by Encurio and is currently in early access. I normally find it hard to review games when this has to be kept in mind, however this is unfortunately the standard I have to abide by, as I cannot accurately review what a product

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7th Sector – Review

With Cyberpunk delayed till later in 2020, how, oh how was I going to get my futuristic fix? Now, while ‘7th Sector’ by Носков Сергей isn’t the RPG I am frothing to get my hands on, this side scroller puzzler, now available on console from Steam, will certainly slay that

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Bookbound Brigade – Review

Bookbound Brigade, a game by developed by Digital Tales USA and published by Intragames, is not a new genre but a new take on the classic Metroid and ‘Castlevania’ of old. The new term is a mixture; Metroidvania. Bookbound Brigade is a beautiful, 2D side scroller full of imaginative worlds

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Coffee Talk – Review

Coffee Talk is a simulation game by Toge Productions, a company known for their pixel art style and simulation games. Coffee Talk is no exception from this, you create your own name but essentially you are the owner of a nightlife coffee shop in Seattle. Your clientele are a range

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Stories Untold – Review

Ever felt like you have lost control of your own consciousness, like someone is steering you in a direction like a puppet on some strings? Just me, ok. Sometimes life feels like we are in the car, but not necessarily steering the wheel, that is what ‘Stories Untold’, the debut

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Potata – Review

Potata by the Indie studio of the same name Potata, is an adorable, side scroller platformer game, and although not complex, this game will challenge you with its jump sequences and puzzles. You will be tested in a skill of wit to figure out who is actually a friend and

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Unfamiliar – Review

Cats are interesting animals. For the most part, they are graceful and elegant, constantly curious of the world around them. Other times they can be extremely lazy and hilariously clumsy. One thing all cats have in common however, is the air of superiority they maintain, believing they are above everything

4.5

GRIS – Review

GRIS is an indie platform adventure game by Spanish Indie studio, Nomada Studio, and published Devolver Digital. The game’s story revolves around a young girl named Gris. After waking up inside the hands of a statue of a woman, she tries to sing but chokes up before the statue’s hands

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Alphaman – Review

Alphaman, a cute 2D platformer by Heartfelt games, and is a game that will either leave you wanting more or ready to throw your controller at the wall. Heartfelt games have been around for a few years, their motto is “making games from the heart”; a very sweet affirmation that

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Type Knight – Review

Published and developed by Chaikadev, Type Knight is fun and challenging game that is perfect for those who want to find an enjoyable way to improve and maintain their typing skills, or even for those who are just learning to type. With an enjoyable setting and dynamic weather, Type Knight

4.5

Killer Queen Black – Review

Buy It, play it, you’ll love it! My review for Killer Queen Black is done now. Thanks, and goodnight! Well, maybe, I suppose I should tell you why… Ok then… Killer Queen Black is the console adaption of the arcade eSport game “Killer Queen”. Killer Queen Black has been rebuilt

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Ghost Blade HD – Review

Ghost Blade HD is a new top down shoot’em up available for the Nintendo Switch. Sadly, it fails to hit the nail on the head before it even begins, as it doesn’t really offer anything new to the genre. Instead, relying purely on nostalgia to pull in players. Expecting you

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Rising Hell – Review

Rising Hell is a fast paced, heavy metal vertical platformer developed by Tahoe Games and published by Another Indie and Toge Productions. Being in Early Access, this roguish game brings a lot of potential and fun. Starting off, Rising Hell being in Early Access by no means should be a

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