All Reviews

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Darkestville Castle – Review

I try not to think of myself as sadistic, but Darkestville Castle is the story of a demon who spends every day terrorising the town of Darkestville…and I have never laughed so much in a video game. This classic point-and-click game developed by the (clearly hilarious) legends at Epic Llama

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Dreamscaper – Review

‘Dreamscaper’, a game developed by Afterburner Studios and published by Freedom! Games and Maple Whispering Limited, is an action role-playing game (ARPG) that takes you into your main character’s dreams where she must fight her nightmares using both magic and melee fighting. Your waking hours are spent getting to know

10

Skully – Review

Skully is an adorable game developed by Finish Line Games, published by Modus Games, and available on all of the current gaming platforms. You are Skully, a reanimated skull whose mission is to help Terry reunite with his siblings who are scattered across a beautiful Island. Skully initially seems like

6

Fairy Tail – Review

Fair Tail is a popular Manga and Anime series, and now a very cool game that has been developed by GUST Studios and Published by Koei Tecmo. Fairy Tail is a turn-based RPG that begins from the Seven Year Gap Arc, through to the Grand Magic Games Arc, and concludes

Monster Crown (Early Access) – Preview

Monster Crown is a Steam game currently in its Beta stage, developed by Studio Aurum and published by SOEDESCO, this indie game is in essence Pokémon, with a little more mature audience in mind. Monster Crown as previously stated is just like Pokémon, you play as a young adult, building

7

DEX – Review

Cyberpunk is all the rage. There is definitely something attractive about imagining what the future holds for us and what technological possibilities may entangle themselves into our everyday lives. ‘DEX’ released initially on console in 2016, and now released on Nintendo Switch, will adequately fill that progressive, neon, cyber need

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Carrion – Review

‘Carrion’ is a PC game developed by the Phobia game studio and if that doesn’t tell you everything you need to know, then players are in for a surprise. Carrion is derived from the Latin ‘Caro’ word for ‘Meat’, and refers to flesh that is decaying. Story Carrion sees the

5

Rainswept – Review

Rainswept is developed and published by Frostwood Interactive and 2Awesome Partners. This point and click whodunnit was originally released in 2019 and has you playing as Detective Michael Stone, brought into the town of Pineview after a young couple is found dead in their home. You must walk the town

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CrossCode – Review

It’s time to go on one epic adventure into CrossCode! Brought to Xbox by developer Radical Fish Games and published by DECK13 Spotlight, this title follows in the style of beautiful RPG games of old. CrossCode delivers an experience that will keep you invested for hours on end. Our story

No Straight Roads – Preview

“No Straight Roads” by Metronomik tells the story of the Indie band, Bunkbed Junction and their ambitious quest to get rock music back into the mainstream. The band is made up of Mayday and Zuke, two friends who reside in Vinyl city, which is currently run by the NSR, a

6

Aqua Lungers – Review

Aqua Lungers is a cute little 2D action game, published and developed by WarpCore Studios, and while it was originally released on PC, the game has made its way to Nintendo Switch. Aqua Lungers can be played alone, with the player racing to collect gold from the monsters of the

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Those Who Remain – Review

‘’Those Who Remain’’ is a psychological horror story from Camel 101 Studio, an independent and self funded game development studio, and is published by Wired Productions and WhisperGames. Here at MKAU, whenever we receive any Horror/Scary games, 9 out of 10 times they get sent straight to me without question.

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Fury Unleashed – Review

Published and developed by Awesome Game Studio in Poland, Fury Unleashed is an action packed 2D platform shooter presented in a comic book style. The simple yet intriguing plot tells the story of a struggling comic book creator, John Kowalski as he deals with pressure of online critics and poor

5

Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee – Review

Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee redeveloped and republished by Oddworld Inhabitants, is a 2001 classic that has been recreated for the Nintendo Switch. Many older games over the last few years have been popping up, games of the past, causing gamers those epic feelings of nostalgia. Some games have been completely revamped

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Fledgling Heroes – Review

At first glance, “Fledgling Heroes” developed and published by Subtle Boom, looks like a game solely for kids and honestly, from the moment you boot it up it really does give off that air, dare I say it, pungent aroma of child mobile game. Once you delve in though, while

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Infinite: Beyond The Mind – Review

Infinite – Beyond The Mind is a little indie game developed by Emilie Coyo and published by Blowfish Studios and is a retro platformer with a futuristic flavor. The story follows two girls, Tanya & Olga, both connected by their magic powers, sharing a unique bond and abilities between one

7

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

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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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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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New Super Lucky’s Tale – Review

A love letter, a homage, maybe even a slight rip off of Spyro, New Super Lucky’s Tale by Playful Corp is definitely a combination of all three, and I couldn’t love it more. New Super Lucky’s Tale is an adorable 3D platformer by a relatively new studio, with a few

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